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"19.01.2017 17:46:34" finance.yahoo.com Finalists Announced for First Annual LendIt Industry Awards NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- LendIt , the world's largest show in lending and Fintech, today announced finalists for its first annual LendIt Industry Awards. Out of hundreds of applicants worldwide, ... Thrilled to see Canaan so well represented among LendIt Conference finalists:
Executive of the Year - Orchard Platform's Matt Burton
Fintech Woman of the Year - RealtyMogul.com's Jilliene Helman
Top Fintech Equity Investor - Canaan Partners
"11.01.2017 21:55:30" statnews.com What Trump gets wrong about drug companies President-elect Donald Trump said drug companies are "getting away with murder,'' but the issue of drug pricing is not so black and white. The issue of drug pricing isn't as black and white as Trump suggests. As a former physician and pharmaceutical executive — and as a current investor and board member for several startup biotech companies — Tim Shannon offers his thoughts in Statnews.com.
"11.01.2017 17:07:10" social.techcrunch.com Life insurance startup Ladder launches in California Ladder, the new life insurance startup looking to bring policy enrollment as easy as picking up a mobile phone, has launched in its first market --.. After closing a Canaan-led $14M Series B, Ladder launches a dramatically simplied life insurance process in California!
"08.01.2017 00:25:34" blog.canaan.com Capella Space - Getting the Full Picture We invested in a company called Skybox Imaging in 2012. The founders of Skybox had an audacious plan — to radically change the way… Deepak Kamra's post on the history behind our current investment in Capella Space
"23.12.2016 13:29:19" ft.com Netmarble snaps up US games studio Kabam South Korea's biggest mobile game group steps up western push ahead of planned IPO Congrats to Kabam team on the acquisition by Netmarble!
"09.12.2016 06:16:18" bloomberg.com A Treasuries Maverick Rises From the Dead With Help From Merger Direct Match Holdings Inc.'s effort to disrupt U.S. Treasuries trading is back from the dead, thanks to a merger that gives the company access to a key clearinghouse. Direct Match and OpenBondX merge to disrupt U.S. Treasuries trading!
"02.12.2016 20:19:28" Leanplum Read Canaan Partners's take on how #B2C brands can leverage the #mobile marketing cloud: http://buff.ly/2gvQNPS Joydeep Bhattacharyya and Rayfe Gaspar-Asaoka share their thoughts on the B2C landscape: Why we're so excited to lead Leanplum's Series C
"21.11.2016 22:02:29" Nasdaq Canaan Partners FinTech Central featuring Orchard Platform, 500 Startups, & Techstars LIVE Nasdaq interview with Michael Gilroy and tonight's FinTech Central speakers from Orchard Platform, Techstars and 500 Startups !
"16.11.2016 22:56:50" www2.deloitte.com 2016 Technology Fast 500 award winners | Deloitte US Presenting the 2016 Technology Fast 500 award winners. Canaan portcos well represented among Deloitte's 2016 Fastest Growing Technology Companies in North America. Congrats to:
Cardlytics - #91
ShopKeep - #116
Truveris - #131
"16.11.2016 21:06:12" medium.com The hybrid model of vehicle ownership Our social future is necessarily influenced by the growing ubiquity of the sharing economy. From sharing homes to sharing cars, technology… Turo's CEO, Andre Haddad explores the hybrid car ownership model that puts everyone in the car they want!
"14.11.2016 20:14:08" social.techcrunch.com Zugata raises $7 million to make annual performance reviews obsolete
"12.11.2016 00:56:16" bizjournals.com Kevin Chou pilots Kabam into position as a premier mobile game developer - San Francisco Business Times In a football game, it's easy to know whether you're winning or not. Just look at the scoreboard. But for Kevin Chou, the CEO of Kabam, Inc., a mobile game developer headquartered in San Francisco, figuring out if games like “Marvel: Contest of Congrats Kevin Chou at Kabam! Great write up in San Francisco Business Times and named among the Bay Area's most admired CEOs for 2016:
"12.11.2016 00:51:45" finsmes.com ReVision Optics Raises $32m in Funding Congrats to RVO on the $32M funding for Raindrop Near Vision Inlay!
"01.11.2016 04:05:23" bizjournals.com Need business advice? A former Google exec has 'Emissaries' ready to help - New York Business Journal Congrats to Emissay on its $10M series A and launch!
"01.11.2016 03:51:55" blog.canaan.com Welcoming Mynd to the Canaan Portfolio We are excited to announce today Canaan Partners investment in Mynd (www.mynd.co) — an innovative company which is reinventing the property… Rich Boyle comments on Canaan's investment in Mynd - an innovative company...delivering the first ever real-time property management platform for the industry.
"26.10.2016 00:48:16" marketwired.com Mobile-First Property Management Company, Mynd, Secures $5.5M in Funding Led by Canaan Partners; Access Now Open to San Francisco Bay Area Rental Property Owners OAKLAND, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 25, 2016) - Today, Mynd, a simpler and more transparent way to manage rental properties, announced it secured $5.5 million in Series A funding, led by Canaan Partners, and the opening of its service to investors with rental Congrats and welcome to the Mynd - Property Management team! We're thrilled to lead the $5.5M Series A
"20.10.2016 00:20:10" Ladder From lending to life insurance, fintech investing is turning to insurance and Ladder is leading the way. Ladder raises $14M funding for a new direct to consumer life insurance company. Congrats and welcome!
"18.10.2016 23:10:50" Leanplum Excited to announce that we just closed a $29M Series C round! Huge thanks to Canaan Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Shasta Ventures: http://buff.ly/2eBJdEd Congrats - We're thrilled to lead this round!
"13.10.2016 03:36:39" prnewswire.com Relievant Medsystems, Inc. Secures $36 Million in Equity Financing for INTRACEPT® Clinical Development and Commercial Launch Preparation REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Relievant Medsystems, Inc., a privately held medical device... Congrats! Relievant Medsystems gets $36M to accelerate execution of INTRACEPT, a medical device for the treatment of chronic low back pain (CLBP)
"11.10.2016 23:18:42" bizjournals.com M.D. Anderson's OncoResponse raises additional Series A capital - Houston Business Journal The Series A round, which is up to $19.5 million now, is still ongoing. Congrats to OncoResponse! Added another $7M to their Series A for a total of $19.5M
"05.10.2016 21:26:54" social.techcrunch.com Ollie raises $4.4M to deliver date night meals to dogs on the regular Chicken, peas, beef, sweet potatoes, and blueberries, the stuff of $40 meals in places like Hayes Valley and Greenwich Village — and starting today, also.. Congrats on your $4.4M funding Ollie! We've always had a soft spot for our canine friends - some of you may remember our Canaan Canines features. Thrilled to welcome #Ollie to Canaan.
"03.10.2016 22:44:14" alleywatch.com #NYCtech Week in Review - AlleyWatch #Kustomer Series A and Canaan promotions featured in AlleyWatch
"27.09.2016 21:20:52" beckon.com Press | Beckon Marketing Intelligence, Analytics + Dashboards Get the latest scoop on marketing intelligence press announcements, awards and innovations in the space. Beckon, Inc. raises an additional $10M to solidify its position as The Source of Truth for Marketing and continue its rapid growth—a 225% revenue increase in three quarters. Congrats!
"27.09.2016 20:39:16" social.techcrunch.com Kustomer, founded by Salesforce alums, nabs $12.5M to repair customer care The need to contact customer support is the bane of many a modern consumer's existence: not only is it likely that you are doing it because you have a.. Congrats to Kustomer on their $10M Series A! "Beyond the seasoned team, we chose to invest in Kustomer because the platform is truly revolutionary"
"26.09.2016 22:27:24" blog.canaan.com Promotion and Growth in Canaan's Tech Practice We have wonderful things going on at Canaan Partners. Last week, we announced the additions of Rich Boyle and Joydeep Bhattacharyya as… Today, we are celebrating the promotions of two essential members of the Canaan family: Brendan Dickinson and Michael Gilroy!
"26.09.2016 22:25:28" blog.canaan.com Promotion and Growth in Canaan's Healthcare Practice I joined Canaan a year ago because I was compelled by the people — not just a group of talented investors but also a team that spent time… Celebrating the promotions of Julie Papanek to Partner and Colleen Cuffaro to Principal!
"20.09.2016 22:07:54" bloomberg.com Allergan Buys Liver Drug Maker Tobira for Up to $1.7 Billion Congrats to Tobira Therapeutics! Allergan announced and acquisition deal worth up to $1.7B
"20.09.2016 20:21:20" Olmi A great resource for #entrepreneurs from my friends Canaan Partners, congrats Maha Ibrahim & team. #Pitchbook
"19.09.2016 18:14:57" social.techcrunch.com Canaan adds two new partners and expands into SF Canaan Partners, the multi-stage venture capital firm, is beefing up its enterprise software investment team and looking to spend more time in San Francisco..
"19.09.2016 17:58:27" blog.canaan.com Canaan Partners From Sand Hill To San Francisco: Canaan Partners Grows Its Enterprise Practice and Shifts North ~ Welcome to the Canaan Partners family, Joydeep & Rich!
"16.09.2016 14:16:30" youtube.com Innovation to Impact: Dr. Lieping Chen and NextCure - YouTube Dr. Lieping Chen, the United Technologies Corporation Professor in Cancer Research and Professor of Immunobiology, of Dermatology and of Medicine (Medical On... Yale Innovation & Entrepreneurship video featuring portco NextCure and our own Tim Shannon!
"16.09.2016 06:26:15" medium.com Canaan Partners Hiring a Technology Investment Analyst Canaan Partners is hiring an investment analyst to join the technology team in our New York City office. The analyst role is a 2–3 year… We're looking for an Investment Analyst for our New York Office. Details and how to apply below.
"14.09.2016 05:18:36" nbcnews.com No More Reading Glasses? New Implant May Help With Aging Eyes - NBC News The Raindrop implant reshapes the cornea to correct nearsightedness. Cheri Eckstadt, of Minnesota, is about to become the first person in the nation to get the newly-approved FDA device. An end to reading glasses in sight? RVO's Raindrop Near Vision Inlay featured on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt. Introducing a whole new era in opthalmology!
"13.09.2016 16:24:42" mobihealthnews.com Glooko and Diasend merge to create global diabetes management platform; raise $8M Two diabetes management companies, Mountain View, California-based Glooko and Gothenburg, Sweden-based Diasend, will merge into a unified company, leveraging the global capabilities of Diasend and the user-friendly platform of Glooko. Glooko raises $8M and merges with Diasend! The new company now covers 4,000 diabetes clinics in 23 countries and downloads data from more than 160 different devices.
"13.09.2016 16:13:49" adexchanger.com Arbor Raises $6.5 Million To Help Pubs Capitalize On People-Based Data | AdExchanger There are walled gardens, and then there's Arbor. The startup, which raised a $6.5 million round on Tuesday, bills itself as a marketplace for people-based data. Think of it as a supply-side platform mated with a co-op for deterministic data. The bulk of Congrats! Arbor gets $6.5M to help publishers and app developers control their data assets and get to market
"13.09.2016 16:00:32" prnewswire.com Yale Entrepreneurial Institute and Canaan Partners Lead the Way to Help Life Science Students and Faculty Prepare for Life Outside the Lab NEW HAVEN, Conn. and WESTPORT, Conn., Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yale Entrepreneurial Institute (YEI),... Following successful inaugural session, Yale Entrepreneurial Institute and Canaan expand program to include Yale faculty and staff and University of Connecticut affiliates.
"12.09.2016 18:37:18" Timeline Photos Team Canaan at the Closer to Free Ride on Saturday!
"08.09.2016 20:49:04" wsj.com Canaan Partners Congrats to Chrono Therapeutics on their $47.6M Series B!
"08.09.2016 20:37:58" biotechnation.podomatic.com Episode 16-36 Women in Biotechnology Venture Capital On this week's BioTech Nation, the second installment in our two-part series on Women in biotech venture capital. It's WENDE HUTTON, NINA KJELLSON and JULIE PAPANEK, all from Canaan Partners. BioTech Nation: Wende Hutton, Nina Kjellson and Julie Papnek discuss women in biotech venture capital
"31.08.2016 19:17:00" fortune.com Questions Swirl Around Aviato Founder's New Fund and Finances Erlich Bachmann lists his car on peer-to-peer rental service. Yes, that really is Deepak Kamra, and you really can rent the Aviato car from Silicon Valley via Turo!
"27.08.2016 00:16:11" nytimes.com U.S. Proposes Immigration Rule Aimed at Entrepreneurs The proposal, which doesn't require congressional approval, would grant temporary entry for up to five years to people building start-ups in the U.S. Deepak Kamra testified before Congress three years ago in favor of a visa for entrepreneurs and comments again in today's New York Times.
"22.08.2016 16:37:16" forbes.com From Antibiotics To Food Safety: Sample6 Finds A Niche, And $12.7M, After A Sharp Turn Sample6 is announcing today it has raised $12.7 million in a Series C venture financing to see how far it can go to help protect global food supplies. Sample6 closes $12.5M Series C to scale-up commercialization of world's fastest food pathogen detection system for food safety
"18.08.2016 16:03:32" panelpicker.sxsw.com Not Your Father's Insurance Big data & millennials pose huge opportunities for disruption of significantly improved underwriting, claims handling & broker relationships, as well as a highly technological market willing to trade personal information for discounts. New entrants are Vote today to see this #insuretech session at SXSW with our own Brendan Dickinson; Tom Hutton, XL Innovate; Jamie Hale, Ladder; and Matt Miller, Embrokerr
"16.08.2016 20:04:37" prnewswire.com Scintilla Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Subsidiary of Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc., to Acquire Semnur Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Further Deepen its Pain Management Pipeline SAN DIEGO, Aug. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Scintilla Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Scintilla"), a subsidiary of Sorrento... Canaan-backed Semnur Pharmaceuticals aquired by Sorrento for $200M!
"12.08.2016 00:29:03" businessinsider.com This founder sold his last startup to Google for $400 million, and now he's created a Tinder for movies and TV shows MightyTV wants to help you find what show and movie to watch next. Thrilled to be partnering with the Mighty team! MightyTV revealed Thursday it has raised an additional $2 million in seed capital from Canaan Partners and Spark Capital, bringing its total funding to $4.25 million.
"11.08.2016 19:43:34" bizjournals.com Protagonist Therapeutics hits target with $90 million IPO - Silicon Valley Business Journal The Milpitas developer of oral treatments for colon disease sold more stock than expected. Congrats to Dinesh and entire Protagonist Therapeutics team on their $90M IPO!
"10.08.2016 01:06:30" panelpicker.sxsw.com SXSW PanelPicker PLEASE VOTE! Canaan Partners has 3 sessions in this year's SXSW Interactive Panel Picker. Two female Investment Professionals, as well as early leaders in #InsurTech:
Brendan Dickinson - Not Your Father's Insurance:
"08.08.2016 20:00:29" panelpicker.sxsw.com SXSW PanelPicker 3 Canaan panels made the cut to the SXSW Panel Picker ! Please search for Canaan and vote - http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/
Don't Be Afraid – Succeeding in Digital Health:
• Wende Hutton, Canaan Partners
• Alan Levy, Chrono Therapeutics
• David O'Reilly,
"07.08.2016 16:24:27" crowdfundinsider.com At the Intersection of Fintech: Canaan Partners - Crowdfund Insider Canaan Partners is a Silicon Valley VC firm that has over $4.0 billion under management with a good portion of their investments going into seed / early st Rich Boyle shares his thoughts on opportunities in Fintech with CrowdfundInsider
"03.08.2016 21:34:30" blog.turo.com Canaan Partners Andre Haddad shares how Turo is empowering car owners to rent out their Teslas
"19.07.2016 21:59:00" medium.com Onwards and Upwards — Rocketrip Story Pt. 2 This is Part Two of the Rocketrip story. In Part One I spoke about Rocketrip's strategy to educate a brand new market of buyers via content… Very few startups are able to successfully transition their biz model to SaaS. Rocketrip did & Micahel Gilroy tells their story is here
"11.07.2016 19:45:45" social.techcrunch.com Drupe reimagines the address book with $3 million in funding The mobile phone has transformed quite a bit in the last ten years, but the heart of it — the address book — hasn't changed much. Drupe, with brand new.. Congrats to Drupe - Contacts. Your way. Canaan Partners Israel joins the drupe team in their mission to dramatically revolutionize the way mobile users interact with their smartphones
"08.07.2016 17:57:43" Timeline Photos Thanks to our speakers and guests for another successful FinTech Central!
"01.07.2016 07:34:08" webwire.com Canaan Partners' Bolsters Technology Practice with Addition of Newest Partner, Richard Boyle MENLO PARK -- JUNE 30, 2016 -- Canaan Partners, early-stage investors in leading technology and healthcare companies, today announced the appointment of Richard Boyle as Partner. Boyle joins Canaan with more than 25 years experience in Silicon Valley Huge Canaan welcome to Rich Boyle, the newest partner on our technology team!
