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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Even Finds $2M For Personalized Headphone Experience

San Francisco-based Even, a developer of "smart headphones" which can be tuned into your own personal preferences and hearing, has raised $2M in a Series A funding round, the company said today. The company (whose corporate name is MeQ) sai...

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

SigOpt Raises $6.6M

San Francisco-based SigOpt, a developer of cloud-based machine learning and artificial intelligence software, has raised $6.6M in a Series A funding round, the company said today. The funding came from Andreessen Horowitz, Data Collective, ...

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

DroneDeploy Adds $20M For Drone Mapping Tools

San Francisco-based DroneDeploy, which develops cloud-based software for drones, which are used to collect aerial imagery for the agriculture, construction, mining, inspection and surveying industries, has raised $20M in a Series B funding....

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Kontena Finds Funding For Container Technology

Menlo Park- and Helsink-based Kontena, a developer of "container" and microservices software to help developers better deploy their software in the cloud, has raised a round of funding, the company said on Tuesday. Size of the investment wa...

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

LendUp Lands $47.5M

San Francisco-based LendUp, a provider of loans to those who do not traditionally qualify for bank loans, has raised $47.5M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Y Combinator Continuity, and also included Google Ventures, Thomvest V...

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Logikcull Gets $10M For eDiscovery

San Francisco-based Logikcull, a developer of electronic discovery software and tools, has raised $10M in a Series A funding, the company said this morning. The funding was led by OpenView, and also included Storm Ventures. The company, led...

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Quanergy Gets $90M For Self Driving Vehicle Sensors, Joins Unicorn Club

Sunnyvale-based Quanergy, a developer of 3D, LiDAR sensors which are being used for autonomous vehicle sensors and development, has raised $90M in funding, the company said this morning. According to Quanergy, the funding values the company...

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Friday, August 19, 2016

CellSavers Scores $15M For Mobile Cell Repair Service

San Francisco-based CellSavers, which operates a mobile, on-demand cell phone repair service, has raised $15M in a Series A funding. The funding came was led by Carmel Ventures, and also included Sequoia Capital, a seed investor in the comp...

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Friday, August 19, 2016

DevMynd Raises Funding From Motorola Solutions

Chicago- and San Francisco-based DevMynd, a provider of digital consulting, user experience, and other related services, said it has received a Series A funding from Motorola Solutions Venture Capital. Size of the round was not announced. D...

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Heap Gets $11M For Analytics Software

San Francisco-based Heap, a developer of analytics infrastructure software for capturing app and website interaction, has raised $11M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by NEA, and also included Menlo Ventures, SV Angel, Initialized...

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

ZeroCater Serves Up $4.1M In Funding

San Francisco-based ZeroCater, a startup which focuses on providing corporate catering to companies, has raised $4.1M in a funding round, the company said today. The company said the funding came from Romulus Capital and Struck Capital. Zer...

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Bloomlife Gets $4M For Smart Pregnancy Wearable

San Francisco-based Bloomlife, a developer of a wearable device which lets women know if they are having a contraction during pregnancy, said Tuesday that it has has raised $4M in a seed funding round. The funding came from Marc Benioff and...

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Rubrik Downloads $61M For Cloud Data Protection

Palo Alto-based Rubrik, a developer of a cloud-based data protection, archiving, backup, and search platform, has raised $61M in a Series C funding round, the company said today. The funding was led by Khosla Ventures, and also included Lig...

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Degreed Ups Series B To $25M

Degreed, a startup operating an online education and learning site aimed at career and professional learning, and which has offices in San Francisco, said today that it has closed out its Series B funding at $25M. The company said it closed...

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Susa Ventures Raises $50M In Second Fund

San Francisco-based venture investor Susa Ventures has raised $50M in its second fund, Susa Ventures II, the company said today. The firm said the new fund is led by general partners Seth Berman, Chad Byers, and Leo Polovets. The company sa...

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Monday, August 15, 2016

CareSkore Takes $4.3M For Predictive Health Software

Mountain View-absed CareSkore, which develops predictive, population health management software, said last week that it has raised $4.3M in an initial funding round. The funding came from Cota Capital, Storm Ventures, and Rising Tide Fund, ...

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Monday, August 15, 2016

Onfido Snags Funding

London- and San Francisco-based Onfido, a provider of identity verification and background checking services, has scored funding from Salesforce Ventures and Talis Capital, the company said late last week. Size of the funding round was not ...

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Friday, August 12, 2016

Xperiel Finds $7M In Funding

Sunnyvale-based Xperiel, the developer of technology to connect bricks-and-mortar businesses, venues, and others with the digital world, has raised $7M in a funding round, according to the company. The funding came from several Google Board...

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Friday, August 12, 2016

UpGuard Gets $17M For Cyber Risk Monitoring

Mountain View-based UpGuard, a developer of continuous, cyber risk monitoring software, said on Thursday that it has raised $17M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Pelion Venture Partners and Square Peg Capital, and also included...

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Ignition Partners Names Triantos Venture Partner

Venture investment firm Ignition Partners has added a new venture partner in Los Altos, according to the company. The venture investment company--which has offices in both Los Altos and Seattle--said it has added NIck Triantos as Venture Pa...

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

AceBot.ai Gets $650K

San Jose-based software developer AceBot.ai, a developer of a "bot" that works within the Slack messaging app, has raised $650,000 in a seed funding round, the company said Wednesday. The funding came from Accel Partners. AceBot's "bot" man...

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Varentec Snags Series C

Santa Clara-based Varentec, a developer of software used by utilities to better improve grid efficiency and control, has raised a Series C funding round, the company said on Wednesday. Size of the funding was not announced. The funding came...

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Iconic Therapeutics Adds $10M To Series C

South San Francisco-based Iconic Therapeutics, which is targeting treatments for retinal disease and cancer, said on Tuesday that it has added $10M in funding to its existing, Series C funding round. The new funding came from Xeraya Capital...

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Memebox Picks Up $66M For Beauty Boxes

San Francisco-based Memebox, an online beauty products provider which sells themed "boxes" full of beauty products, has raised $66M in a funding round, the company disclosed on Tuesday. The funding was led by Formation Group, and also inclu...

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Engagio Finds $22M In Series B For Marketing, Sales Prospecting Software

San Mateo-based Engagio, a startup developing marketing and sales prospecting software, has raised $22M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Norwest Venture Partners, and also included FirstMark Capital and Storm Ventures. En...

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

MapR Gets $50M More

San Jose-based MapR Technologies, which develops big data technology based on such technology as Spark and Hadoop, has raised $50M in a new funding. The funding was led by Future Fund, and also included Google Capital, Lightspeed Venture Pa...

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Monday, August 8, 2016

Eyegroove Shuts Down, Team Joins Facebook

San Francisco-based mobile video app developer Eyegroove says it is shutting down its app, and its team is moving to Facebook, the company said on its website over the weekend. It's unclear if Facebook acquired the company, or just the team...

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Monday, August 8, 2016

Cleave Biosciences Gets $37M

Burlingame-based Cleave Biosciences, a developer of protein-based technology for treating cancer, has raised $37M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from Celgene, Nextech Invest Ltd. and Arcus Ventures, plus 5AM Ventures, Clarus ...

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Monday, August 8, 2016

Honor Raises $42M In Series B

San Francisco-based Honor, a startup which helps families find home care for older adults, has raised $42M in a Series B funding round, the company said this morning. The funding was led by Thrive Capital, and also included 8VC, Andreessen ...

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Friday, August 5, 2016

Mosaic Finds $220M For Solar Financing

Oakland-based Mosaic, a provider of solar financing which provides the upfront capital required for homeowners to own their own solar power systems, has raised $220M in equity funding, the company said on Thursday. The funding was led by Wa...

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Friday, August 5, 2016

Kentik Technologies Raises $23M

San Francisco-based Kentik Technologies, a developer of software which helps companies understand their network traffic, has raised $23M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Third Point Ventures, and include August Capital, Data Co...

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Friday, August 5, 2016

GrubMarket Gets $20M More

San Francisco-based GrubMarket says it has raised $20M in a Series B funding, for its grocery delivery and food marketplace. The funding came from Sound Ventures, Global Founders Capital, Riverhead Capital, GGV Capital, Fosun Group, Danhua ...

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Thursday, August 4, 2016

Autodesk Backs Formlabs In $25M Funding Round

San Rafael-based Autodesk is one of the investors in a new funding round for 3D printing systems developer Formlabs, Formlabs said this morning. Formlabs raised $35M in its Series B, which came from Foundry Group, Autodesk, as well as exist...

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Thursday, August 4, 2016

Autodesk Backs Formlabs In $25M Funding Round

San Rafael-based Autodesk is one of the investors in a new funding round for 3D printing systems developer Formlabs, Formlabs said this morning. Formlabs raised $35M in its Series B, which came from Foundry Group, Autodesk, as well as exist...

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Thursday, August 4, 2016

DynamicAction Gets $15M For Retail Analytics

Redwood City-based DynamicAction, a developer of analytics software for retailers, announced today that it has raised $15M in a funding round. The funding was led by Accenture and West Coast Capital. The investment by Accenture came as part...

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Attic Labs Gets $8.1M For Distributed Database Development

San Francisco-based Attic Labs, a software developer behind the open source, distributed database software project Noms, disclosed on Tuesday that it has raised $8.1M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Greylock partners, an...

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Apptimize Adds $12.4M For Mobile Testing Software

San Francisco-based mobile testing software developer Apptimize said on Tuesday that it has raised $12.4M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by US Venture Partners, and also included Glynn Capital Management, Goldcrest Investm...

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Axiom Exergy Picks Up $2.5M For Thermal Energy Storage

Richmond, California-based Axiom Exergy, a developer of energy storage devices specifically for facilities with large refrigeration needs, has raised $2.5M in a funding round, according to the company. The funding came from Element 8 Fund, ...

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Velostrata Finds $17.5M For Cloud Migration Tools

San Mateo-based Velostrata, which develops software to help mid to large sized enterprises move their workloads into the cloud, has raised $17.5M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Intel Capital, and also included Norwest Venture...

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Diablo Technologies Scores $37M For DDR Memory

San Jose-based Diablo Technologies, a developer of DDR system memory modules specifically aimed at the cloud and enterprise data center market, has raised $37M in a Series C funding, the company said this morning. The funding came from Gene...

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Espresa Finds $2M For Employee Services

Palo Alto-based Espresa, a startup that offers up services such as car repair, dry cleaning, wellness cleaning, and massages to employees via a mobile or web app, said it has raised $2M in seed funding. The funding came from Crosslink Capit...

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Brave Software Gets $4.5M For New Web Browser

San Francisco-based Brave Software, a new startup which was created by Mozilla co-founder Bredan Eich, is taking on the web browser market with $4.5M in a seed funding round. According to Brave Software, the seed round came from Founders Fu...

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Wonder Workshop Gets $20M For Teaching Robots

San Mateo-based Wonder Workshop, the developers of the "Dash and Dot" learning robots, said Thursday that it has raised $20M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Wi Harper Group and Idea Bulb Ventures, and also included Learn Capi...

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Bioz Gets $3M For Scientific Search Engine

Palo Alto-based Bioz has raised $3M in seed funding, according to the company, in a round led by 5AM Ventures, and also included Stanford-StartX Fund, Astia Angels, and Esther Dyson. The startup was founded by CEO Daniel Levitt, and Karin L...

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Takt Takes $30M For Personalization Software

San Francisco-based Takt, a developer of personalization software for consumer companies, has raised $30M in a Series A funding, the company said this week. The funding came was led by BCG Digital Ventures, and also included an investment f...

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Reltio Finds $22M

Redwood Shores-based Reltio, a developer of data management software, which it offers up as a Platform-as-a-service (PaaS), has raised $22M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by New Enterprise Associates, and also included Crosslink...

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Acalvio Takes $17M For Cybersecurity Software

Santa Clara-based Acalvio Technologies, a developer of cybersecurity software, said this week that it has raised $17M in a funding round, and emerged from stealth mode. The company said the funding came from Accel Ventures, Ignition Partner...

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Scout RFP Finds $9M To Automate RFPs

San Francisco-based Scout, a developer of software to automate the process of requests for proposals (RFPs) and corresponding responses from vendors, has raised $9M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by New Enterprise Associates (N...

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Mozio Gets Funding From JetBlue

San Francisco-based Mozio, which develops a ground transportation booking service aimed at airline travelers, has received a new investment from JetBlue Technology Ventures, JetBlue said on Wednesday. Size of the investment were not disclos...

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Density Sees $4M Funding Round

San Francisco-based Density, a developer of devices which use computer vision to help count the number of people in room or passing through a doorway, has raised $4M in a funding round, according to the company's backers. The funding came f...

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

MDsave Gets Investment From Cambia Health Solutions

San Francisco- and Brentwood, Tennessee-based MDsave, an online healthcare marketplace which offers up pre-negotiated rates on medical care, has received a strategic investment from Cambia Health Solutions, the two said this morning. Size o...

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Shipt Snags $20M For Grocery Delivery

San Francisco-based online grocery marketplace Shipt said today that it has raised $20.1M in a Series A funding, which came from Greycroft Partners, Harbert Growth Partners and e.ventures. Shipt, which offers up delivery from local grocery ...

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Upthere Gets $77M For Cloud Storage Service

Redwood City-based Upthere, a startup developing a cloud-based, personal storage service to share and store photos, videos, music, and othe files, has raised $77M in a funding round. The round was led by KPCB and Western Digital, and also i...

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

NextInput Picks Up $5.1M For Touch Sensors

San Jose-based NextInput, a developer of MEMS-based force sensors, has raised $5.1M in a funding round, the company said Monday afternoon. The funding came from Danhua Capital, UMC Capital and Cota Capital. NextInput is led by Ali Foughi. T...

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

SafeBreach Gets $15M

Sunnyvale- and Tel Aviv-based SafeBreach, a developer of cybersecurity tools, said today that it has raised $15M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners, Hewlett Packard Pathfinder, Maverick Ventures, ...

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Monday, July 25, 2016

Automile Takes $6.2M

Palo Alto-based Automile, a developer of vehicle fleet management software, has raised $6.2M in a funding round, the company said Monday. The funding was led by SaaStr Fund (Jason Lemkin), and also included Dawn Capital and Point Nine Capit...

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Genesys Gets $900M Investment From Hellman & Friedman

San Francisco-based contact management software developer Genesys said Thursday private equity investor Hellman & Friedman LLC has invested $900M in the company in a private equity round. Genesys says that Hellman & Friedman acquired the eq...

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists Mark Templeton Dies In Kayaking Accident

Mark R. Templeton, a Managing Director at Los Altos-based Scientific Ventures, has passed away after a kayaking accident in Oregon. According to the firm and family, Templeton, who was 57, died on July 17th while kayaking with friends on th...

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Innit Gets $18M More For The Connected Kitchen

Redwood City-based Innit, a developer of automated, Wi-Fi enabled kitchen appliances, has raised $18M more in funding, the company said Thursday. The company said that strategic investors and its founders participated in the funding. Names ...

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Brandcast Finds $13.9M For Web Publishing Platform

San Francisco-based Brandcast, a developer of tools which make it easy for brands and other companies to maintain and publish websites, said Wednesday that it has raised $13.9M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Shasta Vent...

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Sift Sciences Secures $30M

San Francisco-based Sift Science, a startup that develops machine learning to help combat online fraud and abuse, has raised $30M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from Insight Venture Partners, along with Union Square Ventures ...

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Pantheon Picks Up $29M For Wordpress, Drupal Hosting Management

San Francisco-based Pantheon, a provider of management for Wordpress and Drupal installations, has raised $29M in a Series C funding, the company said this morning. The funding came from Foundry Group, Industry Ventures, OpenView Investment...

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Bloomberg Beta Raises $75M Fund

San Francisco-based venture capital investor Bloomberg Beta has raised another, $75M fund, from Bloomberg L.P., the two said on Tuesday. The second fund will continue to invest in the "future of work" and machine intelligence investments. ...

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Skycure Gets $16.5M

Palo Alto-based Skycure, a developer of mobile security software for the enterprise, announced this morning that it has raised $16.5M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Foundation Capital, and also included all of its prior i...

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Monday, July 18, 2016

Civil Maps Finds $6.6M For Autonomous Vehicle Mapping

Albany, California-based Civil Maps, which is developing 3D mapping technology for the autonomous vehicle mapping industry, has raised $6.6M in funding. The funding was led by Motus Ventures, and also included Ford Motor Company, Wicklow Ca...

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Monday, July 18, 2016

Ardelyx Picks Up $110M In PIPE From Venture Investors

Fremont-based biopharmaceuticals developer Ardelyx said Friday that it has received $110M in a private placement, which came from both new and existing investors, including New Enterprise Assocaites (NEA), plus Australia's Future Fund, Qua...

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Monday, July 18, 2016

Scope AR Finds $2M For Augmented Reality Tools

San Francisco-based Scope AR, which develops augmented reality tools which are applying AR to instructional content and live video support, has raised $2M in a seed funding. The funding came from Susa Ventures, Presence Capital Fund and New...

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Friday, July 15, 2016

Zenrez Takes $2M More For Last Minute Yoga, Fitness Class Booking

San Francisco-based Zenrez, a developer of an on-demand, last-minute booking service for yoga and fitness classes, has raised $2M in a funding round, the company said Thursday afternoon. The funding came from ARTIS Ventures, Summit Action F...

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Alphabet Energy Gets $23.5M More

Hayward, California-based Alphabet Energy, which develops products which convert waste heat to power, particularly in the oil and gas and automotive industry, has raised $23.5M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Schlumberger, and...

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Indegy Raises $12M For Cyber Security Software

Palo Alto-based Indegy, a developer of cyber security software specifically for the industrial control systems market, has raised $12M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Vertex Ventures Israel, and also included Aspect Ventures, ...

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Findo.io Finds $4M

Menlo Park-based Findo.io, which develops search tools which combine AI with the ability to search across multiple, cloud services for your information, has raised $4M in funding, the company said today. The company said the funding was spl...

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Trace Genomics Digs Up $4M For Soil Microbe Testing

San Francisco-based Trace Genomics is looking to bring the world of DNA testing to agriculture, saying today that it has launched a new service to test the microbiome of soils, to help farmers figure out what diseases might affect their cro...

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Unity Technologies Scores $181M For Games Engine

San Francisco-based Unity Technologies, which develops a very widely used game engine used for creating videogames, said today that it has raised $181M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by DFJ Growth, and also included China Invest...

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Pat Picks Up $2.5M For AI Software

Palo Alto-based Pat Inc., a developer of artificial intelligence software, has raised $2.5M in a seed funding, the company said today. Source of the funding was not announced. Pat is developing machine learning software that helps understan...

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Friday, July 8, 2016

Sienna Ventures Raises $100M Venture Fund

Sausalito-based Sienna Ventures announced this morning that it has launched a new, $100M venture fund, which it says it will invest in mid-sized, "capital efficient" companies. The company said the new fund will target companies with a mini...

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Thursday, July 7, 2016

Light Sees $30M For Multi-Aperture Camera

Light, the developer of a multi-aperture camera which can take high resolution, DSLR-quality photos in a camera the size of a cell phone, has raised $30M in a Series C investment, the company said Wednesday. The funding was led by Google Ve...

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Thursday, July 7, 2016

Darktrace Picks Up $65M For Cybersecurity Software

San Francisco- and Cambridge, England-based Darktrace, which develops automated, enterprise cybersecurity and threat response software, said Wednesday that it has raised $65M in a funding round. The funding came from Summit Partners, TenEle...

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Twistlock Takes $10M For Docker Security

San Francisco-based Twistlock, a developer of security software for Docker and other virtual container technology, has raised $10M in a funding round, the company said today. The funding was led by TenEleven Ventures, and also included Rall...

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Friday, July 1, 2016

Index Finds $19M More

San Francisco-based Index, which develops software to help bricks-and-mortar retailers gain the same kind of analytics on their promotions and marketing that e-commerce providers have online, has raised $19M in a Series B funding. The fundi...

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

SmartRecruiters Picks Up $30M For Recruiting Tools

San Francisco-based SmartRecruiters, which develops applicant tracking systems software, announced today that it has raised $30M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by Insight Venture Partners. SmartRecruiters is led by Jerome ...

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

LOFT Lands $13M For 3D Modeling, Visualization Apps

San Jose-based LOFT, which develops a 3D simulation and design software product aimed at the interior decorating market, said Tuesday that it has raised $13M in a Series B funding. The funding came from Antimeridian and Bertoia. The company...

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Lightspeed China Partners Raises $260M Fund

Lightspeed China Partners, the Chinese venture capital investor which is linked to Menlo Park-based Lightspeed Ventures, said Tuesday that it has raised $260M in its latest fund, Lightspeed China Partners II, L.P. The company also said it h...

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Report: Airbnb Looks For New Funding At $30B Valuation

San Francisco-based Airbnb is looking to raise more funding, at a valuation of $30 billion, according to a report, which would make it the second most valuable of the so-called unicorn companies, after Uber. According to the New York Times,...

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Keen IO Gets $14.7M

San Francisco-based Keen IO, a developer of cloud analytics and visualization APIs and tools, said today that it has raised $14.7M in a Series B funding. The funding came from Pelion Venture Partners as lead, along with Sequoia Capital and ...

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

PredictSpring Picks Up $11.4M For Mobile Commerce

Los Altos-based PredictSpring, a developer of mobile, e-commerce software, has raised $11.4M in a Series A funding, the company announced this morning. The funding was led by Felicis Ventures, and also included Beanstalk Ventures and Novel ...

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Arevo Labs Finds $7M In Funding For 3D Printing Additives

Santa Clara-based Arevo Labs, a developer of additive manufacturing materials and related software for high strength, 3D printed composite parts, says it has raised $7M in a funding round. The funding came from Khosla Ventures. Vijit Sabnis...

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Report: Lyft Seeks Buyer or Investor, Hires Qatalyst

San Francisco-based ridesharing service Lyft, which has been in a funding arms race with rival Uber, has hired boutique investment banking firm Qatalyst Partners to either find it a strategic investor or buyer, according to a report on Mond...

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Orbital Insight Picks Up $20M In Funding

Palo Alto-based Orbital Insight, a developer of software which helps sort through satellite imaging data for insights, has raised $20M in a combined $15M, Series B funding round and a separately $5M equity investment from In-Q-Tel. The Seri...

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Bee Partners Raises $30M, Pre-Seed Venture Fund

San Francisco-based Bee Partners, a pre-seed, venture capital investment fund led by Garrett Goldberg, Michael Berolzheimer, and Cynthia Maxey, said today that it has closed on a new $30M, venture capital fund, Bee Partners II. The company ...

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Ayla Networks Connects With $39M

Santa Clara-based Ayla Networks said it has raised $39M more in a Series C funding round late last night, which was led by Ants Capital, along with 3NOD. The funding also included Mitsui, Acorn Pacific, Cisco Investments, Crosslink Capital,...

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Annexon Biosciences Gets $44M

South San Francisco-based Annexon Biosciences, a biopharmaceuticals firm focused on treatments for neurodegenerative disorders, says it has raised $44M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by New Enterprise Associates, and also includ...

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

AppZen Gets $2.9M For Automated, Expense Report Compliance Software

Sunnyvale-based AppZen, which is applying artificial intelligence software to recognizing and approving expense reports, has raised $2.9M in a funding round, the company said Wednesday. The funding came from Resolution Ventures, along with ...

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Kespry Finds $16M For Commercial Drone Systems

Menlo Park-based Kespry, which is developing and automated, commercial drone system used for gathering information for the aggregate, construction and surveying industries, says it has raised $16M in a Series B funding. The funding was led ...

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Airobotics Gets $28.5M From UpWest, Others

Airobotics, an Israeli developer of automated, drone surveillance systems, has scored $28.5M in funding from Silicon Valley investors, including UpWest Labs, BlueRun Ventures, CRV, as well as Waze CEo Noam Bardin and Google ATAP COO Richard...

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Dataloop.IO Finds $5M

San Francisco-based Dataloop.IO, a developer of cloud, micro-apps and IT monitoring software, has raised $5M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Battery Ventures and Open Ocean. The company, which was founded in the UK, said it wil...

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Monday, June 20, 2016

Venture Capital Pioneer David Morgenthaler Passes Away At 96

David Morgenthaler, the founder of Morgenthaler Ventures--one of the very first venture capital firms to be created--has passed away at the age of 96, according to the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). Morgenthaler--who was past ...

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Monday, June 20, 2016

Trooly Takes $10M

Los Altos-based Trooly, a provider of a service to help businesses vet suppliers, customers, and other partners, said last week that it has raised $10M in a funding round. The funding came from Bain Capital Ventures and Milliways Ventures. ...

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Monday, June 20, 2016

Plaid Picks Up $44M

San Francisco-based Plaid Technologies, a developer of software which helps applications to connect to a user's bank accounts, has raised $44M in a new funding round, the company said this morning. The funding was led by Goldman Sachs Inve...

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Friday, June 17, 2016

Within Gets $12.6M For Virtual Reality Content, Software

Within, a developer of virtual reality content and technology, which has offices in both San Franciso and Los Angeles, has raised $12.56M in funding, the company said today. The Series A funding included 21st Century Fox, Andreessen Horow...

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Friday, June 17, 2016

Sapho Secures $9.5M For Enterprise Alerts, Apps

San Bruno-based Sapho, which develops "micro app" software which helps connect employees into enterprise systems, said this week that it has raised $9.5M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Alsop Louie Partners. Sapho's software ...

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Friday, June 17, 2016

Tigera Takes $13M For Cloud Security

San Francisco-based Tigera, a developer of open source, cloud security projects, said on Thursday that it has raised $13M in a Series A funding. The startup--which is behind the Calico, Canal, and Flannel open source projects--said the roun...

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Performance Horizon Gets $15.4M

San Francisco-based Performance Horizon, a developer of digital marketing software, used for partnership and performance marketing, has raised $15.4M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Greycroft Growth, and also included Mithril ...

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Collokia Collects $1.3M For Machine Learning Collaboration

San Francisco-based Collokia, a startup applying machine learning and artificial intelligence to help bolster collaboration within companies and between co-workers, has raised $1.3M in a seed funding round. The funding was led by Globant an...

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Elementum Gets Strategic Funding From Fontinalis Partners

Mountain View-based Elementum, a developer of cloud-based supply chain software, has raised a round of strategic funding from Fontinalis Partners, the venture capital firm which was co-founded by Ford Motor Corp. scion William Clay Ford, Jr...

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Valor Water Analytics Scoops Up $1.6M

San Francisco-based Valor Water Analytics, which develops software used by utilities to manage water resources, has raised $1.6M in a funding round, according to the company. The funding as led by Shore Ventures, and also included Apsara Ca...

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

BeBop Sensors Snags $5M In Convertible Note

Berkeley-based BeBop Sensors, a developer of "smart" fabric sensors, said Tuesday that it has raised $5M in the form of a convertible note. Source of that convertible, seed, note was not announced, but the company said the investment includ...

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Elastifile Raises New Series B Funding

San Jose-based Elastifile, which develops all flash, software-defined-storage (SDS) products, said on Tuesday that it has received a strategic investment from Cisco Investments. Financial details of the new Series B funding were not announc...

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

VitalConnect Snags $25M In Funding

San Jose-based VitalConnect, a developer of medical biosensors, says it has raised $25M in a financing round, from a combination of $7.8M in a Series B equity funding, and a $17.5M term loan. The term loan came from Perceptive Advisors LLC,...

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Monday, June 13, 2016

Ascend Consumer Finance Raises $11M

San Francisco-based Ascend Consumer Finance, which provides consumer lending services, using real time data and analytics to track a consumer's financial behavior, has raised $11M in a follow on funding round, according to the company. The ...

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Monday, June 13, 2016

Meta Finds $50M For Augmented Reality Glasses

Redwood City-based Meta, which develops augmented reality technology, said this morning that it has raised $50M in a Series B round of funding. The funding came from Horizons Ventures Limited, Lenovo, Tencent, Banyan Capital, Comcast Ventur...

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Friday, June 10, 2016

Jiff Picks Up $17.7M More

Mountain View-based Jiff, which develops health benefits software for the enterprise market, has raised $17.7M more in its Series C funding, according to the company this week. The new funding brings that Series C funding to a total of $41....

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Friday, June 10, 2016

Moogsoft Scores $30M

San Francisco-based Moogsoft, which develops IT operations management software, said this week that it has raised $30M in a Series C funding. The funding came in two phases, with Northgate Capital leading the first phase, and including Sing...

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Friday, June 10, 2016

Applied StemCell Picks Up $19M For Gene Editing Efforts

Milpitas-based Applied StemCell, which is developing gene editing technology and tools based on stem cell technology, has raised $19M in a Series D funding round. The company said earlier this week that the Series D investment was led by He...

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Friday, June 10, 2016

Aktana Adds $17.5M

San Francisco-based Aktana, a developer of decision support systems for the life sciences industry, has raised $17.5M in a financing round, the company said Thursday. The funding was led by Safeguard Scientifics, and also The company said ...

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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Amplitude Gains $15M For Web, Mobile Analytics

San Francisco-based Amplitude, a developer of web and mobile analytics software, announced Wednesday that it has raised $15M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Battery Ventures, and also included Benchmark, Data Collective,...

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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Tradeshift Finds $75M For Payables Management

San Francisco-based Tradeshift, which develops software to help companies manage their payables, procurement, and suppliers, has raised $75M more in a Series D funding. The funding was led by Data Collective, and also included HSBC, America...

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Midokura Links Into $20M For OpenStack Monitoring

San Francisco-based Midokura, which develops enterprise, software network virtualization products, announced this morning that it has raised $20M in a Series B funding round. The funding brings the company's total raised to $44M. The new ro...

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Forge Gets $4.5M For Videogame Streaming

San Francisco-based Forge, a developer of software which allows gamers to capture and share their games, has raised $4.5M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by True Ventures, and also included Social Capital, NZXT, Resolute Ventures...

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Omicia Finds $23M For Precision Medicine

Oakland-based Omicia, which is developing clinical genome interpretation and reporting software for the personalized medicine market, said this morning that it has raised $23M in a Series B funding. The funding came from UPMC Enterprises, R...

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

CrowdFlower Connects With $10M

San Francisco-based Crowdflower, which injects crowdsourced humans into artificial intelligence software algorithms, has raised $10M in a funding round, the company said today. The funding was led by Canvas Ventures, Trinity Ventures, and M...

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Capsilon Gets Backing From Francisco Partners

San Francisco-based Capsilon Corporation, which develops cloud-based software for the mortgage industry, said today that it has received an investment from Francisco Partners. Size of the investment was not announced. Capisolon develops pr...

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Helpshift Snags $23M For Mobile Customer Support

San Francisco-based Helpshift, which develops software to help companies provide customer service on mobile devices, is announcing this morning that it has raised $23M in a Series B funding. The funding included Microsoft Ventures, Salesfor...

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Monday, June 6, 2016

Recharge Takes $2.3M For By-The-Minute Luxury Hotel Booking

Need a hotel room for just an hour or two -- or even just a few minutes? San Francisco-based Recharge, which says it offers up by-the-minute and by-the-hour booking of luxury hotel rooms, disclosed last week that it has raised $2.3M in seed...

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Monday, June 6, 2016

Steele Compliance Solutions Finds Private Equity Funding

San Francisco-based Steele Compliance Solutions, a provider of compliance management and due diligence software for the anti-bribery and anti-corruption market, has received a private equity investment from Bregal Sagemount. Size of the inv...

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Monday, June 6, 2016

SurfaceInk Buys GPiO

San Jose-based device engineering and product development services provider SurfaceInk has acquired angel-backed GPiO, a developer of hardware engineering component decision making software. Financial terms of the acquisition, which was ann...

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Friday, June 3, 2016

Glassdoor Closes $40M In Funding Round

Mill Valley-based job and recruiting site Glassdoor has raised $40M more in a funding round, the company said Friday, led by T. Rowe Price, and also including Battery Ventures, Google Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures and Tiger Global. The fund...

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Friday, June 3, 2016

WalkMe Picks Up $50M More

San Francisco-based WalkMe has raised $50M in a Series E funding, the company said Thursday, in a round led by Insight Venture Partners. Greenspring Associates and Scale Venture Partners both participated in the funding. WalkMe develops sof...

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Friday, June 3, 2016

Udemy Gets $60M From Naspers

San Francisco-based Udemy, which operates an online learning site, said Thursday that it has raised $60M from Naspers, via Naspers Ventures. As part of the funding, Larry Illg, CEO of Naspers Ventures, joins the company's board. Naspers is ...

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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Tile Takes $18M To Keep You From Losing Your Keys

San Mateo-based Tile, a maker of "smart" tags which can be attached to your keys, phone, wallet, or other items so you can find them again later, has raised $18M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Bessmer Venture Partners, ...

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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Uber Raises $3.5 Billion From Saudi Arabia

San Francisco-based Uber said late Wednesday that it has raised $3.5 billion from the Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund (PIF). Yasir Al Rumayyan, Managing Director of the PIF, has joined the ridesharing company's board. The investment va...

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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Tenjin Finds $2.5M For Mobile Attribution Tools

San Francisco-based Tenjin, a developer of mobile marketing attribution tools and software, has raised $2.5M in a funding, the company said this morning. The funding came from NetEase Capital, along with angel investors Herman Yang and Waik...

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

uSens Gets $20M For Hand Tracking Software

San Jose-based uSens, a developer of software used to track hand movements for use in virtual reality and augmented reality applications, has raised $20M in a Series A funding, the company said today. The funding was led by Fosun Kinzon Cap...

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Vendini Books $20M For Ticketing Sales, Promotion Software

San Francisco-based Vendini, a developer of software used by live event operators to sell tickets and promote their events, has raised $20M in a Series A funding, according to the company. The funding came form Level Equity. Vendini--which ...

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Innovium Gets $50M For Data Center Networking Chips

San Jose-based Innovium, a developer of semiconductors aimed at use in enterprise, networking infrastructure for the next generation, data center market, has raised $50M in a funding round, the company said today. The funding included a Ser...

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Friday, May 27, 2016

AutoFi Gets $17M For Auto Finance Tools

San Francisco-based AutoFi, which develops online, auto financing tools for car dealerships, said this week that it has raised $17M in a funding round. The funding was led by Crosslink Capital, and also included Lerer Hippeau Ventures, and ...

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Friday, May 27, 2016

Intel Acquires Itseez For Self Driving Vehicle Technology

Intel is putting its eye on the self driving vehicle market, saying that it has acquired Itseez, a San Francisco startup working on computer vision recognition technology for self driving cars. Financial terms of the acquisition were not a...

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Friday, May 27, 2016

Kollective Gathers $12.25M For Enterprise Video, Software Cloud

Sunnyvale-based Kollective, a developer of enterprise, content delivery network products which help enterprise customers deliver video within their companies, has raised $12.25M in a Series C funding. The funding came from MK Capital, Pritz...

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Lightbend Raises $20M

San Francisco-based Lightbend, a developer of software for building low latency, enterprise applications on top of Java, has raised $20M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Intel Capital, and also included Blue Cloud Ventures, Bai...

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Stem Scores $15M From Peter Thiel's Mithril Capital

Millbrae-based Stem, a developer of battery-backed, software-driven energy storage systems, said this morning that it has raised $15M in an investment from Mithril Capital Management--the investment firm of Peter Thiel--along with RWE Suppl...

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Agari Adds $22M For Email Security

San Mateo-based Agari, a developer of cybersecurity software for protecting against email attacks, said Tuesday that it has raised $22M in a Series D funding round. The funding came from Norwest Venture Partners, along with its existing inv...

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

SigFig Scores $33M For Automated Investment Management

San Francisco-based SigFig, a startup developing automated investment portfolio management software, has raised $33M in a funding round, the company said this morning. The funding came from Eaton Vance, Comerica Bank, New York Life, Santand...

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Clover Health Takes $160M For Health Insurance Technology, Services

San Francisco-based Clover Health has raised $160M in a Series C funding round, for its health insurance services and technology, according to the company. The funding was led by Greenoaks Capital, and also included Arena Ventures, First Ro...

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Showpad Scores $50M

San Francisco-based Showpad, a developer of products to help marketers drive engagement with their content, has raised $50M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Insight Venture Partners, and also included Dawn Capital and Hummingbi...

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Kite Hill Harvests $18M For Plant-Based Dairy Products

Hayward, California-based Kite Hill, which is known for its plant-based dairy, cheese, and yogurt products, said today that it has raised $18M in a funding round. The funding was led by 301 INC, the business development and venture arm of G...

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Kite Hill Harvests $18M For Plant-Based Dairy Products

Hayward, California-based Kite Hill, which is known for its plant-based dairy, cheese, and yogurt products, said today that it has raised $18M in a funding round. The funding was led by 301 INC, the business development and venture arm of G...

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Kateeva Raises $88M For OLED Printing Equipment

Newark, California-based Kateeva, which develops inkject printing equipment which enables the mass production of flexible Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs), has raised $88M in a funding round, the company said Thursday. The Series E fun...

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Tally Takes $15M To Manage Your Credit Card Payments

San Francisco-based Tally, a new startup looking to help consumers manage their credit card payments, said Thursday that it has raised $15M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Shasta Ventures, and also included AITV, Silicon...

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

DriveScale Gets $15M For Computing Infrastructure

Sunnyvale-based DriveScale, a developer of products which leverage standard servers and commodity storage for helping to scale out enterprise computing infrastructure, announced today that it has raised $15M in a Series A funding. The fundi...

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

ThoughtSpot Raises $50M For Business Intelligence Tools

Palo Alto-based ThoughtSpot, a developer of business intelligence and search engine software for the enterprise, said today that it has raised $50M more in a Series C funding. The funding came from General Catalyst, Geodesic Capital, Lights...

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Personal Capital Picks Up $75M More

San Francisco-based Personal Capital, which provides financial tools and technology driven wealth management services, said it has raised $75M in a Series E funding today. The funding came from IGM Financial, which is part of the Power Fina...

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

CircleCI Scores $18M

San Francisco-based continuous integration software developer CircleCI says it has raised $18M in a Series B funding round, the company said this week. The funding was led by Scale Venture Partners, and also included DFJ, Baseline Ventures...

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

BigPanda Ups Series B Funding To $21M

Palo Alto-based BigPanda, which develops IT alerting tools, said it has upped its Series B funding round to $21M. The company said the additional $5M funding came from Pelion Venture Partners. The Series B previously included Sequoia Capita...

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Embroker Raises $12.2M For Insurance Startup

San Francisco-based Embroker, which is developing a technology-enabled platform to help businesses buy commercial insurance, said it has raised $12.2M in a funding round. The Series A funding was led by Canaan Partners, and also included Ny...

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Friday, May 13, 2016

MegaBots Scores $2.4M To Bring Giant, Fighting Robots To Life

Ever wish you could strap ourself into a robotic exoskeleton, ala a "mech", in real life -- and battle it out with your friends? A new, San Francisco-based startup MegaBots, is hoping to bring those "mechs" to life through real life battles...

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Friday, May 13, 2016

Apple Invests $1 Billion China's Answer To Uber, Didi Chuxing

Apple said Thursday that it has made a $1 billion investment in Didi Chuxing, China's answer to Uber, to better make inroads into the Chinese consumer market. Didi Chuxing (formerly Didi Kuaidi), is Uber's chief competitor in China. The inv...

