EMC Extends Data Domain Offer, ClickFuel Tanks Up with $2.5M, Auriga Measures $2.75M, & (a Little) More Boston-Area Deals News
Just a few deals to report from last week—perhaps New England’s tech and life sciences firms were all too busy attending XSITE?
—Auriga Measurement Systems, a wireless instrumentation and design company in Lowell, MA, raised $2.75 million in additional seed funding from undisclosed investors. Ohio-based White Oak Partners put $1.5 million into Auriga in 2007.
—Hopkinton, MA-based EMC (NYSE: EMC) inked a sponsorship deal with the MIT Media Lab. The storage giant made the announcement at our XSITE conference, and also revealed that it had established a new research lab near MIT.
—EMC announced that it would extend its $30-per-share tender offer for Santa Clara, CA-based data deduplication firm Data Domain (NASDAQ: DDUP) until July 10, 2009. The offer was originally set to expire on today.
—Internet marketing firm ClickFuel of Boston raised $2.5 million in a Series A financing round. Chicago-based Baird Venture Partners led the deal.