Private Equity Week Wire for Monday 1/15

HAYWARD, CA — eFORCE, a 21-month-old e-business
integrator today announced that it has
received $16 million in its third round of funding. The funding includes
investments from new venture partners, GE Asia Pacific Capital Technology Fund
and Itochu Corporation Japan, and previous investors Greylock and Norwest
Venture Partners. eFORCE will use the funds to support continued global
expansion of its eBusiness service offerings across Europe and into Asia
Pacific.

LONDON — Worldpop, the leading creator of music and other entertainment content,
today announces the successful completion of a