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Reed Elsevier Ventures leads Series C round for Agworld

Agworld said Monday that it has closed AU $6 million in Series C financing. Reed Elsevier Ventures led the round with participation from return backer Yuuwa Capital. Based in Australia, Agworld id a provider of information management and cloud collaboration solutions for the agricultural sector.

Om Malik becomes partner at True Ventures

Om Malik, founder of the news site Gigaom and a journalist for more than 20 years, said he has become a partner at True Ventures and will give up his day-to-day reporting duties. He had previously been a venture partner at the firm. In a blog post, Malik said he will remain on the Gigaom board and write as an occasional columnist, but no longer function as a daily employee.

Martini Media Appoints Chief Tech Officer and VP Eastern Sales

Digital media and content platform Martini Media has appointed Gagan Saksena as chief technology officer. Additionally, the company has hired Scott Graham as VP of Eastern sales. Headquartered in San Francisco, Martini Media is backed by Venrock, Reed Elsevier Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank and Granite Ventures.

SpaceCurve Wraps Up $2.7M Round

SpaceCurve, a company developing “big data” technology focused around real-time location-based services, has raised $2.7 million in funding from Reed Elsevier Ventures, Divergent Ventures and Musea Ventures. SpaceCurve is based in Seattle. -cn PRESS RELEASE SpaceCurve today announced it has raised $2.7 million to fund the development of big data solutions that address growing market […]

From the Filings–Startup Edition

(Recent funding news based on Form D filings with the S.E.C.) New York-based Peer39 Inc. has raised $2.5 million in fresh capital, according to a regulatory filing. Peer39 provides data based on the content and structure of web pages, and aims to help companies improve the effectiveness of online display advertising. The company raised a […]

Martini Media Inks $13M

Granite Ventures is leading a $13 million round for online ad network Martini Media, the company announced Wednesday. Reed Elsevier Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank and Venrock are also contributing to the round, which will go toward commercializing its analytics and products. San Francisco-based Martini Media’s platform is designed to target affluent consumers.

Backers Stack up to Fund Fingerprint Digital

Fingerprint Digital, the network for children’s games, learning tools and entertainment on mobile devices, has secured $1.4 million from K2MediaLabs, THQ, Reed Elsevier Ventures and Suffolk Holdings. Fingerprint Digital is based in San Francisco.

VC-backed Martini Media Strikes a Deal

Martini Media, the digital media platform backed by Venrock, Reed Elsevier Ventures and Granite Ventures, has acquired TDP Media Group, a London-based digital media firm. Specifics on the transaction were not publicized. The two companies have shared in a joint partnership since December 2010.

GigaOM Gets $6M In Expansion Funding From Reed Elsevier, Others

GigaOM announced Wednesday that it raised $6 million in expansion funding. Reed Elsevier Ventures led the round for the news and conferences business, with existing investors Alloy Ventures and True Ventures also participating. PRESS RELEASE GigaOM Raises $6 Million in Funding Leading business and technology media company will use funding to expand its rapidly growing […]

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