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VCs from all over the globe, wrote 84 checks to fund 54 companies in the DC Region last quarter. Thanks to the very active state funds of Maryland, and Virginia, and multiple regional deals completed by New Atlantic Venture Partners (NEA), Revolution, and Grotech. Undisclosed funders, likely local DC Angel or Read More

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In DC the days of risk taking, early stage Venture Capitalists seems to be dead or dying. Of the 54 deals completed in the DC region last quarter, there were a total of  3 seed and 22 early stage while the remainder were expansion and later stage deals*. Yet DC Read More

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Interesting trends in DC last quarter including: an increase in total deals a shift in money being invested at home as opposed to outside the region a marked increase in early stage deals Virginia’s CIT and Maryland’s TEDCO funds were uber-active Two Zombies, Valhalla and Novak Biddle woke up to a a little early stage Read More

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The updated list of popular DC Tech and DC-based business blogs sorted by Alexa Ranking Name Alexa Global Rank Link Description Capital Business 406 http://www.washingtonpost.com/capital_business Steven Overly and Other Washington Post Staffers Wash Biz Journal 2,390 http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/blog/techflash/ Bill Flook makes this mostly Real Estate focused journal relevant to DC Tech. InTheCapital 22,471 http://inthecapital.com/ In The Capital CadreDC Blog 94,018 http://www.cadredc.com/blog/ Cadre's Derek and Melanie Coburn's blog about DC Busness and Read More

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DC Area Venture Firms as rated by members of The Funded. Founders rank VC firms on a 1 to 5 scale in the following categories: Track Record, Operating Competence, Pitching Efficiency, Favorable Deal Terms, Execution Assistance Rank   Firm Rating Raters 1   Telecom Dev Fund TDF 4.3 5 2   New Atlantic Ventures 4.1 20 3   Updata 3.6 10 4   MD TEDCO 3.5 3 5   New Enterprise Assoc 3.4 60 6   New Markets  3.3 2 7   Paladin 3.2 7 8   Amplifier Ventures 3 4 9   Grotech 3 3 10   Novak Biddle 2.9 21 11   Core Capital 2.8 15 12   Edison Venture  2.6 25 13   VA CIT Read More

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VC Firm Name State Deals DC Deals Early/Seed Abs Capital Partners LP  MD  1 0 0 Blue Heron Capital LLC  VA  1 1 0 Camden Partners  MD  1 0 0 CIT GAP Funds  VA  3 3 3 CNF Investments LLC  MD  1 0 0 Columbia Capital  VA  1 0 0 Core Capital Partners  DC  4 0 0 Edison NJ 2 1 0 Envest Ventures  VA  1 0 1 Fortify Ventures LLC  DC  8 5 8 Grotech Ventures  MD  1 0 1 In-Q-Tel, Inc.  VA  1 0 0 JMI Equity  MD  2 0 0 Kinetic Ventures LLC  MD  1 0 1 Medimmune LLC  MD  1 0 0 Monumental Venture Partners VA  1 0 1 New Atlantic Ventures  VA  3 1 1 New England Partners  VA  1 0 0 New Read More

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Mr Cranky has a tendency to get over-cranked and sometimes, okay most of the time, ignores the good. I justify that by saying that there are enough outlets celebrating all that exists as good that just another voice puffing up our hot air startup balloon would not add any significant Read More

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A look at the most active VCs headquartered or with Offices in the DC Region.  Companies in Blue are headquartered outside DC. Numbers are gleaned from web articles and PWC MoneyTree. <cke:body> <p>This page uses frames, but your browser doesn't support them.</p> </cke:body> Read More

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