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June 12, 2013

Start-Up Plexxi Raises $20 Million

Stealthy start-up Plexxi landed $20 million of series C funding from its existing investors, North Bridge Partners and Matrix Partners, from Boston area and Lightspeed Venture Partners, the Silicon Valley investor. The company also raised a few years ago a series A and B funding amounted at $28.38 million from these investors. Along with this C... read more »


May 29, 2013

$60 Million of Funding for Lyft

Ride-sharing service Lyft raised $60 million round of venture capital financing led by Andreessen Horowitz. The new round of funding will enable Lyft to greatly expand not only in the USA, but also abroad, declared founder John Zimmer. Scott Weiss, general partner at Andreessen Horowitz will join the board as general partner. This will bring... read more »


May 12, 2013

29 Year Old Man Raises 33 Million USD

A young man, Mike Brown from Bowery Capital, traveled for the last year all over the country and rural towns. Still, this was neither a vacation nor a fun activity. This is how a less than 30 year old man thinks of launching his own venture capital company. Although it was a very demanding period, this past year paid off, he met with many... read more »


April 11, 2013

ForgeRock Lands $15 Million Series B Funding

ForgeRock, a start-up San Francisco based company, provider of identity and access management software, closed yesterday $15 million series B round of funding. The venture capital funding was led by Foundation Capital and Accel Partners, a prior investor of the company. Accel Partners was the investor that led the series A round of funding and... read more »


March 8, 2013

Handshakez Gets $ 3.6 Million in Series A Funding

A few days ago Handshakez got a $ 3.6 million in series A round of funding that was led by Austin Ventures. At the funding First Round Capital, CrunchFund, Floodgate and Valhalla Partners also participated. Chief Executive Officer Jason Wesbecher explained that the company was planning to close the series A round of funding before the summer,... read more »


February 13, 2013

Startup Infinio Gets $ 10 Million of Funding

Startup Infinio, a developing software company based in Cambridge, recently declared that they raised a series A round of founding amounted at $ 10 million. The round of funding was led by the new investors Highland Capital Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners. Infinio’s officials declared that the software that it produces is designed to... read more »


February 3, 2013

Transaction that Will Produce More than $2 Million in Funding

(General Metals Corporation) announced recently that they entered into a letter of intent with Open Gold Corp ] in order to raise capital and thus provide greater access to their capital needs in the future. As per the terms, more than $2 million are expected to be raised. The completion of the transaction depends on the final agreement between... read more »


January 16, 2013

$ 1 Million of Seed Funding for 15Five

The San Francisco based company, 15Five, the software firm which focuses on producing creating transparency in an organization through efficient communication practices, announced receiving seed funding from Richmond Global amounted at $ 1 million. 500 Startups, David Sacks, John Ham, Ben Parr and Jason Calacanis, Ben Ling and Matt Brezina offered... read more »


January 7, 2013

Expansion Funds for Juniper

As Juniper Inc. is presently in an expansion mode, it raised a total of $ 101.7 million in an all equity round of financing. No less than 27 investors were part of the investment but not all of the named in the filling. The representatives from Jupiter did not respond to the request for a comment to this matter. The offering was completed on... read more »


December 20, 2012

$ 2.5 Million of Funding for Tubular

San Francisco start-up, Tubular recently raised $ 2.5 million of venture capital in order to serve for the growing YouTube industry. Though YouTube was known as the unknown of the online video market, things changed radically and now Google has been trying to raise the quality of YouTube content by making a series of investments and cultivating... read more »


December 12, 2012

Cloudera Gets $ 65 Million of Fund

San Francisco based company, Cloudera, raised recently $ 65 million in new series E round of funding. The round of funding was led by investor Accel Partners. Greylock Partners, In – Q – Tel, Ignition Partners and Meritech Capital Partners participated. After this funding, the company was valuated at around $ 700 million. The company raised $... read more »


November 26, 2012

Refinancing for NPC International, Inc.

Recently, NPC International, Inc. announced the refinancing the outstanding term loan of $ 368 million and revolving credit facility of $ 100 million. Among the results was the fact that it lengthens the maturity date of the revolving credit facility by one year. The Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of NPC International, Inc., Jim Schwartz,... read more »


November 11, 2012

$ 5 Million of Equity Financing for Aegis Mobility

Aegis, with the most complete distracted driving market solution portfolio, has more than $ 12 million invested until the present moment. Aegis Mobility announced recently that it closed the most recent round of equity funding of $ 5 million. Chicago Angel Groups and West Michigan led the financing. Mr. John Ulczycki, the Vice President of... read more »


November 6, 2012

ItsOn Mobile Company Gets $ 15.5 Million in Funding

ItsOn got $ 15.5 million of venture funding from Andreessen Horowitz. The firm also got a round of funding from Verizon Communications, Best Buy and Vodafone Group Plc. The money will be used to power an original service for one of the biggest mobile suppliers in America at the beginning of next year. ItsOn was founded in 2008 by former... read more »


October 29, 2012

Lerer Ventures Gets $ 36 Million in Funds

Lerer Ventures, a seed company investment in 2010 in New York, which is owned by father and son, Kenneth and Ben Lerer, has managed to raise its biggest funding so far. It is the third round of funding until now. Along with their other co-founders, Steve Schlafman, Eric Hippeau and Jordan Cooper, the Lerer men will offer the raised money mostly... read more »


October 22, 2012

$ 6 Million in Funding for Gigwalk

Gigwalk, a San Francisco based company was backed by Accelerator Ventures, August Capital, Harrison Metal, SoftTech Venture Capital, Founder Collective, Greylock Discovery and AdMob founder Omar Hamoui in a $ 6 million series A venture funding. The money will be used to enlarge and develop the company’s mobile tech and market. Also, Gigwalk... read more »


October 15, 2012

Investors Pull Back from Cleantech

Whether it is an angel investor or a big equity investment company, all investors are pulling back when it comes to energy funding. Still, one class of cleantech companies hasn’t lost this privilege of getting the investment that they need. These companies are the ones that merge different trends in information tech. During this period, the... read more »


September 30, 2012

WeddingWire Closes a $ 25 Million Deal with Spectrum Equity

Website operator WeddingWire got a $ 25 million investment from private equity firm Spectrum Equity. This is the 3rd major investment in the last year that was put into the fast developing website. Spectrum Equity will become the biggest holder, although it will not have full powers of control. The equity company, which focuses on information... read more »


September 10, 2012

Quirky Gets $ 68 Million of Funding

Quirky Inc, a start – up, a company that develops ideas for client products offered online by inventors, raised an amount of $ 68 million. The money will be used in order to develop new countries and products. Officials declared that the deal values the company at more than $ 150 million and that the investment is led by the investor... read more »


August 29, 2012

U.S. Bank and Artis Closes a $ 43 Million Loan

On the 29th of August U.S. Bank and Artis, based in Canada, announced that they closed a $ 43 million loan for Artis’ acquisition of MAX at Kierland office building from Scottsdale, Arizona. The building was built in the year of 2008 and is of 258,312 square feet, Class A. It consists of 6 stories Class A office room built on 6.7 acres of... read more »


August 19, 2012

Pharmaceutical Company Raises $ 3,475,000

BioSante Pharmaceuticals announced on Friday, 17th of August 2012 that it received $ 3,475,000 in direct offering of securities from an institutional investor. The company anticipates that it will receive a net amount of $ 3,3 million after the fees of the placement agent and offering expenses. BioSante Pharmaceuticals has offered its consent... read more »


August 8, 2012

PLUMgrid Raises $ 10.7 Million For An Ambitious And Futuristic Project

PLUMgrid, a ventor of network infrastructure software, that sells solutions for network virtualization, secured $ 10.7 million in Series A funding recently. The investor were Hummer Winblad and US Venture Partners. The investment will help the successful company to further build an operation system serving... read more »


July 30, 2012

Recapitalization Fund for ProBank

ProBank, a locally owned community bank, which is very committed to the community and has a great involvement in the local organizations, has raised 4.6 Million USD since this February. The recapitalization started 5 months ago with a private placement memorandum. It then offered a later add – on of 5 million USD as 10 million shares. This... read more »


July 19, 2012

PENNVEST Loan to Pennsylvania American Water Helps Expand Secure Water Services to Washington County

On the 18th of July, Pennsylvania American Water declared having received a $2.2 million low-interest loan from PENNVEST (Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority) to finance its plans of extending water services in Cecil, Independence, Jefferson, Mount Pleasant and North Franklin Township in Washington County.In these specific places the... read more »


May 2, 2011

Successful companies in the fields of social media, life care sciences and travel

Venture capitalists orient their choices regarding the companies they want to fund based on the most important trends on the market, whishing thus to invest in companies that are sure to bring them a high return rate. If last year showed us that the venture capitalists’ attention has been drawn by the fields of energy saving and life care, this... read more »


April 24, 2011

Domains that get Venture Capitalists to fund: electronic shopping services, photo and moving objects applications

