venVelo Makes Its 25th Investment in Florida

venVelo, one of the most active no-fee early-stage venture funds in central Florida, announced it had made its 25th investment in Florida companies, adding Fattmerchant to its portfolio. - June 19, 2015 - venVelo LLC

Pope Francis to Speak Out on Climate Change During 24-Hour Global Climathon

Pope Francis to Speak Out on Climate Change During 24-Hour Global Climathon

A 24-hour global Climathon is set to coincide with the much anticipated environmental encyclical by Pope Francis on 18 June. The hackathon-style event will bring together citizens across six continents to find local climate change solutions. - June 17, 2015 - Climate-KIC

AIC Ventures Seeks $300 Million in Real Estate Acquisitions

AIC Ventures launches its 11th fund to acquire $300 million in office and industrial properties throughout the United States. - June 10, 2015 - AIC Ventures

Pet Health Insurance Industry in North America Posts Record Growth in 2014

North America’s pet health insurance sector posted record growth this year, with combined total premiums hitting $660.5 million in 2014, and the total number of pets insured reaching 1.4 million, according to the NAHIA State of the Industry Report, just released. This represents a 12.8... - June 05, 2015 - NAPHIA - North American Pet Health Insurance Association

Another Charlotte-Based Acquisition for VisionQuest Wealth Management

As it continues its drive toward regional Southeast dominance, VisionQuest Wealth Management, LLC has purchased LPL's Charlotte-based Advisory Practice, Tippet Group, Inc. managed by Harold Soutier Sr. and Harold Soutier, Jr. - May 08, 2015 - VisionQuest Wealth Management

2030 Ventures & Emerging Media Partners Ink Global Entrepreneurial Acceleration Deal

International startup fund partners with high-profile media agency to catalyze global marketing campaigns for 2030 Ventures, Inc's startup investment portfolio. Exchanging capital, advisory, & marketing resources for private equity & rev-share opportunities. - May 05, 2015 - 2030 Ventures, Inc

venVelo Portfolio Company mCast Networks Awarded Trademark for “mCasting”

mCast Networks has been awarded a trademark for the term “mCasting” - broadcasting mobile video. - April 28, 2015 - venVelo LLC

Startupbootcamp Istanbul is Offering a $10 Million Fund to Startups

Startupbootcamp Istanbul is offering the 10 startups selected for its latest class the chance to receive up to $250k from a dedicated investment fund of $10 million. After a successful first program, Startupbootcamp Istanbul is looking to make even bigger noise this year with a $10 million... - April 15, 2015 - Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka

VisionQuest Welcomes Eric in a Marketing and Operations Role

VisionQuest Wealth Management is pleased to announce the hiring of Operations Specialist, Eric Lilie, to its Raleigh office. Eric previously interned at the firm over the summer of 2012 and is pleased to be coming back in a full-time capacity for the firm. - April 15, 2015 - VisionQuest Wealth Management

venVelo Accelerates Investment Activities in 2015

venVelo announced today that it was investing an additional $1.7 million in five of its current Florida-based portfolio companies. - April 10, 2015 - venVelo LLC

Emerging Capital Limited Announces Listing on National Stock Exchange of Australia (NSX)

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA- - Emerging Capital Limited is pleased to announce that its application to the National Stock Exchange of Australia (NSXA) has been officially accepted and approved. Effective Friday, March 6, 2015, the Company will be trading under symbol ECL on the NSXA - March 11, 2015 - Emerging Capital Limited

Houston Biotech Firm Closes $7.3 Million Fundraising Round

Early-stage life science commercialization company Fannin Partners, LLC announced the completion of its private offering of Class A units. Proceeds from the offering will fund the further expansion of the company’s portfolio of startups. - March 06, 2015 - Fannin Partners, LLC

ClimateLaunchpad to Unlock More Than 1,000 New Cleantech Ideas to Tackle Climate Change

ClimateLaunchpad to Unlock More Than 1,000 New Cleantech Ideas to Tackle Climate Change

