fundingUSAventure capital

Novophage, a Boston, MA-based early-stage technology company that develops a new class of biologics for different industrial applications, has completed a $5.7m Series A round of financing. The round was led by Flybridge Capital Partners, with participation from Founder Collective, Boston University (BU) and strategic investors Chevron Technology Ventures and The Kraft Group. In conjunction […]

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ADVANCE Medical, a Palo Alto, CA- and Sao Paulo, Brazil-based company that commercializes innovative medical technologies in Brazil and other countries in Latin America, has raised US$6m in Series A financing. The round was led by Venrock and Brazilian institutional investors and angels. ADVANCE Medical specializes in helping innovative medical technology companies (such as ZELTIQ […]

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Rocketick, a Ramat Gan, Israel-based GPU-based logic simulation provider, has received a $2.5m strategic investment from NVIDIA. NVIDIA, which is a leader in visual and parallel computing, will become a product licensee of Rocktick’s GPU-based logic simulation accelerator, called RocketSim, and Jeff Herbst, VP of Business Development at NVIDIA, will become an observer on the […]

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Pixonic, a Moscow, Russia-based social network games publisher, has received $5m in its second venture capital financing. Investors include Ventech, Kite Ventures, and TA Venture. The company intends to use the funds to publish new games in social networks, including Facebook, through its own PixAPI platform, which is designed to provide developer with fast integration, game […]

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Intrexon Corporation, a synthetic biology company, has closed a $100m Series E financing round. Investors include new shareholders, who committed the majority portion of the round and existing backers, including Randal J Kirk, Intrexon’s Chairman and CEO, and Third Security, LLC. This investment brings the total amount raised by the company to date to over […]

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OpenX Technologies, Inc., a Los Angeles-based provider of digital advertising technology, has completed a $20m Series D funding round. The round, which brings the total amount raised to date to more than $50m, was led by SAP Ventures, with the participation of additional new investors AOL Ventures, Mitsui & Co. Global Investment, Inc., and Presidio […]

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Excelimmune, Inc., a Woburn, Mass.-based biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of fully human recombinant polyclonal antibodies for therapeutic use, has held the final close of a $10.5m Series B financing. The funding includes new and existing high net worth individual investors. The company intends to use the funds to advance Staphguard, a human recombinant polyclonal antibody (HRPA) […]

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investiere.ch, a Zug, Switzerland-based online start-up financing platform created by Verve Capital Partners, has raised USD $600k from angel investors. The funds will be use to ramp up operations, improving the usability and investment process management capabilities of its platform and to implement basic post-deal services. Co-founded by Steffen Wagner, investiere.ch, which has a strategic […]

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Primus Power, a Hayward, CA-based provider of grid-scale energy storage solutions, has received $11m in its last financing round. DBL Investors and I2BF Global Ventures joined existing investors Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The company plans to use the capital to continue to advance to a full scale demonstration system […]

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Fondo Italiano di Investimento recently made an indirect investment of undisclosed amount in Wisequity III, the third private equity fund managed by Milan-based Wise SGR. The fund, which is currently in fundraising phase, will provide expansion capital to Italian small and medium-sized businesses with a turnover ranging between €20m and €100m, and focusing on leveraged […]

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TM3 Software GmbH, a Regensburg, Germany-based company that develops a system for controlling and optimizing in real-time all the business processes involved in merchandise management and warehousing logistics, recently received an investment of undisclosed amount from S-Refit AG. The company, which had also raised €500k in funding from High-Tech Gründerfonds and Bayern Kapital (read the […]

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wooga, a Berlin, Germany-based developer of online social games, has raised $24m in Series B financing. The round was led by Highland Capital Partners, with participation from Tenaya Capital and existing investors Balderton Capital and HV Holtzbrinck Ventures (read the news).  In conjunction with the funding, Fergal Mullen, General Partner at Highland, will join wooga’s […]

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Next Performance, a Paris, France-based online advertising company that specializes in dynamic retargeting, has received a €16m investment from Kennet Partners. The company intends to use the capital to continue to expand in Europe. In conjunction woth the transaction, Michael Elias, Managing Director at Kennet, and Hillel Zidel, Director at Kennet, will join Next Performance’s […]

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Coromatic Group, a Sweden-based data center builder that focuses on advanced design, installation and services, has received a €40m equity and debt financing from EQT Expansion Capital II. The transaction will enables the management to take over the majority of the company from private equity fund Litorina Kapital III. EQT Expansion Capital II intends to […]

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Mavenir Systems, a Richardson, Texas-based provider of innovative mobile infrastructure solutions for LTE operators, has raised $40m in its fifth round of funding. The round was led by new investor August Capital, with participation from North Bridge Venture Partners, Austin Ventures, Alloy Ventures, Greenspring Associates and Cross Creek Capital. This brings the total amount the […]

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m2p-labs, a Baesweiler, Germany-based provider of innovative screening and fermentation technologies for the pharmaceutical, biotechnical and chemical industries, has received an investment of undisclosed amount. Backers include the Seed Fund for the Region of Aachen GmbH & Co. KG, the KfW with the ERP Start-Up Fund and the High-Tech-Gründerfonds, as well as two private investors. […]