Centerview Capital leads $55 mln round for Acquia

Acquia, a provider of web content management solutions, has raised $55 million in funding. Centerview Capital Technology led the round with participation from other investors that included New Enterprise Associates and Split Rock Partners.


InsideView picks up $32.5 mln

San Francisco-based market intelligence provider InsideView has raised $32.5 million in funding. Spring Lake Equity Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Big Sky Partners, Foundation Capital, Rembrandt Venture Partners and Split Rock Partners. In addition to the funding, Jeff Williams, a partner at Spring Lake, has been added to InsideView’s board of directors.


Gravie nets $12.5 mln Series B in Split Rock-led round

Minneapolis-based insurance marketplace Gravie has secured $12.5 million in Series B funding. Split Rock Partners led the round with participation from previous backers Aberdare Ventures and FirstMark Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Michael Gorman, a managing partner at Split Rock Partners, has been added to Gravie’s board of directors.

EBR Systems nets $20 mln

Sunnyvale, California-based EBR Systems Inc, a wireless cardiac pacing system provider for heart failure, has secured $20 million in funding. Emergent Medical Partners led the round with participation from other investors that include Split Rock Partners, SV Life Sciences, Delphi Ventures and St. Paul Venture Capital. According to the company, the capital infusion will be used for clinical studies and regulatory filings.


CRM platform Sparkcentral pulls in $12 mln Series B

San Francisco-based CRM platform Sparkcentral has secured $12 million in Series B funding. Split Rock Partners led the round with participation from return backer Sigma West. As a result of the funding, Split Rock will receive a seat on Sparkcentral’s board.


VC-backed Entellus Medical sets IPO pricing terms

According to an amended SEC filing, Entellus Medical is planning on selling 4.375 million shares of its IPO at a price range between $15 and $17 per share. BofA Merrill Lynch and Piper Jaffray are serving as lead underwriters. Entellus will list the IPO on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “ENTL.” Based in Plymouth, Minnesota , Entellus Media provides treatment solutions for chronic sinusitis. Its backers include Covidien Ventures, SV Life Sciences, Essex Wodlands, Split Rock Partners and Greenspring Associates.


VC-backed Histogenics goes public

Waltham, Mass.-based Histogenics Corp., a regenerative medicine developer, has debuted its IPO after pricing its 5.9 million shares at $11 per share. The stock began trading Wednesday on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “HSGX.” Cowen and Co., Needham & Co. and Canaccord Genuity are the lead underwriters. Histogenics’ backers include Sofinnova Ventures, Split Rock Partners and Altima Partners.


Split Rock Partners leads $12 mln round for VoloMetrix

VoloMetrix, a Seattle-based people analytics software firm, has closed $12 million in Series B funding. Split Rock Partners led the round with participation from Shasta Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Jim Simons, founder and managing director at Split Rock Partners, has been appointed to the VoloMetrix board of directors.


Digital business company Acquia bags $50 mln

Acquia has raised $50 million in funding. New Enterprise Associates led the round with participation from Split Rock Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners, Sigma Partners, Investor Growth Capital and Tenaya Capital. In addition to the funding, Ravi Viswanathan, general partner at NEA, has been named to Acquia’s board of directors. Headquartered in Burlington, Mass., Acquia is a digital business firm.


Fluid buys VC-backed 8thBridge

Fluid said Monday that it has acquired 8thBridge. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Minneapolis, 8thBridge, which is backed by Trident Capital and Split Rock Partners, is a provider of social discovery, curation, analytics and marketing solutions for retailers.

Split Rock Promotes Allison to Principal

Split Rock Partners, a venture capital firm focused on software, Internet services, and healthcare has promoted David Allison to principal in its Menlo Park office. Allison has been with the firm since 2009 and has focused on investments in the healthcare sector.

Histogenics Lines up Big-Name Life Sci VCs for Mega A-Round

Waltham, Mass.-based regenerative medicine developer Histogenics Corp. wrapped up a $49 million Series A round, the company revealed Tuesday. Sofinnova Ventures led the big round, and was joined by a litany of backers: Split Rock Partners, BioMed Ventures and FinTech GIMV Fund, L.P. invested for the first time, and were joined by ProChon Holdings BV, […]

Code 42 Software Appoints Accel’s Bowman to Board

Software developer Code 42 Software has appointed Kirk Bowman of Accel Partners to its board of directors. Bowman will provide strategic insight and guidance to Code 42 Software as the company continues accelerating product development and increasing global market share. His appointment follows Code 42’s $52.5 million first round of funding in January 2012 which […]

Code 42 Gets Accel Big Data Backing

Code 42 Software, developers of onsite, offsite and online backup solutions for consumers and businesses has secured $52.5 million in venture funding. Led by Accel Partners with participation from Split Rock Partners, the funding will be used to accelerate product development. PRESS RELEASE Code 42 Software Inc., developers of award-winning onsite, offsite and online backup […]

DFINE Adds $25M in Fresh Capital

DFINE Inc., a maker of minimally invasive radiofrequency targeted therapies for the treatment of vertebral pathologies, closed a $25 million. Investors include OrbiMed Advisors, Prospect Venture Partners, Split Rock Partners, BBT Fund/Apothecary Capital, Highland Capital Management and Vanguard Ventures.

RF Surgical Systems Raises $12M More

RF Surgical Systems, a Bellevue, Wash.-based company whose technology keeps track of surgical sponges during hospital procedures (so they won’t get lost in patients), has closed on a $12 million round led by the healthcare-focused venture capital firm Split Rock Partners. Previous investors Menlo Ventures, Stanford University and two of the company founders also participated […]

Leo de Luna Joins Split Rock Partners

Leo de Luna has joined Split Rock Partners as a principal in its Menlo Park, Calif., offices. He will focus on identifying, evaluating and managing new later stage and secondary opportunities. He served most recently as a vice president at Saints Capital, a firm specializing in secondary direct investments. Earlier in his career, de Luna worked for St. Paul Venture Capital, and in technology investment banking at Lehman Brothers, and corporate development at Advanced Micro Devices.

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