01/07/2014 – DragonWave Increases ABL Facility With Comerica to $40M
DragonWave Inc. announced that it has amended its existing revolving credit facilities with Comerica Bank and Export Development Canada.
01/06/2014 – Halozyme Secures Additional $20 Million Term Loan from Oxford Finance and Silicon Valley Bank
Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. today announced it secured an additional $20 million loan from Oxford Finance and Silicon Valley Bank.
01/03/2014 – FireEye acquires Mandiant in $1bn deal
Mandiant rose to prominence last year after it alleged that a secretive branch of China's military had stolen data from more than 100 global firms.
01/02/2014 – Square 1 Bank Acquires Sand Hill Finance
Square 1 Bank, the premier banking partner to entrepreneurs and the venture capital community, announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets and hired all employees of Sand Hill Finance, LLC.
12/30/2013 – Acura Pharmaceuticals Secures $10.0 Million of Debt Financing
Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ACUR entered into a Loan and Security Agreement with Oxford Finance LLC, pursuant to which Oxford agreed to make a term loan to the Company in the principal amount of $10.0 million.
12/30/2013 – Amicus Therapeutics Completes Debt Financing of Up to $25 Million
Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq:FOLD), a biopharmaceutical company at the forefront of therapies for rare and orphan diseases, has completed a $25 million long-term debt financing with a lending syndicate consisting of MidCap Financial, LLC, Oxford Finance LLC, and Silicon Valley Bank.
12/20/2013 – Boulder Ventures, Crestone start new funds
Boulder Ventures Ltd. has raised $100 million for a new fund, and Crestone Capital Advisors LLC has raised $7 million for two new funds, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
12/20/2013 – Carl Rosenblatt, Liz Renninger, Gary Stegman Join Acentia Business Development Team
Acentia CEO Todd Stottlemyer has introduced three new officials with at least four decades of combined experience for the company’s business development unit.
12/19/2013 – AcelRx Secures $40 Million Credit Facility with Hercules Technology Growth Capital
AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today announced that it has entered into a new amended and restated credit facility with Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc.
12/19/2013 – iJET Secures Investment from LLR Partners
iJET International, Inc. (iJET), a leading operational risk management solutions provider, today announced the completion of an investment by private equity firm LLR Partners.
12/18/2013 – Huddle sees cloud business flourish with In-Q-Tel backing
Cloud computing firm Huddle knows the perks of being backed by the CIA’s nonprofit investment arm, In-Q-Tel.
12/18/2013 – Greenspring Associates, NEA Take Part in $50M Round for CloudFlare
A pair of local venture capital firms, Owings Mills-based Greenspring Associates and Chevy Chase-based New Enterprise Associates (NEA), have taken part in a $50 million round of funding for San Francisco-based CloudFlare.
12/18/2013 – Cell Therapeutics Gets Remaining $5M From Hercules Technology Loan
Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) announced that CTI has received the remaining $5 million from Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HTGC) available under the existing loan agreement that was established in March 2013.
12/17/2013 – Center for Innovative Technology Invests in McLean-Based DivvyCloud
The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced that its CIT GAP Funds invested in DivvyCloud, a McLean-based startup that provides software to help companies optimize their hybrid cloud-based IT infrastructure.
12/17/2013 – Square 1 Bank Announces $12.5 Million Credit Facility to NutraMed, Inc.
Square 1 Bank (“Square 1”), the premier banking partner to entrepreneurs and the venture capital community, announced today it has provided a $12.5 million credit facility to NutraMed,Inc. (“NutraMed” or the “Company”), a leading manufacturer of nutraceuticals and dietary supplements.
12/16/2013 – Invincea Snags $16M to Grow Sandbox Cybersecurity Model
Invincea, a cybersecurity company operating out of Fairfax innovating the use of virtual containers (or sandboxes) to keep computers safe from malware and other attacks, announced Monday that it has received $16 million in series C equity funding.
12/16/2013 – Silicon Valley Bank provides $3M financing to Lincor Solutions Inc.
Silicon Valley Bank, financial partner to technology and life science businesses and their investors worldwide, today announced that it has provided Lincor Solutions Inc., supplier of point of care computing platforms and patient engagement technology, with a $3 million equipment Line of Credit.
12/11/2013 – Center for Innovative Technology Invests in Reston-Based ADR Software
The Herndon-based Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) said on Wednesday it has invested an unspecified amount in Reston-based ADR Software, a developer of technology that helps general contractors and project owners collect and document labor information.
12/11/2013 – Scottsdale's Integrate lands $12.5 million in financing
Integrate Inc., a Scottsdale-based marketing software and media services provider, has inked a deal with Silicon Valley Bank to secure $12.5 million in financing.
12/10/2013 – DataRPM Appoints Don Clarke to Board of Directors
DataRPM, the industry pioneer in natural language and computational search-based Business Intelligence (BI) platform for Big Data analysis, today announced the appointment of Don Clarke to its Board of Directors.
12/09/2013 – 'Kayak-for-cars' startup wins $15k, moves to Ballston, rebrands as Carsquare
Car-search startup iGrabberAutos is changing its name to Carsquare and moving its headquarters to Arlington after winning a pitch competition judged by Aneesh Chopra, Ted Leonsis and others.
12/09/2013 – Edison Ventures Sees Good Exit as Publicis Groupe SA acquires Verilogue Inc.
Publicis Groupe SA: Says it has acquired Verilogue Inc., a healthcare analytics firm specializing in physician-patient communication based in the U.S.Says Verilogue will become part of Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG), a healthcare communications network.
12/06/2013 – Hybrid Bikes Charge Into D.C.
Recent graduate Jeff Stefanis (MSB ’13) is revolutionizing the way Washington residents get around their city by introducing Riide, a company that that will sell moderately priced electric bikes that double as bicycles.
12/06/2013 – CIT Invests in Alexandria-Based Power Supply
The Herndon-based Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) said it has invested an unspecified amount in Alexandria-based Power Supply, developer of an online network of local chefs that busy professionals can access for on-the-go meals.
12/05/2013 – BuilDatAnalytics and Carsquare Win Big at Ballston LaunchPad Finale
The audience at the Ballston LaunchPad Challenge Finale was astonished to hear that two startups had been chosen as winners: BuilDatAnalytics and Carsquare.
12/05/2013 – Baltimore tech startup An Estuary LLC gets $100,000 Md. TEDCO investment
A Baltimore startup said Thursday that it received a $100,000 investment from the Maryland Technology Development Corp.
12/04/2013 – NEA Leads $1.8M Seed Round For MOVE Guides
MOVE Guides announced today that it has closed a $1.8 million seed funding round from Notion Capital and NEA, bringing its total funding to $2.4 million.
12/04/2013 – Industry Ventures Closes $425M Secondary Fund
Industry Ventures LLC, a investment firm for venture capital, announced the closing of Industry Ventures Secondary VII, a $425 million secondary fund focused on providing liquidity alternatives for venture capital investments.
12/03/2013 – Millennial Media Raises $175M in Equity Financing
Millennial Media, based in Canton, has raised a little more than $175 million in equity, according to SEC filings.
12/03/2013 – JMI Equity Promotes Brian Hersman to GP
JMI Equity, a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software and technology-enabled services companies, announced the promotion of Brian Hersman to General Partner.