Investing

This VC Firm Invested $200 Million in Slack. Now Its Stake Is Worth $4.6 Billion

Stewart Butterfield loved the game, but not enough people agreed with him. He spent two years and raised roughly $

Investment Banks Are Pressing ‘Play’ on Podcasts

Perhaps you’ve already devoured all three seasons of “Serial,” subscribe to “WTF with Marc Maron,” and have The New York

Alibaba plans bumper $20 billion Hong Kong listing to boost investment war chest: sources

 Alibaba is considering raising as much as $ 20 billion through a listing in Hong Kong, people familiar with the

Should Germany borrow to invest?

OUTSIDE THE headquarters of the German Taxpayers’ Federation in Berlin, a display tracks the public debt in real time. Now

The joys and pains of investing in a mature business cycle

IN 14TH-CENTURY Germany a heretical cult grew up around the figure of Frederick II, a dead emperor. Its adherents believed

Mary Meeker Makes First Investment Out of Bond Capital

Mary Meeker has made her first investment out of Bond Capital, the new firm she launched after spinning out of

KKR Invests in Cybersecurity Firm KnowBe4 at $800M Valuation

Cybersecurity startup KnowBe4 has secured a minority investment from private equity giant KKR that values the firm at more than

Mithril Capital’s Ajay Royan Talks about Working with Peter Thiel and Why ‘Investing Is Hard’

It’s been an interesting month for Ajay Royan. On the one hand, Mithril Capital—the venture capital firm he co-founded with

Warren Buffett on Long-Term Investment Strategies (or How to Turn $10,000 Into $15 Million)

A few days after Berkshire Hathaway’s annual letter to shareholders disclosed the company’s lowest annual profit since 2001, Warren Buffett

India’s foreign direct investment inflows fall amid pre-election uncertainty

 The flow of foreign direct investment into India is dropping and may suffer its first full-year decline since Prime Minister