If you are trying to raise venture capital for your company, you should know that you first need a strong and profitable business idea they can hook up to. Even though venture capitalists are attracted by many types of businesses, there are some particular fields that hold the mainstream of funding every season. If the first quarter of the year... read more »


February 10, 2011

Angel Round of $600,000 for Start Up SpeakerText

SpeakerText, a start up based in San Francisco, CA, founded in 2008, announced that it has raised $600,000 in an angel round. The funding was led by Mitch Kapor, the founder of Lotus Development Corporation and a successful entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist and activist. Also, Dave McClure, the founder of 500 Startups and Startup2Startup,... read more »


February 9, 2011

Edmond de Rothschild Investement Partners leads $48.4 million in venture capital investment for Cellnovo

The UK-based developer of the first mobile diabetes management system, Cellnovo has raised $48.4 million in a Series B financing round. This round was led by Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners but Forbion Capital Partners, Auriga Partners, NBGI Venture and Credit... read more »


February 3, 2011

Photo Sharing Application Start-Up Company Gets $7 Million of Funding

The San Francisco, CA start-up company, Instagram, that was set up in 2010, that creates a photo sharing application for the iPhone, has raised a $7 million in its first big round of funding. This round of financing was led by Benchmark Capital, the Silicon Valley based venture capitalist and other prestigious investment companies, such as... read more »


January 11, 2011

Investment of $9.25 million for Software Company Confidela Ltd.

Start-up Confidela Ltd., a software company based in Mountain View, California which creates a product called WatchDox, a documents tracking, control and protection product, has just announced today that it raised $9.25 million from Shlomo Kramer, the co founder of Imperva and Check Point. Also, to this round of financing joined Gemini Israel... read more »


December 23, 2010

Funding for 1366 Technologies

1366 Technologies, a Lexington, Massachusetts start up company based in 2007, has recently raised $20 million in series B financing from the Korean Hanwha Chemical and one of Europe’s top clean technology investors, Ventizz Capital Fund IV L.P. This round of financing will allow the company to take into production its revolutionary technology,... read more »


December 21, 2010

Private Investment for the Fast Growing Internet Company

Bleacher Report, an internet company, that has proved to be one of the fast growing sites on the internet companies, has recently closed $10.5 million in Series C funding. The financing round was led by the venture capital and growth equity company, the San Francisco based Crosslink Capital. The news was announced yesterday by Brian Grey, the... read more »


December 17, 2010

Venture Capitalist Ignition Growth Capital Puts in Money for Spoken Communications

Spoken Communications is a company founded in 2005 and it has its headquarters in Bellevue, Washington, USA. It is the leading provider of a technology of speech recognition for hosted virtual call center systems and call centers. Its hosted ACD (Avaya Automated Call... read more »


December 15, 2010

Series G Financing for the Car Sharing Service Zipcar

Car sharing services Zipcar has announced earlier today that it raised $21 million in a Series G round which was led by Meritech Capital Partners that offered a $20 million investment and Pinnache Ventures that contributed with $1 million. This founding round was before the company even going public, delaying this action even longer. The... read more »


November 15, 2010

Mobile Photo App Instagram Raises $20 million in VC Funding

Instagram, a company that develops mobile photo applications, has raised a first round of funding of about $20 million on November 11th. The iPhone app seems to be adding artsy filters to photos and also sharing them across different social-media networks. Sequoia Capital has been reported to be positioned... read more »


October 6, 2010

Best Buy, BlackBerry Partners Fund and Chip Maker Qualcomm Invest $10 Million in Series B Funding for Viewdle

Tech start-up Viewdle, focused on facial recognition software, raised $ 10 Million from retailer Best Buy, BlackBerry Partners Fund and Qualcomm. This new funding round also included Anthem Venture Partners, Viewdle’s Series A investor. The capital will be used for launching new consumer products in the... read more »


September 29, 2010

Rypple Social Software Raises $7M From Bridgescale Partners

Rypple, the social software that makes feedback easy, closed $7m funding round yesterday. Based in Toronto, Canada, the two-year-old startup plans to use the funds for expanding the San Francisco new office. In the round led by Bridgescale Partners, participated Extreme Venture Partners, Edgestone Capital Ventures, Seymour Schulich, Peter... read more »


August 16, 2010

Venture Capital in South Africa

South African consortium leads a $455.5 million venture capital investment in Neotel Big companies are targeting South Africa. Top economies of the world are turning their eyes to the region. Why? Because there are lot of investment opportunities there and a growing potential for a successful market. This makes South Africa an interesting... read more »


August 5, 2010

Perkins Caufield & Byer leads $5 million in Series B funding for Puppet labs

Puppet Labs announced they closed the Series B funding with $5 million to secure the company’s growth by expanding its engineering team. Started back in 2005, Puppet Labs have seen a rapid growing after the first funding round of about $2 millions in 2009 from... read more »


August 5, 2010

Accel Partners leads $60 million Series A funding round for Atlassian

It seems Australia is too small for companies like Atlassian when they are on the fast track of development. This is why they look for new markets and opening offices in USA – San Francisco and Europe – Amsterdam. They recently got a boost of $60 millions in funding and it seems that the VC Australian market was too small for them as they... read more »


August 5, 2010

MK capital leads $8 million in Series C funding for TopSchool

After $3.2 million in 2008 and $7 million in 2009, TopSchool a startup from Denver secured these days a Series C funding of $8 million. The company gathered a total of $18.2 million in only 3 years, a solid proof of the investment potential in new technology to... read more »


July 21, 2010

Puppet Labs

Puppet Labs raised $5 million venture capital from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer Puppet Labs announced they closed the Series B funding with $5 million to secure the company’s growth by expanding its engineering team. Started back in 2005, Puppet Labs have... read more »


January 6, 2010

Top Venture Capital Firm Invests $15 Million in Acton Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Sequoia Capital invested $15 Million Wednesday, January 6th, in Series A financing with Acton Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for the inhalant AEROSPAN. This inhalant is a new type of aerosol inhalant that lacks the CFC base that older inhalants used to have. These types of inhalants are popping up in pharmacies all over the globe because they are more... read more »


December 9, 2009

Silicon Valley Bank Funds PlumChoice $10 Million in Bank Financing

Based in Bellerica, Massachusetts, PlumChoice announced today that it has just raised $10 million from Silicon Valley Bank in bank financing. This latest round of funding raises PlumChoice’s total equity to over $14.7 million... read more »


October 8, 2009

VC Firms, Early Bird Venture Capital and 360 Capital Lead €6 Million ($8,850,040.41) Investment in Series B Funding for BMEYE B. V.

Based in Amsterdam, one of Europe’s leaders in noninvasive cardiovascular monitoring technology, BMEYE B. V. announced today that it has just completed €6 million ($8,850,040.41) in series B funding from new investors, Early Bird Venture Capital and 360 Capital. Other investors who also participated in this round of funding include LSP or... read more »


October 7, 2009

VC Firm, Bay City Capital Leads $32 Million in Series B Funding for Epizyme

Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, one of the many biopharmaceutical companies that are making key discoveries in the field of genetic science, Epizyme announced today that it has closed $32 million in series B funding, which was led by Bay City Capital. Other investors who participated in this round of funding include Amgen Ventures, Astellas... read more »


October 7, 2009

Private Equity Firm, Aisling Capital Leads $55 Million in Series B Funding for TransEntrix

Based in Durham, North Carolina, a leading innovator in surgical solutions, TransEntrix, announced today that it has secured $55 million in series B funding, which was led by Aisling Capital. Other investors who participated in this round of funding include Intersouth Partners, Quaker BioVentures, SV Life Science Partners, Synergy Life Science... read more »


October 6, 2009

Private Investor Invests $1 Million in Seed Funding for ZoomSafer

Based in Reston, Virginia, an innovative leading driving distraction prevention solutions developer, ZoomSafer announced today that it has closed $1 million in seed funding from a private investor. Proceeds from the funding will go to launch new services for drivers who use the Blackberry RIM mobile devices. One of the most dangerous... read more »


October 6, 2009

Undisclosed Investors Invest $2.5 Million in ALung Technologies

Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ALung Technologies announced today that it has raised $2.5 million in funding from its existing investors, who are not disclosed to the public. Proceeds from this funding round will go to fund ALung’s international endeavors, which include the company’s German and Indian clinical trials. ALung... read more »


October 5, 2009

Investors, Verifone Holdings, RRE Ventures, and Venrock Invest an Undisclosed Amount in Series B Funding for Semtek

Based in San Diego, California, Santek announced today that it has closed an undisclosed amount of series B funding from Verifone Holdings, RRE Ventures, and Venrock. Before this round of funding, both PRE Ventures and Venrock joined the company’s private investors in adding extra funding to their series A funding. Founded in 1999,... read more »


October 2, 2009

VC Firms, Quaker BioVentures and Medlmmune Ventures Lead $10.75 Million in Series A Funding for Arginetix

