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  • Trilliant Raises $106 Million in Growth Capital, Funding Round Led by Investor Growth Capital, Vantage Point, ABB, and GE

    July 16th, 2010 No comments

    Based in Redwood City, California, Trilliant is a market leader in smart-grid technology solutions and has announced that it has raised $106 million in growth capital with major investors leading the funding round. The leading investors are Investor Growth Capital, Vantage Point, ABB, and the strategic corporate investment arm of GE. They were also joined by the company’s existing investors, which include Mission Point Capital Partners and Zouk Ventures. Trilliant provides utilities companies around the world with unique solutions to have seamless communications with grids and the company has acquired over 200 customers worldwide, including Hydro One in Ontario, Canada. Hydro One has already […]
     

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  • Polaris Venture Partners and New Enterprise Associates Lead $35 Million in Series B Funding for Travena

    July 15th, 2010 No comments

    Based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, the leading company in the development and discovery of the G-protein, Travena , announced that it has just secured $35 million in series B funding which was led by Polaris Venture Partners and New Enterprise Associates. Existing investors also participated in this funding round and they include Alta Parthers, Healthcare Ventures, and Yasuda Enterprise Development Company Proceeds from this funding round will go to progress the portfolio of CPCR biased ligands and to complete the second phase of the study of TRV120027 for acute heart failure. The TRV120027 is just one of Travena’s key discoveries concerning the GPCR molecules […]
     

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  • G2iG Leads $5.5 Million Investment in Series B Funding for Morphlabs

    July 15th, 2010 No comments

    Based in El Segundo, California; Morphlabs is a cloud computing company which has announced that it has just secured $5.5 million in series B funding lead by G2iG (Global Gateway Investment Group). At the same time, the company also announced that it has also appointed Satoshi Konno as the president of the company’s Japan operations. Other investors who participated in this round of funding include Frontera Group and existing investors CSK Venture Capital Company and AO Capital Partners, Ltd. Proceeds from this funding round will go to finance the company’s ongoing development of its unique cloud computing platform […]
     

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  • New Russian Venture Capital Fund Launched By the Founders of Almaz Capital Partners, Parallels, and Acronis

    July 14th, 2010 1 comment

    Based in Renton, Washington; Runa Capital is a venture capital fund that is a cooperation of Russian and US tech entrepreneurs who have founded several successful software and tech companies, including Parallels, the maker of the Desktop Software that allows Mac users to run Windows or other operating systems simultaneously with their Mac operating system. The fund plans to invest up to $30 million in seed capital to early stage companies who are in the tech and software industries. Russian entrepreneurs who are involved in launching Runa Capital include Ilya Zubarev, cofounder of Acronis; Igor Borovikov, who founded Russia’s largest software distributing company, Softline; and Igor Daniloff, […]
     

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  • Market Leader in Business Intelligence Solutions, SiSense Announces that It Has Closed $4 Million in Series A Funding from Opus Capital and Genesis Partners

    July 14th, 2010 8 comments

    Based in Netanya, Israel, market leader in the business intelligence industry, SiSense has announced that it has closed $ million in series A funding with Opus Capital and Genesis Partners leading the funding round. Together with Opus Capital and Genesis Partners, other investors who participated in this funding round include private investor, Eli Farkash. SiSense is a leader in the BI industry and has been developing its technology for over fie years. Though it is unusual for a company to already have a customer base at series A stage, SiSense has managed to pull off the impossible and is already marketing its product plus has […]
     

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  • LanzaTech Receives $18 Million in Series B Funding By Chinese Investors

    July 13th, 2010 No comments

    Based in New Zealand, LanzaTech is a clean tech company that has a proprietary biological solution to generate bacteria that can dissolve industrial waste, thus reducing the environmental damage that industrial pollution can cause. The company announced today that it has received $18 million in series B funding, which was led by several Chinese VC firms. The primary investor leading this funding round is Qiming Ventures. LanzaTech has proven its unique technology in 2007, when it has completed it series A funding and the company has provided a great investment opportunity for Chinese investors because of its powerful technology and the growing market for […]
     

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  • Coveroo Secures $2.3 Million in Series B Funding From Rembrandt Venture Partners

    July 10th, 2010 No comments

    Based in San Francisco, California, Coveroo is a company that has been producing some of the highest quality covers for mobile phones and other consumer electronics. What makes Coveroo so popular is the fact that all its covers are customizable and can fit many consumer electronic devices. Evidence of Coveroo’s growth is quite clear in the fact that the company has announced today that it has just secured $2.3 million in series B funding, which was lead by Rembrandt Venture Partners. Other investors who led the funding round include Consor Capital LLC, and Karl Jacobs. This funding round was inspired by Coveroo tripling its […]
     

