SurveyMonkey Launches an Enterprise Version

Consumerizing enterprise IT continues.
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Applying Data Analytics to Education, Panorama Wins Mark Zuckerberg’s First Public Angel Investment

Mark Zuckerberg’s Startup:Education led a $4 million investment in Panorama, which runs and analyzes surveys at 4,000 K-12 schools.
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A New Era for Tech Financing

Rewarding employees and investors without an IPO.
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Google Hires Private Equity Vet Gene Frantz for Google Capital Late-Stage Fund

Google Ventures has a new big brother. And it’s ramping up.
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New Money Ventures to Silicon Valley

Even as some venture-capital firms have become skittish after the disappointing initial public offerings of Facebook, Groupon Inc. and Zynga Inc., a number of hedge funds, private-equity firms and other asset-management firms are pouring money into closely held startups.

Exclusive: SurveyMonkey Raises $800 Million in Debt and Equity for Tender Offer — Including New Investment From Google’s New Late-Stage Unit

Ruling out an IPO in the near future, it is one of the largest private equity raises for an Internet company.
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Along With Flickr, Mail and Homepage, Yahoo’s Board Will Also Get a Refresh (and SuperPoke Dude!)

Director merry-go-round on the ever-changing Yahoo board.
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A Look at the 472 Private Tech Companies Currently Worth $100M or More (Slides)

Palantir, SurveyMonkey, GitHub, Square, ZocDoc, Zulily, LegalZoom, Twitter, Warby Parker and others made the list.
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One More Election Prediction, From — No, Not Nate Silver or Karl Rove — SurveyMonkey

Whatever your choice: Go vote!
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Exclusive: WeddingWire Says “I Do” to $25 Million in Capital

The company aspires to be the Yelp for weddings, by courting brides and the local businesses that serve them.
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