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First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Revenge Of The Ripoff: How A Zappos Knockoff Became A $5 Billion Retailing Sensation

Rubin Ritter, David Schneider and Robert Gentz oversee Zalando, a pre-IPO fashion e-commerce company that has become a European sensation. (Photo: Andreas Chudowski for Forbes)knIt was an unusually hot day for Las Vegas in November 2012, and Rubin Ritter ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

With Flipkart’s latest funding, India gets a bigger share in e-commerce

India has seen the largest rise in e-commerce funds when comparing the past two years (2012-13) with the same time period two years prior (2010-11), according to a 1 June blog by research firm CB Insights. Photo: BloombergMumbai: Critics may cry hoarse ... [Published Livemint.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Flipkart in talks to raise a humongous $1 billion fresh round of funding

If Flipkart is in the news, it’s probably about a fresh round of funding. This time around, Flipkart is believed to be in talks to raise a huge $1 billion funding round ( source ). The news is not confirmed yet but the report suggests that half of the ... [Published Yourstory.in - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Flipkart, India’s largest online retailer, raises $1 billion in fresh funds

India’s ecommerce poster-boy Flipkart has raised over US$1 billion. According to The Economic Times , Flipkart will make the official announcement next week. Half of the fresh funds are expected to come from existing investors: Tiger Global, Russian billionaire ... [Published Tech In Asia - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Flipkart writes first-ever $1bn Indian story

The leading Indian eCommerce firm, Flipkart has marked another record benchmark. The eCommerce site has raised about $1 billion that is Rs 6,000 croore funds, which is biggest ever amount, according to sources.The half of this fund will be coming from ... [Published ITvoir.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Opening Bell 23 July | Markets shrug off geopolitical tensions

A file photo of the BSE building in Mumbai. Photo: BloombergMumbai: Asian markets were trading higher on Wednesday morning as risk aversion triggered by recent geopolitical tensions continued to ebb. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng gained 0.6%, Japan’s Nikkei Stock ... [Published Livemint.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

DST launches 4th international tech fund

DST Global, a large Russian IT-focused fund controlled by Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, has launched its fourth investment fund, DST Global IV. The news was reported earlier this month by East-West Digital News, the first all English-language online ... [Published Marchmont.ru - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Flipkart in talks to raise $500 mn for likely US listing next year

MUMBAI/BANGALORE: Flipkart is in negotiations to raise at least $500 million, or about Rs 3,000 crore, an investment round that will prepare the ground for a likely listing in the US next year, according to several people aware of the development.These ... [Published Economic Times - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Yuri Milner’s DST Global launches its fourth investment fund

Image Credit: via Shutterstock DST Global, which is controlled by Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, has launched its fourth investment fund — DST Global IV. The news was  reported  last week by Russian business daily Vedomosti based on documents posted ... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Russian internet billionaire sets up new fund

(RosBusinessConsulting via COMTEX News Network) -- Russian internet billionaire Yuri Milner has set up a new investment fund DST Global IV on the basis of DST Global, the documents disclosed by the SEC show. The fund whose size is not yet known is registered ... [Published PredictWallStreet - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

ZocDoc is raising $152M, bringing its valuation to $1.6B

Image Credit: Sean Ludwig/VentureBeat Doctor-booking services are worth a lot, apparently. ZocDoc is reportedly raising a $152 million round at a $1.6 billion valuation, according to a Delaware Certificate of Corporation filing grabbed by VC Experts ... [Published Venturebeat - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

'Biggest prize in science' announced

The first winners have been announced for a new prize for mathematics.Five researchers have been awarded the Breakthrough Prize for their groundbreaking work.The Breakthrough Prizes are awarded for recent achievements in fundamental physics, life sciences ... [Published BBC - Jun 23 2014]

