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2014-06-13 12:22:22

Shuttersong to showcase photo-audio app in Mobile and Tablet Technologies category BOSTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shuttersong (www.shuttersong.com), an innovative photo-audio app, was selected as a finalist in the Mobile and Tablet Technologies category for SXSW V2V's pitch competition, V2Venture, taking place on July 16, 2014 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140613/117728 V2Venture is a fast-paced pitch event geared to take the...

2014-06-13 08:23:16

BEIJING, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STV) ("China Digital TV" or the "Company"), the leading provider of conditional access ("CA") systems and comprehensive services to China's expanding digital television market, announced that it has reached a framework agreement (the "Framework Agreement") with Cinda Investment Co. Ltd. ("Cinda Investment"), an integrated investment company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Cinda Asset Management...

2014-06-12 23:09:46

Connect with Entrepreneurs, Angel Investors and VCS Focused on the Mature Consumer Market SANTA CLARA, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit, scheduled for June 25th at Santa Clara University, pairs investors with entrepreneurs who can bring innovative products and services for the longevity economy to market. The 11th Annual Summit opens with “Breakfast with the Angels” – a networking opportunity for attendees to connect with and learn from angel...

2014-06-11 12:32:43

HAMILTON, Ontario, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoDigital International, Inc. ("GDI"), the leading provider of next?generation 4D Geospatial imaging and business intelligence solutions, announced today that it has raised an undisclosed amount of new equity financing from leading international investors. The round was led by EnerTech Capital, a prominent North American venture capital investor focused on the energy and power industries, and Emerald Technology Ventures, one of the...

2014-06-09 23:06:41

Entrepreneurs, VCs and Tech Enthusiasts to Converge on June 10 Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Apriva, the leading provider of secure end-to-end wireless transaction and information solutions, today announced its sponsorship of the TechCrunch Meetup in Austin, Texas on June 10, 2014. In addition to sponsoring the main event, which includes a Pitch-Off between entrepreneurs, Apriva will also be sponsoring an exclusive, invite-only investor dinner featuring the venture capitalist...

2014-06-05 23:06:47

OpenView Venture Partners hires Baiyin Zhou as the newest member of the Boston-based firm’s investment team. Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 It’s no secret that men dominate the worlds of venture capital and technology. In fact, according to a 2012 Dow Jones study, just 1.3 percent of founders at privately held, venture-backed companies are women. And if that’s not disconcerting enough, consider this: In 2013, just 7 percent of all tech venture capital deals went to companies...

2014-06-05 23:01:44

Initial investments of $100,000 each for Goddard Labs, Green Sulfcrete, PolyNova, SynchroPET and Traverse Biosciences will transition technologies from research labs to tech startup companies Roslyn, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Accelerate Long Island (ALI) Seed Fund and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund (LIETF) today announced initial investments in five Long Island-based biotech and clean energy startups. A total of $500,000 in seed funding will be provided, with $100,000 each...

2014-06-05 12:35:45

Investment to Support Company's Rapid Growth, Expansion and R&D DELAFIELD, Wis. and FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beringea, LLC, a private equity firm providing growth capital to market-leading businesses, today announced its Fund has made a $4 million investment in Montage, a provider of purpose-built video interviewing technology to the Global 5000. Beringea led the $6 million Series C financing round, which also included existing investors Baird Capital,...

2014-06-05 08:34:50

Locally-Based Startups and Successful Entrepreneurs Share Pivotal Moments at Old Faneuil Hall BOSTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET on June 12, six startups will kick off the largest and most diverse innovation event in the region when they take the stage and pitch their business ideas to an all-star panel of local VCs. The "Startup Pitch Heard 'Round the World" opens the second Boston TechJam and is a Shark Tank-like event where new entrepreneurs vie for exposure,...

2014-06-05 08:27:50

Ed Torres, Life Sciences Industry Expert and Lilly Ventures Managing Director, Opens MGCS with Keynote Address ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Today, organizers of the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS) announced the 32 companies that will be presenting at the 33rd annual Symposium. Medical device, life sciences, healthcare, technology and clean tech tracks will showcase the "Best of the Midwest's" early stage and growth companies seeking funding. In addition,...


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