Glasshouse Plots for VMware IPO Sequel, Idera Partners With Merck, iRobot Inks Deal With Army, & More
Ho, ho, holy cow there were a lot of deals last week! In case you missed any on account of snow-shoveling, shopping, or hall-decking, here’s a recap:
—Second Wind, a Somerville, MA-based maker of “sodar” devices for measuring wind conditions, announced a $4 million second-round financing from renewable energy investor Good Energies.
—Brookfield, CT’s Validus DC Systems raised a first round, worth $10 million, from a syndicate led by Oak Hill Venture Partners.
—Library-management-software firm Inmagic of Woburn, MA, announced a $5 million investment from New Jersey-based Edison Venture Fund.
—Cambridge, MA-based Elixir Pharmaceuticals set the price range for its 5 million share IPO at between $14 and $16 per share.
—North Andover, MA-based Acquia, which aims to market software and services built around the open-source Web publishing system Drupal, raised $7 million in a first round of financing led by North Bridge Venture Partners.