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"Mathematics is essential for driving human progress and innovation in this century,” said Mark Zuckerberg. “This year’s Breakthrough Prize winners have made huge contributions to the field and we’re excited to celebrate their efforts.”"
"His name was synonymous with genius. Yet most of today's top scientists - despite opening new windows onto the Universe, curing intractable diseases and extending human life - are unknown to the general public. The greatest thinkers of our age should be superstars, like the geniuses of screen and stadium."
"Our investment in Twitter reaffirms our ability in identifying suitable opportunities to invest in promising, high-growth businesses with a global impact" the newspaper quoted him as saying

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Revenge Of The Ripoff: How A Zappos Knockoff Be... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 30 2014]
With Flipkart’s latest funding, India gets a bi... [Published Livemint.com - Jul 29 2014]
Flipkart, India’s largest online retailer, rais... [Published Tech In Asia - Jul 23 2014]
Indian e-commerce startup Flipkart reportedly j... [Published Quartz - Jul 23 2014]
What has been Flipkart’s funding journey that l... [Published Yourstory.in - Jul 23 2014]
Flipkart writes first-ever $1bn Indian story [Published ITvoir.com - Jul 23 2014]
Flipkart in talks to raise a humongous $1 billi... [Published Yourstory.in - Jul 23 2014]
Opening Bell 23 July | Markets shrug off geopol... [Published Livemint.com - Jul 23 2014]
DST launches 4th international tech fund [Published Marchmont.ru - Jul 17 2014]
Flipkart in talks to raise $500 mn for likely U... [Published Economic Times - Jul 09 2014]
Yuri Milner’s DST Global launches its fourth in... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 03 2014]
Russian internet billionaire sets up new fund [Published PredictWallStreet - Jul 01 2014]
Stony Brook University Professor Awarded Inaugu... [Published Newswise - Jun 27 2014]
ZocDoc is raising $152M, bringing its valuation... [Published Venturebeat - Jun 24 2014]
'Biggest prize in science' announced [Published BBC - Jun 23 2014]
SpinUp Partners leads Russian startups to globa... [Published Venturebeat - Jun 12 2014]
Flipkart gets funds [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 27 2014]
Far from politics, Russian money still fuels U.... [Published Venturebeat - May 11 2014]
Where Intel’s Cloudera Deal Ranks Among Biggest... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 01 2014]
Spotify IPO coming? Music streaming service see... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Feb 17 2014]
Saudi prince buys into Twitter [Published Topnews.in - Dec 19 2011]
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Yuri Milner’s DST Global launches its fourth in... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 03 2014]
Image Credit: via Shutterstock DST Global, which is controlled by Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, has launched its fourth investment fund — DST Global IV. The news was  reported  last week by Russian business daily Vedomosti based on documents posted ...
ZocDoc is raising $152M, bringing its valuation... [Published Venturebeat - Jun 24 2014]
Image Credit: Sean Ludwig/VentureBeat Doctor-booking services are worth a lot, apparently. ZocDoc is reportedly raising a $152 million round at a $1.6 billion valuation, according to a Delaware Certificate of Corporation filing grabbed by VC Experts ...
SpinUp Partners leads Russian startups to globa... [Published Venturebeat - Jun 12 2014]
Image Credit: Erwin Soo/Flickr Over the past months Russian seed-stage fund SpinUp Partners has invested in two Asian startup accelerators – a pioneering move among Russian funds, which usually consider California the prime destination in their ...
Far from politics, Russian money still fuels U.... [Published Venturebeat - May 11 2014]
Above: Old Soviet kopecks, used during the USSR era. Image Credit: Sean Ludwig/VentureBeat Recent political tensions and even a cold-war style  warning from the FBI  have not slowed the flow of Russian venture capital into U.S. startups, nor have they ...
Where Intel’s Cloudera Deal Ranks Among Biggest... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 01 2014]
Intel Corp.’s $740 million investment in data analytics company Cloudera  Inc. is eye-popping on its own, but it’s even more impressive when compared with other deals over the years. The transaction, which values the four-year-old company at $4.1 billion, ...
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