Private Equity Week Wire for Monday 6/25

MENLO PARK, CA — Knowledge Networks, an emerging leader in providing market intelligence to consumer businesses, has secured $40
million to fund further growth. The financing was led by new investor Maveron, with participation from existing investors Oak Investment Partners, Alloy Ventures, Meritech Capital
Partners and Oak Hill Venture Partners.

PALO ALTO, CA — Visionael Corp., a leader
in delivering network inventory and configuration management solutions to service
providers, today announced that it has secured $16.75 million in its third round of
financing. Visionael’s new institutional investors are Banc One Venture Partners, Charter
Ventures and Mingly Capital. The existing investors who have invested in this round are
Capital Communications, GE Capital and VantagePoint Venture Partners.

NEWTON, MA — Sockeye Networks, the emerging leader in the intelligent routing market, today announced that it has officially launched the company and has received $28 million in first round funding from Baker Capital, Battery Ventures, CSFB Private Equity and Polaris Ventures. Sockeye Networks is the first to add intelligence to IP networks by combining real-time data on global Internet conditions