VC: mBlox scores big with $25M



mBlox scores big with $25 million; Broadband companies get a boost.

VENTURE CAPITAL

COMPANY

AMOUNT/ROUND

LEAD INVESTORS

DESCRIPTION

mBlox
Sunnyvale, CA

$25M
fourth

Trident Capital, BA Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Novus Ventures, Avanti Capital

mBlox, which provides the world's largest mobile transaction network, will use the funds to expand into new markets and introduce new products.

ApaceWave Technologies
Saratoga, CA

$12.1M
first

Venrock Associates, DCM-Doll Capital Management

ApaceWave is a provider of broadband wireless solutions.

Mauj Telecom
India

$10M
first

WestBridge Capital Partners, Intel Capital, Sequoia Capital

Mauj is a mobile entertainment company that develops services on all leading platforms, including J2ME, Smartphone, BREW, Symbian, SS7 and i-mode.

AirBand Communications
Dallas

$8M
fourth

Key Venture Partners, Sevin Rosen Funds, Crescendo Ventures, Dolphin Equity Partners

AirBand provides a fixed wireless network for business customers.

Third Screen Media
Boston

$5M
second

TD Capital Ventures, Blue Chip Venture Capital

Third Screen Media said the funding will support sales and marketing efforts to bring the company's market enabling MADX mobile ad delivery platform to publishers, carriers, brands and advertising agencies in the growing mobile advertising market.

Deutsche Breitband Dienste
Germany

undisclosed
undisclosed

Intel Capital

Deutsche Breitband Dienste, a wireless telecom services provider, will use the funding to expand its broadband wireless access efforts within Germany.

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