Deals that Closed! 8/22/2013


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Applied Proteomics, a La Jolla, Calif.-based developer of a biomarker for colon cancer., has raised $28 million in Series C funding. Genting Berhad (Malaysia) led the round, and was joined by return backers Domain Associates and Vulcan Capital. www.appliedproteomics.com

Cloud Technology Partners, a Boston-based provider of cloud-based enterprise transformation solutions, has raised $5 million in Series B funding led by Oak Investment Partnerswww.cloudtp.com

Collegefeed, a crowdsourced social career marketplace for college students, has raised $1.8 million in a VC funding round led by Accel Partnerswww.collegefeed.com

Green Mountain Digital, maker of the Yonder photo/video sharing app focused on outdoor recreation, a Woodstock, Vt.-based, has raised $3.8 million in Series B funding from Monster Worldwide (NYSE: MWW), the Vermont Seed Capital fund and individual angels. www.greenmountaindigital.com

Infraredx Inc.
, a Burlington, Mass.-based developer of medical devices for the diagnosis and management of coronary artery disease, has raised $25 million in equity funding from existing strategic partner Nipro Corp. (Tokyo: 8086). The company previously raised more than $150 million from investors like Sanderling Ventures. www.infraredx.com

Maginatics, a Mountain View, Calif.-based provider of storage solutions for distributed enterprises, has raised $17 million in Series B funding. Intel Capital led the round, and was joined by WestSummit Capital, Comcast Ventures and return backers Atlantic Bridge and VMware. www.maginatics.com

MicuRx Pharmaceuticals Inc., a Hayward, Calif.-based developer of antibiotics to combat infections due to resistant bacteria, has raised $25 million in Series B funding. BVCF led the round, and was joined by return backers Morningside Group and Devon Park Bioventures. www.micurx.com

NakedWines.com, a UK-based platform that lets customers sponsor independent winemakers in exchange for discounts, has raised $10 million in third-round funding from Germany’s WIV Wein International AG.www.nakedwines.com

NoRedInk, a developer of online grammar courses and tracking solutions, has raised $2 million in VC funding. Backers include Charles River Ventures, Google Ventures, Learn Capital and Social+Capital Partnership. www.noredink.com

SugarCRM, a Cupertino, Calif.-based provider of customer relationship management solutions, has raised $40 million in equity funding from Goldman Sachs. Piper Jaffray & Co. served as placement agent. The company previously raised over $78 million in equity and debt financing from New Enterprise Associates, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Walden International, Silicon Valley Bank and Gold Hill Capital. www.sugarcrm.com

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Taggo, a Singapore-based marketing platform that turns merchant Facebook pages into loyalty clubs, has raised an undisclosed amount of Series A funding from Jungle Ventures and Spring Seed Funds.www.taggo.me

TagMan, a New York City-based provider of tag management and marketing data solutuions, manages online data, has raised $5 million in third-round funding. Return backers were Greycroft Partners andiNovia Capital were joined by Silicon Valley Bank. www.tagman.com

TissueTech Inc., a Doral, Fla.-based regenerative tissue engineering company, has raised $10 million in VC funding from Ballast Point Ventures and River Cities Capital Fundswww.tissuetechinc.com

TrendKite, an Austin, Texas-based developer of predictive analytics for media mentions, has raised $1.2 million in Series A funding. Silverton Partners led the round, and was joined by DreamIt Ventures and individual angels. www.trendkite.com

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Deals That Funded July 13, 2013


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AnsibleWorks, a Montecito, Calif.-based provider of open-source IT orchestration solutions, has raised $6 million in new VC funding from Menlo Ventures. www.ansibleworks.com

Arkami, an Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based developer of a password management device, has raised $1.8 million in Series A funding from investors like Gordon Clemons, McNeel Capital and Mark Swanson.www.myidkey.com

Catavolt, an Alpharetta, Ga.-based provider of a cloud middleware enterprise mobility platform, has raised $5 million in Series B funding. Toba Capital led the round, and was joined by return backer FCA Venture Partners. www.catavolt.com

