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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...

2014-06-23 23:02:04

The world’s largest startup accelerator selects ChopChopKids for its 5th annual accelerator program. Watertown, MA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 ChopChopKids, Inc., publisher of the award winning, non-profit ChopChop: The Fun Cooking Magazine for Families, has been selected among 128 global finalists to advance to the MassChallenge 2014 Accelerator Program. There were over 1,600 applicants from 11 countries and 17 states, making this the most competitive class in the program’s five-year...

2014-06-19 23:16:28

Galvanize to open new campuses across the U.S. and launch major expansion of education offerings for digital innovators and entrepreneurs Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Galvanize, a network of urban campuses designed to educate digital innovators and entrepreneurs, today announced that it has received $18 million in Series A financing. University Ventures Fund, a higher education focused investment firm, led the round with participation from other investors. Since launching its...

2014-06-18 23:10:12

Shifts focus of accelerator program, issues a call to broad-based technology startups to apply. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 This fall marks the emergence of LaunchHouse as the first hardware accelerator in the state of Ohio. A $200,000 grant from the Ohio Third Frontier ONEFund was awarded to LaunchHouse in order to run its 16-week, intensive LaunchHouse Accelerator (LHX) program. The business accelerator will invest $20,000 in ten up-and-coming, broad-based technology startups...

2014-06-18 16:27:53

U.S. Department of State and CRDF Global program supports innovators representing technology startups from seven countries. CHICAGO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced today that it welcomed entrepreneurs from 12 promising international technology startups, who met with Textura executives to learn about the company's journey from startup to its successful initial...

2014-06-18 12:28:34

Survey Reveals 6 in 10 Students Overall Worry about School Shootings; Striking Gender, Political Differences in Opinions about Safety, Prevention, and Media Hype of Campus Violence SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Results of the latest student survey conducted by Chegg, The Student Hub, demonstrate the effect and influence recent school shootings and reports of campus violence have on the collective student body. As high profile school shootings and sexual assault...

2014-06-16 23:05:53

By leveraging Advanced Sales Acceleration solutions from ConnectAndSell, funded start-ups, and other high growth companies, can have 5-8X as many sales conversations with a smaller sales team. Advanced Sales Acceleration enables these companies to grow faster than it is possible to grow their sales teams Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Today, ConnectAndSell announced that yet another customer had a strong exit. Imprivata is a leading provider of authentication and access management...

2014-06-13 23:04:53

Syndicated columnist, author, and founder of worldwide Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) acknowledges effort and ingenuity of Buffalo and Rochester small business owners Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Verne Harnish recently acknowledged the success of EO Western New York companies throughout Buffalo and Rochester due to their CEO's focus on specialized marketplaces. "I've visited a large number of EO chapters throughout the world and I think I've found the most business...

2014-06-13 23:03:56

PROFIT magazine unveils 26th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked CloudOps No. 148 on the 26th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the July issue of Canadian Business and online at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their revenue growth over five years. CloudOps made the 2014 PROFIT 500 list with five-year...

2014-06-13 12:27:27

SAN DIEGO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EvoNexus, San Diego's only fully pro-bono startup incubator, is now housing 28 companies in its downtown and UTC offices. EvoNexus is the technology incubator of CommNexus, a leading non-profit trade organization that works to bolster Southern California high-tech industries. "Every application round typically brings in a wide range of startups. We found it interesting that of the 9 companies we admitted in this round of 104...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.