• AVG Takes 20% Stake In Zbang, Makers Of The Ultimate Social Inbox

    Such a silly name for such an amazing product. Those were my thoughts after interviewing the founder and CEO of Zbang, an Israeli startup that is building the communication platform I’ve been genuinely longing for. Think of it as a universal social media inbox, like Threadsy, Inbox2 or MailSuite but an inch closer to perfection. Zbang is a desktop application that enables users to… Read More

  • TA Associates Shells Out $200 Million For Minority Stake In AVG Technologies

    Private equity firm TA Associates has acquired a 25 percent stake in security software company AVG Technologies for $200 million. According to reports, the ownership was purchased from AVG’s shareholders and investors, including Intel Capital, and Benson Oak Capital, and Enterprise Investors, which remains the largest shareholder of AVG with 34 percent of shares. Founded in 1991… Read More