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There are 43 companies tagged `natural`; raised $911.6M from 152 investors

GreatPoint Energy raised $562M from Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), Citi Alternative Investments, The Dow Company, AES Corporation, Suncor Energy, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Khosla Ventures, Advanced Technology Ventures, and Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) in 5 rounds.

Report: GreatPoint Energy Grabs $420M from Chinese Investor    xconomy.com Series C Announcement    greatpointenergy.com Series B Announcement    greatpointenergy.com Series A Announcement    greatpointenergy.com

Luca Technologies raised $98.9M from One Equity Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Oxford Bioscience Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Oxford Bioscience Partners, BASF Venture Capital, and BASF Venture Capital in 3 rounds.

Luca Technologies Raises $76M for Coal Biotech    earth2tech.com Luca Technologies Raises $20M for Cleaner Coal    earth2tech.com BASF Venture Capital Invests in Biotech Firm Targeting Biogenic Methane Production from Fossil Fuel Resources    greencarcongress.com

Conductor raised $32.6M from Investor Growth Capital, FirstMark Capital, Matrix Partners, Matrix Partners, FirstMark Capital, and FirstMark Capital in 3 rounds.

Conductor Raises $20M Series C To Improve Customers’ Search Rankings, Outlines Ambitions Beyond SEO    techcrunch.com Conductor Raises $10 Million For SEO Management And Optimization Technology    techcrunch.com Conductor Secures $10 Million in Series B Financing    venturecapitalreporter.com

Powerset raised $22.5M from Foundation Capital, Founders Fund, Scott Banister, Bezos Expeditions, Reid Hoffman, Amidzad Partners, CommerceNet, and ValleyVC in 3 rounds.

http://www.powerset.com/press/seriesa, http://venturebeat.com/2007/11/02/powerset-the-hyped-search-engine-company-sees-shakeup/#more-52474    powerset.com Ok, Now It’s Done. Microsoft To Acquire Powerset    techcrunch.com

SwiftKey raised $21.6M from Index Ventures, Octopus, Jon Craton, Nick Hynes, Carl Uminski, Cambridge Capital Group, Accel Partners, Octopus, Jon Craton, Nick Hynes, Carl Uminski, Richard Brennan, Andrew Thornton, Cambridge Capital Group, Octopus, and Octopus in 4 rounds.

SwiftKey Raises $17.5M Series B Round Led by Index To Expand In The US    techcrunch.com Developer of ‘social keyboard’ Android app SwiftKey raises $2.4 million    eu.techcrunch.com TouchType receives £275k seed investment from Octopus    octopusventures.com $1.25 million as excitement around Android app grows    touchtype-online.com

Prometheus Energy raised $20M from Kenda Capital and Black River Asset Management .

Prometheus Energy raises $20m in funding for liquid natural gas technology    newenergyworldnetwork.com

Kiha Software raised $20M from Paul Allen .

Kiha Software Raises $20M, Reports Say    finsmes.com

Artificial Solutions raised $18.2M from Scope Capital Advisory and Scope Capital Advisory in 2 rounds.

Artificial Solutions Raises $9.4M In Third Fundingt    finsmes.com Artificial Solutions receives 6.5 M Euros from Scope    ojointernet.com

Shaker raised $18M from Menlo Ventures, CrunchFund, Innovation Endeavors, Pitango Venture Capital, Troy Carter, Pitango Venture Capital, and Zaki Rakib in 3 rounds.

TechCrunch    techcrunch.com TechCrunch    techcrunch.com TechCrunch    techcrunch.com

Treato raised $14.5M from OrbiMed Advisors, New Leaf Venture Partners, and Reed Elsevier Ventures .

Treato Raises $14.5m from OrbiMed, New Leaf and Reed Elsevier    prweb.com

WhiteFence raised $14M from Adams Street Partners and Internet Capital Group .

WhiteFence, a residential home services shopping site, raises $14M    deals.venturebeat.com

Pricelock raised $12M from Barclays Ventures, RenaissanceRe, Travelers Insurance, and Artiman Ventures .

Pricelock Raises $12 Million To Protect Companies From Increasing Fuel Prices    techcrunch.com

Center'd raised $8.9M from Keynote Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Keynote Ventures, Comerica Bank, Bill Harris, and Jeff Drazan in 4 rounds.

Center’d lands $1.9M to help you find local events, activities    deals.venturebeat.com

Trampoline Systems raised $7.7M from Ian Smith, Steve Broughton, Paolo Juvara, Leon Howard-Spink, Tudor Investments, and Tudor Investments in 5 rounds.

Trampoline Systems Raises Another Angel round, Adds To Board    techcrunch.com

VERSUS IO raised $3.7M from Earlybird Venture Capital, 500 Startups, High-Tech Gruenderfonds, Lars Dittrich, Dario Suter, and JMES Investments in 2 rounds.

