Workspot Lands $6.2M For Virtual Desktop Software

Cupertino-based Workspot, which develops virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) software used by the enterprise, has raised $6.2M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Presidio Ventures, and also included Follow[the]Seed, Helion, Translink, and WTI. Workspot's software delivers applications, desktops, and data from enterprises to smartphones, the Mac, and PCs. The company is led by CEO Amitabh Sinha.Continue →

Zumper Gets $17.6M For Apartment Search Site

San Francisco-based Zumper, which operates an online and mobile apartment and home rental search site, said this week that it has raised $17.6M in a funding round. The Series B funding was led by Breyer Capital and Foxhaven Asset Management, and also included Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), Goodwater Capital, xfund, Scott Cook and Marcus & Millichap. The company said the new funds will be used to scale rental search platform and introduce new product offerings in early 2017....Continue →

Verdigris Finds $6.7M For AI Driven Energy Sensors

San Francisco-based Verdigris, which is developing smart building sensors driven by artificial intelligence software, has raised $6.7M in a funding round. The funding was led by Jabil and also included Verizon Ventures, Stanford StartX Fund, and angels. The company has now raised $16M. Verdigris is led by Mark Chung. The company said the funds go towards scaling manufacturing and customer operations.Continue →

Moov Takes $12M For Heart Rate Tracking Wearable

San Mateo-based Moov, which develops heart rate tracking wearables, said it has raised $12M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Mangrove Capital, and also included BOE Technology Group. Moov develops a wearable that both tracks your heart rate, as well as offers up artificial intelligence-driven coaching tips and feedback. Meng Li is CEO of Moov.Continue →

Ladder Lands $14M

Menlo Park-based Ladder, which says it is developing an alternative to traditional life insurance, announced that it has raised $14M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Canaan Partners, and also included Lightspeed Venture Partners, NYCA, and 8VC. Ladder's CEO is Jamie Hale. The company says it is developing a digital life insurance product which adjusts to risk in real time.Continue →

Atipica Gets $2M In Seed Funding

San Mateo-based Atipica, a developer of machine learning software used to located job applicants and talent, has raised $2M in a seed funding round. The funding was led by True Ventures, and also included Kapor Capital and Precursor Ventures, along with angels David Windley (Yahoo!), Matt Sanford (Twitter), and Ellen Pao (Reddit). Atpica is led by Laura I. Gomez, who previously served at Twitter, Jawbone, and YouTube.Continue →

Medallia Acquires Kampyle

Palo Alto-based customer experience management software developer Medallia said today that it has acquired Israeli company Kampyle Ltd., a developer of software used for capturing customer feedback. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.Continue →

Leanplum Lands $29M

San Francisco-based mobile marketing software developer Leanplum has raised $29M in a Series C funding, according to the firm on Tuesday. The funding was led by Canaan Partners, and also included
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and Shasta Ventures. Joydeep Bhattacharyya of Canaan Partners will join the company's board as part of the funding. Bhattacharyya had previously been on Leanplum's board, when he was at Shasta Ventures. The company says it has now raised $46.3M in total....Continue →

Pay By Group Gets $3.4M

San Francisco-based Pay By Group, which develops group payment software, has raised $3.4M in a seed funding round. The funding was led by SparkLabs Global Ventures, and also included Great Oaks Capital, 500 Startups, Payment Ventures, Amino Capital, and Kima Ventures, along with angels Deb Lui (Facebook), Karl Jacob, Thomas Lerhman, Greg Kidd, Russ Fradin (Dynamic Signal), and Bryan Bradford. Pay By Group's CEO is Camilo Acosta.Continue →

Malwarebytes Buys AdwCleaner

Santa Clara-based Malwarebytes said this morning that it has acquired AdwCleaner, a developer of tools for removing potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), adware, toolbars, and other software. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. AdwCleaner was founded in 2011 by three French students.Continue →

Feedzai Gets Strategic Investment From Citi

San Mateo-based Feedzai, which develops fraud detection and prevention technology, has scored a strategic funding from Citi Ventures. Financial terms of the funding was not announced. Feedzai says it uses machine learning and artificial intelligence software to identify malicious threats and fraud. The company is led by Nuno Sebastiao.Continue →

Joy Captures $2.5M In Seed Funding For Interactive Photo Album Hardware

San Francisco-based Joy, a startup developing a hardware-based, interactive photo album, has raised $2.5M in a seed funding round, the company said today. The funding came from Obvious Ventures, BoxGroup, The Chernin Group and Maywic Select Investments. Joy is led by Alan Chan. The company has yet to ship its device, which it says will cost $499, but is currently at $299 plus shipping on pre-order.Continue →






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