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 […]

Ignition Leads $40M Series D in Cloudera

Cloudera Inc., a Palo Alto, Calif.-based company that provides Apache Hadoop-based data management software and services, has raised a $40 million Series D round of funding. Ignition Partners led the round, which also included Accel Partners, Greylock Partners, Meritech Capital Partners and In-Q-Tel. Cloudera has now raised $76 million in total funding, having most recently […]

Platfora Raises $7.18M

Platfora, a San Mateo, Calif.-based software company, has raised $7.18 million in equity financing, according to an amended filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The company announced in September that it had raised $5.7 million in Series A financing from investors including Andreessen Horowitz and In-Q-Tel.

Semprius Raise $20M Series C From Siemens, ARCH, Applied, Others

Semprius, Inc. said Thursday it raised $20 million in a first tranche of a Series C round. Siemens Venture Capital led the investment round in the solar module maker and was joined by ARCH Venture Partners, Applied Ventures, Illinois VENTURES, Intersouth Partners, In-Q-Tel and GVC Investment. Semprius will use the funding to construct a pilot […]

Visible Technologies Secures $6 Million

Visible Technologies secured $6 million in financing. The Bellevue, Wash.-based provider of social intelligence solutions plans to use the capital to enhance sales and grow its international footprint. Existing investors: Investor Growth Capital (IGC), Centurion Holdings, Ignition Partners, In-Q-Tel and WPP participation in the round. Visible Technologies has secured a total of $45 million to date.

Alfalight Inks Deal with In-Q-Tel

Alfalight Inc., a developer of high-performance laser diodes and hand-held infrared and visible laser systems, has sealed a strategic investment and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel. Terms of the deal were not released. In-Q-Tel is a not-for-profit investment firm that works to identify technology to support the missions of the U.S. intelligence community.

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IntegenX Raises $15.6M, Buys VC-backed GenVault

Genetic analysis company IntegenX has raised $15.6 million in venture capital, and acquired biotech company GenVault Corp. Life science investor Domain Associates led the round, which included participation from previous investors In-Q-Tel and RONAholdings LLC. GenVault’s existing investors QuestMark Partners, Cross Creek Partners, and Greenspring Associates now join the syndicate backing IntegenX. Pleasanton, Calif.-based IntegenX designs, manufactures and markets automated DNA and RNA based sample preparation.

From the Filings…

Guilford, Conn.-based online advertising start-up uKnow has raised roughly half of a planned $1 million funding round, according to a filing with the SEC. Angel investor Geoff Judge, who is also a partner with iNovia Capital, is listed among the company’s directors. Pittsburgh-based Neograft has raised $3 million according to an SEC filing. Neograft develops […]

Pelican Imaging Closes $10 Million Funding Round

Mountain View, Calif.-based Pelican Imaging has raised $10 million in a second round of venture capital financing led by Globespan Capital Partners. San Francisco-based Granite Ventures; Menlo Park, Calif.-based InterWest Partners; and Arlington, Virginia-based In-Q-Tel also participated. Pelican Imaging, which focuses on smart phone camera technology, raised a $7 million Series A round of financing in 2009. Globespan has offices in Palo Alto, Boston and Tokyo.

In-Q-Tel Backs Pelican Imaging

Pelican Imaging Corp., a Mountain View, Calif.-based company focused on commercializing computational cameras, has raised an undisclosed amount of VC funding from In-Q-Tel. It previously raised $7 million from Granite Ventures and InterWest Partners. www.pelicanimaging.com

In-Q-Tel Backs Lucid Imagination

Lucid Imagination, a San Mateo, Calif.-based commercial open-source company focused on the Apache Lucene/Solr search technology, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s venture capital arm. The company previously raised $6 million in Series A funding from Granite Ventures and Walden International.

Semprius Raises $6.4 Million

Semprius Inc., a Durham, N.C.-based developer of printing technology for the manufacture of advanced semiconductor devices, has raised $6.4 million in Series B funding. In-Q-Tel and GVC Investment Fund were joined by return backers Arch Venture Partners, Applied Ventures, Illinois Ventures and Intersouth Partners.

In-Q-Tel Backs ImageTree

ImageTree Corp., a Morgantown, West. Va.-based developer of forestry technology solutions, has raised an undisclosed amount of strategic funding from In-Q-Tel.

In-Q-Tel Backs ThingMagic

ThingMagic Inc., a Cambridge , MA.-based developer of RFID readers, sensors, and embedded RFID technologies, has raised an undisclosed amount of strategic funding from In-Q-Tel. The company had recently raised a $9.5 million Series B round from Tudor Ventures, The Exxel Group, Morningside Technology Ventures and .406 Ventures.

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