LoadStar Sensors

LoadStar Sensors Inc., a Mountain View, Calif.-based maker of capacitive load sensors, has raised $5 million in its first round of institutional funding from AIG SunAmerica Ventures and Needham Capital Partners, according to VentureWire. The company is expecting to expand the round to $7 million, and previously raised $1 million in seed funding from angels like Jeff Drazen and Bill Harris. http://www.loadstarsensors.com/