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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...

2014-05-28 08:37:09

Veteran investor goes back to entrepreneurial roots to help pilot young, focused venture firm MENLO PARK, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canvas Venture Fund, a new early-stage venture capital firm formed in August 2013 with its $175 million inaugural fund, today announced that Paul Hsiao has joined the firm as a general partner and founding managing member. Mr. Hsiao is a seasoned entrepreneur, operator and venture investor. He spent the last 10 years at New Enterprise...

2014-05-12 08:38:55

- Visionary Executives from Netflix and Acxiom Share How Their Companies Are Driving More Rapid, Predictable Revenue Growth in Constantly Changing Markets REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top visionary executives from Netflix and Acxiom will join best-selling author and venture capitalist Ben Horowitz as headliners at the Tidemark Finance Hero Series. The half-day event is hosted by Tidemark, maker of the next generation cloud-first business planning and enterprise analytics...

2014-05-07 08:39:40

Leading venture capital firms validate need for hyper-converged enterprise data centers and software-defined storage SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxta, a developer of the VM-centric storage platform MxSP(TM) that turns standard servers into a converged compute and storage solution for virtualized environments, today announced that it has closed a $25 million Series B funding round led by new investors Tenaya Capital and Intel Capital. Existing investor Andreessen...

2014-05-02 23:01:58

Inaugural StartX Med Day Draws Startups, Investors, Students, Academics, and Industry Experts Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 StartX Med, the division of StartX dedicated to medical and biotechnology entrepreneurs, launched its first ever StartX Med Day on Thursday. The one day event drew close to 150 medical and biotechnology influencers and 45 startups from the San Francisco Bay Area to share business, research, and investment insights. Held at the new StartX headquarters next to...

2014-04-22 08:34:35

Financing Will Support Commercialization Efforts for Guardant Health's Non-invasive Cancer Diagnostic Test REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guardant Health(TM) today announced the completion of its Series B financing, for over $30 million, to support the continued commercial expansion of its GUARDANT360(TM) non-invasive tumor sequencing test. Khosla Ventures led the round and was joined by existing investor Sequoia Capital and new investor Pejman Mar Ventures....

2014-03-03 12:28:04

NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Carl C. Icahn released the following open letter to stockholders of eBay Inc. Despite having just days ago professed a desire for "honest, accurate debate" on the issues, eBay declined CNBC's offer to participate in a televised discussion with me. Then last Thursday eBay director Marc Andreessen attempted to defend his business practices to the Wall Street Journal but refused to directly address our assertions regarding his conflicts of interest....

2014-02-04 08:42:09

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the CEO network that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today announced the appointment of Linda Moore as president and CEO. Moore will lead the organization from Washington D.C. and oversee all federal and state programs in support of the policy priorities most important to our nation's vital technology industry. In doing so, Moore will oversee the organization's political, policy and communications...

2014-02-04 08:40:10

Infusion of funds will fuel growth of the company's free communication platform currently in use by over 10 million teachers, parents and students SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remind101, a free communication platform built for teachers, today announced that it has raised $15 million in Series B financing led by Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers (www.kpcb.com). KPCB general partner John Doerr has also joined its board. This round includes additional participation from...

2014-01-21 23:04:15

Mr. Khosla, of Khosla Ventures, will talk about Software-Defined Networking (SDN) as a disruptive innovation and the role of disruptive innovations in high-tech industry. Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Open Networking Summits, Inc. represents the industry’s only non-profit conference that brings together the entire networking ecosystem to discuss advances in software-defined networking (SDN), OpenFlow, and network functions virtualization (NFV). WHO: Legendary technologist and...


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