We are making a few changes to Investor Network programs and Red Hook Capital’s blog! However, we will keep you updated on deals that close!
DEALS THAT CLOSE:
Information provide by Associated Press, CB Insight, Crunchbase, Forbes, Market Watch, Rueters, and other sources. Please check company website for best information as the about information is from 2nd hand resources.
- Baronova Inc. ( www.baronova.com ), a developer of non-surgical devices to induce weight lost, has raised $27.3 million in Series C funding. Sante Ventures and Boston Scientific Corp. co-led the round, and were joined by Lumira Capital and return backers Onset Ventures, Highland Capital Partners and Arboretum Ventures. Read more: http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2013/02/19/the-daily-startup-baronova-digests-27-3m-for-obesity-device/
- Business of Fashion ( www.businessoffashion.com ), a fashion trade blog, has raised $2.1 in seed funding. Index Ventures led the round, and was joined by Advancit Capital, LVMH, Samos Investments and Novel TMT Ventures. Read More: http://www.growthbusiness.co.uk/news-and-market-deals/fundraising-deals/2206043/imran-amedand39s-the-business-of-fashion-dressed-for-growth-with-index-ventures-backing.thtml
- Cohera Medical ( www.coheramedical.com ), a developer of absorbable surgical adhesives and sealants, has raised $7.3 million in additional Series D funding, bringing the round total to $17 million. Backers include Kern Whelan Capital. Read More: http://www.crunchbase.com/company/cohera-medical
- Elasticsearch ( www.elasticsearch.com ), an provider of open-source search and analytics software, has raised $24 million in Series B funding. Index Ventures led the round, and was joined by SV Angel and return backer Benchmark. Read More: http://gigaom.com/2013/02/19/open-source-search-tool-elasticsearch-gets-24m/
- PolyActiva (www.polyactiva.com), a developer of drug-polymer conjugates that allow for site-specific drug delivery from medical device components, has raised A $9.2 million in Series B funding. Backers include Medical Research Commercialisation Fund, Brandon Biosciences Fund, Yuuwa Capital and individual angels. Read More: http://www.pehub.com/186981/polyactiva-inks-9-5m/
- Stormpath ( www.stormpath.com ) a secure user management and authentication service for app developers, has raised $8.2 million in Series A funding. New Enterprise Associates and Pelion Venture Partners co-led the round, and were joined by Flybridge Capital Partners. The company previously raised seed funding from NEA and Flybridge. Read More: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/stormpath-closes-8-2-million-123000914.html
- Taboola, a digital content distribution and monetization platform, has raised $15 million in Series D funding. Pitango VC led the round, and was joined by return backers Evergreen Venture Partners, WGI Group and Marker. www.taboola.com
More coming soon…………
INVESTOR NETWORK UPDATE:
Due to my car accident and lot trips to the doctor, we moving to on-demand videos model for Investor Network Nights. We hope to have a video of the great phone apps company soon as well as few others! Here is sample of our video for creating a debt fund:
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