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Virtual Events Firm Unisfair Raising $9.3 Million Second Round

Unisfair, a virtual events company, has raised $3.1 million of a proposed $9.3 million second round of funding, per an SEC filing. Unisfair raised $10 million last year from Sequoia Capital, Norwest Venture Partners and BCS Growth Fund Israel. There were no new investors listed on the latest filing; the company declined to comment.

Based in Menlo Park, Calif., Unisfair runs virtual trade shows, job fairs and other events for companies like *Cisco*, Forbes and The Economist. Founded in 2000 by Guy Piekarz and Ronen Sobol, it is now headed up by former SideStep CFO Hoang Vuong. The company also has offices in New York and Israel. Rival firm InXpo recently raised a $9 million round.