Uncategorized January 14, 2015

7 Top Trends in Venture Capital

By:  Murray Newlands As managing partner of Blumberg Capital; David Blumberg is a respected investor, with two decades of experience investing in early-stage tech startups. I recently interviewed him on the top trends impacting venture capital in the current market. His uncanny insights into upcoming trends could be of great […]

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News October 27, 2014

Credorax Raises $40 Million To Become A Payment Acquirer For The Internet Age

By Jonathan Shieber  Managing the arcane arts of processing transactions for online purchases is a complicated job. Once a shopper enters the numbers on their card, the expiration date on their credit card, and their zip code, a complicated machinery of transaction processors springs into action representing both buyer, seller, […]

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News October 8, 2014

The Art Of Cyberwar: Amazing Images Created From Attacks On Banks

By Neal Ungerleider Cybersecurity isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of data visualizations. But we live in a design-centered world, and cyberattacks and online fraud, it turns out, can be quite beautiful. One security company, Israel-based biometrics authentication firm BioCatch, recently turned visualizations of attacks […]

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News August 28, 2014

Vancouver-based Trulioo receives strategic investment from UST Global

By Kelly Sinoski Vancouver-based global verification company Trulioo announced Tuesday that it has received a strategic investment from UST Global. As corporations continue to invest in identity management and compliance systems, we see value in Trulioo’s unique offering,” said Saurabh Ranjan, managing director for UST, the leading provider of IT […]

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News August 27, 2014

Storage-server mash-up company Nutanix reels in $140M ahead of its IPO

By Jordan Novet Above: The Nutanix stand at the 2014 VMworld show in San Francisco on Aug. 25. Image Credit: Jordan Novet/VentureBeat Nutanix, a startup with data center hardware that marries servers and storage, has picked up a hefty supply of new capital to work …read more Source: VentureBeat

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News August 21, 2014

Li Ka-shing invests in Israeli start-up FeeX

By: Roy Goldenberg FeeX, whose service finds hidden fees in investment accounts, raised $6.5 million. FeeX, a service that finds and reduces hidden fees in investment accounts, has secured $6.5 million in Series B Funding. The funding was led by Horizons Ventures, controlled by Hong Kong-based billionaire Li Ka-shing …read […]

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News July 24, 2014

Forget Passwords: This Startup Wants To Authenticate Your Mind

By:  Jessica Leber Biocatch detects fraud and identity theft based on your online behaviors.  Most online identity security today is based on what you know (like a password, social security number, or mother’s maiden name) or something you have (like a code sent to your mobile device, fingerprint, or voice […]

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News July 17, 2014

Israeli Payments Startup Zooz Closes $12 Million Round

By: Orr Hirschauge TEL AVIV—Zooz Mobile Ltd., an Israeli based start-up that makes secure payment solutions for stores and eCommerce sites has closed a $12 million funding round led by Blumberg Capital…read more Source: Wall Street Journal

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VentureBeat July 10, 2014

Expect Labs and Appboy win our MobileBeat Innovation Showdown

By Devindra Hardawar   The audience votes have been tallied, the judges have convened, and now we’ve got this year’s winners for our MobileBeat Innovation Showdown. Expect Labs, a company that has developed innovative voice-powered prediction technology, is the winning early-stage company, while marketing automation company Appboy is the late-stage winner …read […]

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News June 27, 2014

6 Questions to Determine If a Potential Investor Is the Right Investor

By Murray Newlands Investors are choosy where they put their money and an entrepreneur needs to be just as careful who they allow to invest in their company. You will likely be working with your investors for many years, so study the potential investor as deeply as you do the terms […]

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