Private Equity Week Wire for Tuesday 1/29

BEDFORD, NH — Imaging Automation, the global leader in document authentication and identity verification technologies, today announced that the company has raised $12 million in financing. NeoCarta Ventures, Inc., the lead investor in this round, Green Mountain Capital and Liberty Venture Partners join previous investors, Keystone Venture Capital and Zero Stage Capital. Imaging Automation plans to use the funds to support sales and marketing efforts, extend research and development activities and expand product production for target airports and borders in the United States.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC — ChannelAdvisor Corp., the leading provider of enterprise marketplace management solutions, today announced that it has closed $5.7 million in funding led by Boston based Genesis Venture Partners, L.P. (GVP). Other investment firms included in this round are Southern Capitol Ventures, Tri-state Investment Group and The Atlantis Group in North Carolina and eBay, Inc. (Nasdaq:EBAY).

LOS ANGELES — Octave Software today officially entered the Content Management (CM) sector, having closed their Series C funding with a significant investment from Sigma Partners. A company started by and staffed with executives long experienced in the web content management business, Octave intends to change the playing field for CM software vendors with its next generation content management solution.

NEW YORK — Partsearch Technologies, a leading provider of parts information, software and services, today announced that it has closed a $4 million round of financing with Enhanced Capital Partners as the lead investor. Additional key investors include Stonehenge Capital, DCC Venture Partners, Silicon Alley Venture Partners and returning investor, idealab! The only technology of its kind in the industry, Partsearch Technologies offers the first centralized parts and accessories research and procurement solution spanning multiple product categories that enables retailers and service centers to satisfy their customers’ needs for replacement parts and accessories for consumer electronics, major appliance, computer and cellular products.

LOS ANGELES — Eyematic, a leading provider of advanced visual communication technology for mobile and fixed network applications, announced today it raised $16 million from the first close of round C funding. The round was led by previous Eyematic investor T-Venture (the corporate venture capital unit of Deutsche Telekom) and included new investors Sun Microsystems, Texas Instruments Incorporated and INTEC Inc.

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