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AWS Start-Up Challenge 2010
Nov 22, 2010 - Amazon Web Services
Shasta Ventures is thrilled to be a sponsor and judge of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Start-Up Challenge!
For Many Start-Ups, a Spot on the Nasdaq Is No Longer the Goal
Jan 18, 2010 - The New York Times
Investors in technology start-ups have been trying to end the drought in initial public offerings of tech companies. But for entrepreneurs, has taking a company public lost its allure?
Shasta Ventures Names Former StumbleUpon, eBay Executive Michael Buhr as Entrepreneur in Residence
Aug 25, 2009
Early-stage venture capital firm Shasta Ventures today announced that Michael Buhr has joined as an entrepreneur in residence.
Reaching Tech Folks on Their Turf
Mar 5, 2009 - The New York Times
The software company Spiceworks has a small audience at small and medium-size businesses that technology advertisers are eager to reach: the information technology managers at those firms.
Shasta Ventures Names Jason Pressman Managing Director, Hires Evan Liang from eBay as Senior Associate
Sep 8, 2008
Early-stage venture capital firm Shasta Ventures today announced the promotion of Jason Pressman to managing director. Pressman was previously a partner with the firm. Shasta also announced it has hired Evan Liang as senior associate.
What Google, Yahoo, Microsoft look for when buying a start-up
May 19, 2008 - C/NET
At the TieCon conference in Santa Clara, California, corporate development officers from the three Internet giants discussed their acquisition strategies on a panel with Tod Francis, managing director of Shasta Ventures.