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Veeva Systems, which makes Web-based software for pharmaceutical companies, is going public.

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Veeva Systems, which makes Web-based software for pharmaceutical companies, is going public.

Veeva’s IPO Isn’t Twitter-Hot, but It Should Make One Investor Very Rich

(Updates valuation in 2nd paragraph.) Amid all the hype around Twitter’s initial public offering and the investors poised to strike it rich, one of the year’s biggest venture capital wins has nothing to do with hashtags. Five years ago, Emergence...

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Keith Rabois during TechCrunch Disrupt New York May 2011 in New York City.

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Keith Rabois during TechCrunch Disrupt New York May 2011 in New York City.

Former Square COO Rabois Targets Health Care in First Venture Bet

Keith Rabois successfully took on the finance and recruiting industries as an early executive at PayPal, LinkedIn and Square. A newly minted venture capitalist, Rabois’s next target is the similarly entrenched world of health care. After an alleged improper relationship,...

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Lux Capital is investing in areas of science that many venture capitalists have backed away from.

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Lux Capital is investing in areas of science that many venture capitalists have backed away from.

Lux Capital Raises $245 Million to Fund Unpopular Science Startups

Over the past half-decade, venture capitalists have been retreating from biotech and energy, burned by bad bets and turned off by excessive costs. Meanwhile, one firm with former executives from Pfizer and the Central Intelligence Agency is doubling down. Lux...

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Esther Dyson is still excited about the possibilities with collecting data, and health devices that can give real-time feedback.

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Esther Dyson is still excited about the possibilities with collecting data, and health devices that can give real-time feedback.

Angel Investor Esther Dyson Increases Dosage in Health Startups

Angel investor Esther Dyson continues to spread her wings. The former technology analyst found success as an early backer of photo-sharing service Flickr and bookmarking site Delicious, both of which sold to Yahoo. She’s on the boards of high-profile sites...

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Businesses that provide off-site services, such as day care centers, may pay referral fees to Care.com.

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Businesses that provide off-site services, such as day care centers, may pay referral fees to Care.com.

Care.com Acquires Besser Betreut as Website Expands Internationally

  Care.com, a website that helps consumers find local care providers for children, seniors and pets, is acquiring Berlin-based Besser Betreut GmbH to fuel international expansion. The two companies combined will have about 7 million members, said Sheila Lirio Marcelo,...

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Practice Fusion's mission is to get rid of paper charts, spreadsheets and schedules by providing a free and easy-to-use digital storage system.

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Practice Fusion's mission is to get rid of paper charts, spreadsheets and schedules by providing a free and easy-to-use digital storage system.

Startups Bring Capital, Innovation to Online Health Services

The Internet has made it drop-dead simple to book travel, search for restaurants and find a movie date. But when it comes to health services, the web is still in the Dark Ages. Medical records are stashed in disparate file cabinets and consumers...

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