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Private Equity Top of Class for Educational Deals

Private Equity Top of Class for Educational Deals

Companies like Teach Now and 2U are trailblazers in the realm of online teacher certification and preparation. Each year, these types of virtual education companies are becoming increasingly valuable to private equity companies.   Michael Wursthorn January 18, 2013 via Dow Jones & Company, Inc….

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Some see it as failure, we see it as just the beginning

Some see it as failure, we see it as just the beginning

He Failed on ‘Shark Tank’—but So What? Entrepreneur Jamie Siminoff on How Startups Can Compete for Tech Talent by Caitlin Huston via The Wall Street Journal Failing to get funding on “Shark Tank,” the entrepreneurship reality TV show, didn’t sink Jamie Siminoff’s most recent startup….

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One Woman’s Journey From Israel’s Elite Army Corps to Tech Startup Founder

One Woman’s Journey From Israel’s Elite Army Corps to Tech Startup Founder

By Gwen Ackerman via Bloomberg.com Marina Orenstein was used to being alone in the ladies room while serving in the Israeli army’s 8200 intelligence corps, the vaunted unit that has spawned countless technology startups including Check Point Software Technologies. Now a mother of two, Orenstein,…

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Chicklabs Featured in the Orange County Register

Chicklabs Featured in the Orange County Register

Many thanks to Lily Leung for her wonderful article about Chicklabs in the Orange County Register today. We are especially grateful for her mentions of our companies Wrapadoo and Immuno Gum. Check out our Companies page to learn about Plans in Place, Hot Moms Club, and…

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The Pitfalls of the Perpetual Startup

The Pitfalls of the Perpetual Startup

When is a startup no longer a startup? Or a better question, when should a startup stop calling itself a startup? Diana Ransom explores these questions and gives insight into the positive and negative effects of calling your business a “startup” in the marketplace and with investors….

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