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November 29, 2011: 9:25 AM ET

WorkForce Software, a Livonia, Mich.-based provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies, has raised $17 million in Series A funding and mezzanine funding. Backers include K1 Capital and Triangle Capital Corp. www.workforcesoftware.com

Puppet Labs, a Portland, Ore.-based provider of data center automation, has raised $8.5 million in Series C funding. Cisco SystemsGoogle Ventures and VMWare were joined by return backers Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, True Ventures and Radar Partners. www.puppetlabs.com

Scripted.com, a San Francisco-based online marketplace for freelance writers and small businesses, has raised around $700,000 in seed funding led by Crosslink Capital. Other backers include Douglas Feirstein (Liveops) and Jody Mulkey (Shopzilla). www.scripted.com

Skorpios Technologies Inc., an Albuquerque, N.M.-based developer of composite silicon photonic technology, has raised $2 million in additional Series B funding from T-Venture. The round total is now $19 million, including earlier bacers Ericcson, Nokia Siemens Networks, Cottonwood Technology Fund and Sun Mountain Capital. www.skorpiosinc.com

Advanced ICU Care, a St. Louis-based provider of tele-ICU programs, has raised an undisclosed amount of new venture funding. Trident Capital led the round, and was joined by return backers Versant Ventures, Arboretum Ventures and Catalyst Capital. www.icumedicine.com

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Dan Primack joined Fortune.com in September 2010 to cover deals and dealmakers, from Wall Street to Sand Hill Road. Previously, Dan was an editor-at-large with Thomson Reuters, where he launched both peHUB.com and the peHUB Wire email service. In a past journalistic life, Dan ran a community paper in Roxbury, Massachusetts. He currently lives just outside of Boston.

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