Round the Clock Acquisitions 22-January-2008

January 22nd, 2008 at 12:00 am


Following the report on how much VC’s spent on investmentsin 2007, fundings and acquisitions poured in today.  Today’s round-up is a big one and you’ll probably be bored at the middle.  Anyway, thanks to PEHub, Mashable, and TechCrunch.


Adaptive Planning Inc., a Mountain View, Calif.-based provider of collaborative business performance management software, has raised $10 million in fourth-round funding. RBC Venture Partners was joined by return backers Cardinal Venture Capital, Monitor Ventures and Onset Ventures.

RiverGlass Inc., a Champaign, Ill.-based Web monitoring and analytics company, has raised $2.4 million in new VC funding. Return backers include RPM Ventures, IllinoisVentures and Country Insurance & Financial Services.

IBM has agreed to acquire Net Integration Technologies Inc., a Toronto-based provider of business server software for small businesses. No financial terms were disclosed. NIT has raised over $7 million in VC funding since 2001, from firms like Coller Capital, BDC Venture Capital, Investissement Desjardins and Vimac Ventures.

Microsoft Corp. has acquired Calista Technologies , a San Jose, Calif.-based provider of graphics technologies for desktop and presentation virtualization solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. Calista had raised around $5 million in VC funding since 2006 from Greylock and Lightspeed Venture Partners.

Quantcast, a San Francisco-based provider of "open" Internet ratings services, has raised $20 million in Series B funding from Founders Fund and Polaris Venture Partners.

Ad supported music download service We7 has taken $6 million Series A is a round led by musician Peter Gabriel and Spark Ventures, with Eden Ventures also participating.

Social network for real estate professionals ActiveRain has just raised $2.75 million in financing from HouseValues, which is another company that’s involved in the real estate market.

Database software provider Greenplum has taken $27 million Series C is a round led by Meritech Capital Partners that included Sun Microsystems and SAP Ventures.

MixerCast has two major announcements today, one being that of its Series B round of funding, and the other being for its latest plans for a widget package that takes on the online advertising market.

CleverSet has sold itself to e-commerce software company Art Technology Group (ATG) for $10 million.

Semantic web search startup SemantiNet has raised an initial round of $1.7 million from Giza Venture Capital.

Alfresco Software, an open source content management alternative to software created for large companies, has received an additional $9 million in a third round of financing, led by SAP Ventures and existing investors Accel Partners and Mayfield Fund also joining the round. This brings the total amount raised to $19 million.