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Tripping Announces Series A Investment Led by Recruit Holdings and Quest Venture Partners

Source: Business Balla | May 22 2014, 5:07am CDT | by PR.com

Tripping, the world’s largest metasearch site for vacation rentals, today announced a Series A round of financing led by Recruit Holdings’ RGIP Fund and Quest Venture Partners.
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33 Silicon Valley Investors Just Signaled Big Doubt About The Tech Boom They Created

Oct 24 2014 7:11am CDT | Source: Business Insider

For the first time in two years, venture capitalists who invest in tech startups have expressed declining confidence in their business. Don't panic — it's not a sign that the boom has suddenly come to an end. But it is another signal, in a series of recent signals, that thinkers within Silicon Valley are beginning to wonder how long this extraordinary growth period will last. This signal should be taken seriously: VCs are the people funding th tech boom we're in right now. ...
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Silicon Valley VC confidence drops for first time in 2 years

Oct 24 2014 6:01am CDT | Source: Triangle Business Journal

Confidence among Silicon Valley venture capital investors dropped for the first time in two years in the third quarter, according to a new survey. The report from the University of San Francisco is the latest sign of nervousness among VCs as startup valuations hit the roof and a growing number of IPOs are underperforming or being delayed. Among the VC-backed companies that have decided to delay offerings are Los Altos-based ...
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China launches test return orbiter for lunar mission
Beijing, Oct 24 (IANS) China launched an unmanned spacecraft early Friday to test technologies to be used in the Chang'e-5, a future probe that will conduct the country's first moon mission and return to the Earth. | by IANS
 
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Unesco chief condemns murder of Paraguayan journalists
Paris, Oct 24 (IANS/EFE) Unesco Director-General Irina Bokova Friday condemned the murder of Paraguayan journalist Pablo Medina Velazquez and his assistant Antonia Maribel Almada Chamorro, who were shot dead Oct 16 near Curuguaty in southeastern Paraguay. | by IANS
 
 

Prominent pools of venture capital in Western New York

Oct 24 2014 4:30am CDT | Source: Buffalo Business First

Prominent pools of venture capital in Western New York ...
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Podcast with Jack McGowan of Insyte Consulting

Oct 24 2014 4:30am CDT | Source: Buffalo Business First

Jack McGowan, a project manager at Insyte Consulting, discusses the Buffalo Angels fund, venture capital in Western New York and the strengths and weaknesses of the local startup scene. The media player can be found at the bottom of this page. To the right, click through a slideshow highlighting p ...
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Silicon Valley VC confidence drops for first time in 2 years

Oct 23 2014 3:39pm CDT | Source: San Francisco Business Times

Confidence among Silicon Valley venture capital investors dropped for the first time in two year in the third quarter, according to a new survey. The report from the University of San Francisco is the latest sign of nervousness among VCs as startup valuations hit the roof and a growing number of IPOs are underperforming or being delayed. Among the VC-backed companies that have decided to delay offerings are Los Altos-based Box and Sunnyvale-base ...
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Can MOOCs win back momentum? Coursera hires first CMO as online education hype wanes

Oct 23 2014 3:34pm CDT | Source: San Francisco Business Times

Mountain View education technology startup Coursera has hired Kurt Apnel, a veteran of the Walt Disney Company and eBay Inc., to serve as its first chief marketing officer. The move comes as the Stanford University-bred company with $85 million in venture capital backing looks to reposition in a rapidly evolving online education field. Coursera and competitors like Udacity first rose to prominence ...
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Can MOOCs win back momentum? Coursera hires first CMO as online education hype wanes

Oct 23 2014 2:31pm CDT | Source: San Jose Business Journal

Mountain View education technology startup Coursera has hired Kurt Apnel, a veteran of the Walt Disney Company and eBay Inc., to serve as its first chief marketing officer. The move comes as the Stanford University-bred company with $85 million in venture capital backing looks to reposition in a rapidly evolving online education field. Coursera and competitors like Udacity first rose to prominence (and raised tens of millions of ...
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Silicon Valley VC confidence sees 1st drop in 2 years

Oct 23 2014 2:02pm CDT | Source: MarketWatch

After a two year run-up, venture-capitalist confidence in Silicon Valley startups has slipped, according to a quarterly surve ...
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