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Spring Mountain leads growth round for IsoPlexis

Spring Mountain Capital said Tuesday that its private equity group led a growth equity investment in IsoPlexis Corp. Financial terms weren’t announced. Connecticut Innovations, YEI Innovation Fund (a part of the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute),Yale University, and North Sound Ventures also participated in the round. Branford, Conn.-based IsoPlexis developed a single cell immunoassay and related software that aims to provide in-depth understanding of immune and cancer cells.

Flash Storage Company WhipTail Raises $31M Series C

WhipTail, a Whippany, N.J.-based flash based storage company, has raised a $31 million Series C round of funding from SanDisk, Ignition Partners, RRE Ventures and Spring Mountain Capital. Silicon Valley Bank provided debt financing and the company said an unnamed Silicon Valley industry titan also invested.

Flash-Based Storage Startup WhipTail Lands Series B

WhipTail, a Whippany, N.J.-based flash based storage company, has raised a Series B round of funding led by RRE Ventures. Ignition Partners and Spring Mountain Capital also participated in the round, the amount of which was not disclosed. PRESS RELEASE: Today WhipTail, maker of the world’s first and most widely deployed all-flash enterprise class storage […]

NewWorld Buys Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls

NewWorld Capital Group has acquired Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls, a maker of particulate matter and nitrogen oxides abatement products. Investors Ingleside Investors, North Sky Capital and Spring Mountain Capital also participated in the deal. Terms were not released. Cleaire is headquartered in San Leandro, Calif. with a manufacturing facility in San Diego. The company’s products are used by on-road and off-road heavy-duty diesel-powered vehicles.

WhipTail Technologies Raises Series A from Spring Mountain and RRE Ventures

WhipTail Technologies, a Whippany, N.J.-based company that makes solid-state storage arrays, has raised an undisclosed amount of Series A venture investment from Spring Mountain Capital,  a New York-based investment firm. RRE Ventures, also of New York, participated in the round as well. PRESS RELEASE: Spring Mountain Capital, LP (SMC), a New York-based investment management firm that focuses […]

Spring Mountain Capital Adds two MDs

Investment management firm Spring Mountain Capital has added Avi Faliks and Jamie Weston as managing directors in its private equity business. Both will work on sourcing, selecting, and managing its private equity investments. Faliks previously founded Vertex Capital Management, a firm focused on distressed consumer companies that were restructured, rebuilt, and sold to strategic investors. Earlier, Faliks was the co-founder and managing director of hedge fund Apex Capital Management. Weston was previously a partner at Wicks Group, a private equity firm with close to $1 billion under management. Spring Mountain Capital is based in New York.

Spring Mountain Capital Invests in NXTM

New York-based Spring Mountain Capital has become the lead investor in Culver City, Calif.-based digital media company NXTM LLC. No terms of the investment were disclosed. NXTM provides musicians tools to build, manage and monetize their online digital presence, and has worked with musicians including Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, the company said in a statement.

WhipTail Tech Hires Crain as CEO, Spring Mountain to Provide Bridge Financing

WhipTail Technologies said Monday that it has hired Daniel Crain as its CEO and that Spring Mountain Capital has provided it with convertible bridge financing. Financial terms weren’t disclosed. Crain was most recently Brocade Communications’s chief tech officer. WhipTail is a Summit, N.J.-based software vendor. With the financing, Spring Mountain, a New York private investment firm, will have the option for a seat on WhipTail’s board.

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