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3 hrs ago | Indianapolis Business News
Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. has joined two other companies to contribute $40 million to an early-stage life sciences venture capital initiative in New York City.
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The latest round of funding further validates the need for a solution that helps business analysts, data scientists and IT programmers transform today's overwhelming variety of data into actionable form.
Accel Partners is on a winning streak this fall, with its partners' hands in the pot for multiple major exits including Braintree, SuperCell and MoPub.
Rhode Island School of Design President John Maeda announced Wednesday that he will leave the Providence-based art and design school at the end of the year to take a job with a venture capital Firm in California.
For all their court-mandated blogging and self-promotion , venture capitalists keep the details of their decision-making to themselves.
PaxVax Inc, which develops and commercializes innovative vaccines against infectious diseases in a socially responsible manner, today announced that it has completed a Series B financing round totaling $22 million.
London-based early-stage venture capital firm Hoxton Ventures officially revealed itself on Wednesday, despite having already made some quiet investments into startups Campanja and Tizaro .
Mayfield Fund has invested $6 million in 3D Robotics Inc. , the company co-founded by former Wired magazine editor Chris Anderson to make unmanned aerial vehicles , or drones.
New York has built gleaming new research facilities and lured at least one large drug company, but the city still trails places such as Boston and San Francisco in fostering small companies that experiment with cutting-edge medical treatments.
Emily White, the Facebook executive in charge of bringing advertising to its Instagram photo-sharing unit, is leaving to become COO of Snapchat.
It invests in biotechnology, medical technology, specialty pharma and related companies that provide medical products and services to the healthcare industry.
Following in the footsteps of the country's hi-tech sector, Israel's burgeoning agricultural technology industry has the potential to become a global force to be reckoned with, agreed experts at a conference on Tuesday.
DataSift , a social data platform that provides brands and enterprises with access to content from the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and dozens of other social networks, is today announcing a $42 million, Series C round of funding.
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DataSift, the platform that powers the social economy, announced today it has secured $42 million in Series C financing led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors Scale Venture Partners, Upfront Ventures, IA Ventures, Northgate Capital, Daher Capital and Cendana Capital.
Following on the heels of Apple buying Topsy, fellow Twitter-specialist DataSift has announced a $42 million round of venture capital financing.