Europe's ClimateLaunchpad 2015 is now open for applications. Students, start-ups, entrepreneurs, researchers and employees dreaming of starting their own business are invited to submit their cleantech ideas. All entries are judged on their impact on climate change, their growth potential and on skills and enthusiasm. - February 23, 2015 - Climate-KIC

Anchor Capital Investments Ltd. (NSX: ACI) Hosts Venture Capital Conference in San Fransisco

Anchor Capital Investments Ltd. (NSX:ACI) is pleased to announce that on February 5, 2015 it hosted a venture capital conference in San Fransisco, California, inviting 17 companies for investment consideration. - February 13, 2015 - Anchor Capital Investments Ltd

JP Capital Fuels Manufacturing Growth and Job Creation

JP Capital Management is pleased to announce the recent investment into the expansion of one of their key holdings, Vista Window Company. This investment enables the opening of Vista’s Swainsboro, GA based manufacturing facility, a 57,000 square foot location that will house the fabrication and assembly of the company’s primary line of vinyl replacement windows. - February 01, 2015 - JP Capital Management

Ensemble Ventures, LLC and the Colorado Springs Entrepreneur Group Join Community Partner Program of the Colorado Capital Congress to Create "Capital Communities"

Access to capital remains a key challenge to starting and growing a business in Colorado Springs. Ensemble Ventures, LLC along with The Colorado Springs Entrepreneur Group is teaming with the Colorado Capital Congress PBC to help address and develop solutions to this challenge. The Colorado Capital Congress is working to improve the capital ecosystem in Colorado, operating as a Public Benefit membership organization. - January 29, 2015 - Ensemble Ventures, LLC

Disruptive Technology Reaps Cash as Venture Capital Pours in

Hinsley Ford Forecasts Continued Success in the Disruptive Technology and Looks to Substantially Increase Its Funding in This Sector. - January 08, 2015 - Hinsley Ford

JP Capital Group Continues to Reinvest Into Properties and Clients

According to JP Capital Management, successful asset growth often means reinvesting in a project, holistically. Such is the case with their recent investment into Summerfield Commons in Pittsburgh, PA. - January 07, 2015 - JP Capital Management

venVelo Closes Funding Round – Adds New Board Members

venVelo closes on over $1.3 million in latest funding round. - January 06, 2015 - venVelo LLC

LockeBridge Advises STI on Sale to Sweden’s ADDvise Lab Solutions

LockeBridge, a Boston area investment bank announced that it has acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Surgical Tables, Inc. in its sale to Sweden's ADDvise Lab Solutions, AB. - December 06, 2014 - LockeBridge Capital Partners

Impiro Invests in Solar Market Growth in Indonesia

Impiro (www.impiro.com), a full-service investment firm, today announced a major investment into PT Contained Energy Indonesia (www.containedenergy.com), a company involved in various areas of renewable energy in Indonesia and Pacific Islands. Contained Energy delivers premier quality energy... - November 21, 2014 - Impiro

VisionQuest Wealth Management Celebrates Griggs Capital Management Acquisition

VisionQuest Wealth Management recently acquired Griggs Capital Management of Charlotte NC. A celebration was held at Rolling Hills Country Club on Wednesday, November 12th. - November 19, 2014 - VisionQuest Wealth Management

US-China Climate Change Deal: EU Initiative Calls on Innovators to Exceed Targets

US-China Climate Change Deal: EU Initiative Calls on Innovators to Exceed Targets

Bertrand van Ee, CEO of Climate-KIC, the EU’s largest public-private innovation partnership focused on mitigating and adapting to climate change, has called on innovators and entrepreneurs to step up their “open innovation” efforts to bring down CO2 emission levels, boost the... - November 17, 2014 - Climate-KIC

Enterprise Florida Partners with venVelo to Support GENICON’s Continued Growth

Enterprise Florida announced today that it was matching venVelo’s investment in GENICON, a Winter Park, Florida company recognized as a leader in the medical-device market focusing on the design, manufacture, and distribution of over 200 different products. This new funding will allow GENICON... - November 10, 2014 - venVelo LLC

