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Always Prepped has raised $650,000 in seed financing for its data-driven classroom technology, designed for K-12 teachers. Silicon Valley-based True Ventures led the round. Angel investors Hooman Radfar and former Blackboard EVP Todd Gibby also invested in the company. PRESS RELEASE Always Prepped, an education technology startup, announced today that ...

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David Novak has been named president of private equity-backed Chemical Information Services. Dallas-based private equity shop glendonTodd Capital announced the new post for Novak. John Harris, former chief executive of Chemical Information Services, stepped down in October to return to his role as an Operating Partner at glendonTodd. Novak joined ...

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Jim Schinella is now chief executive of Manilla, a startup that helps consumers manage their bills and accounts online. Schinella was most recently the company’s chief operating officer. PRESS RELEASE Manilla (http://www.manilla.com), the leading, free and secure service that offers the best way for consumers to manage their bills and ...

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Swordfish Financial Inc., a financial asset recovery company, said that it would buy ESMG Inc., a multi-media group based in Los Angeles. Terms of the deal were not released. Swordfish Financial is based in Minnesota. PRESS RELEASE Swordfish Financial, Inc. (OTCQB: SWRF) a Minnesota corporation and a publicly held diversified ...

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Dafina Toncheva has joined early-stage venture firm U.S. Venture Partners as a partner. Toncheva, who will focus on enterprise, SaaS and security software, joins USVP from Tugboat Ventures. She was a principal investor at Tugboat from 2010. Prior to Tugboat, she spent two years at Venrock. PRESS RELEASE U.S. Venture ...

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This Technology Inc., a maker of software for video advertising insertion, has raised $7.5 million in Series A financing. General Catalyst Partners led the round. As a result, General Catalyst Partners’ Neil Sequeira has joined the company’s board. The infusion will help This Technology expand its development and support efforts. ...

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Warner Music and a joint venture led by British impresario Simon Fuller are among nine groups interested in buying Parlophone from Vivendi’s Universal Music Group, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday. Universal has received nine preliminary non-binding proposals for the label, Reuters wrote. Universal is being forced to sell the ...

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Vuclip, a mobile video and media company, has raised $13 million in Series D funding. SingTel Innov8 led the round, with participation from existing investors NEA and Jafco Ventures. Vuclip is based in Milpitas, Calif. PRESS RELEASE Vuclip, the world’s largest independent mobile video and media company, has raised $13 ...

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General Motors Co. will soon exit one of its venture capital unit’s investments, either through an initial public offering or the acquisition of that company by another, Reuters reported. GM started its venture capital unit more than two years ago with a $200 million budget to invest in start-up companies ...

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Groupon Inc. said on Wednesday that it promoted Kal Raman to chief operating officer, giving the executive more power as the world’s largest daily deal company tries to turn around its struggling international businesses, Reuters reported. Raman joined the company in April and was previously Senior Vice President, Global Sales ...

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Private equity group 3i wants to launch a $500 million fund next year in Brazil, one new market still underpinning its turnaround plans as it retreats from Spain and Asia, Reuters reported Thursday. 3i has been on a drive to reboot its flagging performance since former banker Simon Borrows took ...

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Accordion Partners, has launched in Dubai. The firm is a specialized financial services business whoser clients include investment companies, corporations, banks, sovereign wealth funds and family offices. PRESS RELEASE Accordion Partners, a specialized financial services firm driving value for investment companies, corporations, banks, Sovereign Wealth Funds and family offices on ...

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MAZ Digital, a digital publishing platform for tablet and mobile devices, has secured a $1 million seed round of funding. The funding was led by Expansion Venture Capital. PRESS RELEASE MAZ Digital Inc., a digital publishing platform for tablet and mobile devices, announced today that it has secured a $1 ...

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Blackthorne Partners has acquired Berlon Industries, a manufacturer of high quality buckets and attachments for skid loaders, telehandlers and compact utility tractors. In conjunction with the acquisition, Mike Ebben, an experienced manufacturing industry professional, has been hired to serve as Berlon’s president. PRESS RELEASE Blackthorne Partners Ltd. is pleased to ...

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BioData, a life science research and lab management service, has appointed Adam Sartiel as the company’s new CEO. Sartiel joins BioData after 15 years as an executive in both Israeli and American biotechnology companies. PRESS RELEASE BioData, developer of Labguru, a life science research and lab management service, announces the ...

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