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  1. Sofinnova Ventures Raises $500M as Venture Capital Fundraising ReboundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Wall Street Journal

    Sofinnova surpassed its $425 million goal to reach the fund's hard cap after seeing several companies go public or be acquired recently.

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  2. Sofinnova Ventures Raises $500M as Venture Capital Fundraising ReboundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Wall Street Journal

    Sofinnova surpassed its $425 million goal to reach the fund's hard cap after seeing several companies go public or be acquired recently.

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  3. The Daily Startup: 137 Ventures Raises $137M to Buy Shares From FoundersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Wall Street Journal

    The firm, which intentionally raised $137 million to match its name, gives founders some cash but doesn't buy shares outright.

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  4. The Daily Startup: 137 Ventures Raises $137M to Buy Shares From FoundersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Wall Street Journal

    The firm, which intentionally raised $137 million to match its name, gives founders some cash but doesn't buy shares outright.

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  5. With Expansion to U.K., Sweden's Klarna Sets Eyes on U.S.Read the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | Wall Street Journal

    A company that lets most users of its platform shop online without having to enter credit card details or even passwords is expanding to the U.K., with hopes of soon crossing the Atlantic into the U.S. Klarna AB, a Swedish company that says it already handles 30% of all online payments for the Swedish market, will become available to U.K. shoppers ... (more)

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  6. With Expansion to U.K., Sweden's Klarna Sets Eyes on U.S.Read the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | Wall Street Journal

    A company that lets most users of its platform shop online without having to enter credit card details or even passwords is expanding to the U.K., with hopes of soon crossing the Atlantic into the U.S. Klarna AB, a Swedish company that says it already handles 30% of all online payments for the Swedish market, will become available to U.K. shoppers ... (more)

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  7. With Expansion to U.K., Sweden's Klarna Sets Eyes on USRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | Wall Street Journal

    A company that lets most users of its platform shop online without having to enter credit card details or even passwords is expanding to the U.K., with hopes of soon crossing the Atlantic into the U.S. Klarna AB, a Swedish company that says it already handles 30% of all online payments for the Swedish market, will become available to U.K. shoppers ... (more)

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  8. Transifex is Latest Translation Tech Startup to Draw Seed InvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Transifex Inc., a startup that helps developers translate websites and apps into multiple languages without spending a lot of money or time on the task, has raised a $2.5 million seed round, Chief Executive Dimitris Glezos told Venture Capital Dispatch.

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  9. The Daily Startup: Greylock Backs 'Second Opinion' Doctor Service in $40M RoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Health-care software platform Grand Rounds , essentially a high-tech second-opinion service, has raised a $40 million Series B round led by new investor Greylock Partners , Tim Hay reports for VentureWire.

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  10. VC Takes Sand Hill Rd Approach to African Tech StartupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    How do you convince investors to sink money into an African technology venture capital fund? Tell them their investments are likely to fail, just like everywhere else.

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  11. Transifex is Latest Translation Tech Startup to Draw Seed InvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Transifex Inc., a startup that helps developers translate websites and apps into multiple languages without spending a lot of money or time on the task, has raised a $2.5 million seed round, Chief Executive Dimitris Glezos told Venture Capital Dispatch.

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  12. Shasta Ventures Sticks to Basics With New $300 Million FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Tod Francis, a managing director of Shasta Ventures, recalls a time when few in venture capital were interested in "consumer" start-ups.

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  13. In Facebook's New Milan Office, it's La Dolce VitaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    While the small dairy shops that once dotted the Milan landscape have all but disappeared, a casualty of large supermarkets and changing consumer behavior, not long ago they were a traditional neighborhood meeting point where Italians exchanged gossip and argued about soccer, politics, business, life and everything else - kind of like they do on ... (more)

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  14. The Daily Startup: GrubHub, Opower Show Plenty of Pop in IPOsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Investors had an appetite for GrubHub , and they were energized by Opower . Shares of GrubHub, the operator of websites and apps for ordering takeout food online, rose 31% Friday , and Opower, an energy-efficiency company that works with utilities to lower consumers' energy usage, rose 21% .

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  15. GOQii CEO: Wearable Health Trackers Not About Hardware, But PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    A new wearable fitness tracker of the type that has become all the rage in the U.S. becomes available today on Snapdeal , India's answer to Amazon.com, but this one is different from FitBit, the Jawbone, the FuelBand or other popular health gadgets.

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  16. As Bay Area Investment Shifts North, Institutional Venture Partners Opens San Francisco OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    The satellite office on Front Street places the later-stage venture investor closer to some of its top portfolio companies, including Dropbox Inc., Twitter Inc. and Indiegogo Inc. A dozen of its more than 50 active investments are in San Francisco.

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  17. As Bay Area Investment Shifts North, Institutional Venture Partners Opens San Francisco OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    The satellite office on Front Street places the later-stage venture investor closer to some of its top portfolio companies, including Dropbox Inc., Twitter Inc. and Indiegogo Inc. A dozen of its more than 50 active investments are in San Francisco.

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  18. The Daily Startup: Transcriptic Funded to Help More Scientists With its Robotic Research ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Transcriptic Inc. has raised $2.8 million to use robotics to help life sciences researchers be more productive, VentureWire has learned.

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  19. The Daily Startup: Transcriptic Funded to Help More Scientists With its Robotic Research ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Transcriptic Inc. has raised $2.8 million to use robotics to help life sciences researchers be more productive, VentureWire has learned.

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  20. Sell Your IPhone, Earn Bitcoins; Glyde CEO on New Virtual Currency PayoutRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Betting a bitcoin payout will motivate more people to sell their old gadgets, Glyde Inc .

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