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2014-06-24 12:35:02

BALTIMORE, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RedOwl Analytics, a company that applies analytics to internal corporate data streams for proactive risk oversight, announced the closing of their Series A financing with $4.6 million of new funding. Investors include Marc Benioff, Salesforce.com Chairman and CEO, Igor Sill of Geneva Venture Group, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank (via Sagamore Ventures), Christian Lawless of Conversion Capital, Attractor Ventures LLC, Propel Baltimore, and TEDCO's...

2014-06-24 08:39:56

Massive support from the Open Source Community, and viral demand from companies worldwide have fueled organic growth for the cloud-based continuous localization platform MENLO PARK, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transifex, the worldwide localization platform that has become the premier globalization tool for tech companies and the Open Source community, announced today that they have raised $2.5 million in seed funding led by leading venture capital firm New Enterprise...

2014-06-24 00:20:38

BOSTON and SAN DIEGO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global biotechnology industry rebounded strongly in 2013, with public companies achieving double-digit revenue growth and a sharp increase in funds raised. However, much of the industry's growth was driven by a relatively small group of commercial stage companies, increasing the urgency for the rest of the industry to achieve greater efficiency in their drug development efforts. These and other findings were released today in Beyond...

2014-06-23 23:00:59

Militello Capital is pleased to announce its portfolio company, Distil Networks, has raised $10 Million in a Series A financing. Leesburg, VA June, 22, 2014 (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Militello Capital (http://www.militellocapital.com) is pleased to announce its portfolio company, Distil Networks, has raised $10 Million in a Series A financing. Militello Capital participated in the funding round which was led by Foundry Group and Techstars’ Bullet Time Ventures. Founded in 2011, Distil is...

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...


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