"30.06.2016 07:15:54" fintechcentral3.splashthat.com Canaan Partners' FinTech Central Join us for the next installment of Canaan Partners' FinTech Central, a quarterly series bringing together entrepreneurs and investors from across the industry. This quarter we'll be exploring the rapid evolution of the equities and fixed income Don't miss #FinTechCentral July 7 - Future of the Exchange featuring speakers from Nasdaq, Barclays, Trumid Financial, Direct Match
"17.06.2016 00:47:20" health.oliverwyman.com OWHIC Leaders Alliance: Members Share Views on Most Pressing Issues in Healthcare Today The OWHIC Leaders Alliance is comprised of individuals who are passionate about accelerating market progress and committed to breaking down industry barriers to drive real change. Nina Kjellson, "we have a long way to go before we can say the industry has a good handle on positively influencing consumer behavior to create long-term healthy populations."
"15.06.2016 23:37:36" businesswire.com Node Secures $7.5 Million in Funding to Reorganize the Web Based on the People Who Use It |... Node today announced an investment totaling $7.5 million for its data intelligence layer that reorganizes information on the web based on the people w Congrats to Node - $7.5 Million to Usher the Next Era of Search and Discovery
"12.06.2016 01:02:16" cnbc.com These insurance start-ups are out to disrupt a $1 trillion industry Insurtech may be a new concept for investors, but it's attracting big names like Warren Buffett. Embroker among the companies disrupting the insurance industry...soon, insurtech will be much more difficult to ignore.
"06.06.2016 19:19:36" Timeline Photos Wende Hutton, Nina Kjellson and Julie Papanek discussed gender diversity in biotech during an interview with NPR's Moira Gunn at #BIO2016.
"01.06.2016 20:39:44" businesswire.com Tubular Labs Raises $10 Million in New Financing to Be the Standard in Online Video Measurement... Tubular announces new funding and the launch of Media Properties Rankings. Warren Lee comments on Tubular Labs $10M funding, "We led Tubular's Series B two years ago because we could see the rapidly growing demand from brands and agencies for actionable data and insights for their investments in video. The Tubular team has made
"26.05.2016 21:48:15" fiercebiotech.com Clifford Stocks' upstart OncoResponse gains Baxalta backing | FierceBiotech Clifford Stocks, CEO of Theraclone and founder of cancer immunotherapy upstart OncoResponse, can now add Baxalta to its expanding list of investors after the company signed up to help the embryonic biotech. Baxalta ($BXLT) joins #OncoResponse investors, pushing its total first round to $12.5 million.
"24.05.2016 21:57:01" businesswire.com RealtyMogul.com Becomes First U.S. Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform to Fully Fund... RealtyMogul.com, one of the leading online marketplaces for real estate investing, announced today that it has crossed $200 million in funded equity a Congrats to RealtyMogul.com on funding milestone! More than $200M in funded equity and debt transactions on its platform and $40 million in distributions of principal and returns to its investors.
"23.05.2016 19:11:01" fortune.com 12 Venture Capitalists Share What Startups Need to Do to Get Their Attention How to impress the money men and women. To get Deepak Kamra's attention, entrepreneurs have to "Show some passion!" Read responses from 12 VCs in Fortune Magazine
"19.05.2016 21:36:42" bridgingandcommercial.co.uk Borro receives national recognition Borro has been ranked 20th in the Sunday Times Heathrow SME Export Track 100. The Export Track 100 ranks the UK's SMEs by their international sales growth over their last two financial years and the property and asset finance lender has achieved rapid Congrats to borro - recognized for their rapid expansion in the UK and US!
"19.05.2016 01:31:36" empirestartups.com FinTech Panel: Real Estate's Tech Boom 2016 Empire Startups FinTech Conference New York City NYC real estate is growing at tremendous rates, and technology has been lockstep to match. According to a new report from real estate consulting firm RE: Tech, investors funneled $743.7 million ICYMI: Michael Gilroy moderated the FinTech Panel: Real Estate's Tech Boom at the 2016 Empire Startups #FinTech Conference in New York City - click below to watch
"19.05.2016 01:13:29" siia.net 2016 Winners Congrats to our portfolio #COdIE2016 winners Beckon, Inc., DICOM Grid and SOASTA, Inc.!
"17.05.2016 22:25:48" businesswire.com Embroker Secures $12.2 Million in Funding to Transform Risk and Insurance Management for... Embroker announced a $12.2 million funding round, establishing the company as the early leader in the rapidly growing property and casualty insurance Congrats to Embroker on $12.2M Series A - positioned to lead the charge in transforming the insurance market.
"17.05.2016 21:57:14" youtube.com What VC's Think of B2B Sales Traction, distribution, ACV, LTV, Magic Number, inside vs. outside sales. All are topics that often come up in board rooms, investor pitches, and conversatio... Top-tier investors share their views and experiences of what really matter in B2B sales. Panel includes: Michael Gilroy, Venture Investor at Canaan Partners; Adam Townsend, Investor at Scrabble Investments; David Aronoff, General Partner at Flybridge
"16.05.2016 20:19:26" Business New Haven - Healthcare Heroes April 2016 Business New Haven - Healthcare Heroes April 2016 Second Wind Media Ltd Congrats! Tim Shannon recognized among Business New Haven's Healthcare Heroes.
"10.05.2016 20:35:16" bizjournals.com Bay Area VCs weigh in on why female-led startups do better - San Francisco Business Times Startups with female leadership may outperform in the long-term, recent studies have noted. Bay Area VCs and tech executives weigh in on why gender-diverse teams beat their peers in the long term. Julie Papanek comments in San Francisco Business Times, “Gender diversity is one of the many parameters we look for. If we have a team that all looks the same, went to the same school, we worry about how they're going to scale.”
"04.05.2016 22:36:35" fashionista.com Investors Continue to Pour Millions Into Online Resale Startups Companies like Poshmark, The RealReal and ThredUp have raised hundreds of millions of dollars in venture capital over the past few years. Can they measure up to all the hype? Companies like The RealReal, Poshmark, and thredUP have raised hundreds of millions of dollars in venture capital over the past few years. Can they measure up to all the hype? Maha Ibrahim comments in Fashionista.com
"04.05.2016 20:56:32" fortune.com Goldman Sachs Backs Webcast Specialist On24 The company will host more than 100,000 virtual events this year. On pace to manage more than 100,000 webcasts this year, ON24 raises $25M. Congrats!!
"03.05.2016 19:50:41" prnewswire.com IDEAYA Biosciences Raises $46 Million Series A and Recruits Leadership and Advisory Board SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and LA JOLLA, Calif., May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEAYA Biosciences, Inc., a... Congrats to IDEAYA Biosciences! $46M Series A to target cancer
"02.05.2016 20:34:49" bizjournals.com Meet the San Francisco Business Times' 2016 class of Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business... These women work in many different industries as well as in government and nonprofits. What they share is commitment to their companies and their communities. Congrats! Nina Kjellson among 2016's Most Influential Women in Business - San Francisco Business Times
"29.04.2016 00:39:48" social.techcrunch.com World View lands $15 million Series B to bring new stratosphere-flying platform to life World View, the advanced high altitude balloon company, has raised a $15 million Series B led by Canaan Partners. The round also included investments from.. Sometimes to Break New Ground, You Have to Leave It!
Congrats to World View on $15M Series B to to accelerate development of Stratollite
"27.04.2016 23:59:15" news.yale.edu Business, community leaders urge state legislature to reject bill SB 414 as threat to jobs and... New Haven and statewide business and community leaders joined together on April 27 at a press conference in New Haven and in a statement published in The Hartford Courant to urge the Connecticut Gener Tim Shannon commented that Connecticut has done much to establish itself as a national center of bioscience growth, but “this law...will work against those efforts.”
"21.04.2016 22:22:55" social.techcrunch.com The RealReal grabs another $40 million to expand its luxury consignment business Luxury consignment site The RealReal, which focuses on authenticated, high-end resale items for women, men, and the home, announced this morning it has.. The RealReal taking business to the next level with $40 Million Series E - Congrats!
"19.04.2016 22:43:56" crowdfundinsider.com Canaan Partners on Marketplace Lending: Capital Diversification is the Answer - Crowdfund Insider The marketplace lending industry has gone from 0 to 100 in just a few short years. While it seems like only yesterday when Zopa launched in the UK capturin Great highlights from Dan Ciporin's presentation at the LendIt Conference in CrowdfundInsider today!
"19.04.2016 21:06:58" social.techcrunch.com The first comprehensive study on women in venture capital and their impact on female founders The CrunchBase Women in Venture report is the third study in our ongoing analysis of women and their participation in the startup ecosystem. This report.. With 3 female GPs and investment in over 25 female-led companies, proud to see Canaan's high rankings in this TechCrunch study!
"15.04.2016 23:23:05" bloomberg.com After Gaffe, Biotech Firm Emphasizes Women (Not Just at Parties) Embarrassed after hiring female models to balance the crowd of men at an industry party in San Francisco, biotech investor relations firm LifeSci Advisors LLC is adding women to its staff and pledging to help clients increase gender diversity on their You may remember Wende Hutton's comments from this article in January - "At Biotech Party, Gender Diversity Means Cocktail Waitresses"
Wende comments again in Bloomberg's follow-up article.
"14.04.2016 00:31:27" lendit.com LendIt - The world's largest online lending events | LendIt USA 2016 - The Future of Capital... ICYMI: Orchard Platform's Matt Burton spoke at the LendIt Conference 2016 on The Future of Capital Acquisition
"13.04.2016 20:39:34" social.techcrunch.com MightyTV uses a Tinder-style interface to offer personal tips on what to watch next Maybe it's the modern-day equivalent of endless channel-surfing — turning on Netflix or some other streaming video service, then going through page after.. Mighty TV is building a better way to discover and stream the best of movies and TV...less time searching, and more time streaming stuff you'll love!
"12.04.2016 22:36:52" Photos from Canaan Partners's post Thrilled to see Dan Ciporin at LendIt Conference this morning speaking on "The Characteristics of Capital in the Marketplace Lending World"
"11.04.2016 19:15:10" lendit.com LendIt - The world's largest online lending events | LendIt USA 2016 Speakers Cannan and our portfolio well represented at LendIt Conference! Dan Ciporin and Brendan Dickinson as well as speakers from Lending Club, #borro, RealtyMogul.com, Orchard Platform, EVEN Financial, CircleUp and more
"07.04.2016 23:06:16" bloomberg.com Onefinestay's High-End Sharing Economy Experience Greg Marsh, chief executive officer at onefinestay, talks about the company's $168 million sale to Accor and offers insight into the high-end sharing economy. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg) onefinestay CEO, Greg Marsh discusses $168M acquisition by AccorHotels Group on Bloomberg
"03.04.2016 04:17:06" tradestreaming.com www.tradestreaming.com Catch Dan Ciporin discussing his investments, why he made them, and what he’s looking at investing in in the future during this Tradestreaming podcast with Zack Miller
"24.03.2016 20:13:21" prnewswire.com Iterum Therapeutics Licenses Global Rights to Novel Anti-Infective Compound SAN FRANCISCO and DUBLIN, March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Iterum Therapeutics Limited, a newly formed... Announcing a $40M Series A, Iterum Therapeutics joins the race for drug-resistant anti-infectives and Canaan's portfolio. Welcome!
"22.03.2016 22:14:35" qz.com The highly regulated, expensive area of finance Silicon Valley is now eager to disrupt VCs are pouring billions into insurance startups. Brendan Dickinson comments on the insurance industry's abysmal user experience and the lack of digital products, or ones that work well - via Quartz
"22.03.2016 22:05:08" Lool ventures Frankly, we have no idea why would anyone ever post a link and not use Start A Fire.
Canaan Partners, we're happy to have you guys join us in backing this incredible team. They give away the most awesome tshirts! Cool investment by the Canaan Partners Israel team! Start A Fire raises $2.5M Series A
"18.03.2016 20:52:14" entrepreneur.com Canaan Partners Great content marketing piece from Twenty20 Co-Founder and CEO Matt Munson in Entrepreneur.
November is still eight months away, but Trump is winning the social media contest.
"12.03.2016 21:26:06" Photos from Canaan Partners's post Look for our #CanaanCab at SXSW and get a free ride when you tweet our hashtag!
"09.03.2016 02:10:32" Canale Communications Inc. On this #InternationalWomensDay we celebrate the female leaders in biotech that we are privileged to work with, from Cleave Biosciences' Laura Shawver and Raptor Pharmaceuticals' Julie Smith, to Veracyte's Bonnie Anderson and Canaan Partners' Wende
"08.03.2016 22:45:01" businesswire.com Tizona Therapeutics, Inc., Completes $43 Million Series B Financing | Business Wire Tizona Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held immunology company harnessing the power of the immune system to develop treatments for cancer and autoimmu Congrats and welcome to Tizona on $43M Series B to advance the company’s immunotherapy cancer treatment programs!
"07.03.2016 22:20:08" wsj.com Canaan Partners CircleUp Classifier featured in The Wall Street Journal - algorithms now play bigger role in prescreening investments
"04.03.2016 21:25:55" drugstorenews.com Chrono Therapeutics shares clinicals supporting wearable smoking cessation device Chronos wearable transdermal drug delivery device times nicotine delivery to when smokers have their strongest cravings. Good news for smokers who want to quit. Chrono's wearable generates a significant and meaningful reduction in nicotine cravings!
"04.03.2016 21:19:12" xconomy.com FinTech Central Recap: The Changing Face of Wealth Management | Xconomy Opportunities are increasing, thanks to technology and new federal regulations, for the layperson to get into the investing game---but a few hurdles remain Great overview of Last night's #FinTechCentral by João-Pierre S. Ruth in Xconomy
"04.03.2016 01:16:11" Timeline Photos Thanks to everyone who joined us tonight at #FinTechCentral!
Special thanks to our speakers:
Jon Stein, Betterment
Rory Eakin, CircleUp
John Gardner, LearnVest
"25.02.2016 22:25:41" ExitEvent Some highlights here of next week's CED (Council for Entrepreneurial Development) Life Science Conference in downtown #Raleigh. It's pretty clear this event is not just for scientists and pharma founders. An increasing diversity of speakers, companies and
"19.02.2016 00:34:10" fiercemedicaldevices.com Novartis buys minimally invasive glaucoma surgery player to boost its Alcon eyecare unit Changes are afoot at Novartis' struggling eyecare unit, where sales fell 13% to $2.3 billion during the previous quarter. Novartis CEO Joe Jimenez in January warned that Alcon has a "gap here that we're going to need to supplement." CONGRATS Canaan-backed TRANSCEND! Novartis buys minimally invasive glaucoma surgery player to boost its Alcon unit
"16.02.2016 22:08:13" businessinsider.com The 25 hot L.A. startups you need to watch Los Angeles is becoming a real rival to Silicon Valley. Here are the startups you need to know about. Victorious Inc. and Cargomatic our favs among Business Insider's 25 hot LA startups you need to watch
"08.02.2016 20:28:49" techcrunch.com A Look At The Marketplace Lending Originator Ecosystem At the end of 2015, Canaan hosted its first FinTech Central event, which included a panel that had leaders from across the marketplace lending originator.. Michael Gilroy on MPL Originators - those that continue to innovate will win. Read more in Mike's most recent TechCrunch post
"30.01.2016 01:48:03" inc.com 29 Daily Habits of Incredibly Successful Executives Getting ahead in business and life is less about luck and more about doing the right things day in and out. Canaan well represented with comments from 4 successful portfolio execs!
DICOM Grid CEO, Morris Panner
Rocketrip CEO, Dan Ruch
Switchfly CEO, Daniel Farrar
SOASTA, Inc. Co-Founder, Tom Lounibos
"26.01.2016 21:55:40" medium.com Instagram is about to roll out a ton of ads — Here’s what brands need to do to make sure… For Millennials, authenticity is the “new authority.” This generation is not interested in traditional ads, which has ca… Twenty20 CEO Matt Munson on what brands need to do to make sure #Millennials don’t tune them out
"22.01.2016 02:05:37" einnews.com Sample6 Awarded New Patent for Phage Engineering Technology CAMBRIDGE, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/21/16 -- Food safety innovator Sample6 today announced that it has earned a new patent for its phage-based bacterial Congrats to Sample6 on its first patent! Driving the innovations that will set new standards for food safety programs in the years ahead.
"21.01.2016 00:20:02" ir.cytomx.com News Release - Investors & News - CytomX , (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (Nasdaq:CTMX), a biopharmaceutical company developing investigational Probody™ therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, today announced the selection of a third target by in accordance with the companies’ strategic oncology col Congrats to Cytomx Therapeutics - Announces third target selection by Bristol-Myers Squibb, triggering a $10 million milestone payment!
"14.01.2016 23:29:28" bizjournals.com Announcing the San Francisco Business Times' retail, fashion and food honorees for the 40 Under... From the director of a major beer brand to the CEO of a STEM toy for girls, the honorees selected for the 40 under 40 class of 2016 are changing the world of business. We will release the names of this year's honorees by industry this week, starting Congrats to Karla Gallardo, named a #40Under40 by San Francisco Business Times in fashion and retail!
