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TC Roundup: GoDaddy seeks nearly $4.5B IPO valuation, talks diversifying

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GoDaddy seeks nearly $4.5B IPO valuation, talks diversifying: GoDaddy.com is pushing ahead with an initial public offering early next year that would value the world’s biggest domain registration service at roughly $4.5 billion, The Post has learned. CFO Scott Wagner met last week with analysts t...

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VCCircle Education Investment Summit 2014 is a week away; gear up to understand investment trends in the Indian education sector

After witnessing how a flurry of startups, emerging edupreneurs, brick & mortar education players and investors are extending their hands to reinvigorate the regulatory controlled Indian educational space, the 5th edition of VCCircle Education Investment Summit is all set to deliver interestin...

20 November, 2014 |More »

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TC Roundup: Yahoo usurps Google in Firefox search deal

Yahoo usurps Google in Firefox search deal: Yahoo Inc struck a deal with Firefox maker Mozilla Corp to replace Google Inc as the default search engine on the Firefox Web browser in the United States, a move that Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said will help boost its flagging search market sha...

20 November, 2014 |More »

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TC Roundup: China says controls on internet needed to maintain stability

China says controls on internet needed to maintain stability: Chinese officials called on Wednesday for controls on the Internet to preserve stability, saying its model for cyberspace regulation can be the framework for spawning commercial successes like Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. The comments, mad...

19 November, 2014 |More »

Sofina SA

Sofina SA opened its account in Indian e-commerce in February 2014 when it participated in a $48 million investment round in Myntra Designs. In July 2014, the firm co-invested in a $1 billion investment round in Flipkart as well along with a few large names. Sofina is a Brussels-headquartered invest...

18 November, 2014 |More »

Tybourne Capital Management

Tybourne Capital Management is a Hong Kong-based hedge fund founded by Eashwar Krishnan. The fund has invested in Snapdeal in two rounds this year (in May and in October 2014). Tybourne focuses mostly on equities in the consumer, financial and TMT sectors in Asia. Tybourne’s flagship fund returned...

18 November, 2014 |More »

Iconiq Capital LLC

Founded by three former Morgan Stanley advisors – Divesh Makan, Michael Anders and Chad Boeding – in 2011, Iconiq is known to be a highly discreet and media shy firm. San Francisco-based multi-family asset management firm manages the private wealth of, among others, top executives at Fac...

18 November, 2014 |More »

Investment AB Kinnevik

Based out of Sweden, Kinnevik is a VC firm with primary focus on consumer-centric businesses that provide innovative and value-added technology-enabled services. Its main focus areas are communications, e-commerce, entertainment and financial services. It owns significant stakes in over 50 companies...

18 November, 2014 |More »

LionRock Master Fund

LionRock is a family office investing in public and private markets primarily in Asia Pacific. Started in 2009, LionRock invests in early-stage and growth companies with a focus on consumer and technology sectors. The fund was started by Srihari Kumar, founding partner of Singapore-based hedge fund ...

18 November, 2014 |More »

European Founders Fund GmbH

A Germany-based VC fund, European Founders Fund was started by Rocket Internet founder siblings – Oliver and Marc Samwer. The fund focuses on early- and later-stage investments in technology companies especially in internet, software and wireless. In January this year, the fund invested $10 mi...

18 November, 2014 |More »

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