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  • Embrella Cardiovascular, Inc. Announces Closing of Series B Round

    June 9th, 2009 1 comment

    MALVERN, Pa. Embrella Cardiovascular™, Inc. today announced that it closed its Series B financing round, raising approximately $5.1 million in new capital. BioStar Ventures led the round, along with existing investor, the MedFocus Fund, and several existing and new private investors. In addition, the Series B round attracted a new, initial investment by Edwards Lifesciences Corporation. Embrella Cardiovascular™, Inc. is developing an embolic […]
     

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  • Silicon Clocks Completes $10.3M Series C Financing Led By Silicon Labs and Premier Venture Firms

    June 9th, 2009 No comments

    FREMONT, Calif. Silicon Clocks, a leader in integrated timing solutions for electronic systems, today announced the completion of a $10.3M Series C financing to enable the company to ramp into full production the J-Series family of low jitter timing products, as well as transition its cutting edge CMEMSTM (Standard CMOS + MEMS) process technology into commercial products. All of the company’s previous investors […] 

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  • Semprius Raises $6.4 Million Series B Round of Financing

    June 9th, 2009 No comments

    Funds Will Further the Development of Solar Modules DURHAM, N.C. Semprius, Inc., a semiconductor technology company developing a novel transfer printing technology for the manufacture of advanced semiconductor devices, announced today it has closed a $6.4 million Series B round of venture funding. Existing investors ARCH Venture Partners, Applied Ventures, Illinois VENTURES and Intersouth Partners were joined by In-Q-Tel and GVC Investment Fund. The initial focus of Semprius’ technology is on […] 

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  • Oil Purification Systems Raises $2.5 Million in Funding, Announces New CEO

    June 9th, 2009 No comments

    Funding enables company to expand product offerings and provide increased support for growing customer base SHELTON, Conn. Oil Purification Systems (OPS) (www.ops-1.com), the leader in fluid cleaning technology, announced today that it has secured $2.5 million in funding from Atlantic Capital Group, Sterling Passive Investments, RDA Ventures, LLC, USA Fund, LP and Connecticut Innovations. The latest round of funding will enable OPS to further expand its product offerings into existing […] 

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  • NanoString Technologies Closes $30 million Series C Financing to Accelerate the Commercialization of its Leading Expression Profiling Products

    June 9th, 2009 No comments

    Clarus Ventures Leads Financing SEATTLE NanoString Technologies, a privately held life sciences company advancing best-in-class technologies for expression profiling, announced today that it has closed a $30 million Series C equity financing. This financing, structured in two tranches, will allow NanoString Technologies to accelerate the commercialization of the nCounter™ Analysis System in the research tools and diagnostics arenas. The round was led by Clarus Ventures, a global life sciences venture […] 

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  • Tendril Secures $30 Million Series C Funding

    June 9th, 2009 No comments

    Venture Community Validates Need for Open and Extensible Energy Management Operating Environment BOULDER, Colo. Tendril: NEWS FACTS Tendril, creator of the Tendril Residential Energy Ecosystem (TREE) for utilities, energy retailers and their consumers, today announced it has secured $30 million in Series C funding. The investment was led by VantagePoint Venture Partners, a recognized leader in the clean tech […] 

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  • Aileron Therapeutics Closes $40 Million Series D Financing

    June 8th, 2009 No comments

    Company Developing Novel Class of Stapled Peptide Drugs as Technology Platform for Historically Undruggable Targets CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Aileron Therapeutics, a biotechnology company discovering and developing a novel class of therapeutics called Stapled Peptides, announced today it has closed a $40 million Series D financing. The financing was co-led by new investors SR One Ltd., the independent corporate venture fund of GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK – News), and Excel Medical Fund. The round also […] 

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  • Motally Announces Series A Financing for Mobile Analytics Platform

    June 8th, 2009 No comments

    Series A Led by BlueRun Ventures, Ron Conway Participates SAN FRANCISCO Motally announced its Series A financing led by BlueRun Ventures with additional participation from Ron Conway. Motally’s Mobile Analytics was built from the ground up with mobile in mind to specifically address the entire range of mobile devices, networks, and service offerings. “Motally’s mission is clear, our analytics platform connects publishers and advertisers with their users by delivering complete insight into the […] 

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  • Greylock Partners Invests in The Box, a Leading Israeli Content and New Media Company

