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2014-05-29 00:22:48

Funding Will Help More Businesses Use Data to Understand Customers and Grow Sales PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swipely, the simple way for merchants to understand customers and grow sales, today announced it has completed a $20 million Series C round of financing. Pritzker Group Venture Capital led the investment and was joined by existing investors First Round Capital, Index Ventures and Shasta Ventures. Swipely will use the new funding to accelerate growth, helping more...

2014-05-28 20:20:50

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperial Innovations Group plc (AIM:IVO, 'Innovations'), the leading technology commercialisation and investment company and S.R.One Ltd, GlaxoSmithKline's venture captial fund, announce today that they have led, alongside co-investor UCL Business PLC (UCLB), an GBP850,000 seed financing for Puridify, a newly formed company providing purification solutions for biotherapeutic manufacturing. Puridify's technology was developed in the...

2014-05-28 08:37:09

Veteran investor goes back to entrepreneurial roots to help pilot young, focused venture firm MENLO PARK, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canvas Venture Fund, a new early-stage venture capital firm formed in August 2013 with its $175 million inaugural fund, today announced that Paul Hsiao has joined the firm as a general partner and founding managing member. Mr. Hsiao is a seasoned entrepreneur, operator and venture investor. He spent the last 10 years at New Enterprise...

2014-05-28 08:37:02

Advances mission to achieve financial inclusion by providing data integration technology NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DemystData, a software provider that harnesses Big Data and predictive analytics to deliver information to financial services clients, has closed USD$5 million in Series A funding from Notion Capital, SingTel Innov8, Arbor Ventures, P2P Equity Partners, and Wonga Founder Errol Damelin. Existing investors in DemystData were Accion Venture Lab and Arbor...

2014-05-27 23:12:37

Iowa Startup Accelerator adds new mentors and a focus on transportation technology. Seeks teams, companies and concepts that will revolutionize transportation technology. Cedar Rapids, IA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 With a month to go in the application cycle, the Iowa Startup Accelerator announces the addition of transportation technology to the current focus areas of agriculture, healthcare and education technologies. The new focus will be supported by the network of mentors the program has...

2014-05-27 23:06:40

Additional capital further positions the company for global growth and expansion VANCOUVER, B.C. (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Bit Stew Systems Inc., a world-leading provider of integrated, real-time network operations for the utility industry, announces the successful closing of a $3.5 million credit facility with Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). The support of SVB, the bank of the innovation economy and financier to thousands of startups over the past 30 years, affirms the strength of the company’s...

2014-05-27 23:04:17

AgFunder, an online investment crowdfunding platform for agriculture and agtech opportunities, is hosting a webinar for accredited investors interested in aWhere, a cloud-based service delivering hyperlocal weather data and recommendations to farmers around the globe. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 aWhere will be raising a $4 million equity financing round on the investment crowdfunding platform AgFunder. aWhere is a Colorado-based agtech company delivering hyperlocal weather data and...

2014-05-23 12:23:34

SAN DIEGO, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Empowered Ezine is devoted to helping entrepreneurs and business newcomers to find the best ideas for their business goals. A newly featured article from the website continues to further this goal by reviewing three of the best small business startups for 2014. EmpoweredEzine.com is an article directory that focuses on articles and reviews that can help new business owners make the best decisions regarding their business ventures. The...

2014-05-23 08:25:44

DUBAI, UAE, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World Tech Sigma, a Dubai-based venture capital firm, and Zulubiz.com LLC, a Seattle-based IT and Multi-Level Marketing company, are pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Capozzi as Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of Zulubiz.com. Capozzi brings over 18 years of systems analysis and IT development skills to Zulubiz, most recently as a senior programmer with the University of California (UCLA) where he re-wrote the existing...

2014-05-22 23:15:53

Venus Concept, a leading medical aesthetic company present in 47 countries worldwide, is proud to announce a minority interest investment of $10 Million by Longitude Capital, a private investment firm focused on venture growth investments in medical technology and drug development companies. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 In less than four years, Venus Concept has touched and improved the lives of thousands of patients and aesthetic practitioners worldwide by delivering...


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