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2014-05-22 23:02:49

The Sapling Fund LP launches in Columbus, Ohio, with expertise in early stage venture capital and leveraging relationships from Silicon Valley, to Harvard Business School, to Wall Street. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Staff Writer The Sapling Fund LP is an early stage venture capital fund focused primarily on companies that leverage technology to create major disruptive improvements in multi-billion dollar verticals. The leadership team leverages a powerful network of relationships...

2014-05-22 16:30:10

TiE Recognizes LiveHive as One of the Year's Top 50 Tech Start-Ups SAN JOSE, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveHive, the sales acceleration solution that offers insight into the success of distributed sales materials, has recently been named a winner of the prestigious 2014 TiE50 awards for its outstanding software. Winners were announced on Saturday, May 16(th), at the organization's annual entrepreneurial conference, TiEcon. TiE, or The Indus Entrepreneurs, honors the top 50...

2014-05-22 08:35:51

ICONIQ Capital leads newest round of funding; total raised to date nears $65 million NEW YORK, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smartling, Inc. today announced it has closed a $25 million series D round of funding, led by ICONIQ Capital, a global multi-family office and merchant bank based in San Francisco. Smartling provides a software platform that helps companies to better compete globally by translating and managing their multilingual Web, mobile and business document content....

2014-05-21 23:14:41

TiEcon 2014 announces reQall as a TiE50 Winner of the 2014 TiE50 Award. reQall has won the TiE50 Award in 2009, 2012 and now in 2014. San Jose, California (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 reQall is pleased to announce the company’s selection as a TiE50 Winner of the 2014 TiE50 Award. “We are delighted and humbled to receive the TiE50 Award. To celebrate being a three-time winner of the Award, we have released reqallable for Qualcomm’s Toq smartwatch today at TiEcon 2014. reqallable...

2014-05-21 23:13:56

HELPPEOPLE Software is the seventh investment by Promotora’s Venture Capital Fund. Medellín (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 HELPPEOPLE is a company that started operations in 2000. Their main product, Helppeople Service Management allows the implementation of a service desk, enabling: Managing Service Requests; Asset Inventory and Configuration, and Operations Management. The solution helps to adopt best practices in order to help companies become more efficient and productive. HELPPEOPLE...

2014-05-21 08:25:08

DUBAI, UAE, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World Tech Sigma, a Dubai-based venture capital firm, and Zulubiz.com LLC, a Seattle-based IT and Multi-Level Marketing company, are pleased to announce the appointment of Gene Valaitis as Chief Visionary Officer, Founder and Director of Zulubiz.com. Mr Valaitis has served in executive management positions with international Multi-Level Marketing companies for over 10 years and is an expert in the fields of sales and marketing...

2014-05-20 23:11:50

Investor Lee Zapis contributes financial and business resources to help the first-to-market platform reach new heights. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Zapis Capital Group, a Cleveland-based venture capital company, recently invested in Groupmatics, an internet-based, group-ticketing platform founded by local entrepreneur Matt Mastrangelo. The move signifies the next level of success for the two-year-old technology firm, which uses first-to-market technology to help professional sports...

2014-05-20 08:33:14

Summit produced by Mary Furlong and Associates returns To Santa Clara University on June 25th/Business Plan Deadline June 2nd SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mary Furlong and Associates will host the Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit, and Business Plan Competition, on June 25th at Santa Clara University. The Summit draws a global influencer base to address the ongoing needs facing the Boomer consumer, and to pair investors with entrepreneurs who can bring...

2014-05-20 08:33:05

Venture Capital Dollars in Biotechnology and Medical Device Companies Increases 15% Over First Quarter of 2013 NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Venture capital funding for the Life Sciences sector, which includes Biotechnology and Medical Devices, increased 15 percent in value during the first quarter of 2014, compared to first quarter of 2013, according to a new PwC US report, "Biotech Deals Rising," which includes data from the MoneyTree(TM) Report from...

2014-05-20 08:32:32

SAN DIEGO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNano Genomics, the leading genome mapping instrument company, announced today the appointment of Mr. Mike Ward as a member of the senior executive management team and vice president, corporate development. Mr. Ward has more than 20 years of life sciences-dedicated investment banking, venture capital and private equity experience. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140519/89015 "With his impressive track record in mergers and...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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