VC: Aruba Networks pulls in $25M fourth round



Aruba Networks, Alereon, BelAir rake it in.

VENTURE CAPITAL

COMPANY

AMOUNT/ROUND

LEAD INVESTORS

DESCRIPTION

Aruba Networks
Sunnyvale, CA

$25M
fourth round

Artis Capital Management

Aruba Networks develops network architecture that addresses mobility, security, and convergence.

Alereon
Austin, TX

$21.53M
second round

Pharos Capital Partners, Austin Ventures, Centennial Capital Ventures, Duchossois Technology Ventures, PTV Sciences, eCentury Capital Partners, Genesis Campus

Alereon is a fabless semiconductor company developing ultrawideband wireless chipsets.

BelAir Networks
Ontario

$20M
third round

Comcast Interactive Capital

A provider of wide-area wireless broadband solutions for metro-scale deployments.

Beecem Communications
Santa Clara, CA

$19.5M
third round

Walden International, Sequoia Capital

Beecem is a wireless broadband provider.

Medio Systems
Seattle

$11M
first round

Frazier Technology, Mohr Davidow, Dot Edu

Medio Systems develops mobile search applications.

W5 Networks
Fremont, CA

$10.1M
first round

Thomas Weisel Venture Partners, U.S. Venture Partners

A provider of wireless applications for the retail industry.

Airborne Entertainment
Montreal

$10M
undisclosed

Wellington Financial

Airborne Entertainment publishes premier mobile entertainment content and applications, including games, images, video, ringtones, ringbacktones and informational content.

July Systems
Santa Clara, CA

$10M
third round

Motorola Ventures

July Systems a provider of smart mobile retailing technology.

Trust Digital
McLean, VA

$9M
second round

BCE Capital

Trust Digital is a provider of mobile security software.

TestQuest
Minneapolis

$7.5M
first round

Gabriel Venture Partners

A provider of automated testing solutions for the mobile and wireless industry.

Telecom Transport Management
Seattle

$6M
third

Ignition Partners, SeaPoint Ventures, Rally Capital

TTM provides backhaul services for mobile phone companies by using wireless microwave technology to send traffic from cell sites back to the switch, where the traffic is then rerouted.

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