07/24/2014 – Movius grabs $13 mln in round led by PointGuard Ventures
Movius Interactive Corp. has received $13 million in funding.
07/23/2014 – Beanstalk Raises $2 Million in Seed Funding to Simplify Taxes
Beanstalk, an online SaaS-based tax platform for small-to-medium sized businesses and their advisors, announced today that it has raised $2 million in seed funding led by leading venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from EPIC Ventures, Deep Fork Capital, and former Wall Street executive and investor Jim Engebretsen.
07/22/2014 – Synlogic raises $29.4m to help develop synthetic biology platform
Synlogic Inc. said Tuesday that it has raised $29.4 million in a Series A financing led by Atlas Venture and New Enterprise Associates.
07/21/2014 – Cerecor raises $32 million to develop drug that treats severe depression
Baltimore biopharmaceutical firm Cerecor Inc. has raised $32 million in a Series B fundraising round led by New Enterprise Associates, Apple Tree Partners and MPM Capital.
07/17/2014 – Multiplier Capital, LP closes first fund at $227 million
Multiplier Capital, a venture debt fund with established excellence in growth capital lending, today announced the final closing of its first fund, Multiplier Capital, LP, with investable capital of approximately $227 million.
07/17/2014 – BetterDoctor Closes $10 million Series A led by New Enterprise Associates
Promising news for any unlucky american in immediate need of a doctor: BetterDoctor, the San Francisco based healthcare tool and online doctor search service, has closed a $10 million Series A funding round led by New Enterprise Associates and participated by existing investors including SoftTechVC and Finnish venture capital firm Lifeline Ventures.
07/17/2014 – Baltimore-area companies raise $29.5M in venture capital during second quarter
Baltimore-area companies took home 12 percent of the money venture firms invested in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C., region in the second quarter.
07/17/2014 – Latisys Positioned in New Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, North America
Company Achieves First Ever Placement, Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute
07/15/2014 – Motionsoft, maker of fitness club software, raises $10M Series B
Motionsoft, which sells check-in, billing and other management software to fitness clubs, on Tuesday announced a $10 million Series B funding led by Alexandria-based Route 66 Ventures.
07/14/2014 – Edison Ventures Changes Name to Edison Partners
Edison Ventures, the New Jersey-based venture capital firm with offices in McLean, said on Monday it has changed its name to Edison Partners.
07/02/2014 – Paladin Capital Group Appoints Former NSA Executive Chris Inglis
Paladin Capital Group is pleased to announce that the former Deputy Director of the NSA Chris Inglis has joined Paladin as a Venture Partner.
07/01/2014 – Acentia Subsidiary Awarded IRS Data Systems Support Contract
An Acentia subsidiary has won a five-year, $68 million contract to provide information technology services to the Internal Revenue Service‘s data delivery organization.
06/27/2014 – Pharmacy Pricing & Benefits Analysis Platform Truveris Raised Another $12.75M
Truveris, a leading platform for pharmacy pricing and benefits analysis, today announced it raised $12.75 million in a Series C Round financing.
06/26/2014 – BlockScore Lands $2M In Funding For Making I.D. Verification Easier
In 2012, about 7 percent of all people aged 16 or older in the U.S. experienced identity theft, with their financial losses totaling $24.7 billion. Christopher Morton is familiar with the crime because in 2007, he had his identity stolen.
06/25/2014 – Optoro Wins NVTC Hottest VC Deal Award
The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) honored Optoro with the Hottest VC Deal award at their annual Hot Ticket Awards.
06/24/2014 – RedOwl Analytics Announces $4.6 Million of New Funding
RedOwl Analytics, a company that applies analytics to internal corporate data streams for proactive risk oversight, announced the closing of their Series A financing with $4.6 million of new funding.
06/24/2014 – SIM Partners Secures $8M in Series A Funding
SIM Partners said that it has raised $8M in Series A funding led by River Cities Capital Funds and Jump Capital.
06/24/2014 – RedOwl Analytics Announces $4.6 Million of New Funding
The Summer 2013 TechBUZZ presenting company has raised $4.6 million for technology that applies analytics to internal corporate data streams for proactive risk oversight.
06/23/2014 – Scivantage Raises $20M to Fuel Continued Growth and Product Innovation
ORIX Ventures, Comerica Bank, BBH Capital Partners and Edison Ventures Lead Latest Round to Support Client Demand and Strategic Partnerships
06/23/2014 – EY Announces EdgeConneX CEO Randy Brouckman Is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award Winner in Greater Washington
Award Recognizes Entrepreneurial Excellence in Technology and Biotechnology Category
06/20/2014 – Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Greater Washington Revealed: ECS Federal, Matchbox Among Winners
To the tune of a live jazz band playing the Daft Punk song “Get Lucky”, the 2014 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards of Greater Washington winners were last night unveiled at the Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner
06/17/2014 – River Cities Capital Funds leads an $8M tech round
River Cities Capital Funds, a national venture capital firm that splits its headquarters between Cincinnati, Ohio and Raleigh, led an $8 million investment round in social marketing automation firm SIM Partners.
06/17/2014 – VeloCloud Networks Announces $21 M in Funding Led by NEA, Venrock and The Fabric
VeloCloud Networks, Inc., a pioneer in Cloud-Delivered WAN, today announced it has raised $21 million in funding led by leading venture capital firms New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Venrock as well as incubator firm, The Fabric.
06/17/2014 – Oxford Finance Closes $6.1 Million Senior Credit Facility with Synergy Health Centers
Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, today announced that a $6.1 million round of financing was provided to Synergy Health Centers ("Synergy").
06/17/2014 – MEDIA ADVISORY: 20 Startups to Present at TechBUZZ Summer 2014
300+ angel and venture investors, corporate partners, entrepreneurs and business advisors will gather to see 20 technology or tech-enabled companies present their innovative businesses at the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association’s (MAVA) TechBUZZ for summer 2014.
06/16/2014 – MAVA Announces CEOs Blake Hall and James Quigley to Speak at TechBUZZ Hosted at AOL Fishbowl
MAVA today announced two Keynote Speakers, CEOs Blake Hall of ID.me and James Quigley of Canvas, to join the program during TechBUZZ-Summer 2014.
06/13/2014 – Square 1 Bank Provides $1.5MM Credit Facility to Education Elements
Square 1 Bank announced that it has provided a $1.5 million credit facility to new client Education Elements, Inc., a nationally recognized personalized learning solutions company that partners with districts and schools to transform teaching and learning through integrating technology and pedagogy in the classroom.
06/13/2014 – Astea Announces $3 Million Credit Facility from Silicon Valley Bank
Astea International Inc. (NASDAQ:ATEA), a global provider of service management and mobile workforce solutions, today announced that it has obtained a two year revolving line of credit for working capital needs from Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) for $3 million.
06/11/2014 – Oxford Finance Closes $4MM Debt Facility With IntelliCyt
Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, today announced the closing of a $2.5 million senior secured term loan agreement and a $1.5 million revolving line of credit with IntelliCyt Corporation ("IntelliCyt").
06/11/2014 – RuiYi Closes $4 Million Venture Loan from Silicon Valley Bank
RuiYi, Inc., a global therapeutic innovation leader, announced today the close of a $4 million debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank to advance a pipeline of novel monoclonal antibodies (mAb) targeting G protein coupled receptors (GPCRs).