Katie Roof

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Will Market Volatility Impact IPOs?

The Dow is in midst of its most volatile week in history, as concerns over China continue to shake investor sentiment. With two averages in correction territory, some wonder if companies will wait to go public.

PayPal Up 5% in Public Debut

PayPal went public on the Nasdaq on Monday, after completing its split from eBay. Acquired by eBay for $1.5 billion in 2002, PayPal has grown to a company with a market cap of $49 billion, now larger than eBay’s $34 billion value.

Most Corporate Venture Capital in 14 Years

Corporations are increasingly backing startups, setting a record for venture capital with $5.4 billion invested in 775 deals in 2014, the most since 2000, according to newly released data from the National Venture Capital Association.

Orlando Mayor On City’s Growing Tech Scene

Beneath the shadow of Orlando’s tourism, there’s another sector that is fueling the region’s economic growth. Technology has become Orlando’s second largest industry and is catching the eye of major corporations including, Apple, Lockheed Martin and Siemens.  

How to Get Accepted Into Techstars Startup Program

Startup founders know Techstars as a prestigious accelerator program, an early stage mentorship opportunity, which helps startups kick ideas into action. In a video with FOXBusiness.com, CEO David Cohen explains what it takes to be admitted into the program.