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  • Friday, May 22, 2015

    Ignition Partners Raises $200M Enterprise Software Fund

    Venture capital investor Ignition Partners has raised a new, $200M fund, the company said Thursday. The investment firm--which has offices in both Palo Alto and Bellevue, Washington--said that Ignition Venture Partners VI, and will target investments in enterprise software startups....Continue →

  • Thursday, May 21, 2015

    Mode Media Raises $30M More

    San Francisco-based Mode Media> has raised $30M more in funding, the company said Thursday, bringing its total raised to $186M. The Series F funding was led by Hubert Burda Media. Mode Media is led by Samir Arora. The company did not say which of its prior investors also participated in the funding round. Mode Media was previously known as Glam Media. The company provides a wide range of online advertising products, including direct and display ads, content, programmatic advertising, and video....Continue →

  • Thursday, May 21, 2015

    Metabiota Finds $30M For Epidemic Prevention

    San Francisco-based Metabiota>, which develops software used to predict disease hot spots and outbreaks, has raised $30M in a series A funding, the company said THursday. The funding comes from RSTP, Capricorn Health & Special Opportunities (CHSO), WP Global Partners, Industry Ventures and Data Collective. Metabiota says its software helps countries and multinational organization manage and mitigate epidemic risk before outbreaks of pandemics before they occur....Continue →

  • Thursday, May 21, 2015

    Maana Gets $14M For Big Data Search Technology

    Palo Alto-based Maana, which says it is developing search engine technology focused on big data, has raised $14M in a funding round. The funding came from Chevron Technology Ventures, ConocoPhillips Technology Ventures, Frost Data Capital, GE Ventures, and Intel Capital. Maana is led by Babur Ozden. The company said the funding includes $11M in a Series A combined with earlier seed funding.Continue →

  • Thursday, May 21, 2015

    Redbubble Finds $15.5M For Artists' Marketplace

    Online marketplace Redbubble, which operates an online marketplace for independent artists, has raised $15.5M in a funding round, the company said Wednesday. Fudning came from Acorn Capital, Piton Capital, along with angels Simon Baker, Michael Birch, Stan Chudnovsky, Su-Ming Wong and Simon Yencken. Redbubble is based in Melbourne, Australia, but has its U.S. headquarters in San Francisco.Continue →

  • Wednesday, May 20, 2015

    Fuze Raises $20M, Acquires LiveMinutes

    San Francisco-based Fuze, which develops cloud-based video conferencing and meeting software, said today that it has raised $20M in a funding round, and acquired fellow San Francisco startup LiveMinutes. The funding came from Hermes Growth Partners. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. LiveMinutes is a developer of cloud-based team collaboration software. Fuze is led by Bobby Yerramilli-Rao....Continue →

  • Wednesday, May 20, 2015

    SV Angel's Lee Resigns As Managing Partner

    David Lee, who was Managing Partner of seed and angel investing fund SV Angel, has resigned, according to a memo leaked from the firm. The memo, which went out to the fund's Limited Partners, founders, and partners, said that Lee has decided to spend more time with his wife, children, and extended family in Los Angeles. Management of the firm returns to Ron and Topher Conway.Continue →

  • Wednesday, May 20, 2015

    Coho Data Finds $30M More

    Palo Alto-based high performance, flash-based storage developer <>>Coho Data has raised $30M more, in a Series C funding, bring the company's total raised to $67M. The round was led by March Capital Partners, and also included Hewlett Packard Ventures, Intel Capital, Andreessen Horowitz and Ignition Partners. Coho Data is led by Ramana Jonnala.Continue →

  • Tuesday, May 19, 2015

    Ripple Labs Lands $28M For Payments Technology

    San Francisco-based Ripple, which develops real time payment technology for the finance and banking industry, said it has raised $28M in a Series A funding. The funding came from IDG Capital partners, CME Group, and Seagate, along with AME Cloud Ventures, ChinaRock Capital Management, China Growth Capital, Wicklow Capital, and Bitcoin Opportunity Corp., Core Innovation Capital, Route 66 Ventures, RRE Ventures, Vast Ventures, and Venture 51. Ripple Labs is headed by Chris Larsen....Continue →

  • Tuesday, May 19, 2015

    MuleSoft Finds $128M

    San Francisco-based software API developer MuleSoft, whose tools are used to help enterprises connect into cloud APIs, has raised $128M in a new funding round. The funding was led by Salesforce Ventures, and also included ServiceNow, Cisco Investments, Adage Capital Management, Brookside Capital and Sands Capital Ventures, plus NEA, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, Bay Partners, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Morgenthaler and Sapphire Ventures....Continue →

  • Tuesday, May 19, 2015

    Feedzai Gobbles Up $17.5M For Fraud Prevention Tools

    San Mateo-based Feedzai, a developer of fraud prevention tools and software, said today that it has raised $17.5M in a Series B financing round. The funding was led by Oak HC/FT, and also included Sapphire Ventures and Espirito Santo Ventures. The company says it will use the funding to expand its sales and engineering team. Feedzai says it uses machine learning and big data techniques for its fraud detection and prevention software. The company is led by Nuno Sebastiao....Continue →

  • Tuesday, May 19, 2015

    GOFACTORY Gains $2M

    San Francisco-based GOFACTORY, a developer of a industrial, Internet-of-things analytics and monitoring service, said this morning that it has raised $2M in a seed funding round. The funding came from Visionnaire Ventures as well as angels, including Reuben Brothers, David Clark, Jonathan McQueen, Swordfish Investments and Thomas Kunz....Continue →

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