Bessemer Backs Therative

Therative, a San Francisco-based maker of a handheld consumer medical device for the treatment of acne, has raised around $9 million in third-round funding. Bessemer Venture Partners led the deal, and was joined by return backers Foundation Capital, RWI Ventures and Band of Angels.Therative has raised over $14 million in total VC funding since its 2005 inception.