Exclusive: This new fund is targeting local cyber and tech companies

Its biggest backer is a familiar name in the tech scene......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2019

S.F.-based Full Circle Fund taps tech exec expertise with new partnership

Full Circle Fund announced Wednesday that it's teaming up with #ImpactCloud — a coalition of regional tech companies — to help grow local nonprofits focused on social change. The partnership will bring together 22 tech executives from 11 Bay Area co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 21st, 2019

Amazon"s HQ2 competition is pushing "loser" cities to become the next Silicon Valley — but some experts say it’s a dangerous plan

Elaine Thompson/AP Several American cities that did not make the shortlist for Amazon's second headquarters, HQ2, are investing heavily into IT education programs, groups that fund local tech companies, and workforce development progr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 3rd, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Street Pitch looking for new investors after two years of contest winners land no funding

Arizona Founders Fund, the local investment group comprised of local technology leaders, had planned to provide the investment for the competition, but decided to pass on both companies after the due diligence process......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2018

Exclusive: India to woo foreign firms like Apple to capitalize on U.S.-China trade war

India is targeting companies including Apple, Foxconn and Wistron Corp with a charm offensive aimed at encouraging them to shift business out of trade war-hit China, according to a source and a document seen by Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 29th, 2019

Exclusive: Third Point builds stake in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica - sources

Third Point LLC, the U.S. hedge fund that has pushed for changes at companies ranging from Nestle SA to Campbell Soup Co , has amassed a stake in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica SA , people familiar with the matter said on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 25th, 2019

Blue Star Innovation Partners focuses on helping software companies grow

Blue Star Innovation Partners is a finalist in the Investment Catalyst category for the 2019 Tech Titan awards, which will be awarded on Aug. 23. Blue Star Innovation Partners (BSIP) is Frisco-based private equity fund that differentiates itself by be.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2019

KCRise Fund soars into second, $30M fund with first three investments

KCRise Fund closed out its first fund and launched a second fund, which is focused on making venture capital investments in high-growth, early-stage technology companies in Kansas and the western half of Missouri. The KCRise Fund II is targeting a s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 21st, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: This Cincinnati tech firm puts your business on the map – literally

A Cincinnati-area tech firm is one of only three nationally that have been certified by Google to update its Street View imagery, and it's using that to help local businesses, with a focus on real estate firms......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 5th, 2019

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: From a fake George Soros fund to cloud-controlled robots, Chinese IPOs are getting even scarier

A new batch of Chinese companies hope to raise about $1.8 billion by going public in U.S. markets in the next few weeks, after a hiatus caused by trade war jitters......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 21st, 2019

Vista Equity raises $850M to invest in "smaller" tech companies

Vista Equity cuts smaller checks from its Endeavor fund — investing in companies typically making $10 million to $30 million in annual recurring revenue......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

Experts: Here"s where Orlando"s tech industry can develop

Local leaders see the potential in everything from more collaboration between industries to new ways of targeting business......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 1st, 2019

Scottsdale cybersecurity company hires first female CEO

The new chief executive is part of a growing local trend where more women are replacing men as CEOs at Valley tech companies......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 24th, 2019

Exclusive: $60M manufacturing complex slated for Bucks County

The owners are hoping to lure high tech manufacturers, life science companies and other businesses that need R&D or flex space......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2019

Growing Criticism Makes Big Tech a Big Target Over Antitrust, Legal Experts Say 

U.S. officials are targeting Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple. Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook are feeling the heat as U.S. officials start aggressively investigating whether the companies violated antitrust laws. The Depa.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 3rd, 2019

Make A Platform Push With This New ETF

Investors looking to tap technology companies with platform-based businesses models have a new exchange traded fund to consider. The WisdomTree Modern Tech Platforms Fund (NYSE: PLAT) debuted Wednesday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 23rd, 2019

Exclusive: Advent readies new $2.2 billion Latam private equity fund - sources

U.S. private equity firm Advent International Corp is preparing to launch a $2.2 billion fund to invest in Latin American companies, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 18th, 2019

Workday Ventures works it with $250 million fund targeting enterprise software startups

Here’s a glimpse of how companies can capture some of its cash......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2019

Gov. Baker eyes ways to connect local tech firms to Defense Department

Baker met with top military brass this week, sitting down with 14 generals to talk about ways to better connect the country's national security apparatus with the small companies that are on "the bleeding and leading edge" of technology innovations......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2019

Exclusive: Toyota sees new business opportunity in leveraging hybrid tech

The head of Toyota Motor Corp's electric vehicle (EV) business told Reuters the automaker has received enquiries from more than 50 companies since announcing last week that it would offer free access to patents for EV motors and power control units......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 12th, 2019

New site launches to connect Houston tech employers with local tech talent

The website features over 700 available positions with some 60 technology companies with presences in the Bayou City......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2019