"13.01.2016 22:29:16" bloomberg.com At Biotech Party, Gender Diversity Means Cocktail Waitresses Outside the Exploratorium, an airy event space on San Francisco’s waterfront, a long line of mostly male biotechnology investors and executives waited to get into a party. Wende Hutton in Bloomberg Business #JPM16 expose on the lack of gender diversity in biotech, “Really, talent is hard to find?” “Well, try some more!"
"13.01.2016 00:19:47" Timeline Photos Thanks to all who could join us last night! Great way to kickoff #JPM16!
"12.01.2016 22:10:37" medium.com Follow The Money (Predictive Intelligence) If you sit through enough board meetings and are [un]fortunate enough to participate in the budgeting process a sufficie… Michael Gilroy's thoughts on predictive intelligence & other sales tools.
"12.01.2016 21:39:15" wsj.com Todd Larsen Named CEO of Self-Publishing Specialist Blurb Todd Larsen, a former Time Inc. executive, was named CEO of Blurb Inc., a technology company that enables people to self-publish books and magazines. Blurb Books Announces Todd Larsen as CEO to Position Company for Next Phase of Growth. Founder, Eileen Gittins becomes Executive Chairman
"08.01.2016 06:59:00" abc7news.com WALL STREET: Concerns about China's economy fuel stock market plunge on Wall Street The closing bell signaled the end to a day that can only be described as a blood bath for the U.S. markets on Thursday, with the Dow plunging 392 points. Get Maha Ibrahim's POV in this interview with ABC7 News' Kristen Sze
"06.01.2016 23:44:51" prnewswire.com NextCure, Inc., New Immuno-Oncology Firm, Announces $67 Million Series A Financing GERMANTOWN, Md. and NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextCure, Inc., a newly formed biopharmaceutical... Welcome and congrats to NextCure on $67M Series A Financing!
"04.01.2016 23:22:11" bizjournals.com VC Crystal Ball: Silicon Valley investors mostly bullish on IPO, M&A outlook for 2016 - Silicon... Less money available for big late-stage funding and adjusted valuation expectations will bring an uptick in IPOs and M&A in 2016, a group of investors say in this first of a series of "VC Crystal Ball" articles in TechFlash Silicon Valley this week. Maha Ibrahim's "VC Crystal Ball" predictions for the 2016 IPO and M&A outlook in Silicon Valley Business Journal TechFlash
"30.12.2015 14:13:02" timesfreepress.com Bellhops secures $13.5 million of venture capital Only four years after a pair of Auburn University grads launched their business, a startup company formed to provide on-demand moving services has secured the biggest venture capital investment of any Chattanooga tech company. Congrats! On-demand moving service, Bellhops, raises $13.5M to attract talent and enter new markets.
"22.12.2015 01:50:03" geektime.com The 100 most influential people in Israeli hi-tech in 2015 Here are the 100 most influential people in the world of Israeli startups in 2015, a Geektime project we are pleased to share with you Congrats to Izhar Shay, Canaan Partners Israel! Named to Geektime גיקטיים list of the 100 most influential people in Israeli hi-tech!
"16.12.2015 21:08:03" cargomatic.com Cargomatic launches in San Francisco Bay Area - Cargomatic After months of beta-testing, Cargomatic officially opens for business in the San Francisco Bay Area. Cargomatic launches in SF with an app to link shippers with local truckers!
"10.12.2015 17:00:00" Canaan's FinTech Central is a quarterly series bringing together entrepreneurs from across the industry.
Our December 2015 panel featured:
David Klein, Founder & CEO of CommonBond
Angela Ceresnie, Founder & CFO of Orchard
Ian Rosen, Founder & CEO of FinTech Central | Dec. 2015 Canaan's FinTech Central is a quarterly series bringing together entrepreneurs from across the industry.
Our December 2015 panel featured:
David Klein, Founder & CEO of CommonBond
Angela Ceresnie, Founder & CFO of Orchard
Ian Rosen, Founder & CEO of
"10.12.2015 17:00:00" Canaan's FinTech Central is a quarterly series bringing together entrepreneurs from across the industry.
Our December 2015 panel featured:
David Klein, Founder & CEO of CommonBond
Angela Ceresnie, Founder & CFO of Orchard
Ian Rosen, Founder & CEO of Even FinTech Central | Dec. 2015 Canaan's FinTech Central is a quarterly series bringing together entrepreneurs from across the industry.
Our December 2015 panel featured:
David Klein, Founder & CEO of CommonBond
Angela Ceresnie, Founder & CFO of Orchard
Ian Rosen, Founder & CEO of Even
"03.12.2015 22:57:41" medcitynews.com EndoGastric Solutions gets $50M for “natural orifice” device to treat GERD EndoGastric Solutions is receiving up to $50 million to commercialize its natural orifice device that can surgically treat GERD without an incision. Congrats to EndoGastric Solutions! $50M to focus on expanding access to millions of chronic GERD sufferers who could benefit from the TIF procedure
"03.12.2015 17:00:00" NYC CEO Dinner | Fall 2015
"03.12.2015 17:00:00" NYC CEO Dinner | Fall 2015
"13.11.2015 01:33:57" dicomgrid.com DICOM Grid Adds Proven Leadership in Building High Growth SaaS Business, Announces $3M in... "There is no more interesting, important or exciting part of the tech sector today,” said CEO, Morris Panner. Congrats to DICOM Grid! Announces $3M in Venture Financing as it transforms the diagnostic image management landscape.
"11.11.2015 16:30:22" social.techcrunch.com CircleUp Raises $30M For Its Crowdfunding Platform For Consumer Brands CircleUp, an AngelList-style crowdfunding platform that consumer retail businesses like food companies use to raise money from outside investors, is.. Congrats to CircleUp! Raises $30M Series C to build out its platform and product teams
"06.11.2015 06:45:02" jnj.com Johnson & Johnson Announces Agreement To Acquire Novira Therapeutics, Inc. | Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Novira Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for curative treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) JNJ to acquire Novira Therapeutics - Combining Novira’s recent breakthroughs with their vast experience in viral diseases to deliver novel medicines for patients suffering from #HepB
"04.11.2015 06:39:31" social.techcrunch.com RelayRides Rebrands As Turo And Raises $47 Million Led By Kleiner RelayRides, the six-year-old, San Francisco-based peer-to-peer car rental service, has just rebranded itself as Turo. The company is also announcing $47.. RelayRides rebrands as Turo and gets $47M in Series C funding - Congrats!
"27.10.2015 19:52:48" social.techcrunch.com Cisco Beefs Up Security, Buys Lancope For $453M As HP downsizes its own holdings in network security, another IT giant is ramping up: today Cisco announced that it would acquire Lancope, which focuses.. Lancope acquired by Cisco for $453M! Congrats to the Lancope team and Eric Young!
"26.10.2015 21:00:54" healthtechconference.com HealthTech Conference 2015 Exciting Healthtech Conference on October 27-28, 2015. GROWING YOUR BUSINESS IN THE CHANGING HEALTHCARE ECOSYSTEM. A One Day Event Bringing Together Providers, Payers, Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors. Join Wende Hutton along with portcos DICOM Grid, Chrono Therapeutices and Glooko at #HTCONF - Starts tomorrow!
"26.10.2015 19:34:57" meetup.com Silicon Valley Health 2.0 SVHealth Agenda: 7-7:45pm Networking 7:45-8:15pm Startup 5&5. Three health startups will have five minutes to present and five minutes for Q&A and resource sharing from the audience. Cocoon Ca
"21.10.2015 15:10:09" fiercebiotech.com Congrats - Arvinas raises $41.6M Series B, appoints new Board members and moves closer to clinic in a landmark month!
"08.10.2015 19:29:02" bizjournals.com Closely-watched Bay Area biotech CytomX prices below IPO range, as it readies for first day of... Wall Street has been tough on IPOs lately, forcing some to downsize and some to be postponed. TechFlash: CytomX IPO trades high on Wall Street debut. Congrats to Tim Shannon and $CTMX team!
"07.10.2015 01:14:23" bloomberg.com Power, Money, and Ideas: Bloomberg Markets 50 Most Influential People Some build companies, some shape economies. Some run banks, some disrupt them. But they all have one thing in common: extraordinary success. Congrat's Renaud! Lending Club—with its all-star board including Dan Ciporin, John Mack, Larry Summers, and Mary Meeker—facilitated more loans in the second quarter of 2015 than in all of 2013.
"05.10.2015 20:13:45" bizjournals.com Canaan's new VC Nina Kjellson on effect of Hillary's tweets on IPO boom, lack of female partners... The veteran health tech and biotech investor says people like her have been watching closely to see how much longer the boom in stocks and IPOs in the industry can continue. But she defends the sector against accusations of price-gouging. Longtime biotech and digital health investor Nina Kjellson is this weeks TechFlash Q&A subject.
"30.09.2015 13:45:30" vator.tv Canaan Partners welcomes two new General Partners The firm promoted Hrach Simonian and added Nina Kjellson from InterWest Partners With the addition of Kjellson as GP, Canaan will go from the 8th most diverse VC firm in the country to the 3rd according to the National Venture Capital Association's report on diversity.
"29.09.2015 01:08:59" einnews.com UNIFi Software Raises $10M in Series A Funding Led by Pelion Venture Partners SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/28/15 -- UNIFi Software, the only comprehensive data integration solution for the enterprise, today announced it has Congrats to UNIFI Software on their $10M Series A! - The only comprehensive data integration solution for the enterprise.
"23.09.2015 00:13:57" blogs.wsj.com An Early Lending Club Investor on the Future of Fin Tech A conversation with Dan Ciporin, one of Lending Club's first investors, about the future of the fin tech industry, its growing pains, how Google-like advertising buyers market could emerge, and how it could shake up the insurance industry. Dan Ciporin on the future of FinTech, current valuations, systemic risk and more in this Q&A with The Wall Street Journal
"23.09.2015 00:10:51" yei.yale.edu Yale Entrepreneurial Institute and Canaan Partners Launch the Canaan-Yale Venture Fellowship... September 22, 2015: The Yale Entrepreneurial Institute (YEI) is partnering with Canaan Partners, a multi-billion dollar venture capital firm, to establish fellowships that will foster entrepreneurship skills for Yale University students who are inter Tim Shannon on Canaan's partnership with Yale Entrepreneurial Institute, "We are excited to partner with one of the premier scientific universities in the world and its students."
"22.09.2015 23:59:07" techrepublic.com How to structure your startup as the company grows Often, startups overlook organizational structure until it's too late. Here are some considerations for founders as they grow their companies. "If you're having trouble remembering everyone's last name in the company, you need a full-time in-house HR/talent head," - Hrach Simonian offers his insights on how to structure your startup as it grows.
"22.09.2015 04:24:47" social.techcrunch.com Payments Startup ShopKeep Buys Ambur To Cater Better To Restaurants More consolidation underway in the area of point of sale services. New York-based payment startup ShopKeep is buying Ambur, a payments service.. With its $60 million of funding in hand, ShopKeep acquires Ambur to grow its business to the next level.
"16.09.2015 20:07:44" bloomberg.com Target Teams With Instacart to Challenge Amazon on Groceries Target Corp. is teaming up with Instacart Inc. to offer same-day delivery of groceries and household items for $3.99 in its hometown of Minneapolis as the big-box retailer rolls out an alternative to Amazon.com Inc.’s $299-a-year Amazon Fresh grocery Congrats - Instacart expands to Minneapolis and teams up with Target!
"11.09.2015 23:45:02" entrepreneur.com How One Company Is Mining Big Data to Fight Diabetes Glooko's diabetes-management platform allows patients and doctors more information, and investors are interested. Diabetes is a “data-filled” disease that is “ripe for the kind of data-aggregation tools that Glooko can provide" - Wende Hutton on Canaan's lead in Glooko's Series B.
"10.09.2015 14:31:07" crowdfundinsider.com Orchard Accelerates. Raises $30 Million in Series B - Crowdfund Insider Orchard platform, the company that has become the internet pipes to funnel institutional funds into marketplace lending platforms, has raised more money. T Orchard Platform Raises $30M Series B to assist big money to invest in small, lucrative loans. Congrats to Matt and the team!
"09.09.2015 15:07:51" social.techcrunch.com This Week On Bullish: To Correct Or Not Correct, That Is The Question Hello and welcome back to Bullish, TechCrunch's first talk show. This week we're digging into the financial markets, the disconnect between public and private.. Market Correction Or Contagion? Maha Ibrahim give her POV on this week's edition of TechCrunch Bullish
"27.08.2015 19:43:01" mobihealthnews.com Chrono Therapeutics receives $2.3M grant from NCI for smoking cessation wearable | mobihealthnews The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded Chrono Therapeutics a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant of up to $2.3 million for product development of the digital portion of the company’s smoking cessation therapy offering. The new gr Congrats to Chrono! Awarded Fast Track SBIR grant of up to $2.3M from National Cancer Institute to support development of smoking cessation therapy
"25.08.2015 22:14:52" streetinsider.com BD Life Sciences (BDX) Completes Cellular Research Acquisition BD Life Sciences, a segment of leading global medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), today announced it has completed the acquisition of... "We are excited about the possibilities we can offer researchers by combining our expertise, and believe it has the potential to meet several unmet needs in single cell genomics research." - Cellular Research CEO, Stephen Fodor on the acquisition ann
"21.08.2015 21:39:48" bizjournals.com New report on dearth of women VCs ranks lists GE Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz as firms that... The fact that there are extremely few female venture capitalists isn't news but a new report ranks which firms have the most women VCs. Canaan proudly ranks 8th with 5 female VCs!
"20.08.2015 00:32:00" vimeo.com Seed to Series A: Myths of Raising an A Every fall, thousands of seed-stage startups prepare to pitch their companies to larger venture capital firms. Most don't make it. With the help of Haystack… Maha Ibrahim and other Seed and Series A investors share their stories, bust some myths, and set expectations about reality during this Bloomberg Beta panel.
"17.08.2015 22:24:14" bloomberg.com Samsung's Big Bet: Bloomberg West (Full Show 8/13) Full episode of "Bloomberg West." Guests: Maha Ibrahim, general partner at Canaan Partners, Neil Mawston, executive director at Strategy Analytics, Jim McCarthy, global head of innovation at Visa, and Lewis Ward, gaming research director at IDC. (Sou Maha Ibrahim discusses the Samsung's Big Bet, the selloff in King Digital shares and more with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West."
"16.08.2015 15:08:27" social.techcrunch.com Lessons From An Advertising Past The Lending Club IPO was a watershed moment for marketplace lending. One of the largest U.S. public Internet offerings ever, its success makes crystal clear.. Dan Ciporin on why key similarities between marketplace lending and advertising ecosystems indicate peer-to-peer lending is not only here to stay, but is poised to grow enormously.
"13.08.2015 00:25:09" bizjournals.com 5 questions for Cargomatic's Dan Harman as startup Uberizes New York's freight industry - New... "This is the city where we need to be," Cargomatic's New York leader Dan Harman says about the startup that connects local shippers with local truckers. Cargomatic heads east to launch in New York City!
"11.08.2015 14:55:04" marketwatch.com Talena Raises Oversubscribed Funding to Revolutionize Big Data Management MILPITAS, CA, Aug 11, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Talena, a pioneer in Big Data Availability Management, today announced that it has secured $12 million in financing to accelerate application recovery and other key data management processes. The Congrats! Talena, Inc. announces $12M funding to support #BigData availability management.
"06.08.2015 20:17:31" linkedin.com Why I Counted on My Mentor's Confidence in Me In this series, professionals thank those who helped them reach where they are today. Read the posts here, then write your own. Use #ThankYourMentor and @mention your mentor when sharing.Maha Ibrahim has presence. When she enters a room, she fills it Kabam's Kevin Chou and Canaan's Maha Ibrahim write about their mentoring experiences and relationship. (Each post provides a link to the other)
"06.08.2015 17:19:41" xconomy.com With $16M Series B, Antiva Hopes to Kill Cancer-Causing HPV | Xconomy Antiva Biosciences may have a new name, but its mission is the same: to develop the first antiviral therapy meant to stop human papillomavirus infections f Congrats! Antiva Biosciences Raises $16 Million Series B to develop antiviral therapies, focusing first on HPV
"06.08.2015 00:17:44" social.techcrunch.com Insurance Is The Next Frontier For Fintech We have entered a golden age for fintech. LendingClub and OnDeck recently exited through massive IPOs, and global investments in the fintech space hit.. "An industry begging for disruption." Brendan Dickinson on the challenges and opportunities in the insurance industry.
"04.08.2015 23:14:57" ibtimes.com Silicon Valley's Diversity Fail Includes White-Male Dominated VCs (And It's Killing Women And... Lack of diversity within Silicon Valley is no secret, but what many in tech still don’t acknowledge is the lack of women and minorities involved in the venture capital part of the industry. Cuyana's co-founders made a concerted effort to pitch as many VC firms with female partners as they could find and received funding from Canaan Partners, one of the few firms in Silicon Valley with more than one female partner.
