VC: Beceem nets $27.1 million



Beceem scores another $27.1 million.

VENTURE CAPITAL

COMPANY

AMOUNT/ROUND

LEAD INVESTORS

DESCRIPTION

Beceem
Santa Clara, California

$27.1M
fourth

Sequoia Capital, Walden International and Global Catalyst Partners

Beceem makes chipsets for mobile WiMAX technology and the company expects to close this round with a total of $50 million.

JumpTap
Cambridge, Massachusetts

$22M
third

Valhalla Partners

JumpTap is a mobile search developer and winner of the 2006 FierceMobileContent Top App Awards.

BelAir Networks
Kanata, Ontario

$21.4M
fourth

Ventures West Management

BelAir makes mobile wireless broadband mesh technologies. The company's also a Fierce15 Winner from 2004.

Ruckus Wireless
Mountain View, California

$15M
fourth

Motorola Ventures

PE Week broke the news that Ruckus has raised $15 million out of a $21 million round. Ruckus makes smart WiFi technology primarily for routing IPTV in the home.

Zannel
Menlo Park, California

$6M
first

U.S. Venture Partners, Palomar Ventures

Zannel is a mobile media startup that claims to be "the biggest thing since REO Speedwagon release Ridin' the Storm Out."

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