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2014-07-25 23:07:16

Leading engineering and insurance companies seek startup technologies through Silicon Valley partnership. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC) and State Farm have partnered with Plug and Play for their newest program, Plug and Play Internet of Things Accelerator (IoT), to engage with startups aligning with their developing technology initiatives. Plug and Play IoT is a startup accelerator bringing together a round-table of complementary partners to...

2014-07-25 08:28:54

BEIJING, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VisionChina Media Inc. ("VisionChina Media" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: VISN), Oak Investment Partners XII, Limited Partnership ("Oak"), Gobi Partners, Inc. n/k/a Gobi Ventures, Inc., Gobi Fund, Inc. and Gobi Fund II, L.P. (collectively "Gobi") and Shareholder Representative Services, LLC (collectively with Oak and Gobi, the "Selling Shareholders") and Thomas GaiTei Tsao, today jointly announced the closing of the settlement agreement of all...

2014-07-24 23:09:12

39 participants from 17 different countries selected to attend Silicon Valley’s unique program focused on creating game-changing entrepreneurial heroes. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Draper University, a top program in entrepreneurship http://www.draperuniversity.com, is proud to announce that for 6 weeks this summer, 39 young entrepreneurs from 17 different countries will converge on the Draper University campus in the heart of Silicon Valley for an intensive, experiential...

2014-07-24 23:04:53

Garage Technology Ventures launches new strategic investment fund designed to give investors access to emerging technologies with the potential to have a global impact. The fund has a stated interest in technologies in the areas of Enterprise & Cloud, Software & Services, Mobility, Consumer Internet, Digital Media, Intelligent Systems, Robotics and the Internet of Things. Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Garage Technology Ventures, a leading seed and early stage venture capital...

2014-07-24 16:24:41

A return to innovation and high-growth NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SternAegis Ventures applauds Deem, Inc. on the completion of its recapitalization financing as well as on raising $50 million in expansion capital. Deem is a leading cloud and mobile commerce company, delivering Commerce-as-a-Service (CaaS) to a large and diverse ecosystem of customers, merchants and partners enabling them to lower costs, increase revenue and deepen customer loyalty. On July 21, 2014, Deem...

2014-07-24 08:42:02

Movius Is First Mobile Investment For New Silicon Valley VC Firm MENLO PARK, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PointGuard Ventures a new Silicon Valley venture capital firm, leads a $13M financing round for Movius Interactive Corporation, the Atlanta based global leader in mobile identities and converged messaging solutions, it was announced today. New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Anschutz Investments also participated in the round. Movius is the first mobile investment from...

2014-07-23 08:36:48

SALT LAKE CITY, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Beanstalk, an online SaaS-based tax platform for small-to-medium sized businesses and their advisors, announced today that it has raised $2 million in seed funding led by leading venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from EPIC Ventures, Deep Fork Capital, and former Wall Street executive and investor Jim Engebretsen. Beanstalk will use the funds to continue building out its core tax technology and...

2014-07-23 08:30:21

SVP IX fund to invest primarily in late-stage biopharmaceutical companies MENLO PARK, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sofinnova Ventures, a Menlo Park based investment firm, today announced the closing of Sofinnova Venture Partners IX, L.P. at the hard cap of $500 million and in excess of the initial fund target of $425 million. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130724/SF52046LOGO-b Sofinnova focuses exclusively on helping entrepreneurs build successful biotechnology...

2014-07-22 08:28:51

BARCELONA, Spain, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Point, a leading developer of mobile games, raised a $30M round led by Highland Capital Partners Europe. Existing investor, France-based Idinvest, also participated in the round. Social Point began as a developer of games for the Facebook platform, and has successfully transitioned over the last few years into a leading player of mobile games on both iOS and Android platforms with such titles as Dragon City and Monster Legends....

2014-07-19 23:02:54

SoftPath Technologies today announced its plans to launch TieUpNow, a fund raising platform that connects Innovators with the Venture Capitalists. The product is expected to be launched early next year. Livonia, Michigan (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 SoftPath Technologies L.L.C., a Michigan based software services and solutions company, today announced plans to launch TieUpNow, a platform that connects Innovators with the Venture Capitalists. This web application answers the need for a fund...


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