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Embroker Launches First Ever Fully Digital Directors and Officers Policy

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Embroker, the leading digital commercial insurance brokerage, today announced the first ever fully digital directors and officers (D&O) insurance policy, specifically designed for venture capital (VC) backed tech startups. The D&O policy is part of Embroker’s new digital Startup Program, which also includes Employment Practices Liability (EPLI), and Fiduciary Liability

Aug. 8, 2018 |

Russ Sach, Sr. Executive Corp. Development, Expedia and Executive, Northwest Airlines, joins Vertical Venture Partners Strategic Advisory Board.

Mr. Sach is a senior leader in all aspects of corporate strategies, deal management, corporate acquisitions, financial analysis, and executive coaching / mentoring.  He has over 10 years in highly complex corporate software, M and A and IP licensing deals.  He  has deep financial acumen and the ability to determine viability of acquisitions, investments and corporate strategies. Mr.

Aug. 1, 2018 |

Vertical Venture Partners Announces the Second Closing of VVP II

VVP II completes a $50M second close at more than 60% of target August 1, 2018 – Menlo Park, CA – Vertical Venture Partners (“VVP”) announced the second closing of Vertical Venture Partners II, L.P. (“VVP II”), reaching $50M of capital commitments.  VVP II is the firm’s second fund, following the $52M inaugural fund closed

Aug. 1, 2018 |

JASK Attacks Splunk in $6B Cyberthreat Data Market

Splunk is facing some serious competition from a startup that just raised $25 million from Kleiner Perkins and others. The upstart is San Francisco and Austin, Tex.-based JASK, maker of a service that helps organizations analyze threats to their IT operations. And according to its CEO, JASK recently won a multi-million contract in a competition with Splunk

Jul. 6, 2018 |

JASK Announces $25M Series B Financing Led by Kleiner Perkins to Advance Security Operations Beyond SIEM

SAN FRANCISCO & AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–JASK, the provider of the industry’s first Autonomous Security Operations Center (ASOC) platform, today announced that it raised $25M in Series B funding. Led by Kleiner Perkins with participation from early investors, including Battery Ventures, Dell Technologies Capital, TenEleven Ventures and Vertical Venture Partners, the round brings JASK’s total funding

Jun. 28, 2018 |

SOCi DexYP Partnership

DALLAS—June 20, 2018—DexYP™, a leading small business software provider, announced today a partnership with SOCi, Inc., a San Diego-based social media and reputation management technology platform company. One of the largest national providers of small business automation software, DexYP has been accelerating its digital offerings to enable more than 500,000 small and midsize business (SMB) clients

Jun. 20, 2018 |

Intabio to Collaborate with Bruker on Novel Interface For Bruker’s UHR-QTOF Mass Spectrometers

NEWARK, Calif., June 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Intabio, Inc., announced today that it has entered into a collaboration with Bruker to accelerate integration of Intabio’s Blaze™ solution with Bruker’s high resolution mass spectrometers (MS). Intabio’s Blaze™ utilizes a proprietary microchip technology to separate, quantitate, and seamlessly transfer intact biotherapeutic proteins by electrospray into a mass spectrometer for molecular

Jun. 13, 2018 |

Redeam appoints Melanie Ryan Meador as new CEO

Boulder, Colo. (May 29, 2018) – Redeam today announces that it has appointed accomplished technology executive and philanthropist Melanie Ryan Meador as Chief Executive Officer to lead the company through its aggressive growth stage. Meador has helped build businesses and scale operations at some of the best-known brands in the travel and financial spaces, and brings

May. 29, 2018 |

Retail Industry Luminary Andrea Weiss Joins Profitect Board of Directors

BURLINGTON, MA – May 16, 2018 – Profitect Inc., the leading prescriptive analytics solution provider for the retail and CPG industry, today announced Andrea Weiss has joined its Board of Directors, effective immediately. The appointment of Ms. Weiss expands Profitect’s Board of technology innovators to seven members, including Eric Buatois, Benhamou Global Ventures; Janice Roberts, Benhamou Global Ventures; Eddy

May. 16, 2018 |

Zipari Highlights Milestone of More than 10 Million Health Insurance Members Served

March 06, 2018 06:00 AM Eastern Standard Time BROOKLYN, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Insurance software startup Zipari today highlighted milestones – while in attendance at the HIMSS 2018 conference in Las Vegas – characterized by the further acceleration of demand for software-as-a-service customer experience dedicated to health insurance. Through rapid growth achieved in 2017 and the beginning of 2018, Zipari

Mar. 6, 2018 |