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10/22/2012 – Maryland Innovation Initiative names board chair, unveils first two programs

The Maryland Innovation Initiative on Monday named a new board chair and unveiled its first two programs designed to provide funding to support the commercialization of technologies at five universities in the state.

10/19/2012 – newBrandAnalytics Executives to be Featured at International Hotel , Motel and Restaurant Show

Kristin Muhlner, CEO of newBrandAnalytics, the global leader in social market intelligence, will be featured as part of the Keynote Luncheon during the Hospitality Leadership Forum.

10/19/2012 – Bethesda-Based Novak Biddle Increases Investment in Parchment

Novak Biddle Venture Partners, the Bethesda-based venture capital firm, said it has increased its investment in Arizona-based Parchment, a provider of electronic transcript exchange services.

10/18/2012 – Chevy Chase-Based NEA Leads $25 Million Round for BloomReach

New Enterprise Associates (NEA), the Chevy Chase-based venture capital firm, said on Thursday it has led a new $25 million round of funding for BloomReach, a Silicon Valley-based developer of big data marketing apps.

10/18/2012 – Claremont BioSolutions joins forces with In-Q-Tel

Claremont BioSolutions, which makes DNA extraction technology, announced a partnership with CIA venture capital wing In-Q-Tel.

10/18/2012 – BloomReach Raises $25 Million; Series C Led By New Enterprise Associates

BloomReach, creators of big data marketing applications, today announced $25 million in Series C funding, led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA).

10/17/2012 – Mayor Emanuel and Venture Capital Firm New Enterprise Associates Announce New Chicago Office

New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA), a leading global venture capital firm, today announced with Mayor Rahm Emanuel that the company will establish an office in Chicago to serve its growing portfolio in the region.

10/17/2012 – Chevy Chase-Based New Enterprise Associates to Expand to Chicago

New Enterprise Associates (NEA), the Chevy Chase-based venture capital firm focused on information technology, healthcare and energy technology investments, said on Wednesday it will open a new office in Chicago.

10/16/2012 – J. Moore Partners Establishes Operations in South Korea

Korean Technology Investment Expert, David Oh, is Named Managing Director and Leads Efforts in Asia.

10/15/2012 – Tech Bisnow Profiles New Atlantic Ventures: The View From John's Perch

Distilled Intelligence 2.0 came to a close Friday but not before we caught up with New Atlantic Ventures managing partner John Backus.

10/15/2012 – WealthEngine and TransUnion Announce Strategic Partnership to Offer New Consumer Insights Using Sophisticated Wealth Scores

WealthEngine, Inc.(TM), a leading provider of sophisticated prospect research and wealth intelligence, and TransUnion, a global leader in information and risk management, today announced a strategic partnership to provide new, highly predictive wealth scores for the financial services and insurance markets.

10/15/2012 – TechBUZZ Presenters, Barrel of Jobs win Distilled Intelligence 2.0 Day 2 Seed Stage Competition

Distilled Intelligence 2.0 came to a close Friday...Attendees anxiously await the announcement of the five companies that won the seed stage competition Friday.

10/14/2012 – HighRoad Solution & Higher Logic are the First Gold Star Certified Solution Partners Awarded by TMA Resources for Their Integration wit h Personify

After an extensive due diligence process was conducted by TMA Resources, HighRoad Solution along with Higher Logic were the first solution partners to achieved Gold Star Certified status on October 11, 2012 after demonstrating the following capabilities:

10/13/2012 – Posts Tagged ‘’; Pitch Pit: Distilled Intelligence 2.0

It was brain overload at Distilled Intelligence 2012.

10/11/2012 – The Final Winners of Distilled Intelligence 2.0 Day 1 Announced: TechBUZZ Presenter Speek

It was brain overload at Distilled Intelligence 2012. This is essentially a monsterous pitch competition for startup companies. 100 companies went to task.. delivering their pitches under three minutes.

