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2011-07-01 06:00:00

NEW YORK, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the public markets warm up to venture-backed companies, corporate acquirers are pulling back. In the second quarter of 2011, 109 venture-backed companies achieved liquidity, netting $11.2 billion, according to Dow Jones VentureSource.

2011-06-30 12:15:00

NEW YORK, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following two months of steady pace, the Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator dropped to 44, down from 46.6 in May and April. U.S. news coverage in June was mostly negative, with the focus on U.S.

2011-06-27 11:48:00

NEW YORK, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Venture capitalists, corporate executives and entrepreneurs will convene at the Dow Jones FASTech conference (http://fastech.dowjones.com) to forecast where technology is headed, analyze the challenges technology companies face, and review the most investment-worthy start-ups as deemed by VentureWire editors and an advisory board of leading venture capitalists.

2011-06-15 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Private equity fund-raising is recovering after a long period of decline, but competition for limited partners' capital remains intense.

2011-06-10 00:00:30

Seacoast Media Group launches a local deals site on June 6th with a sell out deal day one. Portsmouth, NH (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 The first group-buy deal from Limelight Deals launched on Tuesday, June 7, at midnight, while most Seacoast, NH and Maine area residents were sleeping.

2011-05-31 12:15:00

NEW YORK, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The depiction of the economy in U.S. newspapers continued to be more negative than positive in May, lengthening a long-term trend held since November 2007.

2011-05-02 12:15:00

NEW YORK, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator in April landed slightly higher than the February figure, wiping out the large decline seen in March.

2011-04-21 06:00:00

NEW YORK, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Investors put $6.4 billion into 661 deals for U.S.-based venture companies during the first quarter of 2011, a 35% increase in investment and 5% increase in deals from the same period last year, according to Dow Jones VentureSource.

2011-04-17 00:00:36

SouthCoast Media Group has launched its first iPad app, showcasing the high-caliber, award-winning photography of The Standard-Times. New Bedford, Ma (Vocus/PRWEB) April 16, 2011 SouthCoast Media Group has launched its first iPad app, showcasing the high-caliber, award-winning photography of The Standard-Times. SouthCoastToday.com/PIX features a daily gallery of a dozen to two dozen photos, showing a panorama of life on SouthCoast.

2011-04-07 00:00:28

The race is on to save planet earth! That’s why Southern Oregon Media Group have decided to bring you eGreen, an email newsletter highlighting local and national environmental happenings and ideas to help you transform your life and your environment. Medford, OR (Vocus/PRWEB) April 06, 2011 The race is on to save planet earth! That’s why Southern Oregon Media Group have decided to bring you eGreen, an email newsletter highlighting local and national environmental happenings...


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.