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GOLDEN, Colo., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Proterra Inc (www.proterra.com), a leading maker of zero-emission commercial transit solutions, today announced an investment of $30 million to accelerate the commercialization of its world-leading, fast-charge battery electric transit buses and automated bus charging system.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Offermatic (www.offermatic.com), the free online service that automatically saves people money on everyday purchases, has secured $4.5 million in a Series A investment led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
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Facebook, Amazon and online computer gaming firm Zynga have partnered with prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) to establish a $250 million fund to invest in social media startup companies.
Stem cell research got a major boost from former vice president Al Gore after he promised a $20 million biotech venture in the study of "induced pluripotent" stem cells.