 Change Healthcare, a Brentwood, Tenn.-based provider of healthcare consumer engagement and cost transparency solutions, has raised $15 million in new VC funding. HLM Venture Partners led the round, and was joined by Noro-Moseley Partners and return backers BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Sandbox Industries, Mitsui & Co., Gary and Mary West Health Investment Fund and Solidus Co. www.changehealthcare.com

CloudPhysics, a Mountain View, Calif.-based provider of operations management solutions for virtualized workloads, has raised $10 million in Series B funding. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byersled the round, and was joined by return backers like Mayfield Fund. www.cloudphysics.com

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 Cyvera Ltd., an Israel-based provider of cyber defense solutions to stop zero-day attacks,, has raised $11 million in new VC funding led by Battery Ventureswww.cyvera.com

Looker, a Santa Cruz, Calif.-based business intelligence startup, has raised $16 million in Series A funding. Redpoint Ventures led the round, and was joined by seed backer First Round Capital.www.looker.com

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Deals that funded! July 12, 2013


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Everspin Technologies, a Chandler, Ariz.-based developer of magnetic RAM products, has raised $15 million in Series B funding. Investors include New Venture Partners, Sigma Partners, Lux Capital, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Epic Ventures. www.everspin.com 

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Inside View, a San Francisco-based provider of CRM intelligence solutions, has raised $19 million in new VC funding. Split Rock Partners led the round, and was joined by return backers Emergence Capital, Foundation Capital, and Rembrandt Venture Partners. www.insideview.com

MyFitnessPal
, a San Francisco-based service for letting users track and share calorie intake and other health and wellness data, has raised $18 million in its first round of outside funding (the company launched in 2005). Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the deal, and was joined by Accel Partners.www.myfitnesspal.com

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ReelGenie, a Maryland-based online service that creates videos from a customer’s photos and digital media, secured $850,000 in seed funding from investors including CNF Investments, the Maryland Venture Fund, faculty members from the Wharton School, and angel investors. www.reelgenie.com 

SigmaCare, an electronic medical records company, has secured new equity funding from health care investment firm Marlin Equity Partners and existing investors. No financial terms were disclosed.www.sigmacare.com

SilkRoad, a Chicago-based provider of cloud-based talent management solutions, has raised $16 million in new VC funding. Backers include Foundation Capital, Intel Capital, Azure Capital Partners, Keating Capital and Crosslink Ventures, SilkRoad has now raised a total of $145 million.www.silkroad.com
TextbookRental.ca, a Toronto-based start-up, closed on a $415,000 seed round led by Seek Capital,techvibes.com reports.

Tegile Systems, a Newark, Calif.-based provider of hybrid storage arrays for virtualized server and virtual desktop environments, has raised $35 million in Series C funding. Meritech Capital Partners led the round, and was joined by Western Digital (Nasdaq: WDC), SanDisk (Nasdaq: SNDK) and return backer August Capital. www.tegile.com

TheFamily, a French startup accelerator, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Index Ventures. TechCrunch reports that the investment is “just under” €1 million.” www.thefamily.co

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Private Equity Deals that closed! July 17, 2013


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AXA Private Equity has increased its offer for French catering company Elior by €250 million to €3.7 billion, according to Les Echos. Elior is currently owned by Charterhouse Capital Partners.www.elior.fr

The Blackstone Group has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Indian auto parts maker Agile Electric Works for approximately $100 million, according to Reuters. www.blackstone.com

Findly, a social recruiting company sponsored by Symphony Technology Group, has acquired New York-based talent communications company Bernard Hodes Group from Omnicom (NYSE: OMC).www.hodes.com

MW Industries
, a Rosemont, Ill.-based portfolio company of Genstar Capital, has acquired Mohawk Spring, a Schiller Park, Ill.-based manufacturer of custom precision springs. No financial terms were disclosed. www.genstarcap.com

Platinum Equity
 has agreed to acquire CBS Outdoor International, an outdoor media business with a particularly large share of the European billboard business, from CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS). The deal is valued at approximately $225 million. www.cbs.com