Based in Baltimore, Maryland, a biopharmaceurtical innovator, Arginetix announced today that it has closed $10.75 million in series A funding, which was led by both Quaker BioVentures and Medlmmune Ventures. Other investors who participated in this funding round include the Maryland Healthcare Funding Corporation, Osage University Partners, Red... read more »


October 1, 2009

Google’s VC Arm Leads Undisclosed Amount in Investment in Series D Funding for Adimab

Based in Lebanon, New Hampshire, a leader in immune system and human antibody research, Adimab announced today that it has closed an undisclosed amount in series D funding with Google Ventures leading the funding round. Other investors who are participating in this round of funding include the company’s existing investors, Polaris Ventures, SV... read more »


October 1, 2009

Investor, Esaote Leads $6 Million Investment in Series E Funding for TechniScan Medical Systems

Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, breast ultrasound device developer, TechniScan Medical Systems, or TMS, announced today that it has just closed a $6 million in series E funding with leading international medical diagnostic equipment developer, Esaote providing over half of the funding. As part of the agreement of this funding, both companies will... read more »


September 30, 2009

VC Firm, Originate Ventures Leads $2.75 Million Investment in Series A Funding for ThermalTheraputic Systems

Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the developer of advanced hypothermia treatments, ThermalTherapeutics Systems, announced today that it has completed $2.75 million series A funding led by Originate Ventures. Other investors who participated in this round of funding include Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse and other undisclosed private... read more »


September 30, 2009

Investor, First Advantage Leads $2 Million Strategic Investment in EnticeLabs

Based in Provo, Utah, one of the United States’ leading online advertising recruitment companies, EnticeLabs, announced today that it has closed a strategic round of funding which was led by First Advantage. Other investors who participated in this round of funding include the original founders and investors of the company. Other investors... read more »


September 30, 2009

VC Firms, Claremont Creek Ventures and DFJ Invest $6.5 Million in TargetCast Networks

Based in San Ramon, California, TargetCast Networks, a leading purveyor of digital TV advertising announced today that it has received a second round of formal funding from DFJ and Claremont Creek Ventures totaling a net worth of $6.5 million. This round of funding comes on the heals of a $6.3 million series A funding round that was led by... read more »


September 28, 2009

VC Firm, I2BF Venture Capital Leads $9 Million in a Bridge Funding Round for South Korean Based Nesscap, Inc.

Based in Seoul, South Korea, South Korea’s leading power storage company, Nesscap, Inc., announced today that it has just closed a $9 million investment in a bridge funding which was led by British based vc firm, I2BF Venture Capital. Other vc firms that participated in this round of funding include local investors in the region, who are not... read more »


September 24, 2009

VC Firms, CTTV Investments LLC, Flagship Ventures, Khosla Ventures, and Lightspeed Venture Partners Invest $5 Million in .LS9, Inc.

Based in South San Francisco, California, renewable petroleum company, LS9, Inc announced today that it has closed a $5 million round of funding from CTTV Investments LLC, Flagship Ventures, Khosla Ventures, and Lightspeed Venture Partners. LS9, Inc is a privately owned company that specializes in renewable petroleum. LS9 creates renewable... read more »


September 22, 2009

VC Firm, JAFCO Ventures Leads $6 Million in Series B Funding for Vuclip

Based in Milpitas, California, one of the United States’ leading pioneers of video for mobile phones, Vuclip announced today that it has closed $6 million in series B funding lead by JAFCO Ventures. Other investors who participated in this round of funding include the company’s existing investor, New Enterprise Associates. Vuclip has... read more »


September 21, 2009

VC Firm, CHL Medical Partners Leads $20 Million Investment in Series C Funding for PrimeraDx

Based in Mansfield, Massachusetts, molecular diagnostics company; PrimeraDx announced today that it has closed $20 million in series C funding, which was led by CHL Medical Partners. Other investors who participated in this round of funding include the company’s existing investors, who are Abingworth, InterWest Partners, Malaysian Technology... read more »


September 18, 2009

Private Equity and VC Firm, Inventages Invests $18 Million in Series A Funding for MooBella

Based in Taunton, Massachusetts, the innovative ice cream technology company, MooBella announced today that it has secured $18 million in series A funding from the W. Health L. P., which is a vc fund that is operated and managed by Inventages. This is a rather large amount of funding that will benefit MooBella greatly, because it will not only... read more »


September 17, 2009

Investors, Skyline Ventures and Frazier Healthcare Ventures Leads $50 Million Investment Round in Calypso Medical

Based in Seattle, Washington, medical device company, Calypso Medical announced today that it has closed a $50 million investment, which was led by both Skyline Ventures and Frazier Healthcare Ventures. Other investors include Bay City Capital, and Interwest Partners. Calypso Medical is a medical device company that has developed a tumor... read more »


September 17, 2009

VC Firm Newbury Ventures Leads an $8 Million Investment in Series C Funding for NextBio

Based in Cupertino, California, life sciences research provider, NextBio announced today that it has closed $8 million in series C funding with Newbury Ventures leading the investment. Other vc firms that participated in this round of funding include a number of undisclosed private investors. NextBio provides researchers in the life... read more »


September 16, 2009

VC Firms, Flagship Venture Partners, Polaris Venture Partners, and Highland Capital Partners Invest $17 Million in Third Round of Funding for Pervasis Therapeutics

Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, biologically active pharmaceuticals manufacturer, Pervasis Therapeutics announced today that it has just closed $17 million in a third round of funding from its existing investors. The company’s investors include Flagship Venture Partners, Polaris Venture Partners, and Highland Capital Partners. ... read more »


September 15, 2009

VC Firms, Carmel Ventures and Vertex Venture Capital Invest $7 Million in Second Round of Funding for Perfecto Mobile

Based in Tel Aviv, Israel, one of the global leaders in remote access and testing solutions providers for mobile devices, Perfecto Mobile announced today that it has closed $7 million in second round of funding from the company’s existing investors, who are Carmel Ventures and Vertex Venture Capital. Perfecto Mobile is a leader in... read more »


September 14, 2009

VC Firm Bain Capital Ventures Invests $4Million in Second Round of Funding for Oyster Hotel Reviews

Based in New York, one of the United States’ biggest online hotel critics, Oyster Hotel Reviews announced today that it has secured $4 million of a second round of funding from Bain Capital Ventures. This additional funding follows a $6.4 million round of funding that Oyster Hotel Reviews has raised last year. This current round of funding... read more »


September 14, 2009

VC Firms, Granite Ventures, Tallwood Venture Capital, and Intel Capital Invest $7.5 Million in Series C Funding for Ozmo Devices

Based in Palo Alto, California, Ozmo Devices, a leading provider of WiFi PAN solutions announced today that it has received $7.5 million in series C funding from its existing investors, who include Tallwood Venture Capital, Granite Ventures, and Intel Capital. Ozmo Devices is a leading provider of low power WiFi solutions which enable all... read more »


September 8, 2009

VC Firms, Vertex Venture Capital, ATA Ventures, Argonaut Ventures, T-Venture, and others Invest $10 Million in Actelis

Based in Freemont, California, one of the United States leading ehternet copper cable developers, Actelis announced today that it has raised $10 million from its existing investors, who include Vertex Venture Capital, T-Venture, ATA Ventures, Argonaut Ventures, Carlyle Venture Partners, Dupont Capital Management, Global Catalyst Partners, Saints... read more »


September 8, 2009

Korean Investment Firm Leads $6.9 Million Investment in Hanmi Financial Corp.

The Los Angeles based holding company Hanmi Financial Corp., which also owns Hanmi Bank; announced today that it had received a $6.9 million investment which was led by Korean investment firm, Leading Investments & Securities Co., Ltd. This frunding round comes on the heals of a securities purchase agreement that Hanmi entered into in June 12,... read more »


September 2, 2009

VC Firms, USVP and Pitango Venture Capital Lead $12 Million Investment in Series B Funding for BPT

Based in Rishon-Le-Zion, Israel, BPT, which is an emerging leader in chemically membrane based solutions, announced today that it has closed $12 million in series B funding with US Venture Partners or USVP and Pitango Venture Partners leading the funding round. Other vc firms that participated in this round of funding include Aurum Ventures and... read more »


September 1, 2009

Investor, Edmond de Rothchild Investment Partners Leads $36 Million in Series B Funding for Endosense

Based in Geneva, Switzerland, medical technology company, Endosense, announced today that it had just closed $36 million US in series B funding with Edmond de Rothchild Investment Partners or EdRIP leading the round of funding. Other investors who participated in this round of funding include Neomed, Gimv, IV Partners, Sectoral Asset Management,... read more »


August 31, 2009

Silicon Valley Bank and Other Investment Firms, Riverwood Capital, Foundation Capital, and Sprout Group Invest $100 Million in Calix

Based in Austin, Texas, Calix announced today that it has just raised $100 million in financing along with the appointment of three new people to its board of directors. $50 million came as equity from Calix’s existing investors, who are Riverwood Capital, Foundation Capital, and Sprout Group and another $50 million came in debt financing,... read more »


