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  1. Percolata Emerges From Stealth With $5M for New Sensors for Retail StoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Wall Street Journal

    A startup emerging from stealth with the new name of Percolata Inc. has raised a $5 million seed round from investors including Google Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz for its system of in-store sensors and analytics that is designed to help retailers better staff their stores, Venture Capital Dispatch has learned. Founded in 2012 and based in Palo Alto, Calif., the startup has a few pieces to its technology.

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  2. Percolata Emerges From Stealth With $5M for New Sensors for Retail StoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Wall Street Journal

    A startup emerging from stealth with the new name of Percolata Inc. has raised a $5 million seed round from investors including Google Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz for its system of in-store sensors and analytics that is designed to help retailers better staff their stores, Venture Capital Dispatch has learned. Founded in 2012 and based in Palo Alto, Calif., the startup has a few pieces to its technology.

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  3. Kleiner Perkins Veteran Has the Reins at Seed Firm Cowboy VenturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Wall Street Journal

    Cowboy Ventures has something that most seed firms don't: An investor at the helm with a 15-year record at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers , one of the most successful venture firms in Silicon Valley, and the extensive network that comes along with that. "This is not really the case with other with other seed funds," said Aileen Lee, who launched the two-person firm with Noah Lichtenstein, a serial entrepreneur with years of experience in Silicon Valley.

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  4. Kleiner Perkins Veteran Has the Reins at Seed Firm Cowboy VenturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Wall Street Journal

    Cowboy Ventures has something that most seed firms don't: An investor at the helm with a 15-year record at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers , one of the most successful venture firms in Silicon Valley, and the extensive network that comes along with that. "This is not really the case with other with other seed funds," said Aileen Lee, who launched the two-person firm with Noah Lichtenstein, a serial entrepreneur with years of experience in Silicon Valley.

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  5. Kleiner Perkins Veteran Has the Reins at Seed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Cowboy Ventures has something that most seed firms don't: An investor at the helm with a 15-year record at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers , one of the most successful venture firms in Silicon Valley, and the extensive network that comes along with that. "This is not really the case with other with other seed funds," said Aileen Lee, who launched the two-person firm with Noah Lichtenstien, a serial entrepreneur with years of experience in Silicon Valley.

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  6. Startup Kahuna Lures a Top Salesforce.com EngineerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Kahuna Inc ., a startup in Palo Alto, Calif. that applies machine learning to mobile marketing data, has lured a vice president of engineering from Salesforce.com Inc. Fayyaz Younas-who headed development and operations for Wave, the new analytics cloud that Salesforce launched in October-joined Kahuna this month as that company's first vice president of engineering.

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  7. Israeli Accelerator UpWest Helps Startups Move to Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    UpWest Labs , which invests in early-stage Israeli startups and brings them immediately to Silicon Valley, is targeting $15 million for a second fund, according to a regulatory filing. The firm also announced investments in seven new startups, its eighth class since it was launched in 2012.

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  8. Israeli Accelerator UpWest Helps Startups Move to Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    UpWest Labs , which invests in early-stage Israeli startups and brings them immediately to Silicon Valley, is targeting $15 million for a second fund, according to a regulatory filing. The firm also announced investments in seven new startups, its eighth class since it was launched in 2012.

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  9. Home Decor Site Houzz Raises $165 Million for E-Commerce PushRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Houzz has confirmed it received $165 million in new funding as the home dA cor site prepares for a major push into e-commerce. Sequoia Capital led the round of financing, which closed earlier this year and also brought in new investors DST Global and T. Rowe Price , Chief Executive Adi Tatarko said in an interview.

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  10. Home Decor Site Houzz Raises $165 Million for E-Commerce PushRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Houzz has confirmed it received $165 million in new funding as the home dA cor site prepares for a major push into e-commerce. Sequoia Capital led the round of financing, which closed earlier this year and also brought in new investors DST Global and T. Rowe Price , Chief Executive Adi Tatarko said in an interview.

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  11. AWhere Raises $7 Million to Help Farmers Cope With Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    A worker collects palm oil fruit inside a palm oil factory in Salak Tinggi, outside Kuala Lumpur August 4, 2014. Big-data analytics firm aWhere Inc. has raised $7 million in new Series A funding to help farmers cope with erratic weather and climate change.

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  12. AWhere Raises $7 Million to Help Farmers Cope With Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    A worker collects palm oil fruit inside a palm oil factory in Salak Tinggi, outside Kuala Lumpur August 4, 2014. Big-data analytics firm aWhere Inc. has raised $7 million in new Series A funding to help farmers cope with erratic weather and climate change.

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  13. London's DN Capital Closes $200 Million FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    London-based venture firm DN Capital said it has closed a $200 million fund, one of a string of European investment groups that have reached their targets this year.

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  14. The Daily Startup: Jaunt Raises $27.8 Million For Virtual Reality TechRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company has raised $27.8 million from Highland Capital , Google Ventures and existing investors to hire engineers and accelerate adoption of its virtual reality technology in the film, real estate, travel and education industries.

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  15. The Daily Startup: Jaunt Raises $27.8 Million For Virtual Reality TechRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company has raised $27.8 million from Highland Capital , Google Ventures and existing investors to hire engineers and accelerate adoption of its virtual reality technology in the film, real estate, travel and education industries.

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  16. Felicis Ventures Stocks Up With $96 Million FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Felicis Ventures, an early backer of fitness-tracking device maker Fitbit and "Angry Birds" game developer Rovio, said it raised an additional $96 million to invest in tech startups.

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  17. Database Vendor MongoDB Names Dev Ittycheria as Chief ExecutiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Fast-growing database vendor MongoDB Inc. , a member of The Wall Street Journals $1 billion startup club , has replaced its chief executive, naming Dev Ittycheria as president and CEO starting Sept.

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  18. The Daily Startup: FDA Rules Force Strategy Change for Biotech StartupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Consumer-tech companies face plenty of challenges in getting off the ground, but regulatory pressure usually isn't one of them-if an app can quickly find a market, it's all systems go.

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  19. NTT's R&D Arm Collaborating With Silicon Valley StartupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    About 15 months ago, NTT Group, the Japanese telecommunications giant, set up a subsidiary in Silicon Valley to do research and development that would take advantage of the area's fast-moving technology.

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  20. The Daily Startup: New Fund Looks to Boost U.S. Clean-Tech Firms in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    GSR Ventures has joined with Oak Investment Partners to create a new, independent fund , G-O Scale Capital , that will invest in clean-technology companies-especially ones that can scale in China, Yuliya Chernova reports in VentureWire.

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