fundingUSAventure capital

DynamicOps, a Burlington, MA-based provider of private cloud automation software, has closed an $11m Series B venture funding round. The round was led by Sierra Ventures, with participation from Next World Capital, which joined Credit Suisse’s Next II venture group in ownership. The company intends to use the capital to expand global sales, marketing and […]

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Francisco Partners, a San Francisco, CA-based global private equity firm focused exclusively on information technology investments, held the final close of its third fund at $2.0 billion.  Francisco Partners III, L.P. (FP III) focuses on providing capital to middle market information technology and technology-enabled services businesses pursuing opportunities globally, both as stand-alone investments and as […]

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Clickatell, a provider of Personalized Priority Messaging-based services to enable financial transactions over the mobile phone in developing countries, has raised $12m in a Series B venture funding round. The round was led by Sequoia Capital and DAG Ventures. The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand into new service areas and […]

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PointClickCare, a Mississauga, ON, Canada-based electronic health record (EHR) platform for the long-term care industry, has received a minority investment of undisclosed amount from JMI Equity. The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand its software-as-a-service (SaaS) products and services and also grow through inorganic opportunites. In conjunction with the funding, JMI […]

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Maintenance Assistant Inc., a Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based Enterprise 2.0 community for computerized maintenance and electronic asset management (EAM), completed its first round of expansion capital financing. The round was led by Verdexus, with participation from the Golden Triangle Angelnet Niagara Venture Forum and the company’s management. Maintenance Assistant intends to use the funds to expand […]

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Intuity Medical, Inc., a Sunnyvale, CA-based company developing innovative technologies in diabetes management, has secured a $20m credit facility from Silicon Valley Bank and Oxford Finance Corporation. The company intends to use the funds to complete clinical trials and commercialize POGO™, a fully-integrated blood glucose monitoring system, which is designed to give patients with diabetes […]

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Funium, a San Francisco, CA-based Facebook games developer, has raised $1.2m in seed funding. The round was led by Family Odyssey, with additional participation from FamilyLink. The company intends to use the funds to accelerate development and expansion of its Facebook game, Family Village , which enables players to explore their own family tree while […]

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ProspX, Inc., an Austin, TX-based developer of an on-demand search and sales collaboration platform built for the commercial insurance industry to streamline communications, improve productivity, and increase revenue, has completed an $8m Series B funding round. The round was led by existing investor Adams Capital Management, with participation from HPI Real Estate Services and Investments. […]

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Arsanis, Inc., a Vienna, Austria-based biotechnology start up dedicated to the development of anti-infective monoclonal antibody therapeutics, closed a $10m Series A financing. Investors include OrbiMed Advisors, Polaris Venture Partners and SV Life Sciences. Managing Partners, Carl Gordon from OrbiMed Advisors, Terry McGuire from Polaris, and Mike Ross from SV Life Sciences, joined the founders […]

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CardioFocus, Inc., a Marlborough MA-based developer of an Endoscopic Ablation System for the transcatheter treatment of Atrial Fibrillation, completed a $30.6m financing. Investors include new backers Fletcher Spaght Ventures, Manatuck Hill Partners and First Alliance & Capital Invest, Ltd and previous shareholders SV Life Sciences, H.I.G. BioVentures, Accuitive Medical Ventures, The Aurora Funds, Oxford Bioscience […]

fundingUSAventure capital

BL Healthcare Inc., a Foxborough, MA-based provider of next generation remote health management solutions to the Healthcare Industry, has received an equity financing from Verizon Investments Inc. The company intends to use the proceeds from the investment to expand its remote health care solutions, including those underway with Verizon Wireless’ LTE Innovation Center, which are […]

Start UpUSA

Primadesk, Inc., a Novato, Calif.-based provider of personal content management solutions, has raised funds from Citrix Startup Accelerator. Founded in 2009, Primadesk helps users search, manage and backup their personal cloud data from any browser and device (a personal computer, tablet or smartphone) they use. Its technology is currently in beta version. Commenting on the […]

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Sparrow, a “minimalist” mail application for Mac, has received an equity investment of undisclosed amount from Kima Ventures. Launched in early 2010 by Hoa Dinh Viet and Dominique Leca, Sparrow integrates a proprietary mail engine (based on Etpan/Hermod) and aims at improving the mail experience on Mac. Features include threads, labels, quick reply, multiple accounts, […]

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ThisWeekIn, Inc., a Santa Monica, CA-based Live Web TV network, has received a venture capital investment from media pioneer Jarl Mohn, who joined the company’s board of directors.  Founder of E! Entertainment and E! Online through a joint venture with CNET, Mr. Mohn currently makes venture capital and buyout investments, serving as a corporate director […]