venture capital

Socialcast, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of an enterprise collaboration and activity stream platform, has secured $8m in Series B funding. Investors include Menlo Ventures and True Ventures. The company plans to use the new capital to continue to develop its solution (which enables instant collaboration in a secure environment to unite people, processes, and […]


Reflexis Systems, Inc., a Dedham, MA-based provider of a Retail Execution Management Platform that helps retailers turn strategy into action, closed a $3.0m growth capital facility from Velocity Financial Group, Inc. Reflexis is backed by FirstMark Capital. Commenting on the deal, Dan Clarke, CFO of Reflexis, was quoted as saying: “We are very pleased to […]

USAventure capital

InsideView, Inc., a San Francisco, CA-based provider of a sales intelligence solution, closed $11.5m in Series B financing led by current investors Emergence Capital Partners, Rembrandt Venture Partners and Greenhouse Capital Partners. The company provides sales intelligence applications that help organizations tap into social intelligence to accelerate all aspects of the sales process.  InsideView’s SalesView […]


endpoint, a San Francisco, CA-based company dedicated to the development of Interactive Response Technology (IVR/IWR) platforms for the life sciences industry, has received a minority equity investment from Chiltern International Limited, a global contract research organization (CRO). endpoint’s configurable system, PULSE, which allows users to design and deploy clinical trial IRT systems that can be […]

USAventure capital

Hemosphere, Inc., an Eden Prairie, MN-based medical device company, has completed a $9.3m round of venture capital financing.  The round was led by Kaiser Permanente Ventures, with new investor Mutual Capital Partners and previous investors including Affinity Capital Management, Sapient Capital, Cutlass Capital, and Ascension Health Ventures, also participating.  The additional capital will allow the […]

Start UpUSA

Toura, a New York-based developer of multi-media mobile tour applications and creator of the Mobile App Producer, has secured $1.5m in seed funding from a group of angel investors.  The company will use the proceeds to continue advancing its technology platform and to accelerate business development, operations and marketing efforts in the United States, Europe, […]

GermanyStart Upventure capital

UP Web Game GmbH, a Cologne, Germany-based United Prototype project, has received a “seven-figure seed financing” from RapidTainment AG and High-Tech Gründerfonds. According to a press release, under the working title “Social Web Game”, the company is currently developing an undisclosed new kind of online game, which combines several already existing concepts and is targeted […]


[x+1], a New York City-based provider of an online targeting platform, has renewed its line of credit from Silicon Valley Bank. The facility will provide up to $10m of working capital the company requires to identify and pursue new market opportunities and develop innovative solutions. The company’s technology identifies high-value customers and prospects and serves […]

middle market companiesPrivate EquityUSA

Intrinergy, a Richmond, Virginia-based biomass renewable energy company, has received an undisclosed strategic investment from the latest fund of Riverstone Holdings LLC. The company will use the funds to accelerate its pace of growth in the United States and in Western Europe. In particular, the investment will enable Intrinergy to acquire and develop low-cost wood […]

GermanyStart Upventure capital

Germany-based Boehringer Ingelheim has launched its corporate venture capital fund. The Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund (BIVF) aims to invest, on a worldwide basis, in biotech and start-up companies that provide innovative therapeutic approaches and technologies to help drive innovation in medical science. These may include new therapeutic concepts including stem cells and RNA silencing as […]

GermanyStart Up

Through a €750,000 seed investment received from High-Tech Gründerfonds, KSV GmbH and Mittelständische Beteiligungsgesellschaft Schleswig Holstein GmbH (MBG), Delphi Optics GmbH, a Lübeck, Germany-based medical technology business, has developed its first product (a burns diagnosis system) and made it ready for the market. The CS-Cam.burn optical system for diagnosing the depth of burns matured from […]

GermanyStart Upventure capital

PEPperPRINT GmbH, a Heidelberg, Germany-based spin-off of the German Cancer Research Centre, has received a €500,000 start up investment from High-Tech Gründerfonds.  With a proprietary platform technology, the company produces and distributes peptide microarrays on demand, and also provides biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry with screening services based on more complex peptide libraries. The technology is […]

GermanyStart Upventure capital

amedo Smart Tracking Solutions GmbH, a Bochum, Germany-based developer of a new kind of technology platform based on RFID transponders, enabling the wireless positioning of minimally invasive surgical instruments, completed its second round of finance. The investment was led by EnjoyVenture Management GmbH (through ELS Fonds), High-Tech Gründerfonds, the KfW banking group and new strategic […]

Start Upventure capital

GrandCentrix GmbH, a Cologne, Germany-based start up which develops a “Smartphone Analytics” technology, has received an undisclosed investment from High-Tech Gründerfonds. The company develops and provides a Platform as a Service (PaaS) which allows suppliers of interactive mobile value added services to achieve a comprehensive consolidation of mobile user identities. In conjunction with the financing, […]


Wi2Wi Corporation, a San Jose, CA-based provider of wireless SiPs (System-in-a-Package), modules, and subsystem solutions for consumer and business embedded markets worldwide, with a focus on 802.11 (Wi-Fi), Bluetooth, and GPS, has entered into a credit facility with Bridge Bank N.A., a subsidiary of Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ:BBNK). This facility further will accelerate Wi2Wi‘s working […]