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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...

2014-06-19 23:10:39

Based in NY and LA, Greycroft will continue to focus on best of breed companies and talented teams in every geography. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Greycroft Partners, a leading venture capital firm that specializes in Internet and mobile companies, announced today the closing of its latest fund, Greycroft Growth. Greycroft Growth was substantially oversubscribed, but held to the original capped amount of $200 million. “Greycroft Growth is part of a natural evolution for the firm...

2014-06-19 23:05:48

Technology Provider of Online Tools for Company Tickets Raises Growth Round from Point Judith Capital, Coyote Ridge Ventures & City National Bank Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Tickets mean business at Los Angeles based Spotlight Ticket Management (http://www.TicketManager.com) as the Company announced a $6 million round of growth financing led by Point Judith Capital and including Coyote Ridge Ventures and a bank facility from City National Bank. The equity round comes on the...

2014-06-19 16:25:50

HSINCHU, Taiwan, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JHL Biotech, Inc., an emerging biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has closed a Series B financing round of $35 million, led by new investors Milestone Capital and a consortium of Taiwan venture capitalists and individuals, including President International Development Corp., Fubon Financial Holdings, Taishin Financial Holdings, TaiAn Technologies, Hotung Group, Dr. Allen Chao (founder of Watson Pharmaceuticals), and...

2014-06-19 12:30:37

Sidecar, based out of Philadelphia, with offices in New York, raised $3.1MM in funding following significant customer and market growth PHILADELPHIA, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sidecar, a Philadelphia-based startup that transforms traditional e-commerce marketing, today announced that it has raised $3.1mm in funding led by Osage Venture Partners. This backing joins existing investors, NextStage Capital, Innovation Ventures, Gabriel Investments, Ben Franklin Technology Partners,...

2014-06-18 08:32:57

Founding team from BlackRock, Wall Street and Silicon Valley SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- seedchange today announced the launch of an innovative investing platform. The platform gives investors - for the first time - efficient, transparent access to early-stage companies vetted by a registered broker-dealer and presented the way investors are accustomed to evaluating opportunities. "We're doing for early-stage investing what exchange-traded funds (ETFs) did for other...

2014-06-17 23:06:59

Southern Cross, the Venture Capital Unit of Siemens, and Total Energy Ventures join to fund leading distributed energy storage solution provider. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Sunverge Energy, Inc. a leading developer and manufacturer of distributed energy management systems, announced today the closing of a $15 million Series B financing round led by the Southern Cross Renewable Energy Fund and joined by the Venture Capital Unit of Siemens and Total Energy Ventures...

2014-06-17 12:34:44

Startups can apply now for the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in partnership with American Family Insurance. REDMOND, Wash., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and American Family Insurance are launching a unique business accelerator for startups focused on home automation. The accelerator will help the next generation of startups create advancements that can help lead to safer and smarter homes. Startups interested in participating in the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in...

2014-06-17 08:35:05

Company seeks to greatly simplify and slash costs of Wide Area Networks (WAN) LOS ALTOS, Calif., Jun 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VeloCloud Networks, Inc., a pioneer in Cloud-Delivered WAN, today announced it has raised $21 million in funding led by leading venture capital firms New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Venrock as well as incubator firm, The Fabric. VeloCloud dramatically simplifies the WAN by delivering virtualized services from the cloud to branch offices and mobile users...

2014-06-13 23:04:56

Special Sessions for Start-ups and Entrepreneurs on June 24th, 2014 at Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 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 Summit is preceded on Tuesday, June 24th, by Bootcamps specially designed for start-ups and entrepreneurs on the topics of:...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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