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Movik Networks, a Boston, MA-based company focused on developing wireless networking products aimed at enabling an Intelligent Radio Access Network (RAN) for high value content delivery, has raised $25m in funding.  The round was led by Oak Investment Partners, with participation from existing investors Highland Capital Partners and Northbridge Venture Partners. The company intends to […]

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Affine Systems, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of contextual targeting data for online video ad buying, has closed a $5m Series B venture capital financing. The round was led by Crosslink Capital, with participation from existing investor Highland Capital Partners. The company, which has raised a total of $8m in funding since 2007, intends to […]

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Agilyx Corporation, a Portland, Oregon-based company dedicated to economically converting difficult to recycle waste plastic into synthetic crude oil, has secured $22m in Series B funding. The round was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), with participation from new strategic investors Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) and Total Energy Ventures International, an affiliate of […]

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MegaZebra, a Munich, Germany-based social game provider, has received a multi-million Euro equity financing. Investors include Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures, and Kizoo Technology Ventures, which provided the previous funding round, and private investor Markus Stolz. The company intends to use the funds to hire professionals and continue to develop social games. Founded in 2008 by […]

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GameSalad Inc., a Austin, Texas and Los Angeles, CA-based platform that enables aspiring and established game designers to develop casual games, has raised $6.1m in a second round of funding. The round was led by Steamboat Ventures, with participation from Greycroft Partners, DFJ Mercury, DFJ Frontier and ff Asset Management. The company intends to use […]

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TidalTV, a Baltimore, MD-based video advertising, optimization, and yield management solutions provider, has raised more than $30m in financing. The round was led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from other existing investors Comcast Interactive Capital and Valhalla Partners. The company intends to use the new funding to expand its technology into new global […]

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Qwiki, a San Francisco, CA-based company that is developing a technology platform that transforms data into interactive, rich-media information experience, has raised an additional $1m in financing from Lightbank. The company intends to use the new funds to accelerate the expansion of the business. Co-founded by CEO Doug Imbruce and Dr. Louis Monier (founder of […]

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Acacia Pharma, a Cambridge, UK-based pharmaceutical company specializing in the development of drugs for cancer supportive care, has closed a $10m Series A funding round.  New investor Lundbeckfond Ventures joined Gilde Healthcare. Acacia Pharma will use the funds to complete Phase II development of its two lead product including APD421 for the prevention of nausea […]

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GEO Semiconductor Inc., a Santa Clara, California-based provider of high performance, programmable 2/3D video and geometric pixel processor IC solutions for multiple markets, raised over $1m in funding comprised of convertible debt and equity. In September 2010, GEO had already received a $2m financing. The company intends to utilize the funds to support multiple new […]

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Visible Technologies, a Bellevue, WA-based provider of Social Intelligence solutions, raised $6m in equity funding. Investors include existing backers Investor Growth Capital (IGC), Centurion Holdings, Ignition Partners, In-Q-Tel and WPP. This investment brings the total amount raised by the company to date to $45m. The company intends to use the funds to expand its sales […]

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Pinnacle Engines, a San Carlos, CA-based designer of a new engine that is designed to enable reductions in fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions without increasing vehicle cost, has raised $13.5m in venture funding. Investors include NEA, Bessemer Venture Partners and Infield Capital. In conjunction with the funding announcement, the company unveiled plans to commercialize […]

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borro.com, a London and Oxford, UK-based online pawnbroking service, has received a venture capital financing of undisclosed amount. Richard Matthews The round was led by Augmentum Capital, the entrepreneurial technology and internet fund launched by Tim Levene and Richard Matthews in 2010, with participation from existing investors Eden Ventures and Rockridge Investments. The company intends […]

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TIXEL, a Hannover, Germany-based company that develops and markets systems and solutions for high speed and reliable data transfer over wide area networks (WAN), has received a €700k venture capital financing. Investors include hannover innovations fonds (hif) and High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF). The company intends to use the funds to expand its partner network and the […]

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Appia, a Durham, NC-based open app marketplace, has raised $10m from Venrock. The company intends to use the funds to accelerate product development of its open app marketplace and launch app stores for partners around the world. In conjunction with the funding, Dev Khare, Vice President at Venrock, has joined the company’s board of directors. […]

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Inflexion Private Equity has completed the buyout of Phlexglobal, an Amersham, UK-based healthcare support services company. The company delivers a support service for all administrative and operational aspects of the clinical trial process, ranging from document management, and pre and post inspection support to tracking systems support, archiving and training. Phlexglobal’s main area of expertise […]