Investors: A123 Systems, Ace Investments and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Details: Develops an electric vehicle. The company previously raised more than $160M in VC funding from Kleiner Perkins, Eco-Drive (Capital) Partners, Palo Alto Investors and Al Ghaffara Investment Co. It also recently secured a $528M low-cost loan from the Department of Energy, which was conditioned on the company raising additional private equity.
FloDesign Wind Turbine
Investors: Kleiner, Perkins Caufield & Byers, Goldman Sachs, Technology Partners and VantagePoint Venture Partners.
Details: Develops wind turbines. The company previously raised $5.5M, plus an $8.3M Department of Energy grant.
Switch Materials Inc.
Vancouver, British Columbia
Investors: BDC Venture Capital (led), GrowthWorks, Pangaea Ventures and Ventures West.
Details: Develops energy-saving window materials.
Palo Alto, Calif.
Investors: Charles River Ventures, Sequoia Capital and individual investors Ron Conway, Evan Williams, Jason Calacanis, James Hong and Ariel Poler.
Details: The company, incubated at Charles River Ventures, has been described as “Twitter for credit card purchases,” in that it allows users to share recent online purchase information.
Investors: Matrix Partners.
Details: Provides solutions for online buying mechanisms, leveraging social media. Matrix Partner Nicholas Beim has joined the board.
Investors: DAG Ventures (led), Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures and Khosla Ventures.
Details: Provides an online payment service for mobile phones. The company raised a $13M in June 2009.
Orbis Education Services Inc.
Investors: Lightspeed Venture Partners.
Details: Provides nursing education services and software. Before founding Orbis in 2003, CEO Dan Briggs, 49, had a 19-year career with Roche Diagnostics Corp.
Investors: Origin Ventures and Leo Capital Holdings.
Details: Develops social media content distribution and communications platform. The company previously raised a $1.2M seed round in 2007.
Investors: Investor Growth Capital (led), Centurion Holdings, Ignition Partners, In-Q-Tel and WPP Group.
Details: Provides Internet brand and reputation management services.
Tandem Diabetes Care Inc.
Investors: HLM Venture Partners, Domain Associates, TPG Biotech, Delphi Ventures and Kearny Venture Partners.
Details: Develops medical devices for the treatment of diabetes. The company held a $21.5M on the round in May 2009.
Investors: Investcorp Technology Partners.
Details: Provides identity theft and fraud protection solutions.
Investors: Wellington Financial.
Details: Develops wireless sensor and control network technologies. The previously raised about $89M in VC funding from Chevron Technology Ventures, Stata Venture Partners, Polaris Venture Partners, GrandBanks Capital, RRE Ventures, Vulcan Capital, DFJ ePlanet Ventures, New Atlantic Ventures and WestLB Mellon Asset Management.
Lumigent Technologies Inc.
Investors: North Bridge Venture Partners.
Details: Provides data auditing for compliance and security. The company has now raised more than $33M in funding since 2001.
Presto Engineering Inc.
San Jose, Calif.
Investors: Masseran Gestion.
Details: Provides semiconductor test and analysis solutions to IDM and fabless companies.
Investors: Essex Woodlands Health Ventures.
Details: Provides enterprise-level, Web-based technologies for the health care payer market. The funding follows a previously announced investment from Providence Equity Partners that reportedly brings the round total to $21M, based on Thomson Reuters data.
Santa Barbara, Calif.
Investors: Redpoint Ventures.
Details: Provides software development and consulting services. The founders of the company previously worked together at Commission Junction. Impact Radius has now raised more than $9M in funding.
Investors: Contrarian Group.
Details: Develops open-source, cross-browser software testing solutions. The Contrarian Group is Peter Ueberroth’s investment management firm.
Investors: Tudor Ventures.
Details: Develops clinical trial data management software and services.
Investors: Progression Partners (led), Atlas Venture, Index Ventures, DFJ Esprit, Intel Capital, Motorola Ventures and Texas Instruments.
Details: Provides real-time virtualization software. The company previously raised about $40M in funding.
Redwood Shores, Calif.
Investors: Gabriel Venture Partners.
Details: Provides digital storage solutions and asset preservation. The company also announced its acquisition of EnMoDa, a digital privacy company focused on the mobile communications market.
Investors: Third Security.
Details: Develops magnetic bearings, power and control systems. The company previously raised $15M in funding from Third Security.