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2014-02-19 00:21:07

Investment led by Rakuten Ventures to accelerate R&D activities and to fuel rapid international expansion. SINGAPORE, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViSenze Pte Ltd (www.visenze.com) today announced it has closed a US$3.5 million Series A round of financing led by Rakuten Ventures (the corporate venture capital unit of Rakuten Inc), with participation from new investors Walden International ("WI") and UOB Venture Management ("UOBVM"). The investment comes within 7 months of the...

2014-02-18 23:01:26

Additional Financing Will Fuel National Expansion, Support Company Growth and Establish Strategic Partnerships San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Postmates, the leading on-demand delivery service, announced today that it has raised an additional $16 million in capital for its Series B financing round to support its dramatic growth and expand geographically. The latest round was led by Spark Capital with follow-on from existing investors. Nabeel Hyatt, Venture Partner at Spark...

2014-02-18 23:00:54

The General Partners of Edison Ventures are pleased to announce that James Hill has joined Edison Ventures as an Associate in our Lawrenceville, NJ headquarters. Lawrenceville, NJ (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The General Partners of Edison Ventures are pleased to announce that James Hill has joined Edison Ventures as an Associate in our Lawrenceville, NJ headquarters. He will be generating investment opportunities in Healthcare IT and other industries. James joins Edison on a permanent...

2014-02-18 16:25:33

The Largest Israeli Business Conference in the United States Convenes 1,200+ Business Leaders from Around the World to Discuss Global Innovation NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landmark Ventures, a leading boutique Advisory Firm and Global Investment Bank, announced today the 6th annual Israel Dealmakers Summit, to be held March 4-5, 2014, in New York City. Featured speakers include Naftali Bennett, Israel's Minister of Economy; Sue Siegel, CEO of GE Ventures; Randi Zuckerberg, former...

2014-02-18 12:30:10

Venture Capital Dollars Invested in Biotechnology and Medical Device Companies Falls 10% in Fourth Quarter of 2013, Decreases 1% Over 2012 Funding NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Venture capital (VC) funding for the Life Sciences sector, which includes Biotechnology and Medical Devices, declined by 1 percent in dollars invested and 3 percent in number of deals compared to 2012, according to a new PwC US report, "Medtech Slowdown," which includes data from the MoneyTree(TM)...

2014-02-18 08:37:24

Funding Led by New Investor Battery Ventures with Participation from All Existing Active Investors SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intacct, a leader in cloud financial management and accounting software, today announced it has secured an additional $45 million of financing in a combination of venture funding and a debt package. The new funds will be used to further invest in company growth and expanded product capabilities. (Logo:...

2014-02-18 08:30:59

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BeesFree, Inc. (BEES) today announced the appointment of Steven F. Elliott as its next President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130731/FL56383LOGO) BeesFree is an emerging firm dedicated to improving the health and resilience of the world's honeybee population through improved nutrition. Its patent pending all-natural nutritional supplement, BeesVita Plus(TM),...

2014-02-17 08:24:51

BOSTON, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MPM Capital and Atlas Venture announced today that portfolio company CoStim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("CoStim") has been acquired by Novartis for an undisclosed amount. CoStim, founded in 2012 by MPM Managing Director Luke Evnin together with MPM Managing Director-Operations Robert Millman, is an emerging immuno-oncology company developing monoclonal antibody drugs that enable a patient's own immune system to better fight cancer. "I am thrilled that...

2014-02-14 23:24:07

Join Silicon Valley’s first-ever festival celebrating the ecosystems that grow startups, and drive entrepreneurship, technology, and economic impact Silicon Valley, Calif. (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The Global Innovation Summit +Week is the world's leading event focused on fostering systemic innovation in startup communities and across companies, cities and countries. The main event, Global Innovation Summit, seeks to grow innovation ecosystems that can stimulate the creation of...

2014-02-14 23:22:34

Tech Startups to Pitch for Fame, Investment at SXSW 2014 Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 A handful of startups now have four minutes to win it. HATCH pitch, the revolutionary startup pitch competition, announced today the finalists for its upcoming March 10 event at SXSW Interactive Startup Village. Applications were received from early stage tech startups in 14 countries and 17 US states. Finalists were selected based on a range of criteria including how revolutionary the idea is,...