    June 4th, 2009 No comments

    Funding to Propel Global Expansion of its Creative, Content and Advertising Offerings; Applying Israels Innovative Creativity to the Entertainment Business TEL AVIV The Box., one of Israel’s leading content and creative companies, announced that Greylock Partners has invested several million dollars in the company. The Box specializes in the creation of compelling “out of the box” content for broadcast entertainment and advertising that seamlessly integrates […] 

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  • Tactical Holdings Completes Investment in Massif Holdings LLC

    June 4th, 2009 No comments

    Massif Poised for Next Phase of Growth ASHLAND, Ore. Tactical Holdings, a global provider of military and tactical footwear, and its equity partner, Golden Gate Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity firm with over $8 billion of capital under management, announced today that they completed an investment in Massif Holdings LLC (d/b/a “Massif”), a leading supplier of flame resistant (FR) technical apparel in the United States. Massif’s specialized product offering includes […] 

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  • Turbine Air Systems, Inc. Receives Growth Equity Financing

    June 4th, 2009 1 comment

    PHILADELPHIA, June 4 Turbine Air Systems, Inc. (TAS) announced the completion of a growth equity financing led by Element Partners. NGP Energy Technology Partners, Robeco, Credit Suisse, and Potomac Energy Fund also participated in the transaction. Proceeds will primarily be used to fund the Company’s continued growth initiatives, both internationally and in new vertical markets. TAS was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Houston, TX. The Company is a high-growth manufacturer of packaged cooling and energy systems for multiple end-markets, including power generation, commercial and industrial cooling, advanced heat recovery (including geothermal), and data centers. TAS’s product offering includes: Turbine […] 

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  • beeTV Raises US$8 Million in Series B Funding From Innogest, Italy's Largest Venture Capital Firm

    June 3rd, 2009 No comments

    – beeTV to Invest in Sales and Expand its Penetration in U.S. and Far East Markets MILAN, June 3 beeTV, the pioneers and inventors of the PCC(TM) (Personal Content Channel(TM)) today announced the completion of a Series B Fund acquisition of $8 million U.S. dollars. The funding was led by Innogest, the largest venture capital firm operating in Italy. beeTV targets to become the default entry system for television viewers into their world of TV entertainment. Additionally, beeTV plans to invest in sales and expand its penetration into the U.S. and Far East markets. “This is the single largest investment our firm has ever made,” […] 

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  • XCast Labs Closes $2.7M Preferred Round A Financing

    June 3rd, 2009 1 comment

    Siemer & Associates Believes Digital Voice & Video Provider Is Poised to Own Internet Phone Service Marketplace LOS ANGELES XCast Labs (www.xcastlabs.com), a leading global provider of SaaS digital voice and video solutions, today announced that Siemer and Associates, LLC (www.siemerassoc.com) has invested in XCast Labs’ as part of a $2.7M Preferred Round A financing. “We are indeed positive about the rapid growth of XCast Labs, fueled by its leading intellectual […] 

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  • GreenRoad Secures $15 Million in Additional Financing

    May 28th, 2009 No comments

    REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. GreenRoad, a global pioneer in improving driving behavior, announced that it has raised $15 million in growth funding. DAG Ventures, a venture capital investment partnership, led the round with participation from existing investors Benchmark Capital, Virgin Green Fund, Amadeus Capital and Balderton Capital. GreenRoad also announced that Nick Pianim, managing director at DAG Ventures, was appointed to the […] 

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  • Proteon Therapeutics Completes Second Closing of Equity Financing; Raises Total Series B to $50 million

    May 28th, 2009 No comments

    Proteon also receives orphan drug designation for its lead product candidate, PRT-201 WALTHAM, Mass., May 28 Proteon Therapeutics, Inc., announced today that it has completed a second closing of its Series B equity financing, securing an additional $12 million and increasing the total equity capital raised in this round to $50 million. The additional equity investment came primarily from two new investors, Bessemer Venture Partners and Devon Park Bioventures, as well as from previous investors. Proteon also disclosed its lead product candidate, PRT-201, received orphan drug designation from FDA for prevention of arteriovenous fistula (AVF) maturation failure and arteriovenous graft (AVG) failure […] 

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  • gloStream Announces $7.5 Million Series B Financing Round Co-Led by Beringea and gloStream's Executive Management Team

