06/16/2014 – MAVA Announces CEOs Blake Hall and James Quigley to Speak at TechBUZZ Hosted at AOL Fishbowl
MAVA today announced two Keynote Speakers, CEOs Blake Hall of ID.me and James Quigley of Canvas, to join the program during TechBUZZ-Summer 2014.
06/13/2014 – Square 1 Bank Provides $1.5MM Credit Facility to Education Elements
Square 1 Bank announced that it has provided a $1.5 million credit facility to new client Education Elements, Inc., a nationally recognized personalized learning solutions company that partners with districts and schools to transform teaching and learning through integrating technology and pedagogy in the classroom.
06/13/2014 – Astea Announces $3 Million Credit Facility from Silicon Valley Bank
Astea International Inc. (NASDAQ:ATEA), a global provider of service management and mobile workforce solutions, today announced that it has obtained a two year revolving line of credit for working capital needs from Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) for $3 million.
06/11/2014 – Oxford Finance Closes $4MM Debt Facility With IntelliCyt
Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, today announced the closing of a $2.5 million senior secured term loan agreement and a $1.5 million revolving line of credit with IntelliCyt Corporation ("IntelliCyt").
06/11/2014 – RuiYi Closes $4 Million Venture Loan from Silicon Valley Bank
RuiYi, Inc., a global therapeutic innovation leader, announced today the close of a $4 million debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank to advance a pipeline of novel monoclonal antibodies (mAb) targeting G protein coupled receptors (GPCRs).
06/10/2014 – Biotech company Cellphire earns $1M State investment
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06/09/2014 – River Cities Capital closes largest fund to date, celebrates 20th anniversary
River Cities Capital Funds (RCCF), a growth equity firm investing in high-potential health care and IT companies, announced today the final closing of its fifth fund.
06/09/2014 – XebiaLabs Raises $12m in Growth Equity Round by Updata Partners
Leading delivery automation vendor XebiaLabs today announced it has closed a $12 million growth equity investment by Washington, D.C. based Updata Partners.
06/06/2014 – Senseonics nets $20M, starts trials for connected, embedded continuous glucose monitor
Germantown, Maryland-based continuous glucose monitor developer Senseonics raised $20 million from existing investors Anthem Capital, Delphi Ventures, Greenspring Associates, Healthcare Ventures, and New Enterprise Associates.
06/06/2014 – Yieldbot Raises $18 Million to Continue Building its Real-Time Media Channel for Consumer Intent
Yieldbot, a leading provider of real-time consumer intent to digital marketers, today announced it has raised a $18 million Series B round of funding.
06/05/2014 – nPulse Acquired by FireEye
nPulse Technologies has been acquired by San Jose, California-based FireEye, a leading international cyber security firm.
06/05/2014 – Triblio Raises $3.4M For A Data-Driven Approach To Content Marketing
Triblio, a startup that says it’s bringing “science to the art of content marketing,” is announcing that it has raised $3.4 million in seed funding.
06/05/2014 – Elasticsearch Raises $70M as It Expands Enterprise Search and Analytics Play
Real-time search and analytics platform provider Elasticsearch has raised a $70 million Series C funding round, led by New Enterprise Associates with additional participation from Benchmark Capital and Index Ventures.
06/05/2014 – Senseonics Raises $20 Million
Senseonics, a privately held medical device company focused on the development and commercialization of the first fully implantable, long-term continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system, announced that it has raised an additional $20 million of private equity financing.
06/04/2014 – CytImmune earns $400K State, County, corporate investment
Rockville-based CytImmune is working to revolutionize cancer treatment through tumor-targeted therapies.
06/04/2014 – Edtech startup Allovue raises $800K
Allovue raised $800,000, according to SEC filings. The Hollins Market edtech startup, an AccelerateBaltimore graduate, was recently part of the second class of startups at Socratic Labs in New York.
06/04/2014 – Aasonn Secures $20M Investment from LLR Partners
Aasonn, LLC , a global technology services partner to SAP SuccessFactors, today announced the completion of a $20M investment by private equity firm LLR Partners .
06/03/2014 – Fixmo U.S. business to be acquired by Calif. tech company
Sterling, Va.- and Toronto-based tech company Fixmo, which creates security software for mobile devices, has agreed to sell its United States business division to Good Technology, a software firm headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.
06/03/2014 – Nanotherapeutics Secures $30 Million Loan Facility from Hercules Technology Growth Capital
Nanotherapeutics, Inc., an integrated biopharmaceutical company with a focus on advanced development and manufacturing, announced today that it has secured a $30 million loan facility from Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc.
06/03/2014 – 20 Area Start-Ups to Take the Stage at TechBUZZ Summer 2014
AgTech, Cyber, eCommerce, EdTech, Media, and Hospitality Among Sectors Represented.
06/02/2014 – Relypsa Secures Loan Facility of Up to $35 Million
Relypsa, Inc. (Nasdaq:RLYP), a biopharmaceutical company, today announced it has secured a loan facility of up to $35 million with Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford") and Silicon Valley Bank ("SVB").
05/29/2014 – Salsa Labs receives Maryland Venture Fund’s largest-ever investment, $1M
Salsa Labs, a marketing software provider for nonprofit organizations and social and political campaigns, has received the largest-ever investment from the State-run Maryland Venture Fund.
05/29/2014 – Wellington Financial Provides $11 Million Growth Capital to Web Marketing Optimization Company
Wellington Financial LP, a privately-held specialty finance firm, today announced a US$11 million unitranche debt financing to a US-based, venture capital-backed company specializing in web marketing optimization.
05/29/2014 – Ostrato Nominated for Northern Virginia Technology Council 2014 Hot Ticket Award
Ostrato, developer of the scalable and easy-to-use cloudSM cloud management platform, is pleased to announce that Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) has named Ostrato a 2014 nominee for a prestigious Hot Ticket Award.
05/28/2014 – Evoke Pharma Secures $4.5 Million Loan Facility With Square 1 Bank
Evoke Pharma, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on treatments for gastrointestinal (GI) diseases, today announced that it has secured a $4.5 million term loan agreement with Square 1 Bank.
05/28/2014 – Epidarex unveils £50m venture capital fund for UK life sciences
Investors keen to capitalise on British science have poured nearly £50m into a new venture capital fund.
05/28/2014 – Fyusion Raises $3.4M to Help People, Robots Make Use of 3-D Images
Fyusion Inc. raised $3.35 million in Series A funding to develop advanced, 3-D image-processing technologies and to promote Fyu.se, a 3-D photo-sharing app now available for users of iOS mobile devices.
05/28/2014 – Distil Networks’ $10M Funding Round Valued The Bot Detection Company At Around $30M
Bot detection startup Distil Networks announced today that it has raised a $10 million Series A. A source with knowledge of the deal says the round valued Distil at about $30 million.
05/27/2014 – Paladin Capital Group Joins $26M Series B For Twist Bioscience
Twist Bioscience announced that it raised $26 million in a Series B financing to commercialize the company’s semiconductor-based synthetic gene manufacturing process.
05/27/2014 – Bit Stew Systems secures $3.5 million in additional funding from Silicon Valley Bank
Bit Stew Systems Inc., a world-leading provider of integrated, real-time network operations for the utility industry, announces the successful closing of a $3.5 million credit facility with Silicon Valley Bank (SVB).