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2014-06-04 23:15:29

Roger Royse announced that Royse Law Firm has formed a strategic partnership with the Founders Space Accelerator in San Francisco. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Roger Royse, founder of Royse Law Firm, a corporate and tax law firm, announced that the firm has formed a strategic partnership with the Founders Space Accelerator. “Royse Law Firm provides mentorship, as well as programs and lectures, for domestic and international entrepreneurs participating in the Founders Space...

2014-06-04 12:33:30

CHICAGO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAVO Group, the market leader in sales productivity solutions, has closed a $35 million venture funding round. Led by Goldman Sachs & Co, with the support of existing investors, Sterling Partners and SAP Ventures, this latest investment brings SAVO's total funding to-date to $84 million. This investment will be used to expand SAVO's global operations and further develop its comprehensive suite of sales and marketing applications. With this round of...

2014-06-03 23:18:12

Australian startup BlueSky announced as first finalist in Australian competitive pitch event The Big Pitch. Organiser Oxygen Ventures expects fantastic public support on June 17, entries close June 5. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Oxygen Ventures has announced online retail marketplace BlueSky as the first of five finalists to compete for five million dollars in funding in Melbourne later this month. Oxygen Ventures Managing Director, Larry Kestelman, is excited to...

2014-06-03 23:09:09

Srinivas Mantripragada and Geoffrey Woo Join VC Firm To Help Build the Next Wave of Great Companies Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Silicon Valley venture capital firm Foundation Capital has added two new entrepreneurs-in-residence, Srinivas Mantripragada and Geoffrey Woo. Foundation Capital’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) program allows successful entrepreneurs from different backgrounds to hone their ideas and expertise under the guidance of seasoned venture capital partners....

2014-06-02 23:00:32

The cooperation between Fenox Venture Capital, Inc. and Mr. Idei’s Quantum Leaps Corporation will catalyze the Japanese startup ecosystem, and enable Japanese startups to reach the world stage. In addition, large Japanese corporations will gain access to leading innovations from Silicon Valley, expand product offerings in the emerging markets of Southeast Asia, and take leadership in the global arena. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The former chairman and group CEO of electronics giant Sony has...

2014-06-02 16:29:56

Acquisition will accelerate product expansion and international growth for leader in student evaluation and feedback OAKLAND, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iParadigms, creators of Turnitin, today announced the company has reached a definitive agreement to be acquired for $752 million by Insight Venture Partners, a leading global private equity firm focused on high-growth investments in the technology sector, and GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund. iParadigms is a...

2014-06-02 08:32:03

-- Funds Will be Used to Fuel Sales Expansion -- KOLOA, Hawaii, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KonaRed Corporation (OTCBB/OTCQB: KRED), manufacturers of Antioxidant Juices from the exclusive Hawaiian CoffeeBerry®, coffee fruit from Kona, Hawaii, announced today it has completed a drawdown of $500,000 of the $12 million Equity Line in place with Lincoln Park Capital Fund LLC. "Our Form S-1 was declared "Effective" by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, which therefore allows us to...

2014-06-02 08:30:00

Firm Adds Significantly to Strength of Biotech Investment Team BOSTON, SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SV Life Sciences ("SVLS"), a leading international life sciences venture capital firm, today announced the appointments of Dan Burgess, Dr. Ed Mascioli and Dr. Michael Mendelsohn as new venture partners. All three new venture partners will join SVLS' biotechnology investment team, a highly experienced group investing in truly innovative medicines, platform...

2014-05-29 12:25:19

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh to Address Crowd As City Hall Plaza Hosts Region's Only Outdoor Tech Block Party BOSTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston TechJam, an event that uniquely combines a tech block party, live concert and innovation showcase, has released its 2014 band lineup. On Thursday, June 12, seven bands and performers, all with members who work in the local technology industry, will entertain 3,000 Boston TechJam attendees who have gathered to celebrate and accelerate the...

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...


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