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2014-06-27 23:01:22

SoftTech VC announced the closing of SoftTech VC IV, an $85 million venture capital fund focused on seed stage opportunities in B2B and B2C technology. With offices in Palo Alto and San Francisco, the firm's key sectors are Software-As-A-Service (SaaS) – including mobile infrastructure and services, vertical SaaS and cloud infrastructure, B2C services and connected devices, and marketplaces. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Today, SoftTech VC (http://www.softtechvc.com) announced...

2014-06-25 23:11:09

Last Chance to Register for the Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit, kicks off June 24th at Santa Clara University with Bootcamps designed for start-up businesses and entrepreneurs. The sessions are aimed at the critical issues for success when building and scaling a company. The 11th Annual Summit, on June 25th, 2014, pairs investors with entrepreneurs who can bring innovative products and services for the...

2014-06-25 23:06:23

Rapidly Growing Media Company Raises Series A From Lightspeed Venture Partners New York, NY (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Distractify, a media platform that helps people create and discover compelling content, today announced that it has raised $7 million in Series A funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners with participation from Lerer Ventures, Advancit Capital and the CAA. The company plans to use the funding to fuel its growth by expanding the team, moving into new verticals and launching...

2014-06-25 12:34:28

Corporate Innovation Program re-branded as RocketX to expand offerings for Fortune 500 brands to partner with disruptive startups SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RocketSpace, a technology campus located in downtown San Francisco, announced today the addition of Michele McConomy to the executive team to lead its Corporate Innovation Program, newly re-named RocketX. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140624/121118 "Modern organizations must embrace open innovation to stay...

2014-06-24 23:12:42

Corporate venture capital is the fastest growing venturing activity with about $100 billion in venturing assets. This event by NCET2 brings together a Transaction Network of Global 1000 Corporates and VCs, Angels, Accelerators, and government-funding programs in the US and globally, to find deals and strategic partnerships. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 GLOBAL 1000: MEET | PARTNER | DEAL PORTFOLIO SHOWCASES & CONFERENCE A Disruptive Conference Series for Corporate Venture...

2014-06-24 12:35:02

BALTIMORE, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RedOwl Analytics, a company that applies analytics to internal corporate data streams for proactive risk oversight, announced the closing of their Series A financing with $4.6 million of new funding. Investors include Marc Benioff, Salesforce.com Chairman and CEO, Igor Sill of Geneva Venture Group, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank (via Sagamore Ventures), Christian Lawless of Conversion Capital, Attractor Ventures LLC, Propel Baltimore, and TEDCO's...

2014-06-24 08:39:56

Massive support from the Open Source Community, and viral demand from companies worldwide have fueled organic growth for the cloud-based continuous localization platform MENLO PARK, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transifex, the worldwide localization platform that has become the premier globalization tool for tech companies and the Open Source community, announced today that they have raised $2.5 million in seed funding led by leading venture capital firm New Enterprise...

2014-06-24 00:20:38

BOSTON and SAN DIEGO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global biotechnology industry rebounded strongly in 2013, with public companies achieving double-digit revenue growth and a sharp increase in funds raised. However, much of the industry's growth was driven by a relatively small group of commercial stage companies, increasing the urgency for the rest of the industry to achieve greater efficiency in their drug development efforts. These and other findings were released today in Beyond...

2014-06-23 23:00:59

Militello Capital is pleased to announce its portfolio company, Distil Networks, has raised $10 Million in a Series A financing. Leesburg, VA June, 22, 2014 (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Militello Capital (http://www.militellocapital.com) is pleased to announce its portfolio company, Distil Networks, has raised $10 Million in a Series A financing. Militello Capital participated in the funding round which was led by Foundry Group and Techstars’ Bullet Time Ventures. Founded in 2011, Distil is...

2014-06-20 12:25:45

LONDON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Estimate of close to 40,000 attendees at events across the city LinkedIn cites London as European capital for tech talent London's first technology week has been hailed a huge success by leading technology entrepreneurs. Initial estimates from London Technology Week organisers suggest that there were close to 40,000 attendees at events throughout the week, coming from countries around the world...


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