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Eyewitness Surveillance, a provider of innovative remote video surveillance and monitoring services for automobile dealerships and other properties with valuable equipment or other assets, has received an equity investment from a syndicate of investors. The round was led by Peterson Partners, which committed $2m from its $50m Fund VI, with participation from The Cambria Group […]

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Lucid Commerce, a Seattle, WA-based TV targeting and measuring company, has raised $8m in Series C financing. The round was led by Rho Ventures, with participation from StarVest Partners, Positec USA Inc., and existing investors OVP Venture Partners and Greycroft Partners LLC. In conjunction with the funding, Doug McCormick, venture partner at Rho Ventures, will join […]

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NanoDetection Technology, a Tech-Way Office Park in Franklin, Ohio-based  company that develops a system for the detection of pathogens, DNA and biomarkers in the health care, food safety and bio-terrorism industries, has raised additional $300k in a $2.3m Series A funding with 21 investors. The Series A round, whose first part was closed in November 2010 (read here), was led […]

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Yext, a NYC-based business listings company, has raised a $10m in funding. The round was led by WGI Group, with participation from existing investors Sutter Hill Ventures and Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). The company intends to use the funds to develop PowerListings, a technology that synchronizes and enriches organic business listings across a network of […]

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Edge Public Solutions Limited, a Sale, UK-based public sector transformation business, has received a significant equity investment from The North West Fund for Venture Capital, managed by EV. Founded in 2010 and led by Managing Director Jim Aspin, Edge Public Solutions works across the public sector offering sustainable transformation services. In the first year of […]

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JML Optical Industries, a Rochester, New York-based designer and manufacturer of custom precision optical components, completed a control recapitalization with a $9.7m equity investment from BB&T Capital Partners. M&T Bank provided senior debt for the transaction. BB&T Capital Partners made the investment in conjunction with the company’s new CEO, its founder and other members of […]

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Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA), a European developer of diagnostic and therapeutic applications and products, has completed a €40m capital increase. The fundraising was subscribed by existing and new shareholders, including private investors and pharmaceutical companies. New shareholders include Italian biopharmaceutical company Dompé, which has acquired a 7.7% stake in AAA. In conjunction with the investment, […]

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Enerkem, a Montreal, Canada-based company that develops thermo-chemical technology that turns waste into ethanol and other chemicals, has closed a $30.3m financing. It is comprised of corporate equity (US$15.3m) and corporate debt (US$15m) transactions. Investors include The Westly Group, Fondaction CSN, and Quince Associates, and existing backers Valero Energy Corp., Waste Management, Rho Ventures, Braemar Energy Ventures and Cycle Capital, which had each […]

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Roka Bioscience, Inc., a Warren, NJ-based company that focuses on developing and commercializing innovative solutions based on molecular technologies for the industrial markets, has completed a $20m Series C equity financing. Investors include OrbiMed Advisors, New Enterprise Associates, Inc., TPG Biotech and Gen-Probe Incorporated (NASDAQ: GPRO). The financing brings the total amount raised by the company […]

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Vickers Electronics Limited, a Manchester, UK-based company that designs, installs and maintains energy management systems which regulate temperature in large commercial premises, has received a £7.2m investment. Investors including venture and growth capital fund manager EV, PHD Equity Partners LLP and Yorkshire Bank Corporate & Structured Finance have backed a management buy-out of the company. […]

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Plexxi, a Nashua, NH-based enterprise and cloud datacenter company, has raised $20m in Series B funding. The round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors Matrix Partners and Northbridge Venture Partners. The funding brings the total amount rasied by the company to date to $28.38m. Plexxi is led by: – Dave […]

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Rock Networks, a Warrington, UK-based start up that provides business IT & communication services, has received a £250k financing from The North West Fund for Venture Capital, managed by EV. Established by managing director Stewart DeRoma, technical director Dan Cunliffe and chairman Julian Jackson, Rock Networks is a voice and data specialist (fixed line communications, […]

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DNCA Finance SA, a Paris, France-based asset management firm, has received a private equity investment of undisclosed amount from TA Associates. TA Associates purchased its stake in DNCA from majority shareholder Gruppo Banca Leonardo, a Milan, Italy-based investment bank. Following the investment, the shareholder base is now comprised of TA Associates, who will become the […]

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AccuVein Inc., a Huntington, NY-based creator of a and-held, non-contact vein illumination device, has secured $22.5m in Series B financing. The round was led by MVM Life Science Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors. The company intends to use the funds to continue its expansion into new markets and enhance its […]

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Visual Revenue Inc., a New York-based provider of predictive analytics for online media, has secured $512K in funding. The round was led by Lerer Ventures, SV Angel, Kima Ventures and NYC Seed, with participation from 10 individual angel investors. The company intends to use the funds for product development. Officially launched in January 2011 by […]