Research Triangle Park, N.C.
Investors: Hunt Ventures, Intersouth Partners, Polaris Venture Partners.
Details: Develops products and technologies for agricultural and industrial applications. The company previously raised about $38M in funding.
Details: Develops drugs to treat autoimmune and metabolic diseases. The funding brings the Series D round to $8.9M, following a first close in January. Investors include New Enterprise Associates, MPM Capital, Hunt Ventures L.P., Boston Medical Investors and Silicon Valley Bank Capital.
Performance Plants Inc.
Investors: Ceres Global Ag Corp. (led), Eastwood Capital Corp.
Details: Develops agricultural biotech products, such as stress-resistant crop seed, based on genetic enhancements. The company previously raised about $6M from Skylon Capital and an undisclosed investor.
Santa Clara, Calif.
Investors: Elron Electronic Industries, Needham Asset Management, Newlight Associates, Parker Price Venture Capital, UMC Capital, VantagePoint Venture Partners, Wasserstein Ventures.
Details: Provides ASIC products.
Investors: DFJ Mercury (led), Applied Ventures, Google.org’s RechargeIT program.
Details: Develops lithium ion batteries. Ned Hill, managing director at DFJ Mercury, has joined the board.
Investors: Clean Pacific Ventures (led), OVP Venture Partners, Meridian Energy Ltd.
Details: Develops software and technologies for carbon market participants.
Victoria, British Columbia
Investors: NGEN Partners.
Details: Develops enterprise greenhouse gas emissions management software and services.
Investors: Origo Sino-India (co-led), Origo Resource Partners (co-led), Unilever Venture Partners.
Details: Develops antimicrobial technology to provide safe water and infection control. The company, which has now raised $31.5M in funding since 2001, did not say if existing shareholders Alexander Hutton Venture Partners, Britannia Holdings or WRF Capital participated in the latest round.
Details: Operates solar plants. The company raised $132M in April from Richardson Capital.
Mountain View, Calif.
Investors: European Founders Fund, TPG Growth, Trans Cosmos USA.
Details: Operates a shopping search engine. The company has raised $35M since 2005.
Investors: Grotech Ventures (led) and individual investors Steve and Jean Case.
Details: Operates a social networking site. The company, a.k.a. Hungry Machine, was co-founded by Tim O’Shaughnessy, who previously worked with Steve Case at AOL and Revolution Health.
San Antonio, Texas
Investors: Syncom Venture Partners, Barshop Ventures.
Details: Operates an online network for fans and creators of animation.
Investors: MentorTech Ventures, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Details: Operates an online ticket exchange.
ENTERTAINMENT & RECREATION
Investors: Spark Capital, Baseline Ventures, Betaworks Studio and individual investor Ron Conway.
Details: Operates a social gaming network. Bijan Sabet of Spark Capital has joined the board.
El Segundo, Calif.
Investors: DFJ Athena.
Details: Licenses online games from Korea and markets them in the United States.
Zynga Game Network
Investors: Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (led), Institutional Venture Partners, Avalon Ventures, Foundry Group, Union Square Ventures.
Details: Develops online games designed for play on social networking sites. The company previously raised about $15M in funding. Kleiner Perkins Partner Bing Gordon, co-founder and former chief creative officer of Electronic Arts, has joined the board, which also includes LinkedIn Chairman Reid Hoffman, Foundry Group’s Brad Feld and company CEO Mark Pincus.
Investors: Goldman Sachs.
Details: Provides products and services to the pharmaceutical and chemical industries. The company had previously raised about $5.2M from Edison Venture Funds.
Investors: Baseline Ventures.
Details: Develops online document-sharing and collaboration tools. The company is moving its headquarters to San Francisco.
Santa Monica, Calif.
Investors: First Round Capital.
Details: Provides a licensing and distribution platform for content online. The funding is the first close of an expected $1M Series A round, according to a regulatory filing. Howard Morgan, partner at First Round, has joined the board.
Investors: Union Square Ventures.
Details: Provides platform-as-a-service (PaaS) technology that helps developers build websites. The company was co-founded earlier this year by veterans of DoubleClick and Joost. 10gen is part of the AlleyCorp network of affiliated Internet companies.
Investors: Investor Growth Capital, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, DFJ Gotham Ventures, Updata Ventures.
Details: Provides contextual online advertising solutions. The funding is the first close of an expected $30M Series D round, according to a regulatory filing. The company has now raised more than $53M since 2004.
Eden Prairie, Minn.
Investors: Venture Investors, Upper Lake Growth Capital, Baird Venture Partners, Aavin Equity Advisors, Triathlon Medical Ventures, New Science Ventures.
