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2014-05-07 12:35:38

SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twilio (http://twilio.com), the software and cloud-based communications platform, today announced that Richard Dalzell has joined its Board of Directors. Dalzell is the former Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President for Amazon.com, the world's largest online retailer and cloud computing pioneer. In his role at Amazon, Dalzell was responsible for the worldwide architecture and software that powers Amazon's technology platform....

2012-09-06 23:00:06

The (C2FO) market helps companies across the globe collaborate with their supply chain in daily, web-based market-clearing events to achieve accelerated cash flow and increased efficiencies in working capital management and profit. (C2FO) has delivered more than $2 billion in early cash flow and more than $144 million in new market capitalization for its clients, which include Fortune 1000 companies across the globe. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) September 05, 2012 Pollenware (C2FO), the...

2011-03-03 00:00:27

Fast Growing Social Distribution Network and Innovative Cross-Platform Social Entertainment Company Deliver Babies to Excited Moms (and Dads) Everywhere San Francisco and San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) March 2, 2011 Heyzap and SiXiTS today announced a partnership that will bring SiXiTS' Babies Everywhere !!! social game to Heyzap's rapidly growing distribution network of more than 330,000 websites. With more than 100 Million MAU network reach outside of Facebook, Heyzap is a major distribution...

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2009-09-25 06:30:00

Twitter is nearing $100 million in new funding with a deal that values the micro-blogging phenomena at one billion dollars, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. New capital will be provided by mutual fund giant T. Rowe Price, private equity firm Insight Venture Partners and five other investors. Other investors joining the list include existing Twitter backers Spark Capital and Institutional Venture Partners, the Journal said, citing people familiar with the deal. The amount is double...

2008-07-21 15:00:31

NEW YORK, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- 10gen (http://www.10gen.com/), creator of a new Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) technology that helps developers more quickly and easily build dynamic, scalable Web sites and applications, today announced $1.5 million in Series A financing from Union Square Ventures. The cloud computing company, founded earlier this year by DoubleClick veterans Kevin Ryan, Dwight Merriman and Eliot Horowitz, and former Joost engineering VP, Geir Magnusson Jr., aims to provide...


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