Highland Capital Partners

Type: Company
Name: Highland Capital Partners
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 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 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

VC-backed Nebula hires SVP of engineering

Nebula has hired Herb Schneider as senior vice president of engineering. Schneider was the co-founder of GridIron and  Extreme Networks . Based in Mountain View, Calif., Nebula is a private cloud company. Its backers include Kleiner Perkins Caufield ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Highland Capital Partners Announces Andy Hunt

Highland Capital Partners announced Andy Hunt as partner. In a move that strengthens the investment effort in New York, Hunt will continue to focus on sourcing and leading new investments in consumer technology and ecommerce as he works with the exceptional ... [Published S&P Capital IQ Power Moves - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Unsully founder hired as Handybook Boston general manager

Handybook, which bills itself as the Uber for home services, announced that Unsully founder Joe Nigro would be joining Handybook as general manager in Boston.Nigro, who founded Unsully as a premium, on-demand car washing service in Boston, will oversee ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 4 reports

Highland Capital Partners Promotes Warby Parker Co-Founder Andy Hunt to Partner

(c) 2014 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.Highland Capital Partners has promoted Andy Hunt to partner to help deploy its latest $400 million venture fund.Mr. Hunt joined the Cambridge, Mass., firm in 2011 and has concentrated on consumer Internet investments ... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Mar 19 2014]

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...etInternet of Things is not about things, it's about service," Macario Nami, VP of Corporate & Product Marketing at Jasper, told me in an interview.  "Enterprises are moving from being product companies to being service companies."
...but there hasn't been a whole lot of technological progress and innovation around the cable customer experience and around billing," he says. "Consumers feel like they're still stuck in an era where they're not being heard."

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LevelUp cuts fees to merchants [Published Boston Globe - 4 hours ago]
IoT platform provider Jasper Wireless raises $50M [Published Vator.tv - 11 hours ago]
The ABCs Of Aereo: What Is Aereo And Why Are Br... [Published Deadline.com - 15 hours ago]
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Fleksy Smart Keyboard Announces International Push [Published PRWeb - 18 hours ago]
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]
Funding roundup - week ending 3/28/14 [Published Vator.tv - Mar 28 2014]
Boston Tech Roundup: Oculus, Circle, HourlyNerd... [Published Xconomy - Mar 28 2014]
VC-backed 2U rolls out IPO [Published PE Hub Blog - Mar 28 2014]
Deals of the day: El Pollo Loco considers IPO [Published Fortune - Mar 28 2014]
2 Questions That Should Drive Your Recruiting [Published inc.com - Mar 27 2014]
Funding Daily: March 26, 2014 [Published Venturebeat - Mar 26 2014]
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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 ...
The Daily Startup: Spark Capital, Formation 8 C... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Mar 26 2014]
Art by Mike Lucas Facebook agreed to pay nearly $2 billion in cash and stock to acquire virtual reality goggle maker Oculus VR . The deal   represents a huge win for Oculus’s venture investors including Spark Capital , which has seen a run of ...
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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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