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2014-08-27 23:09:52

First-of-its kind, Stanford Area Facility Will Help Startups Develop Products Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 StartX, a nonprofit technology accelerator program affiliated with Stanford University and QB3, a pioneering institute driving biotechnology innovation at the University of California, are partnering to open a life science laboratory customized for the needs of early stage medical and hardware technology companies. The 2,000 square-foot lab space, named “StartX-QB3...

2014-08-27 12:34:15

Firm Now Accepting Applications for November Program, Developed in Collaboration with Leading Design Experts CHEVY CHASE, Md., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA), a leading global venture capital firm, today announced the kickoff of the second part of its design mentorship program, In the Studio Part II--an intensive, two-week program for up to six design teams that focuses specifically on go-to-market strategy, team building, and fundraising....

2014-08-27 08:27:28

SEATTLE, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ARCH Venture Partners, one of the largest U.S. technology venture firms investing in the development of seed and early-stage advanced technology companies, today announced that its eighth venture fund closed with more than $400 million in subscriptions. ARCH Venture Fund VIII exceeded its $250 million subscription target by more than $150 million. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139842 "The enthusiasm behind Fund VIII...

2014-08-26 08:33:16

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intertech Solutions Inc. (OTCPK: ITEC) ("Intertech Solutions Inc." ITEC or the "Company") today is very pleased to announce the appointment of Cary Charles Davis to ITEC's management team as the VP of Project Financing. Cary Davis will be responsible for securing additional sources of capital to finance ITEC's expanding portfolio of gold streaming projects along with managing investor relations and all areas of compliance. The...

2014-08-25 23:08:38

Funds Focused on Closing the Loop Between Advocate Marketing & ROI SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Dynamic Signal, industry leader in employee advocacy solutions, announced that it has closed a USD $12M million Series C financing round led by new lead investor Rembrandt Venture Partners as well as existing investors, Venrock, Trinity Ventures, Time Warner Ventures and Cox Enterprises, who continue to see value in the company based on feedback from clients and prospects, and...

2014-08-25 23:06:47

Alchemist, an Accelerator Dedicated to Enterprise Startups, Welcomes Foundation Capital to its List of Investors San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Foundation Capital has joined Cisco, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Khosla Ventures, Salesforce.com, SAP Ventures, and US Venture Partners, as a backer of the Alchemist Accelerator, it was announced today. The amount of the investment is not being disclosed. Foundation Capital is an investment firm that builds great companies. It invests in...

2014-08-25 16:26:53

Initial Closing with Spring Hill Bioventures Demonstrates Support of Largest Shareholder SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viropro, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Spring Hill Bioventures outlining the terms through which the company will raise up to $500,000 in convertible debt. Simultaneously, Spring Hill has closed on an initial commitment of $200,000. The proceeds of the financing will be used for the preparation of...

2014-08-25 08:28:32

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flagship Ventures, a leading venture capital and venture creation firm focused on innovations in healthcare and sustainability, today announced the appointment of Dr. Robert Berendes as a Venture Partner. Dr. Berendes, who most recently was a member of the executive team at Syngenta, will provide strategic counsel and support to the Flagship team. Through board and advisory roles, he will engage with portfolio companies focused on...

2014-08-25 08:25:18

Venture Capital Dollars in Biotechnology Companies Increases Nearly 40 Percent, Strongest Second Quarter Since 1995 NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Venture capital (VC) funding for the Life Sciences sector, which includes Biotechnology and Medical Devices, reached $2.5 billion in 195 deals for the second quarter of 2014, according to a new report, "Biotech soars to record high," which includes data from the MoneyTree(TM) Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) LLP and the...

2014-08-21 23:06:12

The online platform for commercial real estate owners and brokers will use the Series A investment to fuel international growth, hire top talent and speed up product development. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Hightower, an online platform for the commercial leasing industry, today announced a $6.5 million Series A round of financing led by existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners and Thrive Capital. Previous investors, including RRE Ventures, Red Swan Ventures, David Tisch, Lee...


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