Week in deals, Aug. 2, 2010

CLEANTECH

SynapSense Corp.

Folsom, Calif.

www.synapsense.com

Amount/Round: NA/NA

Investors: GE Capital.

Details: Provides wireless energy efficiency solutions for data centers. The company previously raised $20M from Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Emerald Technology Ventures, Sequoia Capital, American River Ventures, Nth Power and DFJ Frontier.

Xtreme Power Inc.

Kyle, Texas

www.xtremepowerinc.com

Amount/Round: $29.5M/NA

Investors: Sail Venture Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Dow Chemical Co., Fluor Corp., POSCO and SkyLake Incuvest and Co.

Details: Develops energy storage and power management systems.

CONSULTING

Photizo Group Inc.

Versailles, Ky.

URL NA

Amount/Round: NA/NA

Investors: Meritus Ventures.

Details: Provides research and consulting services for the managed print services market.

CONSUMER INTERNET

Triangulate Inc.

Palo Alto, Calif.

www.triangulatecorp.com

Amount/Round: $750K/seed

Investors: Trinity Ventures and Rick Thompson, chairman of social games publisher Playdom.

Details: Develops social dating application for Facebook called Wings.

COMMUNICATIONS

Interactions Corp.

Franklin, Mass.

www1.interactions.net

Amount/Round: $6.3M/D

Investors: Cross Atlantic Capital Partners, North Hill Ventures, Sigma Partners and Updata Partners.

Details: Provides customer care communications for interactive systems. Cross Atlantic invested $2.8M in the round. The company has now raised $36M in total funding.

CONSUMER INTERNET

SeatGeek Inc.

New York

www.seatgeek.com

Amount/Round: $1M/A

Investors: Founder Collective (led) and NYC Seed.

Details: Operates a secondary ticket market for sports and concert tickets. The company previously raised $500K from Stage One Capital, Trisiras Group, PKS Capital; and angel investors Arie Abecassis, Sunil Hirani, Thomas Lehrman, Allen Levinson and Mark Wachen. The company was founded in 2009 after being incubated at DreamIt Ventures in Philadelphia.

INTERNET MARKETING

TurnHere Inc.

Emeryville, Calif.

www.turnhere.com

Amount/Round: $3M/NA

Investors: Venrock, Hearst Interactive Media, angel investor Ron Conway and founder Bradley Inman.

Details: Operates an Internet video production and advertising company for businesses. The company previously raised more than $7.5M in funding.

MED TECH

AxioMed Spine Corp.

Garfield Heights, Ohio

www.axiomed.com

Amount/Round: $14.5M/D

Investors: Thomas McNerney & Partners.

Details: Develops spinal orthopedics technology. The company has now raised about $55M in VC funding since 2001 from Thomas McNerney & Partners, CID Equity Partners, EarlyStage Partners, Investor Growth Capital Limited, Primus Capital, Memphis Biomed Ventures and Reservoir Venture Partners.

Integrated Diagnostics

Seattle

www.integrated-diagnostics.com

Amount/Round: $10M/A

Investors: BioTechCube, InterWest Partners, The Wellcome Trust and dievini Hopp BioTech Holding.

Details: Develops personalized diagnostics technology. Patrizia Luchetta, chair of BioTechCube, has joined the board. The company previously raised a $30M first tranche of the Series A round in September 2009 from InterWest Partners, The Wellcome Trust and dievini Hopp BioTech Holding.

NETWORKING

Solera Networks

South Jordan, Utah

www.soleranetworks.com

Amount/Round: $15M/C

Investors: Trident Capital (led), Allegis Capital and Canopy Ventures.

Details: Provides network monitoring and management services. Alberto Yepez of Trinity has joined the board.

NEW MEDIA

Business Insider

New York

www.businessinsider.com

Amount/Round: $3M/NA

Investors: RRE Ventures(led), Allen & Co., Kohlberg Ventures, Pilot Group and individual investors Marc Andreessen, Gordon Crovitz and Ken Lerer.

Details: Operates a business media website. The company previously raised $2.7M in funding. The company was founded by CEO and Editor-In Chief Henry Blodget, a former Wall Street analyst.

PHARMACEUTICALS

Euthymics Bioscience Inc.

