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2014-01-24 16:21:35

Hal Shelton shares his experience and tips through his new book released January 15 to help business owners succeed. WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hal Shelton, author of "Secrets to Writing a Successful Business Plan: A Pro Shares A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Plan That Gets Results" - www.secretsofbusinessplans.com - is helping entrepreneurs and small business owners avoid costly mistakes and pave the way to success for their business venture. Through his book...

2014-01-23 08:34:25

Main Street Pulse Report Points to Holiday Gifting and Regulatory Compliance Driving Demand for Capital NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OnDeck (www.ondeck.com), the technology-powered Main Street lender, announced today the company exited 2013 with record annual revenue growth of 150% and an annualized run rate of $100 million in revenue. The company also released the January 2014 edition of its Main Street Pulse Report. OnDeck's loan volume now surpasses $825 million in capital...

2014-01-22 23:24:32

Pioneer Venture Partners leads investment round, joined by undisclosed strategic investors across the healthcare and analytics industries. McLean, VA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Binary Fountain, the SaaS based social intelligence company, announced it has secured $5.7 million in funding led by Pioneer Venture Partners. This is the first round of funding for the company and will be used to further accelerate the company’s growth, customer acquisition and technology development. With this...

2014-01-22 08:32:47

Halo Report Reveals Angel Group Investment Trends KANSAS CITY, Mo, SANTA CLARA, Calif. and NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Angel Resource Institute (ARI), Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and CB Insights released the Q3 2013 Halo Report today, a national survey of angel group investment activity, which finds median round sizes down to $520K per deal, healthcare round sizes up and a larger share of deals and investment dollars going to mobile companies. Together Internet,...

2014-01-21 20:26:30

Company Expects to Close on OpenText Enterprise Applications Venture Fund Within Six Months; Enables App Development & Entrepreneurship with AppWorks Platform WATERLOO, Ontario, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenText(TM) (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), the global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM) and Canada's largest software company, today announced it is the lead industry sponsor in a newly created 'fund of funds' that will invest in high-potential venture capital fund managers...

2014-01-20 12:27:37

MONTREAL, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - iNovia Capital, an early stage venture capital fund focused on digital media, SaaS, e-commerce and connected devices, today announced that Principals Kevin Swan and Karamdeep Nijjar have been named Partners at the firm. These two nominations pave the way for iNovia's next phase of growth. Kevin Swan has a BSc. In Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta and a MS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University. His technical...

2014-01-17 23:20:32

Dollars invested in internet-specific companies reaches highest total since 2001; Software companies capture more than a third of total VC in 2013, according to the MoneyTree Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data from Thomson Reuters. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Venture capitalists invested $29.4 billion in 3,995 deals in 2013, an increase of 7 percent in dollars and a 4 percent increase in deals over the...

2014-01-17 23:04:07

Next Meeting of Angel Investors to Take Place January 21-24 Throughout the Northeast New York, NY (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic (K4-MA) – with chapters in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, and New York and part of the global Keiretsu Forum angel network – will present five early-stage companies to investors at next week’s monthly forum event. The meeting will showcase two technology companies, one life science company, one consumer company and one...

2014-01-16 23:27:58

bookacoach closes venture round co-led by Elevate Ventures, bringing total capital raised to $450k. Funds will expand the service to more coaches and parents nationally and add new features to product. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 bookacoach, an online service marketplace for sports lessons in the U.S., today announced that it has raised $250k in venture capital financing, bringing total investments into the company to $450k. Elevate Ventures of Indianapolis co-led the round...

2014-01-16 08:30:47

Stukent, Inc. exceeds its seed capital funding goal - raises over a quarter million IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Where better to learn internet marketing than online? What if you could learn how to do internet marketing online, while still enjoying face-to-face interaction with a teacher and peers? That is the premise behind the Idaho-based educational technology start-up venture, Stukent. The company's CEO and founder, Stuart Draper, announced today that seed...