Climate-KIC Reveals Europe’s Best Clean-Tech Innovation of 2014

Climate-KIC Reveals Europe’s Best Clean-Tech Innovation of 2014

Winning hydro-powered floating irrigation system can increase crop yield up to 5 times and replace diesel-powered systems. Finals ceremony at Climate-KIC’s annual Innovation Festival the last stage in programme that has provided a total of €425,000 in funding to European clean-tech start-ups. Winners selected for their ability to transform clean-tech ideas into commercial success and bring down CO2 levels. - November 03, 2014 - Climate-KIC

Response to IPCC Synthesis Report: CEO of Climate-KIC Calls for Collective Action to Promote Jobs, Skills Required for New Low Carbon Economy

Response to IPCC Synthesis Report: CEO of Climate-KIC Calls for Collective Action to Promote Jobs, Skills Required for New Low Carbon Economy

Bertrand van Ee, CEO of Climate-KIC, Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership focused on mitigating and adapting to climate change, says we can promote the high-level skills needed for the world’s next, low carbon, economy and create jobs for generations to come. - November 02, 2014 - Climate-KIC

Raleigh Wealth Management Company Announces Merger with Charlotte Based Wealth Management Company

Raleigh NC based VisionQuest Wealth Management has merged with Charlotte NC based wealth management company Griggs Capital Management. - October 17, 2014 - VisionQuest Wealth Management

Europe’s Most Innovative Cleantech Start-Ups Compete for €65,000 Funding in Valencia, Spain on 31 October

Europe’s Most Innovative Cleantech Start-Ups Compete for €65,000 Funding in Valencia, Spain on 31 October

Overall the competition provides a total of €425,000 in funding to EU start-ups to further develop their ventures; Participating companies capable of delivering global impact on sustainability by transforming cleantech ideas into commercial success; Finalists include an app to help electric vehicles locate charging points, an aquaculture and hydroponics system for sustainable urban farms, and a technology that transforms vibrations into electricity. - October 15, 2014 - Climate-KIC

SDS-BIONIC Worldwide Announces Exclusive Licensing Agreement for Global Distribution of Nano-Molecular Protective Coatings

SDS-BIONIC Worldwide, Ltd. from London, United Kingdom announced today it has signed a global license with Intuitive Coatings, Inc., from Austin, Texas USA, a sustainable materials company, pioneering a family of nano-molecular Protective Coatings and Sealants, for exclusive rights to supply the... - October 14, 2014 - Gibraltar Capital Group

R20 in Paris: Climate-KIC CEO Calls on Climate Change Leaders to Focus Their Efforts on Creating Sustainable Cities

R20 in Paris: Climate-KIC CEO Calls on Climate Change Leaders to Focus Their Efforts on Creating Sustainable Cities

At the R20 World Summit of Regions for Climate in Paris on 10-11 October, CEO Bertrand van Ee of the EU's main climate innovation initiative Climate-KIC will call for more cross-sector initiatives to enable integrated climate change innovation focused on meeting the environmental challenges faced by our urban areas. - October 10, 2014 - Climate-KIC

Climate-KIC Launches New Online CO2 Meter to Indicate Carbon Emissions Threat Level

Climate-KIC Launches New Online CO2 Meter to Indicate Carbon Emissions Threat Level

A new online meter combines a live data feed drawing on European data, updated regularly to show the precise level of CO2 in the earth’s atmosphere today, and comparison tools to show how CO2 levels have changed over time. - October 06, 2014 - Climate-KIC

