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2014-06-19 16:25:50

HSINCHU, Taiwan, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JHL Biotech, Inc., an emerging biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has closed a Series B financing round of $35 million, led by new investors Milestone Capital and a consortium of Taiwan venture capitalists and individuals, including President International Development Corp., Fubon Financial Holdings, Taishin Financial Holdings, TaiAn Technologies, Hotung Group, Dr. Allen Chao (founder of Watson Pharmaceuticals), and...

2014-06-19 12:30:37

Sidecar, based out of Philadelphia, with offices in New York, raised $3.1MM in funding following significant customer and market growth PHILADELPHIA, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sidecar, a Philadelphia-based startup that transforms traditional e-commerce marketing, today announced that it has raised $3.1mm in funding led by Osage Venture Partners. This backing joins existing investors, NextStage Capital, Innovation Ventures, Gabriel Investments, Ben Franklin Technology Partners,...

2014-06-18 08:32:57

Founding team from BlackRock, Wall Street and Silicon Valley SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- seedchange today announced the launch of an innovative investing platform. The platform gives investors - for the first time - efficient, transparent access to early-stage companies vetted by a registered broker-dealer and presented the way investors are accustomed to evaluating opportunities. "We're doing for early-stage investing what exchange-traded funds (ETFs) did for other...

2014-06-17 23:06:59

Southern Cross, the Venture Capital Unit of Siemens, and Total Energy Ventures join to fund leading distributed energy storage solution provider. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Sunverge Energy, Inc. a leading developer and manufacturer of distributed energy management systems, announced today the closing of a $15 million Series B financing round led by the Southern Cross Renewable Energy Fund and joined by the Venture Capital Unit of Siemens and Total Energy Ventures...

2014-06-17 12:34:44

Startups can apply now for the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in partnership with American Family Insurance. REDMOND, Wash., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and American Family Insurance are launching a unique business accelerator for startups focused on home automation. The accelerator will help the next generation of startups create advancements that can help lead to safer and smarter homes. Startups interested in participating in the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in...

2014-06-17 08:35:05

Company seeks to greatly simplify and slash costs of Wide Area Networks (WAN) LOS ALTOS, Calif., Jun 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VeloCloud Networks, Inc., a pioneer in Cloud-Delivered WAN, today announced it has raised $21 million in funding led by leading venture capital firms New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Venrock as well as incubator firm, The Fabric. VeloCloud dramatically simplifies the WAN by delivering virtualized services from the cloud to branch offices and mobile users...

2014-06-13 23:04:56

Special Sessions for Start-ups and Entrepreneurs on June 24th, 2014 at Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 The Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit, scheduled for June 25th at Santa Clara University, pairs investors with entrepreneurs who can bring innovative products and services for the longevity economy to market. The Summit is preceded on Tuesday, June 24th, by Bootcamps specially designed for start-ups and entrepreneurs on the topics of:...

2014-06-13 12:22:22

Shuttersong to showcase photo-audio app in Mobile and Tablet Technologies category BOSTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shuttersong (www.shuttersong.com), an innovative photo-audio app, was selected as a finalist in the Mobile and Tablet Technologies category for SXSW V2V's pitch competition, V2Venture, taking place on July 16, 2014 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140613/117728 V2Venture is a fast-paced pitch event geared to take the...

2014-06-13 08:23:16

BEIJING, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STV) ("China Digital TV" or the "Company"), the leading provider of conditional access ("CA") systems and comprehensive services to China's expanding digital television market, announced that it has reached a framework agreement (the "Framework Agreement") with Cinda Investment Co. Ltd. ("Cinda Investment"), an integrated investment company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Cinda Asset Management...

2014-06-12 23:09:46

Connect with Entrepreneurs, Angel Investors and VCS Focused on the Mature Consumer Market SANTA CLARA, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit, scheduled for June 25th at Santa Clara University, pairs investors with entrepreneurs who can bring innovative products and services for the longevity economy to market. The 11th Annual Summit opens with “Breakfast with the Angels” – a networking opportunity for attendees to connect with and learn from angel...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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