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I was talking to a friend who has been displaced because of Sandy. They are struggling to get back to their daily routine and it is hard living out of a suitcase without access to the things they rely on from day to day. I was talking to the CEO ...

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DataSift said it raised $15 million in Series B funding led by Scale Venture Partners and joined by Northgate Capital and Daher Capital. Rory O’Driscoll, managing director at Scale, has joined the board. PRESS RELEASE DataSift Accelerates Into the Enterprise with $15 Million in Series B Funding Scale Venture Partners ...

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Simply Hired, the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based job search engine company, has appointed James Beriker as president and CEO. Beriker recently led targeting and performance businesses at Yahoo; he also cofounded Search123, one of the first pay-per-click search engines, which was acquired by ValueClick in 2003. PRESS RELEASE: SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov 13, ...

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The Chicago-based, middle-market lender and investor Monroe Capital has launched a new healthcare finance company to provide greater liquidity to middle-market healthcare companies. The new firm is called MC Healthcare Finance; it’s being led by James Irwin, the former founder of Meridian Healthcare Finance; and it will target companies across ...

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Activate Networks Inc. raised $10 million in a Series B round led by Reed Elsevier Ventures. Existing investor Excel Venture Management, and new investor Premier healthcare alliance also participated. Newton, Mass.-based Activate Networks Inc. is a provider of network analytics for business. PRESS RELEASE Activate Networks, Inc., the leading provider ...

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Animal Supply Co. has completed the acquisition of Schertz, Texas-based Lone Star Pet Supply. Terms of the deal were not released. Animal Supply is a portfolio company of The Halifax Group. Lone Star Pet is a wholesale distributor of pet products in the south central United States, serving Texas, Louisiana, ...

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Risk I/O, maker of a vulnerability intelligence platform, has raised $5.25 million in a Series A round led by U.S. Venture Partners. Tugboat Ventures and Greg Sands’ Costanoa Venture Capital also contributed. As a result, USVP partner Jacques Benkoski joins the company’s board. The company is based in Chicago. PRESS ...

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Advent is among a handful of private equity firms due to submit final round bids for discount retailer B&M, banking sources said on Tuesday, according to a Reuters report. Advent joins Blackstone, BC Partners, Clayton Dubilier & Rice and KKR to battle it out for a significant stake in the ...

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Entrepreneur and investor Ross Fubini, who’s been a partner with seed-stage investor Kapor Capital for the past year, has joined Canaan Partners as a venture partner. Fubini, who’s listed as an advisor to Palantir Technologies, led investments in Piazza, CitrusLane, GingerIO, KarmaLoop, ElationEMR, Omada Health and HealthLoop and others while ...

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Please ask Boulder City Council to vote NO on proceeding with inadequate decision criteria November 15. There is a critical vote in Boulder City Council on this Thursday, 11/15, about the “Off Ramps” in the exploration to explore the municipalization of Boulder’s power system. My understanding was that this was ...

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Epic Sciences Inc., a biotech company focused on cancer diagnostics, has raised $13 million in Series B financing. The financing includes new investors Domain Associates, Roche Venture Fund, and Pfizer Venture Investments. PRESS RELEASE Epic Sciences, Inc. (“Epic”), a private biotech company that develops breakthrough cancer diagnostics, announced today that ...

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Réseau Capital, the venture capital and private equity association for the province of Québec, today released the Q3 2012 results of the province’s investment activity. Investment activity totaled $112 million, led by the $35 million investment in Thrasos. PRESS RELEASE MONTREAL, Nov. 13, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ – Activity in the ...

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Chicago-based Retrofit, maker of a data-driven weight loss program, has raised $8 million in Series A financing. Draper Fisher Jurvetson led the round, investing $6 million. Correlation Ventures, Hyde Park Angels, New World Ventures and I2A Fund also participated. PRESS RELEASE Retrofit, the expert-led, data-driven weight loss program for busy ...

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Pearl Therapeutics Inc., a biopharma company, has raised $65 million in Series D financing from current investors including 5AM Ventures, Clarus Ventures and New Leaf Venture Partners. Vatera Healthcare Partners led the round. With this infusion, Pearl will have raised a total of $167.5 million since 2007. PRESS RELEASE Pearl ...

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San Mateo, Calif.-based Platfora, an in-memory business intelligence platform for Hadoop and Big Data, has raised $20 million in Series B financing. Battery Ventures led the round, with participation from existing investors Andreessen Horowitz and Sutter Hill Ventures. In-Q-Tel is also an investor in Platfora. As a result of the ...

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