Top 10 network venture deals from Q1

Top 10 network venture deals from Q1

Investments down, but Internet companies may spark comeback

4. Metaweb Technologies

New money: US$42.5 million

Investors: Benchmark Capital, Goldman, Sachs & Co, others.

Description: Internet software firm that provides Web site infrastructure services.


New money: US$40 million

Investors: Foundation Capital, New Enterprise Associates, others.

Description: Developer of semiconductor systems for wireless platforms.

6. Palantir Technologies

New money: US$36.8 million

Investors: In-Q-Tel, Reed Elsevier Ventures.

Description: Developer of data analysis software.

7. Invision

New money: US$30.4 million

Investors: ABS Capital Partners, CIBC Capital Partners, Piper Jaffray Ventures.

Description: Provides advertising sales software and consulting services to media industry.

Tie for 8th: AliphCom, AKA Jawbone

New money: US$30 million

Investors: Khosla Ventures, Mayfield Fund, Sequoia Capital.

Description: Develops noise cancellation technology for wireless industry.

Tie for 8th: BridgeLux

New money: US$30 million

Investors: Chrysalix Energy, El Dorado Ventures, others.

Description: Makes high-power, energy-efficient, light-emitting diode technology.

10. Automattic

New money: US$29.5 million

Investors: New York Times Company, Polaris Venture Partners, others.

Description: Develops software for creating and operating blogs.

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