Venture Capital Newswire (Page 7)

Venture Capital Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Udemy Raises $65 Million to Become Netflix for EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... for $75 million in November 2014, which represented a 16-times return on the $4.6 million it raised in venture capital before the sale. With 160 employees and offices in San Francisco, Dublin and Ankara, Turkey, Udemy currently offers more than ...

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  2. Katapy Raises Additional Capital for Market Expansion and InnovationRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

    Founded in 2007, katapy has developed a proprietary platform that helps content creators develop their own branded TV channel in less than 5 days. Katapy currently runs multi-platform broadcast channels for over 150 organizations from media companies to brands to medical companies with a focus on helping clients create branded TV channels quickly, securely and with detailed analytics and SEO capabilities.

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  3. Brazil's Nubank Raises $30M Led By Tiger To Build Out Its Mobile-Based Credit Card BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | TechCrunch

    Brazil is one of the world's fastest growing mobile markets, with 90 million smartphones in circulation among a population of about 200 million, and today a fin-tech company that has focused on catering to that growing group of users has raised a significant round of funding. Nubank , which has developed a platinum Master Card credit service that you apply for and manage using only your mobile phone, has picked up $30 million.

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  4. Ex-Michigan AD Brandon named Toys 'R' Us CEORead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | ESPN

    Former University of Michigan athletic director David Brandon was announced as the new chief executive officer of Toys R Us on Tuesday. Brandon, who resigned from the athletic director job in October after scrutiny over changing Michigan traditions, including student seating seniority, handling of backup quarterback Shane Morris' concussion and sending terse emails to fans, will take over the position on July 1. David Brandon was Michigan's athletic director from 2010 to 2014 but was deemed by many fans as too corporate for the position.

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  5. Fitch: Avago Technologies' Ratings Unaffected by Cash Settlement of $1B Convertible NotesRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Business Wire

    A list of current ratings follows at the end of this release. Pro forma for the conversion payment, Fitch believes liquidity remains solid and does not impact the company's ability to fund a portion of the recently announced Broadcom Corp. acquisition with available cash, given Avago already received bank commitments to refinance all existing debt at both Avago and Broadcom in connection with the transaction.

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  6. Woman Who Says Boss Told Her 'Babies Need Their Mamas'...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    ... cause, reaching nearly two-thirds in recent years. Ellen Pao, interim CEO of reddit and former partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, lost her high-profile lawsuit this year against her former employer charging it of ...

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  7. The Controversy At Summer Infant Provides Hints On Its PotentialRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... - mimo, a wireless breathing baby monitor. According to CrunchBase , Rest Devices raised $1.8M from two venture capital funds. Among its founders are fresh MIT graduates Dulcie Madden and Carson Darling, who are two of the defendants in the Summer's ...

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  8. MapR SVP Anil Gadre to Keynote at Spark SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Market Wire

    MapR Technologies, Inc. , provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop , today announced that Senior Vice President of Product Management Anil Gadre will present a featured keynote on "Spark & Hadoop at Production Scale" at Spark Summit 2015 . Additionally, Chief Application Architect Ted Dunning and Director of Product Management Neeraja Rentachintala will present at the conference, which will be held in San Francisco, June 15 - 17, 2015.

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  9. Top 10 Pfizer Venture InvestmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Investopedia

    Pfizer Venture Investments, or PVI, founded in 2004 and headquartered in New York City, is the private equity venture capital arm of Pfizer Inc. . Pfizer Venture Investments makes investments of up to $10 million per company, with a total annual investment budget of $50 million.

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  10. Pelion Ventures Backs DataScienceRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Techrockies.com

    Salt Lake City-based venture capital investor Pelion Ventures is one of the investors in a startup provider of data analytics services aimed at business teams. DataScience said today that it hd raised $4.5M in a Series A funding, which came from Greycroft Partners, Pelion Ventures, Crosscut Veutres, and TenOneTen.

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  11. Nokia's HERE unit maps path to self-driving carsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | USA Today

    German luxury car brands, Uber and one of China's largest search engines are among the bidders for Nokia's digital mapping business that is a key piece of the self-driving car puzzle. Nokia, the Finnish Nokia's HERE unit maps path to self-driving cars German luxury car brands, Uber and one of China's largest search engines are among the bidders for Nokia's digital mapping business that is a key piece of the self-driving car puzzle.

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  12. Coupa Software scores $80 mlnRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | PE Hub

    JUNE 1, 2015 - - Coupa Software, the world's leading provider of cloudbased spend management solutions, today announced the closing of an $80 million investment round led by funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. and Iconiq Capital, with participation from Premji Invest. Existing investors Crosslink Capital, Battery Ventures, El Dorado Ventures and Rally Ventures also participated, and Qatalyst Partners served as the exclusive placement agent to Coupa in the transaction.

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  13. The gender discrimination case that rocked Silicon Valley isna t actually over yetRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... appeal and now has 40 days to detail her concerns about the original trial. Kleiner Perkins, a prominent venture capital firm with ties to some of Silicon Valleys biggest names, did not respond to a request for comment, but spokeswoman Christina Lee ...

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  14. The Daily Startup: HireVue Raises $45M to Expand Video Interview PlatformRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... the WSJ's Deborah Gage reports. Now the company, which helps companies visualize data, has raised its first venture capital funding -$35 million from Carrick Capital Partners . Mr. Katta called the funding "coming out of stealth" despite the fact ...

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  15. Anixter sells Fasteners unit to AIPRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | PE Hub

    Anixter International Inc. today announced that on June 1, 2015 it completed the previously announced sale of its OEM Supply - Fasteners segment to American Industrial Partners , a middle-market private equity firm focused on acquiring North American headquartered industrial businesses, for $380 million in cash, subject to customary post-closing adjustments. "We are pleased to announce the closing of this sale as we sharpen our focus on our core Enterprise Cabling & Security Solutions and Electrical and Electronic Wire & Cable segments," said Bob Eck, President and Chief Executive Officer of Anixter.

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  16. Stripes Group leads Series D round for UdemyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | PE Hub

    Today, Udemy, the leading marketplace for online courses, announced it has closed a $65 million Series D financing round led by Stripes Group, with additional support from Norwest Venture Partners and Insight Venture Partners. Stripes Group Founder and Managing Partner Ken Fox will join Udemy's Board of Directors.

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  17. VC-backed JenaValve appoints new CEORead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | PE Hub

    Munich, Germany and Irvine, California-based JenaValve Technology , a provider of transcatheter aortic valve implantation systems that treat aortic valve disease, has named Dr. Victoria E. Carr-Brendel as CEO. The appointment is effective immediately.

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  18. VC-backed PagerDuty hires engineering VPRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | PE Hub

    ... Rackspace, Etsy, Airbnb and GitHub. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by leading venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Baseline Ventures, Ignition Partners and others. Try PagerDuty for free, or ...

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  19. VC-baced Avalara acquires EZtaxRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | PE Hub

    ... of exemption certificates and other compliance related documents. A privately held company, Avalara' s venture capital investors include Sageview Capital, Battery Ventures, Warburg Pincus, Technology Crossover Ventures, Arthur Ventures, and other ...

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  20. RRE Ventures recruits Rishi as GPRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | PE Hub

    RRE Ventures, LLC , a leading venture capital firm headquartered in New York City, today announced that Raju Rishi has joined the firm as a General Partner and that Alice Lloyd George has been promoted to the role of Associate. Rishi brings to RRE's investment team over 20 years of experience as a distinguished technology entrepreneur, executive and investor specializing in mobility, SaaS, consumer & enterprise software and telecom.

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