1. Articles in category: Venture Activities

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    1. Kookie Krazy tries to put marketing in the mix

      Kookie Krazy tries to put marketing in the mix
      The cookie shop, where customers can create their own cookies, has been hurt by its location, the recession and a shortage of money to promote the business. At Kookie Krazy Inc. in Thousand Oaks, where customers make their own oversized cookies, co-owner Mark Boos Benhard aims to re-create the magic of the original "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" movie that captivated him as a child.
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      Mentions: Court of Appeals
    2. Why China Isn’t “The Next Silicon Valley”

      Why China Isn’t “The Next Silicon Valley”
      Since I got home from China last week, I've found myself in a lot of conversations where phrases like "the next Silicon Valley" or "just like Silicon Valley used to be" keep coming up. But while China is swimming in capital and littered with start-ups, I'm going to argue it's not the next Silicon Valley. In fact, it's something far different than I've ever seen before. If you think about it, ...
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      Mentions: Technology
    3. General Catalyst Partners :: News

      Event tickets are a big business and startup FanSnap is entering the game with a compelling ticket search engine. FanSnap is launching the public beta of its nifty Kayak-like live ticket search engine for sports, concerts, and theater events. FanSnap, through partnerships, provides free ticket search results for close to 60 of the leading ticket providers, including StubHub, eBay, Ace Tickets, AllShows.com, Barry’s Tickets, Gold Coast Tickets, Las Vegas Tickets, RazorGator and TicketNetwork. The results include more than 12 million tickets to 40,000 events. March 19, 2009 Event tickets are a big business and startup FanSnap is entering the game with a compelling ticket search engine. FanSnap is launching the public beta of its nifty Kayak-like live ticket search engine for sports, concerts, and theater events. FanSnap, through partn...
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    4. General Catalyst Partners :: News

      GameLogic, Inc., a provider of interactive marketing services for the U.S. regulated gaming industry, today announced that it has been selected as an AlwaysOn East 100 top company. The award is given to private, emerging technology companies east of the Mississippi that create new business opportunities in high-growth markets. In 2008, GameLog...
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    5. KPCB - News

      Menlo Park, Calif., and Redwood City, Calif., October 7, 2008 - Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and Silver Spring Networks, a leading provider of Smart Grid technology solutions, announced today that KPCB’s Green Growth Fund led a $75 million investment round into Silver Spring Networks. The new funding, a portion of which has bee...
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    6. KPCB - News

      MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - April 1, 2009 – RedBrick Health, the Health EarningsTM company, announced today that it has secured $15 million in Series C financing. New investor Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) led the round of financing, which also included participation from existing investors Highland Capital Partners, Versant Venture...
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    7. Sugar Inc. Raises $16 million, To Expand Into TV, Movies, Online Video

      Blog and media network Sugar Inc. will announce a third round of funding today, $16 million from Sequoia Capital. They are using at least some of the proceeds, they say, to buy out NBC, which invested $10 million in the company in June 2007. The NBC investment came with an advertising sales deal that the companies dissolved last year . The company has now raised a total of $31 million in ...
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    8. Equity funds to put up to $450M in First Southern

      Equity funds to put up to $450M in First Southern
      Three New York-based private equity firms said they would each invest up to $150 million in Boca Raton-based First Southern Bancorp . The company (NASDAQ: FSOF) is the parent of First Southern Bank, a five-branch institution that had $407 million in ...
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    9. VCs increase stake, trim risk by financing portfolio firms

      VCs increase stake, trim risk by financing portfolio firms
      —Mumbai-based Ideacts Innovations Pvt. Ltd that raised second round funding from Sequoia Capital India and Silicon Valley Bank. In 2007, the firm had raised $5 million from Sequoia Capital —Online revenue optimization firm PubMatic's second round ...
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    10. Jonathan Russell Elected EVCA Chairman 2008-2009

      The Board of the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA) last night elected Jonathan Russell, Managing Partner Buyouts at 3i, as the Association’s Chairman for 2008-2009.  Jonathan Russell today succeeds from Helmut Schüsler, Chairman of TVM Capital, who has held the position since June 2007.Open Press Release
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