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Jul 22, 2016, 16:13 ET Wrapping up its China Contest under Beijing's Heaviest Rain, CorpStarter to Send Entrepreneurs to New York's Hot Air Balloons

CorpStarter™, a New York based accelerator for growing companies, successfully wrapped up its China Venture Contest 2016 in Beijing as the...


Jul 22, 2016, 06:00 ET Managing Directors from Sienna Ventures Review Post-Brexit Options

Like many people in the Private Equity and Venture Capital industries, James Bernard and the other managing directors from Sienna Ventures have...


Jul 21, 2016, 14:00 ET First License For Concentrated Cannabis Manufacturing in California Granted By City of Richmond

 The Richmond City Council voted unanimously to grant the first license for the legal manufacture of concentrated cannabis in California to...


Jul 21, 2016, 10:39 ET BLADE Completes Series A Financing, Announces Kenneth Lerer as Chairman

 FLYBLADE, INC. ("BLADE"), the digitally powered short-distance aviation company, has completed its Series A Financing. Lead investors are...


Jul 21, 2016, 09:00 ET LQD Business Finance Secures Portion of Series A Financing, Led by Fintech Ventures Fund

LQD Business Finance – a Chicago-based, technology-enabled business lender - announced that it has completed a Series A round of financing...


Jul 20, 2016, 15:48 ET Dreamit Launches Startups Into Health And EdTech Industries

Leading global startup accelerator Dreamit announced today the culmination of its Spring 2016 cycle, accelerating 25 high­-potential startups...


Jul 20, 2016, 12:07 ET ReviewTrackers Secures $4 Million in Capital to Meet Enterprise Demand

ReviewTrackers, the award-winning customer feedback platform, has successfully secured $4 million in growth capital, led by American Family...


Jul 20, 2016, 08:00 ET Peak Ventures leads $2M seed investment in FinTech startup ZipBooks

Peak Ventures, the Provo, Utah-based seed-stage venture fund, today announced it led a $2 million seed round investment in accounting...


Jul 20, 2016, 07:45 ET Liquid 2 Ventures invests in accounting startup ZipBooks' $2M seed round

ZipBooks has raised $2 million in seed funding from investors, including Liquid 2 Ventures, a seed-stage venture capital firm co-founded by Hall of...


Jul 19, 2016, 10:50 ET Safe Keeping Under the Mattress as Investors Back Eve Sleep

British start-up eve Sleep, the online premium mattress retailer, has secured a "transformational" boost of £6.9m, taking its funding to...


Jul 19, 2016, 10:30 ET Guideline Raises $7 Million Series A Led By Propel Venture Partners

 Guideline, the startup that's revolutionizing online retirement planning, announced today that it has completed a $7 million Series A round of...


Jul 19, 2016, 10:17 ET Oncorus®, Inc. Launches with $57 Million Series A Financing

 Oncorus®, Inc., a new immuno-oncology company developing a next-generation immunotherapy platform of oncolytic viruses for the treatment...


Jul 19, 2016, 10:00 ET Bloomberg Funds Bloomberg Beta for Second $75 Million Fund

 Bloomberg L.P. today announced the close of a second $75 million fund with venture capital firm Bloomberg Beta. Bloomberg Beta focuses on the...


Jul 18, 2016, 12:00 ET Mark Cuban Invests in BetaZi LLC

BetaZi has opened the door to its first external investor with the recent initial tranche of funding from businessman and entrepreneur Mark Cuban,...


Jul 18, 2016, 08:30 ET CrowdfundX CEO Darren Marble Joins Crowdfunding Professional Association Board Of Directors

 Digital marketing agency CrowdfundX today announced that its CEO Darren Marble has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Crowdfunding...


Jul 15, 2016, 14:41 ET Presidente da Associação Brasileira de Private Equity e Venture Capital (ABVCAP) prevê crescimento da indústria de PEVC

 Fernando Borges, presidente da ABVCAP - Associação Brasileira de Private Equity & Venture Capital, afirma que apesar do Brasil...


Jul 15, 2016, 10:39 ET Domestic Chinese Capital Makes Inroads into Silicon Valley

Since 2014, the global focus has been on domestic capital output. As opposed to the past when Chinese buyers bought whatever real estate they...


Jul 15, 2016, 04:00 ET Launchpad Digital Health Backs 9 Companies

Launchpad Digital Health, the leading next generation of seed funds + accelerator for digital health, announced today it has led seed funding...


Jul 13, 2016, 19:07 ET AI startup Findo.io raises another $4 million and introduces Predictive Insights

 Findo.io, an AI smart search assistant, has raised another $3 million Series Seed 2 investment from Flint Capital, a VC firm that invests in...


Jul 13, 2016, 11:43 ET Siluria Announces Successful Close of Latest Financing Round

 Siluria Technologies (www.siluria.com), a leading innovator of process technologies for the energy and petrochemical industries, today...


Jul 13, 2016, 09:13 ET BankerBay Closes Latest Investment Round to Fund Continued Global Expansion

BankerBay, the leading investment banking platform for M&A and Private Equity deals around the world, announced today the closing of a...


Jul 13, 2016, 09:01 ET Caremerge Raises $14 Million in Second Institutional Round Led By Insight Venture Partners As Value Based Care Takes Shape In Post-Acute Care

 Caremerge, the revolutionary industry pioneer paving the way for care coordination and communication solutions to bridge care gaps across the...


Jul 13, 2016, 07:00 ET PostBeyond Raises $4M to Accelerate Global Expansion of its Employee Advocacy Solution

Company now building on triple digit sales growth worldwide TORONTO, July 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - PostBeyond, a leading employee advocacy...


Jul 13, 2016, 07:00 ET Global VC ecosystem players to talk shop at BDC Capital's "Premium Fests at Startupfest"

Speakers include Shopify CEO Tobias Lütke and other leading founders, accelerators and investors MONTREAL, July 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/...


Jul 13, 2016, 05:00 ET Think Silicon's Heterogeneous NEMA GPU-WEAR Project has Been Granted € 1.34 M ($1.56) From EU's Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Program

NEMA GPU-WEAR is a novel platform to develop and implement ultra-low power, heterogeneous, multicore Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) technology,...