Star Citizen, which is considered as definitely the most successful crowdfunding project to date, recently surpassed $ 42 million in donations. Of course, this also means that the game itself will be refreshed with a few extras.
LinkedIn has announced that they expects the revenue of the first quarter of this year to be at the level of $460 million, not $469 million as it was previously forecasted. Although a decline of 2%, the company's shares on the stock market sank by 15% after the announcement of these news.
Cyber Security firm Crowdstrike has managed to pull in $30 million in funding to aid their efforts to track down foreign hackers. The money comes from Accel Partners and Warbug Pincus and shows just how much interest (and money) there is in Cyber Security. Crowdstrike is well known for their hands on approach to tracking down malicious individuals that break into corporate networks. And has had some success over (or they would not be getting the money).