    May 27th, 2009 3 comments

    Investment in Electronic Medical Record/Practice Management Software Company Aimed at Giving More Doctors Access to Latest, Microsoft-Based Healthcare Technology BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., May 27 gloStream, a healthcare software company that develops and sells certified, Microsoft Office embedded electronic medical record (“EMR”) and practice management (“PM”) solutions, announced today that it has closed on a $7.5 million series B financing round co-led by Beringea and members of gloStream’s Executive Management Team. Capital will be used to bolster virtually all areas of gloStream including development, marketing and sales, and deployed immediately as the company looks to hire for nearly all internal teams. Beringea’s investment was […] 

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  • E-Band Communications Corp. Raises "Series C" Funding Led by Hercules Technology Growth Capital and Avalon Ventures

    May 27th, 2009 No comments

    Financing Round to Support Expanded Production and Business Operations . SAN DIEGO E-Band Communications Corporation (E-Band), developer of Gigabit-Ethernet millimeter-wave wireless transmission systems, has raised its Series C financing round. Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTGC – News), the leading specialty finance company providing venture debt and equity to technology and life science companies, led the round in collaboration with Avalon Ventures, a San Diego based […] 

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  • Telesphere Announces More Than $15 Million in New Funding

    May 27th, 2009 1 comment

    Platinum List of Telecom Investors Back Fast-Growing IP Telephone and Internet Services Company PHOENIX Telesphere® (www.telesphere.com), a nationwide business phone and Internet services provider, announced it has successfully closed on more than $15 million in additional private equity funding. The funds will be used to continue the company’s market build and acquisition-based expansion plans into multiple new markets by 2010. The round of funding includes participation of current Telesphere […] 

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  • Plastic Jungle Secures $4.8 million Series A Financing

    May 26th, 2009 No comments

    Round Includes Investments from Shasta Ventures, Bay Partners, First Round Capital and Harrison Metal CLOVIS, Calif. Plastic Jungle, the premier Web site to sell, buy and exchange gift cards in a trusted environment, today announced that it has secured $4.8 million in its Series A Preferred Stock Financing, led by Shasta Ventures with investments from Bay Partners, First Round Capital and Harrison Metal. The financing will allow Plastic Jungle […] 

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  • Ophthonix Completes Series AA Financing at $25.9 Million

    May 26th, 2009 No comments

    Funding supports the continued U.S. roll-out of the Z-View Aberrometer and wavefront guided iZon High Resolution Lenses VISTA, Calif., May 26 Ophthonix, a company that has developed advanced vision-correction products that provide consumers with superior optical clarity and crispness of vision, just announced that it has closed its $25.9 million “Series AA” financing. In addition to a significant investment by a new private investor, each of the company’s current top-tier investors participated in the “Series AA” funding: Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Enterprise Partners, DAG Ventures, Gund Investment Corporation, InterWest Partners, Trex Enterprises and Wasatch Advisors’ Cross Creek Capital Fund. The […] 

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  • OpenX Closes $10 Million Series C Funding

    May 26th, 2009 No comments

    Funding Comes After Company Experiences Major Growth Across All Business Lines; Launches Innovative New Products and Services for Web Publishers and Advertisers PASADENA, Calif., May 26 OpenX Technologies, Inc. (OpenX), the world’s leading independent ad server for web publishers, today announced it has completed a $10 million Series C funding round that brings the total investment in OpenX to more than $30.8 million. DAG Ventures led the round and existing investors Accel Partners, Index Ventures, Mangrove Capital, First Round Capital and Jonathan Miller, the company’s board chairman, all participated. OpenX will use the additional funds to further expand its market-leading advertising technology […] 

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  • LogLogic Secures $8.8M in Extended Series D Financing

    May 26th, 2009 No comments

    Log Management Leader Completes First Acquisition, Grows Customer Base and Launches Portfolio of Log-Powered Applications in 2009 SAN JOSE, Calif. LogLogic®, the log management leader, today announced it has extended its series D round of funding, securing an additional $8.8 million in equity financing to fuel rapid growth into new markets, including IT security management and database activity monitoring. This round, which brings the total equity investment in LogLogic to $58 million, was led […] 

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  • Tigo Energy Reaches Key Milestones and Raises $10 Million 'B' Round Financing

    May 26th, 2009 No comments

    LOS GATOS, Calif., May 26 Tigo Energy, (www.tigoenergy.com), the solar company whose unique technology significantly increases efficiency in photovoltaic solar installations, announced today that it has closed the second round of funding. The $10 million round was led by ICV, and joined by all existing investors (Matrix Partners, OVP and Clal Energy). The series B financing represented a significant premium to Tigo Energy’s first venture round which was funded in May of 2008. Meir Ukeles of ICV has joined the Tigo Board of Directors following the round. According to Tigo Energy President Ron Hadar, “Particularly given the state of the current financial […] 

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