August 31, 2009

VC Firm, Monitor Clipper Partners Leads $11 Million Investment for WoodPellets.com

Based in Goffstown, New Hampshire, one of the United States’ leading producer of wood pellets for burning in stoves and grills, WoodPellets.com announced today that it has closed an $11 million round of funding that was led by Monitor Clipper Partners. Other investors include .406 Ventures, who was the leader in the company’s previous round... read more »


August 27, 2009

VC Firm, OpenView Venture Partners Leads $7 Million in New Funding Round for Balihoo

Based in Boise, Idaho, Balihoo, which is one of the premier local advertising automation services provider, announced today that it has received additional funding in a funding round led by OpenView Venture Partners. OpenView Venture Partners joined in with Balihoo’s existing investors in this round of funding, who include Highway 12 Ventures... read more »


August 25, 2009

VC Firm, Shasta Ventures Announces the Appointment of eBay Executive as Resident Entrepreneur

Based in Menlo Park, California, Shasta Ventures is a vc firm that primarily invests in early stage companies. Today Shasta Ventures announced the appointment of Michael Buhr as the vc firm’s new resident entrepreneur. Mr. Buhr is a former executive of both eBay and StumbleUpon. Some of the duties that Mr. Buhr will have at his new job... read more »


August 24, 2009

Private Equity Fund, Fortissimo Capital Leads $15 Million Investment For Candent

One of the leading providers of 3D digital and orthodontic solutions in the United States, Candent, announced today that it has closed a new funding round that was led by Fortissimo Capital, a new investor for the company. Candent’s existing investors also participated in this funding round. The money from this round of funding is intended... read more »


August 20, 2009

Private Investors and the Texas Emerging Technology Fund Join in a $10.7 Million Investment for Syndiant

Based in Dallas, Texas, Syndiant, the maker of the world’s smallest projector, announced today that it has received $10.7 million in series B funding from private investors and the Texas Emerging Technology Fund. Proceeds from this funding round is to go to ramp up the company’s product development on a massive scale. Syndiant... read more »


August 20, 2009

Williams Venture Partners, LLC Leads $1.4 Million Investment in 29 Luxury Goods

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, 29 Luxury Goods, Inc. announced today that it had closed a $1.4 million round of funding with Williams Venture Partners, LLC leading the funding. Other investors who participated in this funding round are not disclosed to the public. 29 Luxury Goods is a company who is devoted to the sale and marketing of... read more »


August 18, 2009

Investors, SLS Ventures and LD Pensions Invest $8 Million in Funding Round for AdvanDX

With offices in both Woburn, Massachusetts and Vedaek, Denmark; one of the leaders in molecular biomedicine, AdvanDX announced today that it had closed an $8 million funding round from existing shareholders, Scandinavian Life Science or SLS Ventures and LD Pensions. Along with this round of funding, AdvanDX also announced that it was to elect a... read more »


August 18, 2009

VC Firm Austin Ventures Leads $7.2 Million Investment in Series B Funding for CrimeReports.com

Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, online crime reporting firm, CrimeReports.com announced today that it had received $7.2 million in series B funding led by Austin Ventures. Other investors who participated in this round of funding include the company’s existing investor, vSpring. This round of funding comes as CrimeReporter.com is poised to... read more »


August 18, 2009

VC Firm, Matrix Partners Leads $6.5 Million Investment in Series B Funding for Polyvore

Based in Mountain View, California, one of the largest do-it-your-self fashion social networks in the United States, Polyvore; announced today that it had raised a $6.5 million investment with Matrix Partners leading the funding round. Existing investors who also participated in this funding round include Benchmark Capital and Harrison Metal... read more »


August 17, 2009

Investors, Norwest Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, and Storm Ventures Lead $11 Million Investment in Series B Funding for MobileIron

Based in Sunnyvale, California, leading smart phone company, MobileIron announced today that it has received $11 million in series B funding with Norwest Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, and Storm Ventures leading the funding round. Other investors who participated in this round of funding have not been disclosed by the company. MobileIron... read more »


August 17, 2009

VC Firm, Benchmark Capital Leads $6 Million Investment in Series B Funding for Zendesk

Based in Boston, Massachusetts, the online help desk company, Zendesk announced today that it has received $6 million in series B funding led by Benchmark Capital. Other investors who participated in this round of funding include the company’s previous investor, Charles River Ventures. Along with this round of funding, Zendesk also announced... read more »


August 13, 2009

VC Firm, General Catalyst Partners Leads $6 Million Funding Round for Boxee

Founded in 2007, the internet television and video provider, Boxee announced today that it has received a $6 million funding round with General Catalyst leading the funding. Other investors who participated in this funding round include the company’s existing investors, who include Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures. Along with this... read more »


August 12, 2009

Investor, Vista Ventures Leads $10 Million Investment in Second Round Funding for Shocking Technologies

Based in San Jose, California, Shocking Technologies announced today that it had just received $10 million in second round funding, which was led by Vista Ventures. The company’s existing investors also participated in this round of funding. Shocking Technologies’ other investors include ARCH Venture Partners, ATA Ventures, Balch Hill... read more »


August 12, 2009

Investors, Monsanto and the Wellcome Trust and Sutter Hill Ventures Join in an Additional $68 Million Investment for Pacific Biosciences

Founded in 2004 and based in Menlo Park California, Pacific Biosciences, which is a pioneer in the development of DNA sequencing technology, has announced that it had raised $68 million in additional funding with two new investors joining the company’s existing investors in the funding round. The new investors who joined in the funding are... read more »


August 12, 2009

VC Firm, Forbion Capital Partners Leads $18.5 Million Investment in Series F Funding for NiTi Surgical Solutions

Based in Netania, Israel, NiTi Surgical Solutions announced today that it had completed an $18.5 million series F funding round, which was led by one of the leading life science funds, Forbion Capital Partners. Other investors, who participated in this funding round including all the company’s existing investors, who are Evergreen Venture... read more »


August 11, 2009

Business Development Company, Capital Southwest Leads $6.2 Million Investment in Series B Funding for iMemories

Founded in 2006 and based in Scottsdale, Arizona, iMemories announced today that it had received $6.2 million in series B funding with Capital Southwest leading the funding round. This round of funding that iMemories received today brings the total amount of venture funding which the company has received since its inception up to $11 million. ... read more »


August 10, 2009

VC Firm, Battery Ventures Leads $24 Million Investment in Series C Funding for Amalfi Semiconductor

Based in Los Gatos, California, Amalfi Semiconductor announced today that it had received $24 million in series C funding, which was led by new investor, Battery Ventures. All the company’s existing investors also participated in this round of funding. The other existing investors include DCM, Globespan Capital, and Trinity Ventures. ... read more »


August 10, 2009

VC Firm, Kohlberg Ventures Invests $2.5 Million in Akademos

Based in Norwalk, Connecticut, a leading online college textbook store, announced today that it had received $2.5 million in venture funding from Kohlberg Ventures. Along with this venture funding, Akademos also announced the appointment of two new people onto its board of directors. The first person to be appointed was eHarmony’s marketing... read more »


August 7, 2009

Investors, Palomar Ventures Leads $8 Million Investment in Series B Funding for Paymetric

Based in Atlanta, an online payment solutions provider, Paymetrics announced today that it had received an $8 million investment in series B funding with Palomar Ventures leading the round of funding with a $5 million infusion. The other $3 million investment came from the company’s existing investor, Austin Ventures. Paymetric leads the... read more »


August 6, 2009

VC Firm, Agate Medical Investments Leads $8.3 Million Investment Round in Angioslide

Israeli medical device company, Angioslide announced today that it has raised $8.3 million in a funding round led by Agate Medical Ventures. Other vc firms that participated in this round of funding include Ofer Hi-Tech Investments and the Viola Group. Angioslide is a medical device company that developed the angioplasty balloon that is... read more »


August 5, 2009

VC Firms Pitango Venture Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and the Gemini Israel Fund Invest $8 – $10 Million in Israeli WiFi provider, WeFi

Based in Central Israel, WeFi announced today that it had raised $8 to $10 million in a round of funding from Pitango Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and the Gemini Israel Fund. Proceeds from the funding will go to maintain the company’s growth rate and build an infrastructure for large clients that the WeFi is currently having... read more »


August 5, 2009

VC Firms, Grotech Ventures and Greenhill SAVP Join in $10 Million Series B Funding for TRAFFIQ

Based in New York City, online media service provider, TRAFFIQ announced that it has closed $10 million in series B funding with new investors, Grotech Ventures and Greenhill SAVP joining the company’s existing investor, Court Square Ventures. TRAFFIQ is an online media marketplace that provides an end-to-end self service which links ad... read more »


August 5, 2009

Leading VC Firm, New Markets Venture Partners Chips Adds $1 Million to Questar Assessment’s Funding

