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2014-04-17 23:05:33

Entrepreneurs have raised early stage capital from backers and accredited investors via business crowdfunding on Fundable. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Fundable.com, the largest business crowdfunding platform, announced today that over $100 million in funding commitments have been made through the site. During the past 18 months, startups across all industries have utilized Fundable to move their businesses forward. Different from any other crowdfunding platform, Fundable is...

2014-04-16 23:14:24

Rockies Venture Club presents Cannabis Capital Summit - Colorado's first marijuana industry investing conference with leading speakers in the industry, educational events, industry expo and angel investment pitches from cannabis industry companies. May 29th Denver, CO Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Rockies Venture Club is hosting the first ever Cannabis Capital Summit on May 29th, bringing together industry leaders, venture capitalists, angel investors, banking and legal experts,...

2014-04-16 16:25:28

SYDNEY, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Campaign Monitor, a global leader in SaaS-based email marketing and design solutions, today announced that Insight Venture Partners has invested US$250 million in the company. Founded in 2004, Campaign Monitor has been profitable every quarter since launch, with sales consistently growing at solid double digits annually for the last decade. This is the company's first round of funding and will support continued product innovation and accelerated...

2014-04-16 12:29:44

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, and Silicon Valley Bank, today announced a $7.5 million expansion to an existing $5 million term loan with Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc ("Sorrento"). Proceeds of the loan will be used to advance the development of multiple programs and platforms. "Oxford values the existing relationship it has with...

2014-04-16 08:34:38

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ForSight VISION5 is pleased to announce it has recently closed its Series C round of funding and has also completed enrollment in its Phase 2 Clinical Study for the Helios(TM) ocular insert, its lead product candidate. ForSight VISION5 is developing non-invasive products to replace eye drops and provide sustained therapy for major anterior segment eye diseases including glaucoma, dry eye, and allergy. ForSight VISION5 has completed...

2014-04-16 08:32:56

William Greene, MD, Appointed Chief Executive Officer SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on developing therapeutics for serious eye disorders, announced today that it has successfully completed a $20 million Series B-1 equity financing from new investors MPM Capital, Lundbeckfond Ventures, and H.I.G. BioVentures. Iconic's lead clinical-stage program is a novel recombinant human chimeric...

2014-04-15 23:13:09

“Silicon Valley AgTech Conference” — which brings together farmers, technologists, venture capitalists and government representatives — will be held in May in Silicon Valley. Palo Alto, Calif. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The first-ever “Silicon Valley AgTech Conference” will be held on May 12, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center at 3921 Fabian Way in Palo Alto. The event is a forum for farmers, technologists, venture capitalists, and...

2014-04-15 23:03:23

Survey conducted by Palo Alto Software in first quarter of 2014 finds that access to funding a bigger challenge for small businesses than the Affordable Care Act, tax reform Eugene, Ore. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Access to funding remains the biggest challenge for small businesses in 2014, with 41 percent saying it has affected their ability to grow, according to a study released today by Palo Alto Software. The report, based on a survey of almost 400 small businesses, found that business...

2014-04-15 08:28:37

CAMPBELL, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kalila Medical, a privately held medical device company focused on the development of next generation steerable catheter technologies, announced today that Mérieux Développement joined its existing investors in the company's recent financing. Kalila is in the final stages of development of the Vado(TM) Steerable Sheath, a novel steerable sheath for electrophysiology procedures. "This is an important milestone for Kalila, as we...

2014-04-11 12:24:33

Silverpop, one of the student-led venture fund's first investments, under agreement to be acquired by IBM ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wolverine Venture Fund, managed by students at the Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, today announced that one of its early portfolio companies, Silverpop, is under agreement to be acquired by IBM. Silverpop, a privately held...