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2014-08-19 08:37:51

Launch HIGHLINE to better support tech founders who are about to scale globally TORONTO AND VANCOUVER, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Vancouver-based startup accelerator GrowLab Ventures and Toronto's Extreme Startups have announced their merger and the launch of HIGHLINE, the first pan-Canadian accelerator platform, at the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) this morning. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137196) MERGER OF EQUALS TO CREATE NEW POWERHOUSE ABOVE THE...

2014-08-15 23:04:22

United Capital Funding Corp. announced today that Mark S. Mandula, Managing Partner of United Capital Funding Corp. will be a featured speaker at Marcus Evans 2nd Annual Supply Chain and Receivables Finance Conference to be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Amsterdam, Netherlands September 8-9, 2014. Saint Petersburg, Florida (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 United Capital Funding Corp. announced today that Mark S. Mandula, Managing Partner of United Capital Funding Corp., will be a featured speaker...

2014-08-15 12:27:40

FreshGrade facilitates better parent/teacher collaboration and student assessment by integrating how people use technology and communicate today KELOWNA, British Columbia, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FreshGrade announced today it has secured $4.3 million in seed funding from leading education and venture capital firms: NewSchools Venture Fund, Emerson Collective, Accel Partners and Social Capital. Designed by world-class developers in collaboration with teachers and parents,...

2014-08-14 16:30:13

Platform to Launch at FundingPost's Food Investing Conference Thursday, August, 21, 2014 in NYC NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FundingPost recently formed FoodAngels, a food sector-focused membership investment group for accredited investors seeking to assess and invest in private companies within the Food, Beverage and Food-Tech space. The platform for FoodAngels will be powered by ProSeeder Technologies. FoodAngels.co will launch next week at the FundingPost Food Investing...

2014-08-14 12:32:32

ATLANTA, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DOT COM ® Trademark and © have been in use for an online retail site and social networking site. It merges the .com symbol and an exclamation point to emphasize urgency and excitement for a brand. After receiving offers from Chinese companies the parent company has decided to offer the mark to US company for purchase. Founder Christopher Hoogland states, "It is a powerful mark, iconic, and we believe it will be perfect for a new or existing...

2014-08-14 08:34:09

The company has developed a solution to bring control, efficiency, and security to cloud computing FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminal, a Maryland-based startup developing next-generation solutions for cloud operations and management, announced it has closed a $10M Series B financing round, led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Previous investors, including Core Capital and the Maryland Venture Fund, also participated in the round. This brings Luminal's total...

2014-08-14 08:27:08

Reveals the Latest Trends in Shareholder Activism NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Activist Insight, the most comprehensive information source on activist investments worldwide and publisher of Activism Monthly, announced today the publication of its Half-Year Review 2014, in association with Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP's Equity Investment & Activist Practice. Released today, the Half-Year Review reveals the latest trends in shareholder activism as well as many telling statistics...

2014-08-13 23:01:22

Phoenix Venture Partners (PVP) has led a $5.2M Series A financing round in NBD Nanotechnologies, Inc., which develops durable functional surface wetting modifying coatings and additives. Phoenix was joined in the funding support by Supply Chain Ventures and previous angels. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 NBD Nanotechnologies, Inc. (NBD), a leader in the development of biomimetic inspired functional and durable surface wetting modifications has secured $5.2M in Series A funding to...

2014-08-12 23:00:40

Silicon Valley icon and semiconductor industry pioneer Mr. Pierre Lamond makes a pre-series A investment in PeerNova San Jose, California (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 PeerNova announced a pre-series A investment by venture capital veteran and semiconductor industry pioneer Pierre Lamond. Mr. Lamond helped pioneer the semiconductor industry in Silicon Valley, with his leadership roles at Fairchild Semiconductor and National Semiconductor, which he cofounded in 1967. At Sequoia Capital from 1981...

2014-08-12 08:26:31

CHICAGO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Private equity investor Richard Koch doesn't have much to say about the latest economic reports. His pared-down approach to investing - explained in depth in The Star Principle - has enabled him to achieve a net worth in excess of $250 million and growing. At an upcoming financial liberation seminar co-hosted with marketing consultant Perry Marshall, he'll be sharing sage advice and hard-won insights that have served him well in all kinds of...


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