Start UpUSAventure capital

Assured Labor, Inc., a Boston, MA-based operator of a web and mobile marketplace for jobs built exclusively for emerging markets, has raised $1m in seed funding. Investors participating in the round include, among others, Nexus Venture Partners, Kima Ventures, Michael Van Swaaij (former CEO and Chairman of Skype), and Fabrice Grinda (CEO of   The funding […]

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Lycera Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of selective, small-molecule immunomodulators for the treatment of patients with autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, and inflammatory bowel disease, has raised a second tranche of $11m in its Series A financing. The new capital will be used to continue to advance Lycera’s […]

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Tremor Media, a New York-based video monetization and advertising company, has raised $40m in funding.  The round was led by Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth Fund with participation from DFJ and Triangle Peak Partners. Existing investors including Canaan Partners, Meritech Capital Partners and SAP Ventures also participated significantly in this financing. The capital will primarily be used to […]

middle market companiesPrivate EquityUK

Willowbrook, a UK-based nursing and dementia care home group for the elderly, has received a £24m development financing round led by mid-market private equity firm Graphite Capital. The financing package comprises an £11m equity commitment from Graphite’s most recent fund, Graphite Capital Partners VII, and the Willowbrook management team. The existing banking syndicate, led by […]

NetherlandsStart Up

Immunovo BV, a ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands-based new biotechnology company looking to combine novel methods in immunotherapy with the most recent insights in oncology to develop novel therapeutics, secured seed funding from Dutch venture capital firms. The investment was made by Biox Biosciences BV and LUPUS Ventures BV. In conjunction with the funding, founding investors Jan […]

middle market companiesPrivate EquityUSA

Solar Power Partners, Inc., a Mill Valley, CA-based solar power producer which provides system modeling, design, engineering, construction management, and long-term operations and maintenance, has closed $115m in financing, expandable up to $215m. The financing comprises construction debt, term debt, and tax equity provided by U.S. Bank and WestLB AG, as well as corporate funding […]

NetherlandsUSAventure capital

RES Software, a ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands- and Plymouth Meeting, PA-based user workspace management software company, closed a €4.7m (approximately $6.3m) equity financing. The investment was led by Gimv, a publicly traded European investment firm with a 30 year track record of success. The investment will drive several initiatives designed to increase its sales capacity in […]

Lithuaniaventure capital

BaltCap has successfully attracted private fundraising for the first ever risk capital fund to invest into Lithuanian SMEs. This forms part of the European Investment Fund (EIF)-managed JEREMIE Holding Fund initiative in Lithuania. This fund will focus on expansion financing of SMEs with established operations and growth potential taking equity stakes of up to €3m […]

middle market companiesPrivate EquityUSA

Management Health Solutions, Inc., a Fairfield, CT-based provider of supply chain management solutions to hospitals and healthcare providers across the United States, completed a $7.0m Series B equity funding.   The round was led by Enhanced Equity Fund, L.P., with participation from Radius Ventures, LLC, the company’s existing institutional investor. The Series B investment was used […]

Chinaventure capital

NetQin Mobile Inc., a Beijing, China-based mobile security service provider, has raised $20m in its third round of funding. The company, which was founded in October 2005 by Dr. Lin Yu, Dr. Shi Wenyong and Dr. Zou Shihong, is backed by leading venture capital firms, including two rounds of venture capital investment totaling $15m in 2007 […]

USAventure capital

Ground Truth, a Seattle, Washington-based mobile measurement firm, has raised $7m in Series B financing. Emergence Capital Partners and OPENAIR Ventures joined existing investors Steamboat Ventures and Voyager Capital in the round. The transaction brings Kevin Spain, principal at Emergence Capital Partners, to Ground Truth’s board of directors. The company, which delivers mobile intelligence required […]

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Vovici, a Dulles, VA-based provider of Enterprise Feedback Management (EFM) solutions, has raised $6.3m in Series C financing. Existing investors Austin Ventures and Mayfield Fund participated in the round. The capital infusion will be used to broaden the company’s existing product offerings and expand sales, marketing, and business development initiatives in response to growing market […]

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Joule, a Cambridge, MA-based developer of a platform that converts sunlight and waste CO2 directly into liquid fuels, closed a $30m second round of funding, Flagship Ventures, Joule’s founding venture capital investor, was joined in the round by undisclosed institutional and private investors. The proceeds from this latest investment will help the company accelerate the […]

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Marketo, a San Mateo, CA-based revenue-focused marketing automation company, has closed $10m in Series D funding. The investment was led by Mayfield Fund, with participation from existing investors InterWest Partners and Storm Ventures. Marketo has raised to date a total of $32m. In September 2009, the company had announced the close of its series C […]

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Coskata Inc., a Warrenville, Illinois-based developer of platform technology for the production of biofuels and biochemicals from biomass and waste materials, has closed a round of equity financing. French oil major TOTAL invested in the round and will have a seat on Coskata’s board of directors. Also participating in the transaction were a number of […]