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Bolt Threads Sews Up $50M Round For Synthetic Silk

Emeryville-based Bolt Threads, a developer of synthetic silk, made out of natural proteins--rather than hydrocarbons--has raised $50M in a Series C funding, the company said Wednesday. The fudning was led by Formation 8, and also included N...

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Zephyr Raises $31M For Software Testing Tools

Newark, California-based Zephyr, a developer of enterprise, test management software, has raised $31M in a funding round, the company said Wednesday. The funding came from growth equity firm Frontier Capital. Frontier Capital's Joel Laik an...

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

RangeMe Ropes In $4M For B2B Marketplace

San Francisco-based RangeMe, which operates a B2B marketplace that helps retailers find new consumer packaged goods (CPGs), has raised $4M in a funding, according to the company. The funding came from Simon Equity Partners, Freestyle Capita...

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Weaveworks Finds $15M

San Francisco- and London-based Weaveworks, a developer of network monitoring software for the Docker and container management market, has raised $15M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by GV (formerly Google Ventures), and also inc...

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Rancher Labs Gets $20M For Container Management

Cupertino-based Rancher Labs, a startup developing "container" management software, has raised $20M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from GRC SinoGreen, and also included Mayfield and Nexus Venture Partners. Rancher Labs--despi...

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Nearpod Nabs $9.2M For Teaching Tools

San Francisco-based Nearpod, a developer of cloud software for creating engaging presentations and interactive activities for students, has raised $9.2M in a Series A round. The funding came from Reach Capital, Rothenberg Ventures, Storm Ve...

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Ripple.co Finds $4M For Local Journalism Effort

San Francisco-based Ripple.co, a new startup aimed at creating a community of local journalists, has raised $4M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Greylock Partners, Graph Ventures, Social Capital, Charles River Ventures, John S. ...

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Monday, May 9, 2016

Pivotal Funding Figure Grows To $653M

The giant, $253M funding round for San Francisco-based Pivotal turns out to be worth more like $653M, if you include the debt-to-equity conversion of $400M from EMC, it emerged today, after regulatory filings by Pivotal. Pivotal had announc...

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Monday, May 9, 2016

Relayware Gets $11M

Relayware, a developer of software to manage sales channels, which has an office in Redwood City, has raised $11M in a funding round. The funding round was led by Amadeus Capital partners, and also included Albion Ventures. Relayware has it...

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Monday, May 9, 2016

CoreOS Picks Up $28M For Container Management Tools

San Francisco-based CoreOS, which develops software to deploy, manage, and secure "container" software, has raised $28M in a Series B funding. The company said the funding came from GV (formerly Google Ventures), plus Intel Capital, Accel, ...

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Friday, May 6, 2016

MIODx Seeded With $1.5M

San Francisco-based MIODx, a company working on biomarker diagnostics, announced Friday morning that it has raised $1.5M in a seed funding round. Source of the funding was not announced. The company said the funding will go towards its clin...

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Friday, May 6, 2016

MIODx Seeded With $1.5M

San Francisco-based MIODx, a company working on biomarker diagnostics, announced Friday morning that it has raised $1.5M in a seed funding round. Source of the funding was not announced. The company said the funding will go towards its clin...

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Friday, May 6, 2016

venBio Raises $315M Life Science Investment Fund

San Francisco-based venture capital ivnestor venBio announced this morning that it has raised $315M in its second life sciences fund, venBio Global Strategic Fund II. The funding came from Amgen, Merck, and Baxalta, along with a number of o...

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Friday, May 6, 2016

ShelterLuv Picks Up $2M In Funding From Workday Founder

Shelterluv, a developer of software to help animal shelters manage and encourage adoption of pets, has raised $2M in a funding from Pleasanton-based family foundation Maddie's Fund. The funding was announced by Maddie's Fund on Thursday. Sh...

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Thursday, May 5, 2016

Reflektive Gets $13M For Talent, Performance Management

San Francisco-based Reflektive, a developer of talent and performance management tools, says it has raised $13M in a Series A funding for its platform. The funding was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, along with Andreessen Horowitz. The ...

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Thursday, May 5, 2016

ON24 Sees $25M

San Francisco-based webinar and webcasting provider ON24 says it has raised $25M in a new funding, which came from Goldman Sachs' Private Capital Investing group. The provider of a webinar-based, marketing platform for companies, said it wi...

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Thursday, May 5, 2016

ON24 Sees $25M

San Francisco-based webinar and webcasting provider ON24 says it has raised $25M in a new funding, which came from Goldman Sachs' Private Capital Investing group. The provider of a webinar-based, marketing platform for companies, said it wi...

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Thursday, May 5, 2016

Pivotal Picks Up $253M From Ford, Microsoft

San Francisco-based Pivotal, which develops Agile development software, has raised a gigantic, $253M funding round, from Ford and Microsoft. According to Pivotal, the Series C funding also included all of its prior investors, including GE, ...

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

ChargePoint Connects With $50M For EV Charging Network

Campbell, California-based ChargePoint, which operates an electric vehicle charging network, said today that it has raised $50M in additional funding--bringing its total raised to more than $164M. ChargePoint said the new funding was led by...

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

GeoFrenzy Gets Funding From Donuts

Tiburon, California-based GeoFrenzy, a developer of geofencing software aimed at domain registration, has received an investment from domain name registration and extension manager Donuts, the companies said on Tuesday. Size of that investm...

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

CodeCombat Gets $2M For Computer Science Learning Games

San Francisco-based CodeCombat, a developer of a game-based computer science and coding teaching tool for kids, has raised $2M in a seed funding, the company said Monday. The funding came from Third Kind Venture Capital, Andreessen Horowitz...

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Monday, May 2, 2016

Varo Gets $27M From Warburg Pincus

San Francisco-based Varo, a startup developing a new, mobile-only banking services, has scored $27M from Warburg Pincus, the company said this morning. Varo said it will offer up debit card, deposit and lending products via a mobile app, co...

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Monday, May 2, 2016

Mayfield Raises $525M For New Funds

Menlo Park venture investor Mayfield has launched two, new investment funds, raising a total of $525M for a new early stage and a separate later stage investment fund, the company said last week. The firm said it raised $400M for Mayfield X...

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Friday, April 29, 2016

Kasisto Gets Strategic Funding For Banking Bots

Burlingame, California-based Kasisto, a developer of artificial intelligence software which provides assistance to banking and finance customers, has scored a round of strategic funding from DBS Bank, a mobile bank based in India. Financial...

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Friday, April 29, 2016

Stance Finds $30M For Lifestyle Apparel

Stance, a lifestyle apparel brand which has its flagship store in Pleasanton, has raised $30M in a Series D funding, the company said this week. The funding was led by Mercato Partners, and also included August Capital, Kleiner Perkins Cauf...

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

uAvionix Takes Off With $5M For Drone Safety Systems

Palo Alto-based uAvionix, a developer of minature, ADS-B receivers for unmanned, aerial vehicles--which can track aircraft transponders and automatically avoid aircraft collisions--has raised $5M in a funding round, the comapny said today. ...

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Evident.io Gets $15.7M For Cloud Security

Dublin, California-based Evident.io, a developer of cloud security and compliance automation tools, particularly for applications running on Amazon Web Services (AWS), has raised $15.7M in a Series B funding. The funding came from Venrock. ...

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

RayVio Raises $26M For Germ Killing UV LEDs

Hayward-based RayVio, a developer of germ-killing, ultraviolet (UV) light emitting diodes (LEDs), has raised $26M in a funding round, the company said Tuesday. The funding was led by IPV Capital and Tsing Capital. RayVio is applying its UV ...

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Phantom Finds Funding From In-Q-Tel

Palo Alto-based Phantom, a developer of cybersecurity automation and orchestration software, reported yesterday that it has received a strategic investment from In-Q-Tel. Financial details of the investment, or terms of the assocaited devel...

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Zero Zero Robotics Snags $25M For Hover Camera

San Francisco-based Zero Zero Robotics, the developer of a self-flying, drone camera called the Hover Camera, said Tuesday that it has raised $25M in funding in its Series A. The funding came from IDG, GSR Ventures, ZhenFund and ZUIG, among...

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Naya Health Gets $3.9M For Smart Breast Pumps

Redwood City-based Naya, a startup developing "smart" breast pumps for mothers, has raised $3.9M in seed funding, according to the company. Naya develops smartphone connected, hydraulic breast pumps which it sells for $599. The funding came...

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Trov Takes $25.5M For Mobile Insurance App

San Francisco-based Trov, a developer of a mobile app and service which lets users insure their individual items--such as bicycles, laptops, tablets, and other stuff--has raised $25.5M in a funding round. The funding came from OAK HC/FT, Gu...

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Finistere Ventures, IFC Team On New Fund, Willow Hill Ventures

Palo Alto- and San Diego-based venture investor Finistere Ventures, and agriculture giant International Farming Corporation (IFC) announced a new venture fund, Willow Hill Ventures, this morning. The companies said that Willow Hill Ventures...

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Monday, April 25, 2016

Sysdig Gets Another $15M For Container Monitoring

San Francisco-based Sysdig, a developer of container monitoring software, said last week that it has raised $15M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from Accel and Bain Capital Ventures, both existing investors in the company. Sys...

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Monday, April 25, 2016

Kamcord Scores $10M More For Videogame Streaming

San Francisco-based Kamcord, which offers up mobile apps to help gamers stream their videogames to others, has raised $10M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Time Warner, and also included Plug & Play Ventures, Tencent, TransLink...

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Monday, April 25, 2016

Hua Medicine Gets $50M

San Francisco- and Shanghai-based Hua Medicine, a developer of treatments for diabetes, says it has raised $50M in a Series C financing. The funding was led by Harvest Investments, and also included Frontline BioVentures, ARCH, Venrock, Fid...

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Monday, April 25, 2016

Helium Finds $20M For IoT Sensors

San Francisco-based Helium, a developer of Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, has raised $20M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by GV (Google Ventures), along with Khosla Ventures, FirstMark and Munich RE/Hartford Steam Boiler Ventu...

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Friday, April 22, 2016

Preempt Security Raises $8M For Breach Detection Tools

San Francisco-based Preempt Security, a developer of breach detection and response software, has raised $8M in a Series A funding, according to the company. The funding was led by General Catalyst Partners, and also included angels Mickey B...

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Friday, April 22, 2016

Anomali Adds $30M In Series C

Redwood City-based Anomali, which develops security software for threat intelligence and management, has raised $30M in a Series C funding, the company said Thursday. The funding was led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), and also inc...

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

PayPal Leads $30M Round In Investment App Maker Acorns

PayPal is the lead investor in a $30M, strategic round of funding for investment app developer Acorns, the companies said today. Acorns raised the strategic funding from PayPal and Rakuten, to go towards its service, which rounds up purchas...

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Forter Finds $32M To Foil Fraud

San Francisco-based Forter, a startup which provides automated, real-time software to help online merchants stave off fraudulent transactions, has raised $32M in a Series C funding, according to the company. Forter said this morning that th...

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Chameleon Gets $1.9M

San Francisco-based Chameleon, a startup developing tools to help guide new users of products, has raised $1.9M in a seed funding round, the company said this morning. The funding came from True Ventures, along with Maiden Lane, Vast VC and...

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

FusionOps Finds $25M

Mountain View-based FusionOps, a developer of cloud-based software for the supply chain market, has raised $25M in a Series C funding round. The round was led by Georgian Partners, and also included New Enterprise Associates and Prabhu Goel...

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Bugcrowd Banks $15M For Bug Bounties

San Francisco-based Bugcrowd, which runs a crowd-sourced, enterprise security service to help uncover bugs in their products, has raised $15M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Blackbird Ventures, and also included Rally Ve...

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Second Genome Scoops Up $42.6M

South San Francisco-based Second Genome, which is developing biopharmaceuticals that are aimed at indications associated with barrier function, insulin sensitivity, and immune regulation, has raised $42.6M in a Series B funding. The funding...

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Waltz Networks Connects With $8.15M

San Francisco-based Waltz Networks, a developer of dynamic, real-time network routing technology, has raised $8.15M, the company announced this morning. The funding included $6.75M in a Series A funding from New Enterprise Associates, and $...

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Insightly Raises $25M For Small Business CRM

San Francisco-based Insightly, the developer of customer relationship management software for small businesses, has raised $25M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Scott Bommer of SAB Capital, and also included Emergence Capital P...

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

HomeLight Finds $11M For Marketplace For Real Estate Agents

San Francisco-based HomeLight, which opreates an online marketplace for real estate agents, has raised $11M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Zeev Ventures, and also included Dovi Frances of DGVC. The company says it has now rai...

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Monday, April 18, 2016

ClassDojo Gets $21M For Classroom Tools

San Francisco-based ClassDojo, which develops tools to help teachers share information on student performance and behavior with parents, has raised $21M in a Series B funding, the company disclosed over the weekend. The funding was led by G...

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Monday, April 18, 2016

PeakSpan Capital Raises $150M Fund

Burlingame, California- and New York-based PeakSpan Capital said this morning that it has raised a new, $150M Fund, Peakspan Capital Growth Partners I, to ivnest in growth stage business software companies. The company did not detail the ex...

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Monday, April 18, 2016

Northgate Capital Acquired By The Capital Partnership

San Francisco-based venture and private investor Northgate Capital, with $4.8 billion in assets, has been acquired by private investor The Capital Partnership, the two said this morning. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed...

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Friday, April 15, 2016

Yup Takes $4M For Math, Chemistry, and Physics Tutoring App

San Francisco-based Yup, the developer of a mobile app to provide math, chemistry, and physics tutoring, said today that it has raised $4M in a nnew funding round, and expanded its efforts beyond its roots in math tutoring. The company--for...

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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Poshmark Picks Up $25M More For Fashion Marketplace

Redwood City-based Poshmark, which operates an online and mobile community revolving around fashion, has raised $25M in a funding round, the company said Wednesday. The funding was led by GGV Capital, and also included Mayfield, Menlo Ventu...

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Thursday, April 14, 2016

EdCast Gets $16M For Corporate Knowledge Sharing Tools

Mountain View-based EdCast, a developer of corporate knowledge sharing tools, has raised $16M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by GE Asset Management, and also included SoftBank Capital, Cervin Ventures, Stanford StartX Fund...

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Nauto Picks Up $12M

Palo Alto-based Nauto disclosed today that it has raised $12M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Playground Global, and also included Draper Nexus and Index Ventures. Nauto was founded by Stefan Heck and Frederick Soo. Nauto's cu...

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Max Levchin's Affirm Finds $100M

San Francisco-based financial services technology startup Affirm, which was founded by PayPal founder Max Levchin, has raised $100M in a Series D funding. The funding was led by Founders Fund, and also included Lightspeed Venture Partners, ...

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

NodeSource Gets $10M For Node.js Tools

San Francisco-based Node.js software development tools developer NodeSource announced this morning that it has raised $10M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by RRE Ventures, and also included Crosslink Capital and Resolute.vc. Node...

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

GGV Capital Closes $1.2B In New Investment Funds

Menlo Park- and Shanghai-based GGV Capital has raised $1.2 billion in three new funds, the company said this morning, including $900M for GGV Capital VI and VI Plus, $250M for GGV Discovery I, and $50M for GGV Capital VI Entrepreneurs Fund....

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Draper Associates Raises $190M For New Fund

Tim Draper, founder of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, said Monday that he has created a new, venture capital fund under the brand Draper Associates, to invest in early stage investments. The new firm--which had previously been Draper's personal i...

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Edunav Snags $7M For Academic Planning Software

Cupertino-based Edunav has snagged $7M in a Series A funding for the company's student academic planning software for the higher education market, according to the company. The funding was led by Opus Capital Partners and Learn Capital. Edu...

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Livongo Health Gets $44.5M For Diabetes Management

Mountain View-based Livongo Health, which develops software to help manage diabetes, has raised $44.5M in a Series C funding. The funding came from Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, Cowen Private Investments, Sapphire Ventures, Zaffre In...

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Testlio Finds $6.25M For Mobile App Testing Services

San Francisco-based Testlio, a provider of mobile app testing services, has raised $6.25M in a Series A funding, the company said today. The funding was led by Altos Ventures and Vertex Ventures. Testlio is led by Kristel Viidik. The copan...

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Monday, April 11, 2016

Even Gets $9M For Paycheck Management App

Oakland-based Even, the developer of a mobile app to help workers better manage their paychecks, has raised $9M in an investment round, the company disclosed Monday. The funding came from Valar Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, ...

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Monday, April 11, 2016

Luka Lands $4.42M For AI Bot Technology

San Francisco-based Luka, a developer of artificial intelligence software being used for smart personal assistance "bots", has raised $4.42M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Sherpa Capital, and also included Y Combinator, Ludl...

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Friday, April 8, 2016

Electric Imp Gets $21M

Los Altos-based Electric Imp, which offers up secure, Internet-of-Things connectivity products, has raised $21M in a Series C funding, the company said Thursday. The funding was led by Rampart Capital, and also included Redpoint Ventures. E...

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Friday, April 8, 2016

RideCell Picks Up $11.7M For Ride Sharing Software

San Francisco-based RideCell, a developer of software to help enable car-sharing, ride sharing, fixed-route, and dynamic transit services, has raised $11.7M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by BMW i Ventures, and also included Kho...

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Thursday, April 7, 2016

Intercom Gets $50M For Live Chat, Marketing Tools

San Francisco-based Intercom, which develops marketing automation and live chat tools, has raised $50M in a funding round, the company said today. The funding was led by Index Ventures, and also included ICONIQ Capital, Bessemer Venture Par...

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Thursday, April 7, 2016

Luxe Picks Up $50M From Hertz

San Francisco-based Luxe, an on-demand valet parking service, has just raised $50M from Hertz, Redpoint Ventures, and Venrock, the firm said this morning. According to Luxe Valet, the Series B funding from Hertz Global Holdings also adds He...

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Ebates Backs Influenster In $8M Funding

San Francisco-based cash back shopping site Ebates--now part of Rakuten--has made an investment in New York-based product discovery startup Influenster, the two said this morning. According to the companies, Ken Hirschman of Ebates joins In...

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Mintigo Gets $15M For Predictive Marketing Tools

San Mateo-based Mintigo, a startup developing predictive marketing software, said today that it has raised $15M in a funding round from Sequoia Capital. The startup, led by Jacob Shama, says its cloud-based software helps sales and marketi...

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Virool Picks Up $12M In Series A

San Francisco-based Virool, which helps brands and agencies run video advertising campaigns, has raised $12M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Menlo Ventures, Yahoo! Japan, Flint Capital and 500 Startups. The company said the Ser...

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Monday, April 4, 2016

Comma.ai Finds $3.1M For Self Driving Cars

San Francisco-based Comma.ai, a startup developing self-driving car technology, has raised $3.1M in seed funding, the company said today. The funding was led by Andreesen Horowitz (a16z). Comma.ai is led by George Holtz, a 26-year old who b...

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Monday, April 4, 2016

Slack Finds $200M More For Enterprise Messaging Tools

San Francisco-based Slack disclosed today that it has raised $200M more in funding, at a post-money valuation of $3.8 billion. The funding raises the company's total raised to $540M. Slack develops social messaging tools aimed at the enterp...

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Friday, April 1, 2016

Schoold Scooops Up $4.5M In Seed For College Advice

San Francisco-based Schoold, a developer of mobile apps to help students with college planning, has raised $4.5M in a seed funding round, the company said today. The funding came from FastForward, angel investor Lorne Abony, and others. Sch...

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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Airware Picks Up $30M For Commercial Drone Push

San Francisco-based Airware announced this morning that it has raised $30M in a Series C funding round, and has begun offering up complete drone systems for the Fortune 500, enterprise market. According to Airware, the funding was led by Ne...

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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Expway Gets Investment From NTT DOCOMO

Expway, a developer of LTE, wireless broadcast technology, has scored a strategic funding from NTT DOCOMO, the company said late Wednesday. The French company, which has its U.S. headquarters in Sunnyvale, said it raised $3M Euros in the co...

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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Veracyte Gets $45M In Financing

South San Francisco-based molecular diagnostics developer Veracyte said earlier this week that it has raised $45M in financing, from Visium Healthcare Partners LP. Publicly held Veracyte said the financing comes in a com bination of a term ...

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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Unity Technologies Seeks New Funding, $1.5 Billion Valuation

San Francisco-based game engine maker Unity Technologies, the developer of 3D game engine technology for the videogame industry, is seeking to raised new funding which would value the company at $1.5 billion, according to reports. The compa...

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

MapD Gains $10M For Massively Parallel, GPU Database Software

San Francisco-based MapD, which develops GPU-accelerated database software aimed at visual analytics, has raised $10M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Vanedge Capital, Verizon Ventures and Nvidia Corporation, along with GV (Goog...

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

MATRIXX Finds Strategic Funding

Mountain View-based MATRIXX Software, a developer of software and a platform used by carriers for billing, customer service, and other management, said it has received a strategic funding from the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company ...

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Pyze Picks Up $1.7M For Personalization Tools

Redwood City-based Pyze, a developer of app personalization tools, has raised $1.7M in a seed funding, the company disclosed today. The funding came from John Chisholm Ventures and DoubleRock. Pyze, led by Dickey Singh, provides marketing t...

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Virtual Instruments Raises $20M, Merges With Load DynamiX

San Jose-based Virtual Instruments said late Monday evening that it has merged with Load DynamiX, and raised $20M in an investment round. The funding was led by HighBar Partners, and also included Azure Capital Partners, Kinetic Ventures an...

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Monday, March 28, 2016

Checkr Finds $40M For Background Check Software For On Demand Startups

San Francisco-based Checkr, a developer of background screening and verification software, said last week that it has raised $40M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Y Combinator Continuity Fund, and also included Instituti...

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Monday, March 28, 2016

Bromium Gets $40M More For Cybersecurity Tools

Cupertino-based Bromium, a developer of endpoint protection software, has raised $40M more in funding, the company said last week. The funding came from Silver Lake Waterman and existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, Ignition Partners, Hig...

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Monday, March 28, 2016

The History Project Brings Seed Funding To $2M

Oakland-based The History Project, a developer of tools ot help users document personal history, has added new funding to its seed round, bringing its total raised to $2M, the company said last week. The funding said it added The Associated...

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Friday, March 25, 2016

RevUp Raises $5M In Seed Funding

Redwood City-based RevUp, a developer of software used for improving fundraising for nonprofits, has raised $5M in a seed funding round. The company said the seed funding came from Greylock Partners (Reid Hoffman), Sean Parker, Omidyar Netw...

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Thursday, March 24, 2016

Mesosphere Raises $73.5M

San Francisco-based container deployment software developer Mesosphere said this morning that it has raised $73.5M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from Microsoft, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), as well as Andreessen Horowit...

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Thursday, March 24, 2016

FOVE Finds $11M For Virtual Reality Eye Tracking

San Francisco-based FOVE, a developer of virtual reality, eye tracking software, has raised $11M in a Series A funding, the company said this week. The funding as led by Colopl VR Fund, and also included Hon Hai Venture Capital and Samsung ...

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Science Exchange Gets $25M For Scientific Research Marketplace

Palo Alto-based Science Exchange, which operates an online marketplace to help companies find contract research organizations (CROs), academic labs, and government facilities to conduct experiments for them, has raised $25M in a funding rou...

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

BetterWorks Picks Up $20M

Redwood City-based BetterWorks, which develops software for employee performance management and strategic planning, has raised $20M in a Series B funding round, the company said this morning. The funding was led by Emergence Capital, and al...

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Aerin Medical Finds $16.7M

Sunnyvale- and Austin-based Aerin Medical, a developer of non-invasive, medical d‪evies designed to treat nasal breathing disorders, has raised $16.7M in a Series C funding, the company announced this morning. The funding included $6....

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Sight Machine Picks Up $13.5M

San Francisco-based Sight Machine, a developer of software being used by manufacturers to track and analyze factory data, quality, and other information, has raised $13.5M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Jump Capital, and also...

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Monday, March 21, 2016

Cisco Plans $100M Investment In India

Cisco said over the weekend that it plans to invest over $100M in the country of India, including $40M for early stage and growth stage funding. According to Cisco, the strategic investments are part of an effort to "accelerate country digi...

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Monday, March 21, 2016

Mattermark Picks Up $7.3M For Sales Leads

San Francisco-based Mattermark, a provider of information and a database of companies for sales prospecting, has raised $7.3M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Foundry Group. The company said the investment values the company at...

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Friday, March 18, 2016

PowerCore Raises $2M

San Francisco-based PowerCore, a developer of "smart toys" for the video game market, said this week that it has raised $2M in a seed funding round. The funding came from 500 Startups, East Ventures, Golden Gate Ventures, and Cherubic Ventu...

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Friday, March 18, 2016

Sight Sciences Sees $7M

Menlo Park-based medical device startup Sight Sciences hsa raised $7M in a Series B funding, the company said this week. The funding was led by Hicks Equity Partners, and also included Scientific Health Development, Allegro Investment Fund,...

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Friday, March 18, 2016

Kenandy Raises $11.5M For ERP Tools

Redwood City-based Kenandy, a developer of enterprise resource planning (ERP) tools, said it has raised another round of funding, bringing its total raised to over $55M. The funding previously raised $43.5M in two round. The funding came fr...

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

10x Genomics Finds $55M

Pleasanton-based 10x Genomics, a developer of genome sequencing tools, has raised $55M in a series C round, the company said this morning. The funding was led by Fidelity Management & Research Company and also include Softbank, JS Capital M...

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Striim Adds $10M To Series B Funding

Palo Alto-based Striim, a developer of software for integrating real time data into big data analytics and other efforts, has raised $10M more in its Series B funding, the company said today. The company says the funding expands its Series ...

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Spirox Gets $45M For Medical Device

Menlo Park-based Spirox, which is developing medical devices for treating nasal obstruction, has raised $45M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by KKR, and also included HealthQuest Capital, Aisling Capital, Aperture Venture Partner...

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Next Insurance Picks Up $14 For Small Business Insurance

Palo Alto-based Next Insurance, a startup developing online insurance services for small businesses, said today that it has raised $13M in a seed funding round. The funding came from Zeev Ventures, TLV Partners and Ribbit Capital. Next Insu...

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Couchbase Gets $30M For NoSQL Software

Mountain View-based NoSQL database software developer Couchbase said this morning that it has raised $30M in a Series F financing round. The round was led by Sorenson Capital, along with Accel Partners, Adams Street Partners, Ignition Partn...

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

HealthQuest Capital Raises $225M Fund

Menlo Park-based healthcare investor HealthQuest Capital said today that it has raised $225M in a new fund, HealthQuest Capital II, LP, well past its initial target of $175M. The investor said the funds came from un-named endowments, family...

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Skyport Systems Finds $30M

Mountain View-based Skyport Systems, a developer of enterprise security products, has raised $30M in a funding round, the company said this morning. The funding came from GV (Google Ventures), along with Cisco Investments, Thomvest Ventures...

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Monday, March 14, 2016

HealthTell Raises $26M For Healthcare Diagnostics

San Ramon-based HealthTell, which is developing diagnostic tests for autoimmune diseases like lupus, has raised $26M in a Series B funding, the company announced this morning. The funding was led by Third Point Ventures, and also included P...

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Monday, March 14, 2016

Arterys Gets $12M In Series A

San Francisco-based medical imaging software developer Arterys said this morning that it has raised $12M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Emergent Medical Partners, GE Ventures, the Stanford-StartX Fund, and Norwich Ventur...

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Friday, March 11, 2016

Genability Gets $3M For Solar Energy Software

San Francisco-based Genability, a developer of energy software, said this week that it has raised $3M in an investment round. The funding came from WindSail Capital Group. Genability provides software that helps solar power firms estimate e...

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Thursday, March 10, 2016

Main Post Partners Raises $400M Fund

San Francisco-based private equity investor Main Post Partners said this week that it has raised a $400M, growth equity fund, Main Post Growth Capital, L.P. Main Post Partners said the fund exceeded its initial target of $250M. Main Post P...

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Thursday, March 10, 2016

Avametric Picks Up $10.5M For Fashion Technology

San Francisco-based Avametric, a startup using visual effects technology to render apparel and accessories in an accurate way for e-commerce, said today that it has raised $10.5M in a funding round. The Series A came from Khosla Ventures, Y...

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Thursday, March 10, 2016

Immersv Finds Funding, Launches VR Ad Network

Immersv, a new startup with offices in both Emeryville and Los Angeles, said today that it has scored funding from Foundation Capital, Technicolor Ventures, Rothenberg Ventures, TenOneTen Ventures, CAA Ventures, All Mobile Ventures, 137Vent...

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Thursday, March 10, 2016

Instacart Gets Strategic Funding From Whole Foods

San Francisco-based on-demand grocery delivery provider Instacart has received a strategic investment from natural and organic supermarket operator Whole Foods Market, the two said today, as part of a strategic deal between the two. The com...

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Chronicled Picks Up $3.45M In Funding For Vintage Sneaker Trading App

San Francisco-based Chronicled, a startup developing mobile apps to let users trade vintage sneakers, said this morning that it has raised $3.425M in seed funding. The funding came from Mandra Capital, Colbeck, and Pantera Capital. The comp...

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Tizona Therapeutics Finds $43M In Series B

South San Francisco-based Tizona Therapeutics said this morning that it has raised $43M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from Abingworth and Canaan Partners along with Lightstone Ventures, MPM Capital, Amgen Ventures, Astellas ...

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Celigo Gets $8M For Cloud Integration

San Mateo-based Celigo,, a developer of software to connect and integrate cloud-based applications, has raised $8M in a growth equity funding. The funding came from TVC Capital. Celigo said the investment is its first institutional capital ...

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Monday, March 7, 2016

AlphaSense Adds $33M For Investment Research Tools

San Francisco-based AlphaSense, a developer of investment research and corporate intelligence search engine tools, has raised $33M in a growth capital funding, the company said this morning. The funding came from Tribeca Venture Partners, T...

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Friday, March 4, 2016

InCube Labs Spins Out Fe3 Medical With $11M Funding

San Jose-based InCube Labs, a medical device and drug delivery R&D organization, has spun out Fe3 Medical, a new company developing transdermal patches to treat iron-deficiency anemia. Fe3 Medical said it raised $11M in a funding round from...

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Friday, March 4, 2016

InCube Labs Spins Out Fe3 Medical With $11M Funding

San Jose-based InCube Labs, a medical device and drug delivery R&D organization, has spun out Fe3 Medical, a new company developing transdermal patches to treat iron-deficiency anemia. Fe3 Medical said it raised $11M in a funding round from...

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Thursday, March 3, 2016

Backstage Capital Announces Six Investments

San Francisco-based Backstage Capital, a new venture capital firm which say sit is the first firm founded by a "LGBT black woman", said it has made six investments into a number of companies. The firm said it has invested in Kairos, Wedspir...

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Thursday, March 3, 2016

Wrap Finds $4M For Mobile Web Presentations

San Francisco-based Wrap, a startup which develops software to take presentations and makes them easily accessible via the mobile web, has raised $4M in a funding for Asian expansion. The funding came from Dream Incubator, which is also wor...

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Appvance Takes $5M For DevOps QA

San Jose-based Appvance said this morning that it has raised $5M in a venture apital funding. The funding was led by Javelin Venture Partners, and also included H. Barton Investments and Three Bridges Ventures. Appvance develops QA automati...

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

YourMechanic Parks $24M Round For On-Demand Car Repair

Mountain View-based YourMechanic, a startup offer up on-demand, Uber-style access to auto mechanics, has raised $24M in a new funding round, the company announced today. YourMechanic said the round came from SoftBank Capital, Lerer Hippeau ...

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Monday, February 29, 2016

Enlighted Picks Up $25M

Sunnyvale-based Enlighted, which develops space planning and HVAC software used in commercial buildings, has raised $25M in a Series D funding, the company said this morning. The funding came from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, RockPort ...

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Friday, February 26, 2016

Niantic Labs Nabs $5M For Pokemon Game

San Francisco-based Niantic, a Google spinout which is developing a mobile game based on Pokemon which combines both mobile gameplay with real-life interaction, has raised $5M in a seed funding, the company disclosed this week. The funding ...

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Friday, February 26, 2016

Kika Tech Picks Up $30.6M For Emoji App

Sunnyvale-based Kika Tech, the developer of a social Android app which lets users send emojis and other messages to each other, has raised $30.6M in a Series B funding. The funding came from Chinese investors Honge Capital, Bole Zongheng, a...

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Friday, February 26, 2016

Signifyd Snags $20M To Prevent Chargebacks

San Jose-based Signifyd, a startup which uses machine learning and other techniques to ferret out fraud-related e-commerce orders, has raised $20M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Menlo Ventures, and also included Allegis...

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

ThousandEyes Gets $35M For Network Monitoring Tools

San Francisco-based ThousandEyes, a developer of network management and cloud performance management tools, said Thursday that it has raised $35M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Tenaya Capital, and also included GV (formerly G...

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

REVL Sees $2M For Action Camera

San Francisco-based REVL, a startup developing a motion-stabilized, action camera, has raised $2M in a seed funding round, according to the company. The funding came from Bill Tai, Y Combinator, James Lindenbaum, Lars Rasmussen, Frog Ventur...

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Deliv Picks Up $28M

Menlo Park-based Deliv, the same day delivery provider which uses crowdsourced couriers as its labor pool, has raised $28M in a Series B funding. According to Deliv, the funding came from the UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund, along with Upfron...

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Forty Seven Finds $32.5M For Cancer Antibodies

Palo Alto-based Forty Seven Inc., which is developing antibodies aimed at attacking cancer tumors, has raised the first half of a $75M in a Series A financing, the company said today. The company said the Series A was led by Lightspeed Vent...

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

RealtyShares Raises $20M More

San Francisco-based RealtyShares, an online crowdfunding marketplace for real estate investments, has raised $20M in a series B funding, the company disclosed today. The funding was led by Union Square Ventures, and also included Menlo Vent...

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

MasterClass Gets $15M For Online Learning From Celebrities

San Francisco-based MasterClass, a startup which operates an online site for learning from such people as Dustin Hoffman, Kevin Spacey, Christina Guilera, Serena Williams, James Patterson and Usher, has raised $15M in a Series B funding. Th...

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Monday, February 22, 2016

Nimble Collective Gets $8.5M For Animation Marketplace

Mountain View-based Nimble Collective, which operates an online community and marketpace for animation and animators, has raised $8.5M in a funding round, the company said last week. The funding came from New Enterprise Associates. The star...

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Monday, February 22, 2016

Salesforce, Accel Re-Up On Qubit

London-based marketing analytics software developer Qubit said this morning that it has raised $40M in a Series C funding round, which included Salesforce.com and Accel, along with new investor Goldman Sachs and Sapphire Ventures. The round...

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Friday, February 19, 2016

Vera Picks Up $17M For Data Security Tools

Palo Alto-based Vera, a developer of data security tools, has raised $17M in a Series B funding, the company said Thursday. The funding was led by Sutter Hill Ventures, and also included Battery Ventures and Amplify Partners. Sutter Hill's ...

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Friday, February 19, 2016

Aria Systems Gains $50M

San Francisco-based Aria Systems, a developer of payment systems used to manage recurring revenue for enterprise companies, has raised $50M in a new funding round, according to the company. The funding came from Bain Capital Ventures, Humme...

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

Pliant Therapeutics Gets $45M

Redwood City-based Pliant Therapeutics, a new company focused on treatments for fibrotic diseases of the lungs, has raised $45M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Third Rock Ventures. Plaint has named Bernard Coulie, M.D., Ph.D. a...

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

PayActiv Picks Up $9.2M For Payroll Lending

San Jose-based PayActiv, a financial startup offering up alternative payroll services to companies, particularly for workers who might typically need payroll advances or loans, said on Wednesday that it has raised $9.2M in a funding round. ...

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

Orion Labs Finds $9M

San Francisco-based Orion Labs, a company developing personal communications devices which let users communicate as a group using voice, has raised $9M in a funding round. The funding came from Avalon Ventures and Motorola Solutions Venture...

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

GridGain Connects With $15M

Foster City-based GridGain, a developer of in-memory data processing software, has raised $15M in a Series B funding, the company said this morning. The funding was led by Sberbank and MoneyTime Ventures, and also included Almaz Capital and...

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Rainforest QA Picks Up $12M

San Francisco-based Rainforest QA, a company which provides tools to help companies with their software quality assurance (QA) tasks, has raised $12M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, and also included...

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

MindMaze Finds $100M For Virtual Reality Therapy, Joins Unicorns

San Francisco-based MindMaze, which is developing virtual reality platforms used to treat stroke and brain injury, has raised $100M in a new funding round, according to the company. MindMaze said the round was led by the Hinduja Group, and ...

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

YouAppi Gets $13.1M For Mobile Ad Buying

Beijing- and San Francisco-based YouAppi, a developer of mobile media ad buying tools, said today that it has raised $13.1M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from Hawk Ventures, Global Brain, Click Ventures, Digital Future, Emer...

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Uber Picks Up $200M From Russian Billionaire

San Francisco-based Uber has received $200M in an investment round from Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman, via his investment group, LetterOne, according to LetterOne over the weekend. Valuation and other details of the funding round were...

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Zoomdata Finds $25M For Big Data Visualization Tools

Redwood City-based Zoomdata, which develops visual analytics software for the big data market, has raised $25M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Goldman Sachs' Principal Strategic Investments Group and also included Comcast Vent...

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

LiveAction Snags $36M

Palo Alto-based LiveAction, a provider of enterprise IT monitoring software, has raised $36M in a Series B funding, according to the company. The funding was led by Insight Venture Partners, and also included Accelerate-IT Ventures and Cisc...

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Thoma Bravo Closes $1 Billion Fund Aimed At Software Investments

San Francisco-based private equity investor Thoma Bravo announced today that it has closed on a new, $1.0 billion fund, aimed at investing in lower middle market software companies. The new Thoma Bravo Discover Fund had $1.074 billion in co...

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Friday, February 12, 2016

Lantern Lands $17M For Online Mental Health Services

San Francisco-based Lantern, a startup developing online, mental health wellness services, said this week that it has raised $17M in an investment round. The round came from healthcare company UPMC, and also included Mayfield Fund, SoftTec...

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Friday, February 12, 2016

Veniam Raises $22M For Connected Vehicles

Mountain View-based Veniam said Thursday that it has raised $22M in a Series B funding round, for the company's connected vehicle technology. The funding was led by Verizon Ventures, and also included Cisco Investments, Orange Digital Ventu...

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Diffbot Downloads $10M In Funding

Palo Alto-based Diffbot, a developer of artificial intelligence software and data extraction tools, said Thursday that it has raised $10M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Tencent and Felicis Ventures, and also included Andy Bech...

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

JetBlue Launches Venture Capital Arm In Silicon Valley

JetBlue has set up shop in Silicon Valley with a new, venture capital arm, called JetBlue Technology Ventures, the company said this morning, to invest in, incubate, and partner with early stage startups. The airline said its new wholly own...

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Renew Financial Raises $70M For Clean Energy Financing Programs

Oakland-based Renew Financial, which provides financing for residential, clean energy and energy efficiency projects, said today that it has raised $70M in a growth capital funding. The funding came from Angeleno Group, Apollo Capital Mana...

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Edyn Harvests Funding Round

Oakland-based Edyn, a developer of a gardening system which lets people monitor their garden using their smartphone, has raised a round of funding, the company said Wednesday. Size of the funding was not announced. The funding was led by Fe...

