VC-backed PulsePoint expands team with new hire

New York-based ad tech platform PulsePoint has hired Mitchell Eisenberg as general counsel and SVP of corporate development. Previously, Eisenberg worked at Mediabistro. PulsePoint’s backers include Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Gotham Ventures, New Atlantic Ventures, Investor Growth Capital, Updata Partners and VantagePoint Capital Partners.

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Braemar Energy Ventures leads Series D round for Next Step Living

Next Step Living said Wednesday that it has raised $25 million in Series D funding. Braemar Energy Ventures led the round with participation from previous backers that included VantagePoint Capital Partners and Black Coral Capital. Headquartered in Boston, Next Step Living is a provider of home energy solutions in New England.

VC-backed PulsePoint names new SVP of product management

PulsePoint has hired Julie Preis as SVP of product management. Previously, Preis worked at Mocean Mobile. Headquartered in New York City, PulsePoint is an advertising tech and content creation firm. Its backers include Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Gotham Ventures, New Atlantic Ventures, Investor Growth Capital, Updata Partners and VantagePoint Capital Partners.

VC-backed Liquid Light adds Bayer veteran to executive team

Liquid Light has hired Dave Law as executive vice president of operations. Previously, Law worked at Bayer. Liquid Light is a provider of process technology that makes major chemicals from carbon dioxide. Its backers include VantagePoint Capital Partners, BP Ventures, Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital and Osage University Partners.

Bridgelux Bets the Company on New Technology and a Big Deal with Toshiba

Bridgelux, hoping to leapfrog competitors in the LED lighting business, is pioneering a new technology for LED chip making and betting the company on its success. The company that has received $296 million in venture funding took another step toward that goal by announcing a key deal with its new technology partner Toshiba

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, […]

SeaChange Inks Sale of Broadcast Server Business

SeaChange International said Wednesday that it has agreed to sell its broadcast server and storage business. SeaChange didn’t name the buyer but said a U.S. venture firm led a group of financial investors. MarketWatch reported that  VantagePoint Capital Partners is leading the investor group to buy the business. The new company will be called XOR […]

Biofuels Winners And Losers: A Look At The Market By Lux

We at peHUB have written about emerging biofuels companies on a number of occasions in the past year, chronicling the rush of these still formative companies to the IPO window. Here is a useful “cheat sheet” courtesy of Lux Research on who the ultimate winners and losers could be. The biofuels and biochemical industries are […]

Liquid Robotics Forms Strategic Advisory Board

Liquid Robotics(R), an ocean data services provider and developer of a wave-powered marine robot, has formed a new strategic advisory board. Liquid Robotics is based in silicon Valley and Hawaii and is backed by VantagePoint Capital Partners. PRESS RELEASE Liquid Robotics(R), an ocean data services provider and developer of the first wave-powered Wave Glider(R) marine […]

Better Place Secures Series C

Better Place has raised $200 million through a Series C equity financing from a consortium of investors and partners. Since its founding in 2007, Better Place has raised more than $750 million of equity financing. New investors include GE and UBS AG, among others. Existing shareholders, including Israel Corp, HSBC Group, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, […]

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