The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

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based companies initially funded by venture capital between 2006 and 2011, 84% now are closely held and operating independently, 11% were acquired or made initial public offerings of stock and 4% went out of business, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. Romney Offers New Tax Details 1586 comments. Connecticut. Connecticut. Romney Offers New Tax Details 1586 comments. Facebook. Twitter. WSJ Live. WSJ Live. MarketWatch. MarketWatch. Barrons.

It's Not Just Twitter. Why IPOs Are Back

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A hot market for initial public offerings and a wide range of relatively mature fast-growth companies should make this fall a big one for fundraising. billion, according to Kathleen Smith, principal at Renaissance Capital in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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Wayfair, an online furnishing retailer, raised $157 million ahead of its planned initial public offering, while the biotech, clean technology, and life sciences industries landed most of the financing.-- A roundup of the day''s news curated by the Inc.

Designating Delaware's Court of Chancery as the Exclusive Jurisdiction for Intra-Corporate Disputes

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The mandatory resolution of intra-corporate suits in the Delaware Court of Chancery offers numerous benefits to public companies and their shareholders, including: Defendant corporations and shareholders obtain the benefit of having disputes resolved by the nation's preeminent forum (in terms of precedent, experience, focus and, many would say, quality) for the determination of disputes involving a company's internal affairs. billion tender offer for Redback Networks Inc.;