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2 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Sequoia's $12M Funding For Aussie Startup Sets Stage For More

I am the author of Silicon Dragon and Startup Asia . My news, consulting and events group, Silicon Dragon Ventures , publishes venture capital and digital media e-newsletters and develops innovation conferences in the world's tech hotspots.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

5 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Chris Risley, venture capital anthropologist: Think bigger

Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Chris Risley speaks to aspiring entrepreneurs at Next Space in Santa Cruz on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Anthropology, Science, Santa Cruz, CA, Scotts Valley, CA

9 hrs ago | PE Hub

Westerlind joins Intel Capital from RockPort

Victor Westerlind has joined Intel Capital as part of its team investing in wearable technologies and startups, the firm said.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

13 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Carlyle Group to pay $115 mln to settle collusion suit -source

Carlyle Group LP has agreed to pay $115 million to settle a lawsuit accusing it of conspiring with other buyout firms not to outbid each other on some takeovers that occurred prior to the financial crisis, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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Related Topix: Carlyle Group, Financial Services, Investment Services, Blackstone Group, Advertising, Emerging Technology

16 hrs ago | PE Hub

Computer modeling vs. crystal ball: VCJ

Angel investor turned full-fledged venture capitalist Matt Oguz has announced plans to raise a $200 million fund that will utilize a quantitative modeling strategy rather than what he calls the herd mentality that now predominates deal-picking.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Emerging Technology

20 hrs ago | Business Journal

The Pipeline: Peyton Manning the VC, Uber drivers strike, and...

New Yorka SeatGeek , an event-ticketing app, scores $35 million from a boatload of high-profile investors including Peyton and Eli Manning and Carmelo Anthony .

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Independent.ie

Venture capitalists seeking a 750m to kick off next Irish tech investment spree

Ireland's venture capital companies are seeking a 750m in new funding to finance a new a 1.6bn investment wave in indigenous technology firms, according to the new head of the sector's representative body.

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Biotech IPO fever continues, but fintech coming on strong: VCJ

Enthusiasm over venture-backed biotech IPOs has continued at a fever pitch this summer.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Media, Medicine, Triad Hospitals, Computers, IT Services, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Thomson

Reuters

Women venture capitalists underperform men, say Harvard academics

Women venture capitalists underperform their male counterparts by some 15 percent, according to a new Harvard University study, but the performance differences have narrowed over time and in firms that employ more than a single female venture partner.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, University of Texas at Austin

Reuters

Women venture capitalists underperform men, say Harvard academics

Women venture capitalists underperform their male counterparts by some 15 percent, according to a new Harvard University study, but the performance differences have narrowed over time and in firms that employ more than a single female venture partner.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, University of Texas at Austin

Wall Street Journal

JustFab Fitted With $1 Billion Valuation For Fashion E-Commerce

Investors are backing fashion e-commerce startup JustFab Inc. at a $1 billion valuation, marking the latest example of public investors eager to own a share of a private company they hope will be the next hot IPO.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance

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Accel Partners, Peyton and Eli Manning and rapper Nas back SeatGeek

Accel Partners said Thursday that it has led a $35 million Series B funding round for New York City-based ticket search engine SeatGeek .

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, National Football League

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Business Journal

DreamsCloud raises $2 million in Series A funding

A dream-journaling startup that launched in Miami has raised $2 million in Series A funding, the company announced this week.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

Re/code

Okta Names CA Technologies Exec Wittman as New CMO

Two months after raising a batch of new venture capital funding, Okta, the cloud software company that helps companies simplify and track the login information of their employees is staffing up in the senior ranks again.

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Related Topix: Okta, Emerging Technology, Startups, Salesforce.com, Salesforce, Heroku, Assistly

Wall Street Journal

Mizzen+Main Raises $1.2M for Clothes That Look Upscale, Feel Athletic

Menswear startup Mizzen And Main LLC has raised $1.2 million in Series A funding to make tailored clothing that looks as good as upscale brands but feels like comfortable athletic wear.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Internet, Science / Technology

Business Journal

Washington U, Illinois among top universities for VC-backed entrepreneurs

Graduates of Washington University who are starting their own businesses may be more likely to attract venture capital when compared with their counterparts at other universities or colleges.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Illinois

Business Journal

Skin treatment developer Dermira seeks up to $75M in IPO

Dermira CEO Tom Wiggans with founder and Chief Medical Officer Gene Bauer. They have filed to raise up to $75 million in an IPO.

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Business Journal

Learn from this entrepreneur's mistakes when raising VC

The UpTake: a FlexReceipts CEO Tomas Diaz made plenty of mistakes on the road to raising venture capital.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

Wall Street Journal

WaterSmart Hires Robin Gilthrope as CEO to Help Utilities Save Water

WaterSmart has appointed former Terracotta Inc. Chief Executive Robin Gilthorpe as CEO.

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Related Topix: Software AG, Software, Emerging Technology

Wed Aug 27, 2014

PE Hub

Corporate VC rising: VCJ

Corporate venture capital groups are taking a more assertive role than ever to engage innovators who are developing new technologies, products and services across a wide range of industries.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Media, Medicine, Reuters, Triad Hospitals, Computers, IT Services, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Thomson, Science, Computer Science

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