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These were the 10 biggest VC-backed exits from the Bay Area in Q3

Most of the biggest exits for venture-backed companies in the Bay Area in the third quarter came from IPOs. That's probably no surprise in a year when the number of companies going public from the region has already more than doubled last year's total a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 22nd, 2018

Here are the top 10 Bay Area VC deals from a megabuck Q1

Six of the 10 biggest first quarter venture funding deals in the country went to Bay Area companies as the recent trend of more money going to fewer deals continued to play out. There was $11.9 billion invested in the region's VC-backed companies, ac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2019

Bay Area IPOs return this week. Here are 12 already in the pipeline for 2019.

Despite the IPO-less January, some experts predict 2019 will be a big year for venture-backed exits via the public markets. Here's a look at what's in the pipeline, including two this week......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 6th, 2019

Meet the Ignition VC who scored a 600 percent return on his DocuSign investment

It's one of the biggest exits for any venture capital in the Seattle area's history......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2018

These 9 Bay Area venture-backed businesses hit $100M or more in their Q1 exits

Exits by venture-backed companies in the Bay Area remained relatively weak in the first quarter, despite a strong stock market and a big infusion of corporate cash from newly enacted federal tax breaks. The number of VC-backed businesses from the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2018

Japan’s Biggest Bank Invests in Crypto Sleuthing Startup Chainalysis

Japanese bank MUFG has backed an additional Series B raise for crypto analytics startup Chainalysis, bringing its round total to $36 million......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 17th, 2019

These jobs are paid much, much less in Buffalo than elsewhere in the U.S.

Biochemists and biophysicists are paid an average of 50.5 percent less in the Buffalo area than in the entire country. That's the biggest local pay lag for any occupation, according to a Business First analysis of new salary data from the U.S. Bu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2019

Zillow"s Kansas City operation gets new name, will hire 100 more

Late last year, one of biggest names in real estate bought one of the Kansas City area's fastest-growing companies of 2018. Now, Seattle-based Zillow Group Inc. (Nasdaq: Z) is ready to ramp up its production. Zillow announced Tuesday that Mortgage Len.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2019

Lyft"s IPO this week could be the Bay Area"s biggest in five years

Here's a look at how the amount Lyft is expected to raise in its IPO on Friday stacks up against the biigest offerings from the Bay Area over the past five years......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2019

Cancer rates: Here"s where Oregon"s 36 counties rank

Oregon's 10 most cancer-prone counties are not all-urban or all-rural, nor are they concentrated in one geographic portion of the state. Some are close to state's biggest metro area, while others lie in Central and Southern Oregon, the Coast and a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2019

These are the 10 biggest apartment projects being built in metro Phoenix

About 8,500 units are expected to come online across the region in the next 12 months — and here's the breakdown in different parts of the Phoenix metro area......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 27th, 2019

Top of the List: Burns & McDonnell, Black & Veatch switch spots & other engineering data

The Kansas City area's two biggest engineering firms both simultaneously occupy the No. 1 and 2 spots this year. That's because we've added a new List that represents an additional way to rank the area's engineering offices. As one of the metro's lar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2019

AAA releases KC"s Four- and Five-Diamond restaurant rankings for 2019

The eponymous auto club just delivered one of its biggest rankings of the year, and three local restaurants will continue to reap the rewards. Although no Kansas City-area restaurants made the Five-Diamond list, two innovative New American restau.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2019

China’s Default Wave Spares the Biggest Fish

State-backed borrowers are benefiting from Beijing’s bounty at the expense of their private peers......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 13th, 2019

Oregon firm buys Boston-area robotics company for $385M

Oregon thermal imaging company Flir Systems, in buyer mode for the past several months, has revealed its biggest acquisition to date. Flir announced its intent to purchase Endeavor Robotics Holdings Inc. for $385 million. Endeavor, based in Chelmsfor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

Credit union hires former GE, Ayco and Kinderhook Bank execs to leadership team

CAP COM Federal Credit Union has hired three new executives with backgrounds at some of the largest companies in the area to lead its management team, as the credit union goes through its biggest management shift in 15 years......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2019

Here"s where Central Florida colleges, universities saw their biggest successes in the past year

Several area educational institutions are expecting growth through the next few years in both the number of students and facilities......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 4th, 2019

Hugh Zimmer, a giant in area real estate and development, dies

Hugh Zimmer, one of the biggest names in area real estate and development, died Friday at the age of 88. Zimmer, retired chairman of Zimmer Cos. Inc., worked in real estate for 65 years. Newmark Grubb Zimmer is one of the Kansas City area’s lar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 4th, 2019

3 ways Mayor Liccardo wants to spur development in San Jose

Development headwinds are a problem in San Jose, Liccardo acknowledges. Here are three ways he wants to help developers get more shovels in the ground in the Bay Area's biggest city......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 1st, 2019

One of AMC"s biggest KC-area theaters is getting a makeover

AMC Independence Commons 20 is getting a makeover that includes power recliners, reserved seating, ticketless entry and a fresh look that includes new carpet and paint throughout the movie theater. Leawood-based AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (NYSE.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 30th, 2019

Here are the 10 hottest Bay Area startups from the fourth quarter

The Bay Area startup with the biggest percentage jump in valuation in the fourth quarter is led by a former executive at Zynga Inc. who developed the Kindle reader's operating system while at Amazon. An.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2019