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  • Friday, March 27, 2015

    GreenRoad Gains $26M For Fleet Management Software

    San Jose- and Israel-based GreenRoad, which develops a telematics-enabled, software-as-a-service to help better manage costs and drivers for driving fleets, ha raised $26M in a funding round, the company said earlier this week. The funding was led by Israel Growth Partners (IGP), and also included Amadeus Capital Partners, Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures, Generation Investment Management and Virgin Green Fund. Haim Shani of IGP joins the company's board with the funding....Continue →

  • Friday, March 27, 2015

    DoorDash Gets $40M For On-Demand Delivery

    Palo Alto-based DoorDash has raised $40M in a new funding round, for its on-demand delivery service. According to DoorDash, the new funding was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and also included Sequoia Capital, Khosla Ventures, and Charles River Ventures. Sequoia's John Doerr joins the company's board with the funding.Continue →

  • Friday, March 27, 2015

    LiveLoop Acquired By Microsoft

    San Francisco-based LiveLoop, a developer of document collaboration software which works with Microsoft Office, has ben acquired by Microsoft. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. According to ZDNet, Microsoft has confirmed the acquisition. LiveLoop was venture backed by New Enterprise Associates, Columbus Nova Technology Partners, and others....Continue →

  • Thursday, March 26, 2015

    Meerkat Snags $12M Funding Round For Live Twitter Video

    San Francisco-based Meerkat, the developer of the trendy live video streaming apps for Twitter, has raised a $12M funding round from Greylock Partners. Size of the investment was not disclosed. Other investors in the round include David Tisch, Chad Hurley, Jared Leto, Gary Vaynerchuck, along with a long list of other investors.Continue →

  • Thursday, March 26, 2015

    August Finds $38M For Smart Locks

    San Francisco-based August, which develops a "smart" lock which uses Bluetooth to replace keys to your home, has raised $38M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, and also included Comcast Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, as well as Maveron, Cowboy Ventures, Industry Ventures, Rho Ventures, and SoftTech VC. August was co-founded by Jason Johnson and Yves Behar....Continue →

  • Wednesday, March 25, 2015

    Ayasdi Adds $55M

    Palo Alto-based machine intelligence software developer Ayasdi said this morning that it has raised $55M in a new, Series C funding round. The funding came from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, along with Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), Khosla Ventures, FLOODGATE, Citi Ventures, and new investors, Centerview Capital Technology and Draper Nexus. Ayasdi is led by Gurjeet Singh.Continue →

  • Wednesday, March 25, 2015

    Playbook HR Acquired By Intuit

    San Francisco-based Playbook HR, a developer of software for managing independent workforce marketplaces, has been acquired by Intuit. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Intuit said it will use the acquisition to help bolster its QuickBooks Online Self Employed software. Playbook HR's develops on-demand marketplace software to manage the hiring, on-boarding, and compliance of independent contractors....Continue →

  • Wednesday, March 25, 2015

    Hedvig Lands $12.5M For Data Storage Software

    Santa Clara-based Hedvig, which was founded by Cassandra creator Avinash Lakshman, has raised $12.5M in a funding round, the company said today. The funding--which includes both seed and Series A investments--came from True Ventures and Atlantic Bridge, along with Redpoint Ventures. Lakshman was prevoiusly at Amazon, and was a co-investor of the NoSQL software Amazon Dynamo; he also was an early employee at Facebook, where he worked on Apache Cassandra.Continue →

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015

    Gravity4 Buys Triggit

    San Francisco-based Gravity4, which develops online marketing software, said last week that it has acquired another, San Francisco ad firm, Trig. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Triggit is the seventh acquisition by Gravity4, according to the company. Triggit offers up dynamic ad retargeting software, particularly on the Facebook Ad Exchange. Triggit was backed by Spark Capital and Foundry Group.Continue →

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015

    Augmented Pixels Scores $1M In Seed Funding

    Palo Alto-based Augmented Pixels, a developer of virtual reality and augmented reality technology aimed at real estate, home furnishing, retail, and other applications, has raised $1M in a seed funding round. Augmented Pixels said investments came from The Hive, AVentures, Steltec Capital and Plug-and-Play. The company is led by Vitaliy Goncharuk, and was originally founded in Odessa, Ukraine.Continue →

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015

    Cohere Technology Connects With $35M

    Santa Clara-based Cohere Technologies, a developer of wireless communications modulation technology, said this morning that it has raised $35M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by Telstra, and also included New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Lightspeed Ventures, Macquarie Capital and AME Cloud Ventures....Continue →

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015

    SugarSync Acquired By j2 Global

    San Mateo-based SugarSync, which offers up an online file backup and sharing service, has been acquired by j2 Global in an asset deal. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. SugarSync was backed by Coral Group, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Hatteras Venture Partners, Hercules Finance LLC, Selby Ventures, and Sigma Partners, and has raised around $45M in funding....Continue →

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