Top 15 Mid-Week Venture Deals

Top 15 Mid-Week Venture Deals


  1. San Francisco-based venture capital investor Industry Ventures closed on Industry Ventures Fund VI, a $400M secondary fund.
  2. Symantec Corp. announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Clearwell Systems. Clearwell was venture backed by DAG Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, and Sequoia Capital. The deal was worth $390M.
  3. ClipSync, a social TV viewing startup, scored a strategic investment from RealNetworks. Financial details of the investment was not disclosed.
  4. Google  acquired Punchd, a provider of mobile loyalty card software applications. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. Punchd was backed by 500Startups.
  5. Softagon Corporation, a developer of software for hedge funds, investment management firms, and other companies, were acquired by Pariveda Solutions. Financial details of the deal were not announced.
  6. Metrics  scored $3M in a new funding round, and renamed itself Zettaset. The firm, which develops data analytics and warehouse software based on the open source Hadoop stack, said the round was co-led by Draper Fisher Jurvetson and EPIC Ventures.
  7. AddToAny, a developer of widgets for WordPress and Drupal for social sharing, was acquired by Seattle-based Lockerz. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
  8. Cupertino-based  Cloud.com, a provider of software infrastructure for cloud computing providers, was acquired by Citrix Systems. Citrix did not disclose financial terms of the deal.
  9. Ingite Game Technologies, a developer of auto racing games,  raised $7.5M in a Series B financing round. The round brings its total raised to $12.2M.
  10. Astrid, the developer of a to-do list and productivity app for Android,  scored a seed funding round, the firm announced Tuesday. The round came from Google Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners, as well as angel investors.
  11. Jawbone, the maker of Bluetooth headsets, wireless speakers, and other devices,  scored $70M in a new round of funding from J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
  12. Electronic Arts  acquired PopCap Games, in a deal worth $750M plus earnout. EA said it would pay $650M in cash plus $100M in shares of its common stock, plus unspecified earnout for PopCap.
  13. Omek Interactive, a developer of gesture recognition and body tracking technology with offices in San Francisco,  raised $12M in a first close of its Series C funding round. The firm said the round was led by Intel Capital.
  14. San Jose-based electronic design automation firm Cadence  acquired Santa Clara-based Azuro, a developer of system-on-a-chip design tools. Financial term sof the acquisition were not disclosed.
  15. CloudFlare, a developer of web site optimization and security services,  raised $20M in a funding round. The round was led by New enterprise Assocations, and also included Venrock and Pelion Venture Partners.

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