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mi-Cluster VC Observatory Newsletter - March 2010

Πέμπτη, 8 Απριλίου 2010,

Αξιότιμοι κύριοι/κυρίες Χρόνια Πολλά,

Επισυνάπτουμε την λίστα επενδύσεων του Μαρτίου 2010, στον χώρο της Μικροηλεκτρονικής & Ενσωματωμένων Συστημάτων. Βρήκαμε επίσης κάποια βίντεο και άρθρα με συνεντεύξεις των θρύλων του Silicon Valley, Bill Gross και Marc Andreessen που μιλάνε για  τα start-ups, το venture capital και πως πρέπει να προσεγγίζετε τους επενδυτές.

David S. Rose on pitching to VCs

Innovation Series: Marc Andreessen

Mike Maples Talks Venture Capital And Thunder Lizards

Bill Gross: Man Of A Hundred Startups Now Hellbent On Saving The World

Taking VC Money Isn't Always A Horrible Mistake

There Are Still Too Many Idiots In Venture Capital

Why VCs Say No To Good Ideas

Venture Funding Doubled To $12.8 Billion In First Quarter


Οι επενδύσεις του Μαρτίου 2010 ...

 

Company (March 2010 VC  deals)

Activity

Capital Raised (m)

Investors

Daintree Networks

http://www.daintreenetworks.net/

Wireless networking

$8m debt funding

Lend Lease

Aerohive Networks

http://www.aerohive.com/

Wireless

$23.5m Series C

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Northern Light Venture Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners

EvoStor

http://www.evostor.com/

Storage technology

$3m Series B

Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Southern Cross Capital and Starfish Ventures

Cheetah Medical

http://www.cheetah-medical.com/

Medical device

$20m Series B

Ascension Health Ventures, MVM Life Science Partners and RBC Technology Ventures

Sonos

http://www.sonos.com/

Electronics technology

$25m Series C

Index Ventures

Apprion

http://www.apprion.com/

Wireless networking

$8m Series C

PEI Funds, Allegis Capital, Motorola Ventures, Anvil Investment Associates and Chevron Technology Ventures

Carticept Medical

http://www.carticept.com/

Medical device technology

$20m Series B

SonoSite, Domain Associates and New Enterprise Associates

Kineto Wireless

http://www.kineto.com/

unlicensed mobile access technology

$9m Series E

not disclosed

AwarePoint

http://www.awarepoint.com

networked awareness solutions and real-time location applications for the hospital market

$10m

Jafco Ventures America, Cardinal Partners and Venrock

DubMeNow

http://www.dubmenow.com

Mobile technology

$2.8m

Syncom Ventures and other

 

Dimitrios Papaioannou                        Konstantinos Giantsios

Managing Director                           

 

Exelon Partners Ltd.                            

dimitri [ at ] exelonpartners.gr             kgiant [ at ] wtvpartners.com

www.exelonpartners.gr                      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Company (March 2010 VC  deals)

Activity

Capital Raised (m)

Investors

Daintree Networks

http://www.daintreenetworks.net/

Wireless networking

$8m debt funding

Lend Lease

Aerohive Networks

http://www.aerohive.com/

Wireless

$23.5m Series C

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Northern Light Venture Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners

EvoStor

http://www.evostor.com/

Storage technology

$3m Series B

Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Southern Cross Capital and Starfish Ventures

Cheetah Medical

http://www.cheetah-medical.com/

Medical device

$20m Series B

Ascension Health Ventures, MVM Life Science Partners and RBC Technology Ventures

Sonos

http://www.sonos.com/

Electronics technology

$25m Series C

Index Ventures

Apprion

http://www.apprion.com/

Wireless networking

$8m Series C

PEI Funds, Allegis Capital, Motorola Ventures, Anvil Investment Associates and Chevron Technology Ventures

Carticept Medical

http://www.carticept.com/

Medical device technology

$20m Series B

SonoSite, Domain Associates and New Enterprise Associates

Kineto Wireless

http://www.kineto.com/

unlicensed mobile access technology

$9m Series E

not disclosed

AwarePoint

http://www.awarepoint.com

networked awareness solutions and real-time location applications for the hospital market

$10m

Jafco Ventures America, Cardinal Partners and Venrock

DubMeNow

http://www.dubmenow.com

Mobile technology

$2.8m

Syncom Ventures and other