"31.07.2015 22:05:26" cnbc.com 13 female founders raising millions—worth billions These 13 woman-run or -founded start-ups have broken down the pattern of venture funds making bets almost exclusively on male-run companies. Cardlytics' President, COO and co-founder Lynne Laube named a top female founder who broke thru the glass ceiling!
"29.07.2015 00:37:55" venturebeat.com ShopKeep Focuses on Growth with $60 Million in Series D Funding ShopKeep, the cloud-based technology and business management solution used by more than 18,000 independent merchants, today announced $60 million in Series D funding. Led by investor Activant Capital with support from existing... Congrats ShopKeep on $60M Series D to aggressively grow overall US customer base, strengthen industry partnerships, and launch international operations, starting with the UK this month!
"22.07.2015 20:39:14" fiercepharmamarketing.com VC to pharma: Better get on board with digital health marketing Julie Papanek weighs in with some thoughts and predictions for pharma in digital health
"17.07.2015 22:59:21" bizjournals.com For Zoosk CEO Kelly Steckelberg, making money and matches go hand-in-hand - San Francisco... When it comes to mobile dating sites, there are plenty of fish in the sea. Zoosk hopes to stand out in a crowded pool by providing personalized, data-driven, algorithm-based matches. San Francisco Business Times takes an in-depth look at Zoosk and its CEO, Kelly Steckelberg.
"16.07.2015 15:15:32" bizjournals.com Protagonist Therapeutics Inc. raises $40 million for treatment for Crohn's disease, other... The Bay Area company is working on a potential treatment for Crohn's disease and similar ailments. Congrats to Protagonist on $40M Series C! This funding story has twists, villains and a disease-fighting Protagonist
"14.07.2015 20:28:30" social.techcrunch.com Realty Mogul Raises $35M For Its Real Estate Investment Marketplace Realty Mogul, a startup that connects investors with real estate projects, announced today that it has raised $35 million in Series B funding. The company.. Congrats to Realty Mogul on raising $35M Series B! The money will be used to expand its technology and data science team, improving its ability to analyze deals and risk.
"13.07.2015 22:17:43" social.techcrunch.com CircleUp Raises $22M To Invest In Consumer Brands On Its Crowdfunding Platform As crowdfunding sites like Tilt and GoFundMe and lending site Funding Circle raise large rounds to take their businesses to the next level, a startup that.. CircleUp, a crowdfunding platform for consumer brands to raise money from accredited investors, has closed a $22M Consumer Growth Fund of its own to back a range of brands on the platform.
"01.07.2015 20:12:32" redherring.com Logistics startups aim to save the environment, boost efficiency — Red Herring The transportation sector accounted for around 27% of total greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. in 2013, according to figures from the EPA. One of the major factors contributing to that is… Cargomatic is a perfect example of using existing technology to reduce emissions, without forcing huge costs on shipping companies.
"30.06.2015 23:21:06" social.techcrunch.com From Intel Capital, Hyatt And More Pour $40M Into Onefinestay, A High End Airbnb Rival As Airbnb closes in on a major round of financing that will reportedly value it at $24 billion, smaller startups riffing on the same model of renting out.. onefinestay Raises $40M Series D, appoints CFO, CCO, CTO. Congrats on onefineday!
"30.06.2015 22:48:38" xconomy.com Out of the Digital Health Fog, More Investments Are Coming in 2015 | Xconomy Venture capitalists have been talking up the rewards of digital health for some time now, and we are certainly putting our money where our mouth is. Record Wende Hutton's Xconomy guest post - "the potential value of companies that can use digital technologies to create better outcomes, better value and better care is too exciting to ignore"
"29.06.2015 21:51:27" prnewswire.com Spinifex Pharmaceuticals to be Acquired by Novartis STAMFORD, Connecticut and MELBOURNE, Australia, June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - US$200 million upfront... Spinifex to be Acquired by Novartis for $200M upfront plus clinical development and regulatory milestone payments
"26.06.2015 22:24:19" We Met The Dynamic Duo. (And They Weren’t Wearing Capes.)
Get the backstory on Canaan's recent investment in Unchained Labs from lead investor, Brent Ahrens
Read it here: http://www.canaan.com/investment-showcase/
"22.06.2015 16:19:45" social.techcrunch.com Slack Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg For Enterprise Tech Slack’s valuation soared to $2.8 billion in less than two years, and has doubled in the past six months alone -- all without any big marketing campaigns... "Startups today are proving that they can appeal to and handle the needs of enterprise organizations."
Ross Fubini on why Slack Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg For Enterprise Tech.
"18.06.2015 18:54:53" forbes.com Komprise Raises $6M To Apply Analysis To Data Management It is always interesting to follow the career progress of people within the technology industry. Seeing people who have, on multiple occasions, founded, scaled and sold companies, is fascinating. Part of the drive for "doing it again" is a mindset th Congrats Komprise on $6M Series A. The third start-up for this founding team is focused on creating a sustainable approach to data management
"17.06.2015 19:38:35" cretechintersect.com EXPERIENCE CRE // Tech Intersect brings together today's most innovative commercial real estate technology companies together in San Francisco and New York We are excited for #CRETechIntersect tomorrow! Here's the VC Panel line up:
- Hrach Simonian, Canaan Partners
- Patrick Lee, Western Technology Investment
- Josh Guttman, Softbank Capital
- Erik Levy, DMGI
See you there!
"16.06.2015 23:31:13" crowdfundinsider.com Jilliene Helman, CEO of Realty Mogul, Talks Real Estate Trailblazing & Women In Business | Jilliene Helman, CEO of Realty Mogul, Talks Real Estate Trailblazing & Women In Business Tweet June 16, 2015 @ 9:30 am By Midori Yoshimura When navigating the increasingly popular path of real estate crowdfunding, Jilliene Helman is among the leade What advice would you give to aspiring female entrepreneurs? Realty Mogul's CEO Jilliene Helman answers in this CrowdfundInsider interview.
"15.06.2015 20:59:24" Congrats - DICOM Grid wins SIIA #CODiE15 in the Best Health & Medical Information Solution category!
Read More Here: http://www.siia.net/codies/2015/winners_detail.asp?nID=148
"09.06.2015 00:16:17" cnbc.com Bored by the stock market? Here's some extra risk LendingClub created a large online loan marketplace. CircleUp is mimicking that strategy for consumer companies, but the returns have yet to show. As an early investor in Lending Club and a current investor in CircleUp, Dan Ciporin comments on their similarities.
"01.06.2015 14:46:43" bloomberg.com VR Becomes Next Big Thing: Bloomberg West (05/29) Full episode of Maha Ibrahim guest-hosted with Brad Stone on Bloomberg Business on Friday - #VirtualReality becomes the next big thing. That and more...watch the full show.
"28.05.2015 20:02:17" prnewswire.com Beckon Named a 2015 Gartner Cool Vendor for CRM Marketing Applications SAN MATEO, Calif., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Beckon, the leading provider of omnichannel marketing... Congrats! Beckon recognized as a 2015 Gartner Cool Vendor for CRM Marketing Applications.
The 2015 report on Cool Vendors in CRM Marketing Applications can be accessed here: http://bit.ly/1HUTsb9
"27.05.2015 23:48:20" TobiraTherapeutics Rings The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell!
See more pics here: http://bit.ly/1dyJX7K
"27.05.2015 01:01:45" venturebeat.com Tubular Labs adds $7M for video analytics and marketing service Tubular now tracks video on 34 platforms, including Facebook, Periscope, and Meerkat. Tubular Labs raises $7M to track more kinds of video and provide new metrics to clients. Congrats!
"26.05.2015 19:18:12" SVOD 30% - it's the average percentage of of women working in the tech industry, based on diversity reports published by 11 of the world's largest tech companies last year. In comparison, women make up 59 percent of the US labor force and almost 51 percen
"21.05.2015 21:50:43" usatoday.com 'Uber of trucks' hauls big business in Los Angeles Cesar Lopez is one happy trucker. Lopez, who runs his own independent trucking company, started using the Cargomatic app nearly a year ago to fill space on his truck with additional shipments. Business is up 35% since then. Cargomatic, the #uber of #trucking, trying to help truckers make more money - USAToday
"21.05.2015 20:10:31" bbc.com Silicon Valley attracting women to technology - BBC News New programmes and social media are focused on training more women to become leaders in technology. Great piece! Maha Ibrahim and the fabulous #femalefounders at Blackbox Connect featured.
"18.05.2015 01:16:22" vator.tv Meet Maha Ibrahim, General Partner at Canaan Partners Ibrahim has worked at Canaan for 15 years and led deals in companies like Virsto and Metacloud What do you like to invest in? What are your categories of interest?
Read more in Maha Ibrahim's interview with Vator 's Steven Loeb.
"14.05.2015 01:40:57" Canale Communications Inc. Did you know that client Canaan Partners' Wende Hutton worked as a volunteer for women’s reproductive rights in Nepal before attending business school? Read on to learn more about Wende, one of the San Francisco Business Times’ Most Influential Women
"13.05.2015 01:18:20" businessinsider.com 25 hot Los Angeles startups you need to watch Keep an eye on these companies. Cargomatic Victorious Inc. and Washio among Business Insider's Hottest #LA Startups - We agree!
"08.05.2015 21:08:11" blogs.wsj.com Canaan Partners: Don’t Overlook Pharma Customers for Digital-Health Products Canaan Principal Julie Papanek says pharmaceutical companies are changing how they do business. Julie Papanek featured in The Wall Street Journal - Looking for the next great opportunity in digital health? Don’t overlook #pharma customers.
"07.05.2015 22:52:37" finance.yahoo.com Bitcoin comes to America: Now, with regulated exchange itBit has become America’s first national regulatory-compliant BitCoin exchange. On Thursday, the exchange received approval from New York State regulators to form a trust. After raising an additional $25M, itBit becomes the first regulated bitcoin exchange!
"07.05.2015 20:41:37" ncbiotech.org UNC Spinout Spyryx Gets $18M Series A for CF, COPD Weapon | North Carolina Biotech Center A $50,000 startup loan from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center has helped a young Chapel Hill pharmaceutical developer, Spyryx Biosciences, secure an $18 million Series A investment from a venture capital syndicate. Spyryx Biosciences raises $18M for a unique approach for treating #CysticFibrosis and #COPD. Congrats on the funding, thrilled to welcome you to the portfolio!
"07.05.2015 17:12:14" cnet.com Women venture capitalists say to hell with the status quo - CNET Powerful women are making their own rules of VC conduct. Wende Hutton speaks openly about the challenges facing women in venture. "It's a tough business to perform in. When times go bad, it's often the female partner who's the first out the door."
"07.05.2015 05:44:56" bizjournals.com Influential Women in Business 2015 - San Francisco Business Times San Francisco, CA News - View Daily Local Business News, Resources & more in San Francisco, California. Proud to see our own Wende Hutton (#55) and Zoosk's Kelly Steckelberg (#122) among this outstanding group of women.
"05.05.2015 22:17:04" healio.com VIDEO: Transcend Medical preparing FDA application for CyPass micro-stent Transcend Medical plans to file a premarket approval application with the FDA later this year for the CyPass micro-stent, the company announced in a press release.The COMPASS trial, a prospective, multicenter, randomized controlled trial including 50 Transcend Medical's CMO, Sean Ianchulev, MD, discusses COMPASS Trial and plans to file a premarket approval application with the FDA later this year for the CyPass micro-stent. #Glaucoma
"05.05.2015 14:38:55" blogs.wsj.com NatureBox Raises $30 Million to Sell Snack Subscriptions Internationally The venture arm of Rocket Internet is among the investors pouring $30 million into subscription commerce startup NatureBox, an online seller of healthy snacks. Congrats to NatureBox on their $30M Series C!.
"05.05.2015 14:34:45" social.techcrunch.com The Upcoming Shakeout In Travel Tech The last few years have been a dizzying and heady time for travel startups, filled with mammoth funding rounds, high-profile acquisitions, and dramatic.. Travel tech is at a pivotal point in its growth and development - read more from Warren Lee in TechCrunch
"27.04.2015 20:47:08" crowdfundinsider.com Canaan Partners: There is a Fundamental Disruption in Financial Services Occurring Right Now | Canaan Partners: There is a Fundamental Disruption in Financial Services Occurring Right Now Tweet April 27, 2015 @ 9:07 am By JD Alois Canaan Partners, one of the Sandhill Road posse in Silicon Valley, is a VC firm that has moved big into the altern Brendan Dickinson shares Canaan's views on the fundamental disruption in financial services with CrowdfundInsider
"27.04.2015 20:44:10" thetwentyminutevc.com 20 VC 031: Investing in Gaming with Maha Ibrahim @ Canaan I am so excited to welcome Maha Ibrahim, General Partner @ Canaan Partners to the show. We discuss the latest trends, the gaming industry and much more. Listen to Maha Ibrahim's venture story - podcast with Harry Stebbings, VC:20
"15.04.2015 19:53:39" experts.allbusiness.com 12 Venture Capitalists Share How Startups Get Their Attention We asked 12 venture capitalists exactly what they hope to see when an entrepreneur walks through their door. How To Impress A Venture Capitalist - See what our own Deepak Kamra and 11 other VCs said they are hoping to see when an entrepreneur walks through their door.
"14.04.2015 22:27:14" businesswire.com Realty Mogul Expands, Launches Commercial Lending Division | Business Wire Realty Mogul Expands, Launches Commercial Lending Division. Realty Mogul has appointed Philip Block as SVP of commercial lending and Megan Goodfellow Great to seen Realty Mogul expanding with a commercial lending division focused on $1-$10 million loans.
"14.04.2015 22:08:23" soasta.com DevOps Drives Record Growth for SOASTA CloudTest DevOps Drives Record Growth for SOASTA CloudTest Testing up 400% with more than 285,000 mobile app and website performance tests completed in Q1 2015; continuous load testing of production sites grows CloudTest community by 200% to over 30,000 custom SOASTA, Inc. announcing great numbers today!
Testing up 400% with more than 285,000 mobile app and website performance tests completed in Q1 2015
Continuous load testing of production sites grows CloudTest community by 200% to over 30,000 customers
"13.04.2015 19:24:18" Stayful Natalie shows the folks at FOX 4 News how to place a bid on Stayful.com and how to book your next hotel on Twitter using our #tweetstay program.
Check out these easy and fun ways to book a hotel! Check it out - Stayful on FOX 4 News!
"09.04.2015 16:18:39" prnewswire.com The RealReal Raises $40 Million to Accelerate Growth SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The RealReal, the leader in authenticated luxury consignment, today... The RealReal raises $40 Million in new funding - driving the continuous lifecycle of luxury goods.
"08.04.2015 04:02:39" youtube.com FirstWord Pharma Daily News Round-Up Video for April 7, 2015 The FirstWord Pharma Daily News Round-Up Video gives a recap of the latest pharmaceutical and biotechnology news. Stay abreast of the key industry news each ... In a deal worth up to $434M, Arvinas and Merck announce a collaboration in which Arvinas' novel PROTAC technology will be used to degrade target proteins, with the goal of creating novel therapeutics. Congrats to Tim Shannon and the Arvinas team! R
"27.03.2015 00:23:50" video.cnbc.com The Uber for trucks CNBC's Jane Wells explains why retailers are eyeing an app called Cargomatic and how this benefits west coast ports as port congestion continues. Brett Parker & Jonathan Kessler discuss Cargomatic's work improving efficiency at Port of Los Angeles with Jane Wells on CNBC
"19.03.2015 21:12:56" abc7news.com Palo Alto company creates app hat integrates diabetes management technology Around 29 million Americans are living with diabetes, a disease you can manage but it takes a lot of effort. One company is trying to make it easier. Glooko featured on ABC7 News!
"19.03.2015 19:01:45" canaan.com Fresh 2 Dev | Canaan EVEN Financial is applying lessons learned from the ad-tech industry to help consumer credit marketplace lenders programmatically acquire new borrowers. To rely on the VC crutch of “X for Y”, EVEN is building the Supply Side Platform (SSP) for the ma Getting EVEN...or "Why I invested in EVEN Financial" - Brendan Dickinson.
"17.03.2015 16:25:15" vator.tv Diabetes monitoring platform Glooko raises $16.5M Glooko is application that is designed to improve health outcomes for people with diabetes Glooko Raises $16.5M Series B led by Canaan and Medtronic to expand the company’s #diabetes management platform. Excited to welcome and work with the team!
"12.03.2015 16:45:55" xconomy.com EVEN Financial Comes Out of Stealth with $2.8M from Canaan, Others | Xconomy Stepping from the shadows, EVEN Financial---based in New York---is putting money it raised towards becoming a fixture in the fast growing peer-to-peer lend Thrilled to welcome EVEN Financial to the portfolio! Congrats to the team on raising $2.8M to better connect lending marketplaces with borrowers.
