Tag archive for ‘small businesses’
Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Economists Question Facebook’s Claim of $227 Billion Economic Impact

A new study says that Facebook generated $227 billion worth of economic impact in the 12 months ending October 2014 by supporting new jobs and connecting businesses with customers, but some economists are More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

What Happens in Davos Definitely Doesn’t Stay in Davos

Some see the annual Economic Forum at Davos Switzerland as a chance for business and government leaders to get together and brainstorm solutions on how to improve the world, and others see it as a glistening More...

Shiri Habib-Valdhorn On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Benchmark sells $80 million Wix stake

The venture capital fund only invested a few million dollars in the Israeli DIY website company. More than four years after its initial investment in Israeli Internet company Wix.com Ltd. (Nasdaq: WIX), US More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Box Inc. Expects $1.55 Billion Valuation From IPO

Andrew Levie’s on line cloud storage provider Box Inc. is expecting to reach a valuation of $1.55 billion at its upcoming IPO. The company, which started with angel funding from Mark Cuban, said that it More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, January 5th, 2015

Facebook to Make Changes in 2015

Facebook is considering major changes in 2015 that could include charging small businesses that use their Facebook pages instead of websites. How often have you gotten a message from a Facebook friend to “like” More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Chase Coleman Buys Large Stake in On Deck Capital

  Chase Coleman revealed a sizeable stake in recent IPO On Deck Capital, which makes loans of around $250, 000 to small businesses, as reported by Gurufocus. Coleman owns a 9.2% stake in On Deck,  More...

Eli Horn On Friday, December 19th, 2014

Nontraditional Lender OnDeck raises $200 million in IPO

Tech-enabled lender OnDeck Capital Inc. priced its initial public offering at $20 per share Tuesday night, it said, valuing the company at $1.32 billion as it prepared to trade on the New York Stock Exchange More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

OurCrowd Startup AppForma to Offer Mobile App for Small Business Marketing

Read also: OurCrowd Founder Jon Medved in First Jerusalem Investment Conference: I’m Feeling like a Bar Mitzvah Boy OurCrowd Jerusalem Global Summit Opens With $10 Thousand Minimum Investments Meet OurCrowd More...

Reuters On Friday, November 14th, 2014

Exclusive: U.S. Ex-Im acknowledges errors in politically sensitive small biz data

–   The U.S. Export-Import Bank has mischaracterized potentially hundreds of large companies and units of multinational conglomerates as small businesses, a flaw in its record keeping that could More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Israeli Social Marketing App Wannabiz Raises $2 Million

Israeli firm Wannabiz announced that it has raised a total of $2.2 million in financing. The company is using the funds towards the launch of its DIY Marketing app which it also just announced and to provide More...

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