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Landmark, Insight shine in INPRS venture portfolio: VCJ

Funds from Landmark Equity Partners and Insight Venture Partners continue to shine brightest in the Indiana Public Retirement System’s early decade venture portfolio, according to an analysis by affiliate magazine Venture Capital Journal.

Evergage grabs $4 mln Series A

Evergage said Wednesday that it has raised $4 million in Series A funding. G20 Ventures led the round with participation from previous investors that included Point Judith Capital and Advanced Technology Ventures. Evergage is a web personalization platform.

EndoGastric Solutions rakes in $30 mln

EndoGastric Solutions has closed $30 million in Series G funding. Investors included Advanced Technology Ventures, Canaan Partners, Chicago Growth Partners, De Novo Ventures, Foundation Medical Partners, Oakwood Medical Investors and Radius Ventures. Based in San Mateo, Calif., EndoGastric Solutions develops products and procedures that treat gastrointestinal diseases.

VC-backed QuickPay buys Nautical Technologies from ANAi Global

QuickPay Corp. has acquired Nautical Technologies, the parking, transit and tolling tech division of ANAi Global. No financial terms were disclosed. The merged company will now be known as LocoMobi, Inc. Headquartered in Ontario, Nautical Technologies is a parking management solutions provider. QuickPay is backed by A16Z Seed, Advanced Technology Ventures, Ecomobilite Ventures, IncWell and Fontinalis Partners.

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Actifio secures funds led by Tiger Global Management

Actifio, a copy data virtualization company has secured an oversubscribed $100 million funding round led by Tiger Global Management with participation from current investors North Bridge, Greylock IL, Advanced Technology Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Technology Crossover Ventures. Actifio will use the funds to accelerate expansion.

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Security firm Trustwave buys VC-backed Cenzic

Security company Trustwave has acquired Cenzic. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Silicon Valley, Cenzic is a provider of security testing solutions for mobile, web and cloud apps. Cenzic’s backers include Mohr Davidow Ventures, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners and Advanced Technology Ventures.

Host Analytics Inks $17m Series D

Cloud-based enterprise performance management provider Host Analytics has closed $17 million in Series D venture financing. The round was fully financed by the company’s existing investors Advanced Technology Ventures, Trident Capital, StarVest Partners and Next World Capital.

Thinking Phone Networks Secures Funding Led by ATV and Bessemer

Enterprise cloud communications service provider Thinking Phone Networks has secured a $16.5 million investment led by Advanced Technology Ventures (ATV) and Bessemer Venture Partners. The company also announced Bob Hower, general partner, ATV, and Bob Goodman, partner, Bessemer Venture Partners, have joined its board of directors.

Wanxiang Backs GreatPoint Energy with $1.25bn

GreatPoint Energy has raised funding of $1.25 billion from China Wanxiang Holdings to finance and construct the first phase of a one trillion cubic feet per year coal to natural gas production facility. The complex will be located near Turpan, Xinjiang in the Peoples Republic of China. As part of the transaction, Wanxiang will become […]

EndPlay Attracts Additional Funds

EndPlay, a provider of content management delivered in the cloud, has attracted additional funding from management and existing investors, VantagePoint Capital Partners and Advanced Technology Ventures. This brings total financing for the company to $21.5 million. PRESS RELEASE EndPlay, Inc., a leading SaaS provider of content management, engagement and monetization solutions delivered in the cloud, […]

Rive Technology Appoints New CEO

Rive Technology, a provider of materials-based solutions for catalytic and separations processes for refining, chemicals, and biofuels, has appointed David C. Aldous as chief executive officer. Aldous brings over 30 years of experience in the refining, chemicals and catalyst industries, including over 20 years at Royal Dutch Shell where he was executive vice president of […]

Solar Junction Knows its Function, Closes $19M D Round

Solar Junction, the California-based developer of solar cells, bagged another $19.2 million from current investors with an additional investment from strategic IQE. Other investors include New Enterprise Associates, Advanced Technology Ventures, and Draper Fisher Jurvetson. PRESS RELEASE: SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb 13, 2012 — Solar Junction, a developer of high efficiency multi-junction cells for the […]

PowerVision Completes Funding Round

PowerVision, a private company developing an accommodating intraocular lens, had added Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation to its list of investors in a recent closing of its Series C financing. Current investors, Venrock, Advanced Technology Ventures, and Frazier Healthcare Ventures, also participated in the round. The closing brings PowerVision’s Series C financing round to a […]

Acceleron Pharma Inks $30M

Cambridge, Mass.-based Acceleron Pharma Inc. has raised $30 million in financing. The company said that strategic partner Celgene contributed to the round, along with “all other existing investors.” Acceleron has raised capital from Advanced Technology Ventures, Alkermes, Avalon Ventures, Bessemer Ventures, Celgene, Flagship Ventures, MPM BioEquities, OrbiMed Advisors, Polaris Ventures, QVT Financial, Sutter Hill Ventures and Venrock. The new funds will be used to expand the company’s clinical stage pipeline.

Catabasis Pharma Bags $8M More for Series A

Massachusetts-based Catabasis Pharmaceuticals raised an additional $8 million in its Series A financing, now bringing its total funding for the round to $47.6 million. The company is developing an omega-3 conjugated compound for patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia. SV Life Sciences, Clarus Ventures, MedImmune Ventures and Advanced Technology Ventures all participated in the funding.

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