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07/09/2013 – Cvent Files for IPO worth up to $100 Million

Cvent Inc. is going public. The McLean, Va.-based maker of online event management software on Monday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of common shares.

07/08/2013 – Signal Hill Creates Partnership with Launchpad Venture Group as Exclusive Investment Banking Sponsor

Signal Hill, the largest independent advisory boutique serving the M&A advisory and private capital raising needs of growth companies, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Launchpad Venture Group, a Boston-based angel investor group that provides funding to early-stage companies.

07/08/2013 – Square 1 Bank Announces $6 Million Credit Facility to Foundation Radiology Group

Square 1 Bank, the premier banking partner to entrepreneurs and the venture capital community, today announced that it has provided a $6 million dollar credit facility to Foundation Radiology Group, the leading regional provider of diagnostic imaging services for community hospitals.

07/08/2013 – Fixmo Joins McAfee Security Innovation Alliance Program

A leader in Defense-Grade Mobile Security and Containerization Solutions to integrate its Enterprise Mobility Platform with McAfee's ePolicy Orchestrator

07/08/2013 – Decision Lens Selected by the FRA to Help Prioritize Funding

Decision Lens announced it was selected by U.S. Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to prioritize funding for its research and development and IT portfolios.

07/02/2013 – AnyPresence Receives 2013 Disruptive Strategy Award

AnyPresence, the leading enterprise backend-as-a-service (BaaS) platform, today announced it was awarded the 2013 Disruptive Strategy Award at this year's Strategy Innovation Awards, held in conjunction with the Chief Strategy Officer Summit in San Francisco, California.

07/01/2013 – Founder & President of High Street Partners Honored with Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2013 Award in Maryland

Larry Harding of High Street Partners (www.hsp.com) is now an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2013 Award winner in Maryland. The EoY award is given to outstanding high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

07/01/2013 – TDF Ventures Invests in Outbox

Outbox, the startup that digitizes your postal mail then puts it online for access via web, iPhone, Android or iPad, has raised $5 million in Series A funding.

07/01/2013 – Why The Evolution Of Video Blocks Is The Ideal Success Story

Some of the best entrepreneurial endeavors start with a good idea and a business model that already works. Take Joel Holland for example. He is the founder of Video Blocks, the leading online stock footage vendor that is currently projecting this year’s revenue somewhere between $12-$15 million — that’s double its revenue from last year.

06/30/2013 – Politics And Tech: NationalField Streamlines The Campaign Game

Before NationalField built social, Facebookesque platforms for enterprises, its founders provided the organizational framework for President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign. Now, with their new product – Seeds – Edward Saatchi, Aharon Wasserman and Justin Lewis are getting back to their roots.

06/28/2013 – MITRE Unveils Open Source Software to Secure Mobile Devices

MITRE Corp. has unveiled new open source software that works to protect data stored in mobile devices and helps organizations develop security applications.

06/27/2013 – newBrandAnalytics Launches Social Communities

newBrandAnalytics (nBA), the social intelligence expert for service organizations, announced it has launched two new social communities to provide marketers and operators in the hospitality and food and beverage industries with tips, advice and best practices for maximizing social engagement with their customers.

06/27/2013 – ABS Capital backs Healthnation

ABS Capital Partners and Hughes and Company backed Healthnation's $14 million investment round. Silver Stream Capital also participated in the financing. Healthnation is a user-configurable admin systems provider that targets traditional and new healthcare payers. The transaction was advised by Arch Point Partners.

06/27/2013 – NVTC Names Winners of 12th Annual Hot Ticket Awards

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) on Wednesday night announced the winners of its 12th Annual Hot Ticket Awards during an event at the McLean home of President and CEO Bobbie Kilberg.

06/27/2013 – Reston's New Atlantic Ventures Leads $4 Million Round for PokitDok

New Atlantic Ventures, the early-stage venture capital firm with offices in Reston and Massachusetts, said on Thursday it has led a new $4 million round of funding for PokitDok, developer of an online marketplace designed to connect patients with healthcare providers.

06/26/2013 – Citelighter Snags Third at ISTE Pitchfest

Oh, the pressure. Amid all the hubbub of ISTE, startup teams pitched themselves.

06/26/2013 – With Dell deal, Invincea could reach 20 million devices

Invincea Inc. announced on Tuesday an agreement with Dell that will place its browser security software in more than 20 million devices, its first such deal and a major step forward for the Fairfax startup.

06/26/2013 – DC-Based IntroHive Lands $1.5 Million Investment from Build Ventures

IntroHive, a DC-based developer of cloud-based software that analyzes massive amounts of data to uncover new sales prospects, said on Wednesday it has landed a new $1.5 million investment from Canada's Build Ventures.

06/25/2013 – Fulton-Based New Markets Venture Partners Invests in Civitas Learning

New Markets Venture Partners, a Fulton-based venture capital firm targeting early-stage education, IT and business services companies, said it has invested in Texas-based Civitas Learning, the developer of a predictive analytics platform, as part of that company's new $8.75 million funding round.

06/25/2013 – Cognitive Networks Secures up to $2Million in Additional Financing from Silicon Valley Bank

Funding to fuel continued expansion of cloud-based content recognition services that enable Enhanced TV on Smart TVs

06/25/2013 – MAVA Supporter Member Civitas Learning Closes $8.75 Million in Funding

Civitas Learning today announced $8.75 million in funding led by Emergence Capital Partners, a California-based venture capital firm with a rich history of investment in technology-enabled services companies.

06/24/2013 – Signal Hill Completes Acquisition of Romet Limited

Signal Hill Equity Partners ("Signal Hill") announced today that it has acquired Romet Limited ("Romet" or the "Company"), a leading Ontario-based precision manufacturer of rotary gas meters for the gas utilities industry in North America and globally.

06/24/2013 – AnyPresence Strengthens Heroku Partnership for Enterprise Backend-as-a-Service Deployments

Customers Benefit from Centralized Management Across Individual Cloud Deployments of Enterprise App Backend Services

06/24/2013 – AOL Ireland to create 40 Dublin jobs

AOL Ireland has announced plans to create 40 new software engineering roles over the next 12 months at its Dublin Development Centre.

06/21/2013 – NEA Participates in $20M Series C Financing for 3-V Biosciences

3-V Biosciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutics that modulate key pathways in oncology and infectious disease, today announced the completion of a Series C financing round, raising $20 million.

06/21/2013 – E&Y Names Winners of Greater Washington Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Accounting and advisory firm Ernst & Young on Thursday announced the winners of its 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards for Greater Washington, during a ceremony in McLean.

06/21/2013 – NVTC Names Nominees for 2013 Hot Ticket Awards

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) has named the nominees for its 2013 Hot Ticket Awards, which annually honor the area's hottest entrepreneurial tech companies.

06/21/2013 – D.C. ranks among top 10 cities for venture capital

Silicon Valley has long been the epicenter of venture capital-financed high-technology, but a new report shows D.C. is climbing the ranks of best metropolitan areas for venture capital, according to The Atlantic Cities.

06/20/2013 – [x+1] Partners With Lotame to Expand Syndication Opportunities

[x+1], a leading provider of digital marketing and data management software, and Lotame Solutions, Inc., the global leader in unifying data management, today announced a technology partnership for data sharing and media buying.

06/20/2013 – Sterling-Based Fixmo Acquires Perlego Systems

Fixmo, a Sterling-based developer of mobile security and mobility management tools, said on Thursday it has acquired Perlego Systems, a developer of data protection and personal privacy software for smartphones and tablets.

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