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Author: Mike Rudis


Source: Larta Institute


Interest: The NCET2 Global 1000 is a deal-oriented conference where industry looks to universities, investors and entrepreneurial support organizations for the best tech-based startups they have to offer. We are proud of the 17 Larta alumni selected to present at the last NCET2 Global 1000 Showcase and Conference: - See more at: http://blog.larta.org/2014/05/09/17-larta-alumni-selected-to-present-at-ncet2-global-1000/#sthash.d9mpG4Yb.dpuf


Link: http://blog.larta.org/2014/05/09/17-larta-alumni-selected-to-present-at-ncet2-global-1000/

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Author: Zacks


Source: Zacks


Interest: Four mutual fund firms – BlackRock, Fidelity Investments, Janus Capital Group and T. Rowe Price Group – are reportedly have become active players in backing the Silicon Valley startups. Mutual fund firms are increasingly betting money in the startups, particularly in the Silicon Valley. The list includes prominent startups like Airbnb Inc., Dropbox Inc. and Pinterest Inc.


Link: http://www.zacks.com/stock/news/137139/funds-play-venture-capital-s-role-invest-rapidly-in-silicon-valley

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Author: George Anders


Source: Forbes


Interest: Ask Trevor Kienzle about his favorite movies and within an instant he’s gushing about Moneyball. “It inspired me,” says Kienzle, a lean, bald fellow who hardly looks like the movie’s real-life hero, sports executive Billy Beane. (There’s even less resemblance to Brad Pitt, who portrayed Beane.) But Kienzle has a bigger point to make.


Link: http://www.forbes.com/sites/georgeanders/2014/06/18/moneyball-spurs-venture-crew-to-pick-startups-by-the-numbers/

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Author: Kevin Robinson-Avila


Source: Albuquerque Journal


Interest: The latest tally of venture capital investment in New Mexico shows funding for local startups barely has budged since the recession knocked the industry on its heels.


Link: http://www.abqjournal.com/416083/biz/nm-venture-capital-still-in-recession.html

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Author: Wiki Su


Source: China Money Network


Interest: While the debate about a technology bubble is gaining popularity in the U.S., Chinese venture capitalists haven't the time for bubble talk. They are busy injecting money into the hottest tech companies at an unprecedented speed and making technology venture investments on track to set a new record by a large margin in 2014.


Link: http://www.chinamoneynetwork.com/2014/06/16/venture-capitalists-pile-cash-onto-chinese-mobile-apps

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Author: The Wall Street Journal


Source: The Wall Street Journal


Interest: SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Jun 16, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- The Dolby family today launched Dolby Family Ventures. The early stage venture capital fund adds to the Dolby family's existing technology venture portfolio, and formalizes the Dolby family's ongoing, multi-generational commitment to Ray Dolby's legacy of discovering and supporting visionary entrepreneurs.


Link: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/dolby-family-launches-venture-capital-fund-honoring-ray-dolby-legacy-2014-06-16

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Author: Digital Journal


Source: Digital Journal


Interest: The University of New Brunswick (UNB) was named Post-Secondary Institution of the Year at the 2014 Startup Canada Awards on Thursday evening in a ceremony and reception atop the CN Tower. In the last 25 years, UNB has emerged as a hotbed of innovation and entrepreneurship in Canada by combining experiential education with opportunities for mentorship, skill-development, leadership and commercialization.


Link: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1986842

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Author: Erin Voegele


Source: Biomass Magazine


Interest: Cornell University’s David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future has awarded $1.4 million from its Academic Venture Fund to 12 new university projects, including several related to biomass and bioenergy production.


Link: http://biomassmagazine.com/articles/10546/cornell-university-center-funds-4-bioenergy-projects/

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Author: TONY ADAMS


Source: Government Technology News


Interest: Georgia's Columbus State University has launched an IT Innovation Center that it hopes will make money for it, while also helping outside businesses and organizations become more successful and profitable. Abraham George, CSU’s chief information officer and the person who will head the center, said Wednesday the center will serve a hosts of clients, becoming an incubator in time, while creating a “spirit of entrepreneurship” among the IT staff at school.


Link: http://www.govtech.com/education/Columbus-State-University-Launches-IT-Innovation-Center-to-Give-Clients-Competitive-Edge.html

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Author: JOANNE GRAY


Source: Financial Review


Interest: The partners of Blackbird Ventures believe that their investing and technology industry nous, backed by a network of successful founders, can help build a venture capital industry to back Australian global internet start-ups. NIKI SCEVAK Mike Cannon-Brookes [the Atlassian co-founder] and I started a company when we were at university. It was 1998 and we were reading Red Herring magazines that were the size of the Yellow Pages books; we were completely infected with the rise of the internet.


