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2014-08-21 23:06:12

The online platform for commercial real estate owners and brokers will use the Series A investment to fuel international growth, hire top talent and speed up product development. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Hightower, an online platform for the commercial leasing industry, today announced a $6.5 million Series A round of financing led by existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners and Thrive Capital. Previous investors, including RRE Ventures, Red Swan Ventures, David Tisch, Lee...

2014-08-21 23:02:42

2013 PhocusWright Winner Changing the Way Hotels Book Small Group Business - Will Expand its Sales, Operations, and Product Development; and Recruit Top Talent Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Groupize, Inc., announced that it has secured an additional $2 million in Series A1 funding, from strategic partners including Thayer Ventures and Golden Seeds. With over $4.5 million in funding, the company’s revolutionary group booking and management platform is gaining rapid traction,...

2014-08-21 08:33:57

Founder of Broadway Angels and Managing Director of Menlo Ventures Brings VC History of Elevating Emerging Technology to Leading In-Memory Computing Provider FOSTER CITY, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today GridGain(TM) Systems (GridGain.com), provider of the leading open source In-Memory Computing (IMC) Platform, announced that Sonja Hoel Perkins has joined its Advisory Board. Perkins brings over two decades of leadership and investment expertise in the high-tech industry,...

2014-08-20 16:22:21

Applications are now open for SURGE Accelerator's Spring 2015 Class HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's leading energy accelerator is now accepting applications from serious entrepreneurs to join its Spring 2015 class. SURGE is looking for entrepreneurs focused on solving large problems in the oil & gas, power & utilities, industrial, cleantech, and water sectors. The few companies who are selected will receive mentorship from the industry's top experts,...

2014-08-20 08:32:58

Toronto start-up to advance context-aware mobile experience platform TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Flybits Inc., a Toronto start-up that has created a context-aware experience development platform for mobile environments, has closed a $3.75 million Series A financing. Led by Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC) and Trellis Capital Corporation with participation from MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund and Ryerson Futures, Inc., the investment will advance the company's...

2014-08-19 08:37:51

Launch HIGHLINE to better support tech founders who are about to scale globally TORONTO AND VANCOUVER, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Vancouver-based startup accelerator GrowLab Ventures and Toronto's Extreme Startups have announced their merger and the launch of HIGHLINE, the first pan-Canadian accelerator platform, at the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) this morning. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137196) MERGER OF EQUALS TO CREATE NEW POWERHOUSE ABOVE THE...

2014-08-15 23:04:22

United Capital Funding Corp. announced today that Mark S. Mandula, Managing Partner of United Capital Funding Corp. will be a featured speaker at Marcus Evans 2nd Annual Supply Chain and Receivables Finance Conference to be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Amsterdam, Netherlands September 8-9, 2014. Saint Petersburg, Florida (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 United Capital Funding Corp. announced today that Mark S. Mandula, Managing Partner of United Capital Funding Corp., will be a featured speaker...

2014-08-15 12:27:40

FreshGrade facilitates better parent/teacher collaboration and student assessment by integrating how people use technology and communicate today KELOWNA, British Columbia, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FreshGrade announced today it has secured $4.3 million in seed funding from leading education and venture capital firms: NewSchools Venture Fund, Emerson Collective, Accel Partners and Social Capital. Designed by world-class developers in collaboration with teachers and parents,...

2014-08-14 16:30:13

Platform to Launch at FundingPost's Food Investing Conference Thursday, August, 21, 2014 in NYC NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FundingPost recently formed FoodAngels, a food sector-focused membership investment group for accredited investors seeking to assess and invest in private companies within the Food, Beverage and Food-Tech space. The platform for FoodAngels will be powered by ProSeeder Technologies. FoodAngels.co will launch next week at the FundingPost Food Investing...

2014-08-14 12:32:32

ATLANTA, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DOT COM ® Trademark and © have been in use for an online retail site and social networking site. It merges the .com symbol and an exclamation point to emphasize urgency and excitement for a brand. After receiving offers from Chinese companies the parent company has decided to offer the mark to US company for purchase. Founder Christopher Hoogland states, "It is a powerful mark, iconic, and we believe it will be perfect for a new or existing...


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