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Silicon Valley on India: Striking The Iron While It's Hot

There is a saying "Strike while the iron is hot". That is what Silicon Valley is doing - investing big in India where the economy grows faster.

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Northwest Biotherapeutics

Northwest Biotherapeutics set its sights on developing treatment for brain cancer

Northwest Biotherapeutics, a company backed by venture capitalist Linda Powers, seeks to develop therapies for brain cancer and other tumors after nearly closing its doors a decade ago, Reuters reported.

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Marc Andreessen

Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen says tech is far from bubble territory

Marc Andreessen, venture capitalist and founder of Netscape, is optimistic that tech is already recovering from the 2008 financial crisis and that it has decades of growth ahead, TechCrunch reported.

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HealthTech Capital

Veteran venture capitalist Anne DeGheest warns of bubble in health IT

HealthTech Capital Founder and veteran venture capitalist Anne DeGheest warns that there is a bubble forming in information technology for the healthcare industry in an interview with The Wall Street Journal's blog Venture Capital Dispatch.

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Tom Perkins

Tom Perkins issues apology for comparing America's rich to Jewish victims of Nazi Germany

Venture capitalist and co-founder of Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers Tom Perkins says he regretted comparing the rich to the Jewish victims of Nazi Germany in an interview with Emily Chang of Bloomberg West TV, VentureBeat reported.

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Jamie Enterprises

Venture capitalist Jamie McCourt grants $25K to UNICEF

Venture capitalist Jamie McCourt gave a $25,000 grant to UNICEF to support this year's UNICEF Ball fund campaign. McCourt, who owns Jamie Enterprises, gave the grant late last month.

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IPO & M&A Deals

Venture-backed IPOs rise to record highs since 2007

VentureBeat reported that 2013 was a good year for venture capital firms as it was the third quarter in a row when there were more than 20 venture-backed companies that held their public debuts.

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Venture capital firm Northzone announces new EUR200 million fund for Nordic startups

Venture capital firm Northzone had set up its biggest fund yet at EUR200 million or USD272 million. The fund will be geared towards making investments in startups within the Nordic region and businesses who had partnered with a Nordic-influenced startup.

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Cancer Patient on Foundation IPO

Foundation to go public

Foundation had filed its official IPO documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission as it plans to raise US$86.25 million in equity funding.

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Atlanta City-based firm head office

Veterans say Georgia is the leader in startup investments

A group of experts said Georgia is the leader in startup investing.

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BizAnytime’s strategy to target small seed investors pays off with US $2 mln

BizAnytime, a cloud based system, secured over US $2 million seed fund from small venture capitalists.

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UpTo collects US$2 million in venture capital funding

UpTo revealed that they have gathered US$2 million from venture capitalists.

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Ohio Governor John Kasich

Ohio received US$132 million in venture capital funds in the second quarter

A PricewaterhouseCoopers report revealed that venture capitalists invested more than US$132 million into Ohio in the second quarter of 2013.

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Cloud services provider raises US$44 million in funding round

Ping Identity Corp stated that it raised around US$44 million from private equity and venture capital investors.

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New startup raises US $6.3 million from venture capitalists

Tivli gets financing from venture capitalists amounting to US $3.6 million.

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