Farmers Edge grabs C$58 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 week ago

Farmers Edge, a provider of precision agriculture and independent data management solutions, has raised C$58 million in funding. The investors were Mitsui & Co. Ltd, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Osmington Inc. In addition to the funding. Kenji Otake of Mitsui & Co has been added to Farmers Edge’s board of directors.


WellAware snaps up $16 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

San Antonio, Texas-based WellAware, an oil and gas solution provider for oilfield production monitoring and optimization, has secured $16 million in Series B1 funding. Mitsui & Co (U.S.A.) Inc and Genscape Inc led the round.


Mitsui leads investment in LanzaTech’s $60mln Series D

By Angela Sormani — 2 years ago

LanzaTech has secured Series D funding led by Mitsui & Co and also new investors Siemens via its venture capital unit and CICC Growth Capital Fund I. Existing investors include Khosla Ventures, Qiming Venture Partners, K1W1 and the Malaysian Life Sciences Capital Fund. LanzaTech is a gas fermentation technology business founded in New Zealand and headquartered in the US.


Proterra Raises $23M From Hennessey, Kleiner, GM, Others

By Mark Boslet — 3 years ago

Proterra Inc. said it raised $23 million of Series B financing in a round led by Hennessey Capital and joined by existing investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, GM Ventures, Mitsui & Co. Global Investment, Inc., 88 Green Ventures and Vision Ridge Partners. Rajiv Ghatalia, founder of Hennessey Capital, will join the board of the electric bus maker as an advisor.


BioAmber Inks $30M

By Staff Report — 4 years ago

Minneapolis-based chemicals company BioAmber Inc. has raised $30 million in Series C financing, the company announced Wednesday. Investors include Naxos Capital, Sofinnova Partners, Mitsui & Co. Ltd., the Cliffton Group and specialty chemicals company LANXESS. PRESS RELEASE BioAmber Inc. has completed its Series C round of financing with net proceeds of $30 million . The […]


Prudent Energy Seals $29.5M

4 years ago

Energy storage company Prudent Energy has raised $29.5 million in new funding led by Mitsui. Vangoo Investment Partners, Idinvest Partners and Asia Clean Energy Limited also participated, as did existing investors Draper Fisher Jurvetson, DT Capital Partners, Northern Light Venture Capital and CEL Partners.


Proterra Raises $30M From Kleiner, GM And Others

By Mark Boslet — 5 years ago

Proterra Inc. said on Monday it raised $30 million to accelerate the commercialization of its fast-charge electric transit buses and battery charging system. The investment is led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and joined by GM Ventures, Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Vision Ridge Partners and 88 Green Ventures, LLC. PRESS RELEASE Proterra Paves Way […]


Boingo Wireless’s 5.77M IPO Priced at $13.50 A Share

By Eamon — 5 years ago

Boingo Wireless Inc.’s initial public offering of 5.77 million shares was priced at $13.50 each. Shares of the provider of commercial mobile Wi-Fi Internet solutions will change hands on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol “WIFI” starting Wednesday. Boingo is offering about 3.85 million of the shares and selling stockholders are offering about 1.92 million. Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank Securities are acting as joint book-running managers. Los Angeles, Calif.-based Boingo is backed by Evercore Partners, Mitsui & Co. and New Enterprise Associates Inc.