"08.03.2015 21:25:15" fiercemedicaldevices.com Startup raises $11.7M to make laparoscopic procedures clearer Minimally Invasive Devices has raised $11.7 million to back its FloShield laparoscopic visualization system. The system is designed to fit onto an existing laparoscope, either traditional or robotic, and use air flow to keep the field of vision clear Congrats to Minimally Invasive Devices on raising $11.7M Series C. MID's FloShield Plus system allows the surgeon to clean the lens interoperatively without having to remove the scope from the surgical site.
"06.03.2015 20:06:29" social.techcrunch.com VC collected over two times the total capital recorded in any prior quarter In a recovering economy where big banks are restricted by complex regulations, startups and venture investors are gearing up for the next gold rush in the trillion-dollar marketplace lending industry. That’s trillion. With a T. Dan Ciporin comments on the trillion-dollar marketplace lending industry. (That’s trillion. With a T). “You’ll see things start to happen around the ecosystem that’s being created, and that’s what I think is really exciting — that there is an ecosy
"06.03.2015 01:57:44" xconomy.com "Voice for Everyone"---Life-Sci Women Talk Venture, Pharma Gender Gap | Xconomy By the numbers, the rare-disease drug developer Raptor Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ: ]) recently upped its chances of better market performance. That's because b Wende Hutton, a general partner at Canaan Partners and 20-year life science venture veteran, said one of her best mechanisms for coping with the men’s club was turning 40. Read more about her opinion on the gender gap in this Xconomy article:
"04.03.2015 17:36:25" medcitynews.com Chrono Therapeutics nets Rock Health investment for smoking cessation wearable Rock Health entered the arena of digital health tools for smoking cessation with an investment in Chrono Therapeutics, according to a company statement. The pharmaceutical company produces a wearable drug… Congrats to Chrono Therapeutics on their additional investment from RockHealth! You can read more about it here on Med City News, as well as see a promo video for Chrono Therapeutics where you might recognize quite a few of the actors!
"04.03.2015 17:00:00" NYC CEO Dinner | Spring 2015
"04.03.2015 17:00:00" NYC CEO Dinner | Spring 2015
"27.02.2015 20:34:43" bizjournals.com Top Silicon Valley women VCs tell how they succeeded, how to close venture's gender gap -... Six of the most accomplished women in venture capital talk about their success and dissect the diversity problem in the business We are so proud to share this article featuring our own Maha Ibrahim in "Top women VCs tell how they succeeded, how to close venture's gender gap" in Silicon Valley Business Journal today!
"26.02.2015 21:43:46" social.techcrunch.com Twenty20 Raises $8M, Launches Crowdsourced Photo-Licensing Service Twenty20, the startup formerly known as Instacanvas, today announced that it has raised an $8 million Series A round led by Canaan Partners. With this funding.. Congrats to Twenty20 on raising $8M in series A funding AND finalizing their transformation from printing service for Instagram pictures to photo-licensing service. Read more on TechCrunch http://techcrunch.com/2015/02/26/twenty20/
"25.02.2015 02:44:28" “It’s very gratifying to see these credible, capable, talented women in my portfolio and in the Canaan portfolio ... but at the end of the day, we want to win, and we want the best talent,” -Wende Hutton, Canaan General partner.
Great article on SFGa
"25.02.2015 02:44:28" Timeline Photos “It's very gratifying to see these credible, capable, talented women in my portfolio and in the Canaan portfolio ... but at the end of the day, we want to win, and we want the best talent,” -Wende Hutton, Canaan General partner.
Great article on SFGate by
"24.02.2015 21:31:18" Check out the great article in the San Francisco Chronicle featuring Maha Ibrahim, Canaan General Partner. She "believes having women in the room is a competitive edge for Canaan in attracting founders — including women — when partners look for deals
"24.02.2015 21:31:18" Timeline Photos Check out the great article in the San Francisco Chronicle featuring Maha Ibrahim, Canaan General Partner. She "believes having women in the room is a competitive edge for Canaan in attracting founders — including women — when partners look for
"23.02.2015 18:23:57" forbes.com High Value But Little Glory: Innovating The Unmentionable We have inadequate appreciation for the caregivers and entrepreneurs who recognize and devote their lives to addressing the often profound health needs that few others – not doctors, not regulators, not the patients themselves – feel comfortable disc Innovating the Unmentionable. Thank you to Forbes for the great mention of Butterfly and their personal care product line!
"23.02.2015 15:57:41" sfgate.com Leading ladies fund women at Silicon Valley’s Canaan Partners Silicon Valley’s well-publicized gender gap is apparent not just at tech companies, but at the firms that fund them. Venture capital firms — the tech industry’s kingmaker — employ fewer female partners than they did during the dot-com bubble, droppin “It’s very gratifying to see these credible, capable, talented women in my portfolio and in the Canaan portfolio ... but at the end of the day, we want to win, and we want the best talent,” -Wende Hutton, Canaan General partner.
Great article on SFGa
"19.02.2015 20:26:30" Think wearables are just for the fitness industry? Think again!
Julie Papanek wrote this TechCrunch article on how the medical industry can win big with wearables: http://techcrunch.com/2015/02/19/how-wearable-startups-can-win-big-in-the-medical-in
"19.02.2015 20:26:30" Timeline Photos Think wearables are just for the fitness industry? Think again!
Julie Papanek wrote this TechCrunch article on how the medical industry can win big with wearables:
"19.02.2015 19:21:19" social.techcrunch.com Washio Goes Truly On-Demand With Launch Of ‘Washio Now’ With the latest update to its app and launch of what it calls "Washio Now," customers will be able to place an order and have their laundry or dry cleaning.. Washio updates their app to provide truly on-demand services! Read more about these updates in this TechCrunch article:
"18.02.2015 18:31:26" canaan.com Canaan Partner's New #Fresh2Dev Blog Post on why they invested in Cargomatic. Read more now! We are very excited today to announce that we have a new addition toour portfolio of marketplace-driven, shared economy companies, with our lead investment in Cargomatic’s Series A round.
Cargomatic is the leading platform for connecting local shipp
"17.02.2015 23:48:55" Huge Congratulations to Maha Ibrahim who was honored at the Women 2.0 Awards last night. She was one of the 10x Award Honorees in the Change Agents category!
Also, Holly Liu from Kabam (our portfolio company) was included among Founders to Watch in
"17.02.2015 23:48:55" Timeline Photos Huge Congratulations to Maha Ibrahim who was honored at the Women 2.0 Awards last night. She was one of the 10x Award Honorees in the Change Agents category!
Also, Holly Liu from Kabam (our portfolio company) was included among Founders to Watch in the
"12.02.2015 15:34:40" www.biospace.com Bay Area Startup Unchained Labs Grabs 25 Million and Closes First Acquisition Unchained Labs Has a Busy First Day! Raises $25 Million and Closes First Acquisition PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Start-up life We are very excited about this announcement!
Start-up life sciences tools company Unchained Labs burst onto the scientific scene today, announcing a $25 million Series A Financing and the acquisition of Optim, the world's first and only multiplex p
"12.02.2015 04:25:27" youtube.com BIO Buzz Center with Julie Papanek, Healthcare Investor at Canaan Partners BIO Buzz Center with Julie Papanek, Healthcare Investor at Canaan Partners at the 2015 CEO & Investor Conference. Our own Julie Papanek talked with Luke Timmerman at #BIOCEO15 about #mHealth, #biotech, #pharma and ideas for entrepreneurs. Watch the interview now:
"12.02.2015 02:53:44" youtube.com BIO Buzz Center with Julie Papanek, Healthcare Investor at Canaan Partners BIO Buzz Center with Julie Papanek, Healthcare Investor at Canaan Partners at the 2015 CEO & Investor Conference. Our own Julie Papanek with Luke Timmerman - looking for big ideas in digital health at #bioceo15. Nice job Julie!
"10.02.2015 22:16:16" www.marketwired.com Orchard Platform and Mainspring Funding Announce Partnership to Further Extend the Reach and... NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Feb 10, 2015) - Orchard Platform, an analytics and investment platform focused on the global marketplace lending market, has announced a partnership with Mainspring Funding, a leading provider of aggregation and sales of Great News: Orchard Platform & Mainstream Funding have announced their partnership on WIRED today.
“We believe Orchard’s partnership with Mainspring Funding is a milestone for marketplace lending,” -David Snitkof, Chief Product Officer and Co-Founde
"10.02.2015 20:01:14" www.prnewswire.com Borro Raises $19.5M To Fuel Growth of Online Platform for Luxury Asset-Backed Lending NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Borro, an online platform for luxury asset-backed lending, today announced it... Congratulations to Borro on raising $19.5M! We're excited to be a part of this round as well. Read more:
"10.02.2015 00:42:24" www.prnewswire.com LiveU Sees 70% Increase in Number of Portable Live Video Transmission Units at Super Bowl XLIX... HACKENSACK, N.J., Feb. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveU, the pioneer and leader in IP-based live video... LiveU was the provider of choice for dozens of participating stations, networks, and NFL teams during #SuperBowl week in Phoenix
"09.02.2015 22:22:05" www.usatoday.com Program rewards business travelers for spending less Business travelers who spend less, earn more through rewards program Nice write-up in USA TODAY - smart companies like FreeWheel and OPOWER are engaging employees to save 30% on travel with Rocketrip
"06.02.2015 00:49:47" www.mddionline.com How Device Makers Can Take Healthcare "Beyond the Pill" | MDDI Medical Device and Diagnostic... In the aftermath of the frenzy of JPMorgan Healthcare Conference that concluded mid January in San Francisco, the life sciences industry is taking stock of the themes emerging for 2015 and beyond. One thing is clear: Pharma’s commitment to “beyond th In a healthcare marketplace that demands previous silos between pharma and devices, between payors and providers and vendors be broken down, Wende Hutton looks at opportunities for devices and wearables.
"05.02.2015 23:58:28" www.canaan.com Fresh 2 Dev | Canaan ClusterHQ is based on an open source project called Flocker, a lightweight volume and container manager that allows developers to deploy their entire application (including its databases, queues, and key-value stores) to multiple hosts and migrate th Did you hear the news? We've invested in Clusterhq! You can find more details on TechCrunch: http://techcrunch.com/2015/02/05/clusterhq-raises-12m-series-a-round-to-help-developers-run-databases-in-docker-containers/
Or better yet, read why Maha Ib
"04.02.2015 21:28:00" www.bio.org 2015 Program Topics | BIO Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is the world’s largest biotechnology organization. Bio.org members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. Attending I am Biotech's #BIOCEO15 conference? Julie Papanek is speaking about #DigitalHealth at 3 pm on Monday, February 9th! Learn more on Bio.org and register today:
"04.02.2015 20:23:10" Natalie Visits KOMO News (Seattle) Natalie chatted about booking local & international romantic getaways on Stayful with the kind folks at KOMO News in #Seattle. Click to watch! What's makes the Stayful boutique hotel experience so amazing? Natalie answers during this interview with KOMO News.
"04.02.2015 19:08:46" www.bio.org Digital Health: Opportunities and Implications | BIO Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is the world’s largest biotechnology organization. Bio.org members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. Did you miss Julie Papanek in the I am Biotech webinar? You're in luck, you can watch (or re-watch) the lively panel now:
"03.02.2015 15:14:13" www.eventbrite.com Meet with... Canaan Partners How are you impacting medicine? Canaan Partners is a global venture capital firm that invests in entrepreneurs with visionary ideas. With $4.2 billion under management and over 160 exits to date, Canaan has funded some of the world's leading technolo Julie Papanek will be presenting Canaan's areas of interest and best practices when applying for funding in Cambridge, MA on 2/12 as part of Johnson & Johnson's Innovation Labs. Register for your chance to meet with Julie one and one now:
"30.01.2015 20:16:03" finance.yahoo.com Prescription drug prices are soaring – here's how to save Generic drug prices are soaring. Here's how to save at the pharmacy. Bryan Birch, CEO of Truveris, shares some important data with Yahoo-Finance regarding the increasing costs for prescription drugs. Read more here and check out some tips on how you can save at the pharmacy. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/prescription-
"30.01.2015 16:45:22" www.biospace.com Celgene Merck Co Prime Examples of Novel Science Renaissance Says VC January 29, 2015 By Riley McDermid, BioSpace.com Breaking News Sr. Editor Big Pharma is finally taking bets on novel science and their faith in the “The 2015 outlook for Canaan is focused on novel drug targets and new modalities. We continue to look at areas of high unmet medical need such as Hep B, which I think is the next Hep C, particularly one company, Novira.” said Julie Papanek.
"29.01.2015 22:14:42" techcrunch.com Cargomatic Gets $8 Million To Build An Uber For Truckers Cargomatic hopes to bring some technology to the local trucking industry by providing a platform enabling shippers to list available jobs that local truckers.. Congratulations to Cargomatic who raised $8 million to expand its platform for connecting shippers and truckers who are available to help move their cargo. Learn more on TechCrunch now:
"29.01.2015 17:32:31" www.cnbc.com Doh! You blew your gas savings on pizza and beer in 2014, gas prices went down. Exclusive data to CNBC from Cardlytics shows where Americans saved and spent, breaking down sector winners and losers. Gas prices are down and spending is up. Read more from Eric Chemi at CNBC and data from Cardlytics showing how the economy is improving thanks to an average monthly gas savings of $18 per month per person.
"28.01.2015 23:23:46" www.wired.com This Wearable Helps You Quit Smoking by Dosing You With Nicotine | WIRED Chrono Therapeutics' wearable, which can be worn on the arm or the torso, uses disposable cartridges to deliver varying doses of nicotine to users, ahead of their cravings. It pairs with an app that provides real-time information about the wearable, Dr. Alan Levy says there’s a better way to quit smoking: wearable computing. Now he's building it! Learn more about what he's developing in this WIRED article.
"28.01.2015 20:43:12" www.businessinsider.com 15 Successful Entrepreneurs Share The Most Important Lesson They Learned In Their 20s We asked entrepreneurs like Mark Cuban and the founders of Warby Parker what has stuck with them since their 20s. Read what Mona Bijoor, Founder of our portfolio company JOOR, and 14 other successful entrepreneurs had to say
"27.01.2015 21:32:59" blogs.wsj.com Beckon Raises $13 Million to Be System of Record for Marketers The Series B round was led by Venrock and includes current investors August Capital and Canaan Partners. Congrats! Beckon raises $13M Series B funding as they continue to clean up the messy business of marketing
"22.01.2015 17:48:20" www.forbes.com America's Most Promising Company: Instacart, The $2 Billion Grocery Delivery App A Q&A with the #1 company on the Forbes America's Most Promising Companies list. Congrats to Instacart! #1 company on the Forbes America's Most Promising Companies List. Read Brian Solomon's interview with CEO ,Apoorva Mehta here: http://onforb.es/1JdxUXP
"22.01.2015 15:45:29" www.xconomy.com In the Jiu-Jitsu Match of Biotech Risk, a Reminder of Other Paths | Xconomy Risk makes for great headlines. I'm guilty as charged. My first column for Xconomy questioned whether biotech venture capitalists were losing relevance, ru Wende Hutton spoke with Xconomy about investing in digital health. In her interview with Alex, she said digital health was “the theme du jour….in four-for-four meetings” that day as she had just met with the president of the American Medical Associat
"19.01.2015 15:34:10" content.ourcrowd.com The State of Online Lending: Q&A with Lending Club & Borro Investor, FinTech Expert Dan Ciporin Discover the online lending landscape and the opportunities for investors and entrepreneurs with Canaan Partners' GP Dan Ciporin. Curious about the state of online lending? Check out this Q&A with our very own Dan Ciporin, as he talks about Lending Club and OnDeck's IPOs, being a #FinTech investor and more:
"15.01.2015 17:07:31" medcitynews.com The kinds of startups Canaan Partners is looking to invest in Hey, startups: I chatted this week at the J.P. Morgan conference with Brent Ahrens of Canaan Partners about the venture firm’s recent $675 million fund – it’s tenth and largest – and… Brent Ahrens sat down with MedCity News and chatted about what we look for in startups. Find out what that is now:
"15.01.2015 00:03:55" www.sporttechie.com New York Jets Partner with LiveU to Provide Digital Content for Mobile App New York Jets Partner with LiveU to Provide Digital Content for Mobile App and give fans extra insights into behind the scenes content from the Jets. New York Jets partners with LiveU making it possible for fans to get exclusive content and the latest news about the team even during the off-season.
"14.01.2015 18:32:02" vator.tv Venture capital sees best fundraising year since 2007! In 2014, venture capital firms raised a total of $29.8 billion, from 254 funds Venture capital is back, baby!
"14.01.2015 02:03:53" bits.blogs.nytimes.com Instacart, a Grocery Delivery Start-Up, Raises $220 Million The company is part of the so-called on-demand economy, start-up companies that let customers order anything — food, cars, alcohol — and have it delivered directly to their homes in hours. Exciting news, Instacart raised $220 Million to continue growing!
