Highland Capital

  • Calling All Student Entrepreneurs: Highland Capital Wants You

    VC firm Highland Capital Partners is issuing a call for applicants for their 3rd annual “Summer@Highland” entrepreneurship program. Highland is trying to tap into the same early-stage, young talent pool as start-up incubators like Y Combinator and TechStars. Highland’s 10 week program is only open to enrolled graduate and undergraduate students or recent graduates (no later… Read More

  • Spurned By Google, Digg Taps VCs For $29 Million C Round

    After being passed up by Google for an acquisition in the $200-million range, social news site Digg is going it alone with a fresh $28.7 million infusion of capital. The C round was led by new investor Highland Capital Partners, which as joined by existing investors Greylock Partners, Omidyar Network, SVB Capital. That brings the total amount the company has raised to $40 million since it… Read More