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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

  •  Privcap Lands Expansion Venture Capital

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014 5:45:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       New York, New York  --  Financial media company Privcap has secured $1.3 million in additional venture capital funding.

    Privcap produces a variety of content for participants in global private capital markets, including videos, podcasts and articles.

    Investors in the round included existing investor Noson Lawen Partners and other undisclosed investors.

    The company said it would use the funding to expand its editorial and sales team and develop a series of industry events.
  •  Buck Mason Bags Seed Venture Capital

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014 5:30:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Venice, California  --  Consumer apparel company Buck Mason has secured $300,000 in seed stage venture capital funding.

    Buck Mason aims to create an American-made apparel brand.

    Investors in the financing included Innovation Global, Finn Capital Partners and Simplepitch Ventures.

    The company said it would use the investment to focus on continued product development and expanding its collection of consumer apparel.

Monday, September 29, 2014

  •  MassRoots Inhales Venture Financing

    Monday, September 29, 2014 5:45:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Virginia Beach, Virginia  --  Internet technology company MassRoots has received $100,000 in venture capital funding, according to an SEC filing.

    MassRoots is developing a social network for the medical cannabis community.

    Investors in the financing were not disclosed, nor was how the company intends to use the proceeds.

    MassRoots is still seeking $900,000 in additional financing, in minimum investment increments of $1,000, according to the filing.
  •  Apse Adds Venture Capital Equity Funding

    Monday, September 29, 2014 5:30:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       St. Louis, Missouri  --  Biotechnology company Apse has raised $1.3 million in venture capital equity investment, according to an SEC regulatory filing.

    Apse is developing a portfolio of novel RNA-based nanomaterials, that promises to reduce the current cost of RNA production by 100 to 1000 fold.

    Investors in the financing were not disclosed, nor was how the company intends to use the funding proceeds.

    Apse is still seeking $596,000 in additional financing, according to the filing.

Friday, September 26, 2014

  •  Magnitude Software Receives $100 Million Growth Funds

    Friday, September 26, 2014 5:45:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Austin, Texas  --  Magnitude Software has secured $100 million in growth stage investment.

    Magnitude provides what it calls Enterprise Information Management software, "from business intelligence and data warehousing to master data management, reporting and analytics."

    The Audax Group led the round, which included other undisclosed investors.

    Magnitude said it would use the funding to continue product innovation, organic growth efforts and potentially make strategic acquisitions.
  •  Bionym Sees Series A Venture Capital

    Friday, September 26, 2014 5:30:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Toronto, Canada  --  Security technology company Bionym has landed $14 million in its first round of venture capital investment.

    Bionym has created an electronic wristband that provides biometric recognition to the user.

    Ignition Partners and Relay Ventures led the round, which included other strategic investors.

    The company plans to release its Nymi Band electronic wristband later in 2014.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

  •  Venture Capital Time for Gametime

    Thursday, September 25, 2014 5:45:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       San Francisco, California  --  Mobile technology company Gametime has received $4 million in venture capital financing.

    Gametime aims to provide the best mobile ticket purchase experience for sports fans.

    Accel Partners along with other individual and undisclosed investors made the investment.

    The company said it would use the funds to continue development of its service and hire new people.
  •  Branch Metrics Banks $3 Million New Venture Capital

    Thursday, September 25, 2014 5:30:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Palo Alto, California  --  Mobile technology company Branch Metrics has secured $3 million in venture capital investment.

    Branch has created a platform that "powers the links that point back to your apps for shares, invites, referrals and more", in order to drive higher conversions and deeper engagement.

    Investors included New Enterprise Associates and individual investors.

    The company did not divulge how it would use the funding proceeds.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

  •  HoneyBook Attracts Series A Venture Capital

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 5:45:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       San Francisco, California  --  Internet technology company HoneyBook has secured $10 million in its first round of institutional venture capital funding.

    HoneyBook is developing what it calls a "modern, delightful event planning service for vendors and their clients."

    Aleph Venture Capital led the round, which included numerous individual and other investors.

    Proceeds purposes from the financing were not disclosed.
  •  BillGuard Bags Venture Capital Funding

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 5:30:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       New York, New York  --  Financial services technology company BillGuard has received $2.7 million in venture capital investment, according to an SEC regulatory filings.

    BillGuard provides a service for users to track their spending and protect their credit cards from fraud and errors.

    Investors in the financing were not disclosed, nor was how the company intends to use the funding proceeds.

    The OurCrowd crowdfunding platform provided $1.7 million of the total amount.

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Technology News

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

  •  Intershop Updates Its Flagship Solution

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014 5:15:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       San Francisco, California  --  E-Commerce technology company Intershop has announced the latest version of its commerce platform.

    Intershop 7.5 has redesigned and modernized its user interface and dashboard system.

    The application also simplifies integration issues with existing enterprise software ecosystems by providing pre-built connectors and pre-defined interfaces.

