Magnetic Attracts $10M

Magnetic, the search retargeting company, has taken on $10 million in a Series B round led by Edison Ventures. The New York-based company didn’t have any difficulty finding VCs, however: other backers for the round included IA Capital Partners, NYC Seed, NYC Investment Fund, Jonathan Kraft, Neu Venture Capital and Charles River Ventures. PRESS RELEASE: […]

SessionM Raises $20M From Charles River, Kleiner, Highland

SessionM said it raised $20 million in Series B funding in a round led by Charles River Ventures and joined by current investors Highland Capital Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The company will use the money for new hires and continue expansion of its platform, technology and network footprint. PRESS RELEASE Mobile Engagement […]

Kibits Raises $1M

Venture capital-backed Kibits Corp. has launched its a micro-social networking app for iPhone and iPod touch.  The company has raised $1 million from Google Ventures, Charles River Ventures, General Catalyst, Commonwealth Capital Ventures, SOSventures, Launch Capital, the CommonAngels Fund and undisclosed angels. Kibits is based in Cambridge, Mass. PRESS RELEASE Kibits Corp. today announced the […]

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 […]

Venture-Backed Open Mile Receives $3 Million Loan from NXT Capital Venture Finance

NXT Capital Venture Finance has provided a $3 million venture loan to Boston-based Open Mile, an online logistics provider backed by Charles River Ventures and Globespan Capital Partners. The money will be used to “finance key growth initiatives,” according to a release. NXT Capital Venture Finance, a months-old arm of  the commercial finance company NXT Capital, […]

Game Closure Wins $12M Series A

Game Closure, a Mountain View, Calif.-based maker of HTML5-based cross-platform game technology, has raised $12 million. Highland Capital Partners led the Series A round, with Greylock, Benchmark, General Catalyst and Charles River Ventures also participating. Highland’s Andy Miller has joined the company’s board of directors. PRESS RELEASE Game Closure today announced a Series A financing […]

QR Code Company Scan Raises $1.7M Seed Round

San Francisco-based Scan Inc., maker of the popular QR code reader app for iOS, has raised a $1.7 million seed round led by Menlo Ventures. Other investors include Google Ventures, Charles River Ventures, Yuri Milner’s Start Fund, Social + Capital Partnership, Transmedia Capital, Ludlow Ventures. PRESS RELEASE Scan Closes $1.7 Million Seed Funding Led by Menlo Ventures; […]

Millennial Media Files for I.P.O

Mobile advertising network Millennial Media Inc. has filed with regulators to raise up to $75 million in an initial public offering. Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and Barclays Capital are among the underwriters listed for the offering. The Baltimore-based company raised more than $65 million from venture investors, and wrapped up a $27.5 million round a year ago. Backers include from Bessemer Venture Partners, Columbia Capital, Charles River Ventures and New Enterprise Associates.

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