"13.01.2015 21:46:50" venturebeat.com This new WibiData software could help retailers sell far more stuff online The new capability in WibiData's software for retailers stands out for giving several types of people the power to take advantage of big data. WibiData releases a new feature that now helps retailers lay out their websites in the smartest possible way. Learn more in this VentureBeat article and see how WibiData can help retailers now:
"13.01.2015 15:58:02" www.reuters.com U.S. venture funds raised $29.8 billion last yr, most since 2007 SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 12 (Reuters) - U.S. venture capital firmsraised $5.6 billion last quarter and $29.8 billion for the year,making 2014 the richest year for venture fundraising since 2007,the National U.S. venture funds raised $29.8 billion last year, the most since 2007! Read more in this article from Reuters:
"12.01.2015 19:39:00" techcrunch.com Healthcare Predictions For 2015 Next year will be big for healthcare. We felt small tremors in 2014 of the seismic changes underway. In 2015, I predict five changes to the core of the US.. Canaan Partners' very own Julie Papanek talks Healthcare Predictions for 2015 on TechCrunch. Read her predictions now: #healthcare #trends
"12.01.2015 18:48:55" www.marketwatch.com Arvinas Appoints Manuel Litchman as President and Chief Executive Officer NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Arvinas Inc., a biotechnology company creating a new class of oncology drugs based on protein degradation, today announced that it has appointed Manuel Litchman, M.D., as President and Chief Executive O Arvinas Appoints Manuel Litchman as President and Chief Executive Officer:
"12.01.2015 17:31:31" www.wuxiapptec.com 2015 WuXi Global Forum To many, 2014 is a year of renewed energy and growth. Global partnerships at all levels are breaking down barriers to innovation, and the convergence ... Tomorrow, Tim Shannon is speaking at the WuXi AppTec #GlobalForum Check out who else will be there:
"12.01.2015 06:54:51" www.forbes.com Apoorva Mehta, 28 - In Photos: 2015 30 Under 30: Food & Wine Founder, Instacart Mehta is the creator of the tech platform and business model that led to the fastest-growing grocery delivery service ever. With over $100 in revenue (as of 2014), Instacart is expanding faster than Webvan or Amazon Fresh. Congrats to Instacart's founder Apoorva Mehta - Forbes 2015 30 Under 30 in Food & Wine!
"08.01.2015 18:08:01" The Forbes 30 Under 30 list is out and we want to give a shout out to Realty Mogul's CEO Jilliene Helman for making the list! http://www.forbes.com/30under30/#/enterprise-tech
"08.01.2015 18:08:01" Timeline Photos The Forbes 30 Under 30 list is out and we want to give a shout out to Realty Mogul's CEO Jilliene Helman for making the list! http://www.forbes.com/30under30/#/enterprise-tech
"06.01.2015 20:37:37" www.marketwatch.com CytomX Raises $20 Million in Series C Round Led by Pfizer Venture Investments SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CytomX, a biotechnology company developing Probody™ therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, today announced that the company has raised $20 million in a Series C financing round. Pfizer Vent Congrats to CytomX Therapeutics who raised $20M today! Looking forward to hearing more about Probodies in 2015!
(Can't wait and want to know what Probodies are now? Probodies are masked antibodies that remain inert in healthy tissue but are activat
"31.12.2014 22:32:55" Compstak is offering crowd-sourced commercial real estate data Compstak Founder & CEO Michael Mandel explains how they offer commercial real estate data on office spaces in cities throughout the U.S. Compstak's Michael Mandel explains how they offer commercial real estate data on office spaces in cities throughout the U.S.on Fox Business
"31.12.2014 20:18:58" techcrunch.com Grocery Delivery Startup Instacart Raises $210 Million More Grocery delivery startup Instacart has raised an additional $210 million, according to an SEC filing on Monday. The filing confirms a Series C funding round.. Congrats to Instacart on raising an additional $210M in series C funding!
"30.12.2014 01:48:51" www.self.com Everything You Need to Know About Online Dating for 2015 - SELF Everything you need to know for next year. Is 2015 the year you meet the person you'll spend the rest of your life with? Know what to expect with this handy infographic courtesy of Zoosk via SELF Magazine
"29.12.2014 15:42:10" www.usnews.com New York's Startup State of Mind - US News Rather than imitate Silicon Valley, New York City tech companies are playing to Gotham's strengths. Startups... now Made in New York.
Canaan's own Dan Ciporin talks about how New York City is getting ahead in the startup game in U.S. News and World Report
"28.12.2014 03:37:44" techcrunch.com Healthcare Predictions For 2015 Next year will be big for healthcare. We felt small tremors in 2014 of the seismic changes underway. In 2015, I predict five changes to the core of the US.. Canaan Partners' very own @JuliePapanek talks Healthcare Predictions for 2015 on @TechCrunch http://tcrn.ch/1AVIksf #healthcare #trends
"23.12.2014 20:41:45" lanc.pe Cyberattacks inevitable Discussing the vulnerability of companies to hackers, with Mike Potts, Lancope CEO. The "Closing Bell" panel discuss distributing of Sony's "The... Nice job and good advice Mike! Get ahead of the hackers...preparation is key.
"23.12.2014 00:10:41" Self-published using Blurb Books, author Alder Yarrow's “The Essence of Wine” Earns a Spot on the New York Times Best Wine Books of 2014 List. Congrats!
Read more: http://bit.ly/1xc73sM
"23.12.2014 00:10:41" Timeline Photos Self-published using Blurb Books, author Alder Yarrow's “The Essence of Wine” Earns a Spot on the New York Times Best Wine Books of 2014 List. Congrats!
Read more: http://bit.ly/1xc73sM
"22.12.2014 16:38:00" techcrunch.com Stayful, The Priceline For Boutique Hotels, Comes To iOS Stayful, the travel site launched last year and founded by industry execs from Expedia and Hotels.com, has now gone mobile with today's debut of an iOS.. Looking for a last minute hotel reservation? Stayful can help save you an average of 32% on your reservation!
"19.12.2014 22:57:50" mashable.com 5 digital health trends you'll see in 2015 As funding for health-minded technology skyrockets, innovators are turning medical knowledge into usable tech. Mashable names the 5 digital health trends you'll see in 2015 with quotes from Joanne Rohde, CEO and founder Axial Exchange, Inc.:
"We're starting to see some initial forays into using smartphones and their cases to measure medical conditions that p
"19.12.2014 05:53:03" www.tnooz.com The Stayful hotel app: No trend left behind - Tnooz Customized hotel recommendations? Yup. ApplePay? You bet. Listings that emphasis visuals? Sure thing. Stayful's new iPhone app showcases 2014 design trends. Great review of hotel booking trends by Tnooz featuring Stayful as a leader in many of the top trends of 2014.
What trends would you add?
"18.12.2014 18:26:53" www.forbes.com RelayRides - In Photos: The Hottest Startups of 2014 Valuation change since previous funding round: $65 million Forbes has released their list of the Hottest Startups of 2014, and RelayRides made the list at number 14! Congrats!
Who else would you add to Forbes' list?
"18.12.2014 01:44:53" Congrats to Kelly Steckelberg, Zoosk's new CEO!
Steckelberg being named CEO is a perfect complement to “Our Women Break Glass”: http://www.canaan.com/glass-ceilings/
Read more on Business Wire: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20141217005159
"18.12.2014 01:44:53" Timeline Photos Congrats to Kelly Steckelberg, Zoosk's new CEO!
Steckelberg being named CEO is a perfect complement to “Our Women Break Glass”: http://www.canaan.com/glass-ceilings/
Read more on Business Wire:
"17.12.2014 22:58:35" www.bloomberg.com LendingClub to Continue Expansion Strategies, CEO Says: Video LendingClub Corp. Chief Executive Officer Renaud Laplanche talks about the company's initial public offering and outlook. He speaks with Leslie Picker on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers." (Source: Bloomberg) Lending Club's CEO, Renaud Laplanche, spoke with Leslie Picker of Bloomberg News at the NYSE about Lending Club's IPO and outlook. Watch the video now to learn more about Lending Club and where they're headed:
"17.12.2014 20:38:01" techcrunch.com Stayful, The Priceline For Boutique Hotels, Comes To iOS Stayful, the travel site launched last year and founded by industry execs from Expedia and Hotels.com, has now gone mobile with today's debut of an iOS.. The Stayful iOS app is now here! Download today & book your next boutique hotel room with ease:
"17.12.2014 18:22:14" www.wired.com Why Uber Isn't the Only Future for the Business of Other People's Cars | WIRED As Uber gets all the attention, the basic rationale for renting other people's cars still seems worth considering. For so many of us, our cars spend most of their time parked, empty, going nowhere. And isn’t that a waste? Great article in WIRED about how Uber isn’t the only car related service you should consider. Read more to dig into the history of RelayRides and find out why you should list your car today!
"16.12.2014 18:45:01" www.inc.com How the Right Tagline Can Turn Your Company Around The founders of a luxury lifestyle company explain why a tagline turned out to be so much more than just three short words Finding a tagline can be tough. Advice from Cuyana in Inc. Magazine on using the right language:
"16.12.2014 00:32:33" www.urbansitter.com Babysitters, Nannies, and Child Care – UrbanSitter Babysitting UrbanSitter – Find a babysitter or nanny in your area. View detailed profiles. Read reviews from parents in your community. Book babysitting jobs instantly Planning a #DateNight but can't find someone to watch your kids? Check out UrbanSitter today to find a babysitter or nanny in your area:
"13.12.2014 20:10:01" www.elle.com These B-School Grads Created the Perfect $150 Day Bag "I was 32 and determined not to carry a backpack." Great interview with Cuyana co-founders on ELLE about how they got started, who they design for and images from their NY pop-up, With Love. Read more and visit their store today:
"13.12.2014 18:54:58" ny.racked.com Cuyana Debuts Its First New York Pop-Up Shop 'With Love' Photos: Cuyana If the frenzy of holiday shopping has you picking up this and that willy-nilly just to check people off your... Getting some holiday shopping done in #NYC this weekend? Be sure to visit Cuyana's first pop up shop, To New York, With Love, at 311 West Broadway. Better go quickly, this pop up won't last forever! #WithLove
"12.12.2014 19:30:00" circleup.com B Corp Circle on CircleUp CircleUp is an online social marketplace where individual investors can invest in small private consumer companies and be part of their success. Did you know that CircleUp has one of the first funds exclusively focused on #BCorps? These are great businesses with a social awareness. Learn more:
"12.12.2014 16:49:23" news.instacart.com Goodbye Wallet, Hello Apple Pay Today, we've officially integrated with Apple Pay via our friends at Stripe. Our customers can now use Apple Pay to pay for their Instacart delivered groceries. Now payments happen with a single to... Itching to use #ApplePay? Now you can use Apple Pay with Instacart. Try it today!
"12.12.2014 14:47:35" techcrunch.com Lending Club’s IPO Pops 56% In Its First Day, Sets Stage For Hortonworks And New Relic Offerings Lending Club had a strong debut in the public markets today, popping 56 percent from its $15 IPO price to more than $23 per share. As TechCrunch reported.. Wow! The Lending Club IPO yesterday was the largest IPO for a U.S.-based tech company this year!
"11.12.2014 22:01:32" venturebeat.com Lending Club closes at $23.43 per share on the NYSE, up 56% from its IPO price Lending Club closed at $23.43 per share, after an auspicious debut on the New York Stock Exchange this morning. The peer-to-peer lending platform got a pop at the market open, jumping 60 percent fr... Great day for Lending Club and our own Dan Ciporin! #BetterRatesTogetherClub #lendingclub #IPO
"11.12.2014 21:56:26" www.ceoworldawards.com CEO World Awards organized by Silicon Valley Communications in United States of America Corporate Office and Mailing Address: CEO World Awards, Silicon Valley Communications, 560 South Winchester Boulevard Suite 500, San Jose CA 95128 United States of America Copyright Congratulations to Switchfly, who won gold at the CEO World Awards in the following categories:
Best Company to work for in Internet Cloud Computing
Innovative Women of Year in Internet Cloud Computing (Cady Wolf)
Women Excellence Cast Studies in I
"11.12.2014 20:35:51" vine.co Lending Club's post on Vine Ringing the opening bell at the @nyse! #lendingclub #ipo (prospectus.lc) Lending Club rings in their #IPO today!
"11.12.2014 17:47:58" www.bloomberg.com LendingClub Surges in Debut After $870 Million U.S IPO LendingClub Corp. surged in its trading debut, after the company and its backers raised a larger than expected $870 million from an initial public offering. Congratulations to Lending Club on their debut on the New York Stock Exchange today!
"11.12.2014 16:00:19" www.soasta.com Bonobos Improves Web Site Performance to Gear Up for Cyber Monday - SOASTA Bonobos Improves Web Site Performance to Gear Up for Cyber Monday Bonobos’ e-commerce site went down on Cyber Monday 2011, one of the high-end menswear retailer’s peak sales days of the year. Determined not to have a repeat performance in 2012, Bonob #CyberMonday may be over, but there are still lessons to be learned! Here's a great lesson from Bonobos and SOASTA, Inc. on how to ensure your website is ready to handle the holiday traffic:
"10.12.2014 22:01:37" www.canaan.com Canaan K9 Of The Month | Canaan Scooby Dooby Doo, where are you? Well, he's probably sitting on his favorite spot on the carpet in the Canaan Partners Israel reception area enthusiastically waiting to greet you with a dance and wiggle. Worth the wait...Presenting Scooby, CPI's mascot and our Pick of the Litter for December!
"10.12.2014 21:00:00" www.lancope.com Lancope® Reveals Cybersecurity Predictions for 2015 – Ransomware, Muleware and Extortionware... Company to hold complimentary webinar on Wednesday, December 17 to discuss predictions Lancope will host a FREE webinar on #CyberSecurity in 2015 on 12/17. "I believe SDN will soon begin to play a huge role in how we design and secure our networks," says Lancope CTO, TK Keanini.
The big concerns for organizations in 2015 are #mulewar
"10.12.2014 19:40:07" www.marketwired.com UNIFi Software Secures $4.45M in Funding Led by Canaan Partners to Bring the Power of Hadoop to... SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 10, 2014) - UNIFi Software, the only comprehensive data integration solution for the enterprise, today announced it has raised $4.45 million in seed financing, led by Canaan Partners. Other angel investors in the Exciting Funding News! #UNIFi Software has raised $4.45M in seed financing, led by Canaan, announced today via Marketwired
"We looked at several players in this space, and the enthusiasm from UNIFi's customers was unparalleled," - Roseanne Wincek, pr
"10.12.2014 17:56:53" truverisblog.tumblr.com Truveris Names Industry-Leading Marketing Executive, Stephany Verstraete, as Inaugural Chief... NEW YORK, NY— Truveris Inc., the leading pharmacy benefit pricing and analytics company, announced that Stephany Verstraete has joined the company as its inaugural Chief Marketing Officer. In her new... Congratulations to Stephany Verstraete, she has joined Truveris, Inc. as the new CMO for the leading pharmacy benefit pricing and analytics company. #womeninbusiness
"05.12.2014 22:10:16" techcrunch.com Viewbix Raises $3M To Wrap Video Ads Inside Interactive Players Video ad startup Viewbix is announcing that it has raised $3 million in additional funding. The company basically wraps videos in a custom player — so if.. Our portfolio company Viewbix just raised an additional $3M in additional funding! Its interactive video player increases measurable ROI from Facebook and Twitter video ads. Thanks TechCrunch http://techcrunch.com/2014/12/04/viewbix-raises-3m-to-wrap
"05.12.2014 15:55:56" www.orchardplatform.com Orchard Platform Introduces New Marketplace Lending Database | Orchard Today we announced the creation of the Orchard Originator Database, a first-of-its-kind source for aggregated information on a large and growing number of leading loan originators across a wide range of global asset classes. The database is designed Orchard Platform has launched the Orchard Originator Database today! This new database makes it easier for #investors to find and fund opportunities that are the best match for their specific goals. This resource is essential for those new investors
"04.12.2014 19:53:18" www.cuyana.com Lean Closet Movement | Cuyana Shop Cuyana - One of a kind accessories, one country at a time. Jumpstart your New Year’s resolution now by following Cuyana's #LeanCloset movement.
"03.12.2014 16:23:00" stayful.com Discover All Of The Cities In Which Stayful Is Currently Offering Amazing Deals. Stayful helps customers bid, book and save on many of the most popular boutique and independent hotels from across the country. See if Stayful is in your next travel destination. Traveling to #Telluride, #Portland, #PalmSprings, #NewOrleans soon? Use Stayful to find & book your hotel!
"03.12.2014 00:34:35" www.crowdfundinsider.com Orchard: The Catalyst for the Peer to Peer Lending Industry - Crowdfund Insider There is definitely something to be said for being at the right place, at the right time, and for Orchard this is certainly the case. Now this is not to s Great piece about Orchard Platform's compelling business model in peer to peer lending.