Based in Apple Valley, Minnesota, one of the United States’ leading educational assessment firms, Questar Assessments announced today that it has received a $4.6 million round of funding with new investor, New Markets Venture Partners pitching in $1 million to the fund. Camden Partners along with other undisclosed investors also participated... read more »


August 5, 2009

Investor, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Invests $14.4 Million for Series G Funding for Diagnostic Company, XDx

Based in Brisbane, California, molecular diagnostic company, XDx announced today that it has completed a $14.4 million series G funding which was led by Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. Other investors who participated in this funding include Burrill Venture Capital, Intel Capital, Duff Ackerman & Googdrich, Integral Capital Partners, KPCB,... read more »


August 5, 2009

VC Firm, Safeguard Scientific, Inc. Leads $12.5 Million in Growth Capital for MediaMath

Based in New York, one of the leading digital media companies, MediaMath announced today that it has just secured $12.5 million in growth capital and debt relief with Safeguard Scientific, Inc. leading the round of funding by providing MediaMath with $10 million. The other $2.5 million was provided by Silicon Valley Bank. Other investors who... read more »


August 4, 2009

VC Firm, CoBank Invests $13 Million in FiberLight

Based in Alpharetta, Georgia, fiber optic ethernet provider, FiberLight announced that it had raised $13 million in debt offering from CoBank. The company had acquired its first debt offering from within the capital markets. FiberLight is a company that provides internet service providers with fiber optic ethernet, wavelengths, IP, SONET, and... read more »


August 4, 2009

VC Firms, Braemar Energy Ventures, Growthworks Capital, Chrysalix Energy Ventures, and the Entrepreneurs Fund Join $22 Million Funding Round in Canadian Energy Startup, General Fusion

British Columbia based energy company, General Fusion announced today that it had received $22 million in funding round with $9 million invested by Braemer Energy, Growthworks Capital, Chrysalix Energy Ventures, and the Entrepreneurs Fund. The rest of the $22 million is compiled of investments from several undisclosed private investors. ... read more »


August 4, 2009

VC Firm, Tameres Group Leads $5 Million Investment in Series B Funding for Panaya

Based in New York, one of the leading SaaS providers, Panaya announced that it had closed a $5 million in series B funding with Tameres Group leading the funding. The other vc firm that participated in this round of funding is Benchmark Capital. Panaya was founded in 2006 and is a company that provides software tools that are designed to... read more »


August 3, 2009

Angel Investors, Jayesh Parekh and Greg Blackwood Invest $320,000 in Series A Funding for iSDyndica

iSyndica, a digital media company based in Nashua, New Hampshire, announced that it had received $320,000 in series A funding from two angel investors, Jayesh Parekh and Greg Blackwood. iSyndica is a cloud-based internet platform that distributes digital media, such as video and other graphics. On the iSyndica corporate website, iSyndica... read more »


August 3, 2009

Private Investors Invest in KODA.us

Based in San Francisco, California, the new recruitment startup company, KODA.us announces that it has secured a total of $3 million in a funding round that was financed by a group of undisclosed private angel investors. KODA.us is a recruitment startup company that had just recently launched its first platform in May 27 of this year. Its... read more »


August 3, 2009

James Kim Joins Khosla Ventures after leaving CMEA Capital

Senior investor, James Kim quietly stepped down from CMEA Capital, where he was appointed as Senior Investor in March of 2007, to join Khosla Ventures. Mr. Kim has deep experience in the energy industry and before coming to CMEA Capital, he worked for GE Commercial Finance and GCI Partners. GE Commercial Finance is the financial arm of... read more »


July 31, 2009

VC Firms, Lime Rock Partners and CTTV Investments, LLC Lead $11 Million Investment in PanGeo Subsea

Based in St. John’s, Newfoundland, PanGeo Subsea announced today that it had just received an $11 million investment, which was led by Lime Rock Investment and CTTV Investments, LLC, the vc arm of Chevron Technology Ventures. PanGeo Subsea is an innovator of acoustic imaging for oil and gas searches under water. Besides its headquarters in... read more »


July 30, 2009

Glenn Reicin Named as Managing Director of Skyline Ventures

Based in Palo Alto, California, one of the leading vc firms, which invests prominently in the medical industry, Skyline Ventures announced today that it has named Glenn Reicin as the vc firm’s new managing director. Glenn Reicin has been with Skyline Ventures since October 2008, where he held a position as a venture partner. Along with the... read more »


July 29, 2009

VC Firm, Braemar Energy Ventures Leads $24 Million Investment in Series B Funding for Convey Computer

Based in Richardson, Texas, Convey Computer announced that it has closed $24 million in Series B funding with Braemar Energy Ventures leading the round of funding. Other vc firms that participated in this round of funding include existing investors, Centerpoint Ventures, Intel Capital, Interwest Partners, Rho Ventures, and Xilinx. As part of... read more »


July 29, 2009

New Investor, Triangle Peak Partners Leads $15 Million in Series B Funding for LibreDigital

Based in Austin, Texas, LibreDigital, Inc. announced today that it had closed a $15 million in series B funding with new investor, Triangle Peak Partners leading the funding round. Other investors who participated in this round of funding include Adams Capital Management, HarperColling Publishers, the New York Times, and Noro-Moseley... read more »


July 27, 2009

VC Firms, Polaris Venture Partners and Maples Investments Invest $6 Million in Egnyte

Based in Mountain View, California, the startup on demand file server, Egnyte announced today that it had raised $6 million in a new round of funding with Polaris Venture Partners jumping on board and existing investor, Maples Investments also participating in this round of funding. Egnyte is a company that provides an on demand file server... read more »


July 24, 2009

Chacha Raises $4 Million in New Funding Round

Based in Carmel, Indiana, the mobile search engine and answering service, Chacha announced that it had raised $4 million in a new round of funding from an undisclosed investor. With Chacha, users can send almost any question over their mobile phone or device and users can get answers to those questions from other people on the Chacha network. ... read more »


July 23, 2009

VC Firm, Bain Capital Ventures Leads $15.5 Million in Series C Funding for TxVia

Based in New York, NY, TxVia, which is a leader and innovator in developing prepaid credit card processing technologies, has announced today that it has raised $15.5 million in series C funding with Bain Capital Ventures leading the funding. Other investors participating in this round of funding include Espirito Santo Ventures, High Peaks Venture... read more »


July 23, 2009

VC Firm, Sequoia Capital Leads $15.5 Million in Private Funding for Kontera

Based in San Francisco, California, the leader in In-Text advertising, Kontera announced that it had secured $15.5 million in a private round of funding with Sequoia Capital leading the funding. Kontera offers a unique platform that brings relevant in-text advertising and other similar information solutions online. Kontera’s platform is... read more »


July 23, 2009

VC Firms, Index Ventures, KPCB, and Charles River Ventures Invest an Undisclosed Amount in Series B Funding for RPX Corporation

Based in San Francisco, California, RPX Corporation announced that it had secured an undisclosed amount in series B funding. The vc firms that participated in this round of funding include new investor, Index Ventures, along with the company’s existing investors, KPCB (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers) and Charles River Ventures. RPX... read more »


July 22, 2009

VC Firm, Stoneham Partners Invests $5.1 Million in Series 2 Funding for Vorbeck Materials

Vorbeck Materials announced today that it has secured $5.1 million in series 2 funding as well as appointing two new people to its board of directors. Vorbeck Materials is a company that creates and develops unique and revolutionary inks for electronic reading. Since its founding in 2006, Vorbeck develops inks that have electric charges which... read more »


July 21, 2009

VC Firm, the Quercus Trust Leads Investment of an Undisclosed Amount in Series B Funding for Advanced Telemetry

Based in San Diego, California, Advance Telemetry, the producer of EcoView, announced today that it had raised an undisclosed amount in series B funding led by the Quercus Trust and 21 Ventures also participating in this round of funding. Both vc firms are existing investors into the company and both participated in series A funding last... read more »


July 20, 2009

VC Firm, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH Invests $15 Million in Series A Extension for Light Blue Optics

Based in Cambridge, England, Light Blue Optics or LBO announced that it had just closed $15 million in series A extension with Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH leading the funding. Other investors in this round of funding include 3i Group, Earlybird Venture Capital, Capital E, and NESTA. LBO is a privately owned company that specializes in... read more »


July 16, 2009

Prominent Angel Investors and VC Firm, Wellington Partners Invest $1.5 Million in Series A Funding for Aloqa as Company Launches Application Beta Test

Based in Palo Alto, California; mobile application alerts company, Aloqa announced that it had just closed $1.5 million in series A funding from some prominent angel investors and Wellington Partners. Along with this round of funding, the company also announced the launching of a beta test of its latest application at the Mobile Beat conference. ... read more »


July 15, 2009

VC Firms, Originate Ventures and Osage Partners Invest $2.5 Million in Series A Funding for ProtonMedia

