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Dropbox snags $250M funding at $10B valuation

Monday, January 20, 2014 | More »

Dropbox Inc has secured $250 million from a fund managed by BlackRock Inc and other investors in a new funding round that values the provider of online storage services at almost $10 billion, according to two people familiar with the matter. The sources declined to be named because the funding round...


BlackRock buys shares worth $80M from Twitter employees, values firm at $9B

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset management company, has taken an $80 million stake in Twitter Inc, a person with knowledge of the deal said Friday. The six-year old social media company will not raise new capital as part of the private deal that values the firm at more than $9 billion. Bl...

26 January, 2013 | More »


Excl: Quikr ropes in BlackRock MD Atul Tewari to head operations

Warburg Pincus-backed online classifieds site Quikr.com has roped in Atul Tewari as the new head of operations. Tewari was till recently managing director with global asset management giant BlackRock in India. Tewari, who has headed BlackRock India since January 2008, has extensive experience in set...

4 December, 2012 | More »