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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

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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Solomon Global Holdings acquires Dublin’s Shuchter Group

Jul 30 2014 1:56pm CDT | Source: Business First of Columbus

Solomon Global Holdings Inc. has acquired the Shuchter Group and brought on board the Dublin consulting firm’s founder and top executive, Michael Shuchter. Shuchter will serve as chief strategy officer for the Columbus-based venture capital and management consulting firm which two years ago migrated from the KeyBank Building to Chase Bank tower at 100 E. Broad St. downtown to make room for growth. Terms of the deal with the Shuchter Group were not disclosed. S ...
Full article at: Business First of Columbus


How I Raised Venture Capital For Retention Science

Jul 30 2014 1:39pm CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

It’s no secret that entrepreneurs need funding to launch or grow their nascent companies, and some will seek the support of venture capitalists (VCs) to fulfill their ambitions. For many entrepreneurs, myself included, pitching to potential investors is far from an enjoyable task; at times, it can even appe ...
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OPEC daily basket price closes tad higher
Vienna, July 30 (IANS) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) stood at $105.44 a barrel Tuesday, against $105.22 last Thursday, according to the OPEC Secretariat. | by IANS
Moscow calls US sanctions 'illegitimate'
Moscow, July 30 (IANS) The economic sanctions imposed by the United States are a revenge on Russia, the country's foreign ministry said Wednesday. | by IANS
EU boosts funding to fight Ebola epidemic
Brussels, July 30 (IANS) The European Union Wednesday allocated an additional 2 million euros ($2.68 million) in aid to tackle the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. | by IANS

Pizzuti’s Offices at the Joseph lands 2 more tenants

Jul 30 2014 1:36pm CDT | Source: Business First of Columbus

Pizzuti Cos. now has two-thirds of its Offices at the Joseph project in the Short North occupied with the signing of two more tenants. The high-profile Drive Capital LLC venture capital fund has committed to the entire 11,000-square-foot sixth floor in the Class A mid-rise set for completion this fall at 629 N. High St. QICParc Inc., the parent of Ohio State University parking operator CampusParc, ...
Full article at: Business First of Columbus


Chart of the day: Here’s how CincyTech’s investments impact Cincinnati

Jul 30 2014 1:31pm CDT | Source: Cincinnati Business Courier

CincyTech has been around in its current incarnation since Bob Coy took the helm in 2006 and molded the organization into the public-private investment firm it is today. Around that time there was a real lack of capital for companies, startups and small businesses in the early stages before angel investors and venture capitalists would pay them any attention. In 2006, CincyTech competed for – and ultimately won by raising a $7. ...
Full article at: Cincinnati Business Courier


Investment firm may have needed seed money for entrepreneurs

Jul 30 2014 1:29pm CDT | Source: Buffalo Business First

A Syracuse-based group believes it can fill an important missing piece in the emerging entrepreneurial environments across Upstate New York, including in Buffalo. The leaders of Armory Square Ventures plan to identify tech-based companies that have moved beyond seed fundraising and provide them with capital to reach the next level. “We have tons of seed money,” Mitchell Patterson, vice president, said of venture capital in Upstate New York. Startup companies “raise ...
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Another Gener8tor grad closes $1M-plus fundraising round

Jul 30 2014 12:52pm CDT | Source: Business Journal of Milwaukee

Gener8tor alumni and Madison startup said Wednesday it has closed a $1.25 million Series A financing round. The hyperlocal online rental marketplace's main backing came from Madison-based American Family Ventures, with additional support from Chicago's Lakewest Venture Partners and 4490 Ventures, a Madison-based information technology venture capital fund that launched earlier this year. According to a press relea ...
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DealBook: Snapchat Said to Have Had Talks With Alibaba on Potential Investment

Jul 30 2014 12:12pm CDT | Source: NewYorkTimes-Business Day

The potential deal with Alibaba, which has stepped up its venture capital investments as it prepares for its I.P.O., would represent a big bet on the future of ...
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St. Louis startup investing down during first half of 2014

Jul 30 2014 11:49am CDT | Source: St. Louis Business Journal

St. Louis startups raised just $19.1 million in venture capital during the first half of 2014. That’s down from what officials had expected, given the jump in startup funding last year. The numbers came from the St. Louis Regional Chamber, which found that the funding in the first half of this year came from a total of 25 deals, mostly in the tech sector. Here’s a breakdown of investments: Tech: $14.27 million invested via 18 deals. Biotech: $1.75 million invested via f ...
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