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2014-05-07 12:31:07

ATLANTA, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation Technologies Inc. (ITEC), parent company of IrriMax Corporation, makers of IRRISEPT(®) (www.irrisept.com), has been selected from a record number of applicants as a presenting company at the 2014 Conference of the Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA). ITEC is one of 20 companies that will present to investors and corporations seeking investment opportunities. The eighth annual SEMDA Conference, "Thriving During Healthcare...

2014-05-07 12:30:46

China Practice Grows to 20 Strong with Six Attorneys Based in China MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fenwick & West, a leading technology and life sciences law firm, announced today the continued expansion of its China Practice with the opening of a licensed representative office in Shanghai. Fenwick partner Eva Wang, who joined the firm a year ago, will lead the Shanghai office along with five additional U.S. qualified attorneys who are resident in China: Ben Li, Ruomu...

Cisco Pumps More Money Into The Internet Of Things
2014-05-07 06:55:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Cisco announced on Tuesday that it will invest an additional $150 million over the next few years in early-stage companies to promote innovation in the global startup community. The new funding will augment the current $2 billion portfolio of Cisco Investments, Cisco’s corporate venture capital arm. The money will be focused towards a number of disruptive technology markets, such as big data and analytics, the Internet of Things...

2014-05-06 16:27:00

SAN DIEGO, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Empowered Ezine is an article directory dedicated to providing a venue for new and experienced entrepreneurs to find and share business ideas and opportunities. The website's motto "Where knowledge equals power!" sums up the goal of each article featured, as they continue to help empower business newcomers by providing first class information that will allow them to make the most informed decisions regarding their business ventures. The...

2014-05-06 08:44:12

Financing by Kortschak Investments, IDG Ventures, and Crosslink Capital will fuel product development and membership growth SAN FRANCISCO, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beauty Noted, a crowdsourced platform that powers cosmetics recommendations has hired industry veteran Kate Thorp as President and CEO to lead the new social beauty venture. In addition, Beauty Noted has secured $2.2 million in seed funding, led by Kortschak Investments, with participation from IDG Ventures and...

2014-05-05 12:32:54

New Round of Investment Brings Experience and Funding to Drive Company's Next Phase of Growth BETHESDA, Md., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WealthEngine, the leading provider of marketing intelligence and real-time prospecting solutions, today announced a new round of venture capital funding. Existing investors, Novak Biddle Venture Partners, were joined in the round by Streamlined Ventures, HKB Capital, and a number of investors who have among them founded or invested in market...

2014-05-05 08:25:12

Distinguished speakers include Izhar Shay, Zohar Levkovitz and Yaacov Ben-Yaacov with an audience of over 170 entrepreneurs TEL AVIV, Israel, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- YourStartApp (http://www.yourstartapp.com), a consulting company that aims to cultivate entrepreneurism to advance the Israeli high-tech industry, and LogoUI (http://logoui.co.il) today held "Between Valleys" at Google's Tel Aviv campus featuring a panel of serial entrepreneurs and Angel investors as part of...

2014-05-02 23:08:53

Bureau van Dijk Publishes April 2014 North America M&A Report from Zephyr New York, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) targeting companies based in North America grew by 29 percent in April to USD 101,817 million. Growth was driven by an increase in the value of both US and Canadian deal-making, which rose by 28 percent and 22 percent, respectively, over the four weeks. The month-on-month improvement was starkly highlighted as the USD 79,204...

2014-05-02 23:08:27

Applications are now open for Chicago Startups to Participate in Plug and Play's Startup Accelerator for Summer 2014's Cohort. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Plug and Play, the global startup accelerator and investment fund behind PayPal, Dropbox, Lending Club and Zoosk, has announced the launch of Plug and Play Chicago. The application deadline is May 25th and Selection Day in Chicago will be held May 29th. Apply to the program by visiting:...

2014-05-01 23:08:32

The young Dutch development team has gone global with the acquisition of Boston-based LumaCloud LLC. Amsterdam, The Netherlands (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The market for on-demand cloud-based brand management tools (Marketing Asset Management, or “MAM”) is gaining momentum, and Bynder has staked its claim in the US with a SaaS product that focuses on usability and customization. Bynder’s clientele already includes major international brands such as KLM, Volkswagen, Scotch & Soda,...

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