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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
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
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
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
Debate on how to create Georgia jobs

...its low taxes and giveaways. He has signed legislation to remove the tax factories paid on energy, to create a venture-capital fund with taxpayer dollars and to let developers of giant tourist attractions keep one-quarter of the sales taxes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-02/debate-how-create-georgia-
In business news

...gain in more than eight years.Ex-NAACP head joins venture capital firmSAN JOSE, CALIF. - Just months after stepping...entrepreneurs Mitchell Kapor and Freada Kapor Klein at their venture capital investment firm that backs information technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-04/business-news
Georgia's most innovative companies honored

...year's legislative session, it was pushing a list of proposals that included pooling taxpayer money into a government venture-capital fund like some other states have.TAG also supports government policies that can spark more corporate innovation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-27/georgias-most-innovative-c