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Thursday, August 21, 2014

  •  PernixData Raises Series C Venture Capital

    Thursday, August 21, 2014 5:45:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       San Jose, California  --  Software technology company PernixData has garnered $35 million in its third round of venture capital funding.

    PernixData has developed what it calls the "premier software platform for scale-out storage acceleration."

    Menlo Ventures led the round, which also included Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Lightspeed Venture Partners and individual investors.

    The company said it would use the funding to continue product development and deliver its service globally.
  •  Cardiva Medical Collects Venture Capital Equity

    Thursday, August 21, 2014 5:30:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Sunnyvale, California  --  Medical device technology company Cardiva Medical has received $16.5 million in new venture capital funding.

    Cardiva has developed an approach to secure vascular access site management without leaving anything behind in the artery or tissue tract.

    Investors in the round included the Canepa Advanced Healthcare Fund, PTV Sciences, Amkey Ventures and others.

    The company said it would use the proceeds to expand commercial efforts for its vascular closure system in the US.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

  •  Lavante Secures Venture Capital Funding

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 5:45:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       San Jose, California  --  Software technology company Lavante has raised $3.5 million in venture capital equity investment.

    Lavante provides a suite of recovery audit software and related services.

    PointGuard Ventures led the round, which included previous investors SAP Ventures and ATA Ventures.

    The company said it would use the funding to invest in new product development and accelerate customer adoption.
  •  Bearch Bags Seed Venture Capital

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 5:30:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Austin, Texas  --  Mobile technology company Bearch has raised $2.1 million in seed venture capital investment.

    Bearch has built the anonymous photo sharing application Unseen.

    Individual investors made the investment.

    The company said it would use the funding to grow its installed base.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

  •  iDevices Adds Venture Capital Equity Funds

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 5:45:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Avon, Connecticut  --  Electronics technology company iDevices has secured $5 million in new venture capital financing, according to an SEC regulatory filing.

    iDevices develops a variety of app-enabled electronic devices for consumer use.

    Investors in the financing were not disclosed, nor was how the company intends to use the proceeds.

    iDevices is still seeking $2 million in additional funding, according to the filing.
  •  AppNexus Closes $60 Million Venture Capital

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 5:30:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       New York, New York  --  Software developer AppNexus has received $60 million in growth venture capital.

    AppNexus has created a cloud solution that it says provides an "instantly scalable infrastructure" for organizations.

    Investors in the round were not disclosed.

    AppNexus said it would use the funding to expand its global team and continue product development.

Monday, August 18, 2014

  •  DataRobot Raises Series A Venture Capital

    Monday, August 18, 2014 5:45:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Boston, Massachussetts  --  Software technology company DataRobot has landed $21 million in its first round of venture capital investment.

    DataRobot is "creating a cloud platform to help teams of data scientists created the most accurate predictive models."

    New Enterprise Associates led the round, which included Atlas Venture, IA Ventures and New York Life.

    The company plans to launch its service this fall.
  •  Cellectar Collects Venture Capital Debt

    Monday, August 18, 2014 5:30:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Madison, Wisconsin  --  Biotechnology company Cellectar has received $617,000 in venture capital debt financing.

    Cellectar is developing molecules "designed to find, treat and follow malignancies" to deliver radiopharmaceuticals.

    Investors in the financing were not disclosed, nor was how the company intends to use the proceeds.

    Cellectar is still seeking $382,500 in additional financing, according to the filing.

Friday, August 15, 2014

  •  iCharts Secures Strategic Venture Capital

    Friday, August 15, 2014 5:45:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Sunnyvale, California  --  Software technology company iCharts has landed $4.3 million in venture capital investment.

    iCharts has developed technology that makes it easier for users to publish and share charts.

    Software AG led the round, which included other undisclosed investors.

    The company said it would use the funds to continue product development and satisfy demand for its service.
  •  Blad Lands Venture Capital Debt

    Friday, August 15, 2014 5:30:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Seattle, Washington  --  Internet technology company Blab has received $1.1 million in venture capital debt financing, according to an SEC regulatory filing.

    Blab has created technology that it calls "Predictive Social Intelligence", to help enterprises predict online conversations.

    Investors in the financing were not disclosed nor was how the company intends to use the proceeds.

    Blab is still seeking $865,000 in additional financing, according to the filing.

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Technology News

Thursday, August 21, 2014

  •  A-T Solutions Launches Mobile Data Collection Toolkit

    Thursday, August 21, 2014 5:15:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Washington, DC  --  Counterterrorism technology company A-T Solutions said that it has launched a new Data Collection Toolkit.

    The mobile-capable software tools for data collection enable a wide variety of federal agencies to collect evidence and planning information.

