- Sunnvyale-based Innovalight, a developer of silicon ink technology, scored $3.4M from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The firm said the funding came under the DOE’s SunShot initiative.
- SugarMade, which is developing tree-free paper products based on sugar production byproducts (bagasse), raised $2.16M in a funding round, according to a regulatory filing from the firm.
- Intel Capital said Monday that it has backed four startup with funding. The firm said the total investments totaled approximately $24.5M. The four firms were CrowdStar, a social games maker for Facebook and mobile phones; iStreamPlanet, a provider of tools to manage live web broadcasts; Music Mastermind, a provider of music entertainment software; and PerspecSys, a cloud data security firm.
- San Francisco-based Revel Systems, a developer of iPad, point-of-sale (POS) systems for the restaurant and retail industry, raised $3.7M in funding. The funding was led by DCM.
- GigaOm, the online news and research firm run by journalist Om Malik, secured $6M in a new round of funding. The funding was led by Reed Elsevier Ventures.
- BlueStacks, a developer of technology which allows Android applications to run on Windows, scored $7.6M in a Series A funding round. The ronud came from Ignition Ventures, Radar Partners, Helion Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, and Andreessen Horowitz.
- BuzzLogic, a provider of brand analytics and advertising analytics software, raised $7.8M in a Series C funding. The round was led by Bridgescale Partners.
- Redwood City-based Kabam, a developer of massively multiplayer social games, scored a whopping $85M in a Series D funding round. The round was co-led by Google Ventures and Pinnacle Ventures
- Palo Alto-based Project Slice, a firm developing an app to help consumers track and manage purchases from their electronic receipts, raised $9.4M in a Series A. The round was led by DCM and Lightspeed Venture Partners
- nPario, a firm developing data mining software, secured $6.0M in a funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm. The funding came from WPP.
- San Francisco-based zozi.com, an online service which connects users with unique travel experiences, raised $7M in a Series B funding round. The round came from LaunchCapital, the Pritzker/Vlock Family Office, 500Startups, ZIG Capital, Thomas & Peter Lehrman, David Tisch and others.
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