Venture capital deals

May 16, 2012, 5:54 PM UTC

Qualtrics, a Provo, Utah-based provider of enterprise SaaS for simplifying complex research, has raised $70 million in Series A funding from Accel Partners and Sequoia Capital. It is the first outside round of funding for the company, which was founded in 2002. Read more…

SilkRoad, a Chicago-based provider of social talent management solutions, has raised $35 million in Series C funding. Keating Capital and NTT Finance were joined by return backers Intel Capital, Crosslink Capital, Foundation Capital, Azure Capital and Tenaya Capital. The company previously raised over $125 million.

Mitralign Inc., a Tewksbury, Mass.-based cardiac device company focused on percutaneous mitral valve repair, has raised $35 million in Series D funding. Forbion Capital Partners led the round, and was joined by return backers Saints Venture Capital, Oxford Bioscience Partners, Triathlon Medical Ventures, Medtronic Corp., Johnson & Johnson Development Corp., Orchestra Medical Ventures, Oakwood Medical Investors, Palisade Capital Management and Giza Venture Capital.

Wave Accounting Inc., a Toronto-based provider of small business software, has raised $12 million in Series B funding. The Social+Capital Partnership led the round, and was joined by return backers Charles River Ventures and OMERS Ventures.

Desalitech Ltd., an Israel-based provider of water treatment solutions and technology, has raised $6.25 million in new VC funding led by Liberation Capital.

DiCom Grid, a Phoenix-based SaaS platform for medical imaging applications, has raised $5 million in new VC funding co-led by Canaan Partners and CHL Medical Partners.

BagThat Trading Ltd., a UK-based ecommerce platform that melds auctions with group-buying, has raised £2 million in VC funding led by Oxford Capital.

Elicit, a Chicago-based SaaS company focused on helping marketers improve the on-site search experience, has raised $1.5 million in Series A funding. Backers include Greycroft Partners, First Round Capital and ff Ventures., an online vacation rental service in China, has raised an undisclosed amount of Series A funding from Lightspeed China Partners, HomeAway Inc. (Nasdaq: AWAY) and CDH Investments.

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