D-Wave Systems snags C$29 mln

D-Wave Systems Inc, a quantum computing company headquartered in Burnaby, British Columbia, has secured C$29 million in funding. The investors in this round were not named; however, D-Wave’s previous backers include Bezos Expeditions, BDC Capital, DFJ, Goldman Sachs, Growthworks, Harris & Harris Group, In-Q-Tel, International Investment and Underwriting and Kensington Partners Limited.

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VC-backed MemSQL appoints Held as executive chairman

San Francisco-based MemSQL, a provider of big data analytics, has named Jerry Held as executive chairman. Held is a chairman of Tamr. MemSQL’s backers include Accel Partners, Khosla Ventures, First Round Capital, Data Collective and In-Q-Tel.

Cubic Defense Applications adds VC Louie to board

Cubic Defense Applications, which provides combat training systems and secure communications, has appointed Gilman Louie to its defense executive advisory board. Louie is a partner at Alsop Louie Partners. He is also the founder and former CEO of In-Q-Tel.

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VC-backed GuideSpark appoints VP of corp. development and strategy

Menlo Park, Calif.-based GuideSpark, a provider of employee communications and engagement solutions, has hired Will Johnson as vice president of corporate development and strategy. Previously, Johnson headed corporate development and software alliances at Workday. He is also a former partner with In-Q-Tel, the venture firm associated with the CIA. GuideSpark is backed by New Enterprise Associates, Storm Ventures and IDG Ventures.

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In-Q-Tel backs MemSQL

MemSQL has received an undisclosed investment from In-Q-Tel. Based in San Francisco, MemSQL is a provider of big data analytics.

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Newlans scores funding from In-Q-Tel

Newlans said Thursday that it has received an undisclosed investment from In-Q-Tel. Based in Acton, Mass., Newlans is a developer of radio frequency solutions for mobile devices.

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In-Q-Tel backs Expect Labs

Expect Labs has received an undisclosed amount of funding from In-Q-Tel. Based in San Francisco, Expect Labs is the creator of developer platform MindMeld API.

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Platfora nets $38 mln

Platfora said Wednesday that it has raised $38 million in funding. Tenaya Capital led the round with participation from Citi Ventures, Cisco, Allegis Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures and In-Q-Tel. Based in San Mateo, Calif., Platfora is a provider of big data analytics solutions.

Samsung Invests in Cloudant

Cloudant, a cloud-hosted database provider based in boston, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Samsung Venture Investment Corp. Cloudant was founded in 2008 by three MIT physicists; it has previously raised $4 million, including from Y Combinator and In-Q-Tel.

Cloudera Raises $65M From Accel, Greylock, Ignition, Meritech, In-Q-Tel

Cloudera said it raised $65 million in a deal led by Accel Partners and supported by Greylock Partners, Ignition Partners, In-Q-Tel and Meritech Capital Partners. The investment will fund global expansion, and the company announced it will establish a European headquarters in the United Kingdom in the first quarter of next year.

Infinite Power Solutions Closes $10m Series D

US clean technology company Infinite Power Solutions has completed a $10 million Series D financing. Existing financial investors Generation Investment Management, D. E. Shaw Ventures, Polaris Venture Partners and Core Capital Partners co-led the financing, which also included participation by Applied Ventures, the venture capital arm of Applied Materials, In-Q-Tel and two additional strategic investors. […]

Boissy Joins 3VR from IBM

3VR, a video intelligence company, has added chief marketing officer Joe Boissy to the company’s leadership team. Boissy joins 3VR from IBM. Based in San Francisco, CA, 3VR is privately held with funding from DAG Ventures, Focus Ventures, In-Q-Tel, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Menlo Ventures and VantagePoint Ventures. PRESS RELEASE 3VR, the video intelligence […]

Semprius Inks $3M

Semprius Inc., a developer of high concentration photovoltaic solar modules, has closed on $3 million in venture funding. Morgan Creek Capital Management; Illinois Emerging Technologies Fund, which is managed by IllinoisVENTURES; and In-Q-Tel contributed to the investment round. IllinoisVENTURES and In-Q-Tel are existing shareholders in the company. Funding will help the company expedite construction of a pilot plant to produce high-efficiency, low-cost solar modules, the company said.

GainSpan Raises Series C

GainSpan(R) Corporation, a developer of ultra-low power embedded Wi-Fi solutions, has raised $18 million in Series C funding. Hatteras Funds, based in New York and North Carolina, and Mobile Internet Capital, based in Japan, joined the round with existing investors Opus Capital, In-Q-Tel, Intel Capital, New Venture Partners, Sigma Partners and Camp Ventures. GainSpan will […]

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