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Green-tech companies draw biggest share of venture capital in third quarter - Los Angeles Times

Green-tech companies draw biggest share of venture capital in third quarter
Los Angeles Times
Green-technology firms attracted the largest share of venture capital in the third quarter, with global investments rising to $1.59 billion, ...
Cleantech VC funding up in Q3BloggingStocks (blog)
Green-tech venture capital rebounds, but still off highsCNET News
Clean technology top US venture investment: groupReuters
CNBC -SolveClimate -Bizjournals.com
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Social networking a job asset - Calgary Herald

Social networking a job asset
Calgary Herald
He adds that anything attached to networking or Web 2.0/3.0 technologies is also considered a top skill these days. Jobs in particularly high demand for ...

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Where’s the tech sector headed? - Globe and Mail

Globe and Mail

Where's the tech sector headed?
Globe and Mail
... and been a venture capital investor in Research in Motion. Duncan is also a founder of Tera Capital, Canada's first high-tech and biotech money manager. ...

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Where Twitter Ranks in VC History - Wall Street Journal

Where Twitter Ranks in VC History
Wall Street Journal
By WSJ Staff When it comes to hauling in venture capital, Twitter has vaulted into the ranks of some notorious losers ? remember Webvan? ...

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Former MySQL CEO Joins Benchmark Capital - Wall Street Journal

Former MySQL CEO Joins Benchmark Capital
Wall Street Journal
Former MySQL CEO Marten Mickos is joining venture-capital firm Benchmark Capital as an entrepreneur in residence, says Benchmark partner ...
Benchmark Taps MySQL Founder as Entrepreneur-in-ResidenceNew York Times (blog)
Benchmark hires MySQL's Marten Mickos as Entrepreneur-in-ResidenceVentureBeat

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Starbucks makes instant coffee gambit - Canada.com

Starbucks makes instant coffee gambit
Canada.com
Today, the consumer has a ?web 2.0? lifestyle,? Mr. Vakratsas said. ?It's all about the consumer experience, it's all about democracy on the consumer side ...

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Where Twitter Ranks In Venture Funding History - Wall Street Journal

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Where Twitter Ranks In Venture Funding History
Wall Street Journal
When it comes to hauling in venture capital, Twitter has vaulted into the ranks of some notorious losers - remember Webvan? ...
The Daily Start-Up: New York, A City Whose Universities Sleep?Wall Street Journal (blog)
Twitter rakes in venture capitalColumbus Dispatch
Venture capitalists buy into Twitter 'for 100m'Business Day

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An Entrepreneur Prepares to Pass the Torch - BusinessWeek

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An Entrepreneur Prepares to Pass the Torch
BusinessWeek
The next step is to bring in an experienced management team and raise venture capital By Nick Leiber Michelle's Miracle founder Michelle White, far right, ...

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Dogster and ICanHazCheezburger Join Ad Forces (TechCrunch)
Dogster has never been a Web 2.0 darling. At first glance a social network for pets isn?t the most innovative idea, and its audience is limited to the kinds of wackos who make name tags for their dogs at conferences or create elaborate fictional personalities for their cats . But with the benefit of hindsight, Dogster has done two things very, very right: It never raised venture funding and ...
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CipherOptics hands reins to former Fore Systems executives - Bizjournals.com

CipherOptics hands reins to former Fore Systems executives
Bizjournals.com
The company has raised $26.9 million in venture capital since its incorporation in 2000. Among CipherOptics' investors are Adams Capital Management, ...

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Social media driving new business thinking - Financial Post

Financial Post

Social media driving new business thinking
Financial Post
This is particularly the case due to Web 2.0 technology, aka social media. "It's given people a chance to group together in new ways they haven't been able ...

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Venture-owned e-commerce co Newegg files for IPO - Reuters

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Venture-owned e-commerce co Newegg files for IPO
Reuters
NEW YORK, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Newegg Inc, a venture-capital backed online retailer of computer hardware and software, plans to raise up to $175 million in ...
Online retailer Newegg files for $175 million IPOMarketWatch
Tech retailer Newegg plans $175-million IPOLos Angeles Times
Newegg files for IPO, expects to raise $175 millionTechSpot
VatorNews -Emii.com -Los Angeles Times
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KINGSTON: A walk in the Innovation Park - Ottawa Business Journal

KINGSTON: A walk in the Innovation Park
Ottawa Business Journal
"We're different from a normal technology company that has an idea, goes to get venture capital funding and keeps pursuing that single idea for many years ...

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Twitter rakes in venture capital - Columbus Dispatch

Twitter rakes in venture capital
Columbus Dispatch
The latest cash infusion would nearly triple the total venture capital poured into the 3-year-old Internet messaging startup, from $55 million to $155 ...

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The Canadian-born, U.S.-headquartered MDC Partners has acquired a majority stake in Capital C and Kenna, two Toronto-area agencies.

GigPark announced on August 24th, that they had been purchased by the Yellow Pages. Hey Noah, congratulations to you and the team there.

The Ontario government is doing something truly unique and laudable says John Albright of JLA Ventures. Last week Ontario's Ministry of Research and Innovation announced a new $205-million fund to help stimulate the province's early-stage ventures.

According to a University of Laval Professor, Canada's Labour Sponsor Funds kill innovation rather than create it. Read the press release here.

MediaScrape lands new venture round of $3.2 million. Chris Dingle has been appointed President and Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Dingle was the founding CTO of 24/7 Real Media which sold recently to WPP for $637 million.

University Technologies International (UTI) - IGNITE - announces the closing of two first-round financings for two IGNITE companies, Profero Energy Inc. and Circle Cardiovascular Imaging Inc.

Kleer Inc. based in California but with a plant in Ottawa landed a $28 million round for its wireless audio product development.

The Ottawa Citizen ran this story a few days ago. We've been saying this for years now. When will the public sector make it easier for investment in the province's tech sector?

Rick Nathan of the Canadian Venture Capital Association has an optimistic view of the current credit crunch.

MSBi Capital announces the addition of two new partners François Gauvin and John Elton.

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