    The system provides quicker response times and improves collaboration for a variety of data, including notes, videos, photos and audio.

    A-T Solutions is showcasing the new capability at the 2014 Federal Mobile Computing Summit.
  •  Highland Capital Launches Non-Traded Product Line

    Thursday, August 21, 2014 5:00:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Dallas, Texas  --  Investment management firm Highland Capital Management has announced the launch of its non-traded product line.

    Launched with business development company NexPoint Capital, the fund will be focused on healthcare opportunities.

    Targeting an initial raise of $1.5 billion in capital for primarily medium-sized businesses, the fund will be led by Brad Ross.

    Highland is expanding into non-traded products as it hopes to offer income-producing and non-correlated investment options for investors.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

  •  Stanford GSB Launches Online Entrepreneur Course

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 5:15:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Stanford, California  --  The Stanford Graduate School of Business is launching a massive open online course on September 15, 2014.

    The course is called "Scaling up Your Venture without Screwing Up", and hopes to show how to create the right conditions for sustainable growth.

    Huggy Rao and Robert Sutton will teach the course, which will be comprised of video lectures, reading assignments, a multimedia case study and team-based exercises.

    The course lasts five weeks and is available at no charge.
  •  Cirruspath Launches CRM Google Drive Integration

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 5:00:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Irvine, California  --  CRM software technology company Cirruspath has announced the launch of a new cloud collaboration application.

    Called Cirrus Files, the application enables users to manage and synchronize their files between Salesforce in Google Drive.

    The company announcement highlighted a number of features, including automatically organizing files, 100% Force.com native application for data security and set up time in as little as five minutes.

    The application is available for $5/user/month, with a 50% discount for nonprofits.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

  •  Navicure Launches Patient Payment Platform

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 5:15:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Atlanta, Georgia  --  Healthcare billing technology company Navicure has announced the launch of a new patient payment system.

    Called Navicure Payments, the software enables healthcare organizations to estimate patient amounts due at the time of service and improve their ability to collect those payments in a timely fashion.

    The company cited a study that said that 32.5% of people under 65 with private health insurance had high-deductible plans, increasing the need for healthcare organizations to effectively manage the payment process.

    20% - 30% of patient accounts are written off as bad debt, according to Navicure.
  •  Alta Trust Launches Endowment Collective Fund

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 5:00:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Appleton, Wisconsin  --  The Alta Trust Company has announced the launch of a new investment fund.

    Called the Endowment Collective Investment Fund (CIF), the fund adds alternative investments to the standard stock and bond fund with aim of improving risk-adjusted returns.

    The fund utilizes a "core-satellite portfolio construction with low-cost, cap-weighted equity and fixed income ETFs."

    It targets an allocation of 40% global equity, 20% global fixed income and 40% liquid alternative investments.

Monday, August 18, 2014

  •  Vantage Media Launches Private Ad Marketplace

    Monday, August 18, 2014 5:15:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Los Angeles, California  --  Advertising technology company Vantage Media has announced the launch of a new advertising marketing platform.

    Called Private Marketplace, the platform uses the company's existing real-time bidding advertising system to better enable publishers to monetize mobile and other online visitors.

    Vantage cited CampusExplorer.com as an early adopter of the service.

    Campus Explorer uses the system to complement its existing lead generation program, by enabling schools to buy clicks based on more specific criteria.
  •  First Data Launches Brazil Payments System

    Monday, August 18, 2014 5:00:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Sao Paulo, Brazil  --  First Data has announced the launch of a new payments system for the Brazilian market.

    Called Bin, the company aims to provide an easy to use and flexible payment solution that is focused on small and medium businesses.

    Bin is the result of an operational agreement between First Data and Bancoob, the banking arm of the largest credit union cooperative system in Brazil.

    First Data said that it has invested more than $150 million in developing the Bin solution.

Friday, August 15, 2014

  •  Vadio Launches Music Video Platform

    Friday, August 15, 2014 5:15:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Portland, Oregon  --  Vadio has launched an online distribution platform for music videos.

    The company said that its platform is the first to make music videos available through an online music streaming service.

    Vadio also launched a partnership with video and entertainment platform Vevo.

    The partnership will bring Vevo's 100,000+ music videos in real time to its viewers.
  •  Circle Squared Launches To Tout Alternatives

    Friday, August 15, 2014 5:00:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Morristown, New Jersey  --  Circle Squared Alternative Investments has launched to simplify market access to alternative investments.

    Headed by Jeff Sica, the firm's mission is to provide registered investment advisors with a platform to access a range of alternative investments and related information.

    The group also intends to create an online community for advisors.

    Sica is an industry veteran and has built his own investment advisory practice.

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