Sarah McBride

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Name: Sarah McBride
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

UPDATE 1-OkCupid admits to Facebook-style experimenting on customers

(Adds comment from internet ethics expert, details throughout)SAN FRANCISCO, July 28 (Reuters) - OkCupid, a top U.S. matchmaking website, intentionally mismatched users to test its technology, the IAC/InterActive Corp service said on Monday, weeks after ... [Published CNBC - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

German city Hamburg seeks to ban Uber ride service

HAMBURG/FRANKFURT, July 23 (Reuters) - Hamburg has told Uber, a U.S. car service whose smartphone app summons rides at the touch of a button, to stop operating in the German city, adding to resistance the company has faced globally from local regulators ... [Published CNBC - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

AppDynamics raises $120 mln, joining billion-dollar valuation club

SAN FRANCISCO, July 22 (Reuters) - U.S. software-management company AppDynamics said Tuesday it raised $120 million in venture capital, launching the company into the growing group of startups valued at more than $1 billion.The company taps into the growing ... [Published CNBC - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Charles River Ventures raises $393 mln for new fund: Reuters

Charles River Ventures , the venture firm known for backing Twitter from its earliest days, said it has raised $393 million for its latest fund. The fund, Charles River’s 16th, comes in slightly above the $375 million the firm raised two years ago, ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

New VC firm Upside gives entrepreneurs a piece of its fund

SAN FRANCISCO, July 10 (Reuters) - Most venture capital firms give cash to entrepreneurs. Now Upside Partnership plans to give them a stake in its new fund, too.The $30 million fund, announced on Thursday, is the brainchild of Kent Goldman, a former managing ... [Published CNBC - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

137 Ventures raises $137 million for fund to invest in start-ups

SAN FRANCISCO, July 9 (Reuters) - San Francisco-based 137Ventures said it has raised $137 million for its second fund,underscoring the eagerness of investors to buy shares instart-ups before they hold initial public offerings.The firm, which buys private-company ... [Published MSN Money - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Car service Uber, New York AG reach deal on emergency pricing

By By | Reuters  –By Bernard VaughanNEW YORK (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc, a car service that allows users to summon a ride on their smartphone, has agreed to cap prices during emergencies and natural disasters in New York state to prevent price ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. venture firms raise $7.39 bln, more than double year earlier

NEW YORK, July 9 (Reuters) - U.S. venture capital funds raised $7.39 billion in the second quarter, more than double the amount generated a year ago, as investor demand for startup companies stayed strong, according to a report issued on Wednesday. The ... [Published Sharenet - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Alum Sarah McBride wins another award for LGBT activism

Sarah McBride, a former Student Government President and AU alumnus, received a Next Generation Award by Next Generation Leadership Foundation last month.McBride never expected her story to receive national attention after she came out in 2012, she said. ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 3 reports

UPDATE 1-Former exec sues dating app Tinder, alleges sexual harassment

(Adds details from lawsuit, IAC response)SAN FRANCISCO, June 30 (Reuters) - Former Tinder marketing Vice President Whitney Wolfe is suing the popular dating-app company for sexual harassment and discrimination, making it the latest technology business ... [Published CNBC - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Venture-backed IPOs raise $4.93 billion in second quarter

SAN FRANCISCO, July 1 (Reuters) - Initial public offerings for venture-backed companies slowed in the second quarter but the value of the transactions climbed to nearly $5 billion on the back of some outsized deals, making it one of the strongest quarters ... [Published CNBC - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Golden Age Games Coming To Northwest Arkansas

Dale Hosler, an 84-year-old Korean War veteran from Fresno, Calif., goes to the gym at least three times a week.Ray Poynter, who served in the South Pacific during World War II, walks one mile daily near his home in northeast Fayetteville.Web WatchGolden ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jun 23 2014]

