Bluecoat +solera 2352685 SEATTLE - Champagne corks popped at Allegis Capital this week as the Silicon Valley venture firm announced what it describes as the 'highly profitable' sale of Solera Networks to SEATTLE - Champagne corks popped at Allegis Capital this week as the Silicon Valley venture firm announced what it describes as the "highly ... (more)
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Capital Dynamics, the Swiss-based alternative asset management firm, has raised about half of its $750 million target for its new Capital Dynamics Energy & Infrastructure Fund, two sources told peHub.
Adam Valkin, a Cambridge-based managing director at General Catalyst Partners, has joined the board at New York-based LoyalBlocks.
Toba Capital founder Vinny Smith has set aside $250 million for his new venture firm, which is investing as fast as it can in up-and-coming enterprise software companies, and he may allocate as much as $500 million to $750 million over the next couple of years.
Four additional people have been charged in connection with an alleged investment fraud scheme that targeted the elderly in Tennessee and North Carolina.
Shoppers take to the aisles following the grand opening of 201central in Wesley Chapel, Wednesday, Oct.
Google Inc. , maker of the Android operating system, is considering buying map-software provider Waze Inc., setting up a possible bidding war with Facebook Inc., people familiar with the matter said.
HP is facing the decline of several key businesses, but it still has talented engineers and execs that are coveted by other enterprise tech vendors.
Benjamin Ling, a well-known Silicon Valley Web executive and "angel" investor in young startups, is now a member of the investment staff at venture-capital firm Khosla Ventures.
Ride-sharing service Lyft said it had raised $60 million from venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, underscoring the growing appeal of services that tap into consumers' willingness to share goods and services for a fee.
WibiData, formerly known as Odiago, raised $15 million in Series B funding for software that lets businesses deliver personalized applications to their customers by sifting through large amounts of data to predict how those customers are going to behave.
Silicon Valley venture capitalists tempered their enthusiasm for investing in the first quarter, though only modestly, as software and Internet startups continued to spark spirited check writing, according to a study from Fenwick & West.
Private equity firm Apax Partners will acquire teen-apparel retailer rue21 Inc in a deal valued at about $1.1 billion, adding to a retail portfolio that includes Cole Haan and Takko Fashion.
Wayne State University said Wednesday it had received notice of a $820,398 grant from the New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan that will continue to support the Technology Commercialization Office's efforts to expand and improve the university's entrepreneurial culture and technology commercialization results.
Microsoft has been quietly operating a group inside its Redmond, Wash., headquarters called Yammer North in an effort to integrate Yammer into its vast software business, Venture Capital Dispatch has learned.