Investors: Genzyme Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, The Novartis Venture Fund, Anthem Capital and Alliance Technology Ventures.
Details: Develops glycobiology-based therapies to treat inflammatory and infectious diseases. The company previously raised about $25M in funding.
Tower Cloud Inc.
St. Petersburg, Fla.
Investors: El Dorado Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures and an investor group led by telecom entrepreneur Cam Lanier.
Details: Provides broadband connectivity on a fiber optic or other similar high speed communications/data network. The company has now raised $30M in funding. The new investor group includes Ballast Point Ventures, Kinetic Ventures, Knology Inc., ITC Partners Fund, Noro-Moseley Partners, and The Burton Partnership.
Investors: Castile Ventures (led) and Village Ventures.
Details: Operates a health-oriented website for 18- to 40-year-olds. Skip Besthoff, general partner of Castile, has joined the board.
Investors: New Enterprise Associates (led), Accel Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners and MentorTech Ventures.
Details: Parent company of Diapers.com, which sells baby care necessities online. The company has now raised $41M since 2006.
San Jose, Calif.
Investors: Storm Ventures (led) and Norwest Venture Partners.
Details: Provides online outplacement and job search services. The company previously raised $4.25M from Norwest and individual investors. Sanjay Subhedar, managing director of Storm Ventures, has joined the board.
Investors: Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Mobius Venture Capital.
Details: Operates a search engine for blog content. The company previously held a $7.5M first close on the Series D round in summer 2008. TechCrunch reports that the extension came from return backers although there was no mention of existing shareholder August Capital. Technorati had previously raised about $30M in funding.
Investors: Oregon Angel Fund and individual investors.
Details: Develops a software-as-a-service platform that allows merchants to send gift cards or certificates to mobile phones.
Details: Provides in-stream advertising on Twitter. Mark Suster of GRP Partners is listed as a board member. The company was started by Sean Rad, a 23-year-old entrepreneur.
Audience Science Inc.
Investors: Mayfield Fund, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Meritech Capital Partners and Integral Capital Partners.
Details: Provides behaviorally targeted audiences for Internet advertising. The funding is part of a $20M round, according to a regulatory filing. The company has now raised about $97M in funding since 2000.
Investors: iNovia Capital (led) and Extreme Venture Partners.
Details: Provides online advertising solutions. The company is planning a launch in November.
Investors: Scale Venture Partners (led), Matrix Partners and General Catalyst Partners.
Details: Provides Internet marketing services for small and medium enterprises. The company previously raised $17M in funding.
Investors: Steamboat Ventures (led), Greycroft Partners and the Mail Room Fund.
Details: Provides analytics focused on social networking platforms. The company previously raised about $25K from Greycroft in 2008.
Lux Biosciences Inc.
Jersey City, N.J.
Investors: HBM Bioventures, Novo A/S, Prospect Venture Partners and SV Life Sciences.
Details: Develops treatments for ophthalmic diseases. The company had raised a $49M Series A round in 2006.
Vertos Medical Inc.
Aliso Viejo, Calif.
Investors: Onset Ventures (led), CHL Medical Partners, Foundation Medical Partners, Aweida Venture Partners and DFJ Mercury.
Details: Develops minimally invasive devices for lumbar spine decompression. The company has now raised more than $32M in funding since 2005. ONSET Venture Partner John Ryan has joined the board.
West Lafayette, Ind.
Investors: Clarian Health Ventures, Sanderling Ventures, Burrill & Co., American Bailey Ventures, Blue Chip Venture Co. and Triathlon Medical Ventures.
Details: Develops treatment for cancer and autoimmune diseases. The company has now raised about $71M in total VC funding since 2001.
Investors: Versant Ventures (led), 5AM Ventures and Sofinnova Ventures.
Details: A drug development startup. The company was founded in 2007 by Chorus co-founders Mike Clayman and Neil Bodick.
Synageva BioPharma Corp.
Investors: New Leaf Venture Partners, Hunt BioVentures, Yasuda Enterprise Development, Baker Brothers Investments, Tullis Dickerson and Four Partners.
Details: Develops protein therapeutics to treat various diseases. The funding brings the round total to $45M.
The company has now raised about $95M in funding.
Tarsa Therapeutics Inc.
Investors: MVM Life Science Partners (led), Quaker BioVentures and Novo AS.
Details: Develops an oral formulation of calcitonin, a peptide hormone for the treatment of osteoporosis that slows the rate of bone destruction.
Investors: Quanta Computing, SMSC, Carlyle Growth Partners, Hotung Venture Group and Venrock.
Details: Develops 3D-image, electronic perception technology for automobiles. The company previously raised about $73M in funding.
Investors: Palomar Ventures, InterWest Partners and Sigma Partners.
Details: Develops Internet security software focused on “bot armies,” which are made of computers that have been hijacked without the knowledge of the users. The company has now raised more than $16M in funding since 2006.
RedSeal Systems Inc.
San Mateo, Calif.
Investors: OVP Venture Partners (led), Venrock, Jafco Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures and Leapfrog Ventures.
Details: Develops security management software. The company has now raised more than $43M in total VC funding since 2004. Mark Ashida, managing director at OVP, has joined the board.
Investors: Commonwealth Capital Ventures and Pilot House Ventures.
Details: Develops productivity software solutions for the accounting industry. The company has now raised more than $21M in funding from Commonwealth and Pilot House.
Jive Software Inc.
Investors: Sequoia Capital.
Details: Develops social business collaboration software. The company previously raised a $15M round from Sequoia in 2007.
Palo Alto, Calif.
Investors: Intel Capital and Northbridge Venture Partners.
Details: Develops software for statistical computing language. The company has now raised $11M in funding from Intel Capital and Northbridge.