VC: Femtocells draw investors



Femtocells and multimedia share services drew interest from investors in this latest round of venture capital.

VENTURE CAPITAL

COMPANY

AMOUNT/ROUND

LEAD INVESTORS

DESCRIPTION

Aylus Networks
Westford, Mass.

$15M
second round

Matrix Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners

Mobile operators deploying Aylus technology will enable their subscribers to enhance standard voice calls through video share, video clips, images and even the screen display in real-time with one click on their mobile phones.

Tatara Systems
Acton, Mass.

$8M
N/A

Highland Capital Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners

This investment will fuel the company's growth in femtocells, a disruptive new technology that will improve in-home mobile coverage and enable operators to deliver new, enhanced IP services to a large installed base of mobile handsets.

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