Groupon-Backer New Enterprise Associates Sets Up Shop In Chicago

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http://techcrunch.com – New Enterprise Associates, the venture firm that has backed Groupon, Salesforce, Workday, Fusion-io, and others, is opening an outpost in Chicago, to serve its growing portfolio in the region. The announcement was made in conjunction with an investment in Chicago-based payments platform Braintree. Currently, the firm, which has $13 billion under management, has U.S. offices in the Washington, D.C. region, Menlo Park, Calif., and New York City, as well as affiliate operations in Shanghai and Beijing, China; and Bangalore and Mumbai, India. “NEA partners with great entrepreneurs around the wor (IT news)