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Denver, CO, March 11, 2013 --( CipherPoint™ a leading provider of transparent content security for SharePoint, cloud collaboration, and other web-based applications, announced that it was named “most likely to succeed” by a panel of VC’s and investors at last weeks Venture Capital in the Rockies conference (VCIR), a leading showcase for technology companies in the Rocky Mountain Region. CipherPoint was one of 22 presenting companies at the event, which showcased companies from Arizona, Colorado and Utah. “Following our SINET and Rice Alliance top technology company awards, we’re pleased to have been selected as the “most likely to succeed” from among the 22 most promising technology companies in the Rocky Mountain region” said Mike Fleck, CEO, CipherPoint. “CipherPoint is experiencing strong growth in our customer base, we’re growing our team, and we are well... (more)

Crossing Automation Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Asyst Technologies' Atmospheric Wafer Handling and Automation Assets

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Crossing Automation, Inc., ( today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Asyst Technologies' atmospheric technologies and IP including the sorter, EFEM (equipment front end module) and RFID products. Crossing's existing investment partners Tallwood Venture Capital and Intel Capital continue to support the company's expansion. Specific terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Industry veteran Robert MacKnight, as Executive Chairman at Crossing Automation, will lead the integration process folding Asyst's hardware, service and spares assets and personnel into Crossing's wafer-level automation business. Since the launch of its ExpressConnect(TM) and ExpressSolutions(TM) capabilities earlier this year, Crossing has been actively working to expand the com... (more)

Everything Channel's CRN Test Center Unveils The Sprout Award Winners

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Everything Channel, a division of United Business Media, today announced The Sprout Award winners which were revealed at XChange '09. The Sprout Awards spotlight companies that are in the earliest stages of promising technology and product development in areas including Client application, Client hardware, Server application, Server hardware, Cloud computing, Storage, Networking, Wireless, Mobility, Social Networking, Consumer Electronics and more. The award program was created in conjunction with The Sightline Group to recognize leading technology startup companies. (Logo: ) "The next wave of technology innovation is being pioneered right now in rented office spaces, garages - even tables at coffee shops. We created The Sprout Awards to introduce these promisi... (more)

Los Angeles County Tech Week Spotlights Technology Innovation Born in L.A. County

ALTADENA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/22/09 -- The 8th anniversary of L.A. County Tech Week was commemorated today by more than 500 high technology companies, developers, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, angel investors, teachers, students and members of the media. They all gathered at the Business Technology Center (BTC) in Altadena, CA to confer the 2009 L.A. County Technology Leadership Awards and celebrate the vibrant state of the technology landscape in Los Angeles County. Barbara McQuiston, Special Assistant for Energy, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and former L.A. County entrepreneur, gave the keynote address. "McQuiston's keynote speech, 'Small Turbulent Beginnings, Grow Great Enterprises' was the perfect illustration of what L.A. County Tech Week encompasses, including the processes and steep learning curve that start-up entrepreneurs ... (more)

Governor Rendell Says New Medical Review Company Will Create Nearly 100 Jobs in Wilkes-Barre

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a boost from state investments, a start-up medical review services company will establish its headquarters in downtown Wilkes-Barre and create nearly 100 jobs within three years, Governor Edward G. Rendell announced today. Federal Review Services LLC, a newly-formed company that performs medical reviews for medical insurance providers, will establish its headquarters in Public Square in downtown Wilkes-Barre. The project will create at least 96 jobs within three years. "The company's decision to set up shop in Wilkes-Barre and create nearly 100 family-sustaining jobs would be great news at any time, but it is especially welcome news now," said Governor Rendell. "This project illustrates how the commonwealth's ongoing economic development efforts are providing crucial assistance to companies in all stages ... (more)

Merck Serono Announces the Creation of Asceneuron, the Third Spin-Off Company From Its Entrepreneur Partnership Program

GENEVA, October 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Asceneuron will develop Merck Serono's research programs in the area of Alzheimer's disease Merck Serono will invest € 5 million as seed funding Merck Serono, a division of Merck, Darmstadt, Germany, announced today the creation of Asceneuron, a spin-off company resulting from its Entrepreneur Partnership Program (EPP) launched in April 2012. Asceneuron will focus on the development of therapies for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and Tau protein-related pathologies, by advancing Merck Serono's preclinical programs targeting these conditions towards clinical testing as rapidly as possible. Merck Serono will invest € 5 million as seed funding. Merck Serono Ventures will manage the investment and will be represented on the company's board of directors. "This new company creation around Merck Serono's valuable assets in neur... (more)