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Velano Vascular Finds $3.5M

San Francisco-based Velano Vascular, a developer of technology for automating blood draws, said earlier this week that it has raised an additional $3.5M in funding. The funding came from First Round Capital, White Owl Capital, Kapor Capital...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

NuuED Nabs $3M For Mobile Learning Tools

Oakland-based NuuED, a developer of mobile learning tools, said on Wednesday that it has raised $3M in a funding round. The funding came from DuKlaw Ventures, and also included Deutsche Gruppe. NuuED, which was founded by Derrick O'Neal, de...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

OpsPanda Gets $5M For Sales Resource Planning Software

Palo Alto-based OpsPanda, a developer of cloud-based sales resource planning software, has raised $5M in a Series A funding, according to the startup. The funding was led by TDF Ventures, and also included an un-named university, plus Pivot...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Crunchbase Finds $2M More, Clamps Down On Data Access

San Franciso-based Crunchbase, the provider of crowd-source investment data that was spun out of AOL last year, has raised $2M in a Series A2 round, the company said today, and put in place some major pricing and data access plans. The fund...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

ARMO BioSciences Takes $50M

Redwood City-based ARMO BioSciences, which is developing immunotherapy drugs, announced today that it has raised $50M in a Series C financing. The financing came from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), OrbiMed, DAG Ventures and NanoDi...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Sunverge Energy Scores $36.5M For Energy Storage Systems

San Francisco-based Sunverge, a developer of energy storage systems for the electric utility industry, has raised $36.5M in a Series C funding, according to the company. The funding came from AGL Energy Ltd., along with the Australian Renew...

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Iron.io Bumps Series A To $11.5M

San Francisco-based Iron.io, a developer of cloud-based messaging and task processing services, said today that it has raised additional funding in its Series A funding. The round now stands at $11.5M. The new funding came from Sapphire Ven...

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Hired Adds $40M More In Series C, Buys Three Companies

San Francisco-based job search and listings site Hired, led by Mehul Patel, disclosed Monday that it has raised $40M more in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Lumia Capital, and also included Comcast Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Si...

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

VIMOC Technologies Finds $2.4M

Mountain View-based VIMOC Technologies, a developer of products for the Internet of Things (IoT) industry, has raised $2.4M in a seed funding. The funding was led by Morado Ventures, and also included Flex Lab IX and ET Capital Partners, pl...

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Monday, February 8, 2016

TalentSky Takes $10M For Career Tools

Redwood City-based TalentSky, a developer of a web-based, career and skills development platform aimed at professionals, has raised $10M in a combined Seed and Series A funding. The funding came from an un-named collection of individual inv...

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Monday, February 8, 2016

Xignite Takes $20.5M For Financial APIs, Data

San Mateo-based Xignite, a provider of cloud-based, financial data APIs, said today that it has raised $20.5M in a Series C financing round. The funding was led by QUICK Corporation, and also included StarVest Partners, Altos Ventures, an...

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Friday, February 5, 2016

Symantec Gets $500M From Silver Lake

Mountain View-based Symantec and Menlo Park-based private equity investor Silver Lake said late Thursday that Silver Lake will make a $500M strategic investment in Symantec. Silver Lake Manging Partner Kan Hao has been appointed to Symantec...

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Friday, February 5, 2016

Future Motion Raises $3.2M For Onewheel

Santa Cruz-based Future Motion, which develops the Onewheel, an electric-powered board, said this week that it has raised $3.2M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Deshe Holdings, and also included Paul Crandell, plus DSCN Capital,...

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Thursday, February 4, 2016

EpiBiome Lands $6M For Agricultural Antibiotics Alternatives

South San Francisco-based EpiBiome, which says it is developing an alternative to small molecule antibiotics for agriculture, has raised $6M in a Series A funding round today. The funding came from Viking Global Investors via the Illumina A...

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Thursday, February 4, 2016

Fit Pay Connects With $3.1M

San Francisco-based Fit Pay, a developer of technology which turns wearables into contactless payment devices, has raised $3.1M in a seed funding, the company said today. The funding was led by Giesecke & Devrient (G&D). Fit Pay, led by Mic...

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Thursday, February 4, 2016

Handshake Picks Up $10.5M For College Recruiting

San Francisco-based college recruitting and networking service Handshake, which looks to help connect students with career opportunities, has raised $10.5M in a Series A funding. According to the company, the funding was led by Kleiner Perk...

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Skybox Security Raises $96M

San Jose-based Skybox Security, a developer of cybersecurity management software to help manage firewalls and network devices, has raised $96M in an investment round. The round came from private equity investment fund Providence Strategic G...

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Avalanche Technologies Sweeps Up $23M For Nonvolatile RAM

Fremont-based Avalanche Technology, a developer of non-volatile memory products aimed at embedded applications, has raised $23M in a funding round. The funding came from Thomvest Ventures, Vulcan Capital, Rogers Venture Partners, and VTB Ca...

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Blockstream Finds $55M For Blockchain Technology

San Francisco-based Blockstream, which is developing blockchain technology, has raised $55M in a Series A funding, the company said today. The founding came from Horizons Ventures, AXA Strategic Ventures, and Digital Garage, along with AME...

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

ThirdLove Picks Up $8M For Women's Intimates

San Francisco-based ThirdLove, a woman's custom-fit intimates brand, said today that it has raised $8M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by New Enterprise Associates, and also includes Laurie Ann Goldman (Spanx), Lori Greeley...

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

CarGlass Gets $3M To Automatically Connect Drivers To News, Podcasts

San Francisco-based CarGlass, a company developing software which automatically scours the Internet for news, podcasts, and other information for users, and turns it into a podcast matching your commute length, has raised $3M in a funding r...

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Monday, February 1, 2016

Kraken Gobbles Up Coinsetter and Cavirtex, Captures Series B

San Francisco-based bitcoin exchange operator Kraken said Monday that it has acquired Coinsetter and Cavirtex, two Bitcoin exchanges, and also received a multi-million dollar funding round. Size of that round was not announced. Kraken said ...

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Friday, January 29, 2016

BirdEye Lands $8M Funding For Customer Feedback Tools

Sunnyvale-based BirdEye, a developer of customer feedback tools for the enterprise, has raised $8M in a Series A funding, the company said today. The funding was led by Trinity Ventures, and also included Marc Benioff, Jerry Yang, Clara Shi...

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Friday, January 29, 2016

BloomReach Gets $56M For Personalization Software

Mountain View-based BloomReach, a developer of web personalization software for the e-commerce and marketing industry, has raised $56M in a funding round, the company announced today. The Series D funding came from Bain Capital Ventures, Ba...

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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Booster Fuels Raises $9M To Expand In Silicon Valley

Booster Fuels, a startup which operates an on-demand, fuel delivery service for gas fillups, said today that it has raised $9M in a Series A funding. The round was led by Maveron, and also included Madrona Venture Group, Version One Venture...

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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Gridstore Gains $19M

Mountain View-based Gridstore, a developer of an appliance specifically aimed at running virtual machines, SQL Server, private cloud, and other workloads, has raised $19M in a funding round. The funding was led by Atlantic Bridge Capital, a...

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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Lever Lands $20M For Recruiting Software

San Francisco-based Lever, a developer of software used to manage the recruiting process has raised $20M in a Series B funding, according to the company. The round was led by Scale Venture Partners, and also included Correlation Ventures, M...

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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Branch Metrics Picks Up $35M

Palo Alto-based Branch Metrics, a developer of "deep linking" software for apps, has raised $35M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Founders Fund, and also included New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Pejman Mar Ventures, Cowboy Ven...

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

StatMuse Finds $10M For Sports Media

San Francisco-based StatMuse said today that it has raised $10M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Techstars, The Walt Disney Company, Allen & Co., Greycroft Partners, Promus Ventures, Haas Portman, Deep Fork Capital, and Be...

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Zipdragon Launches To Seed Cloud Startups

San Francisco-based Zipdragon Ventures said Tuesday that it has launched a brand new, investment firm to make seed investments in cloud startup. According to the new fund, it is led by Sheeraz Daniel Haji, a former Venture Partner at Rembra...

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Adicet Bio Gets $51M For Cell Immunotherapy

Menlo Park-based Adicet Bio, a biopharmaceuticals startup focused on cell immunotherapy, said today that it has raised $51M in a Series A funding. The company also said it has acquired Israeli company Applied Immune Technologies. Financial ...

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

mPrest Gets $20M For Industrial Monitoring Software

Menlo Park-based mPrest, a developer of industrial monitoring and control software, specifically aimed at mission-critical applications, has raised $20M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by GE Ventures, and also included funding ra...

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Jitterbit Connects With $20M

Alameda-based Jitterbit, a developer of enterprise, IT application software integration tools, has raised $20M in a Series B, the company said today. The funding was led by KKR. The company is led by George Gallegos, and develops software t...

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Powerhive Plugs Into $20M

Berkeley-based Powerhive, which is developing off-grid, renewable energy systems aimed at the emerging market, has raised $20M in a Series A funding, according to the company. The funding was led by Prelude Ventures, and also included Cater...

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Monday, January 25, 2016

FiveStars Adds $50M For Rewards Programs

San Francisco-based FiveStars, which helps small businesses run rewards programs for their customers, said Friday that it has raised $50M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by HarbourVest Partners, and also included Lightspeed...

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Monday, January 25, 2016

Jan Medical Raises $7.5M For Concussion, Stroke Diagnostics

Mountain View-based Jan Medical, a developer of non-invasive, brain diagnostics tools used to diagnose concussions and stroke, said today that it has raised $7.5M in a Series C funding. The funding came from Brainlab, Inc. The company said ...

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Friday, January 22, 2016

Arrayent Adds ORIX To $15M Series C Round

San Francisco-based Arrayent, which develops software for the Internet-of-Things (IoT) market, said Thursday that it has added ORIX Ventures to its Series C funding. Arrayent said it raised $15M in the Series C round, which also included DC...

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Friday, January 22, 2016

Kii Raises Funding From Cisco

San Mateo-based Kii, which is developing software to enable Internet-of-Things (IoT) and mobile software, said Thursday that it has received an investment from Cisco Investments. Size of the investment round was not announced. Kii is led by...

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Thursday, January 21, 2016

ForeScout Joins Unicorns With $76M Funding

Campbell, California-based ForeScout, which develops cybersecurity appliances, has joined the unicorn club, saying today that it has raised $76M at a valuation of $1 billion. The funding was led by Wellington Management Company LLP. ForeSco...

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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Scale Venture Partners Raises $335M Venture Investment Fund

Foster City-based venture investor Scale Venture Partners said today that it has closed Scale Venture Partners V, L.P., at $335M in committed capital. The venture capital fund said that investors in the new fund included both new and existi...

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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Malwarebytes Gets $50M

San Jose-based malware prevention software Malwarebytes has raised $50M ina funding round, in a Series B funding, the company said today. The funding came from Fidelity Management and Research Company. The new funding comes on a $30M Serie...

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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Glu Mobile Invests In Plain Vanilla Corp., Eyes Future Acquisition

San Francisco-based Glu Mobile said this morning that it has invested $7.5M in Reykjavik, Iceland-based Plain Vanilla Corp., the developer of the mobile game QuizUp. As part of the investment, Glu Mobile said it also has been given an optio...

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

ScaleArc Finds $20M From Bain Capital For Database Load Balancing

Santa Clara-based ScaleArc, which develops database load balancing software, has raised $20M in a Series C-1 financing. The funding was led by Bain Capital Ventures, and also included Accel Partners, Trinity Ventures, and Nexus Ventures. Sc...

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

JFrog Jumps On $50M For Software Tools

Santa Clara-based JFrog, a developer of DevOps software distribution and library management software, has raised $50M in a funding round, the company announced this morning. The startup, led by Shlomi Ben Haim, said the funding came from Sc...

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Instart Logic Gains $45M

Palo Alto-based Instart Logic announced today that it has raised $45M in a Series D funding. The funding was led by Geodesic Capital, and also included Stanford-StartX Fund, Harris Barton Asset Management, Hermes Growth Partners, Andreessen...

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

BlueVine Raises $40M In Funding

Palo Alto-based BlueVine, which provides working capital financing to small businesses via an online platform, has raised $40M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Menlo Ventures, and also included Rakuten FinTech Fund, Lightspeed ...

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Big Switch Networks Finds $48.5M For SDN

Santa Clara-based Big Switch Networks, a developer of software defined networking (SDN) products, said today that it has raised $48.5M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from Morgenthaler Ventures, Silver Lake Waterman, Index Ven...

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Twist Bioscience Takes In $81M In Equity, Debt Funding

San Francisco-based Twist Bioscience, a developer of DNA synthesis tools, has raised $81M in total, split between a $61M Series D financing and $20M in debt. According to the company, the Series D funding came from ARCH Overage Fund, Merieu...

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Oval Partners Makes Investment In FlexPrint

San Francisco-based private equity investor Oval Partners has made a strategic investment in Phoenix, Arizona-based FlexPrint, a provider of copier and printer management and support services. Financial details of the investment were not ...

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Friday, January 15, 2016

Taulia Raises $46M More In Funding

San Francisco-based Taulia, which develops software and services used for managing invoice and collections for businesses, has raised $46M in a new funding round. The Series E funding was led by Zouk Capital. Taulia said it has now raised o...

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Friday, January 15, 2016

Foursquare Finds $45M More

Foursquare, the developer of mobile apps for social networking, has raised $45M more in a Series E funding, according to the company. The firm--which has a big office in San Francisco, but is headquartered in New York--said the funding was ...

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Friday, January 15, 2016

VeloCloud Adds $27M For WAN Technology

Mountain View-based VeloCloud has raised $27M more in funding, via a Series C round, for its software defined WAN technology. VeloCloud said the new round was led by March Capital Partners, and also included Cisco Investments, plus New Ente...

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Thursday, January 14, 2016

Looker Gets $48M More For Data Analysis Tools

Santa Cruz-based Looker, a provider of a data analytics platform for business analysis, has raised $48M in a Series C funding, the company announced today. The funding was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and also included Redpoint ...

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Thursday, January 14, 2016

App Annie Finds $63M

San Francisco-based App Annie, which develops software used by mobile app developers for app analytics, has raised $63M more in funding, the company said today. The funding was led by Greenspring Associates, which took a majority equity inv...

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Savioke Gets $15M For Hospitality Robots

No, that's not a Dalek standing in front of your hotel room--that's a new robot from Santa Clara-based Savioke, a robotics startup which develops a robot aimed at the hospitality industry. Savioke said today that it has raised $15M in a Ser...

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Scalr Snags $7.35M

San Francisco-based Scalr has raised $7.35M in a Series A funding, according to the company, from OpenView Venture Partners. Scalr, which develops cloud management software, said the funding will go to expand its U.S. sales force. Mackey Cr...

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Import.io Finds $13M

San Francisco-based Import.io, a developer of data scraping tools which help translate web pages into databases, has raised $13M in a Series A funding, the company said today. The funding came from Imperial Innovations, Wellington Partners,...

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Scality Snags Strategic Funding From Hewlett Packard

San Francisco-based Scality, a developer of object- and software-defined storage products, has snagged a strategic funding from Hewlett Packard Ventures. Size of the funding was not announced. Scality said the funding is part of a partnersh...

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Elastifile Connects With $35M

San Jose-based flash-based storage provider Elastifile has raised $35M in a Series B round, the company said this morning. The funding came from Battery Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, as well as six un-named data center and server c...

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Monday, January 11, 2016

Healthline Media Finds Funding

San Francisco-based Healthline Media said today that it has raised a round of growth funding from Summit Partners, and launched as a standalone company. Financial details of the funding were not announced. The new company will be led by Dav...

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Thursday, January 7, 2016

Guardant Health Gains $100M

Redwood City-based Guardant Health, which is developing cell-free, DNA liquid biopsy technology for cancer testing via blood samples, said today that it has raised $100M in a Series D funding. The funding was led by OrbiMed Advisors, and al...

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Thursday, January 7, 2016

Alector Raises $29.5M For Alzheimer's Treatments

San Francisco-based Alector, a developer of immuno-modulatory therapies for Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders, announced today that it has raised $29.5M in a Series D financing. The funding was led by Dementia Discov...

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Osterhout Design Group Gets Investment From 21st Century Fox

San Francisco-based Osterhout Design Group, a developer of augmented and virtual reality glasses, said today that 21st Century Fox has acquired a minority stake in the company. The size of the investment and stake was not announced. Osterho...

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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Degreed Raises $21M

San Francisco-bassed Degreed, an educational technology startup which helps people track professional and lifelong learning, has raised $21M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Jump Capital, and also included Signal Peak, Rethink ...

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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Blueshift Gets $8M For Marketing Automation

San Francisco-based Blueshift, a developer of marketing automation software, said today that it has raised $8M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Storm Ventures, and also included Nexus Venture Partners. Storm's Anshu Sharma has ...

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Monday, January 4, 2016

Quartzy Raises $17M For Lab Management Software

Palo Alto-based Quartzy, a developer of software for managing research, biotech, and pharmaceuticals labs, has raised $17M in a funding round, the company disclosed today. The Series B funding came from Emergence Capital, along with Khosla ...

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Monday, January 4, 2016

Lyft Picks Up $1 Billion From General Motors, Others

San Francisco-based Lyft has picked up a huge, $1 billion funding round from General Motors, along with other investors like Kingdom Holding Company, Janus Capital Management, Rakuten, Didi Kuaidi and Alibaba. Lyft said General Motors inve...

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Monday, January 4, 2016

Facebook Co-Founder Saverin Re-Ups On Silvercar

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin has put more backing behind an up-and-coming, tech-centric car rental service, Silvercar. According to Silvercar, it has raised $28M in a Series C funding round, which came from Audi, Austin Ventures, and...

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

NextInput Nabs $8M For MEMs Sensors

San Jose-based NextInput, a developer of MEMs-based force sensors, has raised $8.0M in a funding round. The funding came from Sierra Ventures, and Intel Capital and GoerTek Group Co., Ltd. As part of the funding, Sierra's Ben Yu joins the b...

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Monday, December 21, 2015

Gusto Adds $22M For Payroll And Benefits Service

San Francisco- and Denver-based payroll, benefits, and worker's comp services provider Gusto has added $22M more in a still ongoing $50M Series B funding round, according to a regulatory filing from the firm. The filing came on Friday. Guts...

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Monday, December 21, 2015

Flux Factory Finds $29M

San Francisco-based Flux Factory, which develops a cloud-based service to help architects, engineers, and contractors exchange data, has raised $29M in a Series B financing. The funding was led by Temasek and Surbana Juround Private Limited...

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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Fresvii Finds $4M In Funding

Redwood City-based Fresvii, a developer of social networking tools which integrate directly into mobile games and apps, has raised $4M in funding, the company said this week. The funding came from Nissay Capital of Japan, plus angel Guo Wei...

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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Full Circle Insights Picks Up $4.7M

San Mateo-based Full Circle Insights, a developer of marketing performance management software, has raised $4.7M in a funding round, the company said today. The funding was led by Aligned Partners, and also included Salesforce Ventures. Ful...

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Anodot Gets $3M For Predictive Analytics Software

Sunnyvale- and Ra'anana, Israel predictive analytics software developer Anodot recently annoucned that it has raised $3M in a funding round, and exited stealth mode, saying it is developing machine learning algorithms which use big data to ...

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Trustlook Takes $17M For Android Security

San Jose-based Trustlook, a developer of mobile security tools for Android, announced Wednesday that it has raised $17M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Trustbridge Partners, and also included Sparkland Ventures, Linear C...

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Blue River Technology Picks Up $17M For Farm Robots

Sunnyvale-based Blue River Technology, a company which is developing agricultural robots that use machine learning, computer vision, and other robotics technology in farming, has raised $17M in a Series B funding the company said today. The...

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Sungevity Scores $650M For Solar Power Efforts

Oakland-based solar power installer Sungevity announced today that it has raised $650M in a funding round. The funding included $50M in equity, which came from GE Ventures and Apollo Investment Corporation, plus up to $600M in new project f...

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

SBA Materials Finds New Funding

San Jose-based SBA Materials, a developer of dielectric materials for the semiconductor industry, has raised a Series D round of funding, the company said today. Size of the round was not announced. The new funding came from Air Liquide Ven...

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

USVP Raises $300M Fund, USVP XI

Menlo Park-based venture investor USVP has raised a new, $300M, early stage venture capital fund, USVP XI, the firm announced this morning. USVP said the new fund will continue to invest in cybersecurity, enterprise software, consumer mobil...

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Monday, December 14, 2015

SketchDeck Finds $1.7M For Slide Deck Design Service

Mountain View-based SketchDeck, which operates an online marketplace that allows users to get polished slide decks and other designs, disclosed today that it has raised $1.7M in a funding round. The funding came from Matrix Partners, Norwes...

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Monday, December 14, 2015

OpenAI Gets $1 Billion To Fund Artificial Intelligence Effort

A new, nonprofit, research institution focused on developing artificial intelligence software--OpenAI--said late Friday that it has scored a committment for $1 billion in funding to advance AI technology. The group said the funding commitme...

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Monday, December 14, 2015

Foundation Capital Raises $325M In Eighth Fund

Menlo Park-based venture investor Foundation Capital has raised $325M in its eighth, venture capital fund, the firm announced today. Foundation said that Foundation Capital Fund 8 (FC8) will be led by general partners Ashu Garg, Paul Hollan...

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Friday, December 11, 2015

Gradle Gets $4.2M For Software Build Automation Tools

San Francisco-based Gradle, a developer of software used for automation software release builds, has raised $4.2M in a funding round. The funding came from True Ventures and Data Collective. The company said the funding goes towards more de...

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Thursday, December 10, 2015

SnapLogic Gains $37.5M from Microsoft, Silver Lake Waterman

San Mateo-based big data integration software developer SnapLogic announced today that it has raised $37.5M in a funding round, from Microsoft, Silver Lake Waterman, and others. The funding also included existing investors Andreessen Horowi...

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Thursday, December 10, 2015

One Medical Picks Up $65M For Technology Enabled Healthcare

San Francisco-based One Medical Group, the operator of a network of technology-enabled, primary care medical services locations, said this week that it has raised $65M in a growth capital funding. The funding came from J.P. Morgan Asset Man...

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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Eargo Gets $25M For High Tech Hearing Aids

Mountain View-based Eargo, a developer of high tech, in-ear hearing aids, has raised $25M in a Series B, the company announced today. The funding was led by New Enterprise Associates. The company said the funding goes to scale business oper...

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Clip Finds $8M For Mexican Mobile Payment Service

Clip, a developer of mobile payment services aimed at Mexico consumers, has raised $8M in a funding round, according to the company. Clip--which was founded in San Francisco in 2011--said the funding was led by Alta Venturs, and also includ...

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Everwise Connects With $8M For Career Development Tools

San Francisco-based Everwise, a startup developing talent and career development tools, said today that it has raised $8M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Canvas Ventures, Sequoia Capital, and Webb Investment Network. Everwise d...

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Swift Navigation Finds $11M For Low Cost GPS Receivers

San Francisco-based Swift Navigation, which develops a low cost, highly accurate GPS receiver kit, has raised $11M in a Series A funding, the company said today. The funding came from Lior Susan and Pierre Lamond of Eclipse, along with New ...

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Platfora Picks Up $30M For Big Data Analytics

San Mateo-based Platfora, a developer of big data anlytics tools, has raised $30M in a growth financing round, the company said today. The funding came from HSBC and Harmony Partners, along with Allegis Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Battery...

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Monday, December 7, 2015

Gigster Gets $10M

San Francisco-based Gigster, an online service which says it provides on-demand, software development and design to its customers, has raised $10M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Andreessen Horowitz, and also included Y Combin...

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Thursday, December 3, 2015

True North Therapeutics Gets $40M

South San Francisco-based biotherapeutics developer True North Therapeutics announced this morning that it has raised $40M in a Series C funding. The funding came from Newaf Venture Partners, along with Perceptive Advisors, Cowen Private In...

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Thursday, December 3, 2015

OpsClarity Uncloaks With $11M For DevOps Monitoring

Sunnyvale-basedOpsClarity, a developer of analytics and monitoring software for DevOps, uncloaked this morning from stealth mode, saying it has raised $11M in funding and launched its platform. The Series A funding came from New Enterprise ...

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Thursday, December 3, 2015

Soundtrap Raises $1.5M For Online Collaborative Music Recording Service

Palo Alto- and Stockholm, Sweden-based Soundtrap, the developer of a cloud-based, collaborative music recording service, said today that it has raised $1.5M in a funding round. The funding came from angels Magnus Bergman and Lars Bergstom....

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Osaro Picks Up $3.3M For AI Technology

San Francisco-based Osaro, a developer of artificial intelligence engines, has raised $3.3M in funding from AME Cloud Ventures, the venture firm run by Jerry Yang, Peter Thiel, and Scott Banister, as part of a seed funding. The company is d...

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

ORIC Pharmaceuticals Gets $53M For Cancer Drugs

South San Francisco-based ORIC Pharmaceuticals said today that it has raised $53M in a Series B funding. The company, which is developing small molecule drugs to treat cancer, said the funds came from The Column Group, Topspin Partners, Orb...

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Symic Finds $25M For Biotherapeutics Efforts

San Francisco-based Symic, a biopharmaecuticals company which is developing multiple compounds related to the extracellular matrix (ECM), has raised $25M in a Series A-2 financing. The funding was led by Lilly Ventures, and also included th...

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Autodesk Launches $100M Investment Fund

San Francisco-based Autodesk has launched a brand new, $100M investment fund, as part of an outreach to software developers. According to Autodesk--best known for its CAD software--said the new $100M investment fund is part of a three prong...

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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

AppDynamics Finds $158M

San Francisco-based AppDynamics announced this morning that it has raised $158M in a growth funding, led by General Atlantic and Altimeter Capital, and also including Adage Capital, Industry Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Cross Creek Advisors, IV...

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Lenda Lands $2M For Mortgage Loan Refinancing

San Francisco-based Lenda, a provider of online mortgage refinancing tools, has raised $2M in a seed funding, the company said Tuesday. The funding came from Lakestar, Rubicon Ventures and 500 Startups. Lenda, led by Jason van den Brand, sa...

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Fortscale Finds New Funding

San Francisco-based Fortscale Security, a developer of enterprise security tools focused on user behavior analytics, said Tuesday that it has raised a new round of funding. Size of the funding was not announced. The funding came from CME Ve...

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

HealthCrowd Gets $2.1M For Mobile Healthcare Messaging

San Mateo-based HealthCrowd, a developer of mobile messaging apps for healthcare providers and health plans, has raised $2.1M in seed funding, according to the company. The funding came from Startup Capital Ventures, Herlitz Capital, Healt...

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Monday, November 23, 2015

Ruby Ribbon Gets $7.5M For Women's Apparel Sales

Burlingame, California-based Ruby Ribbon said Friday that it has raised $7.5M for the women's apparel efforts, in a Series C funding. The funding was co-led by DBL Partners and Direct Selling Capital, and also included Trinity Ventures and ...

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Monday, November 23, 2015

Quizlet Picks Up $12M For Teaching Tool

San Francisco-based Quizlet, the developer of an online tool that lets users create their own quizzes to help them with learning, has raised $12M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Fred Wilson at Union Square Ventures and Greg Sa...

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Monday, November 23, 2015

Apsalar Adds $8M For App Marketing Analytics

San Francisco-based Apsalar, a developer of mobile marketing analytics software, said last week that it has raised $8M in a funding round. The funding came from YJ Capital, Thomvest Ventures, and DCM Ventures. Apsalar is led by Michael Oik...

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Friday, November 20, 2015

Le Tote Finds $15M For Fashion Rentals

San Francisco-based Le Tote, an on-demand fashion rental service, said this week that it has raised $15M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by AITV, and also included Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Azure Capital, Simon Venture Group,...

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Friday, November 20, 2015

Townsquared Gathers $5.26M

San Francisco-based Townsquared, a startup developing an online community for small businesses, has raised $5.26M in a funding round. The funding came from Floodgate and August Capital. According to Townsquared, it is developing a mobile ap...

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Friday, November 20, 2015

PresenceLearning Lands $25M

San Francisco-based PresenceLearning, a provider of live, online speech therapy, occupational therapy, and behavior and mental health services for K-12 students, said Thursday that it has raised $25M in a Series C funding. The funding was l...

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Joyable Gets $8M To Help Combat Social Anxiety

San Francisco-based Joyable, a developer of mobile apps to help people overcome social anxiety, said earlier this week that it has raised $8M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Thrive Capital and Harrison Metal, the company's see...

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Comet Labs Launches Robotics, AI Accelerator

San Francisco-based Comet Labs announced Thursday that it has launched a new, "intelligent machine" accelerator which will focus on robotics and artificial intelligence startups. Comet Labs--which says it is backed by a $300M fund from Chin...

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Athos Picks Up $35.5M For Smart, Connected Fitness Apparel

Redwood City-based Athos, a developer of wearable fitness technology, said Wednesday that it has raised $35.5M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by Social Capital, and also included MAS Holdings, Lightspeed Venture Partners...

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

PlanGrid Pulls In $40M More

San Francisco-based PlanGrid, which develops mobile blueprint sharing software for the construction industry, has raised $40M in a Series B funding, the company disclosed today. The funding was led by Tenaya Capital, and also included Sequo...

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Lyft In $500M Fundraising Effort, Says Report

San Francisco-based ride sharing service Lyft is looking to further help fund the company's fight to compete against Uber, and is seeking $500M in a new fundraising, according to a report. The report, from the New York Times, said the fundr...

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Lucidworks Lands $21M In Series D

San Francisco-based Lucidworks, a developer of big data search tools, has raised $21M in a Series D funding, the company said today. The funding was led by Allegis Capital, and also included Shasta Ventures and Granite Ventures. Lucidworks,...

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

test IO Finds $5M, Sets Up Shop In San Francisco

test IO, a developer of a self-service, crowdtesting platform for app and web developers, said this morning that it has raised $5M in a Series A funding, and opened an office in San Francisco to launch its U.S. operations. The funding came ...

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

TruSTAR Finds $2M In Funding

San Francisco- and Arlington, Virginia-based TruSTAR, a provider of cyber incident sharing and collaboration services, has raised $2M in a seed funding round, according to the company. The funding was led by Resolute Ventures, along with ot...

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Align Commerce Gets $12.5M For Blockchain Payments Technology

San Francisco-based Align Commerce Corp., a developer of blockchain-based, international payment systems aimed at the small business market, has raised $12.5M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a...

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Earnest Finds $275M For Student Loan Refinancing

San Francisco-based Earnest, which offers up variable and fixed rate student loan refinancing, said today that it has raised $275M in new financing. The funding was split between $75M in a Series B equity funding, and $200M in institutional...

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Monday, November 16, 2015

AirGrub Raises $1.5M, Expands To JFK, Logan

Millbrae, California-based on-demand airport dining service AirGrub, said today that it has raised $1.5M in a seed funding round. The funding came from un-named angels. AirGrub lets users order food from airport restaurants for quick pickup...

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Friday, November 13, 2015

Unitive Lands $7.5M To Reduce Bias In Hiring

In a timely launch for Silicon Valley, which has been struggling with perceived racial and gender bias in hiring, Woodside, California-based Unitive announced today that it has raised $7.5M in a Series A funding, to go towards helping to el...

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Friday, November 13, 2015

Gainsight Grabs $50M

Redwood City-based Gainsight, a developer of enterprise customer lifecycle management software, said this week that it has raised $50M in a Series D funding. The funding was led by Insight Venture Partners, and also included Battery Venture...

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Friday, November 13, 2015

Huuuge Games Gets $4M

Palo Alto-based mobile casino game developer Huuge Games said Thursday that it has raised $4M in a funding round, which was led by Korea Investment Partners (KIP). The company said Sang-Ho Park, Senior Principal at KIP, joins the company's ...

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Thursday, November 12, 2015

Cola Gets $1.3M For Messaging Software

San Francisco-based Cola said today that it has raised $1.3M in a seed funding, to bring app-like interactivity into text messaging. The funding was led by Naval Ravikant, and also included Tribeca Angels and Ravikant's AngelList syndicate,...

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Thursday, November 12, 2015

Eyefluence Sees $14M For Eye Tracking

Milpitas-based Eyefluence said Wednesday that it has raised $14M in a Series B funding, for the company's eye tracking and interaction technology. The funding was led by Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, and also included Jazz Venture Par...

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Udacity Joins Unicorns, Raises $105M At $1 Billion Valuation

Palo Alto-based Udacity, the online education site focused on software coding, has raised $105M in a Series D funding round, the company announced today. The funding was led by Bertelsmann, and also included Baillie Gifford, Emerson Collec...

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

CircleUp Picks Up $30M For Crowdfunding Platform

San Francisco-based CircleUp Network, which operates an online crowdfunding site specifically aimed at consumer products and food startups, has raised $30M in a funding round, the company disclosed this morning. The funding as led by Collab...

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Swrve Snags $30M

San Francisco-based mobile marketing software developer Swrve has raised $30M in a funding round, and acquired Adaptive.io, the company said this morning. The funding, a Series C, was led by Evolution Media Partners (EMP), the fund run by C...

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Spiro Scores $1.5M In Seed For Sales App

San Francisco-based Spiro said today that it has launched a new, free app, which is aimed at helping salespeople close more deals, and raised a seed funding. The startup said it has raised $1.5M in a seed funding round, which came from Rod ...

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Friday, November 6, 2015

BuildingConnected Plugs Into $8.5M For Construction Bid Management

San Francisco-based BuildingConnected, which develops software that helps the construction industry with the bidding process, has raised $8.5M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Crosslink Capital, and also included Homebrew, Free...

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Friday, November 6, 2015

Innit Raises $25M For Food Information

Redwood City-based Innit, a yet-to-launch startup which says it is working to manage and connect food information to appliances and devices, has raised $25M in a funding round, the company said Thursday. Source of the funding was not disclo...

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Thursday, November 5, 2015

Hivemapper Picks Up $2.9M For 3D, Drone Navigation Maps

Burlingame, California-based HiveMapper, a startup developing 3D maps of buildings and drone no-fly drones to help unmanned drones navigate their way around cities, has raised $2.9M in a funding round. The seed funding led by Spark Capital....

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Thursday, November 5, 2015

Invoice2go Finds $15M For Mobile Invoices

Redwood City-based Invoice2go, which develops invoicing and estimate app software which runs on mobile phones, has raised $15M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Ribbit Capital, and also included Accel partners. The company said ...

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Localize Picks Up $1.1M For Business Translation Tools

San Francisco-based Localize, a provider of a business translation service for startups, has raised $1.1M in a seed funding round, according to the company. The funding came from FGAngels, and also included Kima, zPark, and Matchstick Ventu...

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Verge Genomics Gets $4M

San Francisco-based Verge Genomics, which is using genomics data to accelerate development of drugs to treat neurodegenerative disease, has raised $4M in a seed funding, the company said Tuesday. The funding was led by IA Ventures, and also...

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

RelayRides Becomes Turo, Raises $47M

San Francisco-based RelayRides, the peer-to-per car rental marketplace, has raised $47M in a Series C funding, and renamed itself to Turo. The funding round was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, along with August apital, Canaan Partn...

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Lumo Bodytech Finds $10M For Smart, Connected Running Shorts

Can your shorts tell you how well you are running? Maybe, if they're from Palo Alto-based Lumo Bodytech, which said this morning that it has raised $10M in a financing round, to launch its wearables into the market. Lumo said the new fundin...

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Friday, October 30, 2015

APL Software Gains $5.2M For Parallel Computing

San Jose-based APL Software, a developer of parallel computing software, announced earlier this week that it has raised $5.2M in a funding round. The funding came from Accomplice, Wing Venture Capital, along with its co-founder, Cheng Wu. W...

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Friday, October 30, 2015

Spigit Scores $13M

San Francisco-based Spigit, which develops software which helps enterprises crowdsource ideas from their ideas an customers, has raised $13M in a funding round to its parent company, Mindjet Corporation, the company said this week. The fund...

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Thursday, October 29, 2015

Gobble Gains $10.75M For Prepared Meal Kit Delivery

Palo Alto-based Gobble, a new startup offering up pre-prepped meal kits that customers can just heat up and serve, has raised $10.75M in a Series A funding, the company said Thrusday. The funding was led by Trinity Ventures, and also includ...

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Thursday, October 29, 2015

Frazier Healthcare Partners Announces $262M Life Sciences Fund

Menlo Park-based lifesciences investor Frazier Healthcare Partners announced a new, $262M life sciences fund this morning, Frazier Life Sciences VIII, L.P.. The fund closed with $262M in capital commitments, which it says it will invest exc...

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Thursday, October 29, 2015

KeepTruckin Finds $8M For Trucking Log Apps

San Francisco-based KeepTruckin, a developer of electronic logging software and apps for the trucking industry, disclosed today that it has raised $8M in a Series A funding, which came from Index Ventures and Google Ventures. The startup, l...

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

SRC:CLR Retrieves $10M In Funding Round

San Francisco-based SourceClear, a developer of a software tool to help developers who are using open source code identify vulnerabilities and security issues, raised $10M in a Series A funding, according to the company. The funding came fr...

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Marqeta Gets $25M For Payment Technology API

Emeryville-based Marqeta, a developer of a payment API system used for issuing prepaid cards, has raised $25M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from IA Capital, CommerzVentures, Max Levchin, 83North, Granite Ventures, and Commer...

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

VOKE Gets Investment From Sacramento Kings

Santa Clara-based Voke VR, a developer of a virtual reality streaming technology, has received an investment from the NBA's Sacramento Kings, the Sacramento Kings said today. Financial details of the strategic investment were not announced....

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Fieldwire Finds $6.6M For Construction Management App

San Francisco-based Fieldwire, a developer of apps used by construction contractors, has raised $6.6M in a funding round, the company announced this morning. The funding was led by Formation88, and also included BloombergBeta, Trinity Ventu...

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Open Listings Raises $1M For Home Buying Service

Open Listings, a startup which offers up technology enabled, home buying services, has raised $1M in a seed funding round. The funding round came from Y Combinator, Soma Capital, ChinaRock Capital, I/O Ventures, Joe Montana & Liquid2 Ventur...

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Monday, October 26, 2015

Flex Logix Gets $7.4M For FPGA-In-SoC

Mountain View-based Flex Logix, which develops technology to allow the inclusion of FPGAs within systems-on-a-chip (SoC), said today that it has raised $7.4M in funding. The company said the funding came from Eclipse Ventures (which is part...

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Friday, October 23, 2015

iMerit Finds $3.5M For Crowdsourced Youth Labor

San Francisco- and Kolkata, India-based iMerit, which taps into the underprivileged youth workforce to help apply human effort to things like machine learning, feature tagging, photo identificaiton, facial recognition, and other areas, said...

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Friday, October 23, 2015

Allay Finds $3.4M For Employee Onboarding Software

San Francisco-based Allay has raised $3.4M in a seed funding round for the company's employee onboarding software, the company disclosed Friday. The funding came from BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, along with Sandbox Industries, 500...

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Thursday, October 22, 2015

Numerify Raises $37.5M For IT Analytics

Cupertino-based IT analytics software provider Numerify said this morning that it has raised $37.5M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by Tenaya Capital, and also included Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners, along...

