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  • Rigetti Computing Raises $2.5M To Create Commercial Quantum Systems

    August 12, 2014

    Rigetti Computing wants to be one of the companies that leads the effort to create an ecosystem around quantum computing. Founded by a former high-ranking researcher at IBM and Yale, the company plans to bring consistent performance improvements to the field through an iterative, simulation-driven prototyping process. Continue Reading

  • Savioke raises $2M to bring a personable robot to the service industry

    April 9, 2014

    "Steve Cousins, the former CEO of famed robotics lab Willow Garage, wants to move the new generation of human-friendly robots into the service sector. His latest startup, Savioke, announced today that it has raised $2 million in seed funding to further develop its first autonomous, easy-to-use robot." Continue Reading  

  • DataTorrent Raises $8 Million in Series A Funding Led by August Capital

    August 15, 2013

    "DataTorrent, developers of the first Hadoop-based real-time Big Data streaming platform, announced today that it has raised $8 million in a Series A round of funding, led by August Capital and closed in May 2013." Continue Reading  

  • CardSpring Raises $10 Million To Connect Payments To The Web

    January 31, 2012

    "Cardspring is creating an application platform that will allow Web and mobile developers to write applications for credit cards and other types of payments. Cardspring attaches itself to the payment network in a secure fashion on one side, and on the other it presents itself as a platform for developers to create payment apps via Web-standard APIs. It is a bridge between the two networks." Continue Reading  

  • HipGeo Shows Us Next Generation Location at CES

    January 10, 2012

    "Think mobile check in, photo and travel app all rolled into one — but the best thing about HipGeo is that it keeps where you went, how you got there and what the place looked like together in one place. A travel diary you can share with whoever you want to." Continue reading on Forbes....

  • Science Exchange’s Marketplace For Research Facilities Gets A $1.5 Million Boost

    December 2, 2011

    "I really like Science Exchange, largely because it could actually speed up the pace of scientific research." - Jason Kincaid, Techcrunch   More

  • Social Spam Start-Up Impermium Gets $8 Million In Wake of Facebook Attack

    November 17, 2011

    Former Yahoo “spam czar” Mark Risher just got $8 million of venture-capital funding for his new start-up, Impermium, that’s created technology for social network sites to combat spam. More

  • Website Launched

    August 8, 2011

    Welcome to Morado Venture Partners' home on the web. Discover a little bit more about the fund, our portfolio and more.