VC: Tira Wireless gets $13M; MobileLime scores $10M for mobile wallet



Tira Wireless gets $13 million; MobileLime looks to accelerate the mobile wallet.

VENTURE CAPITAL

COMPANY

AMOUNT/ROUND

LEAD INVESTORS

DESCRIPTION

Tira Wireless
San Francisco

$13M
third

Lehman Ventures

Tira will use the money to round out its Jump platform to include all data types, including music and video, and expand its global support and distribution.

MobileLime
Boston

$10
first

Oak Investment Partners

MobileLime will use the funding to support the national roll out of its mobile loyalty and payment solutions and speed the launch of its next generation mobile wallet.

mFoundry
Sausalito, CA

$7.3M
second

GRP Partners

mFoundry offers the mWorks platform, a turnkey way to leverage mobile applications across a wide array of mobile devices.

Groove Mobile
Andover, MA

$8.5M
second

Egan Managed Capital

Groove Mobile is a provider of mobile music downloading services.

Upsteed
Israel

$5M
first

Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners

Upsteed is a provider of mobile-based advertising solutions.

Helicomm
Carlsbad, CA

$1M
second

Aspen Ventures

Helicomm is a provider of wireless networking platforms for monitoring and controlling applications.

iPLATO
UK

undisclosed
first

The Capital Fund

iPLATO's flagship product--Patient Care Messaging--uses mobile phone technologies to enable GP surgeries and hospitals to communicate by text message with their patients.

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