Zoove Secures Series E Rogers Venture Partners, Panorama Capital

Zoove Corp, a provider of a unique mobile phone number for content has secured a $15 million from existing series D investors, Rogers Venture Partners and Panorama Capital. The company’s early stage investors, Worldview Technology Partners and Highland Capital also invested in the business.

CampusLIVE Re-launches as Dailybreak and Inks $5m

CampusLIVE has re-launched as Dailybreak. Based in Boston, MA, the company has closed $5 million in funding led by GSV Capital Corp and is also backed by Highland Capital and Charles River Ventures. Dailybreak has also appointed John Federman as CEO. PRESS RELEASE With a string of major developments heralding its expansion beyond the college-aged […]

2tor Raises Leaves $26M Series D

2tor Inc., a provider of online degree programs, has closed on $26 million in Series D financing. Hillman Company led the round, with participation from new investors SVB Capital and WestRiver Capital, and return backers Bessemer Venture Partners, Highland Capital, Redpoint Ventures, Novak Biddle Venture Partners and City Light Capital. The Series D brings 2tor’s […]

Violin Memory Raises $50M From SAP, Highland, Toshiba, Juniper

Violin Memory, Inc. said it raised $50 million in Series D funding, giving the company a market value of more than $800 million. Investors in the round include Toshiba, Juniper Networks and new investors SAP Ventures and Highland Capital. PRESS RELEASE Violin Memory Flashes Forward with a $50 Million Mezzanine Round and $800+ Million Valuation […]

Tony Roma’s Still Up For Sale, while Krystal Co. Auction in Second Stage

Now a little bit of restaurant deal info.

It’s been a while since I’ve heard anything on the Tony Roma’s auction. In fact, I thought the process was dead.

This isn’t true, I’m hearing. In fact, the auction of the casual dining chain known for its ribs is still going on, sources say. I’m not sure what is taking so long, but Tony Roma’s is in talks with some restaurant groups (I assume this means strategics), sources say.

Rent The Runway Raises $15M From Kleiner Perkins

Rent the Runway said Monday it raised $15 million in venture capital from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The investment in the New York dress rental business bring capital raised to more than $31 million, with prior financing of more than $16 million from Bain Capital Ventures and Highland Capital. The startup had pre-launch seed […]

VYou Seals $3M Series A for Video Tech

VYou, the developer of a conversational video platform, has closed on $3 million in Series A financing. RRE Ventures and Highland Capital Partners led the round, which will be used for growth and technology development. Other investors include High Peaks Venture Partners, Broadway Video Ventures, and individual investors Kevin Wall, David Tisch, and Rick Webb. Adam Ludwin of RRE Ventures and Dan Nova of Highland Capital will join as board members.

Qihoo Plans $200M I.P.O.

Chinese Internet company Qihoo 360 Technology Co Ltd. plans to raise up to $200 million in an initial public offering, Reuters reported. The I.P.O. would provide an exit for a slew of investors including firms Sequoia Capital, Highland Capital, Redpoint Capital, Matrix and IDG. UBS Investment Bank and Citi are leading underwriters. Quihoo is a provider of Internet and mobile security products.

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