VC Deal Scoop: Picolight, Alphabeticall & More…

What follows are six VC deals culled from recent Regulation D filings with the SEC. They have not been otherwise disclosed:

PicoChip, a Bath, England-based provider of signal processing products for wireless communications, is raising $25 million in Series E funding, according to a regulatory filing. It already has secured around $15 million, including $5 million via the cancellation of existing promissory notes. Backers include Highland Capital PartnersScottish Equity Partners and Atlas Venture. It had previously raised over $64 million. www.picochip.com

Cornerstone OnDemand Inc., a Santa Monica, Calif.-based provider of talent management software and services, has raised around $9 million in Series E funding, according to a regulatory filing. Backers include Meritech Capital, Bay Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners. The company had previously raised over $32 million. www.cornerstoneondemand.com

Veracode Inc., a Burlington, Mass.-based provider of on-demand security analysis solutions, has raised $5 million of a $10 million “Series 3″ round, according to a regulatory filing. Backers include .406 Ventures, Atlas Venture, Polaris Venture Partners, Macrovision Corp. and Symentec Corp. www.veracode.com

Haute Secure Inc., a Seattle-based provider of free software to protect computers from malware, has raised around $1.6 million in Series A funding, according to a regulatory filing. Backers include Baseline Ventures and Sherpalo Ventures. www.hautesecure.com

Alphabeticall Inc., a New York-based Internet startup from lexicographer Erin McKean, has raised $1 million in Series A funding, according to a regulatory filing. Backers include Baseline Ventures and Roger McNamee. McKean is the former Chief Consulting Editor for American Dictionaries at Oxford University Press and was Principal Editor of The New Oxford American Dictionary (2nd edition). www.alphabeticall.com

Stemgent Inc., a Cambridge, Mass.-based provider of stem cell technologies and research tools, has raised $14 million in Series A-1 funding, according to a regulatory filing. Backers include HealthCare Ventures and Morgenthaler Ventures. www.stemgent.com