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2014-08-15 12:27:40

FreshGrade facilitates better parent/teacher collaboration and student assessment by integrating how people use technology and communicate today KELOWNA, British Columbia, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FreshGrade announced today it has secured $4.3 million in seed funding from leading education and venture capital firms: NewSchools Venture Fund, Emerson Collective, Accel Partners and Social Capital. Designed by world-class developers in collaboration with teachers and parents,...

2014-08-12 08:40:37

SAN LEANDRO, California, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Jeff Weiner, CEO, LinkedIn [https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffweiner08 ] Jeff Weiner is the CEO of LinkedIn, the world's largest and most powerful network of professionals. Jeff joined LinkedIn in December 2008. Under his leadership, LinkedIn has rapidly expanded its global platform to 23 languages and 27 offices around the world, grown its membership base from 33 million to more than 300 million members and...

2014-07-16 23:04:08

The world’s leading marketplace for video footage and stock media will use its first institutional round to fuel international growth, hire top talent and accelerate product development. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Pond5, the world’s leading online marketplace for video footage and stock media, announced today that it has raised $61 million in equity financing from Accel Partners and Stripes Group. The funding is the first institutional investment for the company and will be...

2014-07-16 20:24:35

- Funding will be used to explore new international markets and expand product ranges SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Funding Circle, the world's leading online marketplace for business lending which has lent more than half a billion dollars to over 5,000 businesses, today announced it has raised $65 million in a Series D funding round led by Index Ventures with participation from existing investors, Accel Partners, Union Square Ventures and Ribbit Capital. The new...

2014-07-09 08:32:13

Innovative Cloud Solution Doubles Hotel Profitability through Big Data Approach SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duetto, the market leader in hotel profit optimization software, today announced the closing of a $21M financing led by Accel Partners to extend the company's global reach. Duetto's CEO, Patrick Bosworth, said, "Even though travel is the most penetrated category online, hoteliers are stuck using 20 year old technologies that cannot keep up with today's...

2014-06-12 08:34:28

Freshdesk Grows to 23,000 Customers Globally; Solidifies Leadership In The Customer Support Space SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freshdesk, a leading provider of cloud-based customer support software, announced today that it has completed a $31 million investment round led by Tiger Global Management, with Accel Partners and Google Capital participating. The new round of funding will be used to accelerate Freshdesk's global expansion and ramp up R&D for Freshservice,...

2014-06-10 08:38:21

TROY, Mich., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plex, the leader in cloud ERP for the manufacturing enterprise, Tuesday announced it has closed $50 million in new financing. The round was led by funds and institutional accounts managed by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., with participation from existing Plex investor Accel Partners. This financing further demonstrates Plex Systems' leadership in cloud-based ERP for manufacturing organizations. The company plans to use the new funding to...

2014-05-20 12:38:25

SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DataPad - the developer of next-generation agile data discovery for teams - came out of stealth today and to announce its groundbreaking data visualization and collaboration tool. Despite being relatively stealthy to date, DataPad has attracted thousands of interested users primarily via word of mouth from alpha testers. The company will unveil its technology at VentureBeat's DataBeat 2014 event in San Francisco May 20 as part of the...

2014-05-15 08:38:48

-Series C Round led by Accel Partners will fuel cloud app analytics and policy enforcement leader's business acceleration, including R&D, sales and marketing amid growing demand among enterprise CIOs LOS ALTOS, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Netskope, the leader in cloud app analytics and policy enforcement, announced that it closed a $35 million Series C funding round led by Accel Partners. Existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners and The Social+Capital...

2014-05-06 08:29:04

Company to Use Funds to Enhance Community Experience via New Products, International Expansion, and Increase Artists Initiative to $1 Million EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VSCO, an art and technology company building an ecosystem of digital tools, services and community for modern creatives, has announced the closing of a $40 million Series A financing led by Accel Partners, with participation from Goldcrest Investments. The company will use the funds to invest in product...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.