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Adjust Adds $17M For Mobile Analytics

San Franciso- and Berlin-based adjust, a developer of mobile, business intelligence apps, has raised $17M in a funding round, the company said Wednesday. The funding came from Highland Europe. Adjust develops an open source, SDK which helps...

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Solinea Scoops Up $4M

San Francisco-based Solinea, a developer of software for cloud infrastructure management, has raised $4M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Translink Capital, and also included angels. Solinea said that it has also inked a strate...

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Amino Gets $19.4M To Help Connect Doctors, Consumers

San Francisco-based Amino said Tuesday that it has raised $19.4M in a funding round, from Accel Partners, Charles River Ventures, Rock Health, and angels. The startup, led by David Vivero, says it uses big data techniques to help find the b...

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Silk Road Medical Raises $57M

Sunnyvale-based Silk Road Medical, a developer of surgical technology to treat stroke, has raised $57M in a combination of equity and debt. The debt funding was led by CRG. The equity came from CRG, Warburg Pincus, and The Vertical Group. ...

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Collective Health Gathers $81M From Google, Others

San Mateo-based Collective Health, which develops enterprise health insurance software, said today that it has raised $81M in a Series C funding. The funding came from Google Ventures, plus prior investors NEA, Founders Fund, Maverick Capit...

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Zignal Labs Scores $15M For Media Analytics

San Francisco-based Zignal Labs announced today that it has raised $15M in a funding round. The company said the funding came from Andy Ballard of Figtree Partners; Mitch Cohen of Ross Investment Associates; and Jim Hornthal, co-founder and...

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Stitch Labs Sews Up $15M Round

San Francisco-based Stitch Labs, a developer of online inventory management software, said today that it has raised $15M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Triangle Peak Partners. Stitch Labs is led by Brandon Levey, and has now ...

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Gritstone Oncology Finds $102M In First Funding

San Francisco-based Gritstone Oncology, a biopharmaceuticals firm developing cancer immunotherapies, has raised $102M in a Series A financing, the company said today. The funding came from Versant Ventures, The Column Group, Clarus Ventures...

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Monday, October 19, 2015

Ensighten Finds $53M

San Jose-based Ensighten has raised $53M in a combination of debt and equity, the company said this morning, for its data and tag management software. The funding came from Insight Venture Partners, Lead Edge Capital, Mack Capital and Volit...

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Monday, October 19, 2015

Naia Limited Gets $5.3M

Richmond, California-based Naia Limited, which is developing treatments for short bowel syndrome (SBS), non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and Type 2 diabetes, said this morning that it has raised $5.3M in a Series A financing round. The...

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Friday, October 16, 2015

HandScape Raises $2M For Touch-Sensitive Mobile Cases

Fremont-based HandScape, a developer of mobile case which allows for both front and backside touch controls on the iPhone and iPad, has raised $2M in funding, according to the company this week. The company is led by Min Hui. HandScape is t...

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Friday, October 16, 2015

Quip Finds $30M For Team Productivity Apps

San Francisco-based Quip, a developer of team- and group-based productivity apps, has raised $30M in a Series B funding, the company said this week. The funding came from Greylock Partners and Benchmark Capital. The company is led by Bret T...

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Thursday, October 15, 2015

Bracket Computing Grabs $45M From Wall Street For Data Center Security

Mountain View-based Bracket Computing, which develops data center security products for securing virtual infrastructure, said Wednesday that it has raised $45M in a Series C funding. The funding came from Fidelity Management and Research Co...

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Thursday, October 15, 2015

OpenGov Lands $25M

Redwood City-based OpenGov, a developer of open government software, has raised $25M in a Series C funding. The funding came from Formation 8 Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Thrive Capital, AITV, plus Glynn Capital, Ashton Kutcher and Guy Os...

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Area 1 Security Lands $15M

Redwood City-based Area 1 Security said Wednesday that it has raised $15M in a Series B funding, for the company's stealth cybersecurity technology. The funding was led by Icon Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The company says...

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Quri Finds $17M For Retail Analytics

San Francisco-based Quri, a developer of retail analytics software, announced this morning that it has raised a $17M, Series C funding. The funding was led by Kern Whelan Capital, and also included Matrix Partners, Catamount Ventures, and S...

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

23andMe Gets $115M From Fidelity, Others

Mountain View-based genetics analysis developer 23andMe says this morning that it has raised a big, $115M Series E funding round, led by Fidelity Management & Research Company. The funding also included Casdin Capital, WuXi Healthcare Ventu...

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

EverString Gets $65M For Predictive Marketing

San Mateo-based EverString, a developer of predictive marketing software, announced today that it has raised $65M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, and also included Sequoia Capital, IDG Ventur...

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Optimizely Takes $58M More, Brings Total To $146M

San Francisco-based Optimizely, the developer of A/B testing tools for web and mobile apps, has raised $58M in a Series C funding round, bringing its total raised to $146M. Optimizely said the Series C funding was led by Index Venturs, and ...

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Boomtrain Finds $12M For Marketing Personalization Tools

San Francisco-based Boomtrain, a developer of predictive marketing technology, said today that it has raised $12M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Sierra Ventures, Cota Capital, and Lerer Ventures. Boomtrain, which is led ...

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Monday, October 12, 2015

Symphony Secures $100M From Google, Others

Palo Alto-based Symphony, a developer of secure messaging services for the financial services, enterprise, and team market, said today that it has raised $100M in funding. The funding came from Google, Lakestar, Natixis, Societe Generale, U...

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Monday, October 12, 2015

MiNDERA Gets $1M For Skin Cancer Diagnostics

South San Francisco-based MiNDERA, a startup that it developing a non-invasive, molecular diagnostics test for dermatology and skin-related cancers, has raised $1M in a seed funding round. The funding came from Scientific Health Development...

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Friday, October 9, 2015

Segment Scores $27M For Data Collection Tools

San Francisco-based Segment, a developer of a service to help marketers collect and manage their customer data across multiple cloud services, has raised $27M in a Series B funding, the company said this morning. Segment said the funding wa...

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Thursday, October 8, 2015

Aquantia Finds $37M

San Jose-based Aquantia, a developer of semiconductors for the high speed, Ethernet market, said this week that it has raised $37M in a funding round. The Series H funding round came from Credit Suisse's Direct Equity Partners, GLOBALFOUNDR...

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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Impossible Foods Finds $108M For Plant-Based Burgers

Redwood City-based Impossible Foods, which is developing plant-based versions of meat and cheese, said today that it has raised $108M in a funding round. The Series D funding was led by UBS, and also included Viking Global Investors, Horiz...

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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

AppDirect Gets $140M

San Francisco-based AppDirect, which develops software to power cloud service marketplaces, has raised $140M in a new funding, bringing the firm's total to $245M. According to AppDirect, the new funding was led by J.P. Morgan Asset Manageme...

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Neumob Gets $8.5M For Smartphone App Acceleration

Sunnyvale-based Neumob, a developer of software to help accelerate apps running on smartphones, has raised $8.5M in a Series A funding, the company said last week. The funding was led by Accel Partners, and also included Shasta Ventures, En...

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Breakout Labs Makes Four Investments

San Francisco-based Breakout Labs, the investment arm of Peter Thiel's philanthorpic organization, the Thiel Foundation, has made investments in four companies. According to Breakout Labs, it has funded nanoGriptech, Maxterial, C2Sense, and...

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Friday, October 2, 2015

Canaan Partners Adds Nina Kjellson To Boost West Coast Presence

Venture capital investor Canaan Partners has boosted its West Coast presence, saying this week that it has added Nina Kjellson as a General Partner, located in the company's Menlo Park office. According to Canaan Partners, Kjellson is a vet...

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Friday, October 2, 2015

Lytmus Finds $7.2M

San Francisco-based Lytmus, which develops an online platform to help recruiters and employers better sort through technical employees, has raised $7.2M in a funding round. The funding came from Accel Partners and New Enterprise Associates....

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Thursday, October 1, 2015

NodePrime Nabs $7M For Datacenter Management

San Francisco-based NodePrime, a developer of data center scaling and management tools, disclosed Wednesday that it has raised $7M in a seed funding round. The funding came from Menlo Ventures, NEA, Formation 8, Ericsson, Initialized Capita...

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Thursday, October 1, 2015

BigPanda Picks Up $16M

Mountain View-based IT alerting and data analytics provider BigPanda announced this morning that it has raised $16M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Battery Ventures, and also included Sequoia Capital and Mayfield. BigPanda is ...

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Norse Nabs $42M From KPMG, Others For Threat Intelligence

Foster City-based security and threat intelligence provider Norse said very late Tuesday evening that it has raised $42M, including a strategic investment from KPMG Capital. According to Norse, KPMG invested in its Series A1 funding, which ...

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Peaxy Adds $15M For Data Analytics

San Jose-based Peaxy, a developer of data analytics and access tools for the engineering and life sciences area, said today that it has raised $15M in a Series B funding. The company said the funding came from angels, including Federico Fag...

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Ev Williams' Medium Gets $57M

San Francisco-based content publishing platform Medium said Monday that it has raised $57M in a funding round. The funding was led by Andreessen Horowitz, and also included Google Ventures and Greylock Partners, along with Obvious Ventures,...

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Origami Logic Finds $25M For Marketing Analytics

Menlo Park-based Origami Logic, which develops software to help chief marketing officers monitor and understand their marketing efforts, has raised $25M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Next World Capital, and also included DAG...

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Exabeam Adds $25M For Security Tools

San Mateo-based Exabeam, a developer of cybersecurity tools, said late Monday evening that it has raised $25M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Icon Ventures, and also included Aspect Ventures, Shlomo Kramer and Norwest Ve...

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Monday, September 28, 2015

Walker & Company Brands Gets $24M For Bevel Razors

Palo Alto-based Walker & Company Brands, the maker of the Bevel brand of razors aimed at people of color has raised $24M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Institutional Venture Partners, and also included Andreessen Horowi...

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Monday, September 28, 2015

Accel-KKR Announces Fifth Buyout Fund, Worth $1.3 Billion

Menlo Park-based Accel-KKR said this morning that it has officially closed its fifth buyout fund, Accel-KKR Capital Partners V LP, at $1.3 billion in committed capital. The company said the fund will continue its strategy of investing in lo...

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Monday, September 28, 2015

Phantom Cyber Raises $6.5M For Security Automation

Palo Alto-based Phantom Cyber, a developer of cybersecurity automation tools, said this morning that it has raised $6.5M in a funding round. The funding came from TechOperators and Blackstone, and also included angels Zach Nelson (netSuite)...

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Friday, September 25, 2015

AdsNative Finds $8.5M For Native Ad Serving

San Francisco-based AdsNative, which develops native ad serving software, said it has raised $8.5M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Rakuten Ventures and Interwest Partners, and also included Onset Ventures. AdsNative was co-fou...

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Friday, September 25, 2015

Premise Finds $50M

San Francisco-based Presmise, a startup that collects economic data, has raised $50M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by Valor Equity Partners, and also included Social + Capital Partnership. Premise offers up its economic d...

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Thursday, September 24, 2015

StreamSets Secures $12.5M

San Francisco-based StreamSets, a developer of enterprise, open source data management tools for big data, has raised $12.5M in a Series A funding. The funding was co-led by Battery Ventures and New Enterprise Associates, and also included ...

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Thursday, September 24, 2015

Skillz Finds $15M For E-Sports Competitions

San Francisco-based Skillz, a startup which is enabling video game players to compete, head-to-head, on mobile games, said it has raised $15M in a Series B funding. The funding came from Wildcat Capital Management, and also included The Kra...

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Kleiner Perkins Adding Zuckerberg Sibling As Associate Partner

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is expected to add Arielle Zuckerberg, the youngest sister of Facebook' Mark Zuckerberg, as an Associate Partner, according to reports Tuesday. Zuckerberg is current in product management at startup Humin. T...

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Zscaler Finds $25M More For Cloud-Based Security

San Jose-based Zscaler, a developer of cloud-based, security tools, said today that it has raised $25M in a funding from Google Capital. The company said the funding comes on top of an existing, oversubscribed Series D funding round, bringi...

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Blue Jeans Network Snags $76.5M For Interactive Video Events, Meetings

Mountain View-based Blue Jeans Network, which offers up interactive video services to the enterprise market, has raised $76.5M in a funding round, the company announced this morning. The funding was led by NEA, and also included Accel, Bat...

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

CoverHound Picks Up $33.3M

San Francisco-based CoverHound, which operates an online marketplace to compare and purchase insurance, has raised $33.3M more in a Series C funding. The funding was led by ACE Group, and also included RRE Ventures, Blumberg Capital, Core I...

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Arrayent Adds $11M For Connected Appliance Software

San Francisco-based Arrayent, a developer of software for enabling the Internet-of-Things market, said today that it has raised $11M in a funding round. The funding came from DCM Ventures, Intel Capital, Opus Capital, Comerica Bank, and ang...

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Cloudflare Gets $110M Strategic Funding

San Francisco-based Cloudflare announed this morning that it has raised a big, $110M strategic funding, which was led by Fidelity, and also included Google, Microsoft, Qualcomm, and Baidu. Cloudflare offers up DDoS mitigation and website op...

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Monday, September 21, 2015

GrubMarket Grabs $10M For Local Food Delivery

San Francisco-based fresh food delivery service GrubMarket has raised $10M in a Series A funding, the company disclosed last week. The funding was led by Fosun Group, and also included Y-Combinator, Battery Ventures, GGV and AME Cloud Ventu...

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Monday, September 21, 2015

Jaunt Raises $65M For Cinematic Virtual Reality Technology

Palo Alto-based Jaunt announced this morning that it has raised $65M in a funding round, to go towards the company's cinematic virtual reality efforts. The Series C funding was led by The Walt Disney Company, Evolution Media Partners, and C...

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Friday, September 18, 2015

Sun Basket Picks Up More Funding For Healthy Food Subscriptions

San Francisco-based Sun Basket, which deliver weekly gluten free, paleo, non-GMO, and vegetarian ingredients from local farms to the Bay Area, has raised $4.5M in a funding round, the company said Thursday. The funding came from PivotNorth ...

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Friday, September 18, 2015

Clover Health Finds $100M For Tech Enabled Health Insurance

San Francisco-based Clover Health, a health insurance company which uses software technology to help reduce healthcare costs, has raised $100M in a combined equity and debt funding. The funding came from First Round Capital, and also includ...

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Friday, September 18, 2015

Gitlab Gets $4M For Source Control Software

San Francisco-based GitLab, a developer of source code management software, has raised $4M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Khosla Ventures. The company said the funding goes towards growth and scaling of its software, including...

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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Tascent Takes $18.5M For Iris Scanning Biometrics

Los Gatos-based Tascent, a developer of biometrics and identity technology, said today that it has raised $18.5M in a Series A funding. The company develops iris recognition products, used to identify people at airports such as Dubai Intern...

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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Lumity Lands $14M For Health Benefits Platform

San Mateo-bsaed Lumity said this week that it has raised $14M in a Series A funding, to go towards the company's employee benefits platform. The round was led by The Social+Capital Partnership, and also included True Ventures and Rock Healt...

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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Alector Taps Into $32M For Treating Alzheimer's

San Francisco-based biotech Alector has raised $32M in a Series C funding, to help fund its treatments for Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders, the company said Wednesday. The funding came from MRL Ventures, and also i...

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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Lyft Confirms $100M Funding From Didi Kuaidi

San Francisco-based Lyft confirmed its $100M equity funding deal with Chinese ridesharing company Didi Kuaidi on Wednesday. Lyft said that it is in a strategic partnership with Didi Kuaidi which will lalow Lyft app users to use the app when...

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Agora Takes $20M For Real Time Enterprise Video

Palo Alto-based Agora, a developer of real-time communications software aimed at the enterprise, has raised $20M in a series B funding. The funding came from Morningside, SIG, GGV Capital, ShunWei, and IDG. The company develops an SDK-based...

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Omada Health Finds $48M

San Francisco-based digital health product developer Omada Health has raised $8M in a Series C funding, the company announced this morning. The funding was led by Norwest Venture Partners, and also included Humana, Providence Health & Servi...

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Datos IO Gets $15.25M For Cloud Databases

San Jose-based Datos IO said yesterday that it has raised $15.25M in a funding round, for the company's cloud-based database technology. The startup said the funding came from Lightspeed Venture Partners and True Ventures, along with angels...

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Cargo Chief Picks Up $10M For Freight Handling Marketplace

Mountain View-based Cargo Chief, which operates a service to help connect shippers with available trucking resources, has raised $10M in a funding. The funding came from Walden Venture Capital, and also included Hunt Technology Ventures and...

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Roominate Raises $1M For Girls' Electronic Kits

Santa Clara-based Roominate, which develops a line of toys aimed at girls to create their own inventions, which can be controlled via a phone or tablet, has raised $1M in a funding round. The funding came from Mark Cuban, Aspiration Growth ...

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Clear Labs Finds $6.5M For Genomics-based Food Quality Testing

Menlo Park-based ClearLabs, which is developing a genomics-based food quality testing equipment, said today that it has raised $6.5M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Khosla Ventures, Felicis Ventures, and un-named strategic inve...

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

ThinkHR Gets $12M For HR Compliance Help

Pleasanton-based ThinkHR, a provider of a cloud-based platform for helping companies ensure compliance with various human resources regulations, and helps companies with HR issues, has raised $12M in a funding round. The funding came from K...

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Monday, September 14, 2015

WebAction Gains $20M

Palo Alto-based WebAction, a developer of data integration and analytics software, said today that it has raised $20M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Intel Capital, and also included Summit Partners, Panorama Point Partners, F...

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Monday, September 14, 2015

ADARA Finds $23M For Travel Advertising, Loyalty Data

Mountain View-based ADARA, a provider of travel advertising and loyalty data, said today that it has raised $23M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by World Innovation Lab (WiL), and also included August Capital, Morgenthaler Ventur...

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Monday, September 14, 2015

Crossbar Gets $35M More

Santa Clara-base, 3D, stacking ram technology developer Crossbar announced this morning that it has raised $35M in a Series D funding. The funding came from Tyche Partners, Oriza Holdings and Cheerful Link, along with prior investors Artima...

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Monday, September 14, 2015

Crossbar Gets $35M More

Santa Clara-base, 3D, stacking ram technology developer Crossbar announced this morning that it has raised $35M in a Series D funding. The funding came from Tyche Partners, Oriza Holdings and Cheerful Link, along with prior investors Artima...

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Friday, September 11, 2015

Chain Raises $30M For Blockchain Technology

San Francisco-based Chain said Thursday that it has raised $30M in a funding round, which came from Visa, Nasdaq, Citi Ventures, Capital One, Fiserv and Orange. As part of the funding, Jim Robinson III, the former CEO of American Express an...

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Thursday, September 10, 2015

Paxata Gets $18M For Data Integration

Redwood City-based Paxata, a developer of data integration and analysis tools for the enterprise market, said Wednesday that it has raised $18M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by EDBI, and also included Accel Partners India...

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Thursday, September 10, 2015

thredUP Scores $81M From Goldman Sachs

San Francisco-based used clothing marketplace thredUP said today that it has raised $81M in a Series E funding round, led by Goldman Sachs Investment Partners (GSIP). The funding also included prior investors Trinity Ventures, Redpoint Vent...

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Thursday, September 10, 2015

Okta Raises $75M For Identity Management

San Francisco-based Okta, a provider of identity management software, said Wednesday that it has raised $75M in a funding round, bringing its total raised to $230M. The round reportedly values the company at $1.2 billion. The funding came f...

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Thursday, September 10, 2015

Crunchbase Getting $7M To Spin Out Of AOL

San Francisco-based Crunchbase, the crowdsourced provider of startup data which is tied to the hip with TechCrunch, said Wednesday that it is raising $7M to spin out of AOL. The funding is being lead by Emergence Capital Partners, with AOL ...

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Eden Adds $2M For On-Demand, Technology Help Service

Mountain View-based Eden, an on-demand, in home technology help provider, said today that it has raised $2M in a funding round. The angel-backed startup is backed by SV Angel, Redpoint Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Slow Ventures, Com...

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Primus Power Picks Up $25M For Energy Storage Technology

Hayward, California-based Primus Power, a developer of grid-scale, battery-based energy storage products, has raised $25M in a Series D funding round. The funding was led by I2BF Global Ventures, and also included the Russia-Kazakhstan Nano...

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Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Uber Picks Up $1.2B In Funding From Baidu

On-demand ridesharing startup Uber has raised $1.2 billion in a funding round from Baidu, according to the company over the weekend. The funding goes towards Uber's growth in China. The round reportedly values Uber at $8 billion. The fundin...

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Friday, September 4, 2015

Roost Raises $5.5M For Connected Batteries

Sunnyvale-based Roost, which makes "smart" batteries which help connect things like smoke alarms to your smartphone, raised $5.5M in a series A funding. The company said the funding came from RPM Ventures, and also included USAA, DCM Ventur...

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Friday, September 4, 2015

Trident Capital Cybersecurity Names New Managing Director

Palo Alto-based Trident Capital Cybersecurity (TCC), the cybersecurity investment spinout of Trident Capital, said today that it has named Sean Cunningham as its new Managing Director. Cunningham was most recently at Intel Capital, having b...

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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Wrap Media Picks Up $12.7M

San Francisco-based Wrap Media, which develops a mobile app to help users delivery mobile narratives, said today that it has raised $12.7M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from Raine Ventures and ProSiebenSat.1 Media, along wi...

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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Netskope Gets $75M More

Los Altos-based Netskope, a provider of cloud API and security tools, said today that it has raised $75M in a Series D funding round. The funding was led by Iconiq Capital, and also included Accel Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and t...

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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Zirx Snags Strategic Funding From BMW

San Francisco-based on-demand, valet parking service Zirx has scored a strategic funding from BMW's venture capital investment group, BMW i Ventures, the two said today. Size of the investment were not disclosed. According to BMW, the strat...

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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Qnovo Raises $8.6M For Smart Battery Charging

Newark, California-based battery charging technology developer Qnovo announced this morning that it has raised $8.6M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Intel Capital, and also included RockPort Capital, U.S. Venture Partners, and...

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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Tanium Takes $120M For IT Security Tools

Emeryville-based Tanium, a developer of IT security and systems management tools, said today that it has raised $120M in funding. The funding came from TPG Capital, Institutional Venture Partners, and T. Rowe Price Associates, along with An...

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Shift Technologies Raises $50M For On-Demand Car Sales

San Francisco-based Shift Technologies, which operates an on-demand, smartphone driven marketplace for used cars, said today it has raised $50M in Series B funding. The funding came from Goldman Sachs Investment Partners (GSIP), and also in...

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Intel Backs Almalence For Image Processing Technology

Santa Clara-based Intel has backed Almalence, a developer of computation imaging technology, via Intel Capital. According to Almalence, it received an investment from Intel Capital to help it develop software algorithms to increase quality ...

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Monday, August 31, 2015

Instabase Gets $3.75M For Cloud Computing Platform

San Francisco-based Instabase, a stealthy developer of a cloud-platform aimed at the data, applications, and interactive computing market, has raised $3.75M in a seed funding round. The startup--which has been very vague about its product--...

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Monday, August 31, 2015

Credo Semiconductor Finds $8M From Walden

Milpitas-based Credi Semiconductor, a developer of serial/deserializator semiconductors used in the high speed networking market, has raised $8M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Walden International. Credo's SerDes chips are use...

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Monday, August 31, 2015

Peloton Adds Lockheed Martin As Investor

Mountain View-based Peloton Technology, which is developing automated technology to allow drafting of large trucks to save fuel, has added another investor to its recent funding round. Peloton said that Lockheed Martin has joined in its rec...

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Friday, August 28, 2015

MagicCube Finds $2.2M For Mobile Payment Security

Sunnyvale-based MagicCube, a developer of mobile payment security software, said Thursday that it has raised $2.2M in a seed funding. The funding came from Azure Capital, Epic Ventures, Bialla Venture Partners, as well as angels. MagicCube...

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Friday, August 28, 2015

Intel Invests $60M In Yuneec

Intel has made a $60M investment in Chinese drone maker Yuneec Holdings, via its venture capital investment arm, Intel Capital, the company said this week. Yuneec, which is based in Hong Kong, makes both aircraft and drones. According to In...

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Velostrata Finds $14M For Hybrid Cloud

San Jose-based Velostrata, a developer of hybrid cloud migration and storage software, said yesterday that it has raised $14M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Norwest Venture Partners and Greylock IL Partners. Velostrata was co-...

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Bessemer Venture Partners Promotes Ahlgren

Menlo Park-based venture investor Bessmer Venture Partners said Tuesday that it has promoted Eric Ahlgren to Vice President. Ahlgren has been at BVP since 2013, and was involved in investments in Hadapt (acquired by Teradata), Infinio Syste...

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Intercom Connects With $35M

San Francisco-based Intercom, a develops of a customer communications software platform, said this morning that it has raised $35M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by ICONIQ Capital, and also included The Social + Capital Partners...

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Fluxx Finds $10.2M

San Francisco-based Fluxx, a startup which is developing software for philanthropic organizations, said today that it has raised $10.2M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Felicis Ventures, and also included The Kresge Foundation....

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

BlueData Gets $20M From Intel, Others

Mountain View-based big data software developer BlueData said today that it has raised $20M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Intel Capital, as well as Amplify Partners, Atlantic Bridge, and Ignition Partners, plus an un-named, ...

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Scality Scores $45M For Software Defined Storage, Aims At IPO

San Francisco-based Scality, a developer of software defined storage products, said Monday that it has raised $45M in a Series D funding. The funding came from BroadBand Tower (BBTower), along with Menlo Ventures and the company's other inv...

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

DynoSense Picks Up $9.4M For Remote Health Monitoring Sensor

Sunnyvale-based DynoSense, a developer of remote, health monitoring and scanning technology, has raised $9.4M in a Series A funding, according to the company. The funding came from WI Harper Group, JKOM Cloud Health Technology Co., Plug and...

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Coursera Gets $49.5M For Online Education

Mountain View-based Coursera, an online education site which features free, online courses from universities, said today that it has raised $49.5M in the first part of a series C funding. The funding came from New Enterprise Associates, and...

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Nok Nok Labs Adds $8M More In Series C

Palo Alto-based authentication software developer Nok Nok Labs said this morning that it has raised $8M in a second close of its Series C financing, bring its total raised to $16.25M. The new funding came from new strategic investors, inclu...

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Monday, August 24, 2015

Mirantis Gets $100M From Intel, Others

Mountain View-based OpenStack software developer Mirantis> has raised $100M in new funding, led by Intel, to bolster its OpenStack distribution. The funding also included Goldman Sachs, August Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Ericsson, Sa...

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Monday, August 24, 2015

Cavendish Kinetics Tunes Into $36M For RF MEMS Components

San Jose-based Cavendish Kinetics, a developer of RF MEMS antenna tuners, said today that it has raised $36M in a strategic round of funding. Source of the funding was not disclosed. Cavendish Kinetics is led by Paul Dal Santao. The compan...

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Friday, August 21, 2015

Grand Rounds Finds $55M

San Francisco-based Grand Rounds, an online platform for connecting health care providers and patients, said Thursday that it has raised $55M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from Greylock, Venrock, Harrison Metal, and David Eb...

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Friday, August 21, 2015

SoFi Raises $1B More, Valued At $4 Billion

San Francisco-based SoFi, the student loan financing startup, has raised $1 billion more, according to reports, which value the company at roughly $4 billion. The funding is reportely being led by SoftBank Group. The WSJ cited documents and...

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Carbon3D Snags $100M For 3D Printing

Redwood City-based Carbon3D, a developer of 3D printers aimed not at prototyping, but at larger run production, said this morning that it has raised $100M in a new funding round. The funding was led by Google Ventures, and also included Yur...

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Api.ai Finds $3M For Natural Language, Speech Processing API

Palo Alto-based Api.ai, a developer of an API to help developers implement natural language, speech processing in their software, has raised $3M in a funding round. The funding came from SAIC Capital, the venture arm of Chinese automaker SA...

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Kahuna Gets $45M For Marketing Automation

Palo Alto-based Kahuna, which develops mobile marketing automation software, said Wednesday that it has raised $45M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Tenaya Capital, and also included Sequoia Capital, SoftTech VC, and others. Ka...

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Uber Raises $100M More From Indian Investor

San Francisco-based Uber said Wednesday that it has raised $100M more in a strategic funding, from Indian investor Tata Capital. The funding came from the Tata Opportunity Fund. Uber, led by Travis Kalanick, has now raised over $7 billion i...

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

AlienVault Raises $52M More

San Mateo-based AlienVault, a develper of threat intelligence tools, said this morning that it has raised $52M in a Series E funding round. The funding was led by Intitutional Venture Partners, and also included prior investors Trident Capi...

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

castAR Conjures Up $15M For Augmented Reality Gaming

Mountain View-based augmented reality gaming startup castAR said this morning that it has raised $15M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Playground Global, as well as seed investors. The company said the funding will go towa...

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Vet24seven Raises $1.2M In Seed Funding

Santa Clara-based Vet24Seven announced Tuesday morning that it has raised $1.2M in a Series Seed 2 funding round. The funding was led by Launch Capital, part of the Life Science Angels. Vet24seven operates a mobile app to let users connect ...

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Datameer Takes $40M For Big Data Analytics Tools

San Francisco-based Datameer, a developer of software which provides a spreadsheet-like interface to Big Data, announced this morning that it has raised $40M in a funding round. The funding was led by ST Telemedia, and also included Top Tie...

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Platform9 Picks Up $10M For OpenStack Clouds

Sunnyvale-based Platform9, a developer of software to help companies deploy OpenStack, private clouds, has raised $10M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Menlo Ventures, and also included Redpoint Ventures. Platform9 says its too...

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Apiary Gets $6.8M For API Software

San Francisco-based Apiary, a developer of software to help businesses test application programming interfaces (APIs), said today that it has raised $6.8M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Flybridge, and also included Base...

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Friday, August 14, 2015

Massdrop Gathers $40M For Online Communities

San Francisco-based Massdrop, which operates an online service which hosts different communities of enthusiasts, said it has raised $40M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from August Capital, along with First Round Capital, Mayf...

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Friday, August 14, 2015

Front Row Education Gains $5.3M

San Francisco-based Front Row Education, a developer of adaptive, gamified math education software for the K-8 educational market, has raised $5.3M in a funding round. The Series A funding was led by Amasia, and also included Harrison Metal...

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Thursday, August 13, 2015

Talena Takes $12M For Big Data Management Software

Milpitas-based Talena, a developer of data management tools for NoSQL, Hadoop, and other big data software, has raised $12M in a financing round, the firm said Wednesday. The funding came from Canaan Partners, Intel Capital, ONSET Ventures ...

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Thursday, August 13, 2015

WSO2 Collects $20M For Expansion Plans

Palo Alto-based WSO2, a developer of open source, application development software, said today that it has raised $20M in funding. The ten year old company said the funding came from Pacific Controls and Toba Capital, and will used for glob...

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Thursday, August 13, 2015

Stem Gains $45M For Energy Storage Products

San Francisco-based energy storage products developer Stem said today that it has raised $45M in its Series C funding round, after the completion of a second tranche in the round. The second tranche was led by RWE Group, the European electr...

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

PokitDok Finds $34M

San Mateo-based PokitDok, which develops a cloud-based product to help streamline healthcare business transactions, has raised $34M in a Series B funding. The company's backers include New Atlantic Ventures, Rogers Venture Partners and Subt...

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

DoubleDutch Picks Up $45M

San Francisco-based DoubleDutch, which develops mobile apps to help manage and run events and trade shows, has raised $45M more in funding, the company said this morning. The funding was led by KKR, and also included Bessemer Venture Partne...

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Monday, August 10, 2015

SRI Ventures Names President

Menlo Park-based SRI International said Monday that it has named Manish Kothari, Ph.D. as president of SRI Ventures and Vice President of SRI International. Kothari was previously director of commercial ventures and licensing in SRI Venture...

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Monday, August 10, 2015

McKesson Ventures Names Managing Director

San Francisco-based McKesson Ventures, the venture capital arm of McKesson Corporation, said this morning that it has named Dave Schulte as Managing Director of the company. Schulte was previously at Kaiser Permanent Ventures, where he had ...

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Friday, August 7, 2015

Enjoy Scores $50M For High End Electronics Retailer

Menlo Park-based Enjoy, a new, high end electronics retailer which hand delivers and installs electronics in the Bay Area and New York City, said this week that it has raised $50M in a funding round. The funding came from Highland Partners,...

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Friday, August 7, 2015

Amplitude Analytics Finds $9M

San Francisco-based Amplitude Analytics, which is developing mobile analytics software, said this week that it has raised $9M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Benchmark, and also included Quest Venture Partners, Data Coll...

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Friday, August 7, 2015

Virtual Incision Raises $11.2M For Robotic Surgery

Pleasanton-based Virtual Incision, which is developing robotically assisted surgical devices, has raised $11.2M in a funding round. The funding was led by Bluestem Capital, and also included PrarieGold Venture Partners and the company's oth...

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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Skyroam Gets $24M For Wi-Fi Roaming

Skyroam, which operates a global Wi-Fi roaming network, and has U.S. headquarters in San Francisco, has raised $24M in a funding, the company disclosed this week. The funding was led by Lenovo Ventures, Yingchuan Zhixin, CBC Capital, GSR Ve...

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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Antiva Biosciences Gets $16M

Menlo Park-based Antiva Biosciences, a biopharmaceuticals company developing antiviral drugs to treat Human Papillomavirus infections, said today that it has raised $16M in a Series B funding. The funding came from Canaan Partners and Sofin...

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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Leanplum Harvests $11.6M

San Francisco-based Leanplum, which develops mobile marketing tools, said this morning that it has raised $11.6M in a Series B funding. The funding came from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, along with Shasta Ventures. The company develops...

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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Tintri Takes $125M For Virtualized Storage

Mountain View-based Tintri, which develops virtual machine aware storage systems, said today that it has raised $125M in a Series F funding. The funding was led by Silver Lake Kraftwerk, and also included Insight Venture Partners, Lightspee...

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Riffsy Rounds Up $10M For Animated GIF App

San Francisco-based Riffsy, which develops an app which lets users share and send animated GIFs, said Monday that it has raised $10M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Menlo Ventures, and also included Cowboy Ventures, Sign...

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Duetto Books $30M Round For Hotel Pricing Software

San Francisco-based Duetto, a developer of pricing management software for hotels and casinos, has raised $30M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Icon Ventures, and also included Spectrum 28, Accel Partners, Battery Ventures, Alt...

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Chewse Gets $5.9M To Feed Your Office

San Francisco-based Chewse has raised $5.9M in a Series A funding, the company said Monday. The funding was led by The Foundry Group, plus Andy Appelbaum (Seamless), 500 Startups, Galvanize, and Telegraph Hill Capital. Chewse operates a se...

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Monday, August 3, 2015

Driveway Software Finds $10M For Insurance Telematics

San Francisco-based Driveway Software, which is developing smartphone-based telematics software aimed at helping insurers better rate drivers, has raised $10M in a funding round. The funding came from Ervington Investments, the investment f...

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Monday, August 3, 2015

Zscaler Gets $100M

San Jose-based ZScaler, which develops Internet security software, said this morning that it has raised $100M in funding. The funding came from TPG, and also included EMC and Lightspeed Ventures. Zcaler said that TPG's Nehal Raj joins the c...

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Friday, July 31, 2015

InsideView Gets $32.5M For Business Intelligence Tools

San Francisco-based InsideView, which offers up a service which connects information on companies, people, and other information about potential customers to companies, has raised $32.5M in a funding. The funding included both equity and de...

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Friday, July 31, 2015

Olio Devices Picks Up $10M For Smart, Fashionable Luxury Watches

San Francisco-based Olio Devices, a maker of fancy, fashionable smart watches has raised $10m in a Series A funding, the company said this week. The funding came from New Enterprise Associates. Olio's smartwatches fall into the ultra-premiu...

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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Light Lands $25M For Photo Technology

Palo Alto-based Light, which is developing image processing ASIC technology to improve the capture of photos and digital cameras, has raised $25M in a Series B funding. The funding came from Formation 8 and its Hardware Fund, as well as its...

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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Occipital Finds $13M For 3D Motion Capture SDK

San Francisco-based Occipital, a developer of SDKs and technology for 3D motion capture, has raised $13M in a Series B funding round. The round came from Foundry Group, K9 Ventures, the company's existing investors, plus new investors Intel...

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Thursday, July 30, 2015

GitHub Scores $250M, Joins Unicorn Club

San Francisco-based GitHub, which operates an online, software code repository service, has raised $250M in a Series B funding, which reportedly values the company at around $2 billion, the company disclosed today. The funding was led by Se...

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Blockspring Snags $3.4M for Spreadsheet Linking Tool

San Francisco-based Blockspring, which develops a service which automatically connects web services, data from other spreadsheets, and database to Google Sheets, has raised $3.4M in a seed funding. The funding was led by Andreessen Horowitz...

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Radius Raises $50M

San Francisco-based Radius, which develops predictive marketing software for businesses, said it has raised $50M in a funding round. The funding was led by Founders Fund, and also include Formation 8, Glynn Capital Management, Jerry Yang's ...

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Lecorpio Lands $15M For IP Management

Fremont-based Lecorpio, which develops intellectual property (IP) management software, announced today that it has raised $15M in funding. The funding was led by M2O, and also included Mike Smerklo, the former chairman and CEO of Servicesou...

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Expensify Launches Its Own Investment Fund

San Francisco-based expense reporting software developer Expensify--which is backed by venture capital--is launching its very own investment fund, the company said Monday. Expensify said its new fund, Expensify Ventures, will invest in fina...

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Flipora Finds $1.5M

Sunnyvale-based Flipora announced today that it has raised $1.5M in a funding round, for its artificial intelligence software for content discovery. The company said the funding came from Gokul Rajaram (Google AdSense), Barney Pell (Powerse...

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Monday, July 27, 2015

Granular Gains $18.7M

San Francisco-based Granular, a developer of farm management software, said last week that it has raised $18.7M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Tao Capital Partners, and also included Emory Investment Management, Fall Line Cap...

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Monday, July 27, 2015

MedGenome Adds $20M

San Francisco- and Bangalore-based MedGenome, which provides genomics diagnostic testing and research services, said today that it has raised $20M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from Sequoia Capital, along with prior investor...

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Friday, July 24, 2015

Gynesonics Gains $43M

Redwood City-based Gynesonics, a developer of minimally invasive medical devices for treating uterine fibroids in women, has raised $43M in a funding round. The funding was led by Endeavor Vision andd Abingworth. HealthCrest, InterWest Part...

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Thursday, July 23, 2015

SGN Finds $130M From South Korean Game Publisher Netmarble

SGN, the mobile game publisher which has offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles, said this morning that it has raised $130M in a funding round. The funding came from South Korean mobile gaming company Netmarble Games, and also included a ...

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Thursday, July 23, 2015

SutroVax Finds $22M

South San Francisco-based SutroVax, a biopharmaceuticals startup that is developing vaccines for infection disease targets, said this morning that it has raised $22M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Abingworth, and also include...

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Booktrack Uncovers $5M

San Francisco- and New Zealand-based Booktrack, which provides technology which adds soundtracks to electronic books, has raised $5M in a Series B funding. The funding came from COENT Venture Partners and Sparkbox Ventures. Booktrack is led...

