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2013-12-25 23:03:29

The female members on PositiveSingles were given five celebrity weddings to choose from and they were asked to choose which one was their favorite and most admired. Los Angeles (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 PositiveSingles, the biggest and most popular dating site for people with sexually transmitted diseases, is pleased to announce the results of their latest poll. The site polled the female members over one month's time; from November 23, 2013 to December 23, 2013. The female members...

2013-10-16 16:26:15

Tech entrepreneur Sean Parker's donation to fund cancer immunotherapy research NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), a New York-based nonprofit committed to developing immune system-based cancer treatments, was given a $1 million donation from tech entrepreneur and philanthropist Sean Parker at CRI's 27(th) annual awards gala on Sept. 30. At the dinner, Parker also received the organization's highest honor for lay individuals, the...

Napster Co-Founders Launch New Social Video Service
2012-06-05 13:27:46

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com On Tuesday, Napster cofounders unveiled a new video chat platform to the public for the first time called Airtime. Airtime is a one-on-one video service that is purported to be the next big start up from Silicon Valley. The social-video site will be connecting millions of people based on interests and social connections, similar to how Google's video chat service works on its Google+ social network.  Airtime will be integrated deeply into Facebook,...

2012-06-05 02:24:07

SAN FRANCISCO, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Motion To Dismiss Cancer, a team formed to raise money for the Roger Royse 2012 Man of The Year campaign benefitting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ("LLS"), is announcing the final round of the "2012 Venture Capital Master's Lunch Series" auction where anyone can bid to win private meetings with some of Silicon Valley's top venture capitalists and start-up founders--with all proceeds supporting LLS and its work with blood cancer...

2012-06-04 23:01:48

Motion To Dismiss Cancer, a team formed to raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is announcing the final round of the “2012 Venture Capital Master´s Lunch Series” auction where anyone can bid to win private meetings with some of Silicon Valley´s top venture capitalists and start-up founders–with all proceeds supporting LLS and its work with blood cancer research. The final round, running from 12:00pm PDT on June 4—7, brings together some of...

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2012-05-31 15:52:24

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Daniel Ek and Sean Parker–co-founder and Director of Spotify, respectively–took to the red chairs last night at the All Things D conference and were interviewed by the Wall Street Journal´s tech journalist extraordinaire Walt Mossberg. During the interview, Mossberg took the time to ask the two streaming music providers about their legal negotiations in the States and their relationships with the record labels. Surprisingly, Mossberg was...

2012-04-29 23:01:46

2012 Venture Capital Master's Lunch Series to Benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2012 Motion To Dismiss Cancer, a team formed to raise money for the 2012 Roger Royse Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Man of the Year campaign, announces the second round of the “2012 Venture Capital Master´s Lunch Series” auction where anyone can bid to win one-on-one meetings with some of Silicon Valley´s top venture capitalists and...

2011-12-27 10:44:00

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Dec. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmacoFore, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company, today announced a $10 million round of equity financing from Founders Fund and the addition of Founders Fund partner Ken Howery to its Board of Directors. PharmacoFore uses innovative synthetic organic chemistry to create novel medicines for treating a variety of conditions related to the central and peripheral nervous systems. One of its key platform technologies has...

2010-11-29 12:46:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading technology blog TechCrunch and venture capital firms Founders Fund and New Enterprise Associates (NEA), announced the 2010 TechFellow Awards, an annual program honoring technology innovators for achievement and excellence in high-tech entrepreneurship. The awards recognize individuals who have played a critical role in developing breakthrough products and services, with honorees selected in each of five categories: Engineering...

2010-07-19 17:37:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Founders Fund, the venture backer of companies including Facebook, Spotify, and SpaceX, has closed its third venture fund. The Founders Fund III LP and its parallel funds were oversubscribed, reaching the firm's cap of $250 million in commitments, making the Fund III suite the firm's largest yet. The substantial majority of commitments came from limited partners of the firm's prior funds, joined by a small number of new investors. Founders Fund is...