RestauranteWeb Joins Just-Eat Group Providing Gateway to Brazil

The Just-Eat Group will now have access to over 1,000 restaurants in Brazil owing to a partnership with RestauranteWeb. The online food ordering business teams up with food outlets to provide a one-stop online checkout for takeaway ordering. RestauranteWeb was founded in 2004 by Luiz Jares and Marco Corradini. The financial terms of the deal … Read more RestauranteWeb Joins Just-Eat Group Providing Gateway to Brazil

The DNA of Funding: Science Futures and Venture Capital

I have been an investor, an entrepreneur and a successful visionary in the valley for over 29 years. In that time period I have witnessed historical events in biotechnology which have guided my career as a venture capitalist. I had a vision in 1981 that science futures would be as important as the commodity markets … Read more The DNA of Funding: Science Futures and Venture Capital

Business: BMW Launches Sustainability Brand – BMWi

As the major motoring brands plan to roll out their electric cars this year, BMW has launched a premium sustainability brand – BMWi. At a launch in Munich on Monday 21st February 2011, the major car manufacturer revealed the slogan “Born electric” to signal a new wave of competition in the motoring market. Two models … Read more Business: BMW Launches Sustainability Brand – BMWi

Internet: Groupon Completes $950 million Round of Financing

Groupon, the international local deals website, has raised $950 million in financing from a raft of investors. The financing consists of several venture capital firms and late-stage investors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, DST, Greylock Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Maverick Capital, Silver Lake and Technology Crossover Ventures. Allen & Company LLC acted as … Read more Internet: Groupon Completes $950 million Round of Financing