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After poking Facebook, life ain't easy for a site named Tsu

...ago, has grown quickly; CEO Sebastian Sobczak says it has 4 million members. It has raised about $11 million in venture capital.Facebook's Tsu purge came without warning and affected a swath of users that included rap artist 50 Cent, who...
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Familiar face becomes APFC pope of the trans-Alaska liquefied natural gas project known as AKLNG.Rodell called investing in the pipeline "venture capital at this point" and said a decision on investment would have to come from Alaskans. If the state needs $10 billion...
Funding a sustainable Southeast

...development bank, a community development credit union, a community development loan fund, a community development venture capital fund, a microenterprise development loan fund or a community development corporation.Revolving loan fund: A source...
William Morris IV named CEO of Morris Communications

...Augusta in 1995 and became president of Morris Communications Co. in 1996.In 2013, he was named CEO of Morris Venture Capital, a new division of Morris Communications.He has served on the boards of several media industry organizations and...
Boardroom offers form, function in a workspace

...encounters."That expectation has proven true in Anchorage, where Szymoniak said they've had a tech firm, a venture capital group, a traveling cocktail company and more form within their walls.Friedlander, a self-professed extrovert...
Juneau's future, seen in sepia

...initiative on the part of most of the areas' smaller entrepreneurs," the 1964 plan concluded. "Although the cost of venture capital is high and attracting large outside industries has proven most difficult, most residents demonstrate an abiding faith...
My Turn: Juneau's tennis tragedy

...I read for insight, "The Purpose Economy." The venture capital company that is killing our tennis is only interested...the entrance is sterile and uninviting.When the venture capital company took over, it destroyed the one good thing...
'Angel fund' aim: link investors , new businesses

...had disbursed two investments, totalling $200,000, into the fledgling company. Angel funds, also known as venture capital funds, are groups that make high-risk investments into budding businesses, often in exchange for ownership. Because...
The Alaska Permanent Fund and Romney's Bain Capital

...private equity gatekeeper, it is more likely to be very broad, he said."We may tell them we want more or less venture capital," Burns said, so as to keep the total portfolio from getting out of balance. Under Romney, Bain has been accused...
Fast-growing fish may never wind up on your plate

...and Memorial University of Newfoundland. Initial financing came from Boston-area investors and biotech-focused venture capital funds, but the company has burned through more than $67 million since it started.According to its mid-year financial...


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