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Virtualization software firm Atlantis Computing raises $20m from Adams Street, Cisco and others

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Atlantis Computing, a Silicon Valley virtualization software company that specializes in data center storage optimization solutions, has secured $20 million in a Series D round of financing led by a new backer, private investment firm Adams Street Partners. Prior investors Cisco Systems, El Dorado Ventures and Partech International also chipped...
Virtualization software firm Atlantis Computing raises $20m from Adams Street, Cisco and others

AOL To Pour $50 Million Into Patch This Year

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Yesterday brought the news that AOL sold Buy.at, the affiliate marketing network it bought in early 2008, to UK network Digital Window. AOL acquired Buy.at for a rumored $125 million two years ago. Today, AOL filed a 10-K report that revealed that AOL only sold Buy.at for $17 million, taking...
AOL To Pour $50 Million Into Patch This Year

CIA's Venture Capitalists Invest In Radiation Detectors

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In-q-Tel, the CIA-affiliated investment firm, has announced a partnership with Canadian radiation detector firm Redlen. In-q-tel, the CIA's venture capital arm, has announced a partnership with a Canadian radiation detection firm. British Columbia-based Redlen entered into a strategic patnership agreement with In-Q-Tel on Thursday to develop low-cost radiation detector...
CIA's Venture Capitalists Invest In Radiation Detectors

Nokia Siemens Networks sells optical networking business

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Nokia Siemens Networks is selling its optical networking business unit to private investment firm Marlin Equity Partners, the latest in a series of sell-offs as the vendor concentrates on mobile broadband networks....
Nokia Siemens Networks sells optical networking business

AT&T sells ‘Advertising Solutions’ and ‘Interactive’ units, retains 47% interest in new owner YP Holdings

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Telecom giant AT&T this morning announced today that an affiliate of private investment firm Cerberus Capital Management has agreed to acquire AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive. Those two business units generated approximately $3.3 billion in revenues in 2011, according to a press statement. The sale does not include the...
AT&T sells ‘Advertising Solutions’ and ‘Interactive’ units, retains 47% interest in new owner YP Holdings

Mformation, the firm that tried and failed to make RIM pay $147.2m for patents, gets bought

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Remember Mformation Technologies, the provider of mobile device management software solutions that initially won a $147.2 million patent lawsuit against Research In Motion (RIM), only to see the verdict overturned less than a month later? Well, today word got out that private investment firm Clearlake Capital Group has acquired the...
Mformation, the firm that tried and failed to make RIM pay $147.2m for patents, gets bought

Green light for Dell's $2.4B takeover of Quest Software

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has approved Dell Software‘s proposed $2.4 billion acquisition of IT provider, Quest Software. Dell beat out an alliance of private investment firm, Insight Venture Partners and Vector Capital, in a two-month bidding war. As Reuters today reported, the acquisition is core to Dell’s vision to reduce...
Green light for Dell's $2.4B takeover of Quest Software

AOL Launches Charitable Organization Patch.org To Fund Hyperlocal News Sites

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We recently learned that AOL is pouring money ($50 million to be exact) into Patch, a hyperlocal news platform that operates local news sites for 41 small towns and communities in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut and California. Now AOL is launching a charitable offshoot of Patch, called...
AOL Launches Charitable Organization Patch.org To Fund Hyperlocal News Sites
LA billionaire launches an evergreen early stage fund to make hometown investments
Xeneta Raises $1.6M To Crowdsource Price Comparisons For Sea Freight

Some Game Group Operations Bought By Equity Firm

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Private investment firm advised by OpCapita purchases remaining 333 stores of insolvent videogame retailer....
Some Game Group Operations Bought By Equity Firm

eBay Sells Off Real Estate Listings Site Rent.com To Primedia

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eBay has sold off one of its properties today, real estate listings site Rent.com. The buyer is Primedia, which helps people find apartments, houses for rent or new homes for sale through websites, mobile and print publications. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. eBay originally bought Rent.com for...
eBay Sells Off Real Estate Listings Site Rent.com To Primedia
Allied Minds and the DOD: 50,000 scientists at 100 labs creating technologies fueling 100 companies a year

Rocket Internet-backed Namshi lands $13m to grow its online fashion store for the Middle East

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Namshi, an popular online fashion store in the Middle East that was started by the Samwer brothers’ Rocket Internet accelerator, has raised $13 million in funding from growth equity firm Summit Partners. The private investment firm regularly backs Rocket Internet ventures, particularly in emerging markets: see its investments in Linio,...
Rocket Internet-backed Namshi lands $13m to grow its online fashion store for the Middle East

SEC watch: Investment firm Silver Lake files for $7.5 billion private equity fund

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Silver Lake, a US-based private equity firm focused on leveraged buyout and growth capital investments in (primarily large-cap) technology companies, has filed documents with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission indicating its intent to raise a private equity fund to the tune of (at least) $7.5 billion. The fund, which...
SEC watch: Investment firm Silver Lake files for $7.5 billion private equity fund

Founder Collective Makes A $4 Million Bet On Paddle8′s Online Marketplace For Fine Art

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When it comes to a marketplace for fine art, a space which seems to intrinsically resist digital services, technology really hasn’t had quite the same disruptive influence it has in so many others. Startups like Zazzle and Art.com have taken steps to make art commercial and broadly accessible, with some...
Founder Collective Makes A $4 Million Bet On Paddle8′s Online Marketplace For Fine Art

Paddle8 raises $4M series A led by Founder Collective to bring fine art online

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From Flick Commons There are a number of startups in New York trying to coax the fine art world out of its exclusive galleries into the bustling world of e-commerce. Paddle8, a one year old Silicon Alley startup, just raised $4 million from Mousse Partners, a private investment firm the...
Paddle8 raises $4M series A led by Founder Collective to bring fine art online

E-commerce startup BuyReply bags $1m from Peter Thiel-backed VC firm, others

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Australian e-commerce startup BuyReply has raised $1 million in seed funding in a round led by private equity guru Adrian MacKenzie with participation from job site SEEK founder Paul Bassat (Square Peg Ventures) and Valar Ventures, the private investment firm backed by PayPal co-founder and early Facebook backer Peter Thiel....
E-commerce startup BuyReply bags $1m from Peter Thiel-backed VC firm, others
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