TechStars, the popular accelerator program, is now accepting applications for its spring 2013 program in New York City; the program will be headed for now by Interim Managing Director Nicole Glaros, who has run five TechStars programs since 2009. In Glaros’s absence, the organization has promoted Luke Beatty, a mentor to its Boulder-based TechStars program, to managing director. Beatty was formerly VP of Communities and Local at Yahoo after his company, Associated Content, was acquired by Yahoo in 2010.
(Reuters) – Private equity firms are sitting on $116 billion of assets trapped in so-called zombie funds that lie dormant
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Madrona Venture Group, a Seattle-based early-stage venture capital firm, said on Thursday that it has promoted Julie Sandler to principal.
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RTI Biologics has agreed to buy Pioneer Surgical Technology and is paying $130 million cash for the company’s stock. Water
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Big data company GoodData has raised a big round of $22 million, led by TOTVS Ventures, the investment arm of
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