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

DataFox Gets $5M

San Francisco-based DataFox, which develops software to help sales teams uncover prospects for their sales pipeline, has raised $5M in a funding round, the company said Tuesday. The funding came from Goldman Sachs and Green Visor Capital, i...

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Sensity Systems Raises $36M

Sunnyvale-based Sensity Systems, a developer of networking technology designed to be connected into LED lighting installations, has raised $36M in a funding round. The funding was led by Cisco investments, and also included Acuity Brands, G...

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Medallia Snags $150M For Customer Feedback Software

Palo Alto-based Medallia, a provider of software used by Fortune 1000 companies to manage customer feedback, has raised $150M in a funding round. The funding was led by Sequoia Capital. Medallia says it has now raised $255M in funding, and...

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

BrightBytes Picks Up $33M

San Francisco-based BrightBytes, a developer of research and analysis software aimed at helping educational administrators improve student learning, has raised $33M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Insight Venture Partners, and...

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Limelight Health Finds $3M

San Francisco-based Limelight Health, which is developing mobile, enterprise apps aimed at the health insurance industry, said yesterday that it has raised $3M in a Series A funding. The funding came from MassMutual Ventures and AXA Strateg...

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Monday, July 20, 2015

Stanford Spinout SiteOne Therapeutics Gets Funding

SiteOne Therapeutics, a Stanford University spinout developing treatments for acute and chronic pain, said last week that it has received a round of funding. Size of the funding for the company was not announced. SiteOne Therapeutics said t...

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Monday, July 20, 2015

Shocard Finds $1.5M For Bitcoin Authentication

Palo Alto-based Shocard, a developer of Bitcoin blockchain-based identity security software, said Friday that it has raised $1.5M in a funding round. The funding came from Morado Ventures Partners, AME Cloud Ventures, Enspire Capital and Di...

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Monday, July 20, 2015

Survata Scores $6M

San Francisco-based Survata, a startup which helps ad agencies and marketers with user surveys, has raised $6M in a Series A funding, the company said this morning. The funding came from IDG Ventures, and also included Bloomberg Beta, along...

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Friday, July 17, 2015

Workspot Gets $5M

Cupertino-based Workspot, a developer of virtual desktop software which lets users access their enterprise applications and files remotely, has raised $5M in a funding round. The funding was led by Helion Ventures, and also included Transli...

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Friday, July 17, 2015

Protagonist Therapeutics Gains $40M

Milpitas-based Protagonist Therapeutics, which is developing biotherapeutics aimed at treating inflammatory bowel disease, has raised $40M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Canaan Partners, and also included Adage Capital Manage...

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Upstart, Led By Ex-Googlers, Snags $35M For Personal Loans

Palo Alto-based Upstart, an online personal loan service founded by ex-Googlers, disclosed today that it has raised $35M in a SEries C funding round. The funding was led by Third Point Ventures, and also included Khosla Ventures, First Roun...

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Zesty Gets $17M For Healthy Food Delivery

San Francisco-based Zesty, a food delivery startup that offers up healthy food delivery to companies, said this week that it has raised $17M in a Series A funding. The funding came from index Ventures and Founders Fund, along with Forerunne...

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Demandbase Gets $30M

San Francisco-based Demandbase, a developer of marketing analytics software, said Wednesday that it raised $30M in a growth equity financing. The funding was led by Sageview Capital, and also included Adobe Systems, Altos Ventures, Costanoa...

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

HackerRank Finds $7.5M Funding From Recruit Holdings

Mountain View-based HackerRank, a startup which offers up online coding and software challenges to help developers show off and prove their coding skills, has raised $7.5M in a funding from Japanese company Recruit Holdings. The funding com...

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

StyleSeat Books $25M For Beauty, Wellness Appointments

San Francisco-based StyleSeat, an online platform that helps users book beauty and wellness appointments, said today that it has raised $25M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Fosun Kinzon Capital, and also included Lightspeed Ve...

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Workday Launches Investment Fund

Pleasanton-based Workday announced this morning that it has launched a new, investment fund, aimed at early stage ventures. The new, venture capital effort--Workday Ventures--already has made four investments, including on in Jobr, Metanau...

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Sysdig Finds $10.7M For Container Monitoring Tools

San Francisco-based Sysdig, which develops cloud monitoring and alert tools for the container market, has raised $10.7M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Accel and Bain Capital Ventures. Sysdig said its tool, Sysdig Cloud, provid...

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Relay2 Bumps Funding By $3.5M

Milpitas-based Relay2> said this morning that it has bumped its recently announced Series D funding by $3.5M. The company said the additional funding brings the round to $13.5M. Source of the additional funding was not announced. Relay2 de...

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

AeroFS Gets $10M

Palo Alto-based AeroFS, a developer of private cloud collaboration software, has raised $10M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Avalon Ventures and NHN Investment. AeroFS is led by Yuri Sagalov, and targets the enterprise market ...

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Monday, July 13, 2015

Influitive Adds $30.5M For Influence Marketing

Influitive, which has offices in Palo Alto and San Francisco, but is based in Toronto, said last week that it has raised $30.5M in a Series B funding. The company--which taps into influencers, experts, evangelists, and others to help compan...

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Monday, July 13, 2015

Delphix Finds $75M For Cloud Data Service

Menlo Park-based Delphix, a developer of software to allow companies to place copies of their databases, applications, and filesystems in the cloud, has raised $75M in a funding round. The funding was led by Fidelity Management and Research...

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Monday, July 13, 2015

Signifyd Scores $7M For Chargeback Protection

San Jose-based Signifyd, which provides fraud and chargeback protection software and services for e-commerce businesses, said today that it raised $7M in its Series A funding. The funding was led by Allegis Capital and also included Resolut...

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Friday, July 10, 2015

TrapX Finds $9M For Honeypots

San Mateo-based TrapX Security, which develops software to create "honeypots" to capture and analyze malware, has raised $9M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Intel Capital and Liberty Israel Venture Fund and also included...

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Friday, July 10, 2015

BitFury Scores $20M For Bitcoin Technology

San Francisco-based BitFury Group, a provider of secure, Bitcoin Blockchain infrastructure, has raised $20M in a funding round. The funding came from DRW Venture Capital, iTech Capital and Georgian Co-Investment Fund. BitFury is led by Vale...

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Karmic Labs Finds $5M

San Francisco-based Karmic Labs, the developer of the Dash Prepaid Mastercard, which is aimed at corporate expense account management, has raised $5M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Greycroft Partners, and also included Truste...

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Costanoa Venture Capital Raises $135M, Second Venture Capital Fund

Palo Alto-based early stage investor Costanoa Venture Capital said Tuesday that it has raised a second fund, worth $135M. The investor--which says it focuses on cloud-based services leveraging data and analytics--says the new fund brings it...

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

PROCEPT BioRobotics Finds $42M

Redwood Shores-based PROCEPT BioRobotics, which develops medical devices which use waterjets to remove tissue to treat lower urinary tract issues, has raised $42M in a funding round. The funding was led by Novo A/S, and also included CPMG a...

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Doppler Labs Gets $17M For Connected Earbuds

Doppler Labs, a developer of smartphone connected, "smart" earbuds which can be used to adjust what a user is hearing live, has raised $17M in a Series B funding. The company--which has offices in San Francisco--said the funding came from T...

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Monday, July 6, 2015

AffinityLive Finds $2M In Seed Round

AffinityLive, a developer of cloud-based automation software used for project-based accounting and billing, has raised $2M in a seed funding round. The company--which as offices in San Francisco-disclosed the funding today, saying the capit...

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Monday, July 6, 2015

Cisco Makes Investments in French Startups

Cisco said this morning that it has made a number of investment in France, as part of an earlier announced effort to invest $100M in investment in the country. According to Cisco, the investments include an investment in French software dev...

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Airtable Gets $7.6M For Cloud Database Software

San Francisco-based Airtable, which develops cloud-based database/spreadsheet tools aimed at helping end users create their own, shared lists and databases, said this week that it raised $7.6M in a funding round. The funding came from CRV, ...

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

NextInput Raises $1.5M For MEMS Force Sensors

Milpitas-based NextInput, a developer of MEMS-based force sensors, said Wednesday that it has raised $1.5M in a funding round. The funding came from Intel Capital, Takata Holdings, Steve Nasiri and the Band of Angels. NextInput is led by Al...

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

PubNub Raises $20M More

San Francisco-based PubNub announced this morning that it has raised $20M in a Series C funding, for the company's various web and mobile data messaging APIs. The funding was led by Sapphire Ventures, and also included Relay Ventures and S...

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Distil Networks Gets $21M For Bot Blocking Software

San Francisco-based cybersecurity software developer Distil Networks, which develops bot detection and mitigation tools, said Tuesday that it raised $21M in a Series B financing round. The funding was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, and a...

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

SimplyInsured Finds $5.9M

San Francisco-based SimplyInsured, a startup which operates an online marketplace for health insurance for small businesses, has raised $5.9M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Polaris Partners, and also included Bessemer Venture...

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

SoftBank Taps LinkedIn Exec As New Managing Director

SoftBank Group said today that it has hired Deep Nishar, former SVP of Products and User Experience at LinkedIn, has joined the firm as Managing Director of Investments. SoftBank--which is a very active investor in technology startups--said...

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Adaptive Insights Finds $75M

Palo Alto-based Adaptive Insights, a developer of cloud-based business management software, has raised $75M in a funding round, according to the company. The funding came from JMI Equity, along with Norwest Venture Partners, ONSET Ventures,...

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Spire Snags $40M For Weather Satellite Data Network

San Francisco-based Spire, a provider of weather satellite data, said today that it has raised $40M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Promus Ventures, in addition to Bessemer Venture Partners, Jump Capital, RRE Ventures and Lemn...

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Monday, June 29, 2015

Drippler Finds $4.5M For News Reading App

Palo Alto- and Israel-based news reading app developer Drippler has raised $4.5M in a Series A funding, the company disclosed this morning. The funding came from Titanium Investments, and also included TMT Investments, iAngels, along with I...

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Zumper Snags $6.35M

San Francisco-based Zumper, an online site which helps users find and rent apartments, has raised $6.35M in a Series A-1 funding, the company disclosed today. The funding came from Goodwater Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The...

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Matterport Finds $30M For Virtual Reality Software

Mountain View-based Matterport said this morning that it has raised $30M in a Series C funding, led by Qualcomm. The company--which develops computer vision software which helps reconstruct real-life, physical space sin virtual reality envi...

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Curbside Pulls Up With $25M For Same Day Pickup Service

Palo Alto-based Curbside, which operates an on-demand, mobile app which lets consumers orders items from local retailers--and then pick them up at the curb later that day--has raised $25M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Sutter...

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

HackerOne Lands $25M For Bug Bounties

San Francisco-based HackerOne, which helps companies manage security bug bounty programs, has scored $25M more in a Series B funding, the company annnounced today. The funding was led by New Enterprise Associates, and also included Benchmar...

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Credit Karma Pockets $175M More

San Francisco-based Credit Karma, which offers up free credit scores and other tools aimed at helping consumers manage their personal finances, has raised $175M in a Series D funding. The funding came from Tiger Global Management, Valinor M...

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

VenueNext Picks Up $9M

San Francisco-based VenueNext, a startup offering up information about stadium and other venues via mobile app, has raised $9M in a Series A funding. According to VenueNext, the funding was led by Causeway Media Partners, and also included ...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Relay2 Finds $10M

Milpitas-based Relay2 as raised $10M in a Series D funding, and appointed a new CEO, the company said today. Names of the investors were not disclosed, and the company said the round remains open. Relay2's new CEO is Greg Daily. The company...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Report: Uber Raising $1 Billion From Chinese Fund

San Francisco-based ridesharing service Uber is close to raising $1 billion in a new funding, led by Chinese investor Hillhouse Capital Group, according to the WSJ today. The report says that the investment will allow Hillhouse to gain disc...

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Monday, June 22, 2015

Portworx Gets $8.5M For Docker Container Management

San Francisco-based Portworx, a company developing software for managing Docker containers, has raised $8.5M in a Series A funding, the company disclosed today. The funding was led by the Mayfield Fund. The company says its software helps m...

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Monday, June 22, 2015

Loopd Finds $1.5M In Bridge Funding

San Francisco-based Loopd, a developer of analytics software which tracks human interaction at corporate events, said it has raised $1.5M in a bridge funding round, from Marc Benioff, Tim Draper, and Mesh Ventures. The company said the fund...

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Friday, June 19, 2015

Doctor On Demand Gets $50M

San Francisco-based Doctor On Demand, which provides access to doctor's via PCs, smartphones, and tablets, said this week that it has raised $50M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Tenaya Capital, and also included Qualcomm Ventu...

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Friday, June 19, 2015

Komprise Picks Up $6M For Data Management Software

San Francisco-based Komprise, a developer of automated data management software, has raised $6M in a Series A funding, the company said Thursday. The funding was led by Canaan Ventures. Komprise, which is led by Kumar Goswami, was founded b...

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Friday, June 19, 2015

Sense.ly Finds $2.2M For Virtual, AI Nurse

San Francisco-based Sense.ly, which is looking to apply artificial intelligence to help engage with patients and better monitor chronic diseases, said today that it has raised $2.2M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Launchpad Dig...

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Sikka Software Gets $10.5M

Milpitas-based Sikka Software announced today that it has raised $10.5M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by OrbiMed, and also included Sierra Ventures and ATA Ventures. Sikka Software develops healthcare management software, which...

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Cohesity Uncloaks With $70M In Funding

Santa Clara-based storage startup b>Cohesity, a developer of enterprise data storage products, launched out of stealth mode today, saying it has raised a total of $70M in funding for its products. The company said it recently raised its $55...

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

MapBox Gets $52.55M For Mapping SDKs

San Francisco- and Washington, DC-base MapBox, which develops a software stack to implement mapping across different software applications, has raised $52.55M in a Series B funding. The company said the funding was led by DFJ Growth, and al...

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Fetch Robotics Finds $20M

San Jose-based Fetch Robotics, a developer of robots used for logistics and material handling in warehouses, has raised $20M more in funding, the company said today. The funding was led by SoftBank, and also included O'Reilly AlphaTech Vent...

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Nod Labs Gets $13.5M, Expands Into Virtual Reality Game Controllers

Mountain View-based Nod Labs, a startup developing gesture recognition and motion tracking hardware and software, has raised $13.5M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Atlantic Bridge Capital and also included Walden Riverwood Ven...

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Minio Finds $3.3M In Seed Round

Palo Alto-based object-based storage startup Minio said this morning that it has raised $3.3M in a seed funding round. The funding came from General Catalyst, Nexus Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures, Index Ventures, and angels Mark Leslie, Brian...

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Monday, June 15, 2015

Greylock Names New Investment Partner

Venture capital investment firm Greylock Partners has named Sara Tavel as a new Investment Partner at the firm, the company said last week. Tavel was previously at Pinterest, where she was the company's founding product manager for search a...

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Monday, June 15, 2015

Sequent Scores Mobile Wallet Funding

Sunnvyale-based Sequent Software, a developer of mobile wallet software, said today that it has raised a round of funding. Size of the funding, and osurce of the funding, was not disclosed. Sequent Software develops white label software use...

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Friday, June 12, 2015

BloomThat Gets $5.5M For On Demand Flower Delivery

San Francisco-based BloomThat, a provider of instant flower delivery services in the San Francisco Bay Area, has raised $5.5M in a Series A funding round, the company said Friday. According to BloomThat, the funding was led by Forerunner Ve...

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Friday, June 12, 2015

HomeSuite Lands $2.3M For Corporate Rentals

Palo Alto-based HomeSuite, an online marketplace to help people find corporate and furnished rental units, has raised $2.3M in a funding round, the company disclosed this week. The funding came from Battery Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partne...

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Thursday, June 11, 2015

PAX Labs Finds $46.7M For E-Cigarettes

San Francisco-based PAX Labs, which is developing vaporization technology for the e-cigarette market, has raised $46.7M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from Fidelity Management & Research, Sivia Capital, Tao Capital Partners, ...

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Tile Finds $3M From Khosla

San Mateo-based Tile, which develops little gadgets which can be attached to keys, wallets, purses, luggage, computers, and other items to help you find them using your smartphone, has raised $3M more in funding. The new funding--a Series A...

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Bessemer Taps Eloqua Vet For CTO-In-Residence

Menlo Park-based venture investor Bessemer Venture Partners said today that it has named former Eloqua Chief Archiect Umair Akeel as the firm's own Chief Technology Officer In Residence, as well as an Operating Partner. The firm said Akeel ...

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Lattice Engines Fuels Up With $28M More

San Mateo-based Lattice Engines, which develops predictive marketing and sales applications, has raised $28M more in a Series D funding, the company said this morning. The funding came from River Cities Capital Funds and Piper Jaffray Merch...

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Intel Launches New $125M Fund For Women, Minorities

Responding to the loud chorus of criticism over the lack of women and minorities in the technology industry, Intel said Tuesday that it has launched a new, $125M investment fund, specifically to bolster representation of women and underrepr...

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Arcadia Data Sees $11.5M For Data Visualization Tools

San Mateo-based Arcadia Data, a provider of visual analytics and business intelligence software aimed at big data visualization, has raised $11.5M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Mayfield, Intel Capital and Blumberg Capital. Th...

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Talkdesk Takes $15M

San Francisco-based Talkdesk, a startup developing cloud-based, call center software, said today that it has raised $15M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from DFJ, and also included Storm Ventures. As part of the funding, DFJ's...

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Clarus Ventures Raises $500M Fund

South San Francisco- and Cambridge, Mass.-based healthcare venture investor Clarus Ventures said today that it has closed on a $500M fund, its third, Clarus Lifesciences III, L.P.. Clarus said the new fund brings its total under management ...

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Twist Bioscience Gets $37M

San Francisco-based Twist Bioscience said this morning that it has raised $37M in a Series C financing round, led by Illumina. The funding also included Fidelity Management and Research Company and Foresite Capital Management , Nick and Job...

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Monday, June 8, 2015

Menlo Security Finds $25M To Stop Malware

Menlo Park-based Menlo Security, which says it is developing software to eliminate the threat of malware to companies, says it has raised $25M in a Series B funding this morning. The funding was led by Sutter Hill Ventures, and also include...

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Monday, June 8, 2015

Joyus Gets $24M For Internet Video Shopping

San Jose-based Joyus, an online, video-focused retailer, said last week that it has raised $24M in a funding round. The funding was led by Marker LLC and Steamboat Ventures, and also included Accel Partners, InterWest and Time Warner Invest...

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Friday, June 5, 2015

Zentera Secures $4.9M

San Jose-based Zentera Systems, which develops virtual, cloud infrastructure technology aimed at helping enterprises deploy a blend of public and private clouds, said this week that it has raised $4.9M in a Series A funding round. The fundi...

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Friday, June 5, 2015

PicsArt Finds $15M For Photo Sharing Community

San Francisco-based PicsArt, which develops mobile photo editing and sharing tools, along with an associated community of users, has raised $15M in a funding, the company said this week. The funding came from Insight Venture Partners and Se...

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Friday, June 5, 2015

Diffbot Gets Backing From Bloomberg Beta

Palo Alto-based Diffbot, a developer of artificial intelligence, computer vision and natural language processing tools to interpret and understand web pages, has raised $500,000 in new funding, from Bloomberg Beta. The startup, let by Mike ...

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Thursday, June 4, 2015

Blend Gets $6.3M For Trendy Social App

San Jose-based Blend, a developer of a social app that is hoping to encourage millenials, brands, celebrities, and charities to interact together, has raised $6.3 in a series A funding. The funding was led by New Enterprise Associates, and ...

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Mirror Gobbles Up $8.8M For Bitcoin Trading Software

San Francisco-based Mirror, a startup that is using Bitcoin's blockchain technology for peer-to-peer financial trading, said it has raised $8.8M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Route 66 Ventures, and also included RRE Ventures...

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Saama Scores $35M For Big Data Analytics

Campbell-based Saama Technologies>, a developer of big data analytics software, has raised $35M in a Series A funding round, the company said Tuesday. The funding came from Carrick Capital Partners. Saama is led by Suresh Katta. The company...

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Nanosys Gets More Funding From Samsung

Milpitas-based Nanosys, a developer of color display technology, said Monday that it has raised an investment from Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (SVIC), the investment arm of Samsung Group. Size of the investment was not disclosed....

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Udemy Finds $65M For Online Learning Marketplace

San Francisco-based Udemy, which runs an online marketplace to help people find classes and online courses, has raised $65M more in a Series D funding. The funding was led by Stripes Group, and also included Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) a...

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Monday, June 1, 2015

Hedvig Finds $18M More for Software Defined Storage

Santa Clara-based data storage developer Hedvig said this morning that it has raised an $18M, Series B funding round, only two months after launching the company and offering up details on its seed and Series A funding. The new funding was ...

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Monday, June 1, 2015

Sumo Logic Scores $80M For Data Analytics

Redwood City-based Sumo Logic has raised $80M in a new funding round, for the company's cloud-based data analytics software. Sumo said the new funding was led by DFJ Growth, and also included Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), Greylock P...

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Monday, June 1, 2015

Cyphort Captures $30M For Security Tools

Santa Clara-based Cyphort said this morning that it has raised $30M in a Series C funding round, for the company's malware defense software. The funding was led by Sapphire Ventures, and also included Trinity Ventures, Foundation Capital an...

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

DocuSign Raises $45M In Funding From Dell, Intel

San Francisco-based DocuSign, the developer of electronic signature software, said today that it has raised additional funding in its Series F funding from Dell and Intel Capital. The company said the new funding brings that round to more t...

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Rani Therapeutics Raises Series C For Robotic Pill

San Jose-based Rani Therapeutics, a developer of a "robotic pill" for delivering drugs orally to patients, has raised a Series C funding round, the company said Tuesday. Size of the funding round was not announced. The funding came from No...

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Rubrik Picks Up $41M For Cloud Backup Appliance

Palo Alto-based Rubrik announced this morning that it has raised $41M in a funding round, for the company's cloud backup appliances. The funding was led by Greylock Partners, and also included Lightspeed Venture Partners, John W. Thompson (...

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Obvious Ventures Backs Enervee

Obvious Ventures, the firm venture investment of Twitter cofounder Evan Williams, has backed energy information startup Enervee, to the tune of $3.7M. Enervee, which is based in Santa Monica, California, said it raised $3.7M in its Series ...

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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 i...

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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 wh...

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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...

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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,...

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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, Mic...

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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 ...

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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 decide...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 Ventur...

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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,...

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Monday, May 18, 2015

Clarus Ventures Names New Partner

South San Francisco- and Cambridge, Mass.-based venture investor Clarus Ventures said this morning that it has named Michele Park, Ph.D. as a Partner at the firm. Park, based in South San Francisco, has been at Clarus since 2006. She sits o...

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Monday, May 18, 2015

Decorist Snags $4.5M For Interior Design Help

San Francisco-based Decorist, an online marketplace which helps connect people with interior designers, has raised $4.5M in a funding round. The funding came from Lowe's, the Women's Venture Capital Fund, and angel investors. The company of...

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Friday, May 15, 2015

Percolate Picks Up $40M For San Francisco Growth

Enterprise marketing management software developer Percolate said Thursday that it has raised $40M in a Series C funding round , specifically to go towards expanding in San Francisco. the funding came from Lightspeed Venture Partners, and a...

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Friday, May 15, 2015

Lyft Gets $150M From Carl Icahn, Others

San Francisco-based ridesharing service Lyft has raised $150M in new funding, from investor Carl Icahn and others, the company said Friday. Lyft said Icahn invested $100M in the new funding, which follows a giant, $530M Series E funding the...

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Pipedrive Finds $9M For Sales Funnel Software

San Francisco-based Pipedrive, a developer of cloud-based sales funnel management software, said today that it has raised $9M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Bessemer Venture Partners, along with Paua ventures, Rembrandt ...

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Vouch Picks Up $6M For Social Lending

San Francisco-based Vouch, which offers up online consumer lending that uses a users' social network to help determine a user's interest rate, said today that it has raised $6M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Core Innovat...

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

PlanGrid Finds $18M For Blueprint Software

San Francisco-based PlanGrid, a developer of software for construction firms to store their digital blueprints, has raised $18M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Sequoia Capital. As part of the funding, Sequoia's Doug Leone joins...

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Actiance Uncovers $28M For eDiscovery Efforts

Redwood City-based Actiance, a provider of services to help companies archive their communications and social media to meet compliance requirements, has raised $28M in a funding round, the company said today. The funding came from Golub Cap...

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Instart Logic Finds $43M For Cloud Application Delivery

Palo Alto-based Instart Logic has raised $43M more in an expansion funding, the company said today. The funding was led by Four Rivers Group and Hermes Growth Partners, and also included Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Bye...

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Nerdwallet Pockets $64M

San Francisco-based Nerdwallet, which helps consumers find the best rates on banking deposits, credit cards, insurance, and other financial areas, has raised $65M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Institutional Venture Partners ...

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

DocuSign Gets $233M For Electronic Signatures

San Francisco-based DocuSign said today that it has raised $233M in a funding round, from Brookside Capital, Bain Capital Ventures, along with Generation Investment Management, ClearBridge Investments, plus Google Ventures, Sapphire Venture...

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Blue Danube Systems Gets $16M

Mountain View-based Blue Danube, a developer of wireless access technology which helps carriers increase their network capacity, said this morning that it has raised $16M in a funding round. The Series B funding included Sequoia Capital, No...

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Monday, May 11, 2015

Report: Uber Seeking $1.5 Billion More

A report, published Saturday, says that San Francisco-based Uber is looking to raise another round of funding, worth $1.5 billion. The report says the funding values Uber at an astounding $50 billion. Uber is led by Travis Kalanick....

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Monday, May 11, 2015

Zuman Lands $4M For Cloud HR Administration

Pleasanton-based Zuman, a provider of cloud-based human resources, payroll, and benefits administration software and services, has raised $4M in a Series A funding. The company said the funding from its existing and new investors. Names of ...

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Friday, May 8, 2015

Delvv Digs Up $3.5M

Palo Alto-based Delvv, a developer of mobile, content discovery apps that use machine learning and predictive analysis techniques for surfacing relevant news to users, has raised $3.5M in a seed funding. Source of the funding was not announ...

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Thursday, May 7, 2015

Govini Gains $20M For Government G2

San Francisco-based Govini, a startup which helps businesses gather information about government contracting opportunities, said today that it has raised $20M in a Series C funding. The funding came from Accel Partners, Salesforce Ventures,...

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Thursday, May 7, 2015

Trizic Gets $2M For Wealth Advisory Software

San Francisco-based Trizic, a developer of wealth advisory software aimed at financial institutions and registered investment advisors, has raised $2M in seed funding. The company said the funding came from Oeprative Capital, comes on top o...

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Zenefits Joins Unicorns With $500M In Funding, $4.5B Valuation

San Francisco-based human resources automation provider Zenefits has scored a giant funding round, and joined unicorn territory today, saying it has raised $500M in a Series C funding. The company said the round values the company at a post...

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Wrike Gets $15M

Mountain View-based Wrike, the developer of enterprise , project management software, said today that it has raised $15M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Scale Venture Partners, and also included DCM Ventures and Bain Capital V...

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

CloudGenix Connects With $25M

Santa Clara-based CloudGenix, a developer of wide area networking software, said today that it has raised $25M in a series B funding. The funding was led by Bain Capital Ventures, and also included Charles River Ventures and the Mayfield Fu...

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

NatureBox Picks Up $30M More

San Carlos-based Naturebox, the subscription, monthly snack delivery service focused on health foods, has raised $30M in a Series C funding, the company said this morning. NatureBox said the funding came from Global Founders Capital, along...

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Wonder Workshop Finds $6.9M For Robot Learning Toys

San Mateo-based Wonder Workshop, a developer of robotic toys which help children learn how to code, has raised $6.9M in a funding round. The funding came from WI Harper Group, along with Madrona Venture Group, CRV, Maven Ventures, Bright Su...

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Monday, May 4, 2015

AEGEA Medical Gets $36M For Medical Devices

Redwood City-based AEGEA Medical, a developer of medical devices used to treat abnormal uterine bleeding, has raised $36M in a Series C funding. The company said today that the funding came from Alloy Ventures, Delphi Ventures, and Covidien...

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Monday, May 4, 2015

AltSchool Scores $100M For Alternative K-8 Education

San Francisco-based AltSchool, the operator of a network of schools in San Francisco focused on personalized K-8 learning and education, said this morning that it has raised $100M in a big funding round. The funding came from Founders Fund ...

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Monday, May 4, 2015

NeuroVigil Gets Funding From Elon Musk, Others

NeuroVigil, a developer of brain monitoring technology said late Friday evening that it has raised a second financing round. Size of the funding round was not disclosed. The funding came from Howard Morgan, Elon Musk,Tim Draper, Draper Fish...

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Friday, May 1, 2015

MyoKardia Finds $46M For Treating Genetic Heart Disease

South San Francisco-based MyoKardia, which is developing treatments for genetics-related heart disease, said yesterday that it has raised $46M in a Series B funding. The funding came from an un-named public investment fund, Casdin Capital, ...

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Tracxn Finds $3.5M For Due Diligence And Deals

Tracxn, a Palo Alto- and Bangalore-based startup which helps venture capital funds with their due diligence, has raised $3.5M in a funding round, the company said Wednesday. The company--founded by Abhishek Goyal and Neha Singh--helps ventu...

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

NetBase Adds On Another $9M

Mountain View-based social analytics software developer NetBase has added on another $9M in funding, only a month after the company announced a big $24M funding, as part of its Series E. The company said the additional capital was led by OR...

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

InCarda Therapeutics Finds $5M

San Francisco-based InCarda Therapeutics said Tuesday that it has raised $5M in a Series A funding, to go towards its therapies for acute cardiovascular conditions. The funding came from Morningside Ventures and angels. The company is devel...

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Scanadu Finds $35M To Bring Star Trek Tricorder To Life

Mountain View-based Scanadu, one of the startup developing handheld, medical vital signs gadgets for the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, said today that it has raised $35M in a funding round for its technology. The company said the Series B fun...

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

VSCO Snaps Up $30M More

Oakland-based Visual Supply Co. (VSCO), the developer of mobile photography apps, has raised $30M more in a funding round, the company disclosed today, led by Glynn Capital Management. The Series B funding also included Accel Partners and G...

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Accel-KKR Backs One.com

Menlo Park-based private equity investor Accel-KKR is backing European web hosting service and domain name provider One.com, the companies announced this morning. Size of the growth equity investment were not announced. Accel-KKR was joined...

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Friday, April 24, 2015

Waygum Gets Strategic Investment Funding

Dublin, California-based Waygum, a developer of mobile applications for managing industrial, Internet-of-Things applications, has raised a strategic funding round. The funding came from insurer Hartford Steam Boiler. Size of the funding and...

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Friday, April 24, 2015

Funding Circle Scores $150M To Expand In US

Funding Circle, an online lending startup which has its U.S. operations based in San Francisco, said this week that it has raised $150M in funding, to help in its U.S. expansion plans. The company also announced Salesforce veteran Chitra Na...

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Smule Gets $38M For Music Apps

San Francisco-based Smule said today that it has raised $38M in a new equity and debt funding for the company's music apps and social service. Smule did not say how much of the round was debt and how much was equity. The equity funding was ...

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

3DR Bumps Funding Round For Drones To $64M

Berkeley-based 3DR, announced this morning that it has upped its Series C funding to $64M, in an expansion beyond the initial $50M in Series C funding the company announced in January. The expansion was led by WestSummit Capital, and also i...

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Folsom Labs Finds $1M For Solar Energy Design Software

San Francisco-based Folsom Labs, a developer of photovoltaic design software, said Tuesday that it has raised $1M in a seed funding round. The company said the funding came from industry executives, including Sheldon Kimber (Kokosing Capita...

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

MyTime Finds $9.25M For Appointment Booking Marketplace

San Francisco-based MyTime, an online marketplace that helps people book apppointments from everything from dog walking to car detailing, said Tuesday that it has raised $9.25M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Upfront Ven...

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Stringify Scoops Up $6.3 Million

Los Gatos-based Stringfy, a stealthy Internet-of-things startup co-founded by former Cisco Chief Futurist Dave Evans, has raised $6.3M in a seed funding, the company said Tuesday. The funding was led by ARTIS Ventures, and also included Our...

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Monday, April 20, 2015

Vessel Finds $57.5M

San Francisco-based Vessel, the online video streaming site founded by former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar, disclosed last week that it has raised $57.5M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Institutional Venture Partners, and also inc...

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Monday, April 20, 2015

Freshdesk Gets $50M For Customer Support Software

San Francisco-based Freshdesk, which develops software-as-a-service used for customer support, has raised $50M in a Series E funding, the company disclosed today. The funding was led by Tiger Global Management, and also included Accel Partn...

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Navdy Nabs $20M For Heads Up Display For Your Smartphone

San Francisco-based Navdy, a startup developing a heads-up display which works with your smartphone, has raised $20M in a Series A funding round, the company said Thursday. The funding was led by Upfront Ventures, and also included Formatio...

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Slack Raises $160M At $2.8 Billion Valuation

San Francisco-based Slack, the developer of a corporate messaging and collaboration app, has raised $160M in funding, which gives the company at a post money $2.8 billion valuation. Slack--which is led by Stewart Butterfield--said the fundi...

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

RetailNext Gets $125M

San Jose-based RetailNext, which develops in-store, analytics software for retailers, said this week that it has raised $125M in a growth funding round. The funding was led by Activant Capital Group, and also included August Capital, StarVe...

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Sprig Orders Up $45M For On-Demand Meal Delivery

San Francisco-based on-demand meal delivery service Sprig said this morning that it has raised $45M in a Series B funding, to expand outside of San Francisco to the rest of the country. The funding was led by Social Capital, and also includ...

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Appirio Raises $35M

San Francisco-based Appirio, a developer of enterprise cloudsourcing software, said today that it has raised $35M in a Series E funding round. The funding was led by Fidelity Management & Research Company. The company said the funds go towa...

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

99designs Gets $10M

San Francisco-based 99designs, an online marketplace for graphics design, said today that it has raised $10M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by strategic investor Recruit Holdings, via its Recruit Strategic Partners venture...

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

NEA Raises Staggering $3.1 Billion In Venture Funds

Menlo Park-based New Enterprise Associates said this morning that it has raised a $2.8 billion venture capital fund, its fifteenth venture capital fund, along with a $350M NEA 15 Opportunity Fund, targeted at late stage portfolio companies....

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Skyport Systems Snags $30M

Mountain View-based Skyport Systems, which is developing cybersecurity software aimed at the enterprise market, said today that it has raised $30M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Indexx Ventures, and also included Intel ...

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Illumio Takes $100M For Network Data Security

Sunnyvale-based Illumio, which is developing cyber security technology aimed at monitoring data center and cloud traffic, to stop cyber attacks, has raised $100M in a Series C funding, the company said Tuesday. The funding came from BlackRo...

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Docker Gets Big, $95M Round

San Francisco-based Docker said today that it has raised $95M in a Series D funding, for the company's distributed software deployment platform. The funding was led by Insight Venture Partners, and also included Coatue, Goldman Sachs and No...

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Eaze Finds $10M For Uber-For-Weed

San Francisco-based Eaze, which operates a delivery service for marijuana to medical marijuana patients, said late Monday evening that it has raised $10M in a Series A funding. Eaze said the funding was led by DCM Ventures, and also include...

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Stem Adds $12M From Mitsui

Millbrae-based energy storage startup Stem announced today that it has raised $12M more in a Series C funding round, led by Mitsui & Co. According to Stem, the investment comes in conjunction with a new effort to expand Stem into internatio...

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Monday, April 13, 2015

Vacatia Gets $7M For Timeshare Marketplace

San Francisco-based Vacatia, which operates an online marketplace targeted at families looking for timeshares, has raised $7M in a new financing round. The funding came from Javelin Venture Partners. Vacatia also has named co-founder Caroli...

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Friday, April 10, 2015

Stanza Syncs Events, Calendars

Redwood City-based Stanza, which until recently was known as SpotOn.it, said this week that it has raised $4.3M for its calendar synchronization tools. The funding came from Metamorphic Ventures, Founder Collective, Tekton Ventures, Western...

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Friday, April 10, 2015

ApplePie Gets $6M For Franchise Loan Marketplace

San Francisco-based ApplePie Capital, an online, crowdfunded marketplace for franchise loans, has raised $6M in equity, and $28M in debt, the company said Thursday. The equity funding, a Series A, was led by Signia Venture Partners, and als...

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Thursday, April 9, 2015

The RealReal Picks Up $40M

San Francisco-based online fashion marketplace The RealReal, which lets people sell their fashion clothing on consignment, has raised $40M in a Series D funding round. The funding was led by Industry Ventures, and also included Greycroft Gr...

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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Rubicon Labs Gets Funding From Akamai

San Francisco-based Rubicon Labs, which is developing cybersecurity technology to protect crytographic keys, has added Akamai as a strategic investor in its Series A funding round. Rubicon Labs did not disclose financial details of the stra...

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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Aviso Gets $15M More For Sales Management Software

Palo Alto-based Aviso, a developer of predictive sales management software has raised $15M in a Series B funding round. The funding was co-led by Scale Venture Partners and Next World Capital, and also included Shasta Ventures, First Round ...

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Natera Gets $55M For Prenatal Testing

San Carlos-based Natera, a provider of non-invasive, genetic testing services, said earlier this week that it has raised $55M in a financing round. The financing was led by Sofinnova Ventures, and also included Capital Research and Manageme...

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Palerra Snags $17M For Cloud Security Automation

Santa Clara-based Palerra has raised $17M in a Series B funding round, the company announced this morning, for its cloud security automation tools. The funding was led by August Capital, and also included Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), Wi...

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Playground Global Gets $48M For Hardware Incubator

Playground Global, a new hardware startup incubator founded by Android co-founder Andy Rubin, has raised $48M in a funding round. The funding came from Google, Hewlett-Packard, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., and Redpoint Ventures. Rubin jo...

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

CoreOS Gets $12M For Open Source Containers

San Francisco-based CoreOS, a developer of open source, container software for Linux, says it has raised $12M in a funding round. The funding was led by Google Ventures, and also included Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), Fuel Capita...

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Akanda Finds Funding For OpenStack Networking

San Francisco-based Akanda, a startup developing open source, network virtualization software aimed at the OpenStack market, has scored a seed fundign round, according to the company. Size of the round was not announced. The funding was led...

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Monday, April 6, 2015

Educents Gets $2.9M

Oaklannd-based Educents, an online retailer which sels toys, educational lesson plans, and other instructional materials to teachers and parents, has raised $2.9M in a seed funding, the company said today. The funding came from SoftTech VC,...

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Monday, April 6, 2015

ZenPayroll Finds $60M More

San Francisco-based small business payroll service ZenPayroll said today that it has raised $60M in a new round of funding in the company, bringing its total raised to $86.1M. The funding was led by Google Capital, and also included Emerge...

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Friday, April 3, 2015

Lux Capital Raises $350M Fund

Menlo Park-based investor Lux Capital> said Thursday that it has closed on a new, $350M fund, Lux Ventures IV. Lux said the new fund will invest in early-stage, futuristic science and technology ventures. The new fund boosts the firm's amo...

