South San Francisco, Calif.
Investors: CTTV Investments (led), Lightspeed Venture Partners, Flagship Ventures and Khosla Ventures.
Details: Develops hydrocarbon biofuels and chemicals. CTTV Investments, a.k.a. Chevron Technology Ventures, is the venture arm of Chevron Corp. The company previously raised about $20M in funding.
Investors: Amicus Capital and individual investor Erik Blachford (CEO of Terrapass and former CEO of Expedia).
Details: Operates a website that provides discounted ski passes. The site had initially launched in 2006.
Investors: Insight Venture Partners and T. Rowe Price.
Details: Provides micro-blogging services. The company previously raised about $50M in funding from Benchmark Capital, Institutional Venture Partners, Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures.
ReVerb Networks Inc.
Investors: Friedli Corporate Finance.
Details: Develops smart antenna technology.
Delivery Agent Inc.
Investors: Bessemer Venture Partners, Cardinal Venture Capital, Worldview Technology Partners and Coral Capital Management.
Details: Provides shopping-enabled programming and content monetization for entertainment companies. The company previously raised $35M in funding, including $18.5M in May 2007 in a funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners.
Investors: Adams Capital Management.
Details: Operates an online payment card system. Joel Adams, founder of Adams Capital Management, has joined the board.
Investors: Spartan Mobile (led) and Lacuna Venture Fund.
Details: Develops mobile ecommerce platform technology.
Investors: Maveron (co-led) and Spark Capital (co-led).
Details: Provides online educational services for college-age students. Maveron Partner Amy Errett and Spark Capital Partner Alex Finkelstein have joined the board.
Palo Alto, Calif.
Details: Develops a free iPhone app called Booyah Society that involves real-life achievements. The company had previously raised $4.5M from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Matt Murphy, a partner at Kleiner Perkins, is listed as the company’s only non-executive board member. The company was founded by a team of former Blizzard Entertainment employees, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based company most well-known for producing the World of Warcraft gaming series.
Palo Alto, Calif.
Investors: AT&T Media Holdings, Lauder Partners, Maverick Capital, Autodesk and Warner Brothers.
Details: Develops cloud gaming technology to deliver live video gaming capabilities online. The company previously raised more than $16.5M in funding.
Investors: Intel Capital.
Details: Develops software that facilitates the deployment of games across multiple platforms, such as bringing PC games to TV. The investment is part of a larger strategic collaboration between TransGaming and Intel Corp., the parent of Intel Capital.
Investors: Bain Capital Ventures. General Catalyst Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners, and Leerink Swann.
Details: Develops health care informatics.
Michelle’s Miracle Inc.
Investors: Phenomenelle Angels Fund (led), Fisher Properties and individual investors.
Details: Makes cherry-flavored nutritional products. The funding is the first tranche of a $1.5M Series A round, according to a regulatory filing.
St. Paul, Minn.
Investors: Tenaya Capital (led), Split Rock Partners and Redpoint Ventures.
Details: Provides predictive scoring and information services for online advertisers. The company previously raised about $20.75M from Split Rock Partners and Redpoint Ventures.
San Ramon, Calif.
Investors: Claremont Creek Ventures and Draper Fisher Jurvetson.
Details: Provides out-of-home digital advertising services. The company has now raised about $13M in funding. John Fisher, managing director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, has joined the board.
Investors: Clarus Ventures (co-led), Domain Associates (co-led), Scale Venture Partners, Thomas, McNerney & Partners, Oxford Finance Corp. and Abingworth Management.
Details: Develops drugs focused on pain management and disorders of the central nervous system. The funding round is structured with an initial $36M that has been called down and $15M in a second tranche. The company withdrew a planned $86.25M IPO last summer. The funding will be used to launch its product in January 2010.
Research Triangle Park, N.C.
Investors: RTI International and Intersouth Partners.
Details: Develops silicon circuit board technology.
Investors: Individual investors Esther Dyson, Irving Levin and former TD BankNorth CEO William Ryan, among others.
Details: Develops employee expense management software for small and mid-sized businesses. John Bailey (CEO of Manheim Europe) and William Benedict (CEO of Alpine Meridian) have joined the board.
Investors: Acadia Woods Partners, BlueCrest Venture Finance Master Fund, W Capital Partners and Shared Capital Partners.
Details: Develops social networking software. The company, which has relaunched with the new funding round, now raised at least $42.5M to date.
Los Gatos, Calif.
Investors: Coral Capital Management and Menlo Ventures.
Details: Provides wireless mesh networking solutions. The company had previously raised $46M in funding since 2003 from Coral Capital Management and Menlo Ventures.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Investors: Peterson Ventures (led), The Garber Fund
Details: Provides video conferencing solutions to conduct video interviews.