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DFJ Esprit To Close Another Fund Of Up To $15M For UK/Euro Angel Investments

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Angel investing in Europe is getting another boost: DFJ Esprit, a UK-based member of the Draper Fisher Jurvetson network of VCs, is preparing to close its second EIS Angel Co-Investment fund, up to £10 million ($15 million) that will be used to help angels invest as syndicate partners alongside DFJ...
DFJ Esprit To Close Another Fund Of Up To $15M For UK/Euro Angel Investments

7 questions for London Tech City CEO Eric van der Kleij

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Over the last few years, London has become an increasingly important startup hub — one of the most vibrant and busy in Europe. But a little over a year ago, what had been an informal network of companies based around the city’s East End was turned into something more official...
7 questions for London Tech City CEO Eric van der Kleij

Swedes' Twitter Voice: Anyone, Saying (Blush) Almost Anything

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Under a government initiative, each week a different citizen is entrusted the country's Twitter account, @Sweden, to post at will. Read more »...
Swedes' Twitter Voice: Anyone, Saying (Blush) Almost Anything

Edtech startups have great products. Their sales? Not so great

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If you thought monetizing social media apps was difficult, you have not witnessed the bizarrely impossible act of selling education technology into schools. It is, from what I can tell from a startup’s perspective, a bitch. Take Derek Lomas, the founder of Fraction Planet. He started out with a...
Edtech startups have great products. Their sales? Not so great

Study, Government Initiative Point to Small Businesses Expanding into Overseas Markets

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In March, President Obama announced the National Export Initiative (NEI) in order to improve conditions that affect the private sector's ability to export. By working to remove trade barriers and hurdles to entering the export market, the NEI seeks to help meet the Obama administration's goal of doubling exports over...
Study, Government Initiative Point to Small Businesses Expanding into Overseas Markets

Business process management software firm BonitaSoft bags $13m round

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BonitaSoft, a French business process management (BPM) software company, has raised $13 million in a Series C round of funding led by FSN PME, a French government initiative. Prior backers Ventech, Auriga Partners and Serena Capital also participated in the round. The cash injection brings the total capital raised by...
Business process management software firm BonitaSoft bags $13m round

White House Pushes Green Button To Liberate Your Energy Data

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The future of easy home energy monitoring may be a little bit closer, thanks to a government initiative designed to allow consumers direct access to their energy consumption data. The White House’s new Green Button gives utilities a way to simplify and standardize sharing usage statistics with their customers via...
White House Pushes Green Button To Liberate Your Energy Data

Bootstrap 2.1 and counting

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A year ago we introduced the world to Twitter Bootstrap, a sleek and powerful open source project that helps you build awesome stuff on the web with speed, ease and style. Bootstrap was made to help our engineers improve the tools we use to run Twitter internally; we quickly recognized...
Bootstrap 2.1 and counting

Angelina Jolie backs UK fight against rape in war zones

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The actor will attend a Foreign Office screening of her Bosnia war film as part of her support for a team of experts who will gather evidence about sexual violence in conflict areasAngelina Jolie's debut as a director, the gruelling drama In the Land of Blood and Honey set during...
Angelina Jolie backs UK fight against rape in war zones
¡Más dinero! BPM solutions provider BonitaSoft raises $13M

BonitaSoft Raises $13M Series C For Its Open Source Business Process Management Solution

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BonitaSoft, a provider of an open source business process management (BPM) solution, has raised a $13 million Series C round led by the FSN PME Fund, a French government initiative to invest in technology companies to help them scale globally. Also joining the round are previous investors Ventech, Auriga Partners,...
BonitaSoft Raises $13M Series C For Its Open Source Business Process Management Solution

Facebook's EMEA Head Joanna Shields Is Leaving To Become CEO Of London's Tech City 'Silicon Valley' Effort

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Surprising news for a Saturday evening in London. Joanna Shields, the vice president of Facebook’s European, Middle East and Africa operations, is leaving the company to become the chief executive of the Tech City Investment Organisation, a David Cameron/Conservative government initiative to develop a technology hub in the East End...
Facebook's EMEA Head Joanna Shields Is Leaving To Become CEO Of London's Tech City 'Silicon Valley' Effort

VIDEO: 'Mother machine' on show at fair

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The Science Museum in London has just launched its Make it in Great Britain exhibition, part of a government initiative to showcase the best of British manufacturing....
VIDEO: 'Mother machine' on show at fair

Starting the campaign for The TechHub

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I’ve long known about Dublin’s Digital Hub but seeing is believing, and when I was over there recently for our TechCrunch Meetup I visited the place and was mightily impressed. Here’s what it’s all about: The Digital Hub is a community of people – artists, researchers, educators, technologists, entrepreneurs and...
Starting the campaign for The TechHub
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