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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Fyusion Captures $13M For Interactive, Mobile Image Capture

San Francisco-based Fyusion a developer of a mobile app which provides immersive, 3D image capture of a user's surroundings, has raised $13.0M in a Series B funding. The funding came from New Enterprise Associates, the University of Tokyo E...

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Thursday, April 2, 2015

TaaSera Finds $4.1M For Breach Detection Tools

Cupertino-based TaaSera, a developer of breach detection tools for the cybersecurity market, said it has raised a new, $4.1M in a bridge financing, which is part of an ongoing $15M Series B financing round. The new funding brings its total ...

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

SmartNews Raises $10M For US Expansion

SmartNews, a Japanese startup which develops news discovery apps, said today that it has raised $10M in a bridge funding, for expansion in the U.S. The company has its U.S. headquarters in San Francisco. The funding came from GREE, along wi...

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

YapStone Scores $60M In Debt

Walnut Creek-based YapStone, a developer of web and mobile payment technology, said today that it has closed on $60M in debt financing, made up of $40M in a senior credit facility from Comerica Bank, and $20M in subordinated debt from Brega...

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Tanium Takes $52M For Endpoint Protection Tools

Emeryville-based Tanium, a developer of endpoint security software for the enterprise, has raised $52M in new funding, the company said today. The funding came from Andreesen Horowitz. Tanium said the funding comes on top of an earlier, $90...

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

IdentityMind Global Gains Series B

Palo Alto-based IdentityMind, a developer of risk management software for financial insitutions, has received a strategic investment and Series B funding from a number of investors. Size of the investment was not announced. The funding came...

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

DroneDeploy Gets $9M

San Francisco-based DroneDeploy, a developer of cloud-based software for managing commercial drones aimed at agriculture, construction, mining, and real estate, said it has raised $9M more in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Emerg...

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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, an...

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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 Tis...

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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, ...

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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 (IV...

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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 Atl...

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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 investmen...

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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 Ass...

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Monday, March 23, 2015

Cyanogen Gets $80M More

Palo Alto-based Cyanogen, the developer of the open source offshoot of the Android mobile operating system, said today that it has raised $80M in a Series C financing round. The funding came from Premji Invest, Twitter Ventures, Qualcomm I...

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Monday, March 23, 2015

Technology Crossover Ventures Names Venture Partner

Palo Alto-based venture capital investor Technology Crossover Ventures said today that it has added Bret Bolin, the former chairman and CEO of Misys, as a new Venture Partner at the company's London office. TCV said Bolin will focus on inve...

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Friday, March 20, 2015

Quid Finds $39M For AI Software Efforts

San Francisco-based Quid>, a developer of artificial intelligence software aimed at visualizing information gained from searching the web, has raised $39M in a Series D funding, the company said Thursday. The funding as led by Libearty Inte...

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Friday, March 20, 2015

Airdog Gets $2M For GoPro Toting Action Sports Drone

Palo Alto-based Airdog, the developer of a crowdfunded, aerial drone which carries a GoPro camera and follows your cell phone, has raised $2M in a seed funding round. The company said the funding came from Seraph Group, and also included IT...

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Fundbox Finds $40M

San Francisco-based Fundbox, a startup which offers up a small business financing service which pays small businesses based on their incoming invoices, has raised $40M in a Series B financing. The funding was led by General Catalyst Partner...

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Shuddle Scores $9.6M For On-Demand, Family Ride Service

San Francisco-based Shuddle, a new, ridesharing service aiming at families, said Wednesday that it has raised $9.6M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by RRE Ventures, and also included Comcast Ventures, Forerunner Ventures, A...

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Colovore Gets Strategic Investment

Santa Clara-based Colovore, a provider of colocation services, said Wednesday that it has scored a strategic investment from Digital Realty Trust. Size of the investment was not announced. As part of the investment, Digital Realty Chief Inv...

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Twin Prime Takes $9.5M For Mobile App Acceleration

Redwood City-based Twin Prime, a developer of mobile technology which optimizes the delivery of data to mobile apps, has raised $9.5M in a Series A funding, the company said Tuesday. The funding was led by DFJ and True Ventures, and also i...

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Pinterest Finds $367.1M In New Round

San Francisco-based Pinterest has raised $367.1M in an ongoing, funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the company earlier this week. The new round--targeted at nearly $580M when complete--reportely values the company at around ...

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Joyable Finds $2.1M To Help Conquer Social Anxiety

San Francisco-based Joyable, a startup developing technology it says helps people overcome social anxiety, has raised $2.1M in a seed funding round. The funding came from Thrive Capital and Harrison Metal. The startup, co-founded by Peter S...

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Petcube Gets $1.1M For Laser-Armed Pet Watching Gadget

San Francisco-based Petcube, the developer of a gadget which lets people watch and interact with their pets via iOS and Android applications, said Tuesday that it has raised $1.1M in a seed funding round. The funding was led by AVentures Ca...

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Glooko Gains $16.5M For Diabetes Management App

Palo Alto-based Glooko, the developer of mobile apps to help diabetes patients manage their health, has raised $16.5M in a Series B funding round, the company revealed this morning. The funding came from Canaan Partners, Medtronic, and Soci...

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Altocloud Adds $2M For Sales Software

Mountain View-based Altocloud developer of sales communications software, said Monday that it has raised $2M in a seed funding round. The funding came from Delta Partners, Digicel Group and ACT Venture Capital. The company develops lead gen...

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Birst Brings In $65M For Business Intelligence Tools

San Francisco-based Birst said this morning that it has raised $65M in a new funding round, for the company's cloud-based business intelligence tools. The funding came from Wellington Management Company LLP, along with Sequoia Capital, Humm...

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Monday, March 16, 2015

Reltio Rings Up $10M For Data Management Software

Palo Alto-based Reltio, a developer of data management software targeted at the enterprise, said today that it has raised $10M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Crosslink Capital and .406 Ventures. The startup is led by Manish So...

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Friday, March 13, 2015

Allergen Research Takes Aim At Peanut Allergies With $80M

San Mateo-based Allergen Research, which is developing desensitization treatments for food allergies, said Thursday that it has raised $80M in a Series B funding. The biopharmaceuticals firm said the funding goes towards a Phase 3 clinical ...

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Friday, March 13, 2015

Highfive Gets $32M for Video Conferencing Gadget

Redwood City-based Highfive, which develops a video conferencing device, said Thursday afternoon that it has raised $32M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, and also included Andreessen Horowitz,...

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Friday, March 13, 2015

NetBase Nabs $24M For Enterprise Social Media Analytics

Mountain View-based NetBase>, a developer of social media analytics aimed at the enterprise, has raised $24M in a Series E funding, the company said Thursday. The funding was led by Spring Lake Equity Partners, and also included Thomvest V...

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Thursday, March 12, 2015

Bugcrowd Raises $6M For Crowdsourced Security Testing

San Francisco-based Bugcrowd, which runs bug bounty programs to help companies crowdsource their security efforts, has raised $6M in a Series A funding, the company said today. The funding was led by Costanoa Venture Capital, and also inclu...

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Thursday, March 12, 2015

Lyft Raises $530M From Rakuten, Others

San Francisco-based Lyft has raised $530M in a Series E funding round, led by Rakuten, Rakuten said this morning. Rakuten said it is taking a 11.9 percent stake in Lyft, investing $300M in Lyft as part of the larger, Series E funding round....

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Thursday, March 12, 2015

StarMaker Gets $6.5M For Music Apps, Contests

San Francisco-based StarMaker, which devel mobile apps which helps amateur music talent create professional videos, earn money, and help build their following, annoucned Wednesday that it has raised $5.5M in a Series B funding. The funding ...

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Zuora Takes $115M For Subscription Tools

Foster City-based Zuora, which develops tools that help software-as-a-service and other subscription-based services manage payments and announced , has raised $115M in a new funding round, the company annoucned this morning. The new funding...

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Looker Lands $30M For Business Intelligence Tools

Santa Cruz-based Looker, a developer of cloud-based, business intelligence (BI) tools, said today that it has raised $30M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Meritech Capital Partners, and also included Sapphire Ventures (fo...

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

E8 Security Gets $9.8M For Cyber Security Tools

Redwood City-based E8 Security, a developer of cyber security analytics software, announced Tuesday that it has raised $9.8M in a Series A funding. The funding came from March Capital Partners, Allegis Capital, and The Hive. E8 Security sai...

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

RayVio Sees $9.3M For UV LEDs

Hayward, California-based RayVio, a developer of UV LED technology, said today that it has raised $9.3M in a Series B funding. The funding came from Applied Ventures, Augment Ventures, New Ground Ventures, Tolero Ventures, along with DCM Ve...

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Monday, March 9, 2015

CoverHound Lands $14M For Insurance Comparisons

San Francisco-based CoverHound, which operates an online comparison shopping marketplace for auto, homeowners, rental, and motorcycle insurance, has raised $14M in a Series B funding, the company said this morning. The new funding came from...

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

HoneyBook Finds $22M For Event Planning Service

San Francisco-based HoneyBook, a startup developing a service to help event planners who are planning weddings, holiday party, or other similar events work with their clients, has raised $22M in a Series B funding, the company disclosed thi...

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Culture Amp Finds $6.3M For Employee Survey Tool

Culture Amp, the developer of a tool for employees surveys, said yesterday that it has raised $6.3M in a Series A funding. The company--which has an office in San Francisco--is based in Australia. The company said the funding was led by Fe...

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Luxe Gets $20M For Valet Parking

San Francisco-based Luxe, the smartphone driven luxury valet parking service, said Tuesday that it has raised $20M more in funding, as part of a Series A funding round. The new funding came from Venrock, Redpoint, Lightspeed Venture Partner...

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Accomplice Raises $5M For Marketing Optimization Software

San Francisco-based Accomplice, a developer of marketing optimization software that helps optimize ads and social content for the bottom line, has raised $5M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from WME | IMG. Accomplice, which wa...

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

ToutApp Raises $15M

San Francisco-based sales tracking software developer ToutApp said this morning that it raised $15M in a Series B funding, in a deal led by Andreessen Horowitz. Other investors in the round included Sigma West, Founder Collective, 500 Start...

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Monday, March 2, 2015

Lyric Pharmaceuticals Gets $20.4M For GI Disease Research

South San Francisco-based Lyric Pharmaceuticals, a company developing therapeutics for gastrointestinal diseases, said last week that it has raised $20.4M in a Series A financing round. The funding was led by Rivervest Venture Partners, San...

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Monday, March 2, 2015

Branch Metrics Snags $15M For Mobile Deep Linking

Palo Alto-based Branch Metrics, a developer of software to help mobile developers better enhance referrals and deep links to their apps, said last week that it had raised $15M in a Series A funding. The round was co-led by New Enterprise As...

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Friday, February 27, 2015

High Fidelity Finds Funding For Virtual Worlds

San Francisco-based High Fidelity, a developer of open source software for virtual worlds, revealed this week that it has raised $11M in a funding round. The funding was led by Vulcan Capital. High Fidelity is led by Philip Rosedale, who fo...

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Friday, February 27, 2015

Lytro Lands $50M, But Chops Staff

Mountain View-based Lytro, the developer of camera technology which allows users to refocus pictures, even after they have been taken, has raised $50M in a new funding round---but also severely cut back its staff. The funding came from GSV ...

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

3D Robotics Raises $50M For Drone Aircraft Technology

Berkeley-based 3D Robotics, the unmanned aerial vehicle maker led by former Wired editor Chris Anderson, said today that it has raised $50M in a Series C venture funding round. The funding was led by Qualcomm Ventures, and also includes a s...

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Trov Takes $6.5M

San Francisco-based Trov, which operates a mobile app to help users track, value, and insure what they own, said today that it has raised $6.5M in a new funding round. The funding was led by Anthemis Group. According to the company, it has ...

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Opendoor Lands $20M For Home Marketplace

San Francisco-based Opendoor said this morning that it has raised $20M in a Series B financing round, for its online home marketplace. The funding was led by GGV Capital, and also included Khosla Ventures. Glenn Solomon of GGV joins the com...

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Metamarkets Gets $15M

San Francisco-based Metamarkets, a developer of advertising analytics software aimed at the programmatic ad market, said yesterday that it has raised $15M in a funding round. The funding was led by Data Collective, and also included John Ba...

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

GuideSpark Finds $22.2M For Employee Communications Tools

Menlo Park-based GuideSpark said Tuesday that it has raised $22.2M in a Series C financing round. The funding was led by Meritech Capital Partners, and also included New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Storm Ventures and IDG Ventures. GuideSpa...

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Monday, February 23, 2015

Lifecode Raises $20.5M For Molecular Diagnostics

Foster City-based Lifecode, a developer of gene sequencing-based molecular diagnostics products, said last week that it has raised $20.5M in a funding round. The funding was led by Sequoia Capital, the Mayo Clinic, and Mayo Ventures. Lifeco...

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Friday, February 20, 2015

Livefyre Snags $47M More, Adds Adobe and Salesforce

San Francisco-based Livefyre, which develops social commenting tools, said Thursday that it has raised $47M more in a new funding, with funding from Adobe and Salesforce Ventures. The round also included prior investors Cue Ball, Greycroft ...

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Friday, February 20, 2015

Notey Gets $1.6M For Blog Discovery

San Francisco- and Hong Kong-based Notey, which opreates an online site focused on content discovery and blog search, said Thursday that it has raised $1.6M in a funding round. The seed funding came from Steve Kirsch (Founder of Infoseek, O...

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Thursday, February 19, 2015

BlueTalon Grabs $5M

Redwood City-based BlueTalon, a developer of data access and security software for Hadoop, said yesterday that it has raised $5M in a funding round. The funding came from Signia Venture Partners, BioSys Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Stanford-Sta...

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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Philz Coffee Raises $15M

San Francisco-based Philz Coffee, the operator of the popular Bay Area coffee chain, said Wednesday that it has raised $15M to expand the chain to the rest of the country. Philz Coffee said the funding came from Cowboy Ventures, Crunchfund,...

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Uber Round Rises To $2.8 Billion

San Francisco-based ridesharing service Uber disclosed Wednesday that it has expanded its latest funding round to a whopping $2.8 billion, expanding its Series E by a billion dollars. The new round comes only a few weeks after a $1.2 billio...

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Batelle's NewCo Gets $1.7M

NewCo, the startup founded by John Batelle and Brian Monahan, said Wednesday that it has raised $1.7M in a seed funding round. The funding came from Obvious Ventures, True Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, Transmedia Capital, Freestyle Capital, and...

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Apptimize Loads Up With $4M For Mobile App Testing

Menlo Park-based Apptimize said Tuesday that it has raised $4M in a Series A funding, for the company's mobile app testing tools. The funding was led by Costanoa Venture Capital. Apptimize said the new funding brings its total raised to $6M...

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Sindeo Raises $6.5M For Mortgage Marketplace

San Francisco-based Sindeo, which operates an online mortgage marketplace, said today that it has raise $6.5M in total funding, split between $5M in a Series A funding and $1.5M in seed funding. The funding was led by Renren, the Chinese so...

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Cisco To Invest $100M Euros In France

San Jose-based Cisco is planning to invest $100 million eruos in French startups, according to French Prime Minister Manual Valls. According to the Prime Minister's office, the investment comes as part of a larger collaboration between Cis...

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Invuity Lights Up With $20M

San Francisco-based Invuity, which develops lighting devices used in surgery to assist surgeons in minimally invasive surgery, has raised $20M in a new funding round, the company said this morning. The funding was led by Wellington Manageme...

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Friday, February 13, 2015

CloudVelox Captures $15M For Cloud Disaster Recovery Service

Santa Clara-based CloudVelox, a provider of cloud-based disaster recovery (DR) and migration tools, said Thursday that it has raised $15M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from Cisco Investments, Mayfield Fund, Pelion Venture Pa...

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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Bill.com Banks $50M For SMB Payments

Palo Alto-based Bill.com, which operates a service to help small and medium sized business better manage accounts payable and accounts receivables, said this morning that it raised $50M in a finance round. The funding came from Silicon Vall...

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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Unchained Labs Lands $25M

Pleasanton-based Unchained Labs, a developer of life sciences tools, said today that it has raised $25M in a Series A funding round. The company said the funding came from Novo Ventures, Canaan Partners and TPG Biotech. In addition to the f...

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Move Loot Picks Up $9M

San Francisco-based Move Loot, which operates an online marketplace to help users buy and sell used furniture and other home goods, has raised $9M in a funding round. The funding was led by Metamorphic Ventures, and also included First Roun...

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

AppDirect Gets $50M More

San Francisco-based AppDirect, which operates an online app marketplace for enterprise apps, said today that it has raised $50M in a Series D funding round. The round was led by Mithril Capital, and also included prior investors iNovia Capi...

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

DigiSight Technologies Sees $7.8M In Series B

Portola Valley-based DigiSight, a developer of remote patient monitoring tools for the opthalmic industry, said late Monday that it has raised $7.8M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from Biosys Capital, Waycross Ventures, GE Ve...

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

NEXTracker Nabs $25M For Solar Tracking

Fremont-based NEXTracker, a developer of solar tracking products aimed at the photovoltaic energy market, said Monday that it has raised $25M in a equity and growth capital financing. The funding came from SJF Ventures, Tennenbaum Capital P...

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Wandera Finds $15M For Mobile Security Efforts

San Francisco-based Wandera, a developer of mobile security tools, announced this morning that it has raised $15M in a new funding round. The funding was led by 83North, and also included Bessemer Venture Partners. Wandera develops products...

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Monday, February 9, 2015

Fetch Robotics Gets $3M

San Jose-based Fetch Robotics said today that it has raised $3M in a Series A funding, for the company's industrial robots. The funding came from O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and Shasta Ventures. Fetch Robotics has named Melonee Wise as CEO...

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Monday, February 9, 2015

Sauce Labs Finds $15M

San Francisco-based Sauce Labs, which develops web and mobile application testing software, said last week that it has raised $15M in a Series D funding round. The funding came from Toba Capital. Sauce Labs' software provides Continuous Int...

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Friday, February 6, 2015

Skimlinks Picks Up $16M

San Francisco-based Skimlinks, which develops software which helps online publishers easily insert affiliate purchase links as part of their content, has raised $16M in a Series C financing. The company said the funding was led by Frog Capi...

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Friday, February 6, 2015

ClusterHQ Raises $12M For Container Software

San Francisco-based ClusterHQ, a developer of enterprise container software, said Thursday that it has raised $12M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Accel Partners London, along with Canaan Partners. ClusterHQ develops the ...

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Thursday, February 5, 2015

Armetheon Gains $24M For Cardiac Drugs

Menlo Park-based Armetheon, whic is developing biopharmaceuticals aimed at replacing the anticoagulant warfarin, said Thursday that it has raised $24.3M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from Hercules Bioventure Partners and Cap...

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Thursday, February 5, 2015

E2open Acquired By Insight Venture Partners

Foster City-based E2open, the developer of open trading and EDI software, said Thursday that Insight Venture Partners has agreed to acquire the company for approximately $273M. Insight will pay $8.60 per share in cash for E2open, which E2oe...

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

SoFi Scores $200M For Loan Refinancing Service

San Francisco-based SoFi has raised $200M in a Series D financing, for the company's students loan and other refinancing service. The funding was led by Third Point Ventures, and also included Wellington Management Company LLP, Institutiona...

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Bolt Sets Up In San Francisco, Raises $25M Hardware Fund

Bolt, a venture capital fund which focuses on connected hardware startups and gives its portfolio companies access to infrastructure such as its engineering/design staff, prototyping facilities, and manufacturing help, has set up an office ...

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Pley Picks Up $10M For LEGO Rentals, Designs

Santa Clara-based Pley, a startup which crowd sources LEGO designs, and then rents out sets to help its customers build those designs, has raise $10M in a Series B funding round, the company disclosed Tuesday. The funding came from Sozo Ven...

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Revinate Raises $15.34 For Hospitality Software

San Francisco-based Revinate, a developer of software which enables hotels to connect with their guest with social guest profiles, mobile apps, and more, has raised $15.34M in a Series B financing round. The funding came from Tenaya Capital...

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

AnyPerk Grabs $8.5M To Make Employees Happy

San Francisco-based AnyPerk, a provider of a service to offer up perks to a company's employees, said today that it has raised $8.5M in a Series A financing round. The funding was led by DCM, Digital Garage, as well as Andreessen-Horowitz, ...

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Monday, February 2, 2015

Meta Finds $23M For Augmented Reality Glasses

Portola Valley-based Meta, which develops wearable glasses which provide augmented reality interaction, disclosed last week that it had raised $23M in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Horizons Ventures, BOE Optoelectronics, pl...

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Monday, February 2, 2015

Apptus Nabs $41M for Sales Quoting Tools

San Mateo-based APPTUS, a developer of sales pricing and quoting tools which are closely tied with Salesforce.com, has raised $41M in a Series B funding, the company said this morning. The funding was led by Salesforce Ventures, and also in...

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Monday, February 2, 2015

CampusQuad Gets $5M

San Carlos-based CampusQuad, a developer of mobile communications tools aimed at helping colleges and universities communicate with their students, has raised $5M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by ICG Ventures. CampusQuad is led...

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

DataRPM Adds Cloudera Co-Founder As Investor

San Mateo-based DataRPM, a developer of statistics software which runs on top of Hadoop, said Wednesday that it has added Cloudera co-founder Dr. Amr Awadallah as an investor. Size of the investment round was not disclosed. DataRPM said tha...

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Shasta Ventures Promotes Flynn

Menlo Park-based venture investor Shasta Ventures said this morning that it has promoted Sean Flynn to Managing Director at the firm. Flynn has been at Shasta since 2008, and became partner in 2012. Flynn is on the boards of Bloc, Swipely, ...

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

CreoPop Finds Funding For 3D Pen

San Francisco-based CreoPop, which makes a pen that enables the creation of 3D objects using multi-colored inks, said this week that it has raised a round of financing. The funding was led by 500 Startups. The round also included Ruvento, a...

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

UserTesting Raises $45.5M

Mountain View-based UserTestting, a provider of video-based user testing services, said today that it has raised $45.5M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by Accel Partners, and also included OpenView Venture Partners. UserTes...

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

CloudBees Scores $23.5M For Continuous Integration Software

Los Altos-based CloudBees, which develops Continuous Integration software used by software developers to more easily integrate and test changes into their code, has raise $23.5M in a new financing, bringing the company's total to just under...

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

3Scan Gets $6.67M

San Francisco-based 3Scan, which is developing a new, scanning microscope aimed at pathologists, said today that it has raised $6.67M in a funding round. The Series A funding was led by Lux Capital. 3Sca is led by Todd Huffman. The company ...

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Monday, January 26, 2015

goBalto Gains $12M For Clinical Study Software

San Francisco-based goBalto said last week that it has raised $12M in a funding round, for the company's cloud-based, clinical study software. The funding came from Mitsui Global Investment and Dobly Family Ventures, along with Aberdare Ven...

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Friday, January 23, 2015

Sparkcentral Gets $12M For Customer Support Software

San Francisco-based Sparkcentral, which develops software for managing real-time, customer service for enterprises, has raised $12M in a series B funding. The funding was led by Split Rock Partners, and also included Sigma West. Sparkcentra...

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Friday, January 23, 2015

Bessemer Venture Partners Hits $220M In Israeli Investments

Menlo Park-based venture capital investor Bessemer Venture Partners said Thursday that its Israeli venture arm has just passed $220M in investments, eight years after opening its Israel office. The firm, which set up the office in 2007, als...

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Fastback Networks Gets $15M

San Jose-based Fastback Networks, a provider of technology use for LTE backhaul networks, said today that it has raiesd $15M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by Harmony Partners, and also included Foundation Capital, Granite...

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Tactus Finds Series B Funds For Tactile Screens

Fremont-based Tactus Technology>, which is developing materials which can enable real, tactile feedback on touchscreens, said today that it has closed a Series B funding round. The size of the funding was not announced. Tactus said the fund...

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

BlueVine Snags $18.5M For Small Business Financing

Palo Alto-based BlueVine, a cloud-based, online invoice financing startup, said today that it has raised $18.5M in a funding round. The funding was led by 83North, and also included Lightspeed Venture Partners, Silicon Valley Bank, Correlat...

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

AppsFlyer Lands $20M For Mobile Analytics

San Francisco-based AppsFlyer, a developer of mobile advertising measurement software, has raised $20M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Fidelity Growth Partners Europe (FGPE), and also included Magma Venture Partners and Pitang...

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Pluribus Networks Adds $50M For Software Defined Networking

Palo Alto-based Pluribus Networks, which develops software-defined networking products, said Wednesday that it has raised $50M in a Series D funding round. The funding brings the company's total raised to $95M. Pluribus Networks said the ne...

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Uber Raises $1.6 Billion In Debt Funding

San Francisco-based Uber has raised a huge, $1.6 billion debt funding round, according to reports Wednesday. The on-demand, ride provider received the funding from Goldman Sachs. The funding comes on top of an earlier, $1.2 billion in equi...

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Ravello Gets $28M For Cloud-friendly Virtualization Technology

Palo Alto-based Ravello, which develops software which allows VMware virtual machines to run on Amazon Web Services, said today that it has raised $28M in a funding round. The fundin was led by Qualcomm Ventures and SanDisk Ventures, along ...

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Taulia Takes $15M More For Supply Chain Software

San Francisco-based Taulia said this morning that it has added $15M more in funding, for its supply chain invoice and payments system. The funding was led by Zouk Capital. Taulia is led by Bertram Meyer. Taulia most recently raised $13M in ...

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Google Invests In SpaceX In $1 Billion Round

Google has made a big investment into rocket and spaceship developer SpaceX as part of a $1 billion round in SpaceX, alongside Fidelity Investments. Size of Google's share of the funding--which gives Google and Fidelity just under 10 percen...

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Coinbase Finds $75M For Bitcoin Wallet

San Francisco-based Coiinbase, the Bitcoin wallet service, disclosed today that it has raised $75M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by DFJ Growth Fund, and also included the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), USAA, BBVA, NTT Do...

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Planet Labs Lands $95M

San Francisco-based Planet Labs, which operates an extensive network of earth imaging satellites, said today that it has raised $95M in funding, split between a $70M Series C funding, and $25M in venture debt. The equity funding was led by ...

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Friday, January 16, 2015

Skydio Gets $3M For Smartphone Controlled Drone

Menlo Park-based Skydio, which develops drones which can be controlled by a smartphone, has raised $3M in a seed funding round. The funding came from Andreessen Horowitz and Accel Partners. The company said its founders were graduates of MI...

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Neo4j Nabs $20M

San Mateo-based graph database developer Neo4j announced this morning that it has raised $20M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by Creandum and Dawn Capital, and also included Fidelity Growth Partners Europe, Sunstone Capital...

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Treasure Data Gets $15M

Mountain View--based Treasure Data, which offers up a cloud-based service for processing massive amounts of data, said this week that it has raised $15M in a Series B funding round. The funding wa led by Scale Venture Partners, and also inc...

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Soylent Finds $20M For Meal Replacement

Soylent, the San Francisco-based startup which is looking to develop a liquid replacement for meals, has raised $20M from Andreessen Horowitz and Lerer Ventures. The Series A funding will go towards scaling production of the company's nutri...

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

App Annie Adds $55M

San Francisco-based App Annie, which develops mobile analytics software for app developers, has raised $55M in a Series D funding. App Annie said the round was led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) and also included Sequoia Capital, G...

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Instacart Picks Up $220M For Grocery Delivery

San Francisco-based Instacart, which offers up an on-demand, grocery delivery app and service, disclosed today that it has raised $220M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, and also include...

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Monday, January 12, 2015

iCharts Gets Credit Facility

Sunnyvale-based iCharts...

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Monday, January 12, 2015

Augmedix Gets $16M To Bring Google Glass To Healthcare

San Francisco-based Augmedix said this morning that it has raised $16M in a Series A funding, to bring healthcare applications to Google Glass. The funding was co-led by Emergence Capital and DCM Ventures, both of whom were seed investors i...

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Friday, January 9, 2015

DiaCarta Gets $8M For Molecular Diagnostics

Hayward, California- and Shanghai-based DiaCarta, a startup developing molecular diagnostics products, said today that it has raised $8M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from BVCF (BioVeda China Fund). As part of the funding, ...

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Thursday, January 8, 2015

Global Blood Therapeutics Finds $48M

South San Francisco-based biopharmaceuticals firm Global Blood Therapeutics said this week that it has raised $48M in a Series B funding. The funding came from Wellington Management Company LLP, RA Capital, Deerfield Management, Sabby Capi...

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

IVP Snags CFO From Elevation Partners

Menlo Park-based Institutional Venture Partners, the late stage venture capital and growth equity investor, said this morning that it has named Tracy Hogan as the firm's new Chief Financial Officer. Hogan joins the company from Elevation Pa...

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Stem Gets $27M For Energy Management, Analytics

Millbrae-based Stem, a provider of energy management and analytics services for the energy demand management market, has raised $27M in a funding round, the company said today. The investment came from Constellation Technology Ventures and ...

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Glassdoor Gets $70M More From Google Capital, Others

Sausalito-based Glassdoor, the online job listings and salary information site, said today that it has raised $70M in a new funding round. The funding was led by Google Capital, and also included Tiger Global Management, wBattery Ventures a...

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

CytomX Finds $20M More

South San Francisco-based biotech CytomX said this morning that it has raised $20M more, in a Series C funding round. The round was led by Pfizer Venture Investments, and also included Third Rock Ventures, Canaan Partners and the Roche Vent...

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Symic Biomedical Scores $15M

San Francisco-based Symic Biomedical, a developer of therapeutics for chronic disease, has raised $15M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Lilly Ventures, and also included Den Danske Forskningsfond, Mitsui Global Investme...

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Monday, January 5, 2015

EHANG Gets $10M For Drone Aircraft

EHANG, the Chinese maker of personal drone aircraft which also has operations in San Carlos, said last week that it has raised $10M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by GGV Capital, and also included PreAngel. The company is ...

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Monday, January 5, 2015

Scribd Raises $22M More For E-Book Subscriptions

San Francisco-based Scribd, which operates an online e-book service, has raised $22M in a Series D funding, the company said last week. The funding came from Khosla Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Charles River Ventures, and Silicon Valley Ban...

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Monday, January 5, 2015

Intel Invests $24.8M Into Vuzix

Intel has made a $24.8M investment into smart video eyeglasses maker Vuzix, Vuzix said Friday. Vusiz said that intel paid $5.00 per share for 49,626 shares of its Series A preferred stock, giving Intel a 30 percent stake in Vuzix. Vuzix is ...

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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Beepi Raises $2.7M On AngelList

Los Altos-based online car buying and selling marketplace Beepi says it has raised $2.7M in a crowdfunding on AngelList, which it says is the largest syndicate in AngelList history. The company said 86 investors participated in the deal, in...

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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Instacart Raising $220M, Says Report

San Francisco-based Instacart, which offers grocery delivery on-demand, is reportedly raising $220M in a financing round, which values the company at $2 billion. The financing effort was first reported by Re/code. Details on the funding hav...

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Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Hive Cloud Finds $500K For File Sharing Network

Hong Kong-based Hive Cloud Limited, which operates an online, social network aimed at file sharing, said it has raised $500,000 to build out its team in San Francisco. Hive Cloud said it has created a new, cloud-based online storage service...

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Friday, December 19, 2014

VisionCare Ophthalmic Sees New Funding

Saratoga-baesd VisionCare Opthalmic Technologies said earlier this week that it has raised a new funding round, for the company's surgical device for treating end-stage Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Size of the funding round was n...

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Friday, December 19, 2014

First Opinion Gets $6M For Mobile Health App

San Francisco-based First Opinion, which develops a mobile app that lets users get remote, personal health consultations from physicians, has raised $6M in a Series A funding, the company said yesterday. The funding was led by Polar Partner...

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Friday, December 19, 2014

Quanergy Systems Raises $30M For Automotive LiDAR Sensors

Sunnyvale-based Quanergy Systems, a developer of LiDAR sensors and software, has raised $30M in a Series A financing, the company said yesterday. The funding was led by Rising Tide Fund, and also included Wicklow Capital, Motus Ventures, an...

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Friday, December 19, 2014

Thoma Bravo Completes Compuware Buy

San Francisco-based Thoma Bravo said this week that it has completed its take-private acquisition of Compuware Corporation, in a deal worth $2.4 billion. Thoma Bravo paid $10.75 per share for Compuware, which develops application performanc...

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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Open Garden Connects With $10.8M For Peer-to-Peer Networking

San Francisco-based OpenGarden, which develops mobile phone-based peer-to-peer messaging and networking technology, has raised $10.8M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by August Capital, and also included Firebolt Ventures, Future ...

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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Expect Labs Raises $13M For Voice Interfaces

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Quantenna Raises $22M For High Performance Wi-Fi

Fremont-bsaed Quantenna, which dvelops high performance, wireless chipsets for the Wi-Fi market, has raised $22M more in a funding round, the company said today. The funding was led by Centerview Capital Technology, Vivint and NTT Group, an...

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Mattermark Gets $6.5M

San Francisco-based Mattermark, which offers up an online venture capital tracking database to investors, has raised $6.5M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Foundry Group, and also included 500 Startups, Andreessen Horowitz, Dat...

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Piccing Finds $3.6M For Social Shopping

San Francisco- and Zurich-based Piccing, which develops social shopping apps and services, said yesterday that it has raised $3.6M in a funding round. Names of the company's investors were not disclosed. Piccing's service let users buy prod...

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

OneLogin Picks Up $25M More

San Francisco-based OneLogin, which develops identity management and single sign-on software, said it has raised $25M in a series C funding today. The funding was led by Scale Venture Partners, and also included Charles River Ventures and T...

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Clever Finds $30M For School Login Software

San Francisco-based Clever, which develops single sign-on software specifically for schools, has raised $30M in a third round of funding. The funding was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, and also included Sequoia Capital, GSV Capital, an...

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Monday, December 15, 2014

Drivemode Nabs $2M For Smart Driving Apps

San Jose-based Drivemode, which is developing software which intelligently connects Android smartphones to an auto's systems and helps make it easier to handle calls, navigation, play music, and more, has raised $2M in a funding round. The ...

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Monday, December 15, 2014

SurveyMonkey Finds $250M

Palo Alto-based SurveyMonkey has raised $250M in a equity funding round, which reportedly values the company at close to $2 billion. The funding came from T. Rowe Price, Morgan Stanley, Baillie Gifford Co., plus Tiger Global, ICONIQ Capital...

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Monday, December 15, 2014

SunPower Invests $20M In Tendril

San Jose-based solar systems manufacturer SunPower said this morning that it has made a $20M investment in Tendril, which develops software used for monitoring and analyzing smart energy usage. SunPower said it will also license Tendril's ...

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Friday, December 12, 2014

Hired Finds $15M More

San Francisco-based Hired said this week that it has raised $15M more in funding, and also launched a new, two-sided marketplace for sales professionals. The new marketplace is initially available in beta in San Francisco. The Series B fund...

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

Insikt Raises $100M

San Francisco-based Insikt, an loan origination, investment and finance startup, said this week that it has brought its total raised to $100M, after a recent, Series B funding. The company said the Series B--worth $16M--was led by Revolutio...

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Avi Networks Raises $33M

Sunnyvale-based Avinetworks, a developer of network virtualization equipment, said Wednesday that it has raised $33M in a funding round. The funding came from Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Menlo Ventures. Avi Networks ...

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

ToyTalk Gets $15M For Interactive Apps

San Francisco-based ToyTalk, a developer of interactive technology which lets apps and toys talk with children, has raised $15M in a new funding round, the company disclosed this week. The funding came from Khosla Ventures, and also include...

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Pica Adds Mitsui To Series B

Palo Alto-based software defined networking startup Pica8 has added another investor into its $20M Series B funding round, saying this week that it has added Mitsui & Co. as an investor. Amount of the new investment was not announced. Pica8...

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Appcito Snags $7.5M

Santa Clara-based Appcito, which provides cloud application infrastructure, has raised $7.5M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from March Capital Partners, and also included Atlas Venture and The Fabric. The company, led by Kama...

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Nok Nok Labs Nabs $8.25M

Palo Alto-based Nok Nok Las, a developer of authentication software, has raised $8.25M in a Series C funding. The funding came from DCM Ventures, DDS, Lenovo, ONSET Ventures and Raven Ventures. The company said the new funding brings its to...

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Altiscale Gains $30M For Hadoop Hosting

Palo Alto-based Altiscale, a provider of cloud-based Hadoop software and services, said Tuesday that it has raised $30M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Northgate Capital, and also included Sequoia Capital and General Cat...

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

ThousandEyes Taps Into $20M For Network Performance Management Tools

San Francisco-based ThousandEyes said today that it has raised $20M in a Series B funding, for the company's network performance management tools. The funding was led by Sutter Hill Ventures, and also included Salesforce Ventures, Sequoia C...

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Nginx Finds $20M For Web Application Support

San Francisco-based NGINX, which develops widely used, web application optimization and web serving software, has raised $20M in a Series B1 funding, the company said today. The round was led by NEA, and also included e.ventures, Runa Capit...

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Change.org Gets $25M

San Francisco-based Change.org, which allows people to voice their opinions on different social issues by voting up petitions submitted by users, has raised $25M in a Series C funding. The company said the funding came from Richard Branson,...

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Monday, December 8, 2014

Mesophere Raises $36M

San Francisco-based Mesosphere, a developer of Linux-based datacenter operating system software, said today that it has raised $36M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Kholsa Ventuers, and also included Andreessen Horowitz, Fuel C...

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Monday, December 8, 2014

MetaMind Gets $8M For Artificial Intelligence Efforts

Palo Alto-based MetaMind has raised $8M in a funding round, for the company's artificial intelligence platform. The funding came from Khosla Ventures and Marc Benioff of Salesforce.com. MetaMind said it is developing "deep learning" softwar...

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Friday, December 5, 2014

Audentes Therapeutics Gets $42.5M For Rare Diseases

San Francisco-based Audentes Therapeutics, which is developing treatments aimed at a number of rare diseases, said this week that it has raised $42.5M in a Series B financing round. The funding was led by Deerfield Management, and also incl...

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Friday, December 5, 2014

Silicon Image Launches Qterics With $7M Funding

Sunnyvale-based Silicon Image> said late Thursday that it has spun out a new subsidiary, Qterics, focused on Internet-of-Everything services. As part of the new subsidiary, Qualcomm has invested $7M in Qterics, gaining a 7% ownership intere...

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Uber Raises $1.2 Billion In New Funding Round

San Francisco-based on-demand ride service Uber said Thursday that it has raised $1.2 billion in a new funding round--which the company said will allow it to make strategic investments, particularly in the Asia Pacific Region. The round rep...

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Knightscope Nabs $5.2M For Crime Prevention Robots

Mountain View-based Knightscope, a developer of predictive analytics tools aimed at predicting and preventing crime--using an army of wandering robots--has raised $5.2M in a Series A funding. The company said the funding came from NTT DOCOM...

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Qolsys Gets Funding From Tyco

San Jose-based Qolsys, which develops technology for the residential security and home control and automation market, has scored a strategic investment round from Tyco Security Products. Financial terms of the strategic investment were not ...

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

ThreatStream Takes $22M For Cybersecurity Efforts

Redwood City-based threat intelligence and cybersecurity threat sharing provider ThreatStream> has raised $22M in a Series B funding round, the company said this morning. The round was led by General Catalyst Partners, and also included Ins...