Based in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, ProtonMedia announced today that it had completed the raising of $2.5 million in series A funding from Originate Ventures and Osage Partners. Proceeds from this funding will go to help the company expand its sales and marketing forces. Founded in 2006, ProtonMedia is a company that helps businesses overcome... read more »


July 14, 2009

Investors, Blackberry Partners Fund and GrandBanks Capital Invest $4 Million in Series A Funding for Nexage

Leading mobile advertising provider, Nexage announced today that it had closed $4 million in series A funding from the Blackberry Fund and GrandBanks Capital. Proceeds from this round of funding will go to expanding the company’s mobile advertising platform by scaling it to meet the growth in the mobile advertising industry. Nexage is a... read more »


July 13, 2009

VC Firms, Fidelity Biosciences, Flagship Ventures, Baird Venture Partners, Arboretum Ventures, and InvestMichigan Invest $4 Million in Series D Funding for Accuri Cytometers

Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan; Accuri Cytometers announced today that it had just closed $4 million in series D funding with Fidelity Biosciences, Flagship Ventures, Baird Venture Partners, and Invest Michigan participating in this round of funding. Accuri Cytometers is a company that is dedicated to the life sciences industry, which develops... read more »


July 10, 2009

New VC Firm, PROfounders Capital Closes its First Venture Capital Funding

Based in London, England, the newly founded vc firm, PROfounders Capital announced today that it had just closed its first venture capital fund. PROfounders Capital is a vc firm that was founded by seasoned entrepreneurs who are there for entrepreneurs. Along with the first venture fund that the vc firm closed, entrepreneur Sean Seaton-Rogers... read more »


July 10, 2009

VC Firm, Norwest Venture Partners Invests $17.4 Million in Series B Funding for Borqs

Based in Beijing, China, Borqs has announced today that it has closed $17.4 million in series B funding with Norwest Venture Partners leading the funding. Other investors, who participated in this round of funding include GSR Ventures, the Mayfield Fund China Affiliate, and Keytone Ventures. As part of the agreement to this round of funding,... read more »


July 9, 2009

VC Firm, Apex Venture Partners Leads $77.6 Million in Series C Funding for SolFocus

Based in Mountain View, California, Solar Panel Contractor; SolFocus announced today that it had raised $77.6 million in series C funding with Apex Venture Partners leading the funding. Other vc firms that participated in this round of funding include NEA, or New Enterprise Associates; NGN, and Yellowstone Ventures. SolFocus is a leading... read more »


July 8, 2009

VC Firm, KPCB leads $18.6 Million in Series A Funding for Rapid Micro Biosystems

Based in Bedford, Massachusetts, Rapid Micro Biosystems announced today that it has received $18.6 million in series A funding with KPCB or Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers leading the funding. Other investors participating in the funding include TVM Capital, Quaker BioVentures, and VIMAC Milestone Medica Fund. Rapid Micro Biosystems is an... read more »


July 8, 2009

Perseus, LLC Leads Investment of $22 Million in Series B Funding for NanoBio

Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, leading vaccine maker, NanoBio announced today that it had closed $22 million in series B funding with its major share holder, Perseus, LLC committing $10 million to the funding round. NanoBio is a company that designs revolutionary vaccines for the healthcare industry in the United States and Canada. NanoBio is... read more »


July 7, 2009

VC Firm, Second Avenue Partners Leads $7.5 Million Investment in Qliance Medical Management

Washington State’s insurance-free primary care provider, Qliance Medical Management, announced today it had just closed a $7.5 million in a round of venture funding led by Second Avenue Partners, which pitched in $4 million. Other investors that participated in this round of funding include New Atlantic Ventures and Clear Fir Partners, who... read more »


July 6, 2009

VC Firm, Vedanta Capital Leads $5 Million in Series B Funding for InfoNow

InfoNow, which is a leader in SaaS, or software as a service provider announced today that it had secured $5 million in series B funding with Vedanta Capital leading the funding. Other investors participating in this round of funding include the company’s existing investors, Sequel Venture Partners and Sevin Rosen Funds. Proceeds from... read more »


July 2, 2009

VC Firm, Delta Partners Invests $4 Million in Spinal Medical Device Company, SpineGuard

Based in Paris, France, SpineGuard announced that it had raised $4 million in funding from Delta Partners and acquired the PediGuard technology. Along with the agreement for this round of funding, SpineGuard will appoint two new people to its board of directors. The first appointment is Dr. Joe Mason, MD, who is a partner with Delta Partners;... read more »


July 1, 2009

VC Firm, Dawn Capital Invests £1 Million ($1,647,590.00) in Series A Funding for Cognitive Match

Cognitive Match, which is a British real-time service that employs mathematics, psychology and semantic technologies, and artificial intelligence to match content for people, had raised £1 million ($1,647,590.00) in series A funding from Dawn Capital. Part of the £1 million is in the form of tranches. The service that Cognitive Match... read more »


June 30, 2009

VC Firms, Goldman Sachs & Company and Malaysia’s Khazanah Nasional Berhad Invest $108 Million in Series D Funding for Small Bone Innovations, Inc.

Orthopedics innovator, Small Bone Innovations, Inc. has completed a whopping $108 million in series D funding from Goldman Sachs & Company and Malaysia’s government vc arm, Khazana Nasional Berhad providing the investment. This funding comes on the heels of a $36 million in series C funding from Viscogliosi Brothers and Trevi Health Ventures in... read more »


June 30, 2009

VC Arm of Volvo Leads $14 Million Investment in Series B Funding for SDCmaterials, Inc.

SDCmaterials, Inc. has announced today that it has closed $14 million in series B funding with Volvo Technology Transfer leading the funding. VTT is the venture arm of Swedish car maker, Volvo and it manly invests in companies that Volvo has an interest in. VTT also has an industrial arm together with Volvo, manufacturing trucks, and VTT is the... read more »


June 29, 2009

Investors, Soffinova Partners and Scottish Equity Partners Invest Over $22 Million in Series B Funding for Stentys

Based in Paris, France, a pioneer in medical devices pertaining to cardiac stents, Stentys has closed over $22 million in series B funding with Soffinova Partners and Scottish Equity Partners, or SEP leading the funding. During this round of funding, Stentys also acquired a new investor, Crédit Agricole Private Equity. Founded in 2006,... read more »


June 29, 2009

Menlo Ventures Leads $22 Million in Series C Funding for ParAccel

Based in Cupertino, California, analytic database parallel provider, ParAccel announced today that it had just received $22 million in series C funding from Menlo Ventures. As part of the agreement with this round of funding, Menlo Ventures managing partner, John W. Jarve will join the company’s board of directors. Mr. Jarve has over 25 years... read more »


June 26, 2009

VC Firm, Lightspeed Venture Partners Invest $30 Million Series D Funding for MailExpress

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, large private small parcel and non-letter currier, MailExpress announced that it had secured a whopping $30 million in series D funding with Lightspeed Venture Partners leading the funding round. Other vc firms that also participated in this round of funding include CMEA Capital, Logispring, XAnge Capital, and Adams... read more »


June 25, 2009

Private Equity firm Insight Equity and LBC Credit Partners invest in Hirschfeld Holdings

Hirschfeld Holding is the financial arm of Hirschfeld Industries and it has announced that it has received junior capital with LBC Credit Partners leading the funding and private equity firm. Insight Equity also participated in the funding. Hirschfeld Industries is one of the largest fabricators of steel components in North America and is based... read more »


June 24, 2009

Sensible Medical Innovation Gets $7 Million to Develop Noninvasive Device to Detect Congestive Heart Failure

Sensible Medical Innovation announced today that it has received a $7 million in capital to develop a noninvasive device to detect congestive heart failure. The funding for this innovation came from two vc firms, Vitalife and Genisis Partners. Founded in 2007, Sensible Medical Innovation was the brainchild of Amir Ronen, who also serves the... read more »


June 24, 2009

VC Firm, Spark Capital Invests $8 Million in Series B Funding for AdMeld

Based in New York, AdMeld, which is a leading company that optimizes ad networks for premium publishers, has closed $8 million in series B funding led by Spark Capital. Other vc firms that participated in this funding include the Foundry Group. AdMeld is an ad network optimizer that optimizes ad networks for over 65 premium online publishers... read more »


June 23, 2009

Investor, Third Security, LLC Invests $10 Million in C-2 Funding for Intrexon Corporation

Based in Blacksburg, Virginia, Intrexon Corporation is a privately owned company in the life sciences industry and mainly deals with modular DNA control systems for bio therapeutics and other fields in the life sciences industry. Intrexon Corporation has announced that it had secured $10 million in C-2 Funding with the round of financing being... read more »


June 22, 2009

VC Firm, Redpoint Ventures Leads $10 Million in Series A Funding for Online Tutoring Outfit, 2tor.

