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2014-03-21 23:01:07

Facilitated Workshops Give Marketing Teams the Processes, Organization, and Structure They Need to Successfully Execute their Top Business Goals Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 OpenView Venture Partners, an expansion-stage venture capital firm focused on providing its technology companies with deep operational support, shared today information about a marketing workshop it hosted for open data solutions provider Socrata. The details of the workshop are captured in a new case study...

2013-09-18 23:18:24

Breakthrough quarterly publication shows the power and potential of open data with success stories, practical advice and profiles of the movement’s leaders in action. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Socrata, Inc. http://www.socrata.com, a Seattle-based cloud software company focused exclusively on democratizing access to government data, today announced the publication of its new digital magazine, which shows the power and potential of open data with success stories and practical...

2013-09-16 08:32:26

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Convo, a cloud-based collaboration service, today announced a $5 million Series-A investment from Morgenthaler Ventures. This financing is the company's first investment by an institutional venture capital firm. The funding will be used to evolve its offerings, introduce their service on more platforms, and accelerate user reach and growth. Convo is a multi-platform service designed to allow teams to share and work together simply and...

2013-09-12 08:34:54

The Managing Directors behind Lending Club, Evernote, and Siri Form New Fund to Continue Investing in Early-Stage Software & Services Companies MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Morgenthaler Technology Investment Company, a newly formed management company, today announced that it has closed a new fund called the "Canvas Venture Fund" (www.canvasvcfund.com) at $175M, which is above their private placement memorandum target of $150M. (Photo:...

2013-05-14 23:27:24

Socrata offers free access to its open data platform, API tools, data hosting, and technology support to National Day of Civic Hacking events across the country. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Socrata (http://www.socrata.com), a Seattle-based cloud software company focused exclusively on democratizing access to government data, today announced its sponsorship of the National Civic Day of Hacking. Scheduled for June 1st and 2nd, the event is made up of nearly 90 local, community...

2012-04-02 23:01:43

Microsoft, Google, HP, Salesforce, and ppeakers from over 80 companies discuss why cloud data is the next $100 billion dollar industry. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 The Data 2.0 Summit on Tuesday, April 3, in San Francisco invites over 500 executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders across business and technology to discuss why Big Data, Social Data, and Open Data are driving the next technology revolution in Cloud Data. The one-day conference will take place at...

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,...

2011-05-18 05:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Morgenthaler Ventures, a leading venture capital firm, today announced the addition of Mark Goines as partner. Goines has an extensive track record of working successfully with high growth companies as an entrepreneur, executive and angel investor. Exits from his angel investments include Mint, Baby Center, PayCycle and Nolo.com. Goines was also an angel investor in Morgenthaler investments, Pageonce and Practice Fusion, and currently...

2011-05-11 08:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pageonce (pageonce.com), a top-ranked daily finance service for mobile devices, today announced it has closed $15 million in new funding, led by Morgenthaler Ventures, with participation from existing investors Pitango Ventures and Chairman of the Board Liron Petrushka. Total funding raised to date is $25 million. The latest round will help Pageonce continue its mission to simplify people's daily financial lives. "We're working to transform...

2009-11-12 11:00:00

Comment Moderation Keeps Politically-charged Discussions Open and Respectful SEATTLE, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Socrata, Inc. -- Making Data Social(TM) -- today announced the release of one of its most requested product features -- comment moderation -- to its Social Data Platform. The Socrata Social Data Platform enables government organizations to disseminate data online, enabling citizens to filter, sort, and comment on data all within a web browser. Since inception,...