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Accounting and advisory firm Ernst & Young said it has opened nominations for its Greater Washington Entrepreneur of the Year awards.
Arlington-based cloud computing startup Distil.it has received $1.8 million in venture capital funding, led by ff Venture Capital with CIT participation.
New Enterprise Associates (NEA), the Chevy Chase-based venture capital firm, said it has increased its investment in Leyden Energy, a Silicon Valley-based developer of advanced batteries for the mobile, consumer electronics and light electric vehicle markets.
As of last count, Booker is now processing about 1 million appointment requests for its customers on a monthly basis. It has grown beyond that into marketing and sales development functions.
newBrandAnalytics (nBA), the global leader in social intelligence, announces the latest release of nBA Insight, nBA Connect and nBA Advantage.
Paladin Capital Group, a DC-based private equity firm, said it has invested in San Francisco-based BuildingIQ, a developer of building energy management software, as part of the company's new $9 million round.
A new UNICEF campaign is seeking donations for items like polio vaccines, rehydration salts and therapeutic food to ship to families (and their babies) across the world, and it’s enlisting the help of sincere-hips endorser Shakira and her boyfriend, Gerard Piqué, center-back for FC Barcelona. Oh, and Woodberry-based startup SocialToaster is in on the action.
High Street Partners, Inc. (HSP) announces the opening of its newest overseas office in Munich, Germany.
Software developer Pentaho Corp. received $23 million in October from Benchmark Capital, Duff Ackerman & Goodrich LLC, Index Ventures and New Enterprise Associates Inc.
Despite the low numbers in Maryland and the nation, Julia Spicer, executive director of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association in McLean, Va., said she is optimistic for the Greater Washington region.