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An index of Silicon Valley's largest tech stocks gained slightly on Thursday, buoyed by a handful of strong performers.

The Bloomberg Silicon Valley High Tech Index climbed 0.35 percent as seven of its 13 members posted gains. HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) was the index's top performer, gaining 1.04 percent in regular trading. Shares jumped further after-hours on strong earnings.

Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD) climbed 1.02 percent, followed by Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), up 0.89 percent. Facebook (NASDAQ:…

ICOs, or initial coin offerings, are the new way for companies all over the world to raise money. This is how it is impacting Silicon Valley.

Silicon Valley companies raise more money than companies anywhere else in the world. Companies here raised $26.6 billion in 2017, double the amount of the next U.S. metropolitan area. Likewise, Silicon Valley has more venture capitalists than anywhere else in the world. In fact, many companies make the pilgrimage to Silicon Valley to be closer to VCs, gaining…

Overland Park-based investment financial services firm Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC launched a spinoff company called Fiduciary Investment Trust LLC, that will work with employer-sponsored retirement plans.

Fiduciary Investment Trust (FIT) will be focused on retirement plan health, particularly getting plan participants financially on track for retirement.

“Increased savings is key for the vast majority of Americans and the only way we know to motivate people to save more is through robust…

MBA students at the University of Texas at Austin will soon have the run of a cutting-edge academic building that can carry them into the fast-moving world of 21st-century business.

The McCombs School of Business on Thursday hosted a grand opening for Robert B. Rowling Hall at the northeast corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Guadalupe Street.

The 497,500-square-foot Rowling Hall will be home to the MBA program as well as the Master of Science in Technology Commercialization program.…

Leawood Capital, a strategic growth and transaction consultant, is raising $25 million for its Leawood Capital Mezzanine Fund LP, according to regulatory filings.

Leawood Capital has offices at 5251 W. 116th Place in Leawood. The company set up the Leawood Capital Mezzanine Fund LP in February 2017.

According to the firm's website, the fund will invest in private, closely held companies with consistent cash flow that are expanding but want to limit ownership dilution. Here are other investment…

Picture this: three to five early-stage companies stand before a group of panelists, ready to pitch their ideas to an audience at Packard Place. It’s not a real investor pitch, but it’s the trial run prior to getting there. The lessons learned in this space just might change the course of Charlotte’s next startup success.

PitchBreakfast has offered a support system for Charlotte’s technology startup scene for the last five years. Founded in 2013 by Vic Howie, what began as TechBreakfast…

Companies are opting to stay private longer rather than file to go public. As a result, buyout firms — supported with a record level of dry powder — expect deal flow to remain robust as it continues to raise funds.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. wants a piece of the action.

The banking giant has raised $2.5 billion to purchase minority stakes in private-equity firms. Goldman is banking on the fact that this particular class of investor will have a growing influence on these businesses going forward.


Over the past four years, 60 to 70 hedge fund, private equity and wealth management firms have moved into Palm Beach County.

One of Greater Cincinnati’s largest money management firms, Johnson Investment Counsel, has reached a deal to acquire a Dayton investment management firm. Here's why.

When TD Ameritrade CEO Tim Hockey asked Peter deSilva to become president of retail operations, the same job he held for two years at Scottrade Financial Services Corp., the deal was clinched when deSilva realized he could remain in St. Louis.