TechCrunch April 11, 2014

Palo Alto Networks Buys Cyber Security Company Cyvera For $200M

By Leena Rao Security company Palo Alto Networks has bought Cyvera, a cyber security company out of Israel. The deal is worth $200 million. The acquisition is expected to close during the second half of 2014. Cyvera had raised $13 million from Battery Ventures, Blumberg Capital, Prof. Ehud Weinstein and […]

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News March 20, 2014

Venture capitalist Blumberg to hit Vancouver April 30

By: Gord Scott  Investor relations 101: Talk to the guy with the cash You’ve got the next big digital idea that will turn an industry upside down, make the world a better place and transform everyone around you into billionaires — you just need $300,000 to $3 million to get […]

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CNN Fortune Tech March 19, 2014

Can this tiny startup be the definitive lender for the world's emerging middle class?

By Jessi Hempel, writer Forget microfinance. The startup Lenddo is using social data to determine credit scores for a new group of lendees. FORTUNE — A big challenge for people in an emerging middle class who are struggling to find avenues to credit is that they rarely have formal credit […]

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News March 5, 2014

It’s Time To Find The Next HootSuite

By Romila Barryman Vancouver seems to be missing a huge piece of the tech eco-system puzzle – a giant check mark from our tech hub to-do list – a colossal “Mission Accomplished, Guys” banner, or at least that’s what investor and owner of Blumberg Capital, David Blumberg, is flying in from […]

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VideoGenie Goes Beyond Video With StoryBox, A Product That Collects Positive Testimonials

By Anthony Ha VideoGenie is a startup that helps businesses collect and highlight video testimonials from fans. But it seems that founder and CEO Justin Nassiri doesn’t want to limit this to video. So VideoGenie has launched a new product that it calls StoryBox, which aggregates all kinds of content […]

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News March 3, 2014

A VC’s View on Finding “Disruptive” Stars Among LATAM’s Burgeoning Startups

By Tim Wilson Venture capitalists are hot on the tech landscape in Latin America, in large part because populations from Mexico to Brazil are embracing social media and mobility.  When combined with innovative business models and low startup costs, these trends spell plenty of opportunity for a new generation of entrepreneurs. “The […]

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TechCrunch February 21, 2014

Strevus Raises $6.5 Million For Financial Compliance Software

By Jonathan Shieber With new compliance requirements looming for already jumpy banks, startup software developer Strevus has raised $6.5 million for its risk and compliance service. The company raised its first institutional round from lead investor Blumberg Capital and U.S. Venture Partners after picking up seed investments from a who’s […]

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News January 27, 2014

UST Global Partners with Blumberg Capital to Bridge the Gap Between Disruptive Start-Ups and Large Enterprises

UST Global, an information technology solutions and services company for Global 1000 enterprises, announced today its strategic partnership with Blumberg Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm…read more Source: Bloomberg Businessweek

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Big Data-Driven Credit And Loans Startup Kreditech Raises $15M In Debt To Expand

By Mike Butcher Established retail banks around the world have bit of a problem. There are a whole bunch of new banking players that want to disrupt parts of their business, such as Wonga, Lenddo, Kueski and many others. It’s like being eaten by Piranhas. Now Kreditech is poised to […]

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News January 15, 2014

Nutanix Joins the $1 Billion Valuation Club as It Takes On Tech Giants

By Deborah Gage and Shira Ovide IT infrastructure vendor Nutanix Inc. has rasied $101 million at a valuation of about $1 billion to take on some of the tech industry’s biggest companies as it works to remake ponderous and expensive corporate data centers…read more Source: WSJ  

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