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  1. 5 Reasons Why Hiring Is the Single Most Important Skill for...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    The longer I'm involved with Codeship, the company I co-founded, and the more entrepreneurs I mentor, the more I'm convinced that people and a great team are the lifeblood of a fast-growing startup. I would even go so far as to say that people are the foundation of every organization, big or small, high-tech startup or huge corporate juggernaut.

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  2. GitHub is undergoing a full-blown overhaul as execs and...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SFGate

    We've been hearing about a lot of drama going on at $2 billion startup GitHub, the hugely important and popular site used by millions of computer programmers where ten or more executives have departed in recent months. Co-founder CEO Chris Wanstrath, with support from the board, is radically changing the company's culture: out with flat org structure based purely on meritocracy, in with supervisors and middle managers.

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  3. Twitter shareholders hoping for white knight?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Strange as it may sound to anyone who does not follow the US markets, but investors in Twitter are desperately seeking a lifeline. For a company that is rarely out of the headlines, mainly thanks to celebrities who are unable to think before they tweet, Twitter has been a pretty shocking investment.

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  4. Why You Should Have Got Out Of The IC Industry 7 Years AgoRead the original story

    Friday | Electronics Weekly

    Seven years ago, Dwight Decker, at that time Chairman of both Conexant and the GSA, presented ten reasons why the chip industry was a bad industry to be in: "Growth has dramatically slowed", said Decker, "up to the mid-1990s it was 20% a year; now it's in single digits." "Software is now a huge part of production cost.

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  5. Codiak Is Launched To Exploit The ExosomeRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2015 | Chemical and Engineering News

    Looking to exploit a natural cellular communication highway, a new company, Codiak BioSciences, has launched with $80 million in venture capital funding to develop exosome-based drugs and diagnostics. One of the larger therapeutic company launches this year, Codiak is backed by Arch Venture Partners, Flagship Ventures, and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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  6. Of All Luxury Homes for Sale in Asheville NC, One Stands Alone in Best Value CategoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2012 | 24-7 Press Release

    The Sterling Group, an Asheville, NC real estate firm specializing in high-end homes, announced today a gigantic price reduction of $250,000 on one of the largest Asheville homes currently on the real estate market. ASHEVILLE, NC, November 21, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Sterling Group, an Asheville, NC real estate firm specializing in high-end homes, announced today a gigantic price reduction of $250,000 on one of the largest Asheville homes currently on the real estate market.

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  7. Women Made Incremental Progress in Tech the Past Few YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... encouraging, this is still much progress to be made. In the world of tech investing, only 7 percent of U.S. venture capital firms invest in businesses with female CEOs. A little more than 19 percent of female founders receive seed and angel ...

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  8. [session] Integrating the Continuous Delivery Toolchain By @Mikojava | @DevOpsSummit #DevOpsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Java Developer's Journal

    ... in capital for silicon valley and overseas startups. He has worked extensively with investment bankers, venture capital firms and startups in an advisory capacity. Matsumura holds an MBA from San Francisco State University and an MS in neuroscience ...

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  9. Fed Should Admit It Screwed UpRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    Man, I am tired of 2016 already. However, let's remember the words spoken by Hyman Roth that Doug E. "Professor" Kass is fond of quoting from "The Godfather, Part 2." In their haste to raise rates and thus try and save a fast-fading reputation, they went ahead and raised rates in December.

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  10. Building Green with EcorithmRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... said. As the company grows, Marascuillo and MeziA hope to expand their sales team with Series A funding - venture capital investments - to become more proactive with their customers. Marascuillo said eventually she would like to develop ...

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  11. Why Did Symantec Take a $500 Million Investment?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NewsFactor

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  12. Messaging app Wiper launches movie subscription serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Wiper announced Friday, February 5 that it has raised another $2 million, bringing its total seed round to $4.5 million as the messaging app expands into entertainment. The company has also launched a $4.99 monthly streaming service for independent films, along with an Apple TV app, VentureBeat reports.

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  13. EXCLUSIVE: Barr and Gibson sell The BIG Partnership to MBO teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Sunday Herald

    SCOTTISH public relations industry veterans Alex Barr and Neil Gibson are selling The BIG Partnership to six fellow board members in an A 11 million deal that values their stakes at more than A 4m each. Mr Barr, revealing a management buy-out deal that has long been kept under wraps, said it had been agreed back in 2014, with discussions having begun the previous year.

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  14. Baina Agro-Forest Company: "MAS Project Management, LLC" Sets To...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | 24-7 Press Release

    Baina Agro-Forest Company: "MAS Project Management, LLC" Sets To Raise $500,000.00 US Dollar through Crowdfunding Platform www.Equitynet.com To provide for the Logging and Timber project under the purview of The Government's Export Driven Economy Policy for people empowerment, poverty alleviation and income generation. PORT MORESBY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, January 31, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The US-PNG Agro-Forest Company "MAS PROJECT MANAGEMENT, LLC" announced today that it is launching a seed round funding campaign using the crowdfunding platform www.equitynet.com effective January 28, 2015.

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  15. Bea Book Expo America Anounces Startup Challenge 2015Read the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Hollywood2020

    Norwalk, CT, April 22, 2015: Publishing technology startups will be making their pitches to leaders in Venture Capital, Technology, and Publishing organizations at this year's BookExpo America conference. Once again, starting on Wednesday, May 27th, there will be a Startup Alley at BEA, sponsored by Sourcebooks and Ingram, bringing together the best of Silicon Alley and the book publishing industry.

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  16. The WilliesWHY is All the News So Slow?Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | American Reporter

    The Hermosillo, Mexico, nursery fire that killed 42 toddlers was front and center on CNN today - four days after it happened. A glance at the crawl line before 9AM showed that story after story was four or five days out of date.

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  17. Amperity gets funding boost from ex-QB Joe MontanaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    The company announced Friday it had raised a $9 million funding round, led by Madrona Venture Group. A handful of well-known angels also participated in the round, and so did Liquid 2 Ventures, a firm run by the former heralded San Francisco 49ers quarterback and two business partners.

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  18. The SENS Rejuvenation Biotechnology CompaniesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Fight Aging!

    Do you want to live a longer life in good health? Simple practices can make some difference, such as exercise or calorie restriction. But over the long haul all that really matters is medical biotechnology: progress towards repair and reversal of the known root causes of aging.

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  19. Campaign 2012ADVICE for ObamaRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Put yourself, as best you can, in President Obama's shoes for a moment. You've just lost a critical debate and seen that loss create a declining trend in your likelihood of being re-elected to the presidency.

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  20. Indiegogo lays off some employees in restructuringRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | VentureBeat

    The news comes shortly after Indiegogo announced that cofounder Slava Rubin was stepping aside as chief executive and passing on the role to Dave Mandelbrot, who had previously been the company's chief operating officer. "A few weeks ago we restructured teams to focus on areas of investment for 2016, including our marketplace business, enterprise crowdfunding, China, and other areas focused on empowering entrepreneurs," Rubin told VentureBeat in an email.

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