Venture capital deals

February 1, 2013, 8:01 PM UTC

Ivantis, an Irvine, Calif.-based developer of glaucoma treatments, has raised $27 million in a first closing of its Series B funding. Ascension Health Ventures led the round, and was joined by MemorialCare Innovation Fund and return backers Delphi Ventures and New Enterprise Associates.

42Floors, a San Francisco-based search engine for commercial real estate space, has raised $12.3 million in Series B funding. New Enterprise Associates led the round, and was joined by Columbus Nova Technology Partners and return backers Bessemer Venture Partners and Thrive Capital.

TakeLessons, a San Diego-based online service marketplace for music lessons, has raised $4 million in new VC funding. Triangle Peak Partners led the round, and was joined by Siemer Ventures and return backers Crosslink Capital and SoftTech VC.

Blab Inc., a Seattle-based provider of predictive social intelligence solutions, has raised $1.5 million in VC funding led by Barry Lynn.

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