Highland Capital Partners

Type: Company
Name: Highland Capital Partners
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Avenue, Fortress Execs are the Latest to Join the NBA

Associated Press/Chris Young Move over Jay-Z, Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry are the newest big ballers. As new owners of the Milwaukee Bucks , Mr. Lasry, chairman and chief executive of Avenue Capital Management, and Mr. Edens, co-founder and chairman ... [Published WSJ.com: Private Equity Beat - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Lululemon CEO Looks Beyond Yoga Wear For Growth

By Grab Media, a blinkx company Lululemon, best known for its trendy yoga wear, hopes to drive growth in coming years by expanding its range of fitness-related apparel and accelerating international plans, New CEO Laurent Potdevin, who was recruited ... [Published IT Business Net - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Aereo’s $97 million question for the Supreme Court

If you’re old enough to remember the days when VCRs and Betamax video recorders represented cutting-edge technology, you probably remember the controversy that accompanied them. You could record movies and TV shows off the air, and lend the tapes to your ... [Published Boston Globe - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Highland Capital-backed OpGen Raises $4 Million

OpGen Inc. has closed a $4 million offering of debt, warrants and securities, raising the amount from 29 investors, according to an amended SEC filing. An earlier filing last December reported raising $2 million.The company, according to Crunchbase, has ... [Published Citybizlist - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Which Investors Get Hurt If Aereo Loses?

April 22 marks a big date for Aereo. That's when oral arguments begin in its U.S. Supreme Court battle with the nation's major television broadcasters. IAC/InterActiveCorp  ( NASDAQ: IACI ) Chairman Barry Diller has described the case as a must-win for ... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

another $25 million

FORTUNE -- Venture capitalists talk about their portfolio companies as if they are offspring, hesitant to ever say they love one more than another. But here's one way to keep score: If a VC firm creates an entire fund to support a single portfolio company's ... [Published Fortune - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Recycling software leader AMCS snaps up US firm

by Editorial StaffIreland : Irish recycling software and vehicle technology specialist AMCS Group has acquired PC Scale Technologies, based in Pennsylvania, USA. The deal has thus made AMCS 'one of the largest worldwide providers' of solutions in its ... [Published Recycling International - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Health-Care Technology Provider Imprivata Files IPO Plans

Imprivata Inc. has filed plans for an initial public offering to finance its business offering software and hardware that manages authentication and access for the health-care industry.General Catalyst Partners , Highland Capital Partners and Polaris ... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Education technology company 2U prices IPO at $13 per share

Venture capital-backed education technology company 2U is set to sell nearly $120m worth of shares via its upcoming IPO on the Nasdaq Exchange. 2U, , said it will sell 8m shares for $13 apiece, while its shareholders will offer an additional 1.17m shares. ... [Published AltAssets.net - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

Hire some dismal Poindexter on the cheap with HourlyNerd, which just raised $4M

You want an MBA? I know a guy.HourlyNerd, which is exactly what it sounds like, just raised a $4M round of funding from Highland Capital Partners and Greylock Partners.First things first, we give the startup mad props for not bothering to concoct some ... [Published Venturebeat - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Mark Cuban-backed HourlyNerd raises Series A investment from two Mass. VC firms

HourlyNerd, a Boston-based online marketplace where businesses and MBA students can connect for short-term work, has raised a Series A investment from Highland Capital Partners and Greylock Partners.The funding, which was not disclosed, will be used to ... [Published Boston Business Journal - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

HourlyNerd Raises Series A, Targets Big Biz With Army of MBA Gurus

Renting business gurus by the hour isn't just for cost-conscious small businesses anymore.A year after launching its marketplace pairing MBA students with small businesses seeking project work, Boston-based HourlyNerd Inc . has raised around $4 million ... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Mar 26 2014]

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Leffler realized she had to chart her own path: "When you are young, just getting out of college, it's a great time to be risk takers if [that's] something you want to do. I hope somebody can draw from that experience and do something great with it."
"To go from doodling on the back of a napkin three years ago to center stage in national policy and this level of consumer passion?" he says. "You couldn't write the script any better."
"As a Platinum member of the OpenStack Foundation, a leading contributor to OpenStack, and now a Premier sponsor of the Summit, Nebula stays committed to driving technology innovation in its effort to make on-premise private cloud computing a reality for all businesses" said Gordon Stitt, Nebula Chief Executive Officer
Once a car manufacturer like GE embeds connectivity, it "basically become part of something much greater by gaining access to an incredible service fabric."

