Venture capital deals

December 20, 2011, 7:40 PM UTC

Stion, a San Jose, Calif.-based maker of thin-film solar panels, has raised $130 million in fifth-round equity funding co-led by AVACO and undisclosed South Korean private equity funds. Return backers included Khosla Ventures, Taiwan Semiconductor (through VentureTech Alliance), Lightspeed Venture Partners, Braemar Energy Ventures and General Catalyst Partners. The company previously raised around $115 million.

eRecycling Corps, an Irving, Texas-based provider of a mobile device recycling platform for carriers and retailers, has raised $35 million in new VC funding. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the round. Prior backers include OpenAir Equity Partners and SJF Ventures.

Agilyx Corp., a Beaverton, Ore.-based developer of technology to convert waste platic into synthetic crude oil, has raised $25 million in Series C funding. Keating Capital led the round, and was joined by return backers Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers, Saffron Hill Ventures, Waste Management, Total Energy Ventures International, Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital and Reference Capital.

ScaleArc, a Menlo Park, Calif.-based provider of database infrastructure software, has raised $5.33 million in Series B funding. Trinity Ventures led the round, and was joined by return backer Nexus Venture Partners.

Leiyoo Information Technology Ltd., a Chinese developer of HTML5 games for mobile devices and web browsers, has raised an undisclosed amount of Series A funding. WI Harper Group led the deal, and was joined by Innovation Works Development Fund., a Nashville, Tenn.-based online platform for DIY logo design and branding solutions, has raised $2 million in new funding from FCA Venture Partners (an affiliate of Clayton Associates)

Pirq, a Seattle-based smartphone app that gives users exclusive deals at nearby restaurants, has raised $2 million in first-round funding led by Rally

Pixeon, a Brazilian medical imaging software company, has raised an undisclosed amount of VC funding from Intel

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