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Quora Raises $50 Million in Series B Funding

Quora, a sort Q&A site organized by its community of users, has just raised $50 million in Series B funding, with a valuation of $400 million. Co-founder Adam D’Angelo, former CTO at Facebook, put up $20 million of his own money, and Peter Thiel, Benchmark Capital (they had led Series A and Benchmark’s Matt Cohler is on the board), Northbridge …

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Facebook Improves Mobile News Feed

According to its mobile site, Facebook today launched a design upgrade to the News Feed for its iOS and Android mobile app. Photos are now up to three times larger, and posts span the entire screen, edge to edge. Multiple photos are also displayed, akin to what a desktop user of the social network is accustomed to seeing. This is …

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Facebook To Go Public on Friday?

The rumor mill is swirling as Facebook prepares to go public. According to ZDNet’s Emil Protinski, a previously reported date of May 18th could be delayed, as the Securities and Exchange Commission has yet to approve Facebook’s IPO filing after their sixth amendment late last week. Early reports of the public offering cited an FTC probe could be cause for …

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Zuckerberg to Investors: Facebook Mobile is Priority

It was recently reported that 54% of Facebook users access the social network via mobile devices, and the issue of how Mark Zuckerberg and Co.’s ad business is affected by mobile use was mentioned in its latest filing with the SEC, as the social network readies its IPO. Now Zuckerberg has pointed out to investors that the retooling of Facebook’s …

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Zuckerberg Hoodie Debate Suggests Wall Street Has Nothing Better to Do

Zuckerberg’s hoodie and the arguments its spawned have amused me to no end. Now, I’m obviously not a Wall Street type of guy; one look at my bank account, not to mention my wardrobe (or lack thereof), suggests that I am a) a full-blown slacker with zero ambition, b) a pot-smoking layabout who would rather get stoned and play Skyrim …

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Twitter Could Be More Sustainable, Valuable Than Facebook

There’s something to be said about keeping it simple, and that may be the keystone to the house of Twitter’s long-term sustainability. Rory Sutherland, the influential advertiser that helped mold Microsoft into the global tech giant it is today, expects that Twitter will not only outlast Facebook but also grow to become more valuable. Talking to The Telegraph yesterday about …

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Evernote Raises $70M Ahead of $1B IPO

The digital note taking company Evernote has raised $70 million in its fourth round of funding ahead of its $1 billion IPO valuation, venturebeat is reporting. The private financing was led by Meritech Capital and CBC Capital. According to the Evernote company blog, the money is not needed for operational cost, but to build a financial infrastructure that will help …

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Yelp IPO Sets Price at $15 Per Share

The Yelp IPO is on its way and they have set the price at $15 per share, which is a great sign. Initially the stock was expected to trade at $12 to $14 per share, so its priced above target, which is a sign that investor demand is high. The goal at Yelp is to raise $123 million with the …

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Is Facebook Ready To Be Public?

There’s no doubt that Facebook’s IPO is coming, but the exact timing of it is a little uncertain. Early speculations pinpointed the company to begin selling stock in May, but recent activities suggest that the sale could be delayed.

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Facebook IPO Docs Ready for Approval this Week

As I reported last week, the Facebook IPO may be delayed a little from its original third week in May projected launch time. Some experts in the industry believe that CEO Mark Zuckerberg may be just too busy with acquisitions and other Facebook housekeeping issues to get the IPO ready on time. Today however, All Things D is reporting that …

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Facebook to be Traded on NASDAQ Exchange

There have been rumors floating around that the big “FB” was still in negotiations to decide which exchange they would have offering their stock in the much anticipated IPO happening in the next couple months. Well, finally it has been confirmed, Facebook will be carried on the NASDAQ stock exchange. According to Bloomberg, the ability to be listed on the …

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Facebook Rumor Mill: IPO Pushed Back To June

Yes, it seems like it has been forever since Facebook announced its much anticipated initial public offering (IPO). I am sure most of us would have thought it would have happened already, and some probably think it did, but no, we are still waiting. Zuckerberg and his social platform seem to be endlessly altering and adding to their SEC filing …

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