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2014-05-28 08:37:09

Veteran investor goes back to entrepreneurial roots to help pilot young, focused venture firm MENLO PARK, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canvas Venture Fund, a new early-stage venture capital firm formed in August 2013 with its $175 million inaugural fund, today announced that Paul Hsiao has joined the firm as a general partner and founding managing member. Mr. Hsiao is a seasoned entrepreneur, operator and venture investor. He spent the last 10 years at New Enterprise...

2014-04-16 08:34:38

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ForSight VISION5 is pleased to announce it has recently closed its Series C round of funding and has also completed enrollment in its Phase 2 Clinical Study for the Helios(TM) ocular insert, its lead product candidate. ForSight VISION5 is developing non-invasive products to replace eye drops and provide sustained therapy for major anterior segment eye diseases including glaucoma, dry eye, and allergy. ForSight VISION5 has completed...

2014-04-03 12:29:58

EXETER, N.H., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 21, 2014, Vapotherm closed a $24MM financing round. Gilde Healthcare Partners, L.P., led the financing round, which also included new investor Adage Capital Management, L.P. and existing investors 3x5 Special Opportunity Fund, Morgenthaler Ventures, Kaiser Permanente, Integral Capital Partners, QuestMark Partners and Cross Creek Capital. "We are excited by the Vapotherm opportunity and delighted to join the investor group," said...

2013-05-15 23:24:10

Ms. Mitchell Recognized for JOBS Act Role and Industry Advocacy Efforts San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) presented Kate Mitchell, co-founder of Scale Venture Partners, with its Outstanding Service Award today. Mitchell, who served as the 2010-2011 chair of the NVCA Board of Directors, accepted the award at NVCA´s annual meeting — renamed VentureScape -- in San Francisco in front of hundreds of venture capitalists gathered for...

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  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'