Follow The Money: 10 Recent Tech VC Investments To Watch In November

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BrightSource Energy

HQ: Oakland, Calif.

CEO: John Woolard
New Funding: $80 million
Round: Undisclosed
Backers: Alstom, VantagePoint Capital Partners, DFJ, CalSTRS, DBL Investors, Goldman Sachs, Chevron Technology Ventures, BP Ventures, others

More moolah for green tech: BrightSource Energy added $80 million to a war chest that's now seen north of $600 million in equity financing. It hasn't been an easy road; BrightSource pulled its IPO registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission back in April, citing "not optimal conditions for an IPO."

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