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2014-09-12 23:08:17

The 2014 Minority Finance Forum will be held on October 21, 2014 at McCormick Place West, Chicago in conjunction with the 15th annual Midwest ACG Capital Connection to bring together diverse business leaders and the country's largest collection of middle market private capital. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Building on years of collaborative efforts, the Association for Corporate Growth in Chicago (ACG Chicago, Inc.) and the Chicago MBDA Business Center, leading a national...

2014-09-12 12:28:16

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MainStreet Lending Platform (MainStreet) announces the launch of its lending and investing platform, www.MainStreetPlatform.com. The new crowdlending site makes real estate investing simple. It gives investors access to commercial real estate opportunities, while providing loans for borrowers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145805 MainStreet focuses on commercial real estate loans. Investments made on the site have reached...

2014-09-12 12:23:54

Venture Capitalists to Meet, Judge New Internet Marketing Firms LAS VEGAS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Start Me Up! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142274 Representatives of nearly a dozen new firms in the field of Internet Marketing will be quoting, if a bit out of context, the Rolling Stones during the Startup Battlefield event at IMPACT14, the Internet Marketing Association's annual event held at the Aria Convention Center, September 24 through 26. A new...

2014-09-11 23:01:15

Formerly Seva Call, DC area startup announces rebrand and geographic expansion Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 talklocal, a local services marketplace founded by Gurpreet Singh, Manpreet Singh, and Amandeep Bakshi, formerly Seva Call, today announced its new name and significant milestones in traction and funding. The DC-based startup, newly rebranded as talklocal, is a local search site that seamlessly connects online searching consumers with local businesses in real-time via...

2014-09-11 20:20:53

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solis Capital Partners (Solis), a lower middle-market private equity firm, today announced that it has made an equity investment in LEHR LLC. (LEHR), an award winning provider of innovative and environmentally friendly propane-powered products and tools. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130724/LA51853LOGO Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Los Angeles, California, LEHR currently produces a line of propane-powered outboard...

2014-09-11 16:31:17

DUBLIN, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/37pj79/the_markets_for) has announced the addition of the "The Markets for Smart Lighting Drivers, Controllers and Sensor Chips - 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/37pj79/the_markets_for ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the market for LED drivers,...

2014-09-11 11:05:25

The vast majority of great scientific and technological advances and inventions did not happen by accident. They were brought about by serious investment over many years by governments, businesses and individuals, enabling dynamic growth in societies and offering real hope for developing nations. Scientific research is a major driver for economic success and has applications in every industry sector, but it can't do much without investment. When Henry Ford set up the Ford Motor Company in...

2014-09-10 08:40:22

Company raises $16 million in funding and gains access to additional $55 million credit facility to support sustained growth EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 365 Data Centers, one of the top U.S. colocation providers by market presence, today announced that it has raised $16 million in Series B funding from existing investors Crosslink Capital and Housatonic Partners and has secured a $55 million credit facility from Fortress Credit Corp., an affiliate of Fortress...

2014-09-09 23:14:44

Bureau van Dijk Publishes August 2014 North America M&A Report from Zephyr New York, NY (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity targeting North American companies was subdued in August as lower transaction volume and value in the US suppressed the region’s results. There were 1,173 deals worth a combined USD 96,091 million over the month, a decrease of 25 percent by volume and 44 percent by value compared to the 1,580 transactions worth an aggregate...

2014-09-09 23:06:38

New Orleans-based, member-managed angel fund will focus on investing in the Gulf Coast region’s emerging and legacy core competencies New Orleans, La. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 South Coast Capital Management, the administrator of South Coast Angel Fund, a member-managed angel capital fund that has successfully invested in multiple entrepreneurial, early-stage companies in Louisiana and the Gulf Coast community, announces the launch of South Coast Angel Fund II. The Fund is actively...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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