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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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Here's A Brutal Quote About Twitter CEO Dick Costolo From A VC Who Owns Shares In Twitter (TWTR)

Aug 31 2014 11:16am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Sarah Frier and Brad Stone at Bloomberg Businessweek have a short story about Twitter's new head of product, Daniel Graf. In their story, there's a pretty brutal quote about CEO Dick Costolo from Brian O'Malley, a partner at venture capital firm Accel Partners, which owns Twitter shares.  Frier and Stone say that Graf's biggest challenge may be working with CEO Dick Costolo. They note that Twitter has ...
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Albuquerque company named top startup by Robert Bosch Venture Capital

Aug 29 2014 3:50pm CDT | Source: New Mexico Business Weekly

Albuquerque’s TriLumina has been named the top startup of 2014 by Robert Bosch Venture Capital, one of the world’s largest funds. Annually, RBVC holds the Bosch Venture Forum where startups from across the globe are invited to Stuttgart, Germany to present their companies. RBVC is affiliated with Bosch GMBH, which makers power tools, appliances and is one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers. Robert Bosch Venture Capital selects 144 companies ...
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Winners & Losers: Canada Post turns a profit, Uber provokes road rage

Aug 29 2014 3:18pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

▲ Canada Post Pleased Mr. Postman The crown corporation reported its first profitable quarter since 2010 this week, eking out a gain of $42 million on $2 billion in revenue. Is it that the grandmas of the world suddenly went on a card-mailing spree? Has Hallmark finally invented a holiday between Father’s Day and Thanksgiving? No, the gain was due mostly to the fact Canada Post hiked the price of stamps to 85 cents, and several provincial elections meant a bumper crop of candidate pa ...
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Why Air Liquide sold its Plug Power shares

Aug 29 2014 12:17pm CDT | Source: The Business Review - Albany

Air Liquide reduced its stake in Latham, New York fuel cell manufacturer Plug Power to free-up money for future investments in innovative technologies. The french oil and gas supplier sold nearly 5.5 million of its Plug Power shares this week through ALIAD, its venture capital investment subsidiary. More on that here: ALIAD's role is to take minority stakes in innovative technology start-ups to promote access to developing innovations. Air Liquide has been involved i ...
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40+ Start-Up Jargon Words You Need To Know To Raise Money

Aug 29 2014 9:15am CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

If your company is seeking venture capital (VC) investment, it is important that you not only have all the elements of a great pitch, but that the language you use is the same as that of the your potential investors. Of course, you will need to d ...
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The Crazy 72-Hour Dash To A New Venture Round

Aug 29 2014 8:15am CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

Emboldened by the success of our unconventional reverse auction-style approach to raising our third round of venture capital for Coupa Software, there was no question we would follow the same process for our next round, only faster, in four weeks instead of five. As it turned out, we raised ...
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Agtech company BioConsortia opens headquarters, lab in Davis

Aug 28 2014 4:20pm CDT | Source: Sacramento Business Journal

BioConsortia Inc., the agricultural biotechnology company that raised $15 million in venture capital earlier this year, has opened its headquarters office and laboratory space in Davis. In March, the company launched in temporary offices in Davis to take advantage of the cluster of agricultural technology companies in the region and proximity to the University of California Davis. BioConsortia CEO Marcus Meadows-Smith is a former CEO of AgraQuest, the Davis company that wa ...
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Venture capital leaders gather in NM to discuss state of VC

Aug 28 2014 3:49pm CDT | Source: New Mexico Business Weekly

The Coronado Ventures Forum on Thursday brought in eight venture capital funds from around the Southwest to discuss the state of VC in the area. The result? A mixed bag. The group praised New Mexico for having an idea-rich economy and for its recent push by the state to invest in more companies. But the group also hammered the state for not having enough executive horsepower and for being far from the centers of technology development. The ideas the eight had to build up New Mexico’s econ ...
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