Ribon Therapeutics has emerged out of stealth after three years of developing a lead asset targeting cancer based on research at MIT, UT Southwestern and Harvard Medical School.
Canvas Network, an online education platform developed by learning management software (LMS) provider Instructure which received $9.1m investment for the platform, has begun offering free and open online courses.
In May 2010, Resolve raised $2m in the initial close of its A round before bringing in a corporate venturing unit later.
UK-listed investment fund Imperial Innovations joins GlaxoSmithKline's SR One, fund manager Invesco Perpetual and Lundbeckfond Ventures, backing the d cancer treatment company.
Germany-based media company Bertelsmann and the university venturing fund it recently backed have joined venture firms Kapor Capital, Novak Biddle Venture Partners and Greylock Partners backing the on-line university network.
Paul Musselman, formerly of Intel Capital and IBM's corporate development team, takes the top role at the language learning start-up, which spun off from Carnegie Mellon University.
University of Manchester spin-out Arvia Technology, which treats organic liquid waste, has raised money from prior backer MTI, as well as investors Sustainable Technology Investors and Park Walk Advisors.