StartUp Health’s academy program is long-term, highly structured, and is designed to help startups become sustainable businesses.
A UK-based venture fund has secured a £37.5 million ($60 million) fund to invest in early-stage technology startups.
EquaMetrics has closed $4.5 million in funding for its platform that helps investors with no programming experience create their own trading algorithms.
VentureHealth has launched its online equity crowdfunding platform for life sciences companies. It provides accredited investors with opportunities to invest in innovative medical technology that ultimately saves lives and improves patient care.
“BC has had legalized crowdfunding for a decade,” super-angel Mike Volker said last night at the Vancouver Enterprise Forum event on crowdfunding. “It’s the only place in North America, and there are no restrictions, no limits.”
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Zynga filed a revised S-1 this morning with the SEC that contained a number of interesting details. It pegged the price of its recent purchase of NYC game company OMGPOP at $180 million. The filing also revealed the company will sell just under 43 million shares in a secondary offering. And while CEO Mark Pincus is offloading about 15 percent of his shares, his voting power will stay very much intact.
Guest Post (Editor’s note: Jason Cohen is an angel investor and the founder of Smart Bear Software. This story originally appeared on his blog.)