2tor announced today that it had just closed a $10 million investment in series A funding with Redpoint Ventures leading the funding. Other vc firms that took part in this round of funding include Novak Biddle Venture Partners and City Light Capital. 2tor is a unique company that serves college students and provides them the tools they need... read more »


June 22, 2009

VC Firms, Pitango Ventures and Arts Alliance Digital Ventures Invest $12 Million in YCD Multimedia

One of the fastest growing digital media providers, YCD Multimedia announced today that it has closed $12 million in funds from Pitango Ventures and Alliance Digital Ventures. This new funding package also includes an equity investment. YCD Multimedia is a smart in-store digital media provider that allows retailers to generate better sales... read more »


June 22, 2009

First Private Equity Fund for Sri Lanka

After 30 years of civil war, Sri Lanka opens a gate for investors. The first Private Equity fund focused on Sri Lanka is launched by Calamander Group from Singapore. Calamander is raising funds from Asian investors, especially investors from India. The island of Sri Lanka is seen as an economic market belonging to India. Calamander bases its... read more »


June 22, 2009

VC Firm, Metamorphic Ventures of New York City Leads $2 Million in Series A Funding for oneTXT

Online and mobile payment company, oneTXT announced today that it has just completed a $2 million series A funding round with Metamorphic Ventures of New York City leading the funding. Other investors who participated in this round of funding include KPG Ventures of San Francisco and the New York Angels Fund. Along with the completion of the... read more »


June 22, 2009

Investment Arm of Waslin Lihwa Corporation Invests $15 Million in Private Equity for Microvision, Inc.

Based in Redmond, Washington and with offices in Taipei, Taiwan, Microvision announced today that they had just secured $15 million in private equity with the vc arm of bare copper wire and cable manufacturer, Waslin Lihwa Corporation. Microvision’s subsidiary, Max Display Enterprise, Ltd. also participated in the funding. Microvision is a... read more »


June 18, 2009

VC Firm, Madrona Venture Group Invests $4.4 Million in Series B Funding for Animoto

Based in New York City, Animoto announced today that it had raised $4.4 million in Series B with Madrona Venture Partners leading the funding. Other investors who participated in this round of funding also include Jeff Clavier’s Tech VC and Bruce Livingstone, and Amazon.com. Animoto is a unique online video company that has launched its... read more »


June 17, 2009

Investor, Ontario Venture Capital Invests $8.7 Million in Series B Funding for I Love Rewards

With offices in both Boston and Toronto, I Love Rewards, North America’s largest and fastest growing online employee recognition company has announced that it had just closed $8.7 million in series B funding led by Ontario Venture Partners. This round of funding comes on the heals of another round of funding, in which Ontario Venture Partners... read more »


June 16, 2009

Investor, Jumpstart Ventures Invests $250,000 In Myers Motors

Based in Cleaveland, Ohio, the innovative electric car maker, Myers Motors announced that Jumpstart Ventures has invested $250,000 in the company to help Myers Motors get the startup money it needs to enter into a fast growing market. Myers Motors is a company that is building a unique car that is powered by an electric motor. The company... read more »


June 16, 2009

VC Firms, Baird Venture Partners and HLM Venture Partners Lead $20.5 Million in Seriec C Funding for Interlace Medical, Inc.

Based in Framingham, Massachusetts, Interlace Medical, a company that produces interventional devices for gynecologists has landed series C funding, which was led by Baird Venture Partners and HLM Venture Partners. Other investors who participated in the funding include existing investors Leaf Venture Partners and Spray Venture... read more »


June 16, 2009

VC Firm, Foundation Capital Leads $1 Million Investment in Seed Funding for AdWhirl

Based in Menlo Park, California, the growing popular iPhone application maker, AdWhirl closed a $1 million in seed funding, led by Foundation Capital and a few angel investors also participated in the funding. Founded in April of this year, AdWhirl is a company that has developed the world’s first dynamic ad application for Apple’s... read more »


June 15, 2009

New Investors, Fountain Healthcare Partners and Mitsui Co. Venture Partners Lead $17.3 Million in Series C Funding for Cappella, Inc.

Based in Galway, Ireland, medical device innovator, Cappella announced today that it had just finalized $17.3 million in series C funding with new investors, Fountain Healthcare Partners and Mitsui Co. Venture Partners, or MCVP leading the funding. Other investors who took part in this round of funding include new investors, Enterprise Ireland;... read more »


June 12, 2009

Investors, Afinity Capital, Delphi Ventures, MB Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, SiteLine Partners, and Split Rock Partners Lead $10.2 Million in Series D Funding for Anulex Technologies

Based in Minnetonka, Minnesota, medical device manufacturer, Anulex Technologies announced that it had raised $10.2 million in series D funding, which was led by Afinity Capital, Delphi Ventures, MB Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, SiteLine Partners, and Split Rock Partners. Anulex’s medical devices are devices to treat various... read more »


June 9, 2009

VC Firm, Biostar Ventures Leads $5.1 Million in Series B Funding for Embrella Cardiovascular, Inc.

Based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, Embrella Cardiovascular had announced that it has closed a $5.1 million in a series B funding with Biostar Ventures. Other players in this funding include the company’s existing investor, MedFocus Fund and several undisclosed existing and new private investors. Embrella Cardiovascular is currently developing... read more »


June 9, 2009

VC Firm, VantagePoint Venture Partners Leads $30 Million in Series C Funding for Tendril

Based in Boulder, Colorado, the innovative energy company, Tendril, announced that it has secured $30 million in series C funding with VantagePoint Venture Partners leading the investment. Other investors participating in this round of funding include RRE Ventures, Good Energies, and Vista Partners. The investment was initiated because of... read more »


June 9, 2009

VC Firm, Clarus Ventures Leads $30 Million in Series C Funding for NanoString Technologies

Based in Seattle, Washington, one of the top profiling software and technologies producers, NanoString Technologies announced that it has closed $30 million in series C funding for the acceleration of the commercialization of its nCounter Analysis System that functions as both a diagnostic and research tools sector of the profiling industry. The... read more »


June 9, 2009

Investors, ARCH Venture Partners, Applied Ventures, Intersouth Partners and Other New Investors Invest $6.4 Million in Series B Funding for Semprius, Inc.

Based in Durham, North Carolina, semiconductor innovator, Semprius, Inc. announced that it had just raised $6.4 million in series B funding from existing investors, ARCH Venture Partners, Intersouth Partners, and Applied Ventures along with some other investors joining in the funding round. Semprius, Inc. is a unique company that is in the... read more »


June 9, 2009

VC Firms, Atlantic Capital Group, Passive Investments, RDA Ventures, LLC, and the USA Fund Invest $2.5 Million in Oil Purification Systems (OPS)

Based in Shelton, Connecticut, Oil Purification Systems, or OPS announced that it had raised $2.5 million in funding from Atlantic Capital Group, Passive Investments, RDA Ventures, LLC, and the USA Fund. Along with the funding, Greg Slawson will come on board the OPS Team as the company’s new CEO. OPS is an innovator in the oil purifying... read more »


June 8, 2009

VC Firms, SR One, Ltd., GlaxoSmithKline, and Excell Medical Fund Lead $40 Million in Series D Funding for Aileron Therapeutics

Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Aileron Therapeutics announced that it had just just closed $40 million in series D funding with SR One, Ltd., GlaxoSmithKline, and Excell Medical leading the funding. Other investors participating are the company’s existing investors, Apple Tree Partners, Novartis Venture Fund, Lilly Ventures, and Roche... read more »


June 7, 2009

Japanese WiMAX Service Provider, UQ Communications Receives $43 Million in Funding Round from Intel Capital

Japan’s leading WiMAX service provider,UQ Communications announced that it received $43 million in funding round from Intel Capital with a commitment to have Japan 90% covered with the WiMAX network by 2012. UQ communications is one of Japan’s leading wireless providers, and it is the only telecommunications company that provides nationwide... read more »


June 4, 2009

Israeli Media and Content Leader, the Box Receives an Investment of Several Million Dollars from Greylock Partners

Based in Tel-Aviv, Israel, the Box, a leading creative media and content website announced that Greylock Partners invested several million dollars in the company to fund the propulsion of global expansion of its creative media content. Founded in 2003, the Box is a company that creates persuasive advertising with a unique platform. It uses a... read more »


June 3, 2009

Italy’s Largest VC Firm, Innogest Invests $8 Million in Series B Funding for Bee TV

Based in Milan, Italy, the pioneer in Personal Content Channel (PCC), Bee TV announced that it had completed an $8 million in series B funding led by Innogest, which is Italy’s largest vc firm. Bee TV was founded in 2006 and is run by three major technology and media veterans: Rodolfo Hetch, cofounder and company chairman; Yoram Granit,... read more »


June 3, 2009

Investors, GRP Partners, Rincon Venture Partners, and Great Pacific Capital Lead Investment of $3.5 Million in Series A Funding for RingRevenue

Based in Santa Barbara, California, RingRevenue has reported that it had closed a deal giving the company $3.5 million in series A funding with GRP Partners, Rincon Venture Parnters, and Great Pacific Capital leading this round of funding. As part of the agreement, Commission Junction will use RingRevenue’s platform to offer pay-per-call... read more »


June 3, 2009

VC Firm, Element Partners Invests Growth Equity in Turbine Air Systems, Inc.

