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Don't fear the down round: What HBO's Silicon Valley gets right and wrong about negotiating a lower valuation

While the unevenness of the jokes in last Sunday’s season two premiere of HBO’s Silicon Valley, “Sand Hill Shuffle,” really can’t be debated, the viability of one of the episode’s major plot lines definitely warrants further examination. 1,754 more words


Ola Raises $315 Million!!

In a new funding from DST Global and its previous investors Tiger Global, Steadview Capital, and Accel Partners,  Ola Cabs has raised a whooping sum of $315 million. 104 more words


CoreOS Raises $12M Funding Round Led By Google Ventures To Bring Kubernetes To The Enterprise

CoreOS, a Docker-centric Linux distribution for large-scale server deployments, today announced that it has raised a $12 million funding round led by Google Ventures with participation by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Fuel Capital and Accel Partners. 248 more words


Doctor Who is now on BitTorrent—and it's totally legal

Rejoice nerds, and fans of British television! BBC, the UK state broadcaster, is selecting 10 episodes of the cult sci-fi series Doctor Who and making them available on BitTorrent. 263 more words

Snippets of Startups: Comparing Tealet and Teabox

Tea might not exactly come to mind when people talk about startups but with an expected USD 38.2 billion market size by 2016, opportunities abound for the tea-lover/entrepreneur. 273 more words


Here's why Accel just committed $305 million to startups in India

If you Google “startups” and virtually any city or nation in the world, you’ll inevitably find true believers insisting that such-and-such region is the new Silicon Valley. 1,221 more words


BetterCloud Raises $25 Million From Accel To Create Universal Tools For Monitoring The Office Cloud

The cloud revolution continues to gobble up old players, and none more so than in office productivity. Microsoft, once the Borg of office software with its Office and Exchange products, has faced immense competition to its Office 365 online subscription service from Google and now even from Apple, which… 737 more words