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2014-03-10 12:26:08

SALT LAKE CITY and TORONTO, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EastGate Acquisitions Corporation (OTCBB: ESAQ), an emerging pharmaceutical company aimed at utilizing drug delivery innovations in the development of improved novel formulations and alternative dosage forms of existing biologically active molecules, announced today that that it has completed a financing of $1.1 million from the sale of units to selected investors at a price of $0.25 per unit. Each unit consists of one...

2014-03-10 12:22:34

Acquisition Broadens Arsenal's Exposure to Energy Sector NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arsenal Capital Partners, a leading New York-based private equity firm that invests in middle-market specialty industrial and healthcare companies, announced today the acquisition of Kel-Tech, Inc., a leading specialty oilfield chemicals provider in the Permian basin. Founded in 1983, and headquartered in Midland, Texas, Kel-Tech provides specialty chemicals and related services to...

2014-03-10 04:21:11

DUBAI, UAE, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TVM Capital MENA changed to 'TVM Capital Healthcare Partners' as the PE firm pursues growing investment opportunities in additional emerging markets TVM Capital MENA, the region's first private equity firm dedicated to the healthcare sector, has announced it will be re-named as TVM Capital Healthcare Partners, to reflect the company's focus on healthcare and the expansion of its investment geography beyond the MENA region....

2014-03-06 23:31:22

Omnidrone announces its first institutional round of $2 million dollars from mobile and game focused VCs; Nokia Growth Partners (NGP), London Venture Partners (LVP) and Kibo Ventures. The round was completed in February 2014 and will enable Omnidrone to grow its team and prepare for the launch of its first title. Barcelona, Spain (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 “We are excited to have such a great mix of investors onboard in our pursuit to build a major gaming company,” said Omnidrone CEO...

2014-03-06 23:23:01

PrestaShop, the world’s leading free and open source e-commerce software powering more than 165,000 online stores worldwide, today announced it has secured $9.3 Million in a Series B funding. Miami, FL and Paris, France (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 PrestaShop, the world’s leading free and open source e-commerce software powering more than 165,000 online stores worldwide, today announced it has secured $9.3 Million in a Series B funding round led by XAnge Private Equity, Seventure Partners...

2014-03-06 08:34:21

Partnership Focused on Advancing Solutions for Educational Assessment RIVER GROVE, Ill., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett Corporation today announced an investment in ShowEvidence, Inc., a Santa Clara, California-based education software company that provides innovative solutions for assessing student and teacher performance. The investment is the first from the Follett Knowledge Fund, a $50 million venture fund focused on disruptive technologies in the education/technology...

2014-03-06 08:21:32

SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens via its Venture Capital unit (SFS VC) has made a strategic corporate investment of $10 million (series A funding) in Polarion Software. The investment will allow Polarion to expand its product development initiatives and better support its rapidly growing community of worldwide users. This investment marks the first outside funding that Polarion has received. Polarion is the creator of the world's fastest enterprise scale...

2014-03-04 16:29:00

Over 800 senior-level private equity and venture capital investors and corporate industry executives will be in attendance DENVER, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- John P. Raeder, Jr., JobApp's CEO, will be giving an overview of the company's financial performance and growth strategy, product solutions, client case studies, and market opportunity at OASIS: The Montgomery Summit in Santa Monica, California. OASIS is an invitation-only event featuring top entrepreneurs and...

2014-03-04 12:29:14

NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelerant Ventures today launched a New York-based micro-fund that provides Israeli startups entering the United States market with capital, strategic access and hands-on support in order to succeed on a global stage. The first fund of its kind, Accelerant removes the barriers for Israeli startups to grow on a global stage by providing not just capital, but guidance, acceleration services and access to a personalized network of key advisors....

2014-03-04 00:23:00

SHANGHAI, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong-based real estate private equity firm Gaw Capital Partners has been named Asia Firm of the Year 2013 by Private Equity Real Estate (PERE). PERE also named Gaw Capital Partners' Managing Principal and Founder, Goodwin Gaw, Asia Industry Figure of the Year 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140303/CN76095 ) Goodwin Gaw, Managing Principal and Founder of Gaw Capital Partners, welcomed these two awards, "I'm deeply honored and...