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2014-10-16 12:35:15

Canaan X Builds on Record Year of Twelve Exits across Multiple Sectors with One of the Ten Largest Funds of 2014 MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canaan Partners, a multi-billion dollar venture capital firm, today announced that it has raised $675 million in commitments for Canaan X. Canaan Partners' tenth fund brings the total capital under management to over $4.2 billion. Fund X follows a banner year at Canaan with a dozen liquidity events in the past twelve...

2014-10-16 08:24:17

Up to 1 Gigawatt (GW) of Solar to be developed over the next 3 years SHANGHAI, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading solar developer and technology provider, announced today a joint venture agreement with JIC Capital, to facilitate nonrecourse financing and develop, construct and own up to 1 GW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in China over the next 3 years. The joint venture will focus on facilitating and structuring nonrecourse...

2014-10-15 23:05:59

Select Venture Partners Join Blu Ventures and CIT GAP Funds in New Round of Funding Following Urgent.ly’s Success in DC, Maryland and Virginia Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Urgent.ly, the only company in the nation seamlessly connecting motorists to roadside assistance providers using its own smartphone applications, today announced that it has completed a $1.2 million Pre-Series A funding round. This brings the total investment in Urgent.ly to nearly $1.8 million. New...

2014-10-15 16:29:19

LONDON, Oct. 15, 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly one out of every 8 dollars invested in companies are invested in biotech. Biotech investment has increased significantly in the past few years, and 2013 saw a notable spike. In the last few years, this has resulted in a complex series of deals and transactions, ranging from complete buyouts, to licensing transactions, to a variety of collaborative arrangements. In addition to this influx of corporate capital, biotechnology companies...

2014-10-15 08:25:51

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of its $5M Series A, TrueAccord (www.trueaccord.com) - the first-of-its-kind tech platform that is transforming the antiquated debt recovery industry, announced today that they have raised an additional quarter of a million dollars from Nyca Partners. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141014/151887LOGO This is one of the first investments made by the new venture capital fund, founded by finance industry veteran and...

2014-10-14 08:34:03

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DNAtrix, a clinical-stage oncolytic immunotherapy company, announced that it has completed a $20M Series B equity financing. New investor Morningside Ventures led the round and was joined by existing investors including Mercury Fund, Targeted Technology Fund and others. Ms. Reenie McCarthy has joined the DNAtrix Board of Directors for Morningside. "Securing this funding is a significant milestone that will enable us to advance our lead...

2014-10-14 04:22:12

BONN, Germany, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigontec GmbH, a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing RNA-based immunotherapeutics for the treatment of cancer and viral diseases, announces the first closing of its Series A financing round, raising EUR9.45 million. The round was co-led by Wellington Partners and Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund, and included NRW Bank and High-Tech Gruenderfonds (HTGF). Rigontec is developing synthetic ligands of a novel...

2014-10-13 23:01:26

October 2014 commences 15 years of operations for the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center Fort Wayne, IN (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 October 2014 commences 15 years of operations for the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC). In honor of the NIIC’s founding, the Innovation Center and Innovation Park will be hosting various celebrations, special events, unique educational programming, mini-venture competitions, and special opportunities for entrepreneurial engagement. This will be the...

2014-10-09 23:07:56

The new oversubscribed fund will allow the Boston-based firm to continue investing in expansion-stage software companies, and delivering value-add portfolio services through OpenView Labs. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 OpenView Venture Partners announced today that it has successfully completed the fundraising of OpenView Venture Partners IV, L.P., with commitments of $250 million. This new oversubscribed fund brings the firm’s total capital under management to nearly $700...

2014-10-09 08:32:24

HONOLULU, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Startups, a leading technology accelerator, announces its first East Meets West conference to be held in Honolulu, Hawaii, November 6-7, 2014. The annual event brings together top investors, accelerators and entrepreneurs from Asia and the United States to the tranquil shores of Hawaii for two days of deal making, networking, learning and pitching. eastmeetswest.co http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130716/LA47825LOGO More than a dozen...


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