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2011-05-25 08:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Morgenthaler Ventures, a leading venture capital firm, announced today a nationwide contest called "DC to VC: HIT Startup Showcase" to find the best startup ideas in health information technology (HIT). The competition is open to any US entrepreneur seeking seed or Series-A funding for startups that are applying cutting-edge technology to improve the quality and delivery of healthcare. Applications are being accepted today through August 9,...

2011-05-19 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), financial partner to innovative technology and life science companies worldwide, released a study today that examines the merger and acquisition behavior of private, venture capital-backed biotech and medical device companies. Based on an analysis of private merger or acquisition transactions of US venture-capital backed companies (60 biotech and 58 medical device) since 2005, SVB found several conclusions about...

2011-05-17 08:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), financial partner to innovative technology and life science companies and the venture capital firms that support them, appointed technology and life science banker Mercy Forde and hired VC fund CFO Nina Labatt for its Venture Capital and Private Equity Services team, which is dedicated to providing the financial services required by venture capital and private equity firms. Having worked closely with venture...

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...

2011-05-04 07:00:00

WINTER PARK, Fla., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highwinds Capital, Inc. today announced that it has secured a new $50 million credit facility with Silicon Valley Bank and Comerica Bank. A leading provider of content delivery (CDN), network and IP services, Highwinds continues to leverage its strong market position, positive cash flow and sustained profitability in its partnerships with these well-respected financial institutions. This new credit facility allows Highwinds to achieve a more...

2011-04-25 12:58:00

Fifteen Israeli companies selected to meet with California's Tech Giants May 3-5 SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Israel Chamber of Commerce (CICC) is pleased to announce 15 Israeli innovative mobile startups have been chosen to participate in a delegation to meet with industry leaders, investment firms, technology giants and partners from May 3-5 in Silicon Valley, California. More information can be found at www.israelmobiletour.org. The...

2011-04-22 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), financial partner to technology companies and venture capitalists worldwide, released Startup Outlook 2011, a survey of startup company perceptions, in conjunction with the Silicon Valley Leadership Group's Annual CEO Business Climate survey of its members companies today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100106/SF32918LOGO) SVB's survey of 375 U.S.-based, private, venture capital-backed software,...

2011-03-30 00:00:28

Media focused summer program for startups where traditional media companies work closely with early stage startups. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 28, 2011 NYC SeedStart Media 2011, a 12-week summer program searching for the most innovative digital media companies in New York City, has recently announced the list of participating advertising, e-commerce, media and technology companies in the program. Participating companies include Akamai, AOL Ventures, Comcast, ESPN, Gilt City, Google, Hearst...

2011-03-22 08:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the premier commercial bank for companies in the technology, life science, venture capital and premium wine industries, announced the addition of offshore Renminbi to its tradable currencies at SVB's Foreign Exchange Trading Desk. In addition, SVB announced the launch of its offshore Renminbi Multi-Currency Account, adding to the growing list of currencies in which such services are available. These new services...

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:...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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