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CrowdSource CEO Stephanie Leffler Inspires Youn... [Published PRWeb - Apr 23 2014]
Supreme Court hears case challenging Aereo’s ri... [Published boston.com - Apr 22 2014]
Avenue, Fortress Execs are the Latest to Join t... [Published WSJ.com: Private Equity Beat - Apr 18 2014]
Lululemon CEO Looks Beyond Yoga Wear For Growth [Published IT Business Net - Apr 18 2014]
This Startup Is Shaking TV Networks--All the Wa... [Published inc.com - Apr 17 2014]
Nebula to be Premier Sponsor of OpenStack Summit [Published EON: Enhanced Online News - Apr 17 2014]
LevelUp cuts payment fees for merchants [Published Boston Globe - Apr 17 2014]
LevelUp cuts fees to merchants [Published Boston Globe - Apr 17 2014]
IoT platform provider Jasper Wireless raises $50M [Published Vator.tv - Apr 16 2014]
The ABCs Of Aereo: What Is Aereo And Why Are Br... [Published Deadline.com - Apr 16 2014]
Husky Pride: Check out these 5 startups founded... [Published King5.com - Apr 16 2014]
Fleksy Smart Keyboard Announces International Push [Published PRWeb - Apr 16 2014]
Cosmetics Site Jumei, Founded By Forbes China "... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 14 2014]
IPO Profile: 2U Inc [Published Venture Capital Journal - Apr 12 2014]
Aereo’s $97 million question for the Supreme Court [Published Boston Globe - Apr 11 2014]
Why you should invest in the sharing economy [Published Vator.tv - Apr 11 2014]
Highland Capital-backed OpGen Raises $4 Million [Published Citybizlist - Apr 09 2014]
Which Investors Get Hurt If Aereo Loses? [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Apr 08 2014]
The Daily Startup: Neura Raises Venture Capital... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 08 2014]
Aereo CEO: 'We're on the Side of the Angels' [Published Entrepreneur.com - Apr 07 2014]
Deals of the day: MobileIron files for IPO [Published Fortune - Apr 07 2014]
another $25 million [Published Fortune - Apr 07 2014]
Why you should invest in The Internet of Things [Published Vator.tv - Apr 03 2014]
Recycling software leader AMCS snaps up US firm [Published Recycling International - Apr 02 2014]
Slone Partners Adds Four New Advisory Board Mem... [Published PRWeb - Apr 02 2014]
Stealthy Auris Surgical Robotics raises $34M fo... [Published MassDevice - Apr 01 2014]
Deals of the day: Yahoo's next acquisition? [Published CNNMoney.com - Apr 01 2014]
Imprivata Seeks $115M IPO, Growth in Health IT ... [Published Xconomy - Apr 01 2014]
Health-Care Technology Provider Imprivata Files... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Apr 01 2014]
Education technology company 2U prices IPO at $... [Published AltAssets.net - Mar 31 2014]
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Avenue, Fortress Execs are the Latest to Join t... [Published WSJ.com: Private Equity Beat - Apr 18 2014]
Associated Press/Chris Young Move over Jay-Z, Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry are the newest big ballers. As new owners of the Milwaukee Bucks , Mr. Lasry, chairman and chief executive of Avenue Capital Management, and Mr. Edens, co-founder and chairman ...
The Daily Startup: Neura Raises Venture Capital... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 08 2014]
Companies like LG are developing “smart refrigerators,” part of the burgeoning Internet of Things movement that startup Neura believes will catch on.Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Neura has raised $2 million to help all those newfangled smart-home, ...
VC-backed 2U rolls out IPO [Published PE Hub Blog - Mar 28 2014]
2U has launched its IPO of 9.175 million shares after pricing it at $13 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “TWOU.” Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse Securities are the lead underwriters. 2U builds online ...
Funding Daily: March 26, 2014 [Published Venturebeat - Mar 26 2014]
Image Credit: Shutterstock Here are the day’s funding stories: Azubu secures $34.5M An e-sports site just got a big chunk of change to help it take over the rapidly growing competitive-gaming scene. Azubu, an e-sports site founded in 2012 that focuses ...
Hire some dismal Poindexter on the cheap with H... [Published Venturebeat - Mar 26 2014]
You want an MBA? I know a guy. HourlyNerd, which is exactly what it sounds like, just raised a $4M round of funding from Highland Capital Partners and Greylock Partners. First things first, we give the startup mad props for not bothering to concoct ...
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Highland Capital Partners Announces Promotion o... [Published Financial Services - Mar 19 2014]
Walt Doyle Joins Highland Capital Partners as V... [Published Financial Services - Dec 09 2013]
Beyond the Rack Gears Up For Next Phase Of Grow... [Published Financial Services - Nov 26 2013]
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