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2014-06-03 23:09:09

Srinivas Mantripragada and Geoffrey Woo Join VC Firm To Help Build the Next Wave of Great Companies Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Silicon Valley venture capital firm Foundation Capital has added two new entrepreneurs-in-residence, Srinivas Mantripragada and Geoffrey Woo. Foundation Capital’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) program allows successful entrepreneurs from different backgrounds to hone their ideas and expertise under the guidance of seasoned venture capital partners....

2014-05-15 08:41:25

EIR Forgoes Financial Career to Learn and Lead with Creators of Massive Startup Value SAN FRANCISCO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After nearly ten years of success in finance, Kunal Agarwal was on track towards the highest levels of achievement in his industry: making partner at one of the top firms. But it was his move into private equity that brought new perspective. Finding a rhythm guiding his investments through recovery and to success, he realized where his passion lay: to lead...

2014-02-18 08:31:37

ROCKVILLE, Md. and BALTIMORE, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) and China Fortune Land Development Co., Ltd. (CFLD) announced today that they have signed an agreement to jointly manage a newly created Entrepreneur-In-Residence (EIR) position to be located at the BHI headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. This first-of-its-kind position will lead in the scouting of technologies and partnership opportunities in life science hubs in the U.S. and China. "We're...

2011-06-06 15:06:00

CONCORD, Calif., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Pan California (www.goldpancalifornia.com), a gold mining supply shop in the Bay Area, has been building inventory of gold mining equipment in anticipation of the season re-opening in November. That anticipation is quickly fading and scorn for the California Legislature is taking its place, for owner Mike Dunn. Pointing to a hefty 1,500-page scientific report, Dunn declares, "The Legislature is trying to prohibit the science from being...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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