Cambridge, Mass.

www.euthymics.com

Amount/Round: $24M/A

Investors: Novartis Venture Funds (co-led), Venture Investors (co-led), H&Q Capital Management, GBS Venture Partners and the State of Wisconsin Investment Board

Details: Develops antidepressants. Some proceeds of the funding were used to acquire DOV Pharmaceutical Inc.

Great Lakes Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Cleveland

www.glpharma.com

Amount/Round: $3.1M/B

Investors: Charter Life Sciences led the round, and was joined by Early Stage Partners and return backers Everett Partners, Ohio TechAngel Fund and North Coast Angel Fund.

Details: Develops an antimicrobial catheter lock solution. The company raised $2.4M in a Series A round in 2008. Cleveland-based JumpStart Inc. invested $300K in Great Lakes Pharmaceutical in early 2006.

Immune Design Corp.

Seattle

immunedesign.com

Amount/Round: $32M/B

Investors: ProQuest Investments (led), Column Group, Versant Ventures and Alta Partners.

Details: Develops treatments for infectious diseases and cancer. The company has now raised $50M in funding since it was founded two years ago.

SECURITY

Validity Inc.

San Jose, Calif.

www.validityinc.com

Amount/Round: $12.6M/D

Investors: Panorama Capital (led), TeleSoft Partners, Crosslink Capital, Qualcomm Ventures and VentureTech Alliance.

Details: Provides identity validation solutions.

SOCIAL MEDIA

ConnectYard Inc.

Wayne, N.J.

www.connectyard.com

Amount/Round: $500K/A

Investors: Jumpstart NJ Angel Network.

Details: Develops a communications platform for education institutions, allowing students and teachers to communicate on Facebook and other social networking sites.

Workstreamer

Austin, Texas

www.workstreamer.com

Amount/Round: $3.5M/A

Investors: Austin Ventures.

Details: Provides real-time business listening platform for aggregating content from news and social networking sites.

SOFTWARE

BuzzLogic

San Francisco

www.buzzlogic.com

Amount/Round: $8.8M/B

Investors: Adams Capital Management and Ackerley Partners.

Details: Develops software that helps marketers monitor blogosphere conversation. The company previously raised $9.6M in funding.

Caringo Inc.

Austin, Texas

www.caringo.com

Amount/Round: $5M/NA

Investors: NA

Details: Develops object-based storage software for digital content. Investor details are undisclosed, but the company previously raised capital from Austin Ventures and Vodafone Ventures.

CloudMade

Menlo Park, Calif.

cloudmade.com

Amount/Round: $12.3M/B

Investors: Greylock Partners (led) and Sunstone Capital.

Details: Provides mapping data for location-based applications. The company previously raised $3.4M from Sunstone Capital.

Convoke Systems

San Francisco

www.convokesystems.com

Amount/Round: $5.5M/B

Investors: Flybridge Capital Partners (co-led) and QED Investors (co-led).

Details: Develops software for the debt collection and recovery market. Flybridge Partner Jeff Bussgang and Principal Matthew Witheiler have joined the board.

Zilliant Inc.

Austin, Texas

www.zilliant.com

Amount/Round: $13M/NA

Investors: Liberty Mutual, Austin Ventures, Cardinal Venture Capital, Trellis Partners and JPMorgan Partners.

Details: Provides price optimization and management software. The company previously raised $44M in funding since 1999.

STORAGE

BlueArc Corp.

San Jose, Calif.

www.bluearc.com

Amount/Round: $20M/NA

Investors: Investor Growth Capital and 16 existing shareholders.

Details: Provides unified network storage solutions. The company previously raised about $170M from Meritech Capital Partners, Crosslink Capital, Morgenthaler Ventures, Apax Partners, Weston Presidio, RWI Ventures, Dell Ventures, CTTV Investments, Celtic House Venture Partners, The Parkmead Group and Fort Washington Capital Partners.

VIDEO

Elemental Technologies

Portland, Ore.

www.elementaltechnologies.com

Amount/Round: $7.5M/B

Investors: Steamboat Ventures (led), General Catalyst and Voyager Capital.

Details: Develops massively-parallel video processing solutions. The company has now raised $14.6M since it was founded four years ago.

HireVue Inc.

Salt Lake City

www.hirevue.com

Amount/Round: $5M/B

Investors: Granite Ventures (led) and JCP Capital.

Details: Provides video interviewing and decision management solutions. Chris Hollenbeck, director at Convio and Decision View, among others, has joined the board.