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3 hrs ago | Forbes.com
For every successful start-up, umpteen entrepreneurs will fail - despite having brilliant ideas.
7 hrs ago | Business Journal
Florida venture capital investments increased 65 percent, compared to 46 percent nationwide, in the 12 months ended June 30, according to a report prepared by Cherrystone Management Consultants for InternetCoast.
11 hrs ago | Business Journal
PagerDuty, led by CEO Alex Solomon, raised $27.2 million in funding to expand it IT performance management software beyond providing trouble alerts to actually helping solve problems.
12 hrs ago | Business Journal
Medical technology startup Bluegrass Vascular Technologies has closed on $4.5 million in new investor funding.
15 hrs ago | Examiner.com
A prominent venture capitalist cited the frog that can be slowly boiled alive as a lesson to follow in tech investment.
16 hrs ago | Reuters
Private equity firm Hellman & Friedman has started preparations for a potential stock market listing of Scout24, just months after buying the German classified advertising group from Deutsche Telekom , three sources familiar with the matter said.
16 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
The emergence of fresh sources of capital for late-stage private companies has redefined the venture capital industry , and now investments in those pre-IPO companies is on pace to surpass even the heights reached at the peak of the dot-com boom.
16 hrs ago | Business Journal
Wantable, a startup from serial entrepreneur Jalem Getz that packages and distributes personalized makeup, accessories and intimates, recently expanded its 3rd Ward space to include 4,000 square feet of warehouse space.
20 hrs ago | PE Hub
Canaan Partners , a backer of Lending Club , Skybox Imaging and Zoosk , is back in the market raising its 10th venture fund targeting $600 million, with a $650 million cap, according to two people with knowledge of the fundraising.
Cold Genesys, Inc. , a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing oncolytic immunotherapies for cancer, announced today that it has secured Series A financing of $13.57 million from Ally Bridge Group.
Poptip's analysis of chatter about Hayden Panettiere's hairdo at the Golden Globes helped guide a L'oreal promo on Twitter Poptip, a two-year-old company that analyzes data from Twitter, is being acquired by Palantir Technologies Inc., one of the most valuable and secretive privately-held startups in Silicon Valley, Poptip announced in a company ... (more)
The five largest funds raised in the first half of the year collected $1 billion or more, led by Andreessen Horowitz , which closed on $1.7 billion for Andreessen Horowitz Fund Fund IV; Technology Crossover Ventures , which raised $1.36 billion for TCV VIII; and Norwest Venture Partners , which pulled in $1.2 billion forNorwest Venture Partners ... (more)
A Knoxville loan officer pleaded guilty in federal court to wire fraud in connection with a Benchmark Capital investment scheme.
Proteus Digital Health , which is adding ingestible sensors to pills that can provide data on whether a person has taken a medication at the proper time and at the proper dosage, has closed one of the largest funding rounds of the year at $172 million, Timothy Hay reports for VentureWire.
On the heels of Qualcomm's acquisition of 60 GHz chipset manufacturer Wilocity , startup Nitero is releasing its first 60 GHz Wi-Fi silicon.
It's no secret that entrepreneurs need funding to launch or grow their nascent companies, and some will seek the support of venture capitalists to fulfill their ambitions.
The round was led by NewSpring Capital, with participation by existing shareholders U.S. Venture Partners, Menlo Ventures and Venrock.
Meritech Capital Partners has closed its fifth fund, Meritech Capital Partners V LP, on target at $500 million, according to an SEC filing .
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:23 pm
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