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Wis. governor signs investment capital bill

Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a bill that will provide $25 million to startup companies in Wisconsin. Full story

SEC Lifts Advertising Ban

   The SEC has lifted a decade old ban concerning hedge funds, private equity, venture capital, and startups. John Frankel, ff Venture Capital lends insight on the impact.

Spotlight on Sun Valley Honchos

   Some of the best-known names in media, tech and venture capital are gathering in Idaho for one of the biggest conferences of the year, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

Fundraising by U.S. venture firms drops 54 percent

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Fundraising by U.S. venture-capital firms dropped 54 percent in dollar terms to $2.88 billion in the second quarter, the weakest quarter for fundraising in almost two years. Full story

Analysis: Investors buy into software-defined networks, will customers follow?

(Reuters) - As Superstorm Sandy bore down on the East coast last year, companies with data centers in its path needed another location fast. But moving computer servers is tricky, and usually planned over days or weeks. Full story

Obama's Climate-Change Initiatives Expected to Support Cleantech Entrepreneurs

The President unveils a set of executive actions Tuesday that aim to cut carbon pollution and prepare the U.S. for extreme weather changes. Full story

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  Former Chrysler CEO on Electric Cars

Former Chrysler CEO Tom LaSorda discusses his new venture capital fund IncWell, and the future of electric cars.

  Wong: 'Age is less a part of the conversation'

Tech Entrepreneur Brian Wong, was the youngest person ever to attract venture capital, just a few years ago.  He says Nick D’Aloisio “has a big career ahead of him.”

  Investments in Startups Plummet in 2012

John Backus, New Atlantic Ventures; and Brad Weinberg, Blueprint, discuss the pullback in venture capital last year, and take a look at what's ahead for 2013.

  Hot Tech Trend: Investing in Mind Control

"The content producers are moving from media companies to individuals," said John Frankel, ff Venture Capital founder, explaining why he sees big investment opportunities in acquiring content technology.

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NFL Commissioner Goodell talks with Ovitz, CEO of venture capital fund Broad Beach Ventures, they arrive for lunch at the annual Allen and Co. conference at Sun Valley
NFL Commissioner Goodell talks with Ovitz, CEO of venture capital fund Broad Beach Ventures, they arrive for lunch at the annual Allen and Co. conference at Sun Valley

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks with Michael Ovitz, CEO of venture capital fund Broad Beach Ventures, they arrive for lunch at the annual Allen and Co. conference at the Sun Valley, Idaho Resort July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SPORT)