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10/15/2012 – TechBUZZ Presenters Cont3nt.com, Barrel of Jobs win Distilled Intelligence 2.0 Day 2 Seed Stage Competition

Distilled Intelligence 2.0 came to a close Friday...Attendees anxiously await the announcement of the five companies that won the seed stage competition Friday.

10/14/2012 – HighRoad Solution & Higher Logic are the First Gold Star Certified Solution Partners Awarded by TMA Resources for Their Integration wit h Personify

After an extensive due diligence process was conducted by TMA Resources, HighRoad Solution along with Higher Logic were the first solution partners to achieved Gold Star Certified status on October 11, 2012 after demonstrating the following capabilities:

10/13/2012 – Posts Tagged ‘cont3nt.com’; Pitch Pit: Distilled Intelligence 2.0

It was brain overload at Distilled Intelligence 2012.

10/11/2012 – The Final Winners of Distilled Intelligence 2.0 Day 1 Announced: TechBUZZ Presenter Speek

It was brain overload at Distilled Intelligence 2012. This is essentially a monsterous pitch competition for startup companies. 100 companies went to task.. delivering their pitches under three minutes.

10/10/2012 – 'Activity Rocket' Launches

Ilene Miller and Lisa Friedlander are busy Bethesda moms who had an innovative idea — and now their inspiration is benefiting scores of families throughout Montgomery County, Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia. “Activity Rocket” has taken off and is soaring.

10/10/2012 – Leading Sports Franchises in US and UK Partner with WealthEngine to Build Stronger Sales and Marketing Programs for Premium Seating and Suites

WealthEngine, Inc.™, a leading provider of sophisticated wealth intelligence and analytics, announced today partnerships with several leading sporting franchises to provide custom sales and marketing analytics to enhance prospecting among high-net-worth individuals and business executives and owners for premium ticketing and suite-leasing activities.

10/09/2012 – Annapolis-Based Zenoss Raises $25 Million in Funding, Grotech Ventures and Boulder Ventures participate in round

Zenoss, the Annapolis-based developer of IT operations software that has significant operation in Austin, Texas, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $25 million in its third round of funding.

10/09/2012 – DC-Based Carlyle Names Joseph Schenk as Operating Executive

The Carlyle Group, the DC-based private equity giant, has named Joseph Schenk as an operating executive in its Global Financial Services Group.

10/09/2012 – Square 1 Bank Experiences Steady Stream of Success in Silicon Valley

Square 1 Bank, a full service commercial bank serving the financial needs of entrepreneurs in the life science and technology sectors, and the venture capital community, today announced strong momentum in Silicon Valley including new key hires, client wins and key partnerships with local startup incubators.

10/08/2012 – TechBuzz Presenter: Congratulations to Kinergy Health, winner of the Patient Engagement Blue Button® Challenge.

Congratulations to Kinergy Health, winner of the Patient Engagement Blue Button® Challenge.

10/05/2012 – Mid-Atlantic Bio Panels Covered in Report

The 2012 Mid-Atlantic Bio Conference took place September 27-28 bringing together hundreds of key industry stakeholders to hear from a variety of experts on business, finance and policy.

10/02/2012 – Boston-based Cloudant Gets Strategic Investment from In-Q-Tel

Cloudant, a Boston-based developer of web and mobile applications, announced on Tuesday it has signed a custom development and strategic investment agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT), an organization funded by U.S. government intelligence agencies.

10/02/2012 – Opower Named the 2012 Global Cleantech 100 Company of the Year

Opower, the global leader in customer engagement solutions for the utility industry, today announced it was named the 2012 Global Cleantech 100 Company of the Year.

10/02/2012 – newBrandAnalytics Launches nBA 3.0, Revolutionizes How Companies Use Social Media to Drive Business Strategy

newBrandAnalytics, the global leader in social market intelligence, announces the release of nBA 3.0, the most technologically-advanced social market intelligence solution on the market.

10/02/2012 – Maven Developer Van Zyl Focuses On Code Security

It's a well-recognized fact that the earlier a security exposure is found, the less it costs to fix. Sonatype CTO Jason van Zyl wants to carry that finding out to its logical conclusion and detect and fix vulnerabilities during development.

10/02/2012 – Mitre Corp. wins $1B consulting deal with CMS

Mitre Corp. has won a federal contract worth as much as $1 billion over five years to offer “strategic guidance” and advice to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

10/01/2012 – DC job-search start-up launching at DEMO in Silicon Valley

Washington, D.C.-based start-up Barrel of Jobs has a new way to find and apply for jobs.

10/01/2012 – Center for Innovative Technology Launches New Website

The Herndon-based Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), a non-profit offering capital formation, market development and revenue generation services to young Virginia tech companies, said on Monday it has launched a redesigned website, aimed at helping visitors more easily find information and services.

10/01/2012 – DC job-search start-up Barrel of Jobs launching at DEMO in Silicon Valley

Washington, D.C.-based start-up Barrel of Jobs has a new way to find and apply for jobs.

09/28/2012 – In the Spotlight: Julie Kantor, Barrel of Jobs

This week's edition of In the Spotlight features Julie Kantor, chief strategy officer of Barrel of Jobs in D.C.

09/28/2012 – Chevy Chase-Based NEA Invests in Apartment Site Zumper

Following the launch of its public beta at TechCrunch Disrupt earlier this month, San Francisco-based Zumper, developer of a new apartment rental site, said it has raised $1 million in seed funding, including an investment from Chevy Chase-based New Enterprise Associates (NEA).

09/28/2012 – Amplifier eyes $20M federal tech fund

A Virginia venture capitalist and a serial government contracting entrepreneur are raising a $20 million fund that would fuel startups built off federally funded technology.

09/28/2012 – In the Spotlight: Julie Kantor, Barrel of Jobs

This week's edition of In the Spotlight features Julie Kantor, chief strategy officer of Barrel of Jobs in D.C.

09/28/2012 – Amplifier eyes $20M federal tech fund

A Virginia venture capitalist and a serial government contracting entrepreneur are raising a $20 million fund that would fuel startups built off federally funded technology.

09/27/2012 – Startup Spotlight: Speek.com makes conference calls painless

Oh, to be rid of conference call headaches. What a world it would be.

09/27/2012 – NEA's Jim Barrett: Drug innovation should be rewarded

Society needs to “take seriously the rewards for innovators” through the patent system to improve the biotech investing climate, New Enterprise Associates Inc. General Partner James Barrett said Thursday.

09/26/2012 – Chevy Chase-Based NEA Invests $10 Million in Apnex Medical

New Enterprise Associates (NEA), the Chevy Chase-based venture capital firm, said it has invested $10 million in Minnesota-based Apnex Medical, a developer of medical devices used to treat patients with sleep disordered breathing.

09/25/2012 – WeddingWire deal another sign of growth equity influx

WeddingWire is the latest D.C. tech company to take a big lump of growth equity cash from an outside investor.

09/25/2012 – WeddingWire Announces $25 Million Investment from Spectrum Equity

WeddingWire, the nation's leading technology company serving the $100 billion wedding and events industry, today announced a $25 million investment from Spectrum Equity, a leading private equity firm focused on the information economy.

09/25/2012 – CIT GAP Funds Invests in BrightContext Corporation

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today an investment in Arlington, Va.-based BrightContext Corporation, a technology company that offers a platform to assist software developers in building applications that process large streams of real-time data.

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