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Description: Google Ventures announced in a tweet yesterday it has increased its fund by 50 percent to $300 million a year and plans to invest $1.5 billion in startups through 2017.

Source: Smartplanet.com

Date: Nov 09, 2012

Link:  http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/bulletin/google-ventures-ups-fund-to-300m-a-year/5174?tag=header;header-sec

Questions for Discussions:

  • Explain the rationale for Google’s Venture fund?
  • What primary benefit can Google receive following a successful start-up?
  • Evaluate the risks for Google?

 

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