Investors: Third Rock Ventures, Flagship Ventures, ARCH Venture Partners.
Details: Develops cancer therapies focused on cellular metabolism.
Salt Lake City
Investors: Life Sciences (led), Novo AS.
Details: Develops cell therapies to treat acute kidney injury. The company also has an office in Germany.
Pearl Therapeutics Inc.
Redwood City, Calif.
Investors: Clarus Ventures, New Leaf Partners, 5AM Ventures, Nektar Therapeutics.
Details: Develops drugs to treat respiratory disorders. The funding brings the Series A round to $33.5M, following a $15.5M first close held in September. Jim Young, venture partner at 5AM Ventures, serves as chairman of the company board.
Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc.
South San Francisco
Investors: D.E. Shaw (led), Abingworth Management, Advanced Technology Ventures, AllianceBernstein, Alta Partners, Brookside Capital, CIDC Consulting, Frazier Healthcare Ventures, Goldman Sachs, IBT Management Corp., MPM Capital, Prospect Venture Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures, Teachers’ Private Capital, T. Rowe Price, Adage Capital Management, Apothecary Capital, Janus Capital, PAC-Link BioVentures.
Details: Develops drugs focused on thrombosis and related cardiovascular diseases. The company has raised about $220M in funding since 2003.
Investors: Domain Associates (led), TPG Biotech, Second Technology Capital Investors.
Details: Develops medical devices for the treatment of diabetes.
Los Gatos, Calif.
Investors: Horizon Ventures, Sigma Partners, VantagePoint Venture Partners.
Details: Develops power management integrated circuits. The company has raised nearly $52M in funding since 2001.
Agoura Hills, Calif.
Investors: Funk Ventures, Momentum Venture Management.
Details: Provides water management technology using wireless control irrigation systems.
Santa Clara, Calif.
Investors: ATEL Ventures.
Details: Develops low-price point portable solar power systems using nanotechnology.
Investors: Monster Venture Partners.
Details: Operates a free Web service that provides alerts on sports scores, airfare pricing, traffic updates, horoscopes and other events.
Investors: Catamount Ventures.
Details: Operates a website for automobile owners and lessors. Mark Silverman, managing director of Catamount, has joined the board.
Investors: Wellington Partners.
Details: Operates an online skills gaming community website. The company raised an undisclosed amount in a Series A round in 2004 from Holtzbrinck Ventures and Burda Digital Ventures.
Spire Company Associates Inc.
Investors: Hearst Corp. (led), Trident Capital, TL Ventures and individual investors.
Details: Operates a lifestyle social networking website.
Three All Inc.
Palo Alto, Calif.
Investors: Shasta Ventures.
Details: Operates travel review site Kango.com. The funding brings the Series A round to about $4M, all invested by Shasta Ventures. Shasta Managing Director Tod Francis is on the board.
Investors: 12 Ventures, Village Ventures.
Details: Operates a website that reviews products and Web services.
Investors: Susquehanna Growth Equity.
Details: Provides e-commerce services. The company also operates locations in Israel and the Ukraine. Amir Goldman and Jonathan Klahr of Susquehanna Growth Equity have joined the board.
ENTERTAINMENT & RECREATION
Investors: Crosslink Capital (led), Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Sequoia Capital, Sherpalo Ventures, DAG Ventures.
Details: Operates as a broadband entertainment network, providing access to video, audio and music on MP3 players and mobile devices. The company, f.k.a. Podshow, has raised about $39M since 2005.
Palo Alto, Calif.
Investors: True Ventures, Pilot House Ventures Group.
Details: Operates a multi-platform gaming startup. The company is run by Robin Chan, former director of entertainment programming for Verizon.
Amount/Round: Bay Partners, Opus Venture Partners.
Details: Provides accounting and financial solutions for growth stage companies.
Welton Street Holdings
Details: Provides financial advisory services to consumers. Ben Cukier, partner of FTVentures, has joined the board.
Investors: Goldman Sachs, Trevi Health Ventures.
Details: Provides centralized psychiatric patient evaluation.
Investors: Index Ventures, Nexus India Capital, Draper Richards.
Details: Provides open-source Web conferencing products and services. The company last year raised a $2.4M Series A round.
TopSpin Media Inc.
Investors: Foundry Group, Redpoint Ventures.
Details: Provides marketing services for musicians. The company
previously raised a Series A round from Redpoint Ventures. The company is led by Ian Rogers, formerly general manager of Yahoo Music.
Accuri Cytometers Inc.
Ann Arbor, Mich.
Investors: Fidelity Biosciences, Flagship Ventures, Arboretum Ventures, Baird Venture Partners.
Details: Develops cell analysis systems for life sciences research laboratories. The company has now raised $18M in funding.
Core Essence Orthopaedics
Investors: NewSpring Capital.
Details: Develops medical devices focused on soft tissue and skeletal repair.
ForeScout Technologies Inc.
Investors: Accel Partners, Amadeus Capital Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, Pintango Venture Capital.
Details: Develops network access control solutions. The company has now raised more than $44M since 2001.
Investors: Lehman Brothers, Matrix Partners, Atlas Venture.
Details: Develops video surveillance and analytics products. The company has now raised more than $18M in funding since April 2007.
Investors: Frontier Capital.
Details: Develops on-demand software to nonprofits.
Investors: NewSpring Capital, Fidelity Ventures.
Details: Develops business sales software for the insurance and financial services industries.
Oversight Systems Inc.
Investors: Adobe Ventures, Granite Ventures, Sigma Partners.
Details: Develops business transactions software and services. The funding was the first call down of a $13.2M Series B round, according to a regulatory filing. The company previously raised about $10M since 2003.
Investors: Ignition Partners, Trilogy Equity Partners, Benchmark Capital, Giza Venture Capital.
Details: Develops software for communications service providers.
Investors: Canopy Ventures.
Details: Provides electronic document management and online backup solutions that help customers manage and protect their valuable data assets.
Investors: Keynote Ventures, PVI (Taiwan).
Details: Develops touch-screen interface solutions for mobile devices. The company has raised about $7.3M since January.
Investors: Apax Partners, Intel Capital, SMAC Partners.
Details: Provides a mobile Internet platform for wireless operators. The company has now raised $29M since 2000.