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07/19/2013 – DC-Area Companies Attract Most VC in a Quarter Since 2007

Private companies in the DC area attracted $418.2 million in venture capital during the second quarter, the highest quarterly total since 2007, according to the latest MoneyTree report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the Arlington-based National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters.

07/19/2013 – AnyPresence Named One of the AlwaysOn Global 250 Companies to Watch

Innovative Startup Recognized for creating new opportunities in the Global Silicon Valley

07/18/2013 – BioAmber Closes $25M From Hercules Capital

BioAmber Inc. (NYSE and EURONEXT Paris: BIOA) announced that it has closed on a $25 million, three-year term loan with Hercules Capital.

07/17/2013 – Maryland DBED invests 200k in Optoro

Optoro—a Lanham-based startup specializing in reselling items that have been returned to major retailers—is flexing its fundraising muscles.

07/17/2013 – Edison Ventures Invests $5.5M in Canada-based eSentire

Edison Ventures today announced $5.5 million investment in a $7.0 million total financing round in Ontario, Canada based eSentire.

07/17/2013 – Oxford Finance Provides $12.15 Million Term Loan to Mason Health

Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, today announced that it closed a $12.15 million term loan with Mason Health.

07/17/2013 – Videology, Backed by NEA, Closes Series D Round Worth $68.3 Million

Videology Inc., which has developed a sophisticated video platform to help advertisers shift from television to the Internet, has completed a $68.3 million Series D financing round led by Catalyst Investors.

07/16/2013 – NEA Leads $4.3M Financing For Cartiva

Cartiva, Inc., a developer of innovative products for the treatment of cartilage injuries and osteoarthritis, today announced that the Company has secured $4.3 million in financing led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA).

07/16/2013 – Arlington-Based In-Q-Tel Invests in HyTrust

HyTrust, a Silicon Valley-based developer of cloud security tools for virtual infrastructure, said on Monday it has landed a new investment as part of a larger technology development deal with In-Q-Tel (IQT), the Arlington-based venture fund backed by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

07/15/2013 – DC Ranks No. 6 on List of "Top Startup Cities -- By Cost & Taxes"

Washington, DC ranks No. 6 on Entrepreneur's new list of the "Top Startup Cities -- By Cost & Taxes." The rankings, compiled by tax-planning startup GoodApril, consider factors such as median tech wages, taxes, housing costs and the cost of office space.

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