VC: Moto Ventures backs Ruckus and ViVOTech



Millennial Media's $15 million second round and Motorola Ventures backs Ruckus Wireless and ViVOTech.

VENTURE CAPITAL

COMPANY

AMOUNT/ROUND

LEAD INVESTORS

DESCRIPTION

Millennial Media
Baltimore, MD

$15M
second

Charles River Ventures

Millennial Media is a cross-platform mobile advertising company.

Ruckus Wireless
Sunnyvale, CA

$7.5M
fifth

Motorola Ventures

Ruckus Wireless specializes in wireless home networking technologies, which are capable of routing HD video.

Kirusa
Mumbai, India

$3M
third

Qualcomm Ventures

Kirusa makes voice SMS applications.

Pinyon
Reno, NV

$1.2M
first

George Lauro of Alteon

Pinyon makes smart antenna solutions.

ViVOTech
Santa Clara, CA

N/A
N/A

Motorola Ventures

ViVOTech makes wireless payment software and previously raised $22.5 million in a third round of funding from First Data Corp., NCR, Miven Venture Partners and return backers Alloy Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Nokia Growth Partners.

Celltick
London, UK

N/A
fourth

N/A

Celltick provides a media platform to promote content and brands on mobile phones' idle screens.

4INFO
Palo Alto, CA

N/A
N/A

Peacock Equity

4INFO is a mobile search company.

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