Mass. – Viximo, the provider of a
virtual goods platform for social networking, dating and games sites, has raised
$5 million in new financing from investors including North Bridge Venture
Partners and Sigma Partners, Virtual Goods News reported.
Mass.-based Viximo is focusing on a new strategy of providing content for
partners to sell, and has assembled a network of 3,000 virtual goods creators
that has to date produced 1,500 items.
Viximo has also reportedly teamed with a
talent agency to work on virtual items for celebrities.
Mass. – Following two years in
stealth mode, Verivue said that it officially has launched operations by
releasing its first media storage and delivery system for telecoms, cable
operators and content delivery networks.
The company has also raised $40
million in its second round of financing, led by Comcast Interactive Capital,
New investors Accel Partners, Arris Group and North Bridge
Venture Partners also participated, along with return backers Matrix Partners
and Spark Capital.
Founded in 2006, Massachusetts-based Verivue said that its
system integrates servers, storage, networking and [...].
Calif. – Offerpal Media, a
provider of online ad technology for social media and video games, said on
Tuesday that it has closed a $15 million second round of financing, led by D.E.
Previous backers InterWest Partners and North Bridge Venture
Partners also participated in the round, which the company will use to further
develop its monetization platform, and create more tools and services for
Founded in 2007, Fremont, Calif.-based Offerpal says it works with
more than 800 social media publishers, placing third-party applications for
Andover, Mass. – Veveo, a developer of mobile video search technology, has raised $14 million in its second round of venture capital financing, from returning investors Matrix Partners, Norwest Venture Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners, MocoNews reported.
Andover, Mass.-based Veveo is set to launch its mobile video search service, vTap, next month, after spending several years on development.
The service will launch on Windows Mobile devices with an as yet unnamed partner, and with a cable TV [...].
Waltham, Mass. – Awareness, Inc. (formerly known as iUpload), a provider of social media technologies to businesses, announced on Monday that it has raised $7 million in its first round of financing, from Greylock Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners.
Massachusetts-based Awareness also named John Bruce as its chief executive.
The company plans to release its enterprise social networking platform later this summer.
Westford, Mass. – Aylus Networks, a provider of multimedia sharing technology for mobile networks, has raised $15 million in its second round of venture capital, led by the company's original investors, Matrix Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners.
Founded in 2005, Westford, Mass.-based Aylus' technology allows wireless subscribers to share multimedia files during voice conversations.
The company has additional operations and research and development centers in Hong Kong, India, and Singapore.
Waltham, Mass. – Mobicious, a mobile content portal offering text-based services, music, videos and games, announced on Tuesday that it has secured $4 million in first round financing, from North Bridge Venture Partners and Carmel Ventures.
Waltham, Mass.-based Mobicious' service is currently in alpha mode in the U.S., and plans to expand internationally by the end of the year.
Users can browse and purchase content, create ratings and reviews for content, upload pictures from their mobile phones, and [...].