LED maker Illumitex shines with close of Series C

Illumitex, an Austin, Texas-based manufacturer of LEDs, announced it has concluded its C1 round of funding with $16 million. Strategic investor WP Global Partners led the round, which included existing investors New Enterprise Associates, Morgan Creek Capital, Mousse Partners, Apex Venture Partners, DMWMDW Interests, Syngenta Ventures and individual investors Jimmy Treybig and Larry Abrams. The company has now raised $76 million in total funding.


SeatGeek nets $62 mln in TCV-led round

New York City-based ticket search engine SeatGeek has secured $62 million in Series C funding. Technology Crossover Ventures led the round with participation from other investors such as Accel, Causeway Media Partners and Mousse Partners. In addition to the funding, Daniel O’Keefe, a general partner at TCV, has been added to SeatGeek’s board.


Edison Partners leads $18 mln round for Tracx

Tracx has raised $18 million in a funding round led by Edison Partners. Other investors included Flybridge Capital, Mousse Partners, Klingenstein, and Fields & Co. Headquartered in New York City, Tracx is a social enterprise platform.


MediaRadar racks up $6.7 mln

MediaRadar has raised $6.7 million in funding. The investors included Bain, Mousse Partners and David Frankel of Founder Collective. Based in New York City, MediaRadar provides detailed analysis on brands to digital and magazine advertising sales executives.


Men’s clothing brand Bonobos picks up $55 mln Series D

Bonobos said Thursday that it has closed $55 million in Series D funding. Coppel Capital led the round with participation from investors that included Accel Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Nordstrom, Mousse Partners, Glynn Capital Management, Forerunner Ventures and Felicis Ventures. Based in New York City, Bonobos is a men’s clothing brand.


VC-backed One Kings Lane appoints new CEO

One Kings Lane has named Dinesh Lathi as CEO and member of the board of directors. Previously, Lathi was the firm’s chief operating and financial officer. Headquartered in San Francisco, One Kings Lane is an online home decor retailer. Its backers include Mousse Partners, Scripps Networks Interactive, Kleiner Perkins, Greylock Partners, IVP and Tiger Global Management.

Illumitex Raises $9.3M

Austin-based Illumitex Inc. has raised $9.3 million in new funding. Existing investors NEA, Morgan Creek Capital, Mousse Partners, Apex Venture Partners, DFJ Mercury and Syngenta Ventures participated in the round. The company also announced it has added Chris Hammelef as CEO. Hammelef was formerly the vice president and general manager of Hadco Group. PRESS RELEASE […]

Paddle8 Snaps up Funding

David Frankel is leading a group of investors to back New York-based startup Paddle8, the online art market. Founder Collective is joining the round, as is Mousse Partners. Frankel will join Paddle8’s board. PRESS RELEASE: NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2012 — Founder Collective, one of the most reputed early-stage venture capital funds, with previous successful […]

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