RTI Biologics Inc. (Nasdaq: RTIX) completed its previously-announced acquisition of Pioneer Surgical Technology, a Marquette, Mich.-based developer of metal and synthetic products in the orthopedics, biologics, spine, trauma and cardiothoracic markets. The deal was valued at $130 million in cash, which was partially financed via a $50 million equity investment from Water Street Healthcare Partners. Pioneer Surgical had raised over $15 million in VC funding from Beringea, Credit Suisse, Highlander Partners, Hopewell Ventures, Pharos Capital and River Cities Capital Funds.www.rtix.com

Private Equity Deals that closed! July 16, 2013


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Deltek, a Herndon, Va.-based portfolio company of Thoma Bravo, has acquired Acumen, an Austin, Texas-based provider of project management solutions and services. No financial terms were disclosed. www.deltek.com

EDAC Technologies Corp.
, a portfolio company of Greenbriar Equity Group, has acquired the aerospace and defense business of Florence, Ky.-based composites manufacturer Parkway Products for an undisclosed amount. www.parkwayproducts.com

Isight Partners, a Dallas-based provider of global cyber threat intelligence solutions, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from The Blackstone Groupwww.iSIGHTpartners.com

Isis Energy, a new midstream company focused on the transportation, storage and distribution of crude oil and related products, has secured a $150 million equity commitment from EnCap Flatrock. Houston-based Isis Energy is led by A.J. Brass, former president of the Gulf Coast Asphalt Co. www.efmidstream.com

Plastic Electromechanic Co., a Tunisia-based provider of plastic injection and other industrial services, has raised an undisclosed amount of private equity funding from The Abraaj Group.

SPASiteSolutions, a provider of websites for the accounting market, has acquired ProSites, a provider of medical and dental website design. No financial terms were disclosed. SPASiteSolutions is a portfolio company of The Riverside Companywww.riversidecompany.com

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VC Deals that closed! July 15, 2013


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uSamp, an Encino, Calif.-based provider of technology and survey respondents for market research, has raised $15 million in Series D funding from OpenView Venture Partners and DuPont Capital Managementwww.usamp.com

HyTrust Inc., a Mountain View, Calif.-based provider of policy management and access control for virtualization and cloud infrastructure, has raised $12.5 million in Series C funding. In-Q-Tel andVMware Inc. were joined by return backers Cisco Systems, Epic Ventures, Granite Ventures and Trident Capital. www.hytrust.com

AirTight Networks Inc., a Mountain View, Calif.-based provider of cloud-managed Wi-Fi solutions, has raised $10 million in Series D funding co-led by return backers CMEA Capital and Trident Capital.www.airtightnetworks.com

TrustRadius, an Austin, Texas-based online platform for user reviews of enterprise software, has raised $5 million in Series A funding from Mayfield Fundwww.trustradius.com

Judo Payments, a London-based provider of mobile payment solutions for UK merchants, has raised $5 million in seed funding from undisclosed investors. www.judopay.com

PathoQuest, a Paris-based molecular diagnostics company for infectious disease, has raised €3.8 million in new VC funding. Idinvest and Aurinvest were joined by return backer Kurma Life Science Partners. www.pathoquest.com

Drip Drop Inc., a San Francisco–based developer of medical-grade oral hydration products, has raised $2.3 million in new VC funding led by Pacific Advantage Capitalwww.dripdrop.com

The Royalty Exchange, a Raleigh, N.C.-based online platform for the valuation and sale of music royalties, has raised $2.1 million in Series A funding from Grotech Ventures.www.theroyaltyexchange.com

Taxibeat, a Greek e-hail app maker that has expanded into Latin America, has raised $2 million in new VC funding from undisclosed backers. www.taxibeat.com

Mark43 (f.k.a. Nucleik), a Boston-based provider of law enforcement information management software, has raised $1.95 million in seed funding from Spark Capital, General Catalyst, Lowercase Capital, SV Angel, Launchpad LA, Rough Draft Ventures, and HBS professor Tom Eisenmann www.nucleikapp.com

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