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2014-01-15 23:26:32

In Digital Marketing, the real money doesn't come from VCs, it comes from marketing budgets and CMOs. So the eMarketing Association -- the world’s largest international association of emarketing professionals -- decided to follow the money. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 InDigital Marketing, the real money doesn't come from VCs, it comes from marketing budgets and CMOs. So the eMarketing Association -- the world’s largest international association of emarketing...

2014-01-15 23:22:17

Poliwogg, an innovative financial firm based in New York and Santa Monica that is transforming health investing, announced that Joseph Boystak and Bruce Raben are joining Poliwogg as partners, and Rania Nasis as a Managing Director. They will operate from Poliwogg’s newly established Santa Monica office. San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Poliwogg, an innovative financial firm based in New York and Santa Monica that is transforming health investing, announced that Joseph...

2014-01-15 23:21:33

As the economy continues to recover from the recent slowdown, entrepreneurs are looking to friends and family members for an easier and faster financing option than approaching venture capitalists and outside investors. But, all too often, new business owners treat family funding like a casual loan -- and that can be a huge mistake. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 "Starting or expanding a business can require vast amounts of money, and while banks have ways to recoup their losses, friends...

2014-01-15 12:23:29

frog's new Venture Design practice will bring the firm's multi-disciplinary design expertise and capabilities to the startup ecosystem SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- frog, the global product strategy and design firm, today announced that Ethan Imboden has joined the company as Vice President, Head of Venture Design. Beginning in early 2014, frog's newly created Venture Design practice will extend the company's diverse portfolio of product strategy and design services to...

2014-01-14 23:22:36

Tyler Jensen shares insight on growing a business and achieving the milestones that investors care about. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The Startup Garage today announced the first eBook release of The Startup Toolkit Series for entrepreneurs seeking startup funding, Business Plan Basics. The author, Tyler Jensen has helped launch over 100 startup businesses. The eBook is free to access by visiting thestartupgarage.com/ebook1 The Startup Garage was founded by Tyler Jensen to help...

2014-01-14 23:04:04

Quench announces that it has secured $38.5 million in equity and debt financing. King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Quench, the largest independent provider of filtered drinking water and ice dispensers in North America, announced today that it has secured $38.5 million in equity and debt financing. New investor T. Rowe Price joins existing Quench investors Element Partners, Virgin Green Fund, Douglas Brown, ORIX Ventures, Advent-Morro Equity Partners, Potomac Energy Fund and...

2014-01-14 12:30:28

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insight Venture Partners, the global, growth-focused venture capital and private equity investment firm, today announced that Euan Menzies, former chief executive officer of Vertafore, Inc., has joined the firm in the position of Venture Partner as part of Insight's strategy to broaden its multi-disciplinary approach to investment and portfolio company management. As a Venture Partner, Mr. Menzies will provide strategic guidance to Insight...

2014-01-13 23:04:43

Industry leader secures line of credit from Silicon Valley Bank to support growing portfolio. Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Volusion, Inc., the leading provider of ecommerce software and services, today announced it has completed a $35 million debt financing with Silicon Valley Bank to expand its portfolio of best-in-class solutions. This financing will be utilized to accelerate the continued enhancement and development of the Volusion platform, designed to meet the needs of...

2014-01-13 23:02:19

Purcell will work with Poliwogg to identify and facilitate funding for innovative early stage health-related companies. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Poliwogg Holdings, Inc., an innovative financial firm transforming healthcare investing, today announced that it has named Dennis Purcell, Senior Managing Director of Aisling Capital and a leading figure in biotechnology investing, as a Special Advisor to Poliwogg. In his role as Special Advisor, Mr. Purcell will work with...

2014-01-13 12:27:36

BOSTON and SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SV Life Sciences ("SVLS"), a leading international life sciences venture capital firm, today announced the appointments of Eugene Hill as Chairman, Paul LaViolette as Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer, Tom Flynn as Managing Partner and Hamish Cameron as Operating Partner. James Garvey, who has served in senior leadership roles since 1995, most recently as Chairman, will become the firm's Chairman Emeritus....