Investors: OVP Venture Partners (led), Physic Ventures and Flagship Ventures.
Details: Develops biodegradable plastics, polymers and other chemicals from renewable substances. The company previously raised about $7M in funding.
Menlo Park, Calif.
Investors: Monsanto, the Wellcome Trust, Sutter Hill Ventures, Deerfield Management, Intel Capital, Morgan Stanley, Redmile Group, T. Rowe Price, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Alloy Ventures, Maverick Capital, AllianceBernstein, DAG Ventures, Teachers’ Private Capital and Blackstone Cleantech Venture Partners.
Details: Develops DNA gene sequencing platform. The company previously raised about $185M.
Expresso Fitness Corp.
Investors: Sierra Ventures, Physic Ventures and Enterprise Partners Venture Capital.
Details: Provides Web-enabled, interactive cardio fitness systems for health clubs. The company previously raised about $34M and a $7M working capital line from Silicon Valley Bank late last year.
ECOMMERCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES
Investors: Clayton Associates (led) and First Avenue Partners.
Details: Provides digital payment and marketing platforms. Matthew King of Clayton Associates and David Wilds of First Avenue Partners have joined the board.
Investors: Madrona Venture Group (led) and Bay Partners.
Details: Provides a virtual micropayment program for online gaming. The company previously raised $1M in funding. The company was co-founded by CEO Vikas Gupta, who previously led the payments groups and oversaw Web services products at Amazon.com.
Investors: DAG Ventures (led), Benchmark Capital, Shasta Ventures, First Round Capital, Sherpalo Ventures, Felicis Ventures and Hite Capital.
Details: Provides online personal money management solutions. The company has now raised $31M in total VC funding.
San Jose, Calif.
Investors: AER Investments.
Details: Provides online payment services.
Investors: ABS Capital Partners.
Details: Provides development courses for teachers online. The company previously raised more than $27M in VC funding from Arcardia Partners, Sprout Group, Intel Capital, NewSchools Venture Fund, Quad Ventures and McGraw-Hill Ventures.
Shocking Technologies Inc.
San Jose, Calif.
Investors: Vista Ventures (led), ARCH Venture Partners, ATA Ventures and Balch Hill Partners.
Details: Develops voltage switchable dielectric materials. The company previously raised $7.1M in equity and $4M in venture debt.
Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy Inc.
Details: Operates a retail chain of integrative pharmacies. The funding is the first close of an $8.4M Series G round, according to a regulatory filing. The company previously raised about $44M from Highland Capital Partners, Highland Consumer Fund and Physic Ventures.
Salt Lake City
Investors: Austin Ventures (led) and vSpring Capital.
Details: Provides online crime-mapping solutions.
Palo Alto, Calif.
Investors: Highland Capital Partners.
Details: Operates a search engine to compare prices of concerts and sports tickets. The company previously raised more than $10M from General Catalyst Partners, and is run by Mike Janes, former chief marketing officer of StubHub. Richard de Silva, general partner at Highland Capital, has joined the board.
Investors: Spencer Trask Ventures.
Details: Provides an online collaboration forum for scientists and scientific companies. The company has now raised about $23M in funding from Spencer Trask, Omidyar Network and former parent company Eli Lilly & Co.
Investors: Arthur Ventures.
Details: Provides online identity management solutions.
Investors: SLS Venture and LD Pensions.
Details: Develops molecular diagnostic products to treat bacterial infections.
Investors: BioStar Ventures (co-led), MedFocus Fund (co-led) and Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
Details: Develops device for preventing dangerous debris from entering the brain during cardiovascular procedures. The funding brings the Series B round to $6.7M.
Investors: Aeris Capital, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Northgate Capital Group, DAG Ventures and firstVentury GmbH.
Details: Develops treatments for central nervous system disorders and an anti-viral drug for flu pandemics. George Rehm of Aeris and David Mahoney, a private equity investor, have joined the board.
Constellation Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Investors: Altitude Life Science Ventures, Third Rock Ventures, The Column Group and Venrock.
Details: Develops drugs that target selective regulators of epigenetic function. The company previously raised $32M. Constellation Pharma also announced that it has hired Mark Goldsmith as its new CEO. Goldsmith is the former CEO of Cogentus Pharmaceuticals, and most recently was senior executive-in-residence with Prospect Venture Partners.
Details: Develops treatments for liver cancer and colorectal cancer. The funding represents a first close on the Series C round. A second close is expected to occur next month. The company raised $8.3M in Series B funding last September from an undisclosed investor.
Kolltan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
New Haven, Conn.
Investors: Purdue Pharma, HBM BioCapital and the Pritzker/Vlock family.
Details: Develops cancer therapeutics.
3VR Security Inc.
Investors: Menlo Ventures.
Details: Provides searchable surveillance solutions using digital video recording. The company previously raised more than $30M in funding from DAG Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, In-Q-Tel and VantagePoint Venture Partners.
Advanced Inquiry Systems Inc.
Investors: OVP Venture Partners, TL Ventures, Intel Capital, Applied Ventures, KT Ventures and Northwest Ventures.
Details: Makes wafer data sensing systems for semiconductor memory manufacturing. The company, f.k.a. Octavian Scientific Inc., has now raised about $27M in funding since 2005.
Analogix Semiconductor Inc.
Santa Clara, Calif.
Investors: Keytone Ventures (led), DCM, Globespan Capital Partners, JAIC and Woodside Fund.
Details: Produces mixed-signal semiconductors. The company has now raised about $44M since 2002.
Investors: Andreessen Horowitz Fund, Shasta Ventures, Greylock Partners and Madrona Venture Group.
Details: Develops on-demand IT financial management software. The company previously raised $7M in late 2007.
San Jose, Calif.
Investors: Greylock Partners, Carmel Ventures and Opus Capital.
Details: Develops desktop virtualization software. The company was co-founded by CEO and CTO Issy Ben-Shaul. The pair also co-founded Actona, which was acquired by Cisco.
Investors: Benchmark Capital (led) and Charles River Ventures.
Details: Provides software as a service help desk systems.
Mobile Iron Inc.
Investors: Storm Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Norwest Venture Partners and Big Basin Ventures.
Details: Develops device management software.
NewPath Networks LLC
Investors: Square 1 Bank
Details: Provides wireless infrastructure services. The company raised $30M in equity from Charterhouse Group and Meritage Funds earlier this year.