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2014-09-10 08:39:39

Company reinventing ecommerce for today's customer-obsessed global brands VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Elastic Path Software Inc., an ecommerce company helping the world's biggest brands generate more revenue, announced it has secured CDN$5.35-million in equity investments led by BDC Venture Capital IT Fund, with participation from Yaletown Venture Partners and individual investors. The company will use the funds to continue driving innovation...

2014-09-09 23:14:44

Bureau van Dijk Publishes August 2014 North America M&A Report from Zephyr New York, NY (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity targeting North American companies was subdued in August as lower transaction volume and value in the US suppressed the region’s results. There were 1,173 deals worth a combined USD 96,091 million over the month, a decrease of 25 percent by volume and 44 percent by value compared to the 1,580 transactions worth an aggregate...

2014-09-09 23:14:19

Social/Mobile Platform Accelerates Skill Development for Coaches and Athletes San Luis Obispo, California (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Edufii Inc., the social/mobile platform for skill development, today announced that it has raised $1.4 million in Series A financing led by DFJ Frontier and the Pasadena Angels. Also participating in the round was the Gideon Hixon Fund, Tech Coast Angels, SLO Seed Ventures and coaching industry private investors including Tiger Woods first Coach, Rudy...

2014-09-09 23:06:38

New Orleans-based, member-managed angel fund will focus on investing in the Gulf Coast region’s emerging and legacy core competencies New Orleans, La. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 South Coast Capital Management, the administrator of South Coast Angel Fund, a member-managed angel capital fund that has successfully invested in multiple entrepreneurial, early-stage companies in Louisiana and the Gulf Coast community, announces the launch of South Coast Angel Fund II. The Fund is actively...

2014-09-09 20:26:07

Contest Hosted by Silicon Valley Education Foundation and Comcast SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven education technology startups from across the nation emerged as winners today of the "iHub Pitch Games" held at The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, earning the opportunity to test their science and math-friendly software in Silicon Valley schools. The seven entrepreneurs selected are: BrightLoop, a web-based tool for tracking student progress; CodeMonkey,...

2014-09-09 12:33:24

Investors with a presence in New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles and more will attend DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), the largest and oldest entrepreneurial support organization in the country, today announced that nearly 100 investors from more than 50 venture capital, strategic and angel funds across the nation are expected to converge on Raleigh this month to see more...

2014-09-09 08:38:17

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tracy Isacke has joined Silicon Valley Bank, the bank of the global innovation economy, to take on leadership of the company's Corporate Venture Relationship Group, which was established in 2009 to build connections between investment groups at some of the world's largest companies and emerging technology and life science startups. As head of the group, Isacke is responsible for Silicon Valley Bank's relationships with corporate...

2014-09-09 08:34:30

CALGARY, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Avrio Capital Inc. ("Avrio") is pleased to announce the first closing of its fourth institutional late stage venture fund, Avrio Ventures Limited Partnership III (the "Fund"). With initial commitments of $65MM, from incumbent limited partners, Farm Credit Canada (FCC) and Export Development Canada (EDC), the Fund will continue to focus on the agriculture and food sectors, investing in innovative companies that offer solutions to global challenges...

2014-09-09 08:26:58

CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Having grown his net worth to almost $300 million since 1990, Richard Koch is now ready to share his knowledge and experience as an elite private equity investor with a select group of motivated, like-minded individuals. The event will be a three-day financial freedom seminar covering everything from the well-known but often misunderstood 80/20 Principle to Koch's trademark Star Principle. Spearheading this seminar is Koch's good friend and...

2014-09-09 08:26:33

Company relocates to downtown Troy, NY, and doubles staff TROY, N.Y., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChannelEyes Corporation, a Troy, N.Y.-based technology startup, today announced a significant investment by venture capital firms Bowery Capital and Illuminate Ventures. Existing investors and previous angel investors also participated in on the round. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140908/144078Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140908/144077 ChannelEyes has...


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