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10/30/2012 – Pentaho Secures $23 Million C Round Led By NEA

Delivering the future of business analytics, Pentaho Corporation today announced that it has raised a $23 million C round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from additional existing investors Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures and DAG Ventures.

10/29/2012 – Enterprise Social Network Startup NationalField Raises $1.5 Million To Take On Yammer And Others

NationalField is an enterprise social networking company that was founded to solve those problems.

10/29/2012 – Speek Holding Speek Easy During Digital Capital Week (DC Tech Week)

While the Washington DC area and the rest of the north east are being pummeled by Hurricane Sandy, “Frankenstorm”, entrepreneurs are still planning on attending DC’s Tech Week which starts this Friday.

10/26/2012 – CIT Announces Winners of HAC4EDU Hackathon

A software app created by developer Chris Cooper of Richmond took the grand prize in the Apps4VA HAC4EDU, a 24-hour hackathon held at four Virginia locations last weekend, the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced on Friday.

10/24/2012 – New Enterprise Associates, Osage University Partners participates in $34.5 Million Round for Mirna Therapeutics

New Enterprise Associates (NEA), the Chevy Chase-based venture capital firm, and Osage University Partners have taken part in a new $34.5 million round of funding for Texas-based Mirna Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical firm developing cancer therapeutics.

10/24/2012 – An Agency With $$ (CIT and TEDCO)

Entrepreneurs have long turned to angels and VCs to get off the ground. But government funding has been looking more attractive. (One day, government cuts. The next day, government spending. It's almost as if this federal budget thing is a bit complicated.)

10/24/2012 – Kinergy Health Interview Health 2.0 on Vimeo

Gail Embt, ceo of kinergy health shares her thoughts about the company, what it does and some recent news.

10/24/2012 – J. Moore Partners Deal Alert: Silicium Security & EMC Corporation

Leveraging our deep domain expertise in security and enterprise software, J. Moore Partners was the exclusive financial advisor to Montreal-based Silicium Security, on its acquisition by the RSA division of EMC Corporation.

10/23/2012 – newBrandAnalytics Reports Three Record Quarters, Key Customer Wins

newBrandAnalytics, the global leader in social market intelligence, today reported year-to-date results through the third quarter ended September 30, 2012.

10/22/2012 – Maryland Innovation Initiative names board chair, unveils first two programs

The Maryland Innovation Initiative on Monday named a new board chair and unveiled its first two programs designed to provide funding to support the commercialization of technologies at five universities in the state.

10/19/2012 – newBrandAnalytics Executives to be Featured at International Hotel , Motel and Restaurant Show

Kristin Muhlner, CEO of newBrandAnalytics, the global leader in social market intelligence, will be featured as part of the Keynote Luncheon during the Hospitality Leadership Forum.

10/19/2012 – Bethesda-Based Novak Biddle Increases Investment in Parchment

Novak Biddle Venture Partners, the Bethesda-based venture capital firm, said it has increased its investment in Arizona-based Parchment, a provider of electronic transcript exchange services.

10/18/2012 – Chevy Chase-Based NEA Leads $25 Million Round for BloomReach

New Enterprise Associates (NEA), the Chevy Chase-based venture capital firm, said on Thursday it has led a new $25 million round of funding for BloomReach, a Silicon Valley-based developer of big data marketing apps.

10/18/2012 – Claremont BioSolutions joins forces with In-Q-Tel

Claremont BioSolutions, which makes DNA extraction technology, announced a partnership with CIA venture capital wing In-Q-Tel.

10/18/2012 – BloomReach Raises $25 Million; Series C Led By New Enterprise Associates

BloomReach, creators of big data marketing applications, today announced $25 million in Series C funding, led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA).

10/17/2012 – Mayor Emanuel and Venture Capital Firm New Enterprise Associates Announce New Chicago Office

New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA), a leading global venture capital firm, today announced with Mayor Rahm Emanuel that the company will establish an office in Chicago to serve its growing portfolio in the region.

10/17/2012 – Chevy Chase-Based New Enterprise Associates to Expand to Chicago

New Enterprise Associates (NEA), the Chevy Chase-based venture capital firm focused on information technology, healthcare and energy technology investments, said on Wednesday it will open a new office in Chicago.

10/16/2012 – J. Moore Partners Establishes Operations in South Korea

Korean Technology Investment Expert, David Oh, is Named Managing Director and Leads Efforts in Asia.

10/15/2012 – Tech Bisnow Profiles New Atlantic Ventures: The View From John's Perch

Distilled Intelligence 2.0 came to a close Friday but not before we caught up with New Atlantic Ventures managing partner John Backus.

10/15/2012 – WealthEngine and TransUnion Announce Strategic Partnership to Offer New Consumer Insights Using Sophisticated Wealth Scores

WealthEngine, Inc.(TM), a leading provider of sophisticated prospect research and wealth intelligence, and TransUnion, a global leader in information and risk management, today announced a strategic partnership to provide new, highly predictive wealth scores for the financial services and insurance markets.

10/15/2012 – TechBUZZ Presenters, 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 ‘’; 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.

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