10/10/2012 – 'Activity Rocket' Launches

Ilene Miller and Lisa Friedlander are busy Bethesda moms who had an innovative idea — and now their inspiration is benefiting scores of families throughout Montgomery County, Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia. “Activity Rocket” has taken off and is soaring.

10/10/2012 – Leading Sports Franchises in US and UK Partner with WealthEngine to Build Stronger Sales and Marketing Programs for Premium Seating and Suites

WealthEngine, Inc.™, a leading provider of sophisticated wealth intelligence and analytics, announced today partnerships with several leading sporting franchises to provide custom sales and marketing analytics to enhance prospecting among high-net-worth individuals and business executives and owners for premium ticketing and suite-leasing activities.

10/09/2012 – Annapolis-Based Zenoss Raises $25 Million in Funding, Grotech Ventures and Boulder Ventures participate in round

Zenoss, the Annapolis-based developer of IT operations software that has significant operation in Austin, Texas, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $25 million in its third round of funding.

10/09/2012 – DC-Based Carlyle Names Joseph Schenk as Operating Executive

The Carlyle Group, the DC-based private equity giant, has named Joseph Schenk as an operating executive in its Global Financial Services Group.

10/09/2012 – Square 1 Bank Experiences Steady Stream of Success in Silicon Valley

Square 1 Bank, a full service commercial bank serving the financial needs of entrepreneurs in the life science and technology sectors, and the venture capital community, today announced strong momentum in Silicon Valley including new key hires, client wins and key partnerships with local startup incubators.

10/08/2012 – TechBuzz Presenter: Congratulations to Kinergy Health, winner of the Patient Engagement Blue Button® Challenge.

Congratulations to Kinergy Health, winner of the Patient Engagement Blue Button® Challenge.

10/05/2012 – Mid-Atlantic Bio Panels Covered in Report

The 2012 Mid-Atlantic Bio Conference took place September 27-28 bringing together hundreds of key industry stakeholders to hear from a variety of experts on business, finance and policy.

10/02/2012 – Boston-based Cloudant Gets Strategic Investment from In-Q-Tel

Cloudant, a Boston-based developer of web and mobile applications, announced on Tuesday it has signed a custom development and strategic investment agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT), an organization funded by U.S. government intelligence agencies.

10/02/2012 – Opower Named the 2012 Global Cleantech 100 Company of the Year

Opower, the global leader in customer engagement solutions for the utility industry, today announced it was named the 2012 Global Cleantech 100 Company of the Year.

10/02/2012 – newBrandAnalytics Launches nBA 3.0, Revolutionizes How Companies Use Social Media to Drive Business Strategy

newBrandAnalytics, the global leader in social market intelligence, announces the release of nBA 3.0, the most technologically-advanced social market intelligence solution on the market.

10/02/2012 – Maven Developer Van Zyl Focuses On Code Security

It's a well-recognized fact that the earlier a security exposure is found, the less it costs to fix. Sonatype CTO Jason van Zyl wants to carry that finding out to its logical conclusion and detect and fix vulnerabilities during development.

10/02/2012 – Mitre Corp. wins $1B consulting deal with CMS

Mitre Corp. has won a federal contract worth as much as $1 billion over five years to offer “strategic guidance” and advice to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

10/01/2012 – DC job-search start-up launching at DEMO in Silicon Valley

Washington, D.C.-based start-up Barrel of Jobs has a new way to find and apply for jobs.

10/01/2012 – Center for Innovative Technology Launches New Website

The Herndon-based Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), a non-profit offering capital formation, market development and revenue generation services to young Virginia tech companies, said on Monday it has launched a redesigned website, aimed at helping visitors more easily find information and services.

10/01/2012 – DC job-search start-up Barrel of Jobs launching at DEMO in Silicon Valley

Washington, D.C.-based start-up Barrel of Jobs has a new way to find and apply for jobs.

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