Today’s funding announcements include companies delivering personalized health tips, electric motorcycles and solar tech:
Genophen gets $1.5M to prevent diseases: The Los Altos, Calif.-based company has raised equity funding to provide personalized disease risk assessments and health recommendations to users, according to a filing with the SEC. The service, which is currently free while in beta, was created by a team with experience in medicine, genetics and computer modeling, and the personalized analysis is based on a series of questions about diet, genetics and activities.
Current Motor raises funding for all-electric motorcycles: The developer and manufacturer of e-motorcycles has raised funding in its expected $1.5M first round. BELLE Capital, a Michigan-based angel fund, has announced an investment of up to $500K to the round. Based in Ann Arbor, Mich., Current Motor develops motorcycles that go up to 65 miles per hour and can travel up to 50 miles on one charge.
Solar startup Enecsys gets $41M: The Cambridge, UK-based company has raised a second round of funding led by Climate Change Capital Private Equity with participation from existing investors, making this the largest private equity investment in European cleantech this year. The company, which was founded in 2003 and is a spinout from Cambridge University, creates solar micro inverter systems, which are installed behind solar modules and can be used for residential and commercial solar photovoltaic installations.
Kaminario raises $15M for SSD storage: The Newton, Mass.-based storage startup has raised a third round of funding from investors including Sequoia Capital, Globespan Capital Partners and Pitango Venture Capital. The company, which was founded in 2008 and has an R&D arm in Israel, develops high-performance solid-state drive (SSD) storage solutions for the financial services, telecommunications, government, healthcare and education industries.