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2014-07-30 08:33:14

Silicon Valley Bank Study of Healthcare Investments and Exits Predicts Continued Strong Returns for Investors SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley Bank, the bank of the global innovation economy, released a study today that examines the merger, acquisition and IPO activity of private, venture-backed biopharma and medical device companies. According to the annual report based on 2013 data, venture investment in healthcare saw the biggest potential returns since...

2014-07-29 23:01:13

Investment to support geographic expansion in Asia, acceleration of product innovation. Los Gatos, Calif. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Centric Software, Inc., the industry-leading provider of PLM software for retail, apparel, footwear, luxury and consumer goods companies, has closed on $24 million in growth capital as part of its Series D venture capital financing. The Series D financing was co-led by Fung Capital and Silver Lake Waterman. Fung Capital is the investment arm of the Hong...

2014-07-29 23:00:16

MarketOptimizer.org adds “PharmaSphere: Emerging Biotech Investment Report – Strategic Trends in Private Equity and Venture Capital Funding” to its store. Understand the current trends impacting emerging biotechnology investment in the US and globally. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 “PharmaSphere: Emerging Biotech Investment Report Strategic Trends in Private Equity and Venture Capital Funding” report provides in-depth analysis of the current trends and factors shaping the...

2014-07-29 08:38:31

The partnership strengthens the existing collaboration between Microsoft and Jerusalem Ventures Partners. TEL AVIV, Israel, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and Akamai Technologies, a leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, have announced that, together with leading venture capital (VC) firm Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), they are working on a unique accelerator in the field of cybersecurity....

2014-07-25 23:07:16

Leading engineering and insurance companies seek startup technologies through Silicon Valley partnership. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC) and State Farm have partnered with Plug and Play for their newest program, Plug and Play Internet of Things Accelerator (IoT), to engage with startups aligning with their developing technology initiatives. Plug and Play IoT is a startup accelerator bringing together a round-table of complementary partners to...

2014-07-25 08:28:54

BEIJING, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VisionChina Media Inc. ("VisionChina Media" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: VISN), Oak Investment Partners XII, Limited Partnership ("Oak"), Gobi Partners, Inc. n/k/a Gobi Ventures, Inc., Gobi Fund, Inc. and Gobi Fund II, L.P. (collectively "Gobi") and Shareholder Representative Services, LLC (collectively with Oak and Gobi, the "Selling Shareholders") and Thomas GaiTei Tsao, today jointly announced the closing of the settlement agreement of all...

2014-07-24 23:09:12

39 participants from 17 different countries selected to attend Silicon Valley’s unique program focused on creating game-changing entrepreneurial heroes. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Draper University, a top program in entrepreneurship http://www.draperuniversity.com, is proud to announce that for 6 weeks this summer, 39 young entrepreneurs from 17 different countries will converge on the Draper University campus in the heart of Silicon Valley for an intensive, experiential...

2014-07-24 23:04:53

Garage Technology Ventures launches new strategic investment fund designed to give investors access to emerging technologies with the potential to have a global impact. The fund has a stated interest in technologies in the areas of Enterprise & Cloud, Software & Services, Mobility, Consumer Internet, Digital Media, Intelligent Systems, Robotics and the Internet of Things. Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Garage Technology Ventures, a leading seed and early stage venture capital...

2014-07-24 16:24:41

A return to innovation and high-growth NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SternAegis Ventures applauds Deem, Inc. on the completion of its recapitalization financing as well as on raising $50 million in expansion capital. Deem is a leading cloud and mobile commerce company, delivering Commerce-as-a-Service (CaaS) to a large and diverse ecosystem of customers, merchants and partners enabling them to lower costs, increase revenue and deepen customer loyalty. On July 21, 2014, Deem...

2014-07-24 08:42:02

Movius Is First Mobile Investment For New Silicon Valley VC Firm MENLO PARK, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PointGuard Ventures a new Silicon Valley venture capital firm, leads a $13M financing round for Movius Interactive Corporation, the Atlanta based global leader in mobile identities and converged messaging solutions, it was announced today. New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Anschutz Investments also participated in the round. Movius is the first mobile investment from...


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