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Published: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:04:12 EDT

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Smart Connected Capital Highlights Investment Ecosystems in the Midwest

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:45:00 EDT

(image) PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 200 top-tier investors from five continents will gather in Kansas City for the Kauffman Fellows Reunion VC Summit from October 24 to 25. The summit will highlight global trends in venture capital and focus on the explosive growth...

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New Ocean Capital Management Limited Announces Strategic Relationship with Mitsui & Co., Ltd.

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:30:00 EDT

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- New Ocean Capital Management Limited ("New Ocean"), along with its major shareholders, XL Group Ltd ("XL") and Stone Point Capital, has announced a newly formed strategic relationship with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. ("Mitsui"). Mitsui has...

Fin de semana de empresas recién creadas en Oakland se enfoca en empresarios latinx en el sector de la tecnología

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:26:00 EDT

(image) OAKLAND, California, 20 de octubre de 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Kapor Capital y Kapor Center for Social Impact organizarán un Fin de Semana de Empresas Recién Creadas (Startups) para dar visibilidad al creciente talento tecnológico latinx en el Área de la Bahía. El ev...

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Startup Weekend in Oakland Focused on Latinx Entrepreneurs in Tech

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:40:00 EDT

(image) OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kapor Capital and Kapor Center for Social Impact will host a Startup Weekend to bring visibility to rising Latinx tech talent in the Bay Area. The event will take place on Friday, October 21 to Sunday, October 23, with the awards ceremony at...

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Atipica Raises $2 Million In Seed Funding And Hires Long-Time SurveyMonkey Executive As Its CTO

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 06:04:00 EDT

(image) SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Talent discovery engine startup Atipica announced today it has raised $2 million in its seed funding round led by True Ventures and participation of Kapor Capital and Charles Hudson's new firm, Precursor Ventures. A number of angel...

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Ladder Raises $14 Million Series A To Re-Engineer Life Insurance

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:21:00 EDT

(image) MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ladder, the smart, modern way to insure your life, today announced it has closed a $14 million Series A led by Canaan Partners with participation from Lightspeed Venture Partners, NYCA, and 8VC. Life insurance has traditionally been sol...

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Viking Venture Invests in Secure Complex Document Collaboration

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:23:00 EDT

(image) STAVANGER, Norway, October 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Venture invests in the Norwegian company Xait AS. The company has developed XaitPorter, a document collaboration and production tool used by major corporations globally. Xait AS was founded by CEO Owe Lie-Bjelland and CFO...

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Phoenix Wrappers announces Equity Investment from Vopne Capital

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:05:00 EDT

(image) MONTREAL, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Wrappers today announced an equity investment in the company by Vopne Capital, a private investment firm based in San Francisco.  Concurrent with Vopne's investment, the company merged its manufacturing, sales and support operations, formerly...

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Metamarkets Secures $14.25 Million in Growth Capital Led by Wellington Financial, Doubles Run Rate in 2016

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:01:00 EDT

(image) SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Metamarkets, the leader in interactive analytics for programmatic marketing, announced today it has closed a credit facility with Wellington Financial LP and City National Bank totaling $14.25 million. This growth capital will help Metamarkets...

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XY Findables Invites Users To Invest Following Equity Campaign Raising $2 Million In Indications Of Interest

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:00:00 EDT

(image) SAN DIEGO, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- XY Findables™ announced the launch of the live offering phase of their equity crowdfunding campaign, allowing both accredited and nonaccredited investors the opportunity to invest in the company. In particular, XY Findables is inviting their users...

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Pay By Group Raises $3.4M Seed Round

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:43:00 EDT

(image) SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Pay By Group, a white-label e-commerce conversion tool that allows friends or family to collaborate and split the cost of any purchase, announced a $3.4 million seed round led by SparkLabs Global Ventures. SparkLabs is noted for its investments...

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Sofinnova Raises $650 Million Biotech-focused Venture Fund

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:00:00 EDT

(image) MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sofinnova, a biotech-focused investment firm, is pleased to announce the closing of Sofinnova Venture Partners X at its hard cap of $650M. The initial fund target was $550M. Sofinnova was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Menlo Park,...

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Health Care Analytics Startup Expression Health Analytics Raises $315,000 in Seed Funding

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

(image) NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Expression Health Analytics helps health care organizations succeed in rapidly changing markets by providing purpose-built, analytic insights needed for business growth strategies. Using a big data platform, data from monthly national...

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Cologuard® Covered for TRICARE Beneficiaries

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 06:00:00 EDT

(image) MADISON, Wis., Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAS) today announced that Cologuard® is now covered under TRICARE's preventive services policies for use every three years without patient coinsurance, copayments or deductibles. The update was made after...

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sonnen secures $85 million in growth capital and gains new partners in creating the future of energy

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 03:00:00 EDT

(image) WILDPOLDSRIED, Germany, Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The sonnen Group, the market leader in intelligent battery storage in Europe, successfully completed a new financing round with a total equity amount of $85 million USD. The financing enables sonnen to continue its dynamic growth...

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ThoughtSpot Expands Series C with New Investment from Hewlett Packard Pathfinder

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 03:00:00 EDT

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today ThoughtSpot, the leader in search-driven analytics for the enterprise, announced it has expanded its Series C funding round with a new investment from Hewlett Packard Pathfinder to accelerate the adoption of its Relational Search...

Morningstar to Acquire PitchBook Data; Agreement Will Combine Leading Providers of Public and Private Company Research

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 08:45:00 EDT

(image) CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire PitchBook Data, Inc. PitchBook, founded in 2007, delivers data, research, and...

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Applications Open for Launchpad Digital Health - Ground Zero

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 04:00:00 EDT

(image) SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Launchpad Digital Health, the leading next generation of seed funds + accelerator for digital health, is open for applications to its second cohort of companies for Launchpad Digital Health – Ground Zero (LDH-GZ). Launchpad...

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Hyperloop One Announces $50M In New Financing And The Addition Of Former Uber CFO And Google Treasurer Brent Callinicos As Chief Financial Advisor

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:30:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- HYPERLOOP ONE today announced an additional $50 million of financing as it prepares for the world's first demonstration of a full Hyperloop system in the first quarter of 2017. This brings the total financing raised by Hyperloop One to $160...

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Softness in U.S. Venture Capital Continues in Q3'16: KPMG Report

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 10:33:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Venture capital (VC) investment and deal volume continued to be weak in Q3'16, according to Venture Pulse, the quarterly global report on VC trends published jointly by KPMG International and CB Insights. If the pace of deals continues at the same...

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