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2014-02-05 08:26:00

Moves to Increase Big Data Access for Marketers TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DataMentors, LLC, a full-service data quality, data management and business intelligence provider, today announced that Brook Venture Partners has led an investment in the firm with co-investors Bay Capital of Providence, RI and Pride's Crossing Capital of Wakefield, MA. This investment will further support DataMentors as it aims to reach more marketers seeking access to Big Data capabilities....

2014-02-04 23:26:31

British technology investor Rainbow Seed Fund (RSF) today announced the appointment of former science minister Ian Taylor as the new chair of its advisory board. Oxford, United Kingdom (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Midven, a UK leading venture capital firm, today announces that former Science Minister Ian Taylor has joined Rainbow Seed Fund's advisory board. Ian Taylor MBE was a member of the UK Parliament for 23 years until he stood down in 2010, including serving as Science Minister...

2014-02-04 23:26:29

Bureau van Dijk Publishes January 2014 North America M&A Report from New York, NY (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The value of transactions targeting companies based in North America during January decreased by 25 percent month-on-month, but was still up on a year ago. There were 1,063 deals worth a combined USD 91,591 million in the four weeks under review, compared to USD 122,616 million the previous month and USD 75,576 million in January 2013. Despite the decline month-on-month, value...

2014-02-04 23:21:58

Brings Capitol Hill And Advocacy Experience To Venture Capital Industry's Leading Trade Group Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today announced Ben Veghte will become its vice president of communications beginning February 10, 2014. Mr. Veghte comes to the NVCA from The Glover Park Group (GPG), where he was director, strategic communications. “I’m excited to have Ben join the NVCA team. From the halls of Congress to the...

2014-02-04 23:04:07

Annual economic study by Joint Venture Silicon Valley and Silicon Valley Community Foundation shows jobs, income, tech, investment all spiking SAN JOSE and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Silicon Valley’s economy is red-hot and leads the nation with extraordinary growth in jobs, income, innovation, venture capital investment and immigration, according to the 2014 Silicon Valley Index released today by Joint Venture Silicon Valleyand Silicon Valley Community Foundation....

2014-02-04 12:30:26

Seasoned construction professional brings experience and leadership to growing office SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyline Construction, a Northern California-based general contractor, is proud to announce that Craig T. Jones has joined the firm as principal of its Silicon Valley office. In this role, he will be responsible for leading and growing the Silicon Valley office and providing executive oversight to better service the firm's growing client base for...

2014-02-04 08:40:51

Funding Emphasizes Company's Record 2013 Growth, Momentum and Market Leadership SILICON SLOPES, Utah, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AtTask (attask.com), an industry leader in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) enterprise work management solutions, announced today that it has closed on a growth round of capital, raising a total of $38 million. This financing round will help accelerate AtTask's acquisition of market share and product innovation to deliver more targeted work management...

2014-02-04 08:40:10

Infusion of funds will fuel growth of the company's free communication platform currently in use by over 10 million teachers, parents and students SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remind101, a free communication platform built for teachers, today announced that it has raised $15 million in Series B financing led by Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers (www.kpcb.com). KPCB general partner John Doerr has also joined its board. This round includes additional participation from...

2014-02-03 23:04:17

VC fund performance continued to make gains across most time horizons as of September 30, 2013, according to the Cambridge Associates LLC U.S. Venture Capital Index®, the performance benchmark of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). Arlington, VA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Venture capital fund performance continued to make gains across most time horizons as of September 30, 2013, according to the Cambridge Associates LLC U.S. Venture Capital Index®, the performance...

2014-02-03 12:32:45

~ Pelion Venture Partners honored with 2014 Wayne Brown Institute Legends in Venture Capital Award SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Venafi CEO Jeff Hudson not only understands how hackers stole financial data from Target and Neiman Marcus, he knows how to fix it and prevent it. These and related security failures highlight how vulnerable global companies are to cyber attacks and data losses. Failure to secure the trust digital keys and certificates establish in our...