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2011-05-09 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif. and BOULDER, Colo., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TechStars, a mentorship-driven seed stage investment program, added Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) as a national sponsor to help start-up companies build their business and obtain seed or venture capital financing. Silicon Valley Bank is a financial partner to technology and life science companies of all sizes worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100106/SF32918LOGO) "For nearly 30 years we have been...

2011-05-03 17:12:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® will join REALTORS® from across California to meet with legislators at the state Capitol on May 4 to discuss issues affecting the real estate industry. Legislative Day is an annual event organized by the California Association of REALTORS®. The day's activities include a morning brief by key legislators, office visits of...

2011-05-02 10:15:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due to high interest, the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) today extended the submission deadline for Launch: Silicon Valley 2011 to May 10, 2011. Companies interested in presenting their products at Launch: Silicon Valley 2011 should send an Executive Summary of no more than two pages to Launchsv@svase.org by May 10, 2011. Companies must have a product or service available as of June 7, 2011....

2011-04-08 00:00:29

Hallmark Construction, a leading general contractor in Northern California, marks its tenth anniversary as an active member of the Silicon Valley Auto Dealers Association. Santa Clara, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 07, 2011 Hallmark Construction, the general contractor of choice for auto dealers in Northern California and the Central Coast, today announced its tenth year with the Silicon Valley Auto Dealers Association (SVADA). "Our membership with SVADA has helped us better serve our dealership...

2011-03-21 07:07:00

BOSTON, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioFocus, a venture capital-backed medical device company developing technology to treat cardiac disorders, has secured $5M in debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank, financial partner to technology and life science companies of all sizes worldwide. CardioFocus will use the new financing to initiate its pivotal trial in the United States and to expand the commercialization of its products in Europe. (Logo:...

2011-03-18 05:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Akros Silicon Inc., a premier supplier of leading-edge intelligent energy management ICs, today announced that its supply chain has not been disrupted by the devastating earthquake in Japan. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110309/LA62069LOGO) "Akros Silicon is a fabless semiconductor manufacturer with production facilities located in Europe and South Asia and these facilities have been unaffected by the tragic events in...

2011-03-17 09:38:00

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- StrategyOne, an insights-driven consulting firm, today announced the appointment of Robert Moran as the President of the company's business in the U.S. Moran has been with StrategyOne since 2006, first successfully growing the Washington, D.C. insights team and then expanding his role to include management of the Chicago, Atlanta and Silicon Valley insights teams. "With 16 years of market research and political polling experience,...

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2011-01-20 06:05:00

More U.S. technology professionals received salary hikes and bonuses last year than in 2009, according to an annual salary survey by online technology recruiter Dice. However, since pay raises for tech workers outside large corporations and Silicon Valley were negligible, the average salary increase across all technology professionals was just 0.7 percent from 2009 to 2010. The average tech worker salary was $79,384 in 2010, up from $78,845 in 2009.  This was roughly the same size...

2010-11-17 07:00:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley Bank, financial partner to technology and life science companies of all sizes worldwide, recently closed a transaction to provide eVestment Alliance (eVestment) with $19 million in new credit facilities. eVestment, providers of the financial industry's premier institutional investment database and best-in-class technology solutions, will use the new financing to further invest in its global expansion and product development. In...

2010-10-12 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- AlwaysOn, the leading producer of world-class conferences for venture investors and entrepreneurs of emerging private companies, today kicked off its annual AlwaysOn GoingGreen Silicon Valley conference. The conference is being held October 12-14, 2010 at the Presidio Golden Gate Club in San Francisco. The event begins with the presentation of the AlwaysOn GoingGreen 100, a list of the fastest growing green and clean tech companies. Speakers at the...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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