Comparison Engine VERSUS IO Adds Further $2.8M To Its Coffers From Earlybird, Dave McClure, Others    techcrunch.com VERSUS IO Raises $840K to Compare Mobile Phones, Cities, and People    pandodaily.com

AlchemyAPI raised $3.5M from Access Venture Partners in 2 rounds.

SEC    sec.gov AlchemyAPI Raises $2 Million For Neural Net Analysis Tech, On Par With IBM Watson, Google    techcrunch.com

Ask Ziggy raised $3.5M .

Ask Ziggy, Siri For Windows Phone, Closes $5 Million Funding Round To Expand To iOS, Android    techcrunch.com

Breathing Buildings raised $3.3M from MMC Ventures, Berti Green Accelerator, Adapt Low Carbon Group, MMC Ventures, and BP Alternative Energy in 2 rounds.

Energy-saving Breathing Buildings secures £1m growth capital    growingbusiness.co.uk BVCA Nifty Fifty    bvca.co.uk

PeerPong raised $2.8M from Charles River Ventures, First Round Capital, Partech International, and DCM .

PeerPong Raises $2.8M for an Aardvark for Twitter    gigaom.com

Cognition Technologies raised $2.7M from Draper & Associates, Fingerhut Ventures, Scott Jarus, and Siemer Ventures .

Cognition Technologies Raises $2.7 Million For Semantic Search    paidcontent.org

American DG Energy raised $2.1M .

American DG Energy and EuroSite Power raise $2.1M    masshightech.com

CEPT Systems raised $2M from REVENTON B.V and Zirngast .

CEPT Raises €1.5M in Funding    finsmes.com

Whodini raised $2M .

http://venturebeat.com/2011/02/17/deals-more-doxo-gets-10m-for-digital-file-cabinet/    venturebeat.com

Fluential raised $2M from Patrick Soon-Shiong .

Fluential Closes $8 Million Series A Round to Drive Natural Language Product Development    broadwayworld.com

Desti raised $2M from Carmel Ventures, Horizon Ventures, and Horizons Ventures in 2 rounds.

DESTI RAISES ADDITIONAL $1M SEED ROUND TO EXPAND CONTENT REACH    freshnews.com

thesocialCV.com raised $1.9M in 2 rounds.

Summly raised $1.5M from Ashton Kutcher, Brian Chesky, Mark Pincus, Matt Mullenweg, Troy Carter, betaworks, Seb Bishop, Horizons Ventures, Joanna Shields, Hosain Rahman, Stephen Fry, Yoko Ono, White Star Capital, Wendy Murdoch, Jimmy Furland, Aviv Nevo, Kevin Abosch, Joshua Kushner, Li Ka-shing, and Horizons Ventures in 2 rounds.

16-Year-Old Programmer Raises Seed Round From Billionaire Li Ka Shing To ‘Summarize The Web’    techcrunch.com

Idibon raised $1.4M from Khosla Ventures .

Idibon Raises $1.4M from Khosla Ventures    finsmes.com

Graze raised $1.4M from Octopus and DFJ Esprit .

Octopus Ventures invests £1.4m in Graze    octopusventures.com

Eco Market raised $1M from Giuliano Stiglitz, Kelvin Au, Ivan Mazour, Owen Li, Innova Kapital, Giuliano Stiglitz, Kelvin Au, Mary Turner, Robert Barnes, Giuliano Stiglitz, Kelvin Au, and Robert Barnes in 4 rounds.

“Etsy For Eco” Ethical Community Raises $300,000+ In Seed Funding    techcrunch.com

unsilo raised $1M from Scale Capital .

Siri Ex-Product Lead Who Quietly Sold Another Startup’s Assets To Apple Raises $1M For Unsilo, A Semantic Search Engine    techcrunch.com

Future Drinks Company raised $571.1K from Angel CoFund .

University of Bath    bath.ac.uk

Admira Cosmetics raised $486K .

Conscious Box raised $400K from Birchmere Ventures .

Conscious Company, A Birchbox For Eco-Friendly Products, Raises $400K Seed Round Led By Birchmere Ventures    techcrunch.com

ArcaNatura LLC raised $390K from Connecticut Innovations and Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology in 3 rounds.

Connecticut Innovations invests in two local startups    theday.com Small Business Incubation Program    ctinnovations.com

Electrochaea raised $250K from Nidus Partners .

St. Louis Business Journal    bizjournals.com

Texifter raised $180K .

Topicmarks raised $150K from Aaron Patzer and Jim Chu .

Mint Founder Invests in Text Summarization Startup    mashable.com

BaseTrace raised $145K .

SEC    sec.gov

makeena, inc. raised $76.5K .

Offerly raised $60K from Gary Adams- CEO Advanced Payment Systems .

Tedcas raised $54K from Wayra .

Telefonica Wayra    wayra.org

Agolo raised $40K from Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator .

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator kicks off its next class of 10 startups    venturebeat.com