    In addition, the system provides a Customer Segmentation Service API provides direct access to customer segments in CRM systems as well as tools for targeting and personalization.
  •  AOL Launches Attribution Data Advertising Platform

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014 5:00:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       New York, New York  --  AOL has announced the launch of a new attribution-enabled data management platform.

    Built as part of its ONE platform initiative, the new advertising solution enables advertisers to have a more holistic view of all of the touch points that a particular visitor passes through to become a customer.

    "The service connects audience data to the purchase path and media exposures to allow brands to measure true return on marketing spend."

    The company says that the new capability promises to provide advertisers with a simpler way to understand how people interact with their advertising.

Monday, September 29, 2014

  •  NeXovation Launches Broadcast Out-of-Home Network

    Monday, September 29, 2014 5:15:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Nashville, Tennessee  --  Digital media technology company NeXovation has announced the launch of its first broadcast out-of-home network.

    Now available along the Atlantic City Boardwalk, the network initially consists of 10 locations each with two opposite facing 80" X 40" display screens, charging stations and public access Wi-Fi.

    The promotional platform will enable the city to provide information about concerts, shopping, entertainment and events to the estimated 30 million annual visitors along the route.

    The company said that it will expand its network along the boardwalk to include 110 total locations covering more than 3 miles.
  •  3D Print Pulse Launches As 3D Resource

    Monday, September 29, 2014 5:00:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Los Angeles, California  --  The 3D Printing Association and Aggregage have announced the launch of a new 3D printing technology resource.

    Called 3D Print Pulse, the site will aggregate content from industry thought leaders and provide an auto-curation platform to deliver relevant content for readers Based on the social media activity of the audience.

    Aggregage is a technology-based B2B publisher and developed the site.

    The resource aims to be the leading site for 3D printing professionals to stay informed and keep up-to-date on the latest industry issues.

Friday, September 26, 2014

  •  Spruce Launches for Remote Patient Treatment

    Friday, September 26, 2014 5:15:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       San Francisco, California  --  Mobile healthcare service technology company Spruce has announced the launch of its new service.

    Spruce enables people to use their smartphones to receive a medical condition treatment plan for only $40, within 24 hours.

    The company is starting its service for the treatment of acne skin conditions.

    Spruce says that its service is available for patients 18 years and older in the states of California, Florida, New York and Pennsylvania.
  •  ViON Launches Tier 1 Cloud Platform

    Friday, September 26, 2014 5:00:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Herndon, Virginia  --  IT infrastructure solution company ViON Corporation has announced the launch of its enterprise class cloud platform.

    The ViON Agile Cloud Platform is a Tier 1 private cloud solution that can be purchased outright for on-premise use or delivered by ViON as a service.

    The company says that its platform is highly differentiated, and is able to achieve 20% higher density of virtual machines, which lowers total cost of ownership and usage fees.

    ViON also says that its billing structure only charges for actual consumption of resources not for allocation or provisioning.

    The company says that its implementations are turn-key and take only weeks to complete, rather than more typically months or years.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

  •  SMARTe Launches Bespoke Contacts Platform

    Thursday, September 25, 2014 5:15:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       San Jose, California  --  Sales and marketing intelligence company SMARTe has announced the launch of a new cloud-based system for global company and contact data information.

    Called Bespoke Contacts, the service aims to enable customers to build contact data lists, append information and refresh them through an easy to use online service.

    Features include easy project management, requirements submission, team collaboration and transactional activity automation including Accounts Payable.

    SMARTe says that it has "served over 75+ unique industries in sourced data from 190+ countries."
  •  SCRA Technology Announces SC Launch Companiess

    Thursday, September 25, 2014 5:00:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Columbia, South Carolina  --  SCRA Technology Ventures announced the acceptance of five companies into its SC Launch Program.

    The five companies accepted were College Select, Med-Ally, NanoScreen, Leukogene Therapeutics and PPI Pharmaceuticals.

    The companies will receive mentoring and support services as well as eligibility to receive matching funding or potentially larger investment.

    SCRA Technology says it has deployed more than $82 million in funding for entrepreneurs to support over 290 high-tech companies since 2006.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

  •  Maestro Healthcare Acquires Private Exchange

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 5:15:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Highland Park, Illinois  --  Maestro Healthcare Technology has announced that it has acquired a leading private healthcare exchange platform.

    Called Workable Solutions, the acquired platform was founded in 1997 to provide enrollment and billing solutions for healthcare alliances across the US.

    Maestro Healthcare acquired the capability to integrate with its administration, medical management and consumer payment solutions to provide an integrated private exchange for employers and consumers.

    Alegeus Technologies was the selling party, and the acquisition price was not disclosed.
  •  Immersion Launches Haptic Video Technology

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 5:00:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       San Jose, California  --  Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ: IMMR) has announced the launch of a new haptic solution for video and advertising content.

    Called TouchSense Engage, the software enhances mobile video with tactile effects creating a multisensory, immersive entertainment experience.

    The technology enables video content creators and advertisers to add touch sensation to their content.

    Examples of tactile effects include a gentle rumbling of a car motor to the powerful solution of a helicopter propeller.

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