EverFi Presents Universal Authentication Solution At The White House "Education Datapalooza"

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EverFi, Inc., the leading education technology company for critical skills, today presented its universal authentication solution at the White House's "Education Datapalooza," an event highlighting innovators and entrepreneurs who are using freely available data to build products, services, and apps with the potential to advance educational achievement.  Universal authentication allows students and teachers to access their online education resources using a single username and password. EverFi has partnered with Mozilla and North Carolina's Anson County School District to build and deploy a new system that allows students to log on to the EverFi platform and other online education systems using a single login backed by their existing Anson County email address. EverFi Chief Technology Officer Adam Wenchel showcased this techn... (more)

Richmont Mines Reports Results for the Third Quarter of 2012

MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/08/12 -- Richmont Mines Inc. (TSX:RIC)(NYSE Amex:RIC)(NYSE MKT:RIC), ("Richmont" or the "Corporation"), today announced financial and operational results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2012. Financial results are based on International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS") and dollars are reported in Canadian currency, unless otherwise noted. Highlights: -- Q3 2012 net earnings of $0.3 million, or $0.01 per share, versus Q3 2011 net earnings of $6.1 million, or $0.19 per share; Year-to-date net loss of $28.5 million, or $0.85 per share, versus net earnings of $19.8 million, or $0.63 per share, in the first nine months of 2011; -- Year-to-date adjusted net earnings(1) of $0.8 million, or $0.02 per share, versus adjusted net earnings of $17.5 million, or $0.55 per share, in the first nine months of 2011; -- ... (more)

CloudNoc™, the Leader in Cloud Monitoring, Remediation and Infrastructure Management

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- About CloudNoc™: Our company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, the heart of the Silicon Valley. CloudNoc™ offers centralized services that combine a fully integrated monitoring and help-desk system with top-notch systems engineers to provide clients with unprecedented value – monitoring, 24/7 NOC, operations and fully managed infrastructure solutions at minimal costs.  (Logo: We are the only Cloud centric Monitoring, Remediation and Infrastructure Management Provider on the market today. We live and breathe operations! Some providers charge you a fixed fee, but CloudNoc™ uses a pay as you go pricing model, so you only pay for what you use. There is no complex setup or big commitment, you can sign up with a credit card and use CloudNoc™ when you need it. On-Dem... (more)

The Startech Foundation and UT Health Science Center Announce $1.99 Million Texas Emerging Technology Fund Award to Admittance Technologies, Inc.

Startech today announced the investment of $1.99 million in Admittance Technologies, Inc. by the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (ETF). The investment is for development and commercialization of Admittance Technologies’ innovative technology platform, CardioVol™, which allows real-time blood volume measurement using existing pacemaker components and lead systems to both detect disease and treat patients with the devices. Jim Poage, President and CEO of Startech, David Weiss, Ph.D., Vice President for Research at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, and Marc Feldman, M.D., Founder and CEO of Admittance Technologies, participated in the media conference and ceremonial disbursement at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. “We proudly announce Admittance Technologies as the most recent recipient of ETF funding in San Antonio,” said Jim Po... (more)

Accent Extends Its Market Leading Position In ZigBee Solutions With ZigBee IP and SEP 2.0

Accent, a world leading semiconductor supplier of smart grid communications and metering technologies, announced today that it will incorporate the ZigBee® Alliance’s IPv6-based software stack developed by Grid2Home, developer of Smart Energy Profile 2.0 (SEP 2.0) communication technologies, as a part of its innovative ASMgrid2 silicon and software system solutions. The new offering complements Accent’s comprehensive software support which already includes ZigBee PRO as well as other critical communication stacks required by the smart grid industry. ZigBee technology has become the de-facto standard for enabling home area network (HAN) communication from a residence’s smart meter and has been integrated in the majority of advanced smart meters already installed. Similarly, Accent’s has achieved a dominant market position with 1 in 4 ZigBee-enabled smart meters ship... (more)