Deals That Closed (VC deals 11 – 5- 2013)


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2nd Watch Inc., a Seattle-based builder and manager of AWS-based IT operations for enterprise applications, has raised $23 million in growth equity funding. Columbia Capital led the round, and was joined by Madrona Venture Group. www.2ndwatch.com

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Terrajoule, a Redwood City, Calif.-based developer of a tech platform for distributed energy generation, energy storage and efficiency, has raised $11.5 million in Series A funding. Backers include New Enterprise Associates, ALIAD and individual investors. www.terrajoulecorp.com

Midatech Ltd., a UK-based developer of nanomedicines based on biocompatible gold-nanoparticles, has raised £10 million in new VC funding led by Swiss investment firm Ippon Capital.www.midatechgroup.com

Entouch Controls,, has raised $8.25 million in Series B equity and debt financing. SJF Ventures led the round, and was joined by NRG Energy and return backer Trailblazer Capital. The debt came from Comerica Bank. www.entouchcontrols.com

CyPhy Works, a Danvers, Mass.-based developer of unmanned aerial vehicles, has raised $7 million in new VC funding. Lux Capital led the round, and was joined by General Catalyst Partners, Felicis Ventures and individual angels. www.cyphyworks.com

Seeq Corp., a Seattle-based provider of software that transforms industrial process data from sensors and instrument systems into useful information and actionable intelligence, has raised $6 million in Series A funding. Second Avenue Partners led the round, and was joined by Madrona Venture Group, Clear Fir Partners, Gaylord Kellogg and John Meisenbach. www.seeq.com

Bambeco Inc., a Baltimore-based maker of home furnishings and décor for “eco-conscious” consumers, has raised $4.5 million in first-round funding. New Atlantic Ventures led the round, and was joined by the Maryland Venture Fund and individual angels. www.bambeco.com

Zola, a New York-based wedding registry website, has raised $3.25 million in Series A funding led byThrive Capital. Company co-founder and chairman Kevin Ryan also participated. www.zola.com

SiTime Corp., a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based chipmaker, has raised an undisclosed amount of VC funding led by Innovative Venture Fund (co-managed by NEC Capital Solutions and SMBC Venture Capital). The company also secured an undisclosed amount of venture debt funding from Hercules Technology Growth Capital. www.sitime.com

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DEALS THAT CLOSE:

We will be posting every four hours with deals that closed to our blog, but here are deals with accredited investor, private equity, and venture capital investors that closed!

  • Abe’s Market, a Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based website for discovering natural and organic products, has raised $5 million in new VC funding. Carmel Ventures led the round, and was joined by OurCrowd, Beringea and return backers Accel Partners and Index Ventures. www.abesmarket.com
  • Celtra Inc., a Cambridge, Mass.-based provider of rich media mobile ad serving and analytics, has raised $4 million in new VC funding. SoftBank Capital led the round, and was joined by return backers GrandBanks Capital and Fairhaven Capital. www.celtra.com
  •  Curalate, a Philadelphia-based Pinterest analytics and marketing platform, has raised $3 million in Series A funding. New Enterprise Associates led the round, and was joined by First Round Capital and MentorTech Ventures. All three firms previously had participated in a $700,000 seed round for the company. http://www.curalate.com
  • Intigua, a Newton, Mass.-based enterprise cloud management startup, has raised $8.6 million in Series A funding. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round, and was joined by seed backer Cedar Fund. http://www.intigua.com
  • Keek, a Toronto-based social video networking platform, has raised C$18 million in new VC funding. Backers include AGF Investments, Pinetree Capital, Plazacorp Ventures and Cranson Capital.www.keek.com
  • Levels Beyond, a Denver-based provider of media management and monetization capabilities for video content producers, has raised $4.5 million in Series A funding from TVC Capital. http://www.levelsbeyond.com
  • LoopMe, a London-based developer of a mobile ad management solution, has raised $500,000 in seed funding from a group of individual angels that includes Russell Buckley (ex-AdMob) and Peter Barry (ex-Vodafone Ventures). http://www.loopme.biz
  • OpenX Software Ltd., a Los Angeles-based provider of digital and mobile advertising revenue products and services, has raised $22.5 million in Series E funding. Samsung Venture Investment Corp. led the round, and was joined by return backers Accel Partners, Index Ventures, SAP Ventures, Mitsui & Co. Global Investment and Presidio Ventures.  http://www.openx.com
  • Optoro, a Lanham, Md.-based provider of asset recovery solutions for distressed inventory, has raised $7.5 million in Series A-1 funding. Grotech Ventures led the round, and was joined by return backers SJF Ventures and QED. The company previously raised nearly $3 million in Series A funding.www.optoro.com
  •  R2integrated, a Baltimore–based digital and social marketing agency, has raised an undisclosed amount of equity funding from ORIX Private Equity. http://www.r2integrated.com

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