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With Freshdesk, Google Capital Invests In Sixth Company

With Freshdesk, Google Capital Invests In Sixth Company

By Chris Crum June 12, 2014

Cloud-based customer support software maker Freshdesk announced today that it has secured a new $31 million round of funding led by Tiger Global, with backing from Accel Partners and Google Capital. That would make Freskdesk the sixth company to get …

Yelp Earnings Released, Revenue Up 65% YoY Yelp Earnings Released, Revenue Up 65% YoY

Yelp just released its earnings report for the first quarter with revenue at $76.4 billion, up 66% from the same period last year. Cumulative reviews grew by 46% year-over-year, reaching about 57 million, with active business accounts growing 65% to …

eBay Earnings Released, Revenue Up 14% eBay Earnings Released, Revenue Up 14%

eBay just released its earnings report for the first quarter with revenue up 14% year-over-year. Non-GAAP earnings grew 11%. CEO John Donahoe said, “We delivered a strong first quarter, with enabled commerce volume up 24 percent and revenue up 14 …

Twitter Revenue Up 119%, Monthly Active Users Up 25% Twitter Revenue Up 119%, Monthly Active Users Up 25%

Twitter just released its earnings report for the first quarter. This is its second earnings report as a public company. Revenue was $250 million, up 119% year-over-year, and up from $243 million the previous quarter. Net loss for the quarter …

Amazon Sales Up 23% At $19.74 Billion Amazon Sales Up 23% At $19.74 Billion

Amazon just released its Q1 earnings report with net sales for the quarter at $19.74 billion, up 23% year-over-year. A report earlier this week indicates that the company is taking a sales hit in states that have implemented online sales …

Microsoft Earnings Released, Revenue $20.4 Billion Microsoft Earnings Released, Revenue $20.4 Billion

Microsoft just released its earnings report for its fiscal year 2014 Q3. Revenue was $20.4 billion for the quarter ended March 31st. The company managed to pretty much meet analysts’ expectations. New CEO Satya Nadella said, “This quarter’s results demonstrate …

Apple Earnings Released: Revenue $45.6 Billion Apple Earnings Released: Revenue $45.6 Billion

Apple just released its earnings report for its fiscal 2014 second quarter, ended March 29th with revenue of $45.6 billion and quarterly net profit of $10.2 billion. That’s compared to $43.6 billion and net profit of $9.5 billion, respectively for …

Facebook's CFO Is Stepping Down In June Facebook's CFO Is Stepping Down In June

Facebook just released its earnings for the first quarter, with revenue of $2.50 billion, up 72% year-over-year. Revenue from advertising was $2.27 billion, up 82% over that time. Daily active users were 802 million as of last month, up of …

Netflix Earnings Out, New Members To Be Charged More Netflix Earnings Out, New Members To Be Charged More

Netflix has just released its earnings report for the first quarter, and announced that it has surpassed 48 million global members. Quarterly streaming revenue was over $1 billion. Domestic net additions increased year-over-year to 4 million (from 3.05 million). Here’s …

Google Earnings Released, Revenue Up 19% Google Earnings Released, Revenue Up 19%

Google just released its earnings report for the first quarter. Revenue was up 19% from the same period last year, but it missed Wall Street estimates, and the stock is on the way down at the moment. Revenues from Google’s …

Yahoo Earnings Released, Revenue Up 1% Yahoo Earnings Released, Revenue Up 1%

Yahoo just released its earnings report for the first quarter, slightly beating Wall Street estimates. GAAP revenue was up 1% year-over-year, as was revenue ex-TAC. GAAP search revenue was up 5% year-over-year at $445 million with search revenue ex-TAC at …

Swiss Banker Found Guilty of IRS Fraud Swiss Banker Found Guilty of IRS Fraud

The Swiss banking system, and Swiss bankers in particular, were portrayed in the 2013 Oscar-nominated Scorsese movie The Wolf of Wall Street as outright corrupt. Though the movie, its events, and its characters are based on real-life events, Jean Dujardin’s …

Bezos And Others Give Business Insider $12 Million Bezos And Others Give Business Insider $12 Million

Business Insider announced on Wednesday that it has raised a new $12 million round of funding from existing investors including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Others include IVP, RRE, and Gordon Crovitz. According to CEO Henry Blodget, Business Insider will use …

T-Mobile Subscribers Continued to Rise During Q4 T-Mobile Subscribers Continued to Rise During Q4

T-Mobile this week revealed its fourth quarter and full-year 2013 financial results, highlighting huge subscriber gains and strong earnings for the smallest of the four major U.S. telecoms. The biggest news for T-Mobile investors would be the company’s net subscriber …

Groupon Earnings Released, Revenue Up 20% Groupon Earnings Released, Revenue Up 20%

Groupon just released its earnings report for the fourth quarter and full year 2013. Revenue was up 20% for the quarter at $768.4 million with revenue up 18% in North America, but down 15% in the rest of the world. …

Google Announces Investment Arm Google Captial Google Announces Investment Arm Google Captial

Google announced the launch of a new growth equity fund called Google Capital. It’s backed by the company, and led by partners David Lawee, Scott Tierney and Gene Frantz. Google describes the fund as a growth-stage business counterpart to Google …

'Candy Crush' Maker King Files For IPO 'Candy Crush' Maker King Files For IPO

King Digital Entertainment, the company behind the massively popular Candy Crush Saga and other games, announced that it has filed for an initial public offering. The company said on Tuesday that it has filed a registration statement on Form F-1 …