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VC Buzz - $125.5+ Million in Today's Deals

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$100 Million Investment Round For AllAdvantage.com

HAYWARD, Calif.-- AllAdvantage.com completed a $100 million round of equity financing led by SOFTBANK Capital Partners. In addition to SOFTBANK Capital Partners' $70 million investment, new investors include Putnam Investments and T. Rowe Price. Existing shareholders J&W Seligman, Walden VC, Times Mirror TMCT Ventures, Partech International, Technology Partners and Alloy Ventures also participated in this new financing. Bill Burnham, a general partner of SOFTBANK Capital Partners, joined the company's board of directors. AllAdvantage's proprietary Viewbar communications window gives members the means to profit from their online personal data while maintaining their privacy, and to obtain discounts and special deals on sponsored products and services.

http://www.alladvantage.com

http://www.sbcap.com

http://www.seligman.com

http://www.waldenvc.com

http://www.tmctventures.com

http://www.partechintl.com

http://www.alloyventures.com




Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Invests in BlueLight.com

NEW YORK -- Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (NYSE: MSO) received a 5% ownership interest in BlueLight.com in exchange for its agreement to make Martha Stewart Everyday products available