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2014-07-15 23:12:52

Total and SABIC among list of investors Austin, TX - Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 MTPV Power Corporation, a clean energy company that converts heat to electricity using semiconductor chips, announced today that it raised $11.2 million in a Series B1 financing. The financing, which was led by Northwater Capital Management’s Intellectual Property Fund., included an investment from Total Energy Ventures, the venture capital arm of Total (NYSE: TOT), one of the world’s largest oil and...

2014-07-08 08:31:10

Firm Adds Deep Healthcare IT Experience to Healthcare Services Team BOSTON and SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SV Life Sciences ("SVLS"), a leading, international life sciences venture capital firm, today announced the appointment of Michael Balmuth as Partner. Mr. Balmuth joins SVLS' Healthcare Services team, a highly experienced group that looks to partner with accomplished management teams with innovative business plans and scalable platforms. He will...

2014-06-24 23:12:42

Corporate venture capital is the fastest growing venturing activity with about $100 billion in venturing assets. This event by NCET2 brings together a Transaction Network of Global 1000 Corporates and VCs, Angels, Accelerators, and government-funding programs in the US and globally, to find deals and strategic partnerships. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 GLOBAL 1000: MEET | PARTNER | DEAL PORTFOLIO SHOWCASES & CONFERENCE A Disruptive Conference Series for Corporate Venture...

2014-06-17 23:06:59

Southern Cross, the Venture Capital Unit of Siemens, and Total Energy Ventures join to fund leading distributed energy storage solution provider. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Sunverge Energy, Inc. a leading developer and manufacturer of distributed energy management systems, announced today the closing of a $15 million Series B financing round led by the Southern Cross Renewable Energy Fund and joined by the Venture Capital Unit of Siemens and Total Energy Ventures...

2014-05-28 08:37:02

Advances mission to achieve financial inclusion by providing data integration technology NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DemystData, a software provider that harnesses Big Data and predictive analytics to deliver information to financial services clients, has closed USD$5 million in Series A funding from Notion Capital, SingTel Innov8, Arbor Ventures, P2P Equity Partners, and Wonga Founder Errol Damelin. Existing investors in DemystData were Accion Venture Lab and Arbor...

Cisco Pumps More Money Into The Internet Of Things
2014-05-07 06:55:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Cisco announced on Tuesday that it will invest an additional $150 million over the next few years in early-stage companies to promote innovation in the global startup community. The new funding will augment the current $2 billion portfolio of Cisco Investments, Cisco’s corporate venture capital arm. The money will be focused towards a number of disruptive technology markets, such as big data and analytics, the Internet of Things...

2014-04-03 04:20:52

CAMBRIDGE, England, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GBP19.5M raised to drive development of best-in-class fully human VH antibody fragment therapeutics Crescendo Biologics Limited (Crescendo) today announces it has raised a further GBP2m ($3.3m), from EMBL Ventures, in a final close of its Series A financing. Originally announced in December 2013, the Series A now totals GBP19.5m. It was led by Imperial Innovations and included new...

2014-03-06 08:21:32

SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens via its Venture Capital unit (SFS VC) has made a strategic corporate investment of $10 million (series A funding) in Polarion Software. The investment will allow Polarion to expand its product development initiatives and better support its rapidly growing community of worldwide users. This investment marks the first outside funding that Polarion has received. Polarion is the creator of the world's fastest enterprise scale...

2014-01-13 12:27:36

BOSTON and SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SV Life Sciences ("SVLS"), a leading international life sciences venture capital firm, today announced the appointments of Eugene Hill as Chairman, Paul LaViolette as Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer, Tom Flynn as Managing Partner and Hamish Cameron as Operating Partner. James Garvey, who has served in senior leadership roles since 1995, most recently as Chairman, will become the firm's Chairman Emeritus....


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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