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2014-10-23 23:09:42

New research just released by University of San Francisco (USF) Professor Mark Cannice shows a drop in confidence levels of venture capitalists. The Q3 reading is the first recorded decline in confidence in two years. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index® for the third quarter of 2014, based on a September 2014 survey of 33 San Francisco Bay Area venture capitalists, registered 3.89 on a 5 point scale (with 5 indicating...

2014-10-23 23:04:58

Investment will be used to expand existing product capabilities and for continued global growth NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Xplenty, the big data processing platform powered by Hadoop, today announced it has raised $3 million in Series A funding from Waarde Capital and existing seed investor Magma Venture Partners of Israel. The investment will allow Xplenty to expand its platform’s features and continue to grow globally. Based in Tel Aviv, Xplenty also announced that it will...

2014-10-23 23:03:11

Second Investment Fund Targets Healthcare Technology Entrepreneurs and High Growth Opportunities Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Prairie Ventures, a private investment fund headquartered in Omaha, NE, announces Craig Tuttle as President. In his role, Tuttle will lead the organization to connect entrepreneurs and investors for early stage and growth stage enterprises with a focus on healthcare technology. He will also be responsible for managing the current portfolio of...

2014-10-23 12:27:11

Seasoned executive brings 25 years of finance and operations experience to leadership team SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Invoca, the call intelligence company, today announced that Cynthia Stephens has joined Invoca's leadership team as chief financial officer. Stephens reports directly to Invoca Co-Founder and CEO Jason Spievak and is responsible for the company's financial management and operations. Stephens brings 25 years of financial management,...

2014-10-22 23:10:18

Seasoned Financial Executive to Manage Company’s Rapid Growth Nashua, NH (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Cryptzone, a global provider of data security and identity and access management (IAM) solutions, announced that Andy Jones has joined the company as chief financial officer. His primary responsibilities will include managing the company’s financial growth, scaling continued operations and directing global human resources. “This is an exciting time for Cryptzone and we’re happy to...

2014-10-22 12:34:38

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA), a global venture capital firm, today announced that Jon Sakoda has been promoted to General Partner. Sakoda, who joined the firm in 2006, focuses on software-as-a-service (SaaS), infrastructure software, and big data applications and is based in NEA's Menlo Park office. "Jon is a dynamic investor whose passion for our business is matched by an unwavering commitment to championing entrepreneurs,"...

2014-10-22 08:34:55

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paine & Partners, LLC ("Paine & Partners"), a global private equity investment firm focused on investing in food and agribusiness, today announced that Robert Berendes has joined Paine & Partners as an Operating Director. Mr. Berendes, who currently serves on the Board of Directors of Paine & Partners' investment platform Verdesian Life Sciences, will focus on enhancing operations and implementing growth strategies at Paine...

2014-10-21 23:04:05

Social Marketing Automation Startup to Present as Spotlight Company at 12th Annual Venture Atlanta Event ATLANTA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Attentive.ly, a social marketing automation solution, announced today that it has added $750 thousand to its initial angel investment; boosting the total raised to $2 million since 2012. Prior investors New Media Ventures and Atlanta Tech Angels participated in the round. The company also publicly unveiled its new Facebook ad-targeting feature that will...

2014-10-21 12:36:37

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Melissa A. Henderson, founder, president and CEO of Summit Executive Resources, an executive agent firm for technology leaders, will participate in the Private Equity International's 4th annual Operating Partners Forum in New York on October 21. Ms. Henderson will serve as a moderator for a workshop panel titled, "Rethinking Management: The Operating Partner as Mentor and Coach" at 3:30 p.m. Ms. Henderson's panel will examine the impact...

2014-10-21 08:39:57

LONDON, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Infocomm Investments seeks to co-invest in high growth, innovation-driven technology startups with plans to expand into the huge and growing Asian markets - London's Tech City chosen as hub for UK and European activities as fund provides the bridge for Singapore-based and London-based tech startups to access each other's markets - Infocomm Investments makes its first...


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