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2014-06-10 16:24:15

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light (http://light.co/) has raised a $9.7MM Series A to reimagine photography. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116324 Light was co-founded by Dave Grannan (CEO) and Rajiv Laroia (CTO). Prior to Light, Grannan was CEO of Vlingo, the first natural language speech recognition service for mobile phones. Vlingo provided speech recognition for the first Siri app and powered Samsung's S-Voice product. Nuance Communications...

2011-06-24 11:43:00

LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OneLogin, a cloud-based Identity and Access Management (IAM) provider, today announced the closing of a $1.5M series A round of funding from existing investors Charles River Ventures. The new funds will be used to expand the engineering, sales and product development functions of OneLogin, further solidifying OneLogin as the fastest path to identity management in the cloud. Enterprises can leverage OneLogin to extend their existing directory...

2010-12-08 10:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif. and SINGAPORE, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ViKi, a community-powered site that allows anyone to enjoy and discover world TV and movies in their own language, today launched out of beta and is announcing Series A funding of $4.3 million. The funding comes from Greylock Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures, and Neoteny Labs, among others, and private investments from media executives, including Rajesh Sawhney, President of Reliance Entertainment of...

2010-11-17 09:02:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Altius Education, Inc., a San Francisco-based provider of online higher education, today announced that it has closed an $18.6 million Series B funding round led by Charles River Ventures (CRV). CRV joins Maveron and Spark Capital in supporting Altius' innovative approach to meeting some of the nation's most pressing higher education and workforce training needs. In 2007, Altius launched Ivy Bridge College, a joint venture with Tiffin...

2010-09-01 08:26:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, August 27, 2010, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) notified M2Z Networks, Inc. (M2Z) and its Silicon Valley investors including Kleiner Perkins, Charles River Ventures, and Redpoint Ventures, that it has terminated the AWS-3 spectrum (2155-2180 MHz) public interest rulemaking, thereby closing off the possibility of providing free nationwide broadband service in the United States for the foreseeable future. The FCC has been...

2010-08-16 08:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- 24M Technologies launched today as a new venture focused on commercializing next-generation energy storage systems based on technology out of A123 Systems, a developer and manufacturer of advanced Nanophosphate(TM) lithium ion batteries and systems, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The company also announced that ARPA-E has awarded a total of $6M to a collaborative effort between 24M, MIT and Rutgers to further develop its...

2010-06-14 14:41:00

WALTHAM, Mass., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles River Ventures (CRV), one of the nation's leading early-stage venture capital firms, today announced that it has invested in the $35 million Series B financing round for TerraPower, LLC. TerraPower is a Bellevue, Washington-based company developing new options for nuclear energy production. Khosla Ventures also joined in the round for this three-year-old company that counts Intellectual Ventures co-founder Nathan Myhrvold and investor Bill...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.