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UPDATE 1-OkCupid admits to Facebook-style exper... [Published CNBC - Jul 28 2014]
OkCupid admits to Facebook-style experimenting ... [Published CNBC - Jul 28 2014]
German city Hamburg seeks to ban Uber ride service [Published CNBC - Jul 23 2014]
AppDynamics raises $120 mln, joining billion-do... [Published CNBC - Jul 22 2014]
Falmouth High School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll [Published Falmouth Enterprise - Jul 21 2014]
Charles River Ventures raises $393 mln for new ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 15 2014]
Charles River Ventures raises $393 mln for new ... [Published CNBC - Jul 14 2014]
CORRECTED-UPDATE 4-China's Alibaba files in U.S... [Published CNBC - Jul 14 2014]
New VC firm Upside gives entrepreneurs a piece ... [Published CNBC - Jul 10 2014]
Golden Opportunity [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 10 2014]
U.S. venture firms raise $7.39 bln, more than d... [Published Sharenet - Jul 09 2014]
137 Ventures raises $137 million for fund to in... [Published MSN Money - Jul 09 2014]
Car service Uber, New York AG reach deal on eme... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 08 2014]
Q&A: Steve James, Director of "Life Itself" [Published Individual.com - Jul 06 2014]
Alum Sarah McBride wins another award for LGBT ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 04 2014]
Venture-backed IPOs raise $4.93 billion in seco... [Published CNBC - Jul 01 2014]
UPDATE 1-Former exec sues dating app Tinder, al... [Published CNBC - Jul 01 2014]
Lawsuit: Female Tinder Exec Called 'Whore' In F... [Published Huffington Post - Jun 30 2014]
Dating app Tinder is hit with sexual harassment... [Published CNBC - Jun 30 2014]
Kleiner Perkins files to raise new venture fund... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 30 2014]
Kleiner Perkins files to raise $1.2 billion in ... [Published CNBC - Jun 28 2014]
Venture fund 500 Startups uses Jobs Act to rais... [Published CNBC - Jun 26 2014]
Couchbase raises $60 mln to compete against Ora... [Published Sharenet - Jun 26 2014]
Insurance legislation for ridesharing advances ... [Published CNBC - Jun 26 2014]
45 Years After Stonewall, the LGBT Movement Has... [Published TAPPED - Jun 26 2014]
Golden Age Games Coming To Northwest Arkansas [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jun 23 2014]
Index Ventures raises 400 mln euros for early-s... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 11 2014]
The Daily Startup: Exabeam Logs $10M to Target ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Jun 10 2014]
Red-hot Uber valued almost as much as Hertz and... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 06 2014]
The Daily Startup: Former Google Exec Targets I... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - May 09 2014]
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Charles River Ventures raises $393 mln for new ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 15 2014]
Charles River Ventures , the venture firm known for backing Twitter from its earliest days, said it has raised $393 million for its latest fund. The fund, Charles River’s 16th, comes in slightly above the $375 million the firm raised two years ago, ...
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Reuters – Venture fund Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers filed to raise two new funds totaling $1.2 billion, showing scaled-back ambitions compared with previous funds. The new funds, an early-stage growth fund of $450 million known as KPCB XVI and a ...
45 Years After Stonewall, the LGBT Movement Has... [Published TAPPED - Jun 26 2014]
Valerie Shaff/Sylvia Rivera Law Project The late trans rights activist Sylvia Rivera, a veteran of the 1969 Stonewall riots. Image courtesy of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project . This week marks the anniversary of the Stonewall riots that inaugurated ...
Index Ventures raises 400 mln euros for early-s... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 11 2014]
Index Ventures , the firm known for backing online video-chat service Skype at its early stages, said on Tuesday that it had raised 400 million euros ($541.62 million) for a venture fund focused on early-stage investments. The new fund, which comes ...
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Art by Mike Lucas Stealthy security startup Exabeam raised another $10 million led by Norwest Venture Partners  for software that detects cyberattacks that were previously hidden, reports Deborah Gage for VentureWire. The startup applies big data ...
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