Read more on CrowdfundInsider now:
"02.12.2014 22:24:19" Did you know that over 114 properties have been funded with Realty Mogul? What are you waiting for?
Get started now! https://www.realtymogul.com/funded
"01.12.2014 22:29:13" www.instacart.com Instacart: 1 Hour Grocery Delivery Sick of Thanksgiving leftovers?
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Your first delivery (over $10) is also free!
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"01.12.2014 18:10:21" www.crowdsourcing.org Crowd Coffee: April 2 Startup completes first equity crowdfunding drive in Italy | ReutersThe startup, Diaman Tech Srl, raised 157,780 euro ($217 "People have become more comfortable with the fact that they can participate in crowdfunding sites" says Hrach Simonian, a partner at Canaan Partners, the venture capital firm that recently invested in Realty Mogul.
Do you think that's the truth?
"28.11.2014 18:48:41" www.siliconbeat.com Elevator Pitch: Maha Ibrahim of Canaan Partners As a venture capitalist at Canaan Partners, Maha Ibrahim aims to lead her portfolio companies to the promised land. But she and others waiting for the venture capital industry to become more divers... Did you know that 1/3 of the investments made from Canaan IX fund have been female-founded companies? Read more in this interview with Maha Ibrahim on SiliconBeat:
"25.11.2014 23:37:47" circleup.com CircleUp CircleUp is an online social marketplace where individual investors can invest in small private consumer companies and be part of their success. Did you know that Circle Up works with industry providers SPINS & @NewHope360 for retail scan data & marketing services? Learn more now:
Scrambling to get packed?
Here's tips from Anthology Magazine's editor on how to pack efficiently on Cuyana. This is a perfect read for the upcoming holiday!
"24.11.2014 21:58:17" www.ideaworkscompany.com www.ideaworkscompany.com With United Airlines & Delta moving to revenue accrual, what does that mean for loyalty programs? Read this report now from Switchfly and let us know what you think about these moves and if they will change how you decide who to fly!
"24.11.2014 19:23:04" Don't be a lone ranger. - John Balen #quoteoftheday
"24.11.2014 19:23:04" Timeline Photos Don't be a lone ranger. - John Balen #quoteoftheday
"24.11.2014 15:20:04" www.cuyana.com Cuyana Close Holiday hints are here! We've created the perfect way to share your gift wishes and gather clues for what to buy others on your list. Simply add products to your hint, write your message, and send. Sign In. Login · Sign Up · Bag. loader. Passpo Looking for great, unique gifts this holiday season? Check out this gift guide from Cuyana:
"24.11.2014 06:05:18" www.canaan.com Careers | Canaan Hard work is rewarding. But hard work that makes a difference in the world is in a category all by itself. So if you're hard wired to get things done, and want to revolutionize the way we live our lives, you can be certain of one thing: You've come t Currently on the search for a new #career? Check out all of the opportunities with our portfolio companies:
"24.11.2014 04:18:20" www.silverrailtech.com SOLUTIONS | SilverRail SilverRail connects the world of rail, making train tickets as easy to book as airline tickets. That’s no small feat, but it’s this universal complexity in booking rail that inspired us to create an innovative solution for the travel industry: Silve Wonder why booking rail travel isn't as easy as booking planes? SilverRail Technologies is looking to solve that:
"21.11.2014 21:53:01" Perfect quote to head into the weekend from Gemvara CEO, Janet Holian.
"21.11.2014 21:53:01" Timeline Photos Perfect quote to head into the weekend from Gemvara CEO, Janet Holian.
"21.11.2014 21:51:46" Perfect quote to head into the weekend from Gemvara CEO, JanetHolian.
"21.11.2014 21:51:46" Timeline Photos Perfect quote to head into the weekend from Gemvara CEO, JanetHolian.
"21.11.2014 00:07:48" www.therealreal.com John Legend: Shop His Closet With nine Grammy Awards and countless hits, John Legend has a long list of musical accolades, but he’s also known for being one of the best dressed artists in the industry. Whether appearing in a Vogue spread or walking the red carpet, Legend's style 150 items from John Legend's closet are currently for sale on The RealReal. What are you waiting for? Shop his closet now!
"20.11.2014 23:26:57" www.inc.com The Right Way to Travel with Employees Before you hit the road with your team, read these tips for how to make your trip a success from start to finish. Rocketrip's CEO Dan Ruch shares his tips on traveling with employees in this Inc. Magazine article. What would you add to his list?
"20.11.2014 18:08:13" vimeo.com The Cuyana Story Cuyana celebrates Fewer, Better Things. We design and manufacture intricately made treasures, using the world’s most premium materials. Each piece is designed to… Join the Lean Closet Movement with Cuyana Take the pledge, or learn more today! http://www.cuyana.com/Leancloset-series/intro
"19.11.2014 16:21:40" therealdeal.com Better together: CRE crowdsourcer CompStak raises $4.4M CompStak, a real estate data firm that tapped into crowdsourcing to create a marketplace of lease “comps,” has raised $4.4 million in its latest funding rou Congratulations to commercial real estate crowd tech startup CompStak, who raised $4.4M this week. Their total funding is now over $10M! #CRE
"12.11.2014 01:25:05" mashable.com Now you can book boutique hotels on Twitter Stayful is launching a service that matches users with deals at independent hotels. Twitter users can start a request by tweeting at Stayful with the hashtag #tweetstay and their destination city, the hotel level they want (budget, mid-priced or premium), and their travel dates. Read more on Mashable:
"11.11.2014 19:47:29" www.tnooz.com A key Canaan VC talks travel startup investing - Tnooz Brendan Dickinson is a principal at Canaan Partners, a VC firm. He talks about what he looks for in travel startups like OneFineStay, plus investing trends. Brendan Dickinson chatted with Tnooz and shared Canaan’s — and his own — approach to travel startups. He shared what he thinks is one of the most important equations a startup needs to focus on.
"07.11.2014 21:00:52" www.inc.com 10 Business Travel Hacks That Can Save Your Company Tons of Money The CEO of Rocketrip shares some helpful tips for saving money when traveling. 10 Business Travel Hacks That Can Save Your Company Tons of Money from Rocketrip's CEO, Dan Ruch on Inc. Magazine. Which is your favorite?
"01.11.2014 21:36:33" www.canaan.com Canaan K9 Of The Month | Canaan Tony is Tubular Lab's personal concierge and everyone's favorite snuggle buddy. He just may be the most well mannered, respectable, and congenial dog you've ever met. Meet Tony, our pick of the litter for November from Tubular Labs!
"30.10.2014 21:32:49" fortune.com Mail-order snack maker is thinking outside the box NatureBox is thinking about delivery methods for its healthy snacks beyond the usual subscription service. NatureBox is now available on international American Airlines flights to Latin America and Europe! More details in Fortune Magazine about this brand new partnership:
"28.10.2014 17:32:49" www.nytimes.com Business Travelers Pick Starbucks on the Go A report shows that the restaurant is the most often expensed food and beverage brand, partly because of the number of millennials among travelers. Our portfolio company Rocketrip and Dan Ruch was mentioned in today’s The New York Times on biz travel spending. http://nyti.ms/1rMzAx2"
"...But if I give you a budget and tell you for every dollar you save, you’re going to get half back, that conver
"28.10.2014 13:52:10" Why Banks Want In on Peer-to-Peer Lending: Video Orchard Platform Founder and CEO Matt Burton discusses peer-to-peer lending on “In The Loop.” (Source: Bloomberg) "We help investors decide which loan they want to fund."
Orchard Platform Founder and CEO Matt Burton discusses peer to peer lending on Bloomberg News http://bloom.bg/1wv5TVo
"24.10.2014 22:30:01" Cuyana knows messaging means everything. Have you nailed your elevator pitch? http://bit.ly/1scrKM1 #ladieswithgame
"24.10.2014 21:51:13" Women, go after #venturecapital #funding!
John Balen from Canaan offers advice to women on pitching VC firms. http://bit.ly/1oD7t7Y
"21.10.2014 13:16:25" www.marketwired.com Orchard Platform Raises $12M in Series A Funding NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 21, 2014) - Orchard Platform, an investment and analytics platform focused on the global marketplace lending market, today announced it has raised $12 million in Series A funding. This brings the total investment in O Orchard Platform Raises $12M in Series A Funding, read the whole story here on Marketwired http://mwne.ws/ZMuMQZ
"16.10.2014 19:17:40" www.sfgate.com Canaan Partners raises $675 million venture capital fund A Menlo Park firm raised one of the nationâ€™s largest venture capital funds this year, with plans to invest $675 million in startups. Canaan Partners said the firmâ€™s 10th fund would invest two-thirds of the money in information technology startups “It’s a great time to be a venture capitalist because of the quality of the entrepreneur,” said general partner Maha Ibrahim. “It’s a better time to be an entrepreneur because of the relative ease of access to capital.”
"16.10.2014 17:28:00" www.bizjournals.com 12 exits in 12 months helps Canaan Partners raise $675M for new fund - Silicon Valley Business... There's nothing like successful exits to make raising a new capital go faster, according to Canaan Partners' Maha Ibrahim whose firm just closed a $675 million venture fund. 12 exits in 12 months? You bet.
Meet Canaan Fund X.
"16.10.2014 17:06:50" techcrunch.com Canaan Raises $675M For Fund X, Focusing On Early Stages And ‘Home Runs’ | TechCrunch Canaan Partners -- the Silicon Valley venture firm that has backed the likes of Skybox Imaging, PrimeSense, LendingClub and Ebates -- is today announcing that.. Thank you, TechCrunch, for this great write up on #CanaanX!
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"07.10.2014 13:14:08" To read the entire article from Fierce Biotech, check it out here: http://bit.ly/ZrS1zt
"04.10.2014 03:21:56" www.bizjournals.com The 25 most active VC firms in the Bay Area - San Francisco Business Times San Francisco Business Times ranks the most active venture capital firms in the Bay Area We are humbled and excited to have made the list. San Francisco Business Times shows Canaan is #11 on the list of 25 most active Bay Area VC firms.
"03.10.2014 15:00:01" Dermira ($DERM) pulls off a $125M IPO with the best IPO of the three from the Bay Area this week. http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2014/10/03/dermira-raises-125m-after-hitting-high-end-of.html
"03.10.2014 13:52:41" www.biospace.com Bay Area Biotech Dermira Increases Deal Size 46 To 117 Million Dermira Prices Initial Public Offering REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 -- Dermira, Inc. , a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on bringing Congrats #Dermira IPO today!! #Canaan portfolio Dermira (NASDAQ:DERM) prices #IPO at $16, the high end of the range.
"01.10.2014 22:30:17" www.bizjournals.com Billion dollar sale of Ebates caps amazing journey of two former deputy district attorneys. -... San Francisco cash-rebate shopping website founded in 1998 had been preparing for a September IPO. From startup to $1 Billion exit! Canaan portfolio company Ebates founders, Paul Wasserman and Alessandro Isolani, recount their journey w/ #PatrickHoge San Francisco Business Times
"01.10.2014 14:43:25" www.bloomberg.com Bloomberg Radio Listen to Bloomberg Radio, the free internet radio from the world's most trusted source of financial news and business information. #Canaan's payment expert Dan Ciporin & Woody Benson discuss a mega-bull case for Apple Pay on Bloomberg News Live Radio today@11:30est #thehaysadvatntage
"01.10.2014 14:22:00" www.canaan.com Canaan K9 Of The Month | Canaan For Chico, sitting still too long is out of the question. His fast paced personality fits perfectly into the life of a New Yorker. Living this rapid life-style tends to burn a lot of calories, so Chico has become a foodie. Whether it is his food or y Meet Chico - Orchard Platform's "Direct Lending" Dog and #Canaan's K9 for October. He'll throw you a bone!
"30.09.2014 00:44:20" Stayful: The Expedia for Boutique Hotels: Video Stayful CEO Cheryl Rosner discusses the boom in the boutique hotel business with Pimm Fox on "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg) Stayful's Cheryl Rosner on Bloomberg Television - finding boutique hotels at more affordable prices.
"26.09.2014 02:00:01" www.reuters.com Acorda buys Civitas to gain access to Parkinson's drug (Reuters) - Acorda Therapeutics Inc said it bought privately held Civitas Therapeutics for $525 million to gain access to a Parkinson's disease drug in late-stage development.Acorda's shares rose as much Shares are on the rise: Canaan portfolio company #CivitasTherapeutics has been acquired by Acorda Therapeutics #biotech via Reuters.
"25.09.2014 21:30:13" Acorda Therapeutics Rises Most Since 2009 on $525 Million #CivitasTherapeutics Deal via Bloomberg News #biotech #parkinsons
"24.09.2014 16:29:42" www.marketwatch.com Acorda to buy Civitas Therapeutics for $525 million Acorda Therapeutics says it will buy fellow drug maker Civitas Therapeutics for $525 million in cash, which will give Acorda rights to Civitas’ treatment candidate for episodes of Parkinson’s disease. Canaan portfolio company Civitas Therapeutics has been acquired by Acorda Therapeutics for $525 million #biotech via MarketWatch http://www.marketwatch.com/story/acorda-to-buy-civitas-therapeutics-for-525-million-2014-09-24-9103126
"23.09.2014 20:43:17" smallbusiness.foxbusiness.com Selfies Come to Life on New Social App For the guys behind Selfie, creating a mobile social forum where users speak via video snippets was a no-brainer. "make a video fun to distribute and catchy...experiment a lot until they find what fosters “fast adoption.” - @Warren Lee on what it will take for the new social network app #Selfie to gain traction and grow a user base.
"23.09.2014 00:36:28" www.bizjournals.com Kabam CEO recounts courtship for $120 million Alibaba investment - San Francisco Business Times Deal with Chinese giant took three times longer than it would have with a U.S. company, writes Kevin Chou. "For Kabam, this wasn’t just another fundraise, it was aligned with our strategy to propel our company globally while partnering with one of the world’s largest and greatest companies" - #BehindTheScenes with Kevin Chou
"22.09.2014 16:18:31" techcrunch.com Realty Mogul Gets A $73M Capital Commitment From Direct Lending Investments | TechCrunch Realty Mogul, a startup that allows accredited investors to back real estate projects, is announcing a new agreement with Direct Lending Investments — the.. Congrats! Online capital market, Realty Mogul partners with Direct Lending Investments and gets a $73M capital commitment
"18.09.2014 21:27:30" www.areadevelopment.com Online Luxury Consignment Firm The RealReal Opens Major Warehouse Center In Secaucus, New Jersey... An online firm specializing in authenticated luxury consignment, The RealReal opened a 129,000 square-foot warehouse in Secaucus, New Jersey. "Bursting at the seams" and more than doubling its revenue this year, The RealReal opens a new warehouse bringing total warehouse space to over 225,000 sq ft.
"17.09.2014 20:35:50" www.zdnet.com Cisco acquires Metacloud, boosting Intercloud, OpenStack efforts | ZDNet The privately-held cloud player will be snapped up for an undisclosed sum as the networking giant aims to bolster its inter-connected cloud effort, run on open-source OpenStack. Cisco to acquire Metacloud!
"16.09.2014 19:22:01" www.businessinsider.com Meet The 32 Most Powerful Women In Mobile Advertising These are some of the most powerful and influential women in mobile advertising right now. Congrats to Tremor Video's Laura Buchman, one of the most powerful women in mobile advertising!
"11.09.2014 23:48:03" www.crowdfundinsider.com Realty Mogul CEO States: "We Want to Get Really Great" as Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform... Realty Mogul, one of the early entrants in the hyper growth industry of real estate crowdfunding, recently passed the $30 million mark in online funding. Realty Mogul's amazing growth - The $3o million mile marker is more than double the total for all of 2013.
"10.09.2014 20:19:06" www.nytimes.com Uncertain About Hiring, Some Companies Try ‘Test Drives’ Small companies find contract work a good way to assess candidates for permanent jobs, especially in certain types of positions. Practical advice on temp-to-perm” hiring from JOOR CEO, Mona Mona Bijoor.
"10.09.2014 19:35:38" www.bizjournals.com Durham's Liquidia spins out second company; raises $10M from Canaan Partners - Triangle Business... Durham’s Liquidia Technologies spun out another pharmaceutical company, the second spinout since November. Liquidia Technologies, Inc. spin-out Lq3 Pharmaceuticals raises $10 million to advance therapies for oral health conditions.
"09.09.2014 16:21:36" techcrunch.com Rakuten Buys Ebates For $1 Billion | TechCrunch Rumors have been swirling around Japan's Rakuten, which has been in discussions with rebate website operator Ebates.com, regarding a potential acquisition.. Thrilled with the acquisition of Ebates by Rakuten for $1 Billion! Congrats to both teams.
"09.09.2014 00:36:40" Online Video Viewing Surges: Is Traditional TV Doomed?: Video Tremor Video CEO Bill Day discusses the power of video ads with Pimm Fox on "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg) Great to see Tremor Video's Bill Day on Bloomberg Television today!
