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4 min ago | Forbes.com

Well-Funded Competition Forced VC-Free FreshBooks To Take Investors After A Decade Of No's

For twelve years, Mike McDerment has run FreshBooks out of Toronto to be self-sufficient.

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Related Topix: FreshBooks, Emerging Technology, Marketing

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Got a surly server ticking off customers? This app knows

The company, St. Paul-based Elevate Research Inc., landed the funding from venture capital firms Icon Venture Partners and Confluence Capital Partners.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Computers

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

The Pipeline: VCs cash in on LinkedIn deal, social robot steals show...

Jibo is a natural language processing robot, similar to Apple's Siri, excect with a movable body that can display reactions to what you say, and other features.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Waltham, MA, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

Columbia accelerator graduate Self Spark targets heavyweight venture capitalists

Self-help startup Self Spark is about to graduate from Columbia's Conscious Venture Lab accelerator - and from the state of Maryland.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

10 hrs ago | Techworld.com

US tech firms set to continue getting lion's share of global venture capital

Technology firms in the US are set to continue getting the vast majority of the world's venture capital funding, a report has found.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Ascent Venture among local VC firms to receive financial windfall from Bizo's LinkedIn acquisition

Bizo, a San Francisco-based online marketing firm, will be acquired by social networking giant LinkedIn for $175 million, and a few Boston-based VC firms stand to receive financial windfall from the deal.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Bizo, Emerging Technology, Waltham, MA

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Ascent Venture among local VC firms to receive financial windfall from Bizo's LinkedIn acquisition

Bizo , a San Francisco-based online marketing firm, will be acquired by social networking giant LinkedIn for $175 million, and a few Boston-based VC firms stand to receive financial windfall from the deal.

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Related Topix: Bizo, Social Software, Emerging Technology, ZoomInfo

15 hrs ago | Business Journal

Venture-backed running apparel startup Tracksmith aims to take on major brands

Tracksmith, a Wellesley-based e-commerce running apparel startup backed by Boston-based investment firm Bridge Boys, officially launched with five apparel products on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Emerging Technology

16 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

FreshBooks receives $30-million U.S. in funding

Mike McDerment is the co-founder and CEO of FreshBooks, planet earth's #1 cloud accounting specialist for small business owners.

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

21 hrs ago | Detroit News

Protecting intellectual property

As the Rainbow Loom business takes off, owner Cheong Choon Ng is facing competitors who try to knock-off his product.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Michigan, Michigan Government, Inventions, Science / Technology, Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: VCs Pouring Money Into Corporate Software Tools

Startups making tools to manage corporate networks and software don't grab the same kind of attention as flashier consumer apps, but some of the biggest venture capital firms are going all-in.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, AppDynamics, Okta

Wall Street Journal

Cotopaxi Raises $3M for Do-Good Outdoor Company

Serial entrepreneur Davis Smith donates as much as 20% of revenue from his unprofitable three-month-old startup to charity.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, World News, Peru, Cottonwood Heights, UT

Business Journal

a Second quarter venture capitalist data shows biotechnology investment is strong, for now

Biotech investment is the highest in Massachusetts than it has ever been, yet venture capital experts say the type of companies receiving investment could create problems for the industry down the line.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology

Forbes.com

What Silicon Valley Is Missing Out On: The Rise Of The Rest

This summer, he visited Cincinnati, Detroit, Pittsburgh, and Nashville on a bus tour aptly called " The Rise of the Rest."

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

Business Journal

Juristat closes another angel round

Juristat, the St. Louis startup that helps lawyers predict the outcomes of the patent legal process, has raised another $257,000 in angel capital.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Marketing

Wall Street Journal

Taulia Raises $27M to Go Global With Fast Payments for Small Biz

Eliminating cash crunches for companies with slow-paying customers has been big business for Taulia Inc .

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

Business Journal

AppDynamics raises $120 million more financing, fights legal battle

AppDynamics, which logs activity in computer applications used by millions of people each day, has locked down $120 million in financing as it looks to expand its online application monitoring and analytics platform globally, the company said.

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Related Topix: AppDynamics, Emerging Technology, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

Crain's New York Business

Minority tech founders seek VC connections

In a city that is 27% Latino and growing, Ricardo Garcia-Amaya is a rarity. He's a tech entrepreneur who founded a venture-capital-backed startup.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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

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

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