WizeHive Welcomes New Additions to its Board and Closes Seed Round
WizeHive, a productivity tool that makes it easy for anyone to build and deploy powerful online business applications, is pleased to announce the closing of a seed round from Philadelphia’s growing venture capital community, and the addition of a Gabriel Weinberg, founder and CEO of search engine DuckDuckGo to the board. Mr. Weinberg will join Dr. Michael Zisman, former CEO of Lotus Development (Lotus Notes), as investors and board members of WizeHive.
NoviraTherapeutics has expanded its Series A round to $25 Million with a new commitment from Versant Ventures
Novira Therapeutics Inc., a Doylestown, Penn-based antiviral drug discovery company focused on the treatment of chronic HBV and HIV infections, has expanded its Series A round to $25 million with a new commitment from Versant Ventures. It previously announced a first close from 5AM Ventures, Canaan Partners, WuXi PharmaTech, BioAdvance, Mid-Atlantic Angel Group, Robin Hood Ventures and Delaware Crossing Investment Group.
Robin Hood Ventures Joins BFTP and MAG in OneTwoSee Financing
Robin Hood Ventures is pleased to announce it has completed its funding as part of the $625K debt financing in OneTwoSee™, a Philadelphia-based interactive television company. "OneTwoSee™'s applications are pioneering the way top-tier broadcasters and publishers integrate content with the mobile second-screen experience.
Monetate Rounds Out Leadership Team to Further Drive Company's Growth and Market Momentum
Monetate, a leading technology solution provider that allows online marketers to leverage Big Data to create personalized online customer experiences, today announced the addition of two senior executives to its leadership team. John Healy joined as chief operating officer and David Stetson was named chief financial officer. These roles round out the Monetate leadership team and further strengthen the company to capture the growth opportunity as leading brands look to generate stronger customer relationships across digital channels through personalization.
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Going Overseas? Don't Leave Home Without This App
A number of apps promise to translate text over the Web. But a new one goes a step further: It puts live interpreters only a click away. Online translation services, such as Google Translate, have a come a long way. Even so, when you're traveling and get into a pickle or working with international customers and can't afford even a hint of miscommunication, humans still beat machines hands down--or at least so say the guys running VerbalizeIt.
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Compliance Assurance Corporation Continues Rapid Growth
Compliance Assurance Corporation (CAC), a leading provider of regulatory compliance solutions for the insurance industry, has announced the addition of five new clients to start what is expected to be a year of pronounced growth for the firm. Last year saw CAC join the portfolio of offerings at StoneRiver Risk and Compliance.
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Monetate says world is ready for it now
“Over 20 percent of all online retail dollars are influenced by our platform,” David Brussin, CEO of Monetate, said. Monetate uses big data to help online marketers present each visitor to their websites with the information most likely to cause that person to make a purchase.
Monetate doesn’t reveal its revenue and Brussin wouldn’t say if it’s profitable. “We don’t talk about a lot of the basic financial numbers,” he said, “but I can tell you that we’re a venture-backed growth company and so we’re much more focused on growing to serve the larger market opportunity than we are on the profitability that we’ll be focused on later.”
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OneTwoSee links pro sports, TV, ad data
"The ad sales organizations, some are very sophisticated, but there's a step that hasn't happened yet: connecting the dots," said Reynolds. Video companies get it that smartphones don't compete with media screens -- they supplement them: people use both at the same time -- but they haven't yet figured out how to use the different media to connect and support paid advertising and services that will make users welcome the ads.
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DocDep’s Cap Table Application Enhanced with Waterfalls and Other Management Tools
DocDep released additional versions of their cap table application, SmartCap, which includes supplementary tools to provide a clearer, more strategic view of a company and its ownership. New functionality includes waterfalls, option grant management, and an integrated filing structure. There are now 5 versions of SmartCap available; each one slightly modified to cater to the user.
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Posiphen Restores Brain Function, Cognition and Memory in Transgenic Alzheimer Mice
QR Pharma, Inc. (QR), a clinical stage specialty pharmaceutical company committed to developing therapeutics with novel approaches for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD), Parkinson's disease (PD) and other neurodegenerative disorders, announced today that Dr. Maria Maccecchini, CEO, will be presenting new data on its lead compound "Posiphen® Recovers Memory, Learning and Brain Function in Alzheimer Transgenic Mice" at the 12th Annual Biotech Symposium, taking place October 22, 2012 in Philadelphia, PA.
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Cloudmine Ranked #7 in Mobile App Development Tools & Resources by DailyTekk
In DailyTekk's 200 Best Graphic, App & Web Design Tools & Resources, Cloudmine was ranked #7 in Mobile App Development Tools & Resources. Cloudmine provides an instant backend for apps, allowing developers to build and scale apps in less time.
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Paradigm Spine, LLC, publishes groundbreaking results
Paradigm Spine, LLC, a leading provider of non-fusion “surgeon-centric” spinal impant technologies, announces the release of key findings based on its landmark coflex® IDE study. The results of this study show high success for the device.
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