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

ChangeTip Gets $3.5M For Bitcoin Tipping

San Francisco-based ChangeTip, the developer of a social media-focused social payments service which lets users tip content creators via Twitter, YouTube, Reddit, GitHub, and other social sites, has raised $3.5M in a seed funding. According...

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Stripe Finds $70M More

San Francisco-based Stripe, which develops a suite of application programming interfaces (APIs) that allow companies to more easily handle payments and e-commerce, has raised $70M in a new funding round. The funding was led by Thrive Cpaita...

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Next Issue Media Finds $50M For Digital Magazine Service

Menlo Park-based Next Issue Media, which operates an online service which gives consumers unlimited access to over 140 different magazines in digital format for just $9.99 a month, has raised $50M in a funding round. The funding came from K...

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Veniam Gets $4.9M For Wi-Fi Connected Vehicles

Mountain View-based Veniam said this morning that it has raised $4.9M in a Series A funding, to help tap a network of city Wi-Fi networks to enable connected vehicles. Veniam said the Series A funding was led by True Ventures and also inclu...

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Monday, December 1, 2014

Fenox Launches $200M Fund For Investment In Bangladesh

San Jose-based venture capital firm Fenox VC said this morning that it has launched a new, $200M investment fund, specifically aimed at investments in Bangladesh. The firm said it believes it is the first time a venture capital firm from Si...

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

PocketMath Finds $10M

PocketMath, a startup which operates a self-serve, mobile advertising platform, and has San Francisco offices, said this week that it has raised $10M in a funding round. The funding came from Rakuten Ventures. PocketMath is based in Singapo...

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Scripted.com Gets $9M For Writing Marketplace

San Francisco-based Scripted.com, which operates an online marketplace for professionally written content, has raised $9M in a Series B financing round. The funding came from Crosslink Capital and Redpoint Ventures, and also included angels...

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Elance-Odesk Finds $30M

Mountain View-based Elance-oDesk, the freelance work marketplaces which merged in March, have raised $30M more in funding, the companies said Tuesday. The funding came from Benchmark Capital, T. Rowe Price, FirstMark, Sigma West, NEA and th...

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Monday, November 24, 2014

Rentlytics Finds $4M

San Francisco-based Rentlytics, a developer of rental management software for multifamily apartments, has raised $4M in a funding round, the company disclosed today. The funding was led by Trinity Ventures and Rincon Venture Partners, and a...

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Monday, November 24, 2014

Host Analytics ‌Finds $25M

Redwood City-based Host Analytics, a developer of enterprise performance management software, has raised $25M in a funding round. The funding came from Centerview Capital Technology, and also included Advanced Technology Ventures, Next Worl...

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Friday, November 21, 2014

Breezeworks Books $5M For Smartphone Driven Small Business Help

San Francisco-based Breezeworks, a developer of a mobile app aimed at helping small business service providers better manage their business, has raised $5M in a funding. The funding came from Obvious Ventures, the new investment firm create...

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Friday, November 21, 2014

Dual Aperture Gets $5.7M

Palo Alto-based Dual Aperture, a developer of 3D image capturing and other advanced camera technology, has raised $5.7M in a funding round, the company said this week. The funding was led by Value Invest Korea (VIK), along with eWBM. The co...

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Friday, November 21, 2014

DocuSign Adds Strategic Investors

San Francisco-based DocuSign, the developer of electronic signature software, said Thursday that it has added three strategic investors to its latest funding round. Samsung Ventures, the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDBI), and BBVA...

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Uversity Gets More Funding For Predictive Enrollment Tools

San Francisco-based Uversity, which is developing software which helps universities better predict their enrollment and incoming classes, has raised an additional round of funding, bringing its total raised to $11.4M. According to the compa...

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Flywheel Raises $12M For Taxi App

San Francisco-based Flywheel, which develops an Uber-like mobile app targeted at helping taxi and tranportation companies compete with Uber, Lyft, Sidecar, and others, has raised $12M in a series C funding. The new funding came from TCW, R...

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Teespring Takes $35M For Crowdsourced T-Shirts

San Francisco-based Teespring, which operates an online business which lets people create and pre-sell t-shirt orders and share in profits, disclosed yesterday that it has raised $35M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from Khosl...

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Prezi Picks Up $57M For Presentation Software

San Francisco- and Budapest, Hungary-based Prezi, a developer of cloud-based presentation software, has raised $57M in a funding round. The funding came from Spectrum Equity, and also included Accel Partners. Spectrum Equity's Victor Parker...

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

SanDisk Backs Altair Semiconductor

Milpitas-based SanDisk has made an investment in Israeli LTE chipset maker Altair Semiconductor, the company said this morning, as part of a strategic alliance with the company. Financial details of the investment were not disclosed. SanDis...

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Accompani Gets $15M

Los Altos-based professional business networking app developer Accompani said today that it has raised $15M in a Series B funding round. According to the company, the new round was came from ICONIQ Capital, Charles River Ventures and Cowboy...

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

CipherCloud Scores $50M For Cloud Security

San Jose-based CipherCloud said this morning that it has raised $50M in a venture financing round. The funding was led by Transamerica Ventures, and also included Delta Partners, Andreessen Horowitz and T-Venture. CipherCloud developers clo...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Redbooth Raises $11M For Enterprise Messaging

Redwood City-based real time collaboration software developer Redbooth...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Shift Gets $23.75M For Car Buying Service

San Francisco-based Shift, a startup offering up test drives via a smartphone app, has raised $23.75M in a funding round, the company disclosed Monday. The funding came from Draper Fisher Jurveston, Highland Capital Partners, Jim McKelvey, ...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Veradocs Finds $14M For Data Security Tools

Mountain View-based data security software developer Veradocs said this morning that it has raised $14M in a funding round. The funding was led by Battery Ventures, and also included Amplify Partners and angels. As part of the funding, Batt...

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Monday, November 17, 2014

Sliced Investing Gets $2M

San Francisco-based Sliced Investing, an online service to help connect investors with pre-screened hedge funds, has raised $2M in a funding round, the company disclosed this morning. The funding came from Khosla Ventures, Data Collective, ...

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Friday, November 14, 2014

UpLift Finds $8.2M For Travel Loyalty

Sunnyvale-based Uplift, a developer of loyalty marketing software for merchants, has raised $8.2M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by IDG Ventures, and also included PAR Capital Ventures, Thayer Ventures and others. Accordin...

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Cavendish Kinetics Finds $7M

San Jose-based Cavendish Kinetics said this week that it has raised $7M in a funding round. The funding was co-led by Tallwood Venture Capital and Wellington Partners, and also included Qualcomm Ventures and others. As part of the funding, ...

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Xtime Acquired By Cox Automotive For $325M

Redwood Shores-based Xtime, a developer of software for the auto dealership market, has been acquired by Cox Automotive for $325M. Cox Automotive said it will use the buy to expand its suite of products aimed at helping automotive dealers r...

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Ineda Systems Gets $19M

Santa Clara-based Ineda Systems, which develops lower power, systems-on-a-chip (SOCs) for the wearable and Internet of Things markets, says it has raised $19M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from Cisco, along with Samsung Cata...

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Course Hero Finds $15M

Redwood City-based Course Hero, which allow users to find class notes and other information from other high school and college students, has raised $15M in a funding round, the company said today. The funding was led by GSV Capital and IDG ...

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Gogobot Gets $20M

Menlo Park-based Gogobot, which operates an online and mobile travel planning site, has reportedly raised $20M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by HomeAway, and also included Redpoint Ventures and Battery Ventures. Gogobot i...

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Revel Systems Gets $100M

San Francisco-based Revel Systems, which develops iPad-based point-of-sale (POS) software, has raised $100M in a Series C funding. The company said the funding came from Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) and other strategic investors, ...

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Monday, November 10, 2014

Evernote Gets $20M

Redwood City-based Evernote, which develops software that lets people take notes and collect information on web sites, apps, tablets, and elsewhere, has raised $20M through a strategic investment, the company said over the weekend. The fund...

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Friday, November 7, 2014

Vicarious Finds $12M For Robotics AI

Union City-based Vicarious, a developer of artificial intelligence algorithms for robots and machines, has raised $12M in a funding round, the company disclosed this week. The funding was led by ABB, and also included Good Ventures, Founder...

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Thursday, November 6, 2014

C3 Nano Raises $12M For Nanomaterials

Hayward-based C3Nano, which is developing a nanomaterial-based, transparent conductive material aimed at the display and touch panel market, has raised $12M in a Series C funding, the company said this week. The funding was led by Nagas Ame...

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Thursday, November 6, 2014

BluWrap Bags $12.6M

San Francisco-based BluWrap, which is developing a based system which allows companies to ship fish and other protein by boat instead of by air, said yesterday that it has raised $12.6M in a funding round. The funding round was led by Wheat...

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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Thanx Finds $4.7M For Customer Rewards, Loyalty

San Francisco-based Thanx, a developer of retail loyalty and rewards software and apps, has raised $4.7M in a Series A funding, the company said this week. The funding was led by Sequoia Capital. Thanx was founded by Zach Goldstein, who fou...

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Encoding.com Snags $3.5M More

San Francisco-based Encoding.com, a provider of cloud-based, video processing services, has raised $3.5M in a Series B funding. The funding came from Harmonic, Metamorphic Ventures, and Zelkova Ventures. Encoding.com's cloud based service l...

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Incoming Media Finds $4.9M

San Francisco-based INcoming Media, a developer of predictive data analytics software aimed at the mobile video market, has raised $4.9M in a funding round. The funding came from OneVentures and Intel Capital. According to Incoming Media, i...

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Creditera Gets $6.5M

San Mateo-based Creditera, which offers up a small business credit management services aimed at the SMB market, has raised $6.5M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and also included Peak Ventures...

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

NetSpeed Systems Snags Series B

San Jose-based NetSpeed Systems said today that it has raised a second round of funding, which came from Walden-Riverwood Ventures and Intel Capital. Size of the investment was not disclosed. NetSpeed develops systems-on-a-chip (SoC) cores,...

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Gigya Gets $35M More

San Francisco-based Gigya said today that it has raised $35M more in a funding round. The round was led by Intel Capital. Gigya offers up social marketing tools, which tie social and user identity to help companies better analyze and connec...

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Monday, November 3, 2014

Imago Biosciences Sees $26.5M

San Francisco-based biotechnology developer Imago BioSciences said last week that it has raised $26.5M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Clarus Ventures, along with Frazier Healthcare, Amgen Ventures, and Merck Research Labs Vent...

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Monday, November 3, 2014

RhodeCode Gets $3.5M For Software Tracking and Collaboration Tools

San Francisco-based RhodeCode, a developer of software for managing development projects and for source code management, said last week that it has raised $3.5M in a funding round. The funding came from DFJ Esprit and Earlybird Venture Capi...

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Monday, November 3, 2014

Weaved Finds $2.3M For Secure Device Communications

Palo Alto-based Weaved, a developer of a secure, networking service aimed at the internet of Things and device communications, has raised $2.3M in a funding round. The funding was led by Crunchfund, and also included Metamorphic, Core Ventu...

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Monday, November 3, 2014

Boost VC Raises $6.6M Bitcoin Fund

San Mateo-based startup accelerator Boost VC said this morning that it has closed on a $6.6M fund, specifically aimed at mostly investing in Bitcoin companies, as well as announced its fourth "tribe" of companies participating in its accele...

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Friday, October 31, 2014

Joyent Snags $15M More For Docker Move

Sausalito-based Joyent, a provider of Internet infrastructure for other companies, has raised $15M more in funding from existing investors Intel Capital, Orascom TMT Investments, El Dorado Ventures, EPIC Ventures and LGI Ventures. The compa...

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Friday, October 31, 2014

LiquidSpace Links Up with $14M

San Francisco-based LiquidSpace, which operates an online marketplace which lets companies offer up space for professional meetings and workspaces, said yesterday that it has raised $14M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Roth C...

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Friday, October 31, 2014

Slack Scores $120M For Team Communications

San Francisco-based communications platform developer Slack has raised a huge, $120M funding round, the company said this morning, in a round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Google Ventures. The funding also included Andreessen ...

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Capriza Captures $27M

Palo Alto-based Capriza, which develops software-as-a-service to help migrate existing business applications to mobile platforms, has raised $27M in a funding round. The Series C funding came from Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures...

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Minted Scores $38M For Stationery Marketplace

San Francisco-based Minted, which operates an online marketplace to connect stationery designers with consumers, has raised $38M in a funding round. The funding was led by Norwest Venture Partners, and also included Technology Crossover Ven...

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Fleksy Finds $2M In Funding For Keyboard App

San Francisco-based Fleksy, which develops mobile keyboard software, said this week that it has raised $2M in funding. The funding came from Digital Garage, Eniac Ventures, Middleland Capital, Highland Capital Partners, Militello Capital, a...

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Moka5 Lands $16M For Cloud Technology

Redwood City-based Moka5, a developer of cloud-based technology for enterprise client virtualization, has raised $16M in a Series D funding. The funding came from existing investors, including Khosla Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, and...

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Wealthfront Wins $64M

Palo Alto-based financial advice software developer Wealthfront, which offers up software driven, financial advice to consumers, has raised $64M in a new funding round. The funding was led by Spark Capital, and also included Dragoneer Inves...

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Personal Capital Gets $50M

San Francisco-based Personal Capital, which operates an online site to help provide financial advice to the consumer market, has raised $50M in a Series D funding round. The funding came from Corsair Capital, BBVA Ventures and USAA, along w...

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Krimmeni Technologies Finds $11.7M For Cybersecurity Tools

San Francisco-based Krimmeni Technologies, a developer of cyber security software, announced this morning that it has raised $11.7M in a Series A financing. The funding came from Third Point Ventures and Pelion Venture Partners. Krimmeni is...

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

BigPanda Nabs $7M For IT Incident Management Tools

Mountain View-based BigPanda, a developer of IT incidence management tools, said today that it has raised $7M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Mayfield, and also included Sequoia Capital. BigPanda says it has now raised $...

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Vida Gets $5M For Health Coaching Apps

San Francisco-based Vida, a developer of mobile apps which provide 24/7 health coaching, has raised $5M in a Series A funding, the company disclosed today. The funding came from Aspect Ventures, Khosla Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures, Signia V...

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Monday, October 27, 2014

IMatchative Finds $20M

San Francisco-based IMatchative, a developer of analytics software to help match investors with funds i the alternative asset area, said today that it has raised $20M in a funding round. The Series B funding came from Jeff Ubben (founder of...

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Monday, October 27, 2014

SwiftStack Snags $16M For Software Defined Storage

San Francisco-based SwiftStack, a developer of software defined storage technology which works with the open source, OpenStack cloud software, has raised $16M in a funding round. The funding came from OpenView Venture Partners along with Ma...

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Friday, October 24, 2014

Spikes Security Takes $11M For Web Browser Security

Los Gatos-based Spikes Security, which develops malware isolation appliances and software used to keep malware from attacking corporate browsers, has raised $11M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Lakewood & Company, Benhamo...

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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Kespry Lands $10M For Aerial Drones

Menlo Park-based Kespry, which is developing commercial drone systems aimed at helping businesses capture and analyze aerial data, has raised $10M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Lightspeed Venture Partners. Kespry is led...

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Thursday, October 23, 2014

NEA Promotes Sakoda To General Partner

Menlo Park-based venture capital investor New Enterprise Associates said Wednesday that it has named Jon Sakoda to General Partner. Sakoda has been at NEA since 2006. Sakoda sits on the boards of Blue Jeans Network, DataVisor, Desire2Learn,...

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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Zignal Gets $10.7M

San Francisco-based big data analytics software developer Zignal Labs said this morning that it has raised $10.7M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from Figtree Partner and Ross Investment Associates. The funding said the funds ...

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Flint Finds $9.4M For Mobile Payment App For Businesses

Redwood City-based Flint said this morning that it has raised $9.4M more, in a Series C funding round, for its mobile payment products. The company--which offers up credit card scanning and payment systems for mobile phones, for use by smal...

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Mirantis Finds $100M For OpenStack Distro

Mountain View-based Mirantis, which develops a commercially supported, OpenStack distribution, said today that it has raised $100M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Insight Venture Partners, and also included August Capital, Int...

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Snowflake Gets $26M For Cloud Data Warehouse

San Mateo-based Snowflake Computing announced this morning that it has raised $26M in a funding round, to go towards the company's cloud data warehouse service. The startup--led by Bob Muglia--said the Series B funding came from Redpoint Ve...

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Monday, October 20, 2014

ZipLine Medical Finds $5.7M

Campbell, California-based ZipLine Medical has added $5.7M to a current, Series C financing round, the company announced this morning. Zipline said the extension to its round came from China Materialia, and also included RA Capital Manageme...

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Bitnet Snags $14.5M For Bitcoin Payments

San Francisco-based Bitnet Technologies, a developer of Bitcoin payments software aimed at the e-commerce and enterprise market, has raised $14.5M in a SEries A funding round. The funding was led by Highland Capital Partners. Rakuten also p...

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Recurly Gets $12M For Recurring Billing

San Francisco-based Recurly said today that it has raised $12M in a Series B funding round, led by Devonshire Partners and Greycroft Partners. Prior investors Polaris Partners, e.ventures, Harrison Metal and Freestyle.vc also particpated. R...

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Friday, October 17, 2014

Osmo Finds $12M For iPad Toys

Palo Alto-based Osmo, which develops a hardware device that lets kids play and interact with toys on the iPad, has raise $12M in a funding round, the company said Thursday. The Series A funding was led by Accel Partners, and also included U...

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

MID Labs Sees $51M

San Leandro-based MID Labs said today that it has raised $51M in funding for its medical devices. The company, which develops products for vitreoretinal surgery, said the funding was led by OrbiMed and Frontline BioVentures, and also includ...

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Canaan Partners Raises $675M Fund

Menlo Park-based venture capital firm Canaan Partners said today that it has raised $675M for its tenth fund, Canaan X. The firm said the new fund brings its total under management to over $4.2 billion. Canaan has backed such companies as E...

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Lenda Lands $1.54M For Home Refinancing Site

San Francisco-based Lenda said today that it has raised $1.54M in funding for the company's site, which helps homeowners refinance their homes and find loans. The funding came from Tom Fallows (Google), Structure Capital, Winklevoss Capital...

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Drop Serves Up $2M Seed Funding For Smart Cooking Scale

San Francisco-based Drop, which is developing a connected kitchen scale and associated tablet app to help improve the skills of home bakers, has raised $2M in a seed funding round, the company said yesterday. The funding came from Frontline...

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Thismoment Snags $17.6M For Content Marketing

San Francisco-based Thismoment, which provides cloud-based software for managing user generated content and content marketing efforts, said today that it has raised $17.6M in a funding round. The Series D funding came from Sierra Ventures, ...

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Viewics Finds $8M For Healthcare Analytics

Sunnyvale-based Viewics, a developer of healthcare analytics and data software, said this morning that it has raised $8M in a funding round. The round came from Canvas Venture Fund. The company said the funding will go towards its technolog...

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Ozy Media Gets $20M

Mountain View-based Ozy, a tablet- and visuals-driven online news and media site, said today that it has raised $20M in a new venture funding round. The funding came from publisher Axel Springer. Axel Springer CEo Mathias Dopfner joins the ...

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

S2C Raises $4.6M

San Jose-based S2C, a developer of rapid SoC and ASIC prototyping systems, said today that it hs raised $4.6M in a Series C funding round. The round came from GVT Fund and Industrial Technology Investment Corp (ITIC). The company's systems...

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Invitae Finds $120M For Genetic Testing

San Francisco-based Invitae, a provider of genetic testing services for hereditary disorders, said today that it has raised $120M in a funding round. The Series F funding came from The Broe Group, Decheng Capital, Deerfield Management LLC, ...

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Monday, October 13, 2014

Gainsight Gets $25M

Mountain View-based Gainsight, a developer of software for customer data analytics tools for businesses, has raised $25M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Bessemer Venture Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners. Bessemer's By...

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Zenedge Uncloaks With $3.5M For Web Application Security

San Jose-based Zenedge, which develops web application security software, unveiled its products Thursday, saying that it had raised $3.5M in a Series A funding. That funding comes from individual investors, including Yehuda Neuberger, Fred ...

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Friday, October 10, 2014

BrightFunnel Gets $2.5M For Predictive Marketing

San Francisco-based BrightFunnel, a developer of predictive analytics software aimed at B2B marketing, said Thursday that it has raised $2.5M in a funding round. The funding came from Resolute Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, Crosslink Capital and...

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Totspot Finds $1.8M For Children's Clothing Marketplace

Mountain View-based Totspot, which operates a Pinterest-like service which lets mothers buy and sell used children's clothing, has raised $1.8M in a seed funding round, the company disclosed this week. The funding was led by GGV Capital, an...

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Thursday, October 9, 2014

Peel Uncovers $50M In New Funding

Mountain View-based Peel, which develops smartphone applications to help users remotely control their televisions, has raised $50M in a funding round from Alibaba Group, the company disclosed today. Peel offers up a remote control app which...

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Thursday, October 9, 2014

Thync Snags $13M For Mood Shifting Wearables

Los Gatos-based Thync said Wednesday that it has raised $13M for its development of new, wearable products it says help people manage their state of mind, energy, calm, and focus. The funding came from Khosla Ventures, as well as others. T...

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Thursday, October 9, 2014

Eversight Finds $9.7M

Palo Alto-based Eversight, a developer of cloud software used for managing trade promotion dollars for retailers, said this week that it has raised $9.7M in a funding round. The Series A funding came from Emergence Capital Partners. Eversig...

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Perkville Picks Up $2.4M

Sunnyvale-based Perkville said this morning that it has raised $2.4M in funding, for the company's platform for managing customer rewards and loyalty programs. The Series A funding was led by Moneta Ventures, and also included MDO Holdings,...

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Product Hunt Finds $6.1M

San Francisco-based Product Hunt, an online site focused on surfacing new and interesting products--think Reddit for consumer products--has raised $6.1M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Andreessen Horowitz, and also included re...

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Segment Scores $15M

San Francisco-based Segment, a developer of data analysis tools aimed at helping companies better use their customer data for marketing, product development, and other efforts, has raised $15M in a Series A funding round. The funding was le...

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Jobvite Gets $25M

San Mateo-based Jobvite, which develops online and mobile recruiting and job applicant tracking software and tools, has raised $25M in a Series D funding. The funding came from Catalyst Investors, along with CMEA, ATA Ventures and Trident C...

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Curbside Collects $8M Funding

Palo Alto-based Curbside, the developer of a mobile app and service which lets consumers purchase products and pick them up at the curb from local and national retailers, including Target, has raised $8M in a funding round. The funding was ...

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

DocuSign Gets $115M

San Francisco-based DocuSign, which offers up electronic signature software, said yesterday that it has raised $115M in a new funding round. The round brings the company's total raised to more than $230M. The new funding came from Mitsui ...

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Beepi Raises $60M For Car Buying, Selling

Los Altos-based Beepi has raised $60M in a funding round, to expand the company's services beyond the Bay Area. Beepi said the funding came from Foundation Capital and Sherpa Ventures, along with Redpoint Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank, Tina...

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Monday, October 6, 2014

Reduxio Scores $15M From Seagate, Others

Reduxio, a developer of enterprise focused, storage arrays based in Israel, has raised $15M in a Series B funding, the company said this morning. The funding was led by Seagate Technology--based in Cupertino--and also included Jerusalem Ven...

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Monday, October 6, 2014

Square Gets $150M More

San Francisco-based Square, the mobile payment technology developer, has raised $150M in a new funding round, according to reports. The funding came from the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, and reportedly values Square at $6...

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Friday, October 3, 2014

Lever Lands $10M For Job Application Tracking

San Francisco-based Lever said this week that it has raised $10M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Matrix Partners. According to the firm, it will use the funds to launch out of beta. The company says its software is being used ...

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Glow Gets $17M For Pregnancy Apps

San Francisco-based Glow, which develops smartphone apps that track a woman's fertility cycle, has raised $17M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from Formation 8, along with Founder's Fund and Andreessen Horowitz. The company's ...

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Tile Takes $9.5M

San Mateo-based Tile, a developer of a miniature tracking device which connects to your keys, wallet, purse, and other stuff, has raised $9.5M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by GGV Capital, and also included Tencent, Tandem Capi...

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Navdy Finds Funding For Heads Up Display For Your Car

San Francisco-based Navdy, which develops a heads up display (HUD) it likens to a "Google Glass for Cars", has raised $6.5M in a funding round, the company said this morning. The funding was led by Upfront Ventures, and also included Ludlow...

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Houzz Gets $165M

Palo Alto-based home remodeling and design site Houzz said today that it has raised $165M in a financing round, which came from Sequoia Capital, along with Oren Zeev, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), GGV Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield...

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Pica8 Finds $12.5M

Palo Alto-based software defined networking (SDN) startup Pica8 said today that it has raised $12.5M in a Series B funding round, to go towards software development and got-to-market. The funding was led by VantagePoint Capital Partners, Cr...

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

General Catalyst Seeds Stripe Ecosystem With $10M Fund

Palo Alto-based venture capital investor General Catalyst Partners says it is putting up $10M to invest in companies who are building applications on the payment platform being developed by Stripe. According to GEneral Catalyst, it plans to...

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Remind Takes $40M For Teacher Texting Tools

San Francisco-based Remind, which develops mobile texting and communications tools specifically aimed at teachers, students, and parents, has raised $40M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and al...

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Allakos Gets $10M More

San Mateo-based Allakos, a biotechnology company developing antibody-based therapeutics for allergic diseases, inflammation, and other related conditions, said today that it has raised $10M more in a Series A funding. The new funds bring it...

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Sharethrough Raises $10M From BSkyB, Others

San Francisco-based Sharethrough, a provider of native advertising technology, said today that it has raised $10M in a strategic funding round, including a $5M investment from BSkyB. According to Sharethrough, the strategic investment was l...

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Anki Lands $55M For Robotic Toy Cars

San Francisco-based Anki, a developer of smartphone-controlled, robotic, toy battle cars, has raised $55M in a funding round, led by J.P. Morgan. The funding also included Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures and Two Sigma. Anki's robotic ca...

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Sand Hill Angels: $2M, 22 Investments At Mid Year

Sunnyvale-based angel investment group the Sand Hill Angels says it has invested total of $2M across 22 investments in the first half of the year, as it has increasingly linked up with seed funds, incubators, and accelerators like AngelPad...

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Credit Karma Bolsters Funding By $75M

San Francisco-based Credit Karma, which provides free credit report and monitoring tools to consumers, said today that it has added $75M in funding as part of an add-on growth round. The new funding came from Google Capital, Tiger Global Ma...

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Monday, September 29, 2014

InnoLight Finds $38M For Optical Transceivers

InnoLight, which has its U.S. headquarters in Santa Clara, but is based in Suzhou, China, said today that it has raised $38M for its high speed optical transceivers. The funding came from Google Capital and Lightspeed China Partners. Google...

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Friday, September 26, 2014

PowWow Gets $2.5M For Mobile Enterprise Apps

San Francisco-based PowWow said earlier this week that it has raised $2.5M in a funding round, to help bring its product for making enterprise apps mobile to market. The funding came from OurCrowd, Vertical Venture Partners, IT-Farm, Julie...

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Friday, September 26, 2014

Taulia Adds $13M To Series D Funding

San Francisco-based Taulia has raised an additional $13M in funding, as part of a Series D round, the company said this week. The funding brings the total raised in its latest round to $40M. Taulia said the additional funding came from BBVA...

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Friday, September 26, 2014

MemSQL Finds Funding From In-Q-Tel

San Francisco-based in-memory database developer MemSQL reported this week that it has raised a strategic round of funding from In-Q-Tel, the investment arm of the U.S. intelligence community. Size of the strategic funding was not announced...

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

FiveStars Gets $26M For Loyalty Rewards

San Francisco-based FiveStars, which develops loyalty rewards software aimed at helping small businesses like restaurants and retailers, has raised $26M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from Menlo Ventures, and also included Li...

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Sendwithus Finds $2.3M

San Francisco-based Sendwithus, a developer of a transactional email platform for developers, disclosed this morning that it has raised $2.3M in a seed funding. The funding came from Baseline Ventures, SV Angel, Maiden Lane, as well as ange...

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Invoice2go Gets 35M

Palo Alto-based Invoice2go, a developer of mobile apps to help small businesses with invoicing and expense tracking, has raised $35M in a financing round. The funding came from Accel Partners and Ribbit Capital. The company said the funds g...

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Numerify Nabs $15M For IT Spending Software

Cupertino-based Numerify, which develops cloud-based analytics software, has raised $15M in a Series B funding. The funding came from Sequoia Capital, and also included Lightspeed Venture Partners, Amit Singh (Google for Work), Deep Nishar ...

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Udacity Finds $35M For Online Learning Efforts

Palo Alto-based online learning and education startup Udacity has raised $35M more in funding, the company said today, in a round led by Drive Capital. The funding also included Bertelsmann, Recruit, Valor Capital, Cox Enterprises, Andreess...

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Radius Rounds Up $54.7M

San francisco-based Radius, a developer of data analytics tools aimed at marketers, has raised $54.7M in a Series C funding. The Series C came from Founders Fund, Glynn Capital Management, Formation 8, Yuan Capital, along with John Mack, Ch...

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Jiff Gets $18M For Employee Health Tools

Palo Alto-based Jiff, a developer of cloud-based tools to help employees of self-insured employers better manage their health, has raised $18M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from Venrock, Aberdare Ventures, and Aeris Capital....

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Gametime Captures $4M For Last Minute Sports Tickets

San Francisco-based Gametime, a developer of mobile services to give consumers last minute access to sporting events, has raised $4M in a financing round. The company said the funding came from Accel Partners, along with Jeff Mallett (San F...

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Branch Metrics Lands $3M For Mobile Deep Linking

Palo Alto-based Branch Metrics, a developer of software to "deep link" information via mobile apps, said today that it has raised $3M in a seed funding round. The funding was led by New Enterprise Assocaites (NEA), and also included Pejman ...

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Monday, September 22, 2014

EdCast Gets $6M For Cloud-based Education

Mountain View-based EdCast said this morning that it has raised $6M for its cloud-based platform for offering up higher education online. The company said the Series A funding was led by SoftBank Capital, and also included Mitch Kapor (Kapo...

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Monday, September 22, 2014

DroneDeploy Finds $2M For Drones On The Farm

Old MacDonald had a...drone? San Francisco-based DroneDeploy, which is developing drones and software for the farming, construction, and surveying, said today that it has raised $2M in a seed funding round. The funding came from SoftTech VC...

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Friday, September 19, 2014

LightSpeed Lands $35M From Accel

LightSpeed, a Canadian developer of retailer commerce software, said this week that it has received $35M in funding from iNovia Capital and Accel Partners. The company said the funding will go towards expansion. Palo Alto-bvased Accel Partn...

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Friday, September 19, 2014

EatWith Chomps Down On $8M In Series A

San Francicso-based EatWith, a startup which helps connect people with others for social dinners, has raised $8M in a Series A funding, the company said this week. The funding was led by Greylock Partners, and also included Genesis Partners...

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Friday, September 19, 2014

SocialChorus Gets $7.5M For Social Marketing

San Francisco-based social marketing software developer SocialChorus said Thursday that it has raised $7.5M in a new funding round, led by Kohlberg Ventures. The company said the funding brings its total raiesd to $15.5M. The firm said the ...

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Swrve Finds $10M For Mobile Marketing

San Francisco-based Swrve, which develops mobile marketing automation software, said today that it has raised $10M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Acero Capital, and also included Atlantic Bridge and Intel Capital, along with ...

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Renovo Motors Lands More Funding

Campbell-based Renovo Motors, the developer of electric vehicles, said yesterday that it has closed a new round of funding from True Ventures. Size of the new investment round was not announced. Renovo is developing all electric vehicles, w...

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

CrowdFlower Blossoms With $12.5M More

San Francisco-based Crowdflower, a developer of data scrubbing tools aimed at data scientists, said today that it has raised $12.5M more in a Series C financing. The funding was led by Canvas Venture Fund, and also included Bessemer Venture...

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Chobolabs Finds $1.3M For Multi-player Gaming Apps

Palo Alto-based Chobolabs, which is developing multiplayer gaming technology for mobile app developers, has raised $1.3M in a funding round. The funding was led by Innovation Endeavors, the venture investment firm led by Eric Schmidt, and a...

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

3D Robotics Scores Investment From Richard Branson

3D Robotics, a developer of aerial drone technology led by former Wired Editor Chris Anderson, has raised a round of funding from Sir Richard Branson. Size of the investment was not announced. 3D Robotics, which has one of its locations in ...

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Fastly Finds $40M For Content Delivery Network

San Francisco-based Fastly said this morning that it has raised $40M in a Series C funding, for the company's content delivery network efforts. According to the company, the Series C funding was led by August Capital and also included Batt...

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Startup Institute Raises $3M

The Startup Institute, a startup accelerator which operates programs in Boston, Chicago, New York, London and Berlin, said this morning that it has raised $3M in a funding round from Silicon Valley Bank. The company said the investment came...

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Kateeva Sees $38M For OLED Displays

Menlo Park-based Kateeva, a developer of technology used to mass produce OLED display panels, said today that it has raised $38M in a funding round. The funding came from Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (SVIC), along with Sigma Partn...

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Sidecar Raises $15M

San Francisco-based Sidecar, which offers up an on-demand, ridesharing app, has raised $15M in a new funding, the company said today. The funding came from Avalon Ventures, Union Square Ventures, as well as new investor Sir Richard Branson....

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Friday, September 12, 2014

6SensorLabs Finds $4M For Food Testing Gadget

San Francisco-based 6SensorLabs, a developer of devices to detect gluten and other allergens in food, has raised $4M in a funding round, the company disclosed this week. The funding was led by Upfront Ventures, and also included SoftTech VC...

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Friday, September 12, 2014

AltspaceVR Finds $5.2M For Virtual Reality API

Redwood City-based virtual reality API developer AltspaceVR said yesterday that it has raised $5.2M in a seed funding round. The funding came from Dolby Family Ventures, Formation 8, Google Ventures, Lux Capital, Foundation Capital, Rothenb...

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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Livongo Health Gets $10M To Better Manage Diabetes

Palo Alto-based Livongo Health, a company developing a service to help patients manage chronic conditions such as diabetes, has raised $10M in a funding round, the company said this week. The funding came from 7wire Ventures and General Cat...

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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Apropose Finds $1.875M For Better Web Design

Mountain View-based Apropose, which is developing software to help improve web design, said this morning that it has raised $1.875M in a seed financing round. The funding was led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Andreessen Horowitz, a...

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Adjust Gets $7.5M For App Analytics

San Francisco-based Adjust said this week that it has raised $7.6M in a Series C funding round, for its app analytics and attribution technology. The funding round was led by ACTIVE Venture Partners, and also included Target Partners, Iris ...

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

365 Data Centers Finds $71M

Emeryville-based colocation provider 365 Data Centers has raised a combined $71M in funding, split between $16M in a Series B equity funding, and a $55M credit facility, the company said this morning. The equity funding came from Crosslink ...

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

FlightCar Raises $13.5M

Peer-to-peer car sharing company FlightCar, which offers its service out of SFO and is out of Y-Combinator, said this morning that it has raised $13.5M in a Series A financing round. The funding was led by GGV Capital, and also included Ge...

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Symphony Commerce Finds $21.5M

San Francisco-based Symphony Commerce, a developer of mobile-first, e-commerce stores, has raised $21.5M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by CRV, and also included Bain Capital Ventures and FirstMark Capital. The company said CRV'...

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

LiveAction Lands $5.35M

Palo Alto-based network management software developer LiveAction has raised $5.35M in a Series A, according to the company. The funding was led by AITV, and also included Cisco Investments and Enerdigm Ventures. LiveAction's software is use...

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Avogy Finds $40M

San Jose-based Avogy, which is developing Gallium Nitirde (GaN) technology aimed at the power systems and semiconductor area, has raised $40M in a funding round. The funding was led by Intel Capital, and also included Khosla Ventures. Avogy...

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Monday, September 8, 2014

Lob Catches $7M For Printing In The Cloud

San Francisco-based Lob, a startup offering up a REST-based API and related services that allows developers to easily print everything from postcards to photos "on demand" via their apps, has raised $7m in a Series A funding round. The fund...

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Monday, September 8, 2014

Good Eggs Harvests $21M More

San Francisco-based local farm food delivery service Good Eggs has raised $21M in a funding round, the company disclosed today. The new funding came from Index Ventures, and also included Sequoia Capital, Correlation Ventures, Baseline Vent...

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Monday, September 8, 2014

IdeaMarket Launches Startup Marketplace

San Francisco-based IdeaMarket said this morning that it has launched a startup marketplace, which helps investors launch ideas to the public for feedback, and to help find technical teams to bring those ideas to life. The marketplace was c...

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Monday, September 8, 2014

GlassPoint Solar Gets $53M

Fremont-based GlassPoint Solar, a developer of solar steam generators, which are used for oilfield operations, said today that it has raised $53M in a funding round. The funding came from State General Reserve Fund (SGRF), the largest sove...

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Friday, September 5, 2014

WhalePath Hauls In $1.1M

San Francisco-based WhalePath, a developer of an online, crowdsource marketplace for competitive analysis and market research, disclosed this week that it has raised $1.1M in a seed funding round. The funding came from TMT Investments, Kima...

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Friday, September 5, 2014

ZIRX Gets $6.4M For On-Demand, Valet Parking

San Francisco-based ZIRX, a new, smartphone-driven startup which offers up valet parking on-demand, at a flat $15 a day, has raised $6.4M in a venture funding round from Norwest Venture Partners and Trinity Ventures. The company currently o...

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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Delta ID Finds $5M For Iris Recognition

Newark, California-based Delta ID, a developer of iris recognition software for the biometrics market, announced this morning that it has raised $5M in a funding round. The Series A funding came from Intel Capital, as well as un-named strat...

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Thursday, September 4, 2014

MetricStream Gains $60M In Strategic Funding

Palo Alto-based MetricStream, a developer of software for the corporate governance, risk, and compliance area, has raised $60M in a strategic funding round. The funding was led by Sageview Capital, and also included Goldman Sachs and Kaiser...

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

ItsOn Finds Funding From Cisco

Redwood City-based ItsOn, a developer of cloud-based software for the telecommunications industry, said today that it has scored an investment from Cisco, via Cisco Investments. The funding came as part of its Series C. Size of the funding ...

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Whill Gets $11M For 4WD Wheelchair

San Carlos-based Whill, a maker of four-wheel drive, omnidirectional vehicles for the health and mobility market, has raised $11M in a Series A, the company disclosed Tuesday. The funding came from Innovation Network, 500 Startups, Jochu Te...

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Thoma Bravo Buys CompuWare

San Francisco-based private equity investor Thoma Bravo said today that it is acquiring Detroit-based CompuWare Corporation, a developer of application performance and mainframe software. The deal is worth approximately $2.5 billion. Accord...

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Friday, August 29, 2014

Ifttt Connects With $30M

San Francisco-based Ifttt, which develops API software to help connect different web-based applications together, said this week that it has raised $30M in a Series B funding. The deal reportedly values the startup as more than $200M. The f...

