Altierre Raises Series B

Altierre Corp., a San Jose, Calif.-based provider of wireless infrastructure solutions for retailers, has raised $17 million in Series B funding. D.E. Shaw Group led the deal, and was joined by DuPont Capital Management and return backers ATA Ventures, Kinetic Ventures and Labrador Ventures. Altierre had raised a $13 million Series A round in January 2005. www.altierre.com