ProThera Biologics Inc.
East Providence, R.I.
Investors: The Slater Technology Fund.
Details: Develops inter-alpha inhibitor proteins to treat inflammatory diseases, such as sepsis, cancer and anthrax intoxication.
Tolera Therapeutics Inc.
Investors: Triathlon Medical Ventures (led), Southwest Michigan First Life Science Fund, Hopen Therapeutics Inc.
Details: Develops immunotherapeutics for the transplantation, oncology and autoimmune disease markets. The company was spun out of The Cleveland Clinic in January 2007. Suzette Dutch of Triathlon Medical Ventures has joined the board.
Investors: Alta Partners, The Column Group, Versant Ventures.
Details: Develops vaccines. The funding is the first call down of an $18M Series A round, according to a regulatory filing.
Investors: New Enterprise Associates.
Details: Develops mixed-signal fabless semiconductors. Forest Baskett and Rohini Chakravarthy of NEA have joined the board.
Lehigh Technologies Inc.
Investors: Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Index Ventures, NGP Energy Technology Partners, Florida Gulfshore Capital.
Details: Provides rubber recycling services to manufacture such products as tires, automotive parts and other consumer goods. The company raised an $18M round led by Natural Gas Partners early last year. PE Week had previously reported the funding, but without a dollar amount and the full investor information.
Investors: Foundation Capital (led) and individual investors Parker Weil (from Merrill Lynch) and Greg Avis (from Summit Partners).
Details: Provides residential solar electricity.
Investors: The Kraft Group (led) and individual investors, including former hedge fund manager Scott Sipprelle.
Details: Operates an online talk radio broadcasting network. The Kraft Group is headed by New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft,
Santa Clara, Calif.
Investors: Gabriel Venture Partners and individual investor Mike Maples.
Details: Provides an online marketplace for college students to rent textbooks. The company has raised more than $8M in funding since January 2007.
Palo Alto, Calif.
Investors: Alloy Ventures.
Details: Operates a social network focused on fashion. The company is run by Hrishi Kamat, a former executive with Kanisa and Netscape/AOL.
Investors: Egan-Managed Capital (led), Atlas Venture, CommonAngels, Massachusetts Technology Development Corp.
Details: Operates a network of consumer self-support websites for common household product categories.
Investors: Mission Ventures (led), Mohr Davidow Ventures
Details: Operates an online opinion community website. The company previously raised $4.3M from Mohr Davidow Ventures, Tech Coast Angels and angel investor Ron Conway in late 2006. The startup was co-founded by former MySpace executives Jason Feffer and Michael Glazer.
Investors: Espírito Santo Ventures (led), Village Ventures, High Peaks Venture Partners.
Details: Provides prepaid card processing technology and services. The company also formally changed its name from TxCore.
Investors: Element Partners, NGP Energy Technology Partners, Chevron Technology Ventures.
Details: Makes surface mounted artificial lift systems for the oil and gas industry. The funding is the first close of an $8M Series C extension, according to a regulatory filing. The company raised $12M from investors in June 2007.
Advanced ICU Care
Investors: Versant Ventures.
Details: Provides remote ICU services to community hospitals. Versant Managing Director Barbara Lubash has joined the board.
Investors: Foundry Group, Spark Capital.
Details: Provides advertising solutions for online publishers. The company’s founding team was previously with JumpTV. The company raised $500K from Spark Capital in November 2007.
Investors: DFJ Frontier, Webtigo.
Details: Provides market research services. The company was co-founded by Matthew Dusig and Gregg Lavin, the co-founders of goZing.com, which offered similar marketing services.
Investors: Arcapita Ventures (led), Lehman Brothers Venture Partners Reservoir Capital Group, RockPort Capital Partners.
Details: Develops products based on aerogel nanotechnologies that have applications in the commercial and military sectors. The company had previously raised more than $61M.
Investors: Brook Venture Partners.
Details: Develops IT risk management services.
Santa Clara, Calif.
Investors: Horizon Ventures (led), Altos Ventures, Garage Technology Ventures, Startup Capital Ventures.
Details: Provides website security services. The company has raised nearly $12M in funding since 2002. Board members include Bill Reichert, managing director of Garage Technology Ventures.
Investors: North Bridge Venture Partners, New World Ventures.
Details: Develops post-trade management software for the financial services sector. The company had previously raised a $3.7M Series A round.
Investors: .406 Ventures, Globespan Capital Partners, Charles River Ventures, General Catalyst Partners.
Details: Provides enterprise software systems integration services. The company has raised about $32M in funding since 2005.
Investors: General Catalyst, North Bridge Venture Partners, Wakefield Group.
Details: Provides a platform for creating and maintaining software applications. The company has now raised more than $25M in venture funding since 2005.
Investors: L Capital Partners.
Details: Develops software as a service for the fashion industry.
San Mateo, Calif.
Investors: Accel Partners (led), Benchmark Capital.
Details: Develops open source enterprise software. The company raised nearly $10M in June 2007.
Del Mar, Calif.
Investors: Court Square Ventures (led), Nauta Capital, Charles River Ventures, Steelpoint Capital Partners, Sumitomo Corp.
Details: Develops the Jitterbug mobile phones for baby boomers and seniors. The company previously raised more than $40M. Jim Murray, a general partner at Court Square Ventures, has joined the board.
Investors: Omidyar Network (co-led),Wellington Partners (co-led ), Atomico and individual investors Mike Arrington, Dave Winer, Martin Varsavsky, Ron Conway, Steve Garfield, Mark Pincus, Jeff Clavier, Jeff Pulver and Steve Case.
Details: Provides online video chat solutions. The company previously raised a $6M Series A round.
BridgeWave Communications Inc.
Santa Clara, Calif.
Investors: Core Capital Partners (co-led), Intel Capital (co-led).
Details: Develops wireless access technologies for broadband networks. The company has now raised more than $70M since 1999.
SeeSaw Networks Inc.
Investors: Sutter Hill Ventures.
Details: Provides digital media services for mobile phone users to access social networking sites. The company has now raised $13.3M from Sutter Hill Ventures.