Cisco, 3TS team in Eastern Europe

By Lawrence Aragon — 10 years ago

Cisco Systems is stretching its venture network into Eastern Europe. In November, the San Jose, Calif.-based networking giant launched a new technology fund in partnership with Eastern European private equity firm 3TS Capital Partners. Called 3TS-Cisco Growth Fund III, the fund will invest across Central and Eastern Europe, focusing on technology, media and communications. It […]

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Venturing in Nova Scotia

By Lawrence Aragon — 10 years ago

The Atlantic province of Nova Scotia has traditionally been better known for seafood rather than software. But with the fishing industry enmeshed in a prolonged downturn, economic development types have pinned their hopes for the region’s future prosperity on its lower profile techie side. The province is home to fewer than a million people, but […]

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Regional Powerhouses for Cleantech

By Lawrence Aragon — 10 years ago

Vancouver and Toronto stand out as central hubs for cleantech investing, though venture-backed startups are clustered in metropolitan areas nationwide. Vancouver, which is the home base of hydrogen fuel cell developer Ballard Power Systems, has attracted many startups specializing in alternative battery technologies. Vancouver, the Canada’s largest metro area on the West Coast, is also […]

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Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals Inc.

By Lawrence Aragon — 10 years ago

Cambridge, Mass. • 617-492-5554 • www.molecularinsight.com Exchange and Ticker: Nasdaq: MIPI Filing Range: 5M shares @ $14.00 to $16.00 Offering Price: $14.00 Close on First Day: $14.09 Offering Size: $70M Shares Outstanding: 24,639,622 Underwriters: RBC Capital Markets/ Jefferies & Co. Inc. Co-managers: AG Edwards & Sons Inc./ Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. Company Counsel: Foley & […]

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Optimer Pharmaceuticals Inc.

By Lawrence Aragon — 10 years ago

San Diego, Calif. • 858-909-0736 • www.optimerpharma.com Exchange and Ticker: Nasdaq: OPTR Filing Range: 5.25M shares @ $12.00 to $14.00 Offering Price: $7.00 Close on First Day: $8.50 Offering Size: $49M Shares Outstanding: 21,747,659 Underwriters: Piper Jaffray Cos./ Jefferies & Co. Inc. Co-managers: JMP Securities LLC/ Rodman & Renshaw Inc. Company Counsel: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich […]

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Salary.com

By Lawrence Aragon — 10 years ago

Waltham, Mass. • 781-464-7300 • www.salary.com Exchange and Ticker: Nasdaq: SLRY Filing Range: 4.2M shares @ $8.00 to $10.00 Offering Price: $10.50 Close on First Day: $12.50 Offering Size: $59.90M Shares Outstanding: 15,014,577 Underwriter: Thomas Weisel Partners LLC Co-managers: William Blair & Co./ Needham & Co. Inc./ Wachovia Securities Inc./ Pacific Crest Securities Inc. Company […]

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