This week, in a first for ePitch, we feature two VCs for the price of one. Neal Dempsey has been at venerable Bay Partners since 1989; his son Sean got into the venture game six years ago by founding Palo Alto's Merus Capital. Q:HOWD YOU GET INTO ... SiliconValley.com, 2 weeks ago
Last week, news broke that a ~2.5 year old company called Snapchat had rejected an all-cash $3 billion takeover offer from Facebook . Predictably, the cat-calls and howls of indignation began. Snapchat and its investors were obviously ...Business Insider, 2 weeks ago
The American regulatory agencies, described by Henry Kaufmann as "...less than robust... Understaffed, under-funded, and badly fragmented," have been, in his words, "slow to recognize some of the more serious abuses" in the financial markets.70 ...HBS Working Knowledge, 3 weeks ago
Much of the press coverage Ive seen in the wake of Twitter's eye-watering IPO has been responsibly skeptical or, at the very least, contextual. Were still smarting from 1999, when media hype helped inflate the original tech bubble. Ive seen lots ...Columbia Journalism Review, 3 weeks ago
Motorola rejected two Google bids and managed to drive the final acquisition price up by about $3 billion — even though there were no other bidders.Key players in the deal included Motorola shareholder Carl Icahn, who suggested that Motorola shop ...Business Insider Australia, 3 weeks ago
When one thinks of a lawyer, most imagine the television kind. The Atticus Finches, the Perry Masons, the Jack McCoys. Those guys are not your behind-the-desk, paper shuffling types. They are trial lawyers. And they do exist in real life, though ...Business Insider Australia, 1 month ago
Short headline: Reasons to be a banker in New Zealand Tweet Ok, so this is from the buttoned-up British, but at least you can see why you haven't yet made the move to London. By Sarah Butcher 1. Sleep Heard of the Magic ...Interest.co.nz, 1 month ago
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