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04/14/2014 – Venture firms raise $8.9B in first quarter as exit picture brightens

Venture firms across the U.S. raised a collective $8.9 billion in the first three months of 2014, marking the industry's healthiest quarter in seven years, according to data released Monday by the National Venture Capital Association and Thomson Reuters.

04/14/2014 – Herndon-Based CIT Backs Neoantigenics; 100th Investment for GAP Funds

The Herndon-based Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) said it has invested an unspecified amount in Neoantigenics, a Charlottesville-based biotech company developing a targeted treatment for cancer.

04/14/2014 – Chevy Chase-Based NEA Unveils Plans for Second "In The Studio" Program

New Enterprise Associates (NEA), the Chevy Chase-based venture capital firm, has announced plans for the second installment of its design mentorship program, known as "In the Studio."

04/14/2014 – SocialLadder honored at Phorum tech conference

About 100 days ago, Alana Bly and Raavi Iqbal took a big risk. They quit their jobs to pursue a startup full-time. Luckily, it paid off.

04/11/2014 – CIT GAP Funds Portfolio Reaches New 100 Milestone with Investment in Neoantigenics

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today that its CIT GAP Funds' portfolio reached 100 companies with an investment in Neoantigenics, a University of Virginia spin-out and Charlottesville-based biotech company that is developing a targeted treatment for cancer.

04/10/2014 – Scoutmob raises $3M as the Atlanta startup pivots to e-commerce

Atlanta-based Scoutmob has raised about $3 million in venture capital, short of the $5 million it had been seeking.

04/10/2014 – ZeroFOX Wins 2014 CRTC Rising Star Award

ZeroFOX, a cyber security firm specializing in Social Risk Management, was named the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council’s Rising Star for 2014.

04/10/2014 – nPulse Technologies Named Finalist for CBIC 2014 Award

nPulse Technologies today announced that Charlottesville Business Innovation Council (CBIC) has named the company's Capture Probe eXtreme (CPX) 4.0 appliance as a finalist for the annual CBIC awards.

04/10/2014 – OpGen Gets $11.6M in In-Q-Tel-Led Debt Funding

OpGen has raised $4 million in debt, warrants and securities funding from a group of investors led by In-Q-Tel, Citybizlist reported Tuesday.

04/10/2014 – DC Tech's Gryphn Acquires Text Message Backup Platform Uppidy, Changes Name to ArmorText

Gryphn, the D.C.-based secure mobile messaging platform, announced Wednesday that it has acquired Uppidy, another District startup providing SMS backup solutions.

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