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Indiana-based BioCrossroads has launched an $8.25m early-stage capital fund focused on identifying, creating and developing life sciences companies. A follow-on to a $6m first fund, Indiana Seed Fund II will invest an average of $500k in early-stage biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, diagnostic, ag-biotech and health information technology products and platforms. It will be managed by […]

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Gift Card Impressions, a Kansas City-based provider of personalization solutions for the Gift Card Industry, has raised a new funding. The round was led by OpenAir Equity Partners, with participation from: – Bart Glass, who will serve as Vice Chairman of the Board, – Tom Grant, – Alan Lowden, – John Novak. They will join Gift […]

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HepatoChem, Inc., a Beverly, Massachusetts-based early stage life science company, has received a $330k loan from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC). The loan is a share of the $3.4m amount that five companies received from the MLSC’s 2012 Accelerator Program. Founded in 2008 and led by President Marc Bazin HepatoChem has developed a proprietary […]

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Phoenix Energy Technologies, an Irvine, CA-based provider of Enterprise Energy Management (EEM) software and services, has secured a $5m financing. Backers include Five Peaks Capital Management and Bluff Point Associates. The company intends to use the funding to strengthen its position in the enterprise energy management (EEM) market. Founded in 2004 by CEO Lisa M. […]

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InCellDx, Inc., a Menlo Park, California-based molecular diagnostics start-up company, has received an equity investment from Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRLI). BRLI has purchased for $6m ($4m cash investment and $2m by promissory note) shares representing between between 20% and 25% of InCellDx. In conjunction with the transaction, Marc Grodman, MD, President and CEO of […]

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OrthoAccel Technologies, Inc., a Houston, TX-based medical device company, has raised $10m in growth capital. The round was led by HealthpointCapital Partners, with participation from existing investor S3 Ventures. In conjunction with the financing, HealthpointCapital’s John McCormick will join the company’s board of directors. Brian R. Smith from S3 Ventures will remain on the board. […]

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miiCard, a Edinburgh, UK-based online identity verification service, completed a $2.5m second seed funding round. Backers include New Wave Ventures, IQ Capital and Par Equity. The company intends to use the funding to expansion into the US and accelerate adoption of its “digital passport” across a range of markets, including financial services, ecommerce, social networking […]

fundingStart UpUSAventure capital

CrestaTech, a Santa Clara, CA-based wireless systems company that combines precision RF IC engineering with digital signal processing techniques to enable region-free TV reception on any device, has secured a $13m round of funding. Backers include Bechtolsheim Ventures, Benhamou Global Ventures, Sofinnova Ventures and AVM Capital LP. The company intends to use the capital to […]

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Trinean NV, a Gentbrugge, Belgium-based instrumentation company, has secured €2.7m of growth financing. The round was led by the current investors Vesalius Biocapital, Capital-E, Baekeland II Fund and Fidimec. The company intends to use the funding to further accelerate the development of its analytical platform, as well as expand its sales, marketing and distribution channels. […]

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NanoH2O, Inc., an El Segundo, CA-based company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets reverse osmosis (RO) membranes that lower the cost of desalination, has closed a $40m equity round and $20.5m in credit facilities. The round was led by BASF Venture Capital GmbH, Total Energy Ventures International and Keytone Ventures, with participation from existing investors […]

fundingStart UpUSAventure capital

ePaySelect, a Midland, MI-based developer of an electronic bill payment system, has raised funding from The Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund. The company is using the funds, whose amount was not disclosed, to expand its commercialization efforts. Founded in 2010, ePaySelect is led by President and Director Mr. Eric John Ostergren and Executive Director Ms. Karen […]

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Arkub Group, a Swedish provider of M2M and telematics solutions, has raised SEK12m in funding. Backers include Almi Invest. Founded in 2002 and led by Chairman Stig Alterbäck, Arkub operate through two subsidiaries: – Arkubserver, which delivers highly qualified standardized telematics platforms for collecting, processing and presenting data from machinery and other geographically spread resources; […]

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AnaCatum, a Linköping, Sweden-based intellectual property, IP, product provider of high performance analog and mixed signal blocks, has secured a SEK 10m equity funding. Backers included Conor Venture Partners and Almi Invest. The company intends to use the funds to further develop the IP based business model, to support the exisiting customers and acquire new […]

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Just-Eat, a London, UK-based online takeaway ordering service, has closed a $64m (approximately €48m) financing. The round was led by funds managed by Vitruvian Partners, with participation from Index Ventures, Greylock Partners and Redpoint Ventures. The company intends to use the funding to continue for growth, geographical expansion and product innovation. Led by CEO Klaus […]