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AMMAN, Jordan : Cisco announced a $6 million investment in the Badia Impact Fund to support early-stage online and mobile innovation, health care technologies and services, e-commerce, consumer Internet and digital media services in Jordan.
Seeking Treatment for Seizures . SAGE Therapeutics has raised $38 million in Series C financing , bringing its total backing to $90.5 million, as it initiates a clinical study of a drug for a life-threatening seizure condition with no approved therapy.
Today, a company with no profits and just $13 million in 2013 revenue is going to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange with a valuation in excess of $3 billion.
With rumors swirling of an ownership change at debt-laden Guitar Center, all eyes will be on whether the Westlake Village-based company reversed its sagging online sales over the critical holiday season.
The funding, the company announced Friday, came from initial Secret investors Garry Tan and Alexis Ohanian of Initialized Capital, as well as entreprenactor Ashton Kutcher, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Fuel Capital, among others.
Trinseo SA, a plastics maker backed by Bain Capital, filed again with U.S. regulators to raise up to $200 million in an initial public offering of common stock.
If you work for a Canadian startup, you almost certainly know OMERS Ventures. Though relatively new to the scene, OMERS has been making some big bets on Canada's limping tech sector.
Everything in San Francisco drips with tech money, not least of which the coffee.
According to financial services firm Ernst&Young , global venture capital investment in 2013 increased 2 percent compared to 2012, to $48.5 billion.
The one-time lawyer and entrepreneur has been investing with his partner Rami Rostami since 2008, but the pair decided to formalize their relationship with Tylt Lab , the venture capital arm of Rostami's wireless accessory brand Tylt.
Justin Caldbeck of Lightspeed Venture Partners is reportedly teaming up with former General Catalyst VC Jonatahn Teo to raise money for a new fund.
Benchmark Capital is in ascendance, thanks to investments in Uber, Snapchat, Twitter, and Instagram.
Banjo , a highly visual app and website that allows users to experience breaking news and live events in real time through the eyes of the people who are there, announced today it has completed a $16 million Series B round of financing.
Google Capital valued Renaissance Learning at $1 billion when it put $40 million into the educational assessment company in mid-February.
SAGE Therapeutics , a biopharmaceutical company developing novel medicines to treat specialty, critical and orphan central nervous system disorders, today announced the successful completion of a $38 million Series C financing.
Bell Biosystems , a San Francisco life sciences startup, is enjoying its latest wave of success as it announced it raised a round of funding and gained acceptance to the Janssen Labs @QB3 incubator in Mission Bay.