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The Truth Is, We Desperately Need Our Government To Waste Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars

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The transcontinental railroad. The highway system. The Internet. These are all examples of "platforms" upon which our economy is built. They're also each the product of profound waste on behalf of government, which built, funded, or supported each platform's construction to its massive short term loss. In his new book,...
The Truth Is, We Desperately Need Our Government To Waste Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars

Warburg Sells CAMP Systems

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Chicago buyout shop GTCR has agreed to acquire CAMP Systems, a seller of maintenance-tracking services to private aircraft owners, from fellow private-equity firm Warburg Pincus, according to people familiar with the matter....
Warburg Sells CAMP Systems

TechStars taps former NEA venture capitalist Eugene Chung to lead NYC program

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New York entrepreneurs, here’s a name you’re going to want to remember. On Thursday, startup accelerator TechStars announced that it had tapped Eugene Chung, a former venture capitalist with New Enterprise Associates, to lead its New York City program. He will replace David Tisch, the former managing director who helped...
TechStars taps former NEA venture capitalist Eugene Chung to lead NYC program

Former McAfee CTO Debuts Stealthy Security Technology Startup CrowdStrike With $26M In Funding

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George Kurtz, who was formerly the CTO of McAfee, has launched a new security technology company called CrowdStrike. The company is still in stealth mode, but has revealed a $26 million series A investment from Warburg Pincus (Kurtz was previously an EIR at the private equity firm). Details are still...
Former McAfee CTO Debuts Stealthy Security Technology Startup CrowdStrike With $26M In Funding
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eBay readies another China push through upcoming partnership with Xiu.com

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Up until now, eBay’s fate in China has been one of the cautionary tales of foreign companies entering the market. However, the company is looking to change its destiny via a new partnership with Chinese ecommerce darling Xiu.com that will be formally announced later this month, QQ Tech reports (via...
eBay readies another China push through upcoming partnership with Xiu.com

Security Start-Up CrowdStrike Hires Former FBI Cyber Cop

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Crowdstrike, a new computer security start-up launched earlier this year with a $26 million investment from private equity fund Warburg Pincus said today it had made its first major management hire. The company said it had signed Shawn Henry, the FBI’s former executive assistant director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response,...
Security Start-Up CrowdStrike Hires Former FBI Cyber Cop

Techstars NY hires Eugene Chung as Managing Director

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Techstars has announced it hired Eugene Chung of NEA to lead its New York program. Chung has worked out of NEA’s Washington DC office but has backed New York companies like BuzzFeed, and Ken Lerer’s Bedrocket. He’s also worked with NEA companies 10Gen, Lot18, Moda Operandi, Quidsi, SecondMarket and Gilt Groupe. After the...
Techstars NY hires Eugene Chung as Managing Director
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TechStars NYC Poaches Eugene Chung, a VC at NEA, to Replace David Tisch

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Mr. Chung (Photo: TechStars) In December, after reports about an impending downturn in the accelerator boom, some local investors expressed concerns about the future of TechStars New York. Would the next Demo Day be the same parade of oversubscribed startups when much-hyped graduates were still stuck in beta? Were the...
TechStars NYC Poaches Eugene Chung, a VC at NEA, to Replace David Tisch

Spigit raises $15.2m in Series E funding for ‘social innovation software’

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Spigit, which offers software that enables organizations to tap the collective intelligence of their employees and others to make and drive business decisions, has scored another $15.2 million in a Series E financing round. The capital injection comes from private equity firm Warburg Pincus, an existing investor, and will be...
Spigit raises $15.2m in Series E funding for ‘social innovation software’

Consolidation in the ‘green shopping’ space as JP Selects buys rival LovingEco for $1m

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JP Selects, an online shopping portal for eco-conscious consumers operated by applications and services company ROK Global, has acquired competitor LovingEco in a move that marks consolidation in the space. The deal was small: the ROK Global unit paid only $1 million for the business and LovingEco will be merged...
Consolidation in the ‘green shopping’ space as JP Selects buys rival LovingEco for $1m

Stealthy CrowdStrike wants to obliterate security threats, raises $26M

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George Kurtz has a deep affinity for Seattle, previously working as a consultant at Microsoft and raising cash for his first startup, Foundstone, from Kirkland’s OVP Venture Partners. So, when the former McAfee chief technology officer was looking for a place to recruit top engineers for his new company, CrowdStrike, he...
Stealthy CrowdStrike wants to obliterate security threats, raises $26M

JANEWAY: A Healthy Economy Requires Lots Of Government Waste And Bubbles

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In his new book, "Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Markets, Speculation and the State," Warburg Pincus partner Bill Janeway explains what the economy really needs: wasteful spending from the goverment and bubbles.   <div>Please enable Javascript to watch this video</div> Produced by Business Insider VideoSEE ALSO: This Solar-Powered Airplane Can Revolutionize...
JANEWAY: A Healthy Economy Requires Lots Of Government Waste And Bubbles
Quikr, India’s Spin On Craigslist, Gobbles Up $32M From Warburg Pincus, eBay & More

VC firm Flybridge expands its footprint in Brazil and hires Pitzi’s CEO as an advisor

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Flybridge Capital Partners has hired Sao Paulo-based American entrepreneur Daniel Hatkoff as an advisor, the early stage VC firm announced today. As you may remember, Hatkoff is the founder of Pitzi, an insurance club for mobile phones. Before starting his own company, he served as a financial analyst with Warburg Pincus...
VC firm Flybridge expands its footprint in Brazil and hires Pitzi’s CEO as an advisor
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