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27 min ago | Sys-Con Media

Domain Elite Makes First Investment in SMART Medical Systems to...

Domain Elite has invested . Domain Elite was formed as a partnership between Domain Associates , a U.S. venture capital firm investing in breakthrough life sciences technologies, and Elite Consulting , consultants and financial advisors to the Chinese pharmaceutical and medical device industry, to bring the most advanced healthcare products and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Domain Associates, Startups, Colorectal Health, Medicine, Health

Thu Apr 24, 2014

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: Greycroft Sees New Way to Win Social Media Monitoring

The field of social media monitoring is a crowded one, with services including Lithium Technologies , Salesforce.com's Radian6 and SproutSocial monitoring online sentiment and helping enterprise customers take advantage of it.

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Related Topix: Radian6, Startups, Emerging Technology, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

TMCnet

SaaS Cloud Security Startup HackSurfer Raises $3.5M in Venture Capital Funding

Cloud networks for businesses of all sizes are necessary to protect, as they contain more than just private company information: they hold sensitive personal information of customers, contact info for clients and often even the keys to a company's finances.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing, Science, Computer Science

Wall Street Journal

Piqora Raises $7.7M to Become Like Google Analytics for Images

"We're at the tip of the visual iceberg, when it comes to our engagement and experiences online or even in stores," says Draper Fisher Jurvetson Partner Mohanjit Jolly.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Tumblr, San Mateo, CA, Marketing

News Observer

Venture capitalists' road trip seeks student entrepreneurs

A University of Michigan junior, Eric Hackenberger has a few ideas for businesses and applications he'd like to create.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Carnegie Mellon University, Ohio State University

Silicon Alley Insider

This Guy Landed A Job Interview With A Tech Billionaire Because He Was Good At Poker

Thomas Page had no experience in the tech industry or in venture capitalism when he sat down for his first job interview, a meeting with Sequoia Capital's billionaire venture capitalist Michael Moritz.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker, Emerging Technology, West Midlands County, England, Staffordshire County, England, Shropshire County, England, United Kingdom

Fortune

Are enterprise tech VC valuations on their way down?

The private markets typically follow the public markets on the way up, and also follow them on the way down.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Splunk

Dark Reading

Venture Capital: The Lifeblood Behind Security Innovation

David Cowan, who was one of the first venture funding executives to specialize in the cyber security industry -- and now is among its most prominent investment experts -- remembers the day that encryption vendor Codex was sold to Motorola in 1992.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Science / Technology

Fortune

For crowdsourced security startup, a carrot and a hack

What do you get when you bring a couple of former National Security Agency analysts to Silicon Valley? A crowd-sourced platform for hacking into customers' security holes and $7.5 million in funding.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Menlo Park, CA, Emerging Technology, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, Google

Wall Street Journal

ShopKeep Raises $25M to Help Smaller Stores Deliver Customer Service Like Apple

While Square Inc. is suffering losses and looking for a possible acquirer, venture investors are plowing more money into companies that offer point-of-sales and payment technology.

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Related Topix: Tribeca (New York, NY), New York, Emerging Technology, Forrester Research, Advertising

PR-inside.com

Europe vehicle telematics market: Venture capitalists to promote innovations

Venture capitalists will assist consolidation and promote innovations at a faster pace.Vehicle manufacturers increase their presence in the telematics market in Europe by introducing standard fit telematics boxes in commercial vehicles .

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Pure Storage Raises $225M, Valued at Over $3B by Leading Public Market Investors

Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage array company, has closed a $225 million Series F funding round, at a pre-money valuation of over $3 billion.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Marketing

Information Technology

Sentinel Raises $12MM to Build Next Generation of Security Infrastructure

Sentinel Labs, a leading cyber-security firm focused on multi-device endpoint and server advanced threat protection, has raised $12 million in its Series A financing.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, CPU

Wall Street Journal

Y Combinator Boosts Payout to Startups, Cites Rise in Cost of Living

The Mountain View, Calif.-based incubator, a key player in the Silicon Valley startup scene and an early launching pad for companies including Dropbox and Airbnb, will now invest $120,000 for a 7% stake in its participating companies.

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Related Topix: Mountain View, CA, Emerging Technology, Startups, Khosla Ventures

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: Tiger Global Prowls Early Stages for Sentinel Labs Series A

Tiger Global Management , an investor better known for its late-stage deals, is leading an oversubscribed $12 million Series A investment in cybersecurity startup Sentinel Labs to help it convert beta users including Yahoo , Box and Netflix into paying customers.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Startup, WA, Dapper, Citizen Sports, Small Business, Personal Finance

Sys-Con Media

Declara Lands $16 million in Series A Investment Led by GSV Capital,...

The new funding, unveiled at the annual GSV Education Innovation Summit in Declara, founded in 2012, is based on the premise that learning happens not only in schools and universities but continues for a lifetime where people need to constantly hone their skills and master new ones.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

Business Journal

Will VCs close wallets?

Ed Zimmerman, chair, tech practice group, Lowenstein Sandler LLP, thinks August could be a time when venture deal volume starts winding down, if history is any indication.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Business Journal

Oregon VC deal volume declines, but it's not time to panic

Diane Fraiman of Voyager Capital says there's no need to worry about Oregon's low venture capital deal flow.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Startups, Voyager Capital

Wall Street Journal

Box Makes Bigger Push Into Media Landscape With New Hire

Box , which is pushing to diversify its offerings beyond cloud storage, has hired Josh Kline for its Box Consulting to help woo major media companies to its services.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

Wall Street Journal

Stipple Shuts Down; VC Backers Included Floodgate, Kleiner Perkins

Image-tagging advertising startup Stipple Inc. has called it quits, shutting its doors less than 18 months after raising capital at a valuation just south of $25 million.

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

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