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8 min 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

4 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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