Venture Capital A subcategory of Financial Services & Investing-specific stories, this section includes news and announcements related to diversified venture capital activities and transactions.

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Dec 13, 2016, 09:00 ET SweetVinyl SugarCube Indiegogo Campaign exceeds goal on first day and hits $100,000 in pre-orders

SweetVinyl, LLC ("SweetVinyl"), creator of the SugarCube, the world's first all-in-one Vinyl Recording Platform with built in click and pop...


Dec 13, 2016, 09:00 ET U-M Accelerator Venture MySwimPro Named Apple Watch App of the Year

A University of Michigan accelerator company secured a number one spot as a part of Apple's recent announcement celebrating the Best of 2016 for...


Dec 13, 2016, 09:00 ET Michigan Growth Capital Symposium to Jointly Host with the Coulter Investment Forum for 36th Annual Event

Organizers of the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS), the premier event for Midwest venture capital, today unveiled initial plans for the...


Dec 13, 2016, 09:00 ET Inkling Raises $25 Million in Funding to Empower the Deskless Worker

Inkling, the leader in mobile communications for the deskless worker, today announced a $25 million Series E round, bringing the total funding to...


Dec 13, 2016, 08:30 ET Data Point Capital Expands Advisory Board

Data Point Capital, a venture capital firm focused on funding companies that can be leveraged and scaled on the internet, announced today the...


Dec 13, 2016, 07:30 ET Nasuni Closes On $25 Million In New Financing As The Company Continues On Its Trajectory Of Rapid Growth

Nasuni, the leading cloud-native provider of Enterprise File Services to distributed organizations, today announced that the company has closed on...


Dec 12, 2016, 07:30 ET Tact Secures $15 Million Series B

Tact, the sales experience platform, today announced the close of a new $15 million funding round. Upfront Ventures led the series B, with its...


Dec 12, 2016, 07:30 ET Molecular Assemblies Raises $2.3 Million in Seed Round

Molecular Assemblies Inc., a company developing a proprietary enzymatic DNA synthesis technology designed to power the next generation of DNA-based...


Dec 09, 2016, 11:02 ET Lenzer to Cultivate University of Maryland Innovation-Based Economic Development Efforts

The University of Maryland (UMD) today announced the appointment of Julie Lenzer as Associate Vice President for Economic Development, effective...


Dec 08, 2016, 14:44 ET The Venture Center now accepting applications for 2017 portfolio of Global FinTech Accelerator

The Venture Center today in conjunction with FIS announced that it is accepting applications for the second portfolio of its globally competitive...


Dec 08, 2016, 10:37 ET Swap.com, The Fastest Growing Online Retailer For Pre-Owned Apparel And Household Goods, Secures $20 Million In New Equity Financing

Swap.com, the largest pre-owned online store for women, men and children, today announced the completion of $20 million in new financing. The round...


Dec 08, 2016, 08:00 ET Early Stage Digital Health Companies In Philadelphia Get Boost With $6 Million Funding Initiative

Partnering to fuel Philadelphia's innovative digital health ecosystem, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania ("Ben...


Dec 08, 2016, 07:30 ET Physician Productivity Startup Augmedix Secures $23 Million to Continue the Nationwide Expansion of its Smartglass-based Remote Scribe Services

Augmedix, the nation's leading smartglass-based physician productivity platform, today announced that it has closed a $23 million strategic round...


Dec 07, 2016, 18:42 ET Christmas Classics Ltd. Celebrates Season Announcing Two Christmas Music Collections Will Be Donated to Military Veterans

Christmas Classics Ltd, announced today in acknowledgment of the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor that it is celebrating the holidays by donating...


Dec 07, 2016, 16:02 ET Breather, The Go-To Solution For The Mobile Workforce, Raises $40 Million To Grow On-Demand Space Network

Breather, the leading network of on-demand meeting rooms and workspaces, announced today it has closed $40 million in funding, bringing the...


Dec 07, 2016, 14:00 ET Cutting-edge cybersecurity company FHOOSH raises $2M in funding from Volta Global, poised for commercial success

FHOOSH, the first company to pair high-speed data transmission with ultra-secure cybersecurity, recently secured a $2 million investment from Volta...


Dec 07, 2016, 12:54 ET Knightscope, Inc. CEO to Present Online at "Mini-IPO" Investor Conference, December 13

Company invites individual and institutional investors to attend interactive real-time VirtualInvestorConferences.com Knightscope, Inc.,...


Dec 07, 2016, 11:48 ET What Investors Must Learn Before Buying Mini-IPO Stocks: A Two-part Webinar

Market experts discuss how SEC Regulation A+ allows Main Street to invest in early-stage companies PR Newswire, Vintage and BetterInvesting...


Dec 07, 2016, 09:50 ET ES Xplore Receives $12 million in New Funding

ES Xplore, LLC, a unique company that has developed a proprietary method for direct hydrocarbon indication at seismic resolution, announced a $12...


Dec 07, 2016, 06:00 ET Waggle Secures Seed Funding And Launches Ultimate Pet Content Community

Waggle (www.waggle.tv), a new media company formed to publish original pet and animal content across multiple digital channels and platforms,...


Dec 06, 2016, 13:50 ET Visikol Inc. Launches Visikol® HISTO™ Platform for 3D Histology With Easy to Use Starter Kit

Visikol Inc., originally funded with an investment from Foundation Venture Capital Group, has launched Visikol® HISTO™, the market's first...


Dec 06, 2016, 09:00 ET Video Optimization Leader Beamr Announces New Funding from Verizon Ventures

Beamr Imaging Ltd., the only video and image encoding and processing company with commercially deployed content adaptive optimization technology,...


Dec 06, 2016, 08:35 ET DOCASA, Inc. (OTC PINK: DCSA): Announces Corporate Update

DOCASA, Inc. (OTC PINK: DCSA) announces that the Company has released its Super 8-K filing relating to its recently completed acquisition of...


Dec 06, 2016, 07:01 ET Honorable Richard Gephardt Joins Heal's Board Of Directors In Mission To Improve America's Healthcare System

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Heal, the fast-growing startup radically transforming the healthcare industry with modern,...


Dec 05, 2016, 08:00 ET Prologis Announces Nippon Prologis REIT's Issuance of New Investment Units

Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD), the global leader in industrial real estate, today announced that Japanese real estate investment trust Nippon Prologis...