Canadaventure capital

Chango, a Toronto, Canada-based integrated search marketing demand side platform, completed a $1.4m Series A financing. Metamorphic Ventures and Geoff Judge have joined existing investors iNovia Capital and Extreme Venture Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Lewis Gersh, Managing Partner at Metamorphic, and Geoff Judge, angel investor and cofounder of 24/7 Real Media, will join […]

Private Equity

Teufel Speakers GmbH, a Berlin, Germany-based designer and online retailer of loudspeaker systems, has been acquired by private equity investor HgCapital from Riverside. The company, which designs, markets and sells its own brand audio speaker systems (home theatre, multimedia, integrated systems) directly through its business-to-consumer internet platform,, has 72 employees and is focused on […]

fundingUSAventure capital

Zenprise, Inc., a Fremont, CA-based provider of enterprise mobile management and device management software, closed a $9m round of financing. The round was led by Rembrandt Venture Partners, with participation from exisiting investors Ignition Partners, Bay Partners, Mayfield and Shasta Ventures. The company’s software, which is supported by smartphone platforms including BlackBerry, iPhone, Palm, Windows […]

USAventure capital

Calistoga Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Seattle, Washington-based developer of targeted therapies for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases, has closed a $40m Series C financing. The round was led by Quogue Capital, LLC, with participation from existing investors Alta Partners, Amgen Ventures, Frazier Healthcare and Three Arch Partners and new investor Latterell Venture Partners. The […]


Symform, Inc., a Seattle, WA-based provider of backup and disaster recovery solutions to small businesses, closed a $4m financing. The round was led by Longworth Venture Partners, with participation from OVP, Symform’s original venture investor. In conjunction with the funding, Longworth’s Nilanjana Bhowmik (see photo) will join the company’s board of directors. The financing will […]

fundingUSAventure capital

Click Forensics, Inc., an Austin, TX-based provider of online advertising and audience verification solutions, has closed a $6m Series C funding round. The investment was led by Austin Ventures, with participation from Sierra Ventures and Shasta Ventures. The funding will enable the company to expand development and marketing of new audience verification and traffic quality […]

fundingUSAventure capital

Vicept Therapeutics Inc., a Malvern, Pennsylvania-based specialty biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing a topically applied therapy for erythema (facial redness) of rosacea, a common, chronic condition of the skin, has secured $10m to complete a total $16m Series A financing. The round was led by Vivo Ventures, Sofinnova Ventures and Fidelity Biosciences. The capital will […]

fundingUSAventure capital

IPP of America,  a Fairfield, NJ-based provider of retail electronic payment services, raised $2.3m in funding. The round was led by existing partner Edison Venture Fund, which committed $1.2m, with participation from prior investors. The proceeds from the financing will be used to expand marketing, sales, products and working capital. IPP operates a national network […]

fundingUSAventure capital

Kontagent, a San Francisco, CA-based social web analytics company, has raised over $4m as part of its latest round of funding. The investment, which was led by Altos Ventures and Maverick Capital, with participation from Larry Braitman, co-founder of FlyCast and Adify, brings the total amount raised by the company to nearly $6m to date. […]

Private EquityUSA

The Higher Gear Group, a Schaumburg, Illinois-based provider of customer relationship management (CRM) software and related services to automotive dealers, received an investment of undisclosed amount from an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a global private investment firm. Founded in 1998 by industry veteran Robert C. Gruen, the company provides customers throughout the United States, Mexico […]

fundingUSAventure capital

Consert Inc., a Raleigh, N.C.-based smart grid technology provider, has raised $17.7m from Constellation Energy (NYSE:CEG), GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE (NYSE:GE), Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM), Verizon Ventures and other private investors. The funds will be used to fund strategic marketing, North American sales and enhancements of the company’s advanced smart grid software. […]


Verari Technologies, a San Diego, CA-based developer of blade-based cloud computing and cloud storage platforms for conventional and containerized data centers, has received a “significant” investment. The proceeds from the investment will be used to bring its solutions to market while increasing R&D efforts. In conjunction with the financing, the company appointed Marc Brown, recently […]

fundingUSAventure capital

Geodelic, a Santa Monica, CA-based mobile media platform, has raised $7m in a Series B equity financing. The investment was led by MK Capital, with participation from existing investors Clearstone Venture Partners and Shasta Ventures. Founded in 2008, the company has raised to date to over $10m. The Geodelic application, which enables users to automatically […]

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Karolinska Development AB, a Solna, Sweden-based life science investor, and Kurma Biofund, a venture capital fund based in Paris, France, have entered into a strategic partnership. The purpose of the deal is to identify early stage co-investment opportunities in the life science sector in the Nordic region and other selected parts of Europe. Since its […]