Investors: Bay City Capital (LED), Amgen Ventures, Astellas Venture Partners, MPM Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers.
Details: Operates as a biopharma company focused on the application of epigenetics. The company previously raised $14M in funding from Kleiner Perkins and MPM Capital in February 2008. Carl Goldfischer, a managing partner at Bay City Capital, has joined the board.
Morgan Solar Inc.
Investors: Iberdrola Group SA, Nypro Inc. and Turnstone Capital Management LLC.
Details: Develops concentrated solar photovoltaic panels.
Investors: Catalyst Investors.
Details: Provides email, voice, fax and text messaging solutions. The company announced an initial investment in July, but has not disclosed funding amount.
Amie Street Inc.
Investors: Deep Fork Capital and undisclosed investors.
Details: Operates as a digital music retailer and social networking site. The company previously raised capital from Amazon.com.
Investors: Blue Chip Venture Capital, CincyTech, Neyer Holdings, Queen City Angels and individual investors from the Cincinnati region.
Details: Develops an online commerce platform.
Mountain View, Calif.
Investors: Rembrandt Ventures (led) and Sierra Ventures.
Details: Provides an online video and advertising platform. The company has now raised about $20M in total funding from Rembrandt Ventures, Sierra Ventures and other undisclosed investors.
ALung Technologies Inc.
Details: Develops artificial lung devices for the treatment of acute and chronic respiratory disorders.
EndoGastric Solutions Inc.
Details: Develops medical technology focused on endoluminal reconstructive gastric procedures. The funding included equity and debt financing, according to a regulatory filing. The company previously raised about $82M from Advanced Technology Ventures, Chicago Growth Partners, DeNovo Ventures, Foundation Medical Partners, MPM Capital and Oakwood Medical Investors.
Investors: InterWest Partners (led), The Wellcome Trust and Dievini Hopp Biotech Holding.
Details: Develops preventative and personalized diagnostics technology using genomic and proteomic technologies. The company was founded by Amgen founder Leroy Hood.
Investors: ABS Capital Partners.
Details: Develops pathology and diagnostic testing services. England & Co. acted as the exclusive adviser to the investor group. ORIX Venture Finance provided an undisclosed amount of venture debt to the company. Mark Anderson, general partner at ABS Capital, and John Stobo, managing general partner at ABS Capital, have joined the board.
Investors: DAG Ventures, Bay Partners and Presidio Ventures, Benchmark Capital, Amazon.com and New Enterprise Associates.
Details: Develops open-source cloud computing software. The company raised a $15M Series B round in July 2008 from Benchmark Capital, Amazon.com and New Enterprise Associates.
GroundWork Open Source Inc.
Investors: Canaan Partners (led), Jafco Ventures, Mayfield Fund and SAP Ventures.
Details: Provides open-source systems and network management software.
Investors: DFJ Gotham Ventures and RRE Ventures.
Details: Provides staffing software and services. Thatcher Bell, a principal at DFJ Gotham, serves on the board.
Troux Technologies Inc.
Investors: Austin Ventures and Greylock Partners.
Details: Develops IT governance software, has raised $10M in sixth-round funding. The company had previously raised more than $41M in funding from Austin Ventures, Greylock Partners, Verdane Capital Pinnacle Ventures and other investors.
Investors: Energy Ventures (led), CTTV Investments and the Dobson Partnership.
Details: Provides real-time mobile collaboration platform. The deal is expected to help Realty Mobile expand its product offering, currently used by the government and defense markets, into the energy sector. CTTV Investments, a.k.a. Chevron Technology Ventures, is the venture arm of Chevron Corp.