Based in Houston, Texas, Turbine Air Systems announced that it finalized a deal to receive an undisclosed amount of equity funding with Element Capital leading the funding. Other vc firms participating in this growth equity funding include NGP Technology Partners, Robeco, Credit Suisse, and the Potomac Energy Fund. Turbine Air Systems was... read more »


June 2, 2009

Investment Firm, Evergreen Ventures Leads $10.5 Million Investment in Series C Funding for Peer39

Based in New York and founded in 2006, the leader in online semantic advertising, Peer39 announced that it had just closed a deal to receive a $10.5 million round in series C funding with Evergreen Ventures leading the funding. The other participating investors include Peer39’s existing investors, Canaan Partners, Dawntreader Ventures, Silicon... read more »


June 2, 2009

Investor, Sante Ventures Invests $3.5 Million in Series A Funding for Hospitalists Now

Based in Austin, Texas, Physicians’ full service and consultant firm, Hospitalists Now has received $3.5 million in series A funding with Sante Ventures leading the funding. Hospitalists Now is currently growing to help hospital physicians and this is already the sixth investment that the company has received. The main function of... read more »


May 28, 2009

VC Firm, DAG Ventures Leads $15 Million in Growth Funding for GreenRoad

Based in Redwood Shores, California, GreenRoad, global driving behavior education firm announced that it had just raised $15 million in growth funding with DAG Ventures leading the funding. The company’s existing investors, which are Benchmark Capital, Virgin Green Fund, Amadeus Capital, and Balderton Capital, also participated in this round of... read more »


May 26, 2009

Private Investor Leads $29.5 Million in Series AA Funding for Opthonix

Based in San Diego, California, the vision correction manufacturer, Opthonix, has announced that a new undisclosed private investor has led a $29.5 million investment in series AA funding with the company’s existing investors participating in the funding. The participating investors include Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, Enterprise... read more »


May 26, 2009

VC Firm, DAG Ventures Leads $10 Million in Series C Financing for OpenX

Based in Pasadena, California, the leader in independent media and ad production, OpenX announced that it had closed $10 million in series C financing with DAG Ventures leading the investment. The company’s existing investors, which include Mangrove Capital, Index Ventures, Accel Partners, First Round Capital, and Jonathan Miller, also... read more »


May 26, 2009

VC Firm ICV Capital Leads $10 Million in Series B Funding for Tigo Energy

Based in Los Gatos, California, a leading solar energy company, Tigo Energy announced that it has just closed $10 million in series B funding with ICV Capital leading the funding and existing investors participating in the funding. Existing investors include Matrix Partners, OVP and Clal Energy. Tigo Energy was founded in 2007 and has a... read more »


May 26, 2009

VC Firm, Focus Ventures Leads $8.8 Million in Extended Series D Funding for LogLogic

Based in San Jose, California, LogLogic, a leading company that offers log, compliance, and security management solutions, announced that it had received an extension of its series D funding that was led by Focus Ventures. Other investors participating in this funding also include Sequoia Capital, Telesoft Partners, World View Technology... read more »


May 26, 2009

Investor, Shasta Venture Leads $4.8 Million in Series A Funding for Plastic Jungle

Based in Clovis, California, one of the leading websites for buying and selling online, Plastic Jungle, has announced that it had secured $4.8 million in series A funding with Shasta Ventures leading in the funding. Bay Partners, First Round Capital, and Harrison Metal are other investors who participated in this round of funding. Plastic Jungle... read more »


May 21, 2009

VC Firms, ClearPoint Ventures and GoGreen Capital Invest $20 Million in Series A Funding for OwnEnergy

Based in New York, OwnEnergy, Inc. is a company that builds windmills for generating electricity and has finalized a $20 million series A round of funding from ClearPoint Ventures and GoGreen Capital. Along with this round of funding, OwnEnergy had also hired people in key management positions. OwnEnergy is a company that is in the... read more »


May 20, 2009

Investor, WRF Capital Leads $42.5 Million Investment in Series D Funding for Pathway Medical Technologies

Based in Kirkland, Washington, Pathway Medical Technologies is a company that develops innovative treatments for endovascular diseases which affect the peripheral arteries has announced that it has received $42.5 million in series D funding with WRF Capital leading the funding. WRF contributed $1.5 million to this round of funding with other... read more »


May 19, 2009

Equity Firm, MPM Capital Invests $12 Million in Equity Funding for Elixir Pharmaceuticals

Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Elixir Pharmaceuticals has announced the raising of $12 million in equity funding with MPM Capital leading the funding. As part of the agreement in receiving this equity, Elixir will sign an option agreement with a major pharmaceutical company. Other investors who participated in this funding include Elixir’s... read more »


May 19, 2009

VC Firms, August Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Morgenthaler Ventures Invest $22 Million in Series C Funding for Unity Semiconductor

Based in Sunnyvale, California, memory and data storage device manufacturer, Unity Semiconductor announced that it had received $22 million in series C funding from its three investors, August Capital, Lightspeed Venture Capital, and Morgenthaler Ventures along with a major hard disk drive (HDD) company which also invests in Unity Semiconductor on... read more »


May 18, 2009

VC Firm, TCW Group Leads 60 Million($81,257,269.64) Investment in Germany’s agri.capital

Based in Munster, Germany, agri.capital is a company that is leading the market in the pure play renewable energy and has developed and also runs biogas plants throughout Europe. Today, agri.capital announced that it has raised 60 million($81,257,269.64) in private equity with TCW Group leading the funding and existing investors also... read more »


May 18, 2009

Investor, Hearst Interactive Media Leads $1.5 Million in Series B Funding for VoxPop.TV

Based in San Francisco, one of the leading companies in pop-culture gaming, VoxPop.TV announced today that it has raised $1.5 million in series B funding with the lead investor being Hearst Interactive Media. The company’s existing investors also participated in this round of funding. VoxPop.TV’s existing investors include True Ventures,... read more »


May 18, 2009

Investors, Blumberg Capital, First Round Capital, and Genacast Ventures Invest $3.5 Million in Series A Funding for Double Verify

A pioneer in media verification, Double Verify announced that with its successful trial and the bolstering of its real-time verification system for online transactions, it will officially launch this product, drawing investors to invest $3.5 million in series A founding. The investors participating in this round of funding include Blumberg... read more »


May 15, 2009

VC Firms, Amadeus Capital Partners, Northzone Ventures, and Investor Growth Capital Invest 16 Million ($21,491,081.35) in Expansion Funding for Tobii Technology, AB

Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Tobii Technology, AB announced that it had raised €16 million ($21,491,081.35) led by Amadeus Capital Partners and Northzone Investors with existing investor, Investor Growth Capital participating. Tobii Technology, AB was founded in 2001 and has become one of Northern Europe's fastest growing companies, becoming a... read more »


May 14, 2009

Investment Firm, Quaker BioVentures Leads $46 Million Investment in Series C Funding for Cempra Pharmaceuticals

Based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Cempra Pharmaceuticals announced that it had raised $46 million in series C funding with Quaker BioVentures leading the funding and the company's existing investors, Aisling Capital, Intersouth Partners, Wistar Morris III, and Teachers' Private Capital. As part of the agreement in accepting this funding, Dr.... read more »


May 13, 2009

Investment Firms Canaan Partners, Silicon Valley Bank, and SAP Ventures Invest $12.6 Million in India-Based iYogi’s Acquisition of Clean Machine

Based in Gurgaon, India, iYogi has received a generous investment of $12.6 million from Canaan Partners, Silicon Valley Bank, and SAP Ventures. This funding was given out at the news of iYogi acquiring the Utah-based computer security service provider, Clean Machine. iYogi is one of the first direct consumer computer service support company that... read more »


May 12, 2009

Investment Group, the Foundry Leads $4 Million in Series A Funding for Medialets

Based in New York, Medialets announced that it had received $4 million in series A funding with the Foundry Group leading the investment and existing investors participating. Medialets’ existing investors include DFJ Gotham and Bobby Yazdani, who was an early investor in Google. Medialets is basically a rich media and analytics... read more »


May 12, 2009

VC Firm, Longworth Venture Partners Leads $7 Million in Series B Funding for VKernel

Based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, VKernel Corporation secures $7 million in series B funding with the investment leader being Longworth Venture Partners. Other existing investors also participated in this round of funding, and they include Hummer Winblad Veture Partners and Polaris Venture Partners. VKernel is an award winning company that... read more »


May 12, 2009

VC Fund, Ortks Invests $7 Million in Af Korlsns

Hmmt Technion graduate, Af Korlsns announced today that it had raised $2 million from existing investors as bridging loans. Furthermore, market sources seem to be indicating that Af Korlsns will manage to raise about $7+ million through recruitment as well. The loan was granted by Af Korlsns' existing investors, who include Ortks (the leader in... read more »


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