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  • August 27, 2014

    Workboard is a free team group effort and productivity app that assists managers communicate goals, preferences and opinions for their teams to follow and share action items and get rid of manual status reports.

  • Ask most executives and managers if they are great leaders and you’ll hear, “No, but I have every intention of becoming one!” Aligning time, skills and effort to the intention to build leadership skill and capacity is not easy, but it is more important than ever.

  • August 26, 2014

    Sequent Software, the world’s leading provider of digital issuance and open wallet platform-as-a-service, announced today that it has been awarded a key patent for simplifying mobile payments and enabling fast and seamless transactions at merchants through the “One Tap” mobile payments functionality.

  • Panzura, the pioneer of next generation enterprise storage infrastructure for the cloud era, today announced that it has been recognized as one of 2014′s hottest emerging technology vendors by CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel.

  • Eyefi, the global leader in connecting digital cameras across devices and to the Internet, today announced an official integration with IFTTT (short for If This Then That).

  • August 21, 2014

    Panzura, the leading global provider of locking file and cloud storage systems, today announced that top engineering, planning and allied services firm Hanson Professional Services Inc., has enabled global CAD and BIM (Building Information Management) collaboration and reduced its operational costs through infrastructure consolidation by implementing Panzura technology.

  • August 20, 2014

    The mobile App Performance Management (mAPM, if you care for a new acronym) that is Crittercism has released a transaction management solution optimized for mobile and connected apps.

  • August 14, 2014

    Clarizen has upgraded its social collaboration and project management software with improvements to its user interface, charting functionality, discussion forum feature and password administration.

  • August 12, 2014

    Applause, the 360° app quality company, announced that it has partnered with Crittercism, the leader in mobile App Performance Management (mAPM).

  • August 11, 2014

    Space‐Time Insight, the leading provider of next‐generation situational intelligence solutions, today announced the acquisition of EPS-M from Utilicase, advanced asset analytics software for more than 85 variants of utility generation, transmission and distribution assets across 18 asset classes.

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Opus in the Media

  • May 28, 2014

    …Our speaker, Carl Showalter, a partner at Opus Capital and an experienced investor with a long history in Silicon Valley, offers insights and wisdom on how a founder should think about the fundraising process.

  • July 19, 2012

    On June 29, 2007, the first iPhone went on sale. The Apple (AAPL) device benefited from breathless advance buzz but also had its skeptics: It cost $600 and had no physical keyboard, limited e-mail options, and no copy-and-paste.

  • October 6, 2011

    Bob Borchers worked at Apple from 2004 to 2009, as a senior director of worldwide product marketing – iPhone.

  • September 26, 2011

    The Wharton Entrepreneurs Workshop, developed jointly by Wharton | San Francisco and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, features Carl Showalter, co-founder and general partner at Opus Capital

  • June 6, 2011

    The future of mobile will largely be defined by the small, creative entrepreneurs and companies that leverage the device capabilities in new and interesting ways.

  • August 2, 2010

    New York-based Payfone Inc. has stepped out of the shadows with $11 million in Series B funding led by Opus Capital Ventures. Bob Borchers, a general partner at Opus and a veteran of Apple Inc., made the investment for his firm.

  • January 8, 2010

    “The general mechanics and value chain for digital music are starting to converge,” says Bob Borchers, a general partner with Opus Capital who headed Apple Inc.’s iPhone worldwide marketing. “What the players will be, what their roles will be — there’s still a lot of room yet to go.”

  • September 11, 2009

    With the economy still struggling, he says the right investments in mobile today could pay off big time as the economy improves and consumers and businesses gain more buying power.

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