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2014-04-25 08:27:02

Kevin Conroy, Chairman and CEO of Exact Sciences, to Deliver Keynote Address on the Dynamic Research, Development and Innovation Environment in the Midwest ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, organizers of the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS) unveiled initial program details for the 33(rd) annual event. The Symposium, which serves as a conduit for introducing early stage and emerging growth companies seeking funding, to U.S. investors prospecting deals,...

2014-04-25 08:27:00

ATLANTA, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALIM) (Alimera), a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, announced today that its United Kingdom subsidiary, Alimera Sciences Limited (Limited), has entered into a Loan and Security Agreement with Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HTGC) (Hercules) for a term loan in the principal amount of up to $35...

2014-04-25 00:21:12

PRINCETON N.J., SAN DIEGO, BEIJING and RA'ANANA, Israel, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Domain Elite announces the collaboration's first investment in SMART Medical Systems, a developer and manufacturer of innovative endoscopy and colonoscopy products. Domain Elite has invested $6.5 million, which is the first amount in a multi-phase investment plan in SMART, focusing on Greater China. Domain Elite was formed as a partnership between Domain Associates, a U.S. venture capital firm...

2014-04-24 23:06:09

Program Provides Federally-Funded National Security Entrepreneurs With Advisory Support from Private Industry Veterans John Casey, Minh Nguyen, and Bob Smith Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 TandemNSI, a public/private-funded partnership between Amplifier Ventures and Arlington Economic Development, announced today the launch of its Venture Advisor Program. The program offers entrepreneurs access to experienced business mentors to assist in the commercial development of national...

2014-04-24 16:35:44

Funds will accelerate growth initiatives including the development of new data and software solutions for HR market SEATTLE, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PayScale, Inc. ("PayScale" or "the company"), the leader in cloud compensation data and software-as-a-service (SaaS) for businesses and individuals, today announced that an affiliate of Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing, has agreed to make a majority investment of up to $100...

2014-04-24 16:33:39

Currently Choppy Technology and Life Sciences Market May Open Up Later in the Year MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, law firm Fenwick & West announced the results of its 2013 technology and life sciences IPO survey. The IPO survey revealed that in 2013 the number of technology and life sciences IPOs rose 62% from 2012. "Key Metrics for Recent Technology and Life Sciences Initial Public Offerings," authored by Fenwick partners Daniel Winnike and Jeffrey Vetter,...

2014-04-24 12:26:42

Successful Companies Founded by Physicists Often Break the Silicon Valley Model, According to New American Institute of Physics (AIP) Report WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For much of the 20(th) century, many of the technological innovations that drove U.S. economic growth emerged from "idea factories" housed within large companies -- research units like Bell Labs or Xerox PARC that developed everything from the transistor to the computer mouse. In recent...

2014-04-24 10:56:34

Successful companies founded by physicists often break the Silicon Valley model, according to new American Institute of Physics report For much of the 20th century, many of the technological innovations that drove U.S. economic growth emerged from "idea factories" housed within large companies -- research units like Bell Labs or Xerox PARC that developed everything from the transistor to the computer mouse. In recent decades, however, many large high-tech companies have eliminated...

2014-04-24 08:45:54

TOKYO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- freee announced today that it received $8 million in Series B funding from DCM and Infinity Venture Partners. With this funding, the company aims to become the top brand in the Japanese SMB market through the following initiatives. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140424/77981 Automate back-office chores for SMBs: freee has been successful in automating accounting/bookkeeping for SMBs, and will invest further in product development to...

2014-04-23 08:40:02

DUBLIN, Apr. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/snzds9/it_market_in_new) has announced the addition of the "IT Market in New Zealand 2014-2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the IT market in New Zealand to grow at a CAGR of 4.75 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing need to improve...


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