Details: Makes non-contact ultrasound devices for wound care and other medical applications. The funding brings the Series D round to $30M. The company has now raised more about $60M since 2002.
Light Sciences Oncology Inc.
Details: Develops light infusion technology for the treatment of cancer. The company, which recently withdrew its IPO, previously raised about $98M in funding from Adams Street Partners, China Development Industrial Bank, Essex Woodlands Health Ventures, Fidelity Ventures and other investors.
Details: Provides personalized genetic screening solutions. The company has raised about $30M since 2002, including two smaller rounds earlier this year. Investors include Burrill & Co., BioVentures Investors, DSM Ventures, and BASF Venture Capital.
Sierra Surgical Technologies Inc.
Palo Alto, Calif.
Investors: Alta Partners, De Novo Ventures.
Details: Develops female sterilization technology. The company raised a $7.1M Series A round in July 2007.
San Jose, Calif.
Investors: CHL Medical Partners, Foundation Medical Partners, Aweida Venture Partners, DFJ Mercury.
Details: Develops medical devices used in the treatment of spinal diseases. The company has now raised $17M since 2005.
Silicon Alley Media
Investors: Kohlberg Ventures and individual investors Kenneth Lerer of the Huffington Post, Dave Morgan of Tacoda and 24/7 Real Media, Gordon Crovitz formerly of the Wall Street Journal, Howard Lindzon of Wallstrip, About.com founder Scott Kurnit, former AOL Time Warner SVP Richard Hanlon, and venture firms Pilot Group and IA Capital
Details: Publishes Silicon Alley Insider, a tech and media blog.
Rohati Systems Inc.
Investors: Matrix Partners, Foundation Capital.
Details: Provides network-based entitlement control solutions. The company previously raised more than $10M in funding in December 2006.
Investors: Sigma Partners.
Details: Provides data leakage prevention solutions. The company has now raised more than $72M in total funding since 2000 Sigma Partners, Globespan Capital Partners, Sequel Venture Partners and other investors.
Investors: CMEA Ventures, Logispring.
Details: Develops on demand supply chain management software. The company, f.k.a. Mitrix Inc., was founded in 2004.
Investors: Storm Ventures.
Details: Develops open source software. The company was founded by two former members of Vocalocity’s management team.
San Mateo, Calif.
Investors: Sequoia Capital.
Details: Provides software-as-a-service solutions. The company raised a $1.1M Series A round Salesforce.com and individual investors.
Investors: Baird Venture Partners, Apex Venture Partners, Total Technology Ventures, North Hill Ventures
Details: Develops analytic software for financial services. The company previously raised $20.5M in two rounds of funding.
Conformia Software Inc.
Investors: Sequoia Capital, Jafco Ventures, Foundation Capital.
Details: Develops compliance management software. The funding is the first call down of an expected $4M Series D round, according to a regulatory filing.
Investors: OVP Venture Partners (led), Trident Capital.
Details: Provides application suite for the real estate foreclosures market. Mark Ashida, managing director with OVP, has joined the board.
Elemental Technologies Inc.
Investors: General Catalyst Partners, Voyager Capital.
Details: Develops video processing software. The funding was raised in two tranches.
Good Data Corp.
Investors: Windcrest Partners and individual investors Esther Dyson and Tim O’Reilly.
Details: Develops software-as-a-service (SaaS) collaborative business intelligence solutions.
Investors: In-Q-Tel, Canopy Group, Flywheel Ventures.
Details: Develops language translation software. The company previously raised about $5M.
Investors: Advanced Technology Ventures (led), SAP Ventures, Storm Ventures, Garage Technology Ventures, Halo Opportunities Fund, the Angels Forum.
Details: Develops enterprise software for media publishing and management. The company has now raised more than $20M in total VC funding since mid-2003. Wes Raffel, a general partner at ATV, joined the board.
Investors: GRP Partners (co-led), Shasta Ventures (co-led), A.H. Belo Corp., Belo Corp.
Details: Provides software and services that manages online sales leads for auto dealers.
Santa Clara, Calif.
Investors: Highland Capital Partners, Onset Venture Partners.
Details: Develops open-source, open-platform routing software.
Investors: Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Daiwa Securities SMBC Principal Investments Co. Ltd., Ridgeway Capital Partners Ltd., India Knowledge Fund.
Details: Provides broadband Internet services to the residential and small-office markets.
GreenRoad Technologies Inc.
Redwood City, Calif.
Investors: Amadeus Capital Partners.
Details: Provides driver safety technologies for fleet managers. The company also has offices in London and Israel. Richard Anton, partner of Amadeus, has joined the board. The funding brings the Series C round to $17.5M. The company previously raised $14.5M from Benchmark Capital, Balderton Capital and Virgin Green Fund.