Blu Homes Inc.
Details: Builds green homes.
Santa Monica, Calif.
Investors: Aeris Capital (led), EDB Investments, Countryline, Angeleno Group and individual investors Tony Pritzker and J.B. Pritzker, Les Wexner (CEO of Limited Brands), Thomas Steyer, Mac Heller, Miles Rubin and John Bryson.
Details: Develops electric cars. The company previously raised about $75M in VC funding, and it received $394M in capital commitments as part of a joint venture with Lishen Power Battery. That deal included $100M in equity from undisclosed backers, and a $294M line of credit commitment from the Bank of Tianjin Joint-Stock Co.
Delta-Q Technologies Corp.
Investors: Tandem Expansion.
Details: Develops power conversion and power management products for electric-drive vehicles.
Palo Alto, Calif.
Investors: Accel Partners (led), DAG Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Details: Provides location-based social networking features. The company previously raised $9.5M in funding.
Investors: General Atlantic and Matrix Partners.
Details: Operates an online luxury retailer. The company, which previously raised about $48M from General Atlantic and Matrix Partners, was founded in mid-2007 by CEO Alexis Maybank, former eBay and AOL executive, and CMO Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, former Louis Vuitton and Bulgari executive.
Amount/Round: $800K/seed stage
Investors: Centurion Holdings (the investment and advisory firm led by Joe Grano, former chairman of UBS Financial Services).
Details: Provides location-based social networking services.
Investors: MentorTech Ventures (led), Amicus Capital and individual investors.
Details: Operates an online directory of senior care and senior housing. Michael Aronson, from MentorTech Ventures, and David Reibstein, a Wharton marketing professor, have joined the board.
Investors: High Peaks Venture Partners, Contour Venture Partners, The NYC Seed Fund and individual investors Howard Lindzon and Roger Ehrenberg.
Details: Provides online ticketing via social marketing.
Investors: BlueRun Ventures (led) and individual investor Dave McClure.
Details: Provides shopping cart services for use on Facebook and other social networking sites.
Investors: Atlas Venture (led), Benchmark Capital and Integral Capital Partners.
Details: Provides academic services social networking sites. The company previously raised about $10.3M in funding. The company was founded by Farb Nivi, a former Princeton Review Teacher of the Year. Angel investors in the company include Reid Hoffman (founder of LinkedIn) and Mark Pincus (founder and CEO of Zynga Game Network).
Healthcare Plus Supplies Inc.
Investors: Advantage Capital Partners.
Details: Supplies durable medical equipment to local hospices and their patients.
Breathe Technologies Inc.
San Ramon, Calif.
Investors: DAG Ventures (led), Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Delphi Ventures, Synergy Partners International and Johnson & Johnson Development Corp.
Details: Develops devices that treat respiratory problems associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and sleep apnea.
Palo Alto, Calif.
Investors: GE Healthymagination Fund.
Details: Provides cardiovascular genomic diagnostics. The investment is part of a larger round, which a regulatory filing suggests could be worth upwards of $45.5M. Other shareholders include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, TPG Biotech, Intel Capital, Mohr Davidow Ventures, DAG Ventures, Pappas Ventures and Asset Management Group.
iRhythm Technologies Inc.
Investors: St. Jude Medical (led), Mohr Davidow Ventures and Synergy Life Science Partners.
Details: Develop cardiac diagnostic monitoring devices. The company previously raised just over $19M in funding.
Palmaz Scientific Inc.
Investors: Texas Emerging Technology Fund.
Details: Develops metallurgical surface nanotech for the manufacture of implantable medical devices.
Sequent Medical Inc.
Aliso Viejo, Calif.
Investors: Domain Associates (led), Versant Ventures and U.S. Venture Partners.
Details: Develops devices for endovascular treatment of neurovascular disease conditions.
Investors: Verdoso Capital (co-led), Waveland Capital Groups (co-led), BV Capital and Accel Partners.
Details: Makes submersible, ruggedized mobile phones. The company previously raised more than $60M in funding. Franck Ullmann from Verdoso and John Allen from Arc Associates have joined the board.
Investors: Canaan Partners (led) and Bain Capital Ventures.
Details: Develops a platform for distribution and monetization of niche web video. The company previously raised more than $5M in funding.
Investors: RRE Ventures (led), SV Angel, Founder Collective, Softbank Capital and Hearst Interactive.
Details: Provides online news aggregation services.
Investors: Undisclosed angel investors.
Details: Provides video news service that analyzes news coverage, highlighting key differences in reporting.
Sipera Systems Inc.
Investors: S3 Ventures (led), Austin Ventures, Duchossois Technology Partners, Sequoia Capital and STAR Ventures.
Details: Provides real-time unified communications enablement and security solutions. The company has now raised $48M in total funding.
Investors: VentureLink Funds (led), Tech Capital Partners, Trellis Capital and Vertex Venture Capital.
Details: Makes advanced memory chips. The company previously raised $6M in funding.
Archive Systems Inc.
Investors: NewSpring Capital.
Details: Provides document process automation solutions. The company previously raised about $22M from Carlyle Venture Partners, Edison Venture Fund and NJTC Venture Fund.
Redwood City, Calif.
Investors: Mayfield Fund (led), InterWest Partners and Leapfrog Ventures.
Details: Develops software as a service business analytics for line-of-business managers. Rajeev Batra of Mayfield Fund has joined the board.
Mountain View, Calif.
Investors: Mayfield Fund (led), Accel Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners.
Details: Develops elastic data infrastructure software. The company has now raised $15M in total funding in two rounds.
Santa Clara, Calif.
Investors: Benhamou Global Ventures and FloodGate.
Details: Develops commercial IP network testing tools and solutions. Eric Benhamou and Mike Maples have joined the board.
Investors: Accel Partners (led), Khosla Ventures and Trilogy Partnership.
Details: Provides smartphone security solutions. Joseph Ansanelli, former CEO of Vontu and an executive at Symantec, has joined the board.