Gear6 takes $4M for caching technology

Gear6, provider of caching technology that stores data in centralized locations, has brought in $4 million of an anticipated $12.7 million in a first round of stock and promissory notes, according to a regulatory filing with the SEC. While investors in the round weren’t listed, the Mountain View, Calif. company was previously backed by Horizon Ventures, InterWest Partners and U.S. Venture Partners.