"08.09.2014 22:02:39" Kings of the Realm gameplay footage Kabam partners with Digit Game Studios to release #KingsoftheRealm
"08.09.2014 21:36:15" Whole Foods + Instacart Don’t have time to make it to the store? Now you can do your grocery shopping online at http://instacart.com. Instacart.com lets you place your grocery order... Some people need things delivered...This video delivered to you by Whole Foods Market + Instacart!
"08.09.2014 04:06:00" Nice Pic! Team Canaan on Saturday at the 4th annual Closer to Free Ride for Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven #CTFRide
"06.09.2014 00:56:11" www.rideclosertofree.org Home support a participant ride day details request more information why ride? There are so many reasons to join us on September 6, 2014 for the 4th annual Closer to Free Ride for Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven. MAKE AN IMPACT SEE THE SIGHTS Look for team Canaan at the 4th annual Closer to Free Ride for Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven #CTFRide
Ride like you mean It. We do.
"04.09.2014 20:43:26" We've gone to where the buffalo roam, Boulder, CO! #InstacartExpansion
Order today and get a FREE MONTH of Instacart Express (free grocery delivery), plus first 100 orders get a fun 'lil surprise in their grocery order! Learn more: http://bit.ly/1u3 Timeline Photos Great to see Instacart continue their expansion!
"02.09.2014 02:03:08" www.canaan.com Canaan K9 Of The Month | Canaan From putting you at the perfect position to kick her a ball, to proposing cost effective trips to the park, the integrity of Hazel’s energy is unmatched. Hazel usually prefers to work from home, which isn’t typical for most employees, but the executi Introducing Hazel - Rocketrip mascot and Canaan's K9 for September!
"02.09.2014 00:28:05" Tim Shannon takes the ALS #IceBucketChallange Tim Shannon & family participate in the ALS #IceBucketChallenge in honor of friends and colleague, Belinda Redington!
"30.08.2014 00:12:33" Eric Young icebucket This video is about Eric Young icebucket Eric Young completes the ALS #IceBucketChallenge in memory of Belinda! It's not too late to donate and/or accept the challenge: http://www.alsa.org/fight-als/ice-bucket-challenge.html
"29.08.2014 22:53:29" www.inc.com How to Identify an Opportunity and Launch Your Business Mona Bijoor, founder of JOOR, a wholesale fashion marketplace, explains how she took years of experience and started her company. JOOR's Mona Bijoor on identifying an opportunity and 3 steps to take before starting your own business. Inc. Magazine #ThePlaybook
"27.08.2014 20:06:23" vine.co Marinus Pharmaceuticals rings the #NASDAQ Opening Bell! $MRNS Congrats to Marinus Pharmaceuticals!
"27.08.2014 20:01:42" www.timesofisrael.com Israeli tech beats out biggest pen kid on the block Microsoft has switched its pen technology provider from Japanese veteran Wacom to Israel's N-Trig N-Trig scores a major victory over a veteran competitor in the pen technology business! Because N-Trig sensors enable both touch and pen interaction Microsoft was able to make the Surface Pro 3 lighter with only one layer of sensor.
"25.08.2014 19:01:58" www.businesswire.com Civitas Therapeutics Secures $55 Million in Series C Financing | Business Wire Civitas Therapeutics, Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing transformative therapeutics using its proprietar Civitas Therapeutics announces $55M Series C for CVT-301 Phase 3 clinical trials, an inhaled formulation of levodopa (L-dopa) being developed to treat OFF episodes, associated with #Parkinson’s disease (PD).
"25.08.2014 15:26:56" In Honor of Belinda Redington's fight against ALS Stephen Bloch (CT office) accepts the #IceBucketChallenge to spread ALS awareness from coast to coast and finishes with a swan dive (nice dive Steve!).
"25.08.2014 11:54:26" www.marketwatch.com Aldea Pharmaceuticals Closes $24 Million Series B Financing REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aldea Pharmaceuticals, a company pioneering novel therapeutics to treat aldehyde metabolism disorders, today announced that it has closed a $24 million Series B equity financing. The financing inclu ALDEA Pharmaceuticals raises $24M Series B to treat patients with acute alcohol intoxication and Fanconi anemia, a rare, inherited blood disorder that leads to bone marrow failure.
"23.08.2014 00:49:57" In Memory of Alice Stern and Belinda Redington Wende Hutton accepts the #IceBucketChallenge and continues the fight against ALS!
"22.08.2014 16:57:32" Guy Russo remembers Belinda with the ALS IceBucketChallenge Guy Russo (CT office) accepts the ALS #IceBucketChallenge in memory of Belinda Redington and calls out Guy Redington, Keith Redington, John Pacifico and Debbi Kulas!
"21.08.2014 19:00:00" Guy Russo remembers Belinda with the ALS IceBucketChallenge Guy Russo (CT office) accepts the ALS #IceBucketChallenge in memory of Belinda Redington and calls out Guy Redington, Keith Redington, John Pacifico and Debbi Kulas!
"21.08.2014 13:55:03" www.inc.com Lending Club: Number 248 on the 2014 Inc. 5000 An online credit marketplace where investors provide loans to creditworthy borrowers in exchange for the interest income. Congrats! Lending Club makes Inc. 500!
"20.08.2014 00:08:00" In Memoriy of Belinda Redington - a life ended too soon by ALS Canaan's Menlo Park office accepts the ALS #IceBucketChallenge and calls out CT and NYC.
"20.08.2014 00:08:00" In Memoriy of Belinda Redington - a life ended too soon by ALS Canaan's Menlo Park office accepts the ALS #IceBucketChallenge and calls out CT and NYC.
"18.08.2014 23:46:13" www.forbes.com Who will be the next Lending Club? As founder of the financial technology company CircleUp (we provide access to investments in innovative consumer and retail businesses) I pay close attention to innovation happening in and around financial services. And there's no company more impres CircleUp's Ryan Caldbeck opines the characteristics and attributes of the next Lending Club via Forbes
"18.08.2014 12:45:29" ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Marta Bulaich gets a little help to complete the ALS #IceBucketChallenge!
"18.08.2014 12:45:29" ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Marta Bulaich gets a little help to complete the ALS #IceBucketChallenge!
"18.08.2014 02:51:41" ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Deepak Kamra is all-in! #IceBucketChallenge
"18.08.2014 02:18:51" ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Dan Ciporin calls out Canaan lX partners to fight ALS with the #IceBucketChallenge!
"15.08.2014 18:36:19" www.losangelesregister.com Luxury pawn shop opens doors in - where else? - Beverly Hills Beverly Hills welcomed a new pawn shop on Aug. 1, and considering the items it is accepting, the store should fit right in. Expecting to achieve loan origination of $90 million in 2014, (about a 90 percent growth year on year) borro launches in Beverly Hills!
"14.08.2014 18:45:08" www.theatlantic.com Bypassing the Bankers How peer-to-peer lending is changing the way consumers get loans Great read on how Lending Club is leading the industry - with more than $4 billion in loans facilitated, Lending Club is the largest company performing this sort of service, by a factor of four.
"06.08.2014 01:05:43" www.financialexpress.com iYogi strengthens India foothold; Partners with Spectranet iYogi will provide technical support for Spectranet's broadband customers. .@iYogi to provide support for @spectranet_in's broadband customers, bringing a globally proven tech support service to India for the first time.
"06.08.2014 00:55:38" www.washingtonpost.com Democratization of funding, part II: A closer look at a few players shaping the new crowdfunding... For entrepreneurs seeking funding for their big ideas, there are more options than ever. Reasons @CircleUp is a critical player in the new crowdfunding ecosystem @linda_bernardi @washingtonpost
"03.08.2014 20:26:27" www.canaan.com Canaan K9 Of The Month | Canaan Winston’s message to the world, love and be loved, and chase was matters. (to Winston, any ball laying around the office is what matters;-) Winston is a young hearted Havenese and is much more than just a mascot for the Zoosk team, he is and instigat Welcome Winston with a Wink. @Zoosk mascot and Canaan's K9 for August!
"01.08.2014 04:32:59" techcrunch.com Alibaba Invests $120M In Kabam At A Valuation Above $1B | TechCrunch Chinese conglomerate Alibaba is making another big investment in an American startup. The Wall Street Journal reports that the company is investing $120.. Alibaba's $120 million investment values @Kabam at $1 billion!
@techcrunch @kylebrussell @AlibabaTalk
"30.07.2014 13:07:49" www.marketwatch.com Theraclone Announces Exclusive Agreement with Gilead Sciences for Broadly Neutralizing HIV... SEATTLE, Jul 30, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Theraclone Sciences, Inc., a therapeutic antibody discovery and development company, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Gilead Sciences, Inc., under which Gilead received an exclusive l .@GileadSciences to develop/commercialize Theraclone's neutralizing #HIV-antibodies for therapeutic applications in HIV.
"30.07.2014 12:54:25" www.marketwatch.com Inphi Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Cortina Systems, Inc., a Leader in Network... SANTA CLARA, CA, Jul 30, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Inphi Corporation /quotes/zigman/1547483/delayed/quotes/nls/iphiIPHI+1.11% , a leading provider of high-speed, mixed signal semiconductor solutions for the communications, data center and comp Cortina Systems, Inc., a Leader in Network Infrastructure, to be Acquired by Inphi! $IPHI
"30.07.2014 01:12:23" upstart.bizjournals.com Joor founder Mona Bijoor brings new meaning to fast fashion with her tech startup Joor founder Mona Bijoor is an unlikely tech entrepreneur but it turns out that being able to speak the language of brands like rag & bone and Diane von Furstenberg versus code may be why her software platform is poised for $3 billion in transactions Poised for $3B in transactions, @JOORACCESS' @MonaBijoor brings new meaning to fast fashion @upstartbusiness
"25.07.2014 16:42:47" www.inc.com 6 Ways to Get Amazing Hotel Deals Maybe you have to go and hope to get the best deal -- or maybe you just want to go. Find a better #hotel for a lower price! 6 #traveltips from @Stayful CEO @cherylrosner. @jeff_haden via @Inc
"25.07.2014 14:08:22" www.prnewswire.com Butterfly Health Launches Accidental Bowel Leakage (ABL) Educational Initiative with National... WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Butterfly Health Launches Accidental Bowel Leakage (ABL) Educational Initiative with National Association for Continence (NAFC). - The NAFC 'Lets Talk About Bowel Health' campaign opens up dialogue "Let's Talk about Bowel Health" @ButterflyHealth & @NAFCorg campaign to increase dialogue & care for ABL
"23.07.2014 23:04:45" www.bizjournals.com In tech’s shadow, women of biotech see gains, seek more - San Francisco Business Times Biotech has a gender diversity problem of its own, but it is outside the glare of the media spotlight on the booming tech industry. "focus on the talent, it will evolve to more women in top roles” @WendeHutton on gender diversity w/@rleuty_biotech
"23.07.2014 01:18:09" www.businessinsider.com 22 Of The Most Powerful Women Engineers In The World Because women are vastly outnumbered by men in technical jobs (about 3:1), they are harder to find in leadership roles. But they do exist. Congrats to @Kabam's @hollyhliu named among the most powerful women engineers in the world.
"22.07.2014 21:50:40" video.cnbc.com World's first crowdfunded hotel Jilliene Helman, Realty Mogul CEO, explains their crowdfunding platform that allows accredited investors to back real estate projects. .@RealtyMogul's @JillieneHelman discusses world's first crowdfunded hotel w/@SquawkAlley @CNBC
"21.07.2014 12:43:20" www.pionline.com Canaan Partners turns pun into fun What do private equity executives do when their 27-year old firm is misunderstood? If the firm is Canaan Partners, you let it go to the dogs. Turning pun into fun and letting it go to the dogs! Thanks @Jacobius_PI @pensionsnews #CanaanK9
"18.07.2014 20:29:53" www.washingtonpost.com It’s time to end the taboo on talking about accidental bowel leakage Tens of millions are affected but few will talk about it--even with their health care providers Tens of millions affected, but few mention it to their health-care providers. @ButterflyHealth on #ABL @washingtonpost
"17.07.2014 19:58:25" betaboston.com Boston’s top VC dealmakers in Q2 - Boston’s top VC dealmakers in Q2 This week Charles River Ventures, now known as CRV, announced that its new fund would make Silicon Valley the priority, formalizing a shift westward that has been going on for a few years now. Canaan among Boston’s top #VC dealmakers in Q2! The big deal: @SilverRailTech's $40M @kylealspach @BetaBoston
"17.07.2014 16:52:35" www.forbes.com Cloud Slowly Moves Towards Mainstream Medical Applications -- DICOM Grid Gets Mayo Clinic Funding As cloud has become very much a mainstream way of delivering IT for enterprises, there are still a couple of industries that have been somewhat behind when it comes to adopting cloud. Both the financial services and health industries have significant Congrats, @MayoClinic joins @DICOMGrid's $6M funding round!
"15.07.2014 22:49:11" techcrunch.com 40 People Who Are Living Proof You Can Make It In Silicon Valley After 40 | TechCrunch The week after Brian Acton (age 42) sold WhatsApp for $19B, many thought of it as a abnormality. Though the data says otherwise, The Valley still persists in.. Congrats Lynn Perkins @urbansitter; @RealRealJulie @therealreal; Renaud LaPlanche @LendingClub @TechCrunch 40over40 Entrepreneurs!
"15.07.2014 01:14:29" www.businessnewsdaily.com Women of Tech: 8 Amazing Female Entrepreneurs The world of tech startups has long been a "boys club," but these female entrepreneurs are changing the game. .@Stayful CEO, @CherylRosner, featured among @bndarticles' 8 Amazing Female #Entrepreneurs - We Agree!
"14.07.2014 15:19:43" techcrunch.com Rocketrip, The Company That Pays You To Save Money On Business Trips, Raises $3 Million | TechCrunch I've been into the idea behind Rocketrip since I first wrote about them back in January. It's one of those rare everybody-wins business models (like Zenefits,.. .@Rocketrip raises $3M Series A-1 for next-gen travel mgmt and "everybody wins!" @grg @TechCrunch
"11.07.2014 21:48:25" online.wsj.com Uncorking the City's Lettie Teague on how two New York pawnbrokers are willing to take fine... Uncorking the City's Lettie Teague on how two New York pawnbrokers are willing to take fine wines as collateral for loans. Need a fast loan? Use your blue-chip Bordeaux as collateral for a loan @borrobuzz @overabarrel @WSJ
"10.07.2014 01:07:19" Viva Las Vegas: This Summer’s Top Vacation Spot: Video July 9 Bloomberg) –- Switchfly CEO Daniel Farrar and Bloomberg’s Emma Rosenblum discuss travel booking solutions and the top destinations for the summer. They speak on “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg) .@switchfly's Daniel Farrar on travel booking solutions & top destinations for #summer @EmmaRosenblum @BloombergTV.
"09.07.2014 00:56:20" www.pageturnpro.com [JHC June 2014] - Powered by PageTurnPro.com Clinician Preference in 2014 Everyone wants outstanding clinical care, but there is that bothersome issue of $$ @WendeHutton @ContractingNews
"08.07.2014 23:24:59" www.lendingclub.com Lending Club Records First Billion-Dollar Quarter - Lending Club The math pitch involves the increased efficiency of cutting out the banks, allowing relatively lower rates for borrowers and good returns for lenders. .@LendingClub is "transforming the banking system, one billion at a time." Congrats $5B in loans & first $1B quarter!
"08.07.2014 22:48:23" techcrunch.com Seeing Opportunities In The US, itBit Relocates To NYC, Names New CEO | TechCrunch As the local governments across the U.S. begin taking the first steps to embrace Bitcoin and bitcoin, startups like itBit are working feverishly to stake.. .@itBit names Charles Cascarilla CEO & relocates HQ to NYC preparing to serve US investors @jshieber @TechCrunch
"08.07.2014 21:22:21" www.skybox.com Skybox Imaging - Blog Skybox Imaging empowers global businesses to make better decisions with timely, high fidelity imagery and infinite analytics. Congrats to @skyboximaging on the successful launch of SkySat-2 this morning - onwards and upwards!
"08.07.2014 19:35:39" www.alleywatch.com A New York VC Spotlight: Dan Ciporin Most successful venture capitalists don’t have a familiarity with living in a teak stilt house in remote Thailand, but then again Dan Ciporin isn’t your average VC. Ciporin’s experience in the remote rice paddies of the world came in the 1980s, while Dan Ciporin, not your average VC. Featured in @AlleyWatch New York #VC Spotlight. @dtcippy
"07.07.2014 21:14:44" www.bloomberg.com The Stylus Is Making a Comeback Like a Bond villain and his kit of torture tools, Dan Inbar carefully unzips and lays out a small black pouch with two handfuls of sleek utensils. Sitting in his office at N-trig's headquarters north of Tel Aviv, Inbar pulls out a pen, which, as it t Reports of the pen's death have been greatly exaggerated. N-trig CEO, Dan Inbar on comeback of the stylus @BloombergNews