Posts Tagged ‘Venture Capital’

  • Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO (image:

    Facebook buys WhatsApp for $16-billion

    February 20, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook buys WhatsApp for $16-billion

    In what is seen as the biggest deal ever for a venture-capital-backed startup, social media network Facebook has announced that it has reached an agreement to purchase messaging application WhatsApp for $16-billion – which includes $4-billion in cash and...

  • Marcin Hejka, Intel’s EMEA Managing Director (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Intel: “Africa will produce billion-dollar companies”

    October 22, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Intel: “Africa will produce billion-dollar companies”

    Intel Capital’s annual CEO and investment Summit has begun and apart from being a platform that brings together some of the top CEOs from leading companies around the world, the event is also the perfect opportunity for start-ups and angel investors...