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Firsthand Purchases 100,000 Shares Of Twitter For $1.8 Million

Firsthand Technology Value Fund has invested $1.8 million in Twitter on the secondary shares market, purchasing a total of 100,000 shares.
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HootSuite Takes $20M Investment From OMERS Ventures

In one of Canada’s largest venture capital transactions in the past 10 years, Twitter dashboard HootSuite has announced a $20 million investment from OMERS Ventures.
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Can Twitter Predict The Stock Market? Yes, According To This Study

Everyone wants to be ahead of the market. If you can predict it, you can own it – making millions in the process.

We might not be able to predict the stock market yet, but Twitter is sure helping us along. According to a new study, reading into the patterns within Twitter chatter might be able to predict trends in stock prices.
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Don’t Expect An IPO Any Time Soon, Says Twitter CEO Dick Costolo

For those watching Twitter’s financials, CEO Dick Costolo’s answer to a media question yesterday about a possible IPO (initial public offering) of stock probably didn’t come as a surprise: don’t expect one in the near future.
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Twitter To Close $800M Round Of Funding In Two Weeks

AllThingsD is reporting that Twitter is set to close a $800 million round of funding within the next two weeks, which would put the company’s valuation at $8 billion – over double it’s December 2010 valuation of $3.7 billion.
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UberMedia Announces $5.6 Million Raised In Latest Round Of Funding

UberMedia has just announced a $5.6 million investment from a German Internet investment company, Burda Digital. It looks like investors aren’t scared away from Twitter’s third-party developer community… yet.
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Is a Key Twitter Investor Already Selling Off Its Stock?

Unconfirmed rumors from Business Insider last week indicate that leading Twitter investor Kleiner Perkins is selling off Twitter stock on the secondary market – just months after making its investment.
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Biz Stone Denies JPMorgan Investment Rumors, Says Twitter will not Raise Funds for 12 Months

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is completely denying the rumors that JPMorgan will invest $450 for a 10% stake in Twitter. He has come on record to say that Twitter has no plans to go public in the near future, nor does it need additional capital from an outside source, as it is making money on its own.
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JPMorgan Looking to Own 10% of Twitter

New information has been uncovered about JPMorgan Chase’s social media fund, and the importance that it is putting on Twitter. The fund, known as the J.P. Morgan Digital Growth Fund, will value Twitter at $4.5 billion, and is hoping to purchase 10% of the company for $450 million.
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Google CEO Eric Schmidt Invests in Twitter Payment Technology Twitpay

Twitpay, the Twitter-based payments service, has received some funding from Eric Schmidt’s TomorrowVentures investment firm, as well as CompuCredit Holdings Corporation. It looks like Twitter payment systems might be the big thing next to Facebook Credits in the months and years to come.
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