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Topic: Investors

Investor Blasts Yahoo Over Tumblr Strategy, Calls for AOL Merger

Hedge fund pushes for change

Yahoo is under pressure to merge with AOL as an activist Wall Street fund pushed today for big changes at the Internet advertising giant. The hedge fund, Starboard, wrote a…

Too Legit to Quit: Uber Raises $1.2 Billion

Ride-sharing service picks up big money

Despite nagging questions about its legitimacy and its future, the hot car service/tech startup Uber just raised $1.2 billion. Uber operates in cities that have attempted to regulate it out of…

Twitter Still Finding Its Wings in Bumpy IPO

Drop in stock price on day two

So much for a smooth flight:  Twitter’s public debut hit some turbulence on day two. The much-hyped Wall Street offering started Thursday, after Twitter lined up investors to sell 70 million…

PubMatic Raises $45 Million With IPO, Acquisitions in Mind

Company positioning beyond SSP status

PubMatic raised $45 million in its latest funding round. The supply-side platform’s co-founder and CEO Rajeev Goel said the new investment “adds heft to the balance sheet” as the company…

Groupon Tries to Assuage Stockholder Fears

CEO: Stock woes "unfortunate side effect of our unprecedented growth"

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason wants you to know everything is O.K. At least that's what he told stockholders today in a four-page letter that reads more like a plea to…

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