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4 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Threadflip Raises $13M to Become Top Shop in Digital Consignment

Threadflip Inc ., an online marketplace for women's used designer clothing and accessories, raised $13 million in new venture funding, said its chief executive and co-founder, Manik Singh.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, thredUP, Hunch, eBay, Startups, First Round Capital, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

5 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

VisiQuate Receives Significant Series C Funding from First Analysis;...

VisiQuate, a leading provider of business analytics solutions, announced that it has received a significant contribution to its $6M+ Series C round from First Analysis, a Chicago-based leading private growth-equity investor.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Santa Rosa, CA, Knowledge Management

9 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Venture capital keeps faith with e-commerce companies [China Daily: Hong Kong Edition]

Cai Xiao Growth in mobile phone use points to profitable future for O2O sector If venture capital fund managers compare themselves to experimenters, their lab is the entire economy-especially where seeds germinate and new industries grow.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Internet, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Hong Kong, China Travel, Startups, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

10 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Cybersecurity firms among top recipients of venture funding in Maryland

Maryland companies raised $64 million in venture capital funding this spring, with some of the biggest payouts flowing to Baltimore cybersecurity startups.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Maryland, Owings Mills, MD, Glenelg, MD

11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Yahoo to buy mobile ad startup Flurry in deal said to be worth hundreds of millions

San Francisco-based Flurry, led by CEO Simon Khalaf, is reportedly being paid hundreds of millions in an acquisition announced by Yahoo.

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Related Topix: Dapper, Citizen Sports, Startups, Flurry, Emerging Technology, First Round Capital, Square

12 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Paterson company among six in N.J. to receive venture capital funding

Six New Jersey companies, including a telecommunications company in Paterson, received a combined $83 million in venture capital funding during the April-June period, the largest quarterly total for the state since the second quarter of 2013, according to a new report.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Paterson, NJ, New Jersey, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Financial Services, Accounting

12 hrs ago | Business Journal

First-ever Chicago Venture Summit slated for October

And J.B. Pritzker , a principal in the Pritzker Group , a Chicago-based venture capital firm, thinks he knows a way to get more - especially from east and west coast-based venture capital groups that have huge amounts of money to invest.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

16 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Orlando area leads state in venture capital

Buoyed by a mobile communications software company's lucrative deal, Central Florida claimed more than half of the state's venture capital trove in the latest quarter, though Florida's overall total fell by nearly a third, according a new nationwide survey.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Orlando, FL, Florida, Business News

16 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

Cybersecurity startups to bank $788 million

Online privacy is on the tips of everyone's tongues these days, and investors are rushing to pour money into cybersecurity startups.

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Related Topix: Privacy, Emerging Technology, Small Business, Personal Finance

18 hrs ago | EETimes

VC Investments Spike in Q2

US companies posted double-digit increases in second-quarter venture capital investments from a year earlier, pushing funding to its highest level in 13 years.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

18 hrs ago | Freshnews

Cerecor Inc. Closes on Initial Tranche of US$32M Series B Financing

Cerecor Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative treatments to make a difference in the lives of patients suffering from nervous system disorders, today announced the closing of the first tranche of a $32M Series B financing.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, New Energy Associates, Computers, IT Services, MPM Capital, Startups

22 hrs ago | BioSpace

Candid Advice For Cash-Strapped Startups From A Biotech VC

July 21, 2014 By Josh Baxt , BioSpace.com Exclusive Story In a sense, Niall O'Donnell, Ph.D., and his colleagues at RiverVest Venture Partners run a biomedical adoption agency.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Startups, BioSpace.com, Oncology, Medicine, Excaliard Pharmaceuticals

Yesterday | Pensions & Investments

Canaan Partners turns pun into fun

What do private equity executives do when their 27-year old firm is misunderstood? If the firm is Canaan Partners, you let it go to the dogs.

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Related Topix: Canaan Partners, Startups, Emerging Technology

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Techmeme

Sequoia Capital will likely earn more from investing in YC companies...

Sequoia Capital will likely earn more from investing in YC companies than YC - The Big Winner from Y Combinator's Success? Sequoia Capital - Yesterday, Y Combinator's president, Sam Altman, that the seed investment firm had funded 716 companies that were currently valued collectively at around $30 billion.

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Related Topix: Sequoia Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology

InformationWeek

Post Your Own Reply

I think that in terms of the general marketplace, there isn't one single thing that Microsoft did to get to this point.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

Freshnews

Enterprise Asset Management, Video and Application Integration Market 2014 - 2019 Global Analysis

From the past few years, the market for enterprise asset management has developed and has adopted the latest software applications with the increasing demand among organizations from various industries.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

Silicon Alley Insider

VC: Here's Why We Are Funding More Women Startup Founders

As we all know by now, the tech industry is overwhelmingly male. And when it comes to women entrepreneurs running VC-backed startups, the numbers are even more abysmal.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Small Business, Personal Finance

Forbes.com

What Qplay Got Right - About Curated Content.

When Qplay launched - it was pretty thrilling. They were preaching the gospel of curation, and they were looking at growing beyond the TV App world.

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Related Topix: Startups, TiVo, Emerging Technology, Business News

Monterey County Herald

Tesla symposium: It's full speed ahead for electric cars

Tesla owners listen to a speaker as an image of a Tesla S is projected on a screen during TMC Connect, Tesla Motor Co.'

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Related Topix: Speakers, Emerging Technology, Financial Services, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Investment Services, Laguna Seca, TX

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Why more startups are sharing ideas without getting legal protection

Andy Moeck's request that a venture capitalist sign a nondisclosure agreement about his mobile gaming app business was rejected.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

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