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Friday, August 29, 2014

Nexenta Gets Funding From Dell

Santa Clara-based Nexenta, which develops software-defined storage sofware for the data center, has scored an investment from Dell Ventures, the venture capital arm of Dell. Size of the investment, and other details, were not announced. The...

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Armetheon Finds $7M

Menlo Park-based Armetheon, a developer of biopharmceuticals aimed at treating cardiovascular conditions, has raised $7.0M in a first round of funding. The company said that the round was co-led by AshHill Biomedical Investments and Hercule...

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Nutanix Gets $140M, Valued Over $2 Billion

San Jose-based Nutanix, a developer of products for the converged server, storage, and networking market, said this week that it has raised $140M in a Series E funding. The funding came from un-named, Boston-based public investors. The comp...

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Report: Square Raising $200M At $6 Billion Valuation

A report yesterday from CNBC says that San Francisco-based Square, which provides mobile payment technology which enables vendors to use their smartphone to accept credit card payments, is raising $200M, in a deal which will value the compa...

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Wikia Gets $15M More For Asian Expansion

San Francisco-based Wikia, the online community site created by Jimmy Wales, disclosed todaythat it has raised $15M in a venture funding round. The round was led by Digital Garage, and also included prior investors Bessemer Venture Partners...

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Appcelerator Finds $22M

Mountain View-based Appcelerator said this week that it has raised $22M in a Series D funding. The funding was led by Rembrandt Venture Partners, and also included Union Grove Venture Partners, along with prior investors Storm Ventures, Sie...

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Dynamic Signal Raises $12M, Buys PaperShare

San Bruno-based Dynamic Signal, a developer of social media advocate management software, said this week that it has raised $12M in a funding round, and acquired PaperShare, a developer of content marketing software. The Series C round was ...

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Zumigo Secures $6M

San Jose-based Zumigo, a developer of mobile identity verification technology, said last week that it has raised $6M in a Series B financing round. The funding was led by Intel Capital, and also included Aligned Partners. Zumigo said the fu...

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Viropro Get $500K In Debt

San Jose-based Viropro, a manufacturer and developer of biopharmaceuticals, said yesterday that it has raised $500,000 in a debt financing round. The company said the funding came from Spring Hill Bioventures, which has initially committed ...

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Monday, August 25, 2014

Lastline Lines Up $10M For Malware Defense

Redwood City-based malware protection software developer Lastline has raised $10M in a new funding round, the company said last week. The funding came from Dell Ventures and Presidio Ventures, as well as existing investors Redpoint Ventures...

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Monday, August 25, 2014

Guavus Gets $20M For Big Data Tools

San Mateo-based Guavus, a developer of big data tools for the communications service and enterprise market, said last week that it has raised $20M in a funding round. The funding came from Artiman Ventures, Sofinnova Ventures, Intel Capital...

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Monday, August 25, 2014

Aldea Pharmaceuticals Takes $24M

Redwood City-based Aldea Pharmaceuticals said this morning that it has raised $24M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from RusnanoMedInvest (RMI) and WuXi PharmaTech Corporate Ventures, along with prior investors Canaan Partners ...

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Jaunt Captures $27.8M For Cinematic VR

Palo Alto-based Jaunt, which is developing hardware and software aimed at cinematic virtual reality, has raised $27.8M in a funding round, the company said Thursday. The Series B funding was led by Highland Capital Partners, and also includ...

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Dermira Pulls Up $51M

Redwood City-base dDermira, a biopharmaceuticals firm focused on medical dermatology, said this week that it has raised $51M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from Bay City Capital, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Canaan, and U...

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Dermira Pulls Up $51M

Redwood City-base dDermira, a biopharmaceuticals firm focused on medical dermatology, said this week that it has raised $51M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from Bay City Capital, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Canaan, and U...

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Friday, August 22, 2014

DoubleDutch Finds $19M In Series D

San Francisco-based DoubleDutch, which devcelops mobile event apps to help conference organizers better run their event, has raised $19M in a Series D round. The funding was led by Mithril Capital Management, and also included the company's...

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

EyeVerify Sees $6M For Biometrics

San Francisco-based EyeVerify, a developer of biometrics technology, has raised $6M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Qihoo 360, Sprint, Wells Fargo, and others. The company, let by Toby Rush, develops eye scanning technology whi...

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Xamarin Snags $54M More

San Francisco-based Xamarin, a developer of software tools which allow users to cross develop applications on C# across different platforms, has raised $54M in a funding round. The funding came from Ignition Partners, Lead Edge Capital, Ins...

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

vArmour Gets $36M For Security Technology

Mountain View-based vArmour, a stealth mode, security software developer, said yesterday that it has raised $36M in a funding round. The funding includes both a Series B worth $15M which closed in December of 2013, and a $21M Series C which...

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Siluria Raises $30M For Natural Gas Fuels

San Francisco-basedSiluria, which develops technology to create fuels and chemicals from natural gas, said today that it has raised $30M as part of a Series D funding. The funding was led by Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV), and also inc...

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Enlighted Gets $20M For Smart Lighting Sensors

Sunnyvale-based Enlightened, a developer of smart sensor networks for lighting and workplaces, has raised 20M in a Series D funding, the company said this morning. The funds came from Draper Nexus Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers,...

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

PernixData Pulls Up $35M

San Jose-based PernixData, a developer of software used to accelerate access to storage and data, said today that it has raised $35M in a funding round. The funding came from Menlo Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Lightspeed ...

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Thumbtack Gets $100M For Professional Services Connections

San Francisco-based Thumbtack said today that it has raised $100M in a new funding round, only a few months after it raised $30M for its service--which helps connects consumers with plumbers, wedding photographers, painters, and other local...

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

OnBeep Gets $6.25M For Wearable, Push-To-Talk Devices

San Francisco-based OnBeep said today that it has raised $6.25M, to develop a new device to offer push-to-talk communications with friends and associates. The funding came from Avalon Ventures, and also included an AngelList syndicate inclu...

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Nirmidas Biotech Finds $2M

San Francisco-based Nirmidas Biotech, a company developing technology for detecting disease biomarkers, has raised $2m in a seed funding round. The company--which is based on research out of Stanford--said the funding came from the Stanford...

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

ScriptRock Takes $8.7M For DevOps Monitoring Tools

Mountain View-based ScriptRock, a developer of DevOps configuration monitoring tools said today that it has raised $8.7M in a Series A funding. The funding came from August Capital, and also included Valar Ventures and Square Peg Capital. T...

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Skyera Loads Up With More Funding

San Jose-based flash storage array developer Skyera said that it has raised an additional amount of capital from its investors, as part of an expansion of its previous, $51.6M funding round. Size of the new investment, and source of that in...

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Monday, August 18, 2014

Comprehend Gets $21M For Clinical Trial Management Software

Redwood City-based Comprehend, a developer of data software used for clinical trial management, has raised $21M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, and also included Sequoia Capital. Lightspeed's...

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Monday, August 18, 2014

Medallia Finds $50M

Palo Alto-based software developer Medallia, which develops customer experience management software-as-a-service, said today that it has raised $50M in a funding round. The funding came from Sequoia Capital. Medallia is led by Borge Hald. T...

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Monday, August 18, 2014

Medallia Finds $50M

Palo Alto-based software developer Medallia, which develops customer experience management software-as-a-service, said today that it has raised $50M in a funding round. The funding came from Sequoia Capital. Medallia is led by Borge Hald. T...

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Friday, August 15, 2014

DripDrop Fuels Up With $5.6M

San Francisco-based DripDrop, a developer of oral rehydration powder, has pulled in a celebrity-packed roster of investors as part of a $5.6M funding, the company said Thursday. The company said it raised its financing round from the Gratef...

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Friday, August 15, 2014

Greenhouse Software Gets $7.5M For Better Recruiting

San Francisco-based Greenhouse Software said this week that it has raised $7.5M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Social+Capital Partnership, and also included Resolute Ventures and Felicis Ventures. The company said that ...

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Ygrene Energy Fund Finds $30M In Clean Technology Funding

Santa Rosa-based Ygrene Energy Fund said yesterday that it has raised $30M in growth capital, to go towards its clean energy (PACE) financing. The company said the funding came from Virgo Investment Group. YGrene Energy Fund helps provide c...

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

AuditFile Books $3M

San Francisco-based AuditFile, which develops cloud-based auditing software, said today that it has raised $3M in a funding. The funding came from Banneker Ventures, along with angels. The company's software is specifically aimed at CPAs, t...

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Electric Imp Powers Up With $15M

Los Altos-based Electric Imp, a developer of technology used for connecting devices to the Internet, has raised $15M in a funding round, the company said Wednesday. The Series B funding came from Foxconn Technology Group, PTI Ventures and R...

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

RelayRides Fuels Up With $10M More For Car Sharing Efforts

San Francisco-based RelayRides has raised $10M more in its Series B funding, the company said Tuesday. The funding came from Trinity Ventures. The funding comes on top of its recently announced $25M in its Series B from Canaan Partners, Aug...

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Engage3 Gets Funding From Publisher McClatchy

San Francisco-based Engage3, a developer of a mobile app, ShoppingScout, which helps consumers find information on both brands and retailers, has scored a strategic investment from publisher The McClatchy Company. Size of the strategic inve...

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Lookout Lands $150M

San Francisco-based mobile security software developer Lookout said this morning that it has raised $150M in a venture funding round. According to the company, the financing was led by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., and includes participa...

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Platform9 Finds Funding For Private Clouds

Sunnyvale-based Platform9, which develops software tools for managing and creating private clouds, has raised a Series A funding, the company said today. Size of the funding was not announced. The Series A came from Redpoint Ventures. The c...

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Acupera Raises $4M For Health Software

San Francisco-based Acupera said this morning that it has raised $4M in a financing round, for its clinical analytics and workflow engine for the healthcare industry. The funding came from Lightspeed Venture Partners and The Whittemore Coll...

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Monday, August 11, 2014

Adatao Finds $13M For Big Data Software

Sunnyvale-based Adatao, a developer of big data visualization and analysis tools, said last week that it has raised $13M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Andreessen Horowitz, and also included Lightspeed Venture Partners and Blo...

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Monday, August 11, 2014

Fulcrum BioEnergy Lands Funding

Pleasanton-based Fulcrum Bioenergy, a developer of biofuels technology, has scored funding from Cathay Pacific Airways, the airline announced last week. Size of the investment was not disclosed. Cathay Pacific said it made a strategic equit...

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Kiwi Find $15M For Mobile Android Games

Palo Alto-based Kiwi, which develops mobile games on Android, has raised $15M in a Series B funding. According to the company, the funding was led by Northgate Capital, and Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) and Sequoia Capital also participated...

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Life360 Adds To $50M Round

San Francisco-based Life360, which develops mobile apps to help families keep connected, said yesterday that it has added Expansion VC and a number of AngelList investors to its previously announced $50M funding. Amount of the additional fu...

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Doctors On Demand Picks Up $21M

San Francisco-based Doctors On Demand, which operates an online service which gives patients access to doctors via their computer, smartphone, or tablet for $40 per visit, has raised $21M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Venrock...

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Druva Finds $25M

Sunnyvale-=baesd Druva, a developer of endpoint data protection and governance tools, said today that it has raised $25M in a Series D funding round. The funding came from Sequoia Capital, Nexus Venture Partners, and Tenaya Capital. The com...

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Splice Machine Snags $3M

San Francisco-based Splice Machine, which develops a Hadoop-based, real time database system (RDBMS), said it has added $3M as part of an extension to its Series B funding. THe funding came from Correlation Ventures, along with Roger J. Sip...

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Vectra Networks Finds $25M For Malware Detection Tools

San Jose-based Vectra Networks, a developer of malware and cyber attack detection tools, has raised $25M in a Series C funding. The funding came from Accel Partners as well as Khosla Ventures, IA Ventures and AME Cloud Ventures, plus Intel ...

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Smaato Snags $25M

San Francisco-based mobile advertising company Smaato announced today that it has raised $25M in a funding round. The Series E funding came from Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH), along with Aeris CAPITAL, EDBI and the company's other exis...

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

TesoRx Gets $10M

Menlo Park-based TesoRx, which is developing specialty pharmaceuticals currently focused on oral delivery of testosterone, has raised $10M in a Series B-1 funding. The company said the funding came from existing and new private investors. N...

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Monday, August 4, 2014

Mattermark Finds $2M

San Francisco-based Mattermark, the operator of a service which helps customers research privately held companies, has raised $2M in a funding round, the company said last week. The funding came from Version One Ventures, Felicis Ventures, ...

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Friday, August 1, 2014

PagerDuty Gets $27.2M

San Francisco-based PagerDuty, a developer of incident management products for managing software operations, has raised $27.2M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, and also included Andreessen Horowitz, B...

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Friday, August 1, 2014

Efficient Drivetrains Picks Up $3.5M

San Jose-based Efficient Drivetrains, which develops hybrid and electric drivetrains for use in a range of vehicles, has raised $3.5M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Jinyuan Development Company, and also included Silicon Valle...

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Friday, August 1, 2014

Kabam Lands $120M From Alibaba

San Francisco-based mobile game developer Kabam has raised $120M from Alibaba, in a deal that reportedly values the company at $1 billion. Kabam develops a wide range of mobile games. The company's backers include Warner Bros., MGM, Google...

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Thursday, July 31, 2014

ChargePoint Adds Energy Investor

Campbell-based electric vehicle charging network operator ChargePoint said this week that it has added Constellation Technology Ventures, the venture capital arm of Excelon Corporation, as an investor. According to ChargePoint, it has now r...

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

ZipZap Finds $1.1M

San Francisco-based Bitcoin and digital currency trading company ZipZap has raised $1.1M in a funding round, the company said Tuesday. The funding came from an AngelList Syndicate, 500 Startups, and Blumberg Capital. ZipZap lets consumers b...

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Green Charge Networks Finds $56M

Santa Clara-based Green Charge Networks, a provider of energy storage financing services, has raised $56M in a financing round. The funding came from K Road DG. Greeen Charge provides a energy storage product which is being used at retailer...

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Kurbo Finds $5.8M In Funding To Fight Childhood Obesity

San Francisco- and Palo Alto-based Kurbo Health, which develops a mobile app specifically aimed at reducing childhood obesity, has raised a $5.8M funding round. According to the startup, the funding came from Signia Venture Partners, as wel...

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Centric Software Gets $24M

Los Gatos-based Centric Software, a developer of product lifecycle management (PLM) software, said today that it has raised $24M in a Series D funding round. The funding came from Fung Capital and Silver Lake Waterman, and also included pri...

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

PaxVax Gets $62M For Vaccine Efforts

Redwood City-based PaxVax, a developer of vaccines for infectious disease, has raised $62M in funding, split between $50M in secured debt financing and $12M in an extension of its Series B funding round. The company said the debt financing ...

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Monday, July 28, 2014

Leanplum Finds $4.8M In Series A

San Francisco-based mobile analytics software developer Leanplum announced this morning that it has raised $4.8M in a funding round. The funding came from Shasta Ventures. Leanplum, which is led by Momchil Kyurkchiev, provides software to h...

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Fixed Finds $1.2M To Fight Parking Tickets

San Francisco-based Fixed, the developer of a mobile app to help people fight parking tickets, has raised $1.2M in a seed funding. The funding came from Y Combinator, Merus Capital, Scott Banister, John Cobbs, Mark Randolph, Matt Humphries,...

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Hortonworks Gets $50M From HP

Palo Alto-based Hortonworks, the developer of the open source, Hadoop data analysis software, has scored $50M in a strategic investment from HP, as part of the integration of Hadoop into HP's HAVEn big data platform. As part of the funding,...

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Friday, July 25, 2014

NextNav Finds $70M

Sunnyvale-based NextNav, a provider of location services aimed at the indoor and urban environment, has raised $70M in a Series D funding, the company said Thursday. The funding was led by New Enterprise Associates and Oak Investment Partne...

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Deem Snags $50M

San Francisco-based Deem, a provider of cloud services around the travel, mobile, business, and consumer business, has raised $50M in an expansion capital funding, the company said yesterday. The funding came from Hony Capital, a private eq...

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Peerlyst Gets $3M

San Francisco-based Peerlyst, which operates an online peer network aimed at information technology professionals, has raised $3M in a seed funding. The funding came from Hummer Winblad and Illuminate Ventures. Peerlyst is led by Limor Elba...

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Airware Takes Off With $25M Funding For Drone Software

San Francisco-based Airware, which is developing software for the commercial drone industry, has raised $25M in a funding round. The funding was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and also included First Round Capital and Andreessen H...

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Freshbook Finds $30M

Cloud-based accounting software developer Freshbooks announced this morning that it has raised $30M in a funding--the company's first ever venture round. The funding came from Oak Investment Partners, Atlas Venture, and Georgian Partners....

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Taulia Scoops Up $27M

San Francisco-based Taulia, which develops electronic invoicing software aimed around encouraging earlier payments, has raised $27M in a funding round, the company disclosed today. The Series D funding came from QuestMark partners, and also...

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

AppDynamics Raises $120M

San Francisco-based AppDynamics has raised $120M in a growth funding round, the company said Tuesday, for the company's application monitoring tools. The funding was led by Battery Ventures, ClearBridge Investments and Sands Capital. Prior ...

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

SmartZip Analytics Gets $12M

Pleasanton-based SmartZip Analytics, a developer of predictive marketing software-as-a-service, said today that it has raised $12M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Crest Capital Ventures, and also included Claremont Creek...

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

icix Snags $25M For Supply Chain Risk Management

San Francisco-based icix, developer of software applications used for supply chain risk management, has raised $26M in a Series C funding, the company said this morning. The funding comes from Wesfarmers Limited, Veritcal Venture Partners,...

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

VisiQuate Gets $6M In Series C

Santa Rosa-based VisiWate, a developer of software-as-a-service used for business performance analysis, has raised $6M in a Series C round. The funding came from First Analysis. The company will use the funding for R&D and business develomp...

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Dealflicks Finds $1.7M In Seed Funding

Dealflicks, the operator of an online service for finding discounted movie tickets, has raised $1.7M in a seed funding. The seed funding came from 500 Startups, Siemer Ventures, Archer Gray, Rubicon VC, Wefunder, Be Great Partners, Rosepaul...

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Yo Gets $1.5M

San Francisco-based Yo, the developer of the app which simply sends the message "yo" to a user's contact, has raised $1.5M, the company announced Friday. The funding came from Betaworks, Pete Cashmore of Mashable, and other angels. The fund...

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Threadflip Gains $13M More

San Francisco-based Threadflip, an online marketplace to help consumers resell their fashion clothing, hsa raised $13M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Norwest Venture patners, and also included Baseline Ventures, First Round C...

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Singular Finds $5M

San Francisco-based Singular, which develops mobile marketing software, said this week that it has raised $5M in a seed funding round. The funding came from General Catalyst Partners. As part of the funding, General Catalysts's Neil Sequier...

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Funding Circle Gets $65M For US Expansion

Funding Circle, a London-based operator of an online marketplace for business loans, said today that it has raised $65M in a funding for expansion in the United States and other international markets. The company--which has its US operation...

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

JFrog Hops Onto $7M Funding Round

Santa Clara-based software tools developer JFrog has raised $7M in a Series B funding, the company said this week. According to JFrog, the investment came from VMware and Gemini Ventures. JFrog is led by Shlomi Ben Haim. The company said th...

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Boomerang Commerce Scores $8.5M For Pricing Software

Santa Clara-based Boomerang Commerce, which develops pricing optimization software for online retailers, said today that it has raised $8.5M in a Series A financing round. The funding came from Trinity Ventures and Madrona Venture Group. Th...

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

OpenEd Finds $2M For K-12 Learning Catalog

Los Gatos-based OpenEd, which maintains an online catalog of educational videos, games, and other tools for K-12 teachers and parents, has raised $2M in a seed funding from PivotNorth Capital. The company said the funding valued the company...

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Virobay Gets $8M In Additional Series B

Menlo Park-based Virobay, which is developing pharmaceuticals to treat neuropathic pain, autoimmune disease and fibrosis, has raised $8M in an additional, Series B funding. The funding came from Perceptive Advisors, as well as existing inv...

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Bay Dynamics Secures $8M

San Francisco-based Bay Dynamics, a provider of risk intelligence information to enterprises for their cyber security efforts, has raised $8M in a Series A funding, the company announced today. The funding came from Comcast Ventures. Accord...

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

DocuSign Gets Strategic Investment From Visa

San Francisco-based digital signature technology provider DocuSign said Monday afternoon that it has received a strategic investment from Visa, as part of an effort to work together on digital transactions and payments. Financial details of...

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Captricity Captures $10M

Berkeley-based Captricity, which develops a software-as-a-service for document capture for enterprise customers, has raised $10M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Atlas Venture, and also included Social+Capital. Chris Lync...

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

BetterDoctor Gets $10M To Connect Doctors, Patients

San Francisco-based BetterDoctor, which operates an online search site for doctors, said today that it has raised $10M in a Series A funding. The funding came from New Enterprise Associates, as well as SoftTechVC and Lifeline Ventures. Bett...

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Reserve Gets Backing From Google Ventures

San Francisco-based Reserve, a restaurant dining reservation startup which is still in stealth, has raised funding from Google Ventures. Details on the funding have not been announced. Reserve was founded by Uber's Garrett Camp....

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Google Boots Up New, $100M European Venture Fund

Mountain View-based Google said Thursday that it has launched a new, $100 million venture capital fund, aimed at investing specifically in European entrepreneurs. Google said that the fund, which will be part of Google Ventures, will invest...

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Altierre Gets $21M For Wireless Technology

San Jose-based Altierre, which develops low power, long range wireless technology used by retailers, said today that it has raised $21M more in funding. The funding came from Stratim Capital and D.E. Shaw & Co., and also included ATA Ventur...

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Malwarebytes Finds $30M

San Jose-based Malwarebytes, which develops anti-malware software, said today that it has raised $30M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Highland Capital Partners. The funding is the first institutional round for Malwarebytes, whi...

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

MNectar Gets $7M

San Francisco-based MNectar, which develops mobile advertising technology which helps app developers provide a way for users to try out games before purchases, has raised $7M in a Series A funding, the company disclosed Tuesday. The funding...

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

RackWare Raises $2.3M

Santa Clara-based RackWare, which develops cloud management software which lets companies move and manage their resources between different cloud providers, has raised $2.3M in funding. The company said the funding as led by Kickstart See...

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Duetto Books $21M For Hotel Pricing Software

San Francisco-based Duetto, which develops software to help hotels optimize the pricing of their rooms, has raised $21M in a funding, the company said this morning. The funding came from Accel Partners, Battery Ventures, Altimeter Capital, ...

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Cloudian Finds $24M For Hybrid Cloud

Foster City-based Cloudian, a provider of hybrid cloud storage software, said this morning that it has raised $24M in an investment round. The investment came from INCJ and Fidelity Growth Partners along with Intel Capital. The company said...

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Box Raises $150M Ahead Of IPO

Los Altos-based online cloud storage service provider Box disclosed Monday that it had raised $150M in a funding round, even while the company is in IPO registration. The new funding came from private equity investors TPG and Coatue Managem...

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

RetailNext Gets $30M For Retail Analytics

San Jose-based RetailNext, a developer of Big Data analytics software aimed at the physical, retail market, has raised $30M in a funding round, the company said today. The funding came from Qualcomm Incorporate, Qualcomm Ventures, Tyco, Ame...

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Opendoor Takes $9.95M For Home Buying, Selling

San Francisco-based OpenDoor, a new startup focused on streamlining the selling of homes online, has raised $9.95M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Khosla Ventures, and also included a long list of angel investors. The co...

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Monday, July 7, 2014

Traity Gets $4.7 For Online Reputation Management

Mountain View-based Traity, a developer of an online reputation management service which lets users share their online reputation information between different online services, has raised $4.7M in a Series A funding. The funding came from A...

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Monday, July 7, 2014

Matterport Raises $16M More For 3D Room Scanning Tech

Mountain View-based Matterport, a developer of 3D scanning technology which helps people create 3D models of rooms and interiors, has raised $16M more in a Series B funding round. The funding came from DCM Ventures and AME Cloud Ventures al...

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Thursday, July 3, 2014

Keen IO Gets $11.3M

San Francisco-based Keen IO,/a>, a developer of mobile analytic software used for storing event data from apps to better debug and improve those apps, has raised $11.3M in a funding round. The Series A was led by Sequoia Capital, and also i...

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Emerald Therapeutics Raises $13.5M For Robotic Wet Labs

Menlo Park-bsaed Emerald Therapeutics said Tuesday that it has raised a new round of funding, bringing its total raised to a total of $13.5M. The funding was led by Founders Fund and Max Levchin, and also included Schooner Capital. Emerland...

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Simply Hired Gets $12M For Job Search Engine

Sunnyvale-based SimplyHired, the job search engine site led by James Beriker, said late Tuesday that it has raised $12M in an equity and debt funding. The funding came from Foundation Capital, IDG Ventures, and City National Bank. The compa...

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

tuul Finds $1.7M

Santa Cruz-based tuul, a company developing text messaging services to help companies manage customer support, said Tuesday that it has raised $1.7M in a seed funding round. The funding was led by Greycroft Partners, and also included Raine...

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Databricks Picks Up $33M For Big Data Cloud

Berkeley-based Databricks, which provides cloud-based, big data infrastructure, has raised $33M in a funding round. The funding was led by New Enterprise Associates, and also included Andreesen Horowitz. Databricks is led by Ion Stoica. The...

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Streetline Gets $10M More

Foster City-based Streetline, which provides technology to help cities and others manage parking--including offering up websites and apps to help consumers find parking spaces--has raised $10M in a funding round. The company said the fundin...

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Monday, June 30, 2014

MapR Finds $110M From Google Capital, Others

San Jose-based MapR, the developer of the open source Hadoop software--which is widely used in big data and data mining projects--has raised a huge, $110M funding round from Google Capital and others. MapR said the round was led by Google C...

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Monday, June 30, 2014

Wish Gets $50M

San Francisco-based Wish, which operates a social shopping service, has raised $50M in a funding round, the company disclosed last week. The funding came from Founders Fund, Formation 8, GGV Capital and Jerry Yang (Yahoo). According to the ...

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Consano Medical Scores $3.9M For Intensive Care Monitoring

San Francisco-based Consano Medical, a developer of medical devices focused on the intelligent monitoring of intensive care unit patients, has raised $3.9M in a Series A funding, according to deal funding site Deal Labs. Source of the fundi...

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Wickr Gets $30M More For Encrypted Messaging

San Francisco-based Wickr, a developer of encrypted messaging apps, said this week that it has raised $30M in a Series B funding. The company--led by Defcon founder Nico Sell--said the funding came from Jim Breyer (Breyer Capital), CME Grou...

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Friday, June 27, 2014

BlockScore Secures $2M

Menlo Park-based BlockScore, which develops identity verification and fraud prevention technology for online businesses, has raised $2M in a seed financing round. The funding came from Battery Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Lightspeed Venture P...

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

mCube Gets $37M For MEMS Motion Sensors

San Jose-based mCube, a developer of extremely small, MEMS-based motion sensors, said this week that it has raised $37M in a Series C funding. The funding came from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, MediaTek, iD Ventures America, and DAG Ve...

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

PLUMGrid Harvests $16.2M In Funding For OpenStack Networking

Sunnyvale-based PLUMgrid, a developer of OpenStack networking software, has raised $16.2M in a Series B funding round, the company said Wednesday. The funding was led by Longworth Venture Partners, and also included U.S. Venture Partners, H...

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Couchbase Raises $60M

Mountain View-based Couchbase, which develops open source, NoSQL database software, said today that it has raised $60M in a series E funding round. The round was led by WestSummit and Accel Growth Fund, and also included prior backers Adams...

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Aerospike Gets $20M for Speedy NoSQL Database

Santa Clara-based Aerospike, a develper of flash-optimized, in memory NoSQL database software, has raised $20M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by New Enterprise Associates, and also included Columbus Nova Technology Partners, Als...

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Patreon Gets $15M For Creative Crowdfunding

San Francisco-based Patreon, a crowdfunding site focused on helping creative people fund their projects, has raised $15M in a funding round. The funding was led by Index Ventures, and also included Atlas Venture, Charles River Ventures, SV ...

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Fingerprint Raises $10.85M

San Francisco-based Fingerprint announced today that it has raised $10.85M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Dreamworks SKG. Fingerprint operates a network of over 600 kids learning apps and games, and also provides ebooks...

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Vessel, Led By Ex-Hulu CEO, Gets Funding

Vessel--formerly known as Project Fremont--founded by former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar and former Hulu CTO Richard Tom--has raised a funding round Benchmark Capital, Greylock Partners, and Bezos Expeditions. The startup--which its investors say ...

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Grand Rounds Gets $40M To Connect Patients, Specialists

Palo Alto-based Grand Rounds, which operates an online site to help connect patients with medical specialists, said today that it has raised $40M in a funding round. The funding was led by Greylock Partners, and also included Venrock and Ha...

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

RelayRides Finds $25M For Car Sharing, Rentals

San Francisco-based RelayRides, the car sharing startup led by former eBay executive Andre Haddad, has raised $25M more in a Series B funding. The company said the round was led by Canaan Partners, and also included August Capital, Google ...

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

CloudPhysics Picks Up $15M

Mountain View-based Cloudphysics, a developer of predictive analytics and performance analysis tools for virtual data centers, said today that it has raised $15M in a funding round. The Series C funding came from Jafco Ventures, Kleiner Per...

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Monday, June 23, 2014

Skyhigh Networks Raises $40M

Cupertino-based Skyhigh Networks, which develops cloud visibility and monitoring tools, has raised $40M in a Series C financing round. The funding was led by Greylock Partners and Sequoia, and also included salesforce.com. The company is le...

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Monday, June 23, 2014

Tanium Finds $90M For Enterprise Security

San Francisco-based Tanium said last week that it has raised $90M in a first funding round, to go towards the company's architecture for enterprise security monitoring. The funding came from Andreessen Horowitz. Steven Sinofsky of Andreesse...

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Friday, June 20, 2014

Benvenue Medical Finds $64M

Santa Clara-based Benvenue Medical, a developer of minimally invasive spine repair products, said earlie this week that it has raised $64M in a funding. The funding was split between $40M in a Series E equity round, and $24M in debt. The eq...

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Siva Power Snags $15M For Thin Film Solar

San Jose-based Siva Power, a developer of thin film solar technology, said Wednesday that it has raised $15M in an investment round. The company said the funding came from Trident Capital, DBL Investors and Acero Capital, as well as the cit...

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

ClearCare Finds $11M For Home Care Agency Software

San Francisco-based ClearCare, which develops software to help home care agencies manage both their front and and back end operations, has raised $11M in a funding round. The funding was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, and also included C...

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

True North Therapeutics Gets $22M

South San Francisco-based biotechnology developer True North Therapeutics said yesterday that it has raised $22M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, MPM Capital, SR One, Biogen Idec New Ventu...

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

ThoughtSpot Raises $30M

Redwood City-based ThoughtSpot, a developer of enterprise search and big data driven business intelligence software, has raised $30M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Khosla Ventures, and also included Lightspeed Venture Par...

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

BitGo Gets $12M For Bitcoin Wallet

Palo Alto-based BitGo, a developer of secure, Bitcoin wallet software, has raised $12M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Redpoint Ventures, and also included Radar Partners, Founders Funds, Bitcoin Opportunity Corp., Liber...

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

VeloCloud Captures $21M For WAN Services

Los Altos-based VeloCloud Networks, a provider of virtual wide area network (WAN) services, said today that it has raised $21M in a funding round. The funding was led by New Enterprise Associates, Venrock, and incubator The Fabric. VeloClou...

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Clari Gets $20M For Mobile Sales CRM

Mountain View-based Clari, a developer of mobile sales and CRM software, said today that it has raised $20M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Bain Capital Ventures, and also included Northgate Capital and Sequoia Capital. Ba...

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Dolby Family Launches New Fund, Dolby Family Ventures

The Dolby Family, the family of Ray Dolby, founder of Dolby Laboratories, said today that it has launched a new investment fund, Dolby Family Ventures. According to the fund, it will focus on early stage venture capital, and will be managed...

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Instacart Finds $44M

San Francisco-based on-demand grocery delivery service Instacart, founded by Apoorva Mehta, said today that it has raised $44M in a Series B round. The funding was led by Andreesen Horowitz, and also included Sequoia Capital, Khosla Venture...

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Friday, June 13, 2014

Chrono Therapeutics Gets $32M For Smoking Cessation

Hayward-based Chrono Therapeutics, which is developing products to help patients with quitting smoking, said Thursday that it has raised $32M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Canaan Partners, 5AM Ventures, Fountain Healthc...

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Friday, June 13, 2014

Affirm Finds $45M For Online Lending

San Francisco-based Affirm, which is developing online lending and loan products and is headed by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, has now raised $45M in funding, the company disclosed this week. The funding came from Khosla Ventures, Lightsp...

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

Aduro BioTech Finds $55M

Berkeley-based Aduro Biotech has raised $55M in a Series C funding, the company said this week, for the company's immunotherapy efforts targeting cancer. The company said the funding came from Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation (JJDC...

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

MobileIron Up In IPO

Mountain View-based MobileIron, which develops software to manage mobile IT security for enterprises, was up about 18 percent in late afternoon trading after its IPO on Thursday. MobileIron had priced at $9.00 per share last night, and sold...

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

ScalingData Gets $4.4M For Data Center Management

San Francisco-based Scaling Data said today that it has raised $4.4M in a funding round, which was led by General Catalyst. Google Ventures and Brian Stevens (CTO of Red Hat) also participated in the funding. ScalingData is developing softw...

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

Freshdesk Gets $31M

San Francisco-based Freshdesk, which offers up a software-as-a-service, help desk product, said today that it has raised $31M in a Series D funding. The funding was led by Tiger Global Management, and also included Google Capital and Accel ...

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Light Captures $9.7M For Digital Photography

San Francisco-based Light, a stealthy photography related startup led by Dave Grannan (Nuance Communications, Vlingo, Nokia), revealed today that it has raised $9.7M in a Series A funding round. The round came from Bessemer Venture Partners...

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Declara Finds $9M

Palo Alto-based Declara, which develops personalized learning technology, said today that it has raised $9M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from EDBI (Singapore) and Linden Venture Fund. The company said the new funding brings...

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

About.me Pulls In $11M

San Francisco-based About.me, a developer of tools to help users create their own, well designed home pages, has raised $11M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by the Foundry Group, and also included True Ventures, SoftTech VC...

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Monday, June 9, 2014

Mesosphere Finds $10.5M

San Francisco-based Mesosphere, which is helping to develop the open source Apache Mesos software, used for scaling out cloud infrastructure, said today that it has raised $10M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Andreessen Horowit...

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Thursday, June 5, 2014

Cambrios Adds $10M From Samsung

Sunnvyale-based Cambrios, a developer of silver nanowire technology used in touch panel displays, OLED lighting tiles, and solar cells, has raised $10M more in a strategic funding, the company said this week. The funding came from Samsung ...

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Revolution Foods Harvests $30M For Fresh Meals

Oakland-based Revolution Foods, a provider of healthy meal kits and fresh food for schools, has raised $30M in a funding round from unrelated Revolution Growth, the two disclosed today. Revolution Foods was founded by two mothers--Kristin G...

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Gild Gains $13.5M

San Francisco-based Gild, which operates an online site which automatically scores and tests developers for companies looking to hire software developers, has raised $13.5M in a Series B funding, the company announced. The company said the ...

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Urban Remedy Gets $5M

San Rafael-based Urban Remedy, a maker of premium juice "cleanses" which is endorsed by Cindy Crawford, said today that it has raised $5M in a Series A funding. The company said the funding came from Venture51, and will go towards scaling i...

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Proteus Digital Health Gets $120M

Redwood City-based Proteus Digital Health, a developer of software which connects patients, families, and caregivers, has raised $120M in a new funding, the company said Monday. The company said the funding came from major, new institutiona...

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Grabit Picks Up New Funding

Santa Clara-based Grabit, a developer of materials handling technology, said this week that it has raised a new round of funding. The funding came from Flextronics Lab IX and Draper Nexus Ventures. The company's technology is used for handl...

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Zenefits Finds $66.5M More

San Francisco-based Zenefits, a developer of software-as-a-service used for handling human relations at small and medium sized companies, has raised $66.5M in a funding round. The funding came from Andreessen Horowitz, Institutional Ventur...

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Monday, June 2, 2014

Pathbrite Picks Up $3.7M

San Francisco-based Pathbrite, a developer of career development tools for students and employers, said today that it has raised $3.7M in a new round of funding. The funding came from Cengage Learning, as well as ACT and Serious Change. Pat...

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Monday, June 2, 2014

Concurrent Gets $10M For Enterprise Application Management

San Francisco-based Concurrent said today that it has raised $10M in Series B funding round. The funding was led by Bain Capital Ventures, and also included Rembrandt Ventures and True Ventures. According to Concurrent, the funding will go ...

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Friday, May 30, 2014

RiskIQ Rounds Up $25M

San Francisco-based RiskIQ, a developer of tools to help companies detect malware, malicious apps, and brand infringement using their brands, said this week that it has raised $25M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Battery...

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Friday, May 30, 2014

Qeexo Picks Up $2.3M

San Jose-based Qeexo, a developer of touch sensing technology, said this week that it has raised $2.3M in a funding round. The round was led by Sierra Ventures. Qeexo develops touch technology which can differentiate between the touch of a ...

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Friday, May 30, 2014

Hipmunk Raises $20M

San Francisco-based Hipmunk, an online travel booking site focused on flights and last minute hotels, said this morning that it has raised $20M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from Oak Investment Partners, and also included In...

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

MobileIron Sets IPO Range

Mountain View-based MobileIron, which develops mobile management software aimed specifically at enterprises, has set its IPO range, saying last night that it is looking to offer up 11.11 million shares of its stock between $8.00 and $10.00 ...

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

HackerOne Finds $9M For Vulnerability Disclosure

HackerOne, a company which helps companies manage security vulnerability disclosure and awards programs, said yesterday that it has raised $9M in a funding round. The funding came from Benchmark Capital. Bill Gurley of Benchmark joins the c...

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Trifacta Gets $25M

San Francisco-based Trifacta, which develops software to make big data insights more accessible to users, has raised $25M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by Ignition Partners, and also included Greylock Partners and Accel P...

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

MATRIXX Software Finds Funding From Telstra

Mountain View-based telecom billing software developer MATRIXX Software said today that it has received a new round of funding, led by Telstra Ventures. Financial details of the investment were not disclosed. Telstra is the venture capital ...

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Canvas Venture Fund Steals Away VC From NEA

Menlo Park-based early stage venture capial investor Canvas Venture Fund has stolen away a venture capitalist from New Enterprise Associates, saying today that it has named Paul Hsiao as a General Partner and Founding Managing Member. Canva...

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Fyusion Finds $3.35M For 3D Photo Sharing

San Francisco-based Fyusion, a developer of 3D technology aimed at processing and sharing 3D photos, has raised $3.35M in a Series A funding. The company said the funding came from New Enterprise Associates, the University of Tokyo Edge Cap...

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Twist Bioscience Gets $26M

San Francisco-based Twist Bioscience has raised $26M in a Series B financing, the company announced today, to go towards its semiconductor-based, synthetic DNA manufacturing technology. The funding was led by Nick and Joby Pritzker, through...

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Friday, May 23, 2014

Golgi Finds $5M