Link: http://www.afr.com/p/boss/start_up_funding_start_ups_blackbird_V8AEe1Sj0P2scHsXP24d5N

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Author: DAVID RANII


Source: News Observer


Interest: The Triangle’s newest venture capital fund, Bull City Venture Partners, plans to announce Monday that it has raised nearly $26 million from investors that it will plow into the next generation of technology startups. Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/06/16/3939306/durham-venture-capital-firm-raises.html#storylink=cpy


Link: http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/06/16/3939306/durham-venture-capital-firm-raises.html

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Author: LBS Business Strategy Review


Source: Forbes


Interest: The crowdfunding phenomenon has seen rapid growth over the last couple of years. Research firm Massolution estimates that crowdfunding platforms raised $2.7 billion. It is noteworthy that crowdfunding is an umbrella term that maps onto several sub-categories. For example, Kickstarter is one of the most salient examples of a rewards-based platform, where ‘investors’ (also known as ‘backers’) pre-purchase a product or service. Kickstarter has facilitated over $1 billion of reward-based crowdfundin


Link: http://www.forbes.com/sites/lbsbusinessstrategyreview/2014/06/12/putting-a-stake-in-the-ground-the-crowdfunding-angel/

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Author: Joshua Flannery


Source: Start Up Smart


Interest: The title of this article is a little misleading as start-ups have been coming out of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) for many years.


Link: http://www.startupsmart.com.au/planning/from-zero-to-200-start-ups-in-24-months-at-unsw/2014061312504.html

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Author: Carrie Ghose


Source: Columbus Business First


Interest: Ohio State University, Battelle, Cardinal Health Inc., venture capital firms, other Ohio universities and hospitals, even the military are collaborating on a four-year $140 million effort to develop devices and treatments for neurological disorders.


Link: http://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/blog/2014/06/columbus-academic-corporate-players-to-launch-140m.html

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Author: LORA KOLODNY


Source: The Wall Street Journal


Interest: Peter Thiel made few friends among academics with his much-publicized views that young people should drop of out of college, build a business and skip the student debt. So it may come as a surprise that his early-stage fund Breakout Labs invests in startups mostly led by teams of academics, including PhDs and research scientists. It also helps universities make money through tech transfer (or university-owned intellectual property).


Link: http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2014/06/11/where-most-investors-fear-to-tread-breakout-labs-funds-early-stage-advanced-tech/

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Author: Leslee Bassman


Source: Community Impact Newspaper


Interest: Research shows incubator program needed in Northwest Austin Beginning this fall entrepreneurs in the northwest area of Austin may have a new resource to get their business ideas off the ground. Concordia University Texas announced May 29 it will be moving forward with an incubator project to help accelerate the development of local business entrepreneurs, said Melinda Brasher, Concordia Communications Associate vice president.


Link: http://impactnews.com/austin-metro/lake-travis-westlake/concordia-university-texas-moves-ahead-with-innovation-center-project/

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Author: Andy Brownfield


Source: Cincinnati Business Courier


Interest: Los Angeles entrepreneur, angel investor and blogger Mark Suster had some pretty good things to say about Cincinnati’s startup scene in a post that was recently published by Inc. Suster spent three days in Cincinnati visiting Cintrifuse, whose Fund of Funds has invested in Upfront Ventures, where Suster is a partner.


Link: http://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/blog/2014/06/west-coast-venture-capitalist-pens-love-letter-to.html

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Author: Insider Media


Source: Insider Media


Interest: A start-up based at Lancaster University's InfoLab21 has clinched a grant to work with companies in Manchester to install interactive technology. Hardy & Ellis Inventions Ltd has secured £72,000 in funding from the Technology Strategy Board.


Link: http://www.insidermedia.com/insider/north-west/116495-lancaster-tech-start-secures-grant

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Author: Brian Feldt


Source: St Louis Business Journal


Interest: Early-stage venture capital firms raised $9.37 million in 2013, the most since before the tech bubble of the early 2000s, according to DJX LP Source. According to the Wall Street Journal, 14 funds of $400 million or more closed on $9.94 billion in 2013, more than half of the capital raised by all 205 funds with closings last year.


Link: http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/blog/biznext/2014/06/early-stage-venture-capital-on-the-rise.html

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Author: Ed Fletcher


Source: The Sacramento Bee


Interest: A pair of Sacramento-based venture capital funds say they are ready to add some vitality to the regional economy by investing in local firms. The Folsom-based Moneta Ventures recently secured $19.3 million to invest in early-stage technology companies, while Roseville’s DCA Capital Partners is looking to invest in the neighborhood of $25 million in larger business needing an influx of cash in order to grow.


Link: http://www.sacbee.com/2014/06/08/6462497/two-sacramento-area-venture-capital.html

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