The Startup Ecosystem and the “Zuckerberg Effect”

No one knows what the future-- and the NYSE--have in store for LinkedIn following its debut. But venture capitalists like Benchmark Capital's Bill Gurley believe the $9 billion IPO will finally trigger the end of Silicon Valley's long-running apathy toward IPO's--aka, "The Zuckerberg Effect."…

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Boticca Brings Etsy’s Model to High-End, Global Design

Boticca.com, an online marketplace connecting high-fashion,independent jewelry and accessories designers with fashonistas looking for hand-crafted Czech crystal collar necklaces and gold-foil-and-pearl jellyfish rings, has received $2.5 million in funding. The Series A round comes from both international and Silcon Valley investors.…

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