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Leaked: Uber's Financials Show Huge Growth, Even Bigger Losses

It’s no surprise that Uber is growing, or that it’s losing money. What’s surprising is the magnitude of both.<p>On Monday, The Information published confidential financial documents Uber prepared for investors last year. The numbers–current as of the first half of 2015–show that the ride-hailing giant …

Startups

Harvard endowment's private equity future

FORTUNE — Harvard Management Co. has finally named a new head of private equity, seven months after the departure of Peter Dolan. It’s Lane …

High Performance Agriculture Beats Genetic Engineering

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>One of my new passions is sustainable, biological farming, and Dr. Arden Andersen is a world leader in this field. His position is …

Equity Crowdfunding 101: Is It Right For Your Startup?

<i>“I need capital, Eric.”</i><p>Sitting in my archives are hundreds of emails with the same plea.<p>And although my comeback tells entrepreneurs to bootstrap and run lean for as long as possible, there does come a time to seek the almighty buck.<p>Startup entrepreneurs can knock on the door of angels, venture …

Private Equity: Heading For The Exits?

Exit activity has sputtered over the past three years, and private equity funds are feeling the heat to sell aging portfolio holdings and return capital to their limited partners. But as we explain in Bain & Company’s Global Private Equity Report 2013, they may soon get that opportunity amid …

Family Office Trends to Keep an Eye On

Despite the record-breaking DJIA and rising corporate profits, the volatility of public securities is causing many single and multi family offices to flee traditional stocks and bonds. Instead, the families are looking to private alternatives for their investments.<p>"It has become clearer to many …

Venture Capital

Five Hard Things That Great VCs Do

Michael Driscoll Contributor<p>Mike Driscoll is the CEO of Metamarkets.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Engineering management may be the most unnatural act of all<p>In Ben Horowitz’s <i>The Hard Thing About Hard Things</i>, he recalls a conversation in 1999 where one of his investors asked coldly: “When are you …

The Billion Dollar Startup Club - WSJ.com

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Venture Capital

Stressed assets in Indian banks to peak in FY15: Fitch

<b>Mumbai:</b> Fitch Ratings Inc. expects stressed assets of Indian banks to peak by March followed by a cyclical recovery, it said on Thursday.<p>However, …

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Top six Sensex companies add Rs 47,825.79 cr in market valuation

<b>New Delhi:</b> Six of the top-10 most valued Indian companies together added Rs 47,825.79 crore in market valuation, with ONGC and SBI emerging as the …

Why more farmers in India are going organic

Since the 1950s, chemical fertilisers and pesticides have been widely used across India to improve crop yields and grow more fruit and vegetables.<p>This trend has been credited with helping to feed a growing population and reduce food imports. Most farming today still uses these methods, but things …

India

The 7 fastest growing industries of 2013 (infographic)

MyCorporation and Visual.ly have created an infographic detailing the seven fastest growing industries in 2013. The report is based on data collected by market research firm Ibis World, which said “these industries are expected to continue their meteoric rise and far outpace the rest of the …