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Tesla Motors co-founder wants to electrify commercial trucks

...passenger car and are a major source of air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.Wrightspeed has raised Silicon Valley venture capital and secured grants from the California Energy Commission, which funds alternative fuel technologies that could help...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-02/tesla-motors-co-founder-wa
Google hires woman as new CFO, luring Morgan Stanley exec from Wall St. to Silicon Valley

...revealing that women only filled 15 to 20 percent of the tech jobs, which tend to pay the most.Kleiner Perkins, a venture capital firm that has financed Google and other prominent technology companies, is currently embroiled in a San Francisco...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-24/google-hires-woman-new-cfo
Search, social & shopping: Pinterest turns 5

...fueled a new way of searching for items that's even stolen traffic from tech giant Google.The San Francisco-based venture capital darling was recently valued at $11 billion. While its core audience has always been female, Pinterest says its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-02/search-social-shopping-pin
Program that backed Solyndra now showing successes

...for these types of projects," said Nancy Pfund, a managing partner with DBL Investor, a San Francisco-based venture capital company with holdings in two companies backed by the program. "It's been a very positive force in that respect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-29/program-backed-solyndra-no
Unequal Pay: Must be a lot of good karma out there

...Research. Brides earn $16,491 less than single ladies and all men.? Just 6 percent of partners in U.S. venture capital firms are women, according to a recent study from Babson College. That's down from 10 percent in 1999. TOP JOBS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-12/unequal-pay-must-be-lot-go
As Silicon Valley moves into health care, companies find there's no app for dealing with FDA

...Still, tech entrepreneurs are pumping money into efforts to reshape health care, a $2.7 trillion dollar market. Venture capital funding for companies in the digital health space surpassed $2.3 billion in the first half of 2014, more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-11/silicon-valley-moves-healt
Funding boom shows power of tech startups, raises concerns

...PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association, based on data from...are now vying with traditional venture capital firms to back promising startups...funded in the future. Bigger venture capital firms are investing in older...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-16/funding-boom-shows-power-t
Get a beer without leaving your seat - San Francisco 49ers' new stadium has an app for that

...past behavior patterns.The app and its underlying technology were developed by VenueNext, a startup backed by a venture capital fund financed by 49ers' CEO Jed York and other members of the management team. York declined to disclose how much...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-02/get-beer-without-leaving-y
Former Biden chief of staff to lead Ebola response

...White House stimulus package of 2009 created as a response to the recession and the financial crisis.Klain is President of Case Holdings and General Counsel at Revolution LLC, a technology venture capital firm based in Washington, DC.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-17/former-biden-chief-staff
Amazon to buy video game streaming service Twitch for $970 million

...September 2013 it received a $20 million investment from investors including software company Take-Two Interactive and venture capital firms Alsop Louie Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-25/amazon-buy-video-game-stre