Climate-KIC Start-Ups Raise €59 Million in External Funding

Climate-KIC Start-Ups Raise €59 Million in External Funding

Investment highlights increased trend for investor engagement in a more diverse range of "Cleantech 2.0" technologies; 45 start-ups are latest success stories of Climate-KIC’s unique Accelerator; now supporting over 120 cleantech start-ups in Europe every year; Climate-KIC’s 2014 Venture Competition later in October will recognise the rising stars of European cleantech. - October 02, 2014 - Climate-KIC

venVelo Wins “2014 Tech Investor of the Year” Award

venVelo, an early-stage venture fund, has been named “2014 Tech Investor of the Year” by the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission (EDC). - October 01, 2014 - venVelo LLC

Clinical Network Services (CNS) and Ventac Partners Sign Cooperative Partnership

Clinical Network Services (CNS) an integrated service consultancy focused on product development and Ventac Partners, a life science consulting firm, today announced that they have signed a cooperative partnership agreement to provide joint service offerings in the biotech and pharma sectors in fundraising, company evolution and drug development. The partnership pools the corporate expertise of Ventac Partners with the regulatory expertise of CNS and expands the geographical reach of both. - September 22, 2014 - Ventac Partners

FDA Approves PleximmuneTM for Personalized Prediction of Transplant Rejection in Children

Today the FDA announced approval of PleximmuneTM, a blood test from the Pittsburgh-based biotech company Plexision. This test predicts acute cellular rejection of transplanted livers and intestines in children. PleximmuneTM is a first-in-class test to determine a personalized rejection-risk index... - September 11, 2014 - Plexision

Climate-KIC’s US Start-Up Tour Gives Europe’s Brightest Cleantech Start-Ups a Crash Course in Entrepreneurship

Climate-KIC’s US Start-Up Tour Gives Europe’s Brightest Cleantech Start-Ups a Crash Course in Entrepreneurship

The Start-up Tour to Silicon Valley and the Boston area plays a crucial role in the growth of a global community of cleantech entrepreneurs and innovators and coincides with the release of Climate-KIC’s "Future of Cleantech" report which highlights new opportunities for investors and calls for greater cross border collaboration and "co-opetition" to help climate innovators and entrepreneurs reach their potential. - September 08, 2014 - Climate-KIC

Pet Insurance Really Does Pay: North America’s Top 10 Claims

Each September, the North American Pet Health Association (NAPHIA) celebrates Pet Health Insurance month, educating pet owners about the importance of insurance and how it works. This year, the organization is driving home the message that being insured really does pay by sharing NAPHIA... - September 05, 2014 - NAPHIA - North American Pet Health Insurance Association

LockeBridge Advises UTEC Constructors Corp. on Sale to FR Utility

LockeBridge, a Boston based investment bank focused on mergers, acquisitions, capital raises and valuations announced today that it has acted as the exclusive advisor to UTEC Constructors Corporation on its sale to FR Utility Services. - August 10, 2014 - LockeBridge Capital Partners

It’s What’s Inside That Counts: NAPHIA Releases Industry Insiders’ Report

The North American Pet Health Industry Association (NAPHIA) has just released its first-ever Industry Insiders’ Report, with data gathered from key players in the pet health insurance industry. “For those outside pet health insurance, this report has incredible value because it... - July 17, 2014 - NAPHIA - North American Pet Health Insurance Association

venVelo Announces Its Economic Impact in Florida

venVelo's nine current portfolio companies now employ over 100 people full time in Florida, a figure is set to double over the next 18 months. - July 08, 2014 - venVelo LLC

Climate-KIC Champions Multidisciplinary Approach at the Start of Europe’s Biggest Climate Change Summer School

Climate-KIC Champions Multidisciplinary Approach at the Start of Europe’s Biggest Climate Change Summer School

Nearly 300 students from 40 countries, representing 71 disciplines, will today embark on Europe’s largest climate change education programme – the Climate-KIC summer school. The five week-long course will offer a unique combination of academic study and real-world business experience with the aim of creating the climate change leaders of tomorrow. - July 07, 2014 - Climate-KIC

European Urban Public Transport Energy Efficiency Competition Launched in Berlin

European Urban Public Transport Energy Efficiency Competition Launched in Berlin

Climate-KIC, the EU’s main climate innovation initiative, and Berlin’s public transport company BVG have teamed up for the Open Innovation Slam 2014 competition. - July 03, 2014 - Climate-KIC

VisionQuest Clients Love the Durham Bulls

VisionQuest Wealth Management continues with its annual Durham Bulls Outing. - June 28, 2014 - VisionQuest Wealth Management

EU Climate Innovation Initiative Climate-KIC Kicks-Off First Activities in Sweden at Chalmers University of Technology

EU Climate Innovation Initiative Climate-KIC Kicks-Off First Activities in Sweden at Chalmers University of Technology

Climate-KIC, the EU’s main climate innovation initiative, is set to kick-off its activities in Sweden this week with a conference at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg. Climate-KIC’s expansion into Sweden comes as it is scaling up its presence across Europe this year. The organisation has recently unveiled a series of new climate change related innovation programmes worth over €100 million. - June 10, 2014 - Climate-KIC

New Developments in Europe’s Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy to be Highlighted on World Environment Day in Brussels

New Developments in Europe’s Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy to be Highlighted on World Environment Day in Brussels

Climate-KIC, the EU’s main climate innovation initiative, will highlight new developments in Europe’s on-going transition to a low-carbon economy on World Environment Day, 5 June, in Brussels this week. A Climate-KIC delegation will discuss innovative technologies and new opportunities for European collaboration to confront the climate change challenge in a series of roundtable discussions and workshops. - June 04, 2014 - Climate-KIC

Climate-KIC Launches Europe’s Largest Cleantech Idea Competition

Climate-KIC Launches Europe’s Largest Cleantech Idea Competition

Climate-KIC, the EU’s main climate innovation initiative, has kicked-off Europe’s largest business idea competition, CleanLaunchpad. Aspiring entrepreneurs across ten European countries will compete for three places in the world’s largest climate-specific start-up accelerator,... - June 03, 2014 - Climate-KIC

Multi-Million Dollar Low-Carbon Investment Programmes to be Coordinated in Europe

Multi-Million Dollar Low-Carbon Investment Programmes to be Coordinated in Europe

Climate-KIC, the European Union’s main climate innovation initiative, and the Lower Silesia region in Poland will coordinate their multi-million dollar investment programmes to support the transition to a low-carbon economy. Climate-KIC has announced a ground-breaking agreement with the... - May 29, 2014 - Climate-KIC

Visionary Pioneers in the HEMP Industry Are Converging at “The HempZone", Being Held “Inside” The Rockies Venture Club Cannabis Capital Summit in Denver on May 29, 2014

The HempZone is being held in Colorado, the Cannabis Capital of the World: Since March 1st, more than several dozen farmers have registered and begun planting Hemp as part of the Colorado Department of Agriculture federally approved program. With the industrial HEMP market taking off, the HempZone, (a unique venue being held "inside" the Rockies Venture Club Cannabis Capital Summit) will showcase the experts, educators, entrepreneurs, and companies leading the commercial charge in Colorado! - May 29, 2014 - Ensemble Ventures, LLC

Pet Health Insurance Professionals Attend DC Summit

Pet Health Insurance Professionals Attend DC Summit

Summit is the one time each year you’ll find the top dogs in pet health insurance all in the same room. Add in the coolest cats in marketing from other key industries, and you’ve got a powerful pack charged with all the news you need to know about this growing field. This year’s... - May 28, 2014 - NAPHIA - North American Pet Health Insurance Association

New Healthcare Venture Fund to be Announced by Two Colorado Companies at "The HempZone," at the Rockies Venture Club Cannabis Capital Summit in Denver on May 29, 2014

Today, Mike Schmidt (of Ensemble Ventures, LLC., located in Colorado Springs, CO) and Sean Murphy (of Miracle Ventures, LLC., located in Denver, CO) announced their plans to create an Alternative and Complementary Healthcare Fund called the “Miracle Fund" to develop innovative... - May 28, 2014 - Ensemble Ventures, LLC

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