07/31/2014 – Square 1 Bank Provides $2MM Debt Facility to Novasentis
Square 1 Bank announced that it has provided a $2 million debt facility to new client Novasentis, a leading developer of haptic actuators and sensory technology.
07/30/2014 – Bethesda firm Synapsify raises $850K investment
Synapsify, a text analytics company in Bethesda, has won a $145,000 investment through the Maryland Venture Fund, part of an $850,000 investment round.
07/30/2014 – Cooley Advises New Enterprise Associates and Oak Investment Partners on $70 Million Series D Financing of NextNav
Cooley LLP announced today that it advised investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Oak Investment Partners on the $70 million series D funding of NextNav LLC.
07/30/2014 – Ulthera, Merz Finalize Acquisition Deal
Mesa, Arizona-based Ulthera, which makes aesthetic medicine medical devices for face and neck lifts, is now part of Merz, after regulatory approvals by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice, the companies said Tuesday.
07/29/2014 – Next-Gen Software Platform IIX Raises $10.4 Million
Niagara-based International Internet Exchange (IIX Inc.), a next-generation software and interconnection platform designed for enterprises, content providers, cloud providers and other network operators, has raised $10.4 million in venture capital.
07/27/2014 – Amedica reaches $26 million funding, debt financing agreement
Amedica Corporation announced it has secured up to $26 million in additional funding.
07/25/2014 – Remote tech support company iTOK raises $18M in equity funding
Lehi-based iTOK, a remote technology support company for individuals and small businesses, announced a Series B $18 million round of equity financing.
07/24/2014 – Decision Lens Secures $6.5 Million in Funding to Continue Record-Breaking Growth
Decision Lens, the leading provider of Strategic Prioritization and Resource Optimization solutions, announced today the completion of a $6.5 million funding which included a $4.4 million Series-A Preferred round led by Vision Thinkers, LLC and $2.1 million in debt.
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.
07/07/2014 – Regent Education Raises $9 Million to Expand Sales and Support of Financial Aid Management Solutions
egent Education, the leading provider of financial aid management and enrollment optimization software solutions for higher education institutions, today announced a $9 million round of funding to support and accelerate the company's growth.
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