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NewsCred, a New York-based media company focused on creating a single platform for the world’s news, said it raised a total of $4.75m in funding. According to the company blog (read here) the company raised: – $750K in seed round from FLOODGATE, IA Ventures and Naval Ravikant in September; and – $4m in Series A […]

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Retroficiency, a Boston, MA-based provider of an on-demand Building Efficiency Intelligence (BEI) platform, raised a $3.32m in initial funding. Backers include Point Judith Capital and angel investors. As part of the transaction, Retroficiency is acquiring the energy efficiency division (known as Clean Energy Solutions) of Nexamp, an independent power producer of distributed and utility-scale solar […]


Endeka Group, Inc., an end-to-end Wireless Internet Services Provider (WISP) and Managed Services Operator (MSO) for wireless internet systems, has received US$4.2m venture debt financing from Agility Lease Fund-lll, LLC and Trinity Capital Investment, LLC. The company intends to use the financing to continue to expand into new markets throughout the U.S.. Founded in 2008 […]


W3i, a provider of monetization and user acquisition services for mobile apps, has launched a $10m AppX Game Developer Marketing Fund. The goal of the marketing fund is to accelerate user growth for iOS™ and Android™ social game developers by aiding in their user acquisition financing. All developers who qualify for the Fund receive production […]

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100Plus, a San Francisco, CA-based personalized health prediction startup, has raised additional seed funding. Backers include Greylock Discovery Fund partners John Lilly and Reid Hoffman, Felicis Ventures and Band of Angels Acorn Fund. The company intends to use the capital, which comes in addition to initial funding by Founders Fund and Peter Thiel (read here), […]

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Pipe Maintenance, Inc., a Kilgore, Texas-based provider of inspection, repair, maintenance and asset management services for oil country tubular goods and down-hole tools, has been acquired by Chicago-based private equity firm Maxim Partners, LLC. Senior credit facilities for the transaction were provided by Cadence Bank, N.A. through its energy services team. Following the acquistion, made […]

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Cole Kepro International, LLC, a Las Vegas-based designer and manufacturer of turn-key cabinets, such as those used in video and slot machines, for the global electronic gaming industry, has received a private equity investment of undisclosed amount from the Anderson Group, LLC. Anderson plans to help the company achieve its long-term and global growth plans. […]

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Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based middle-market private equity firm, has completed its acquisition of Trinity Consultants, a Dallas, TX-based provider of air quality compliance and permitting services, for an undisclosed consideration. Gryphon bought the company from private equity firm Sentinel Capital Partners. NXT Capital provided a $45m senior credit facility to fund the acquisition. Gryphon, which partnered […]

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ChoiceStream, a Cambridge, MA-based provider of online personalized marketing solutions for major brands, has secured $8.7m in Series A funding. Investors include Sage Hill Partners, Sutter Hill, AT&T, and other unnamed private investors. The round is planned to close in January 2012 at $10.7m. The company intends to use the funding to support sales of […]

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CircuLite, Inc., a Saddle Brook, NJ-based developer of innovative solutions to improve the treatment of advanced heart failure, has raised $30min Series D funding. The round was led by new investor MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc., and Forbion Capital Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Eric A. Rose, M.D., Executive Vice President of Life Sciences, […]


Morgan Solar Inc., a Toronto, Canada-based manufacturer of a solar energy generation solution, has secured a US$9.8m (CAD $10m) investment from Enbridge Inc. This investment from Enbridge, a North American leader in oil and natural gas delivery, which is building a portfolio of renewable energy generation assets, brings the total amount raised by the company […]

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Trustpilot, a Åbyhøj, Denmark-based provider of a service that allows users to share their experiences with online shopping, has raised €3.3m in venture funding. Backers include SEED Capital and Northzone. The company intends to use the funds to expand its marketing activities throughout Europe with the purpose of becoming the dominant player in Europe, and […]

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Abeo A/S, a Frederiksberg, Denmark-based cleantech company, has raised €1,5m in venture capital from SEED Capital. The company intends to use the capital for upscaling the business including the hire of two new employees. Abeo was established in 2010 by Alexander Wulff to commercialize the patented building technology, Super-Lightweight Structures, which was invented by Kristian […]

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Funds managed by Gilde Buy Out Partners have acquired the majority in the Eismann Group, a Mettmann, Germany-based provider of frozen food home delivery services for an undisclosed sum. The current minority shareholder Intermediate Capital Group will sell its entire shareholdings to the new investor. Following the investment, the management, led by CEO Dr. Frank […]


TMAT Ltd, a Chesterfield, UK-based manufacturer of acoustic solutions for the special vehicles sector, has secured a £1.6m funding with HSBC. The company intends to use the funding to expand further into global markets and continue its product development plan, innovating new technologies specializing in Polyurethane Elastomer products. TMAT, which is already exporting its products […]