The Top 10 Northern California Venture Deals of the Second Quarter—Two Ways
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And now the MoneyTree list:
10. Incline Therapeutics, Redwood City. Devices for patient-controlled administration of pain medication in hospitals. $43 million. Funders: 5AM Ventures, Adams Street Partners LLC, Emergent Medical Ventures, LLP, Frazier Healthcare and Technology Ventures, Saints Ventures, Technology Partners.
9. Solaria, Fremont. High-efficiency photovoltaic panels. $45.1 million. Funders: CMEA Capital, DBL Investors (AKA: Double Bottom Line Venture Capital), Mitsui Venture Capital Corporation (AKA: MVC Corporation), NGEN Partners LLC (FKA: NextGen Partners LLC) ,Sigma Partners, Undisclosed Investor.
8. Intrapace, Mountain View. Implantable weight loss devices. $49.8 million. Funders: Angels’ Forum & the Halo Fund, DFJ InCube Ventures, L Capital Partners, Oxford Bioscience Partners.
7. Pacific Biosciences, Menlo Park. High-speed gene sequencing machines. $50 million. Funders: Alloy Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
6. SunRun, San Francisco. Financing for residential solar installations. $55 million. Funders: Accel Partners, Foundation Capital, Sequoia Capital.
5. Castlight Health, San Francisco. Healthcare cost information portals for large employers. $60 million. Funders: Maverick Capital Ltd., Oak Investment Partners, U.S. Venture Partners, Undisclosed Investor, Venrock Associates, Wellcome Trust.
4. Stion, San Jose. High-efficiency thin film solar panels. $70 million. Funders: Braemar Energy Ventures, General Catalyst Partners, Khosla Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners,VentureTech Alliance LLC.
3. Palantir Technologies, Palo Alto. Data integration and visualization software. $90 million. Funders: Founders Fund, Glynn Capital Management, Undisclosed Investor, Undisclosed Investor.
2. BrightSource Energy, Oakland. Large-scale solar electric plants. $150 million. Funders: Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Morgan Stanley Private Equity, Undisclosed Investor, Undisclosed Investor, VantagePoint Venture Partners.
1. Better Place, Palo Alto. Batteries and charging stations for electric vehicles. $350 million. Funders: Morgan Stanley Private Equity, Undisclosed Investor, Undisclosed Investor, VantagePoint Venture Partners.