What Big Tech Has Acquired From In-Q-Tel, The CIA’s VC Arm
The government helped shape the Internet, so it should come as no surprise it is also game to invest in the companies working to bring it to new heights. In-Q-Tel, the venture arm of the CIA, has invested in 172 known startups (more than 20 of which Crunchbase News has reached out to for comment), according to Crunchbase.
Microsoft Acquires Semantic Machines, Continuing AI’s Big 2018
Microsoft acquired a “conversational AI” company yesterday. Here’s what we know.
Pluralsight’s IPO Range Set To Bolster Value Of The Utah-Based Unicorn
Technical online education provider Pluralsight is marching towards going public. The Utah-based company intends to price its equity between $10 and $12 per share, according to its most recent SEC filing.
General Assembly Is Not The First Coding School To Sell
General Assembly’s exit is not the first of its kind. Here are a few others.
Q1 2018 Global Venture Liquidity Report: Improving M&A And IPO Markets Spark Optimism
As a follow-up to the Q1 2018 Global VC Investment Report, published yesterday on Crunchbase News, we present an analysis of startup liquidity in the first quarter of 2018. If the investment report was all about “money in,” this one is all about “money out.”