Private equity notes and comments

Biggest buyouts in history, where are they today?

September 29, 2011 | By

By Mark Di Vincenzo When you look at the biggest private equity buyouts in history, it’s easy to spot the glory years — 2006 and 2007, before a severe recession rocked the nation. Economists say the recession is behind us, but we’re still limping along, and there are fears that the economy may double dip [...]

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Y Combinator vs TechStars

September 21, 2011 | By

The recent creation of a $24 million TechStars fund that promises to invest $100k into each accepted company (on top of the original $6k to $18k) is a big win for the program and the entrepreneurs vying for one of their coveted spots.  TechStars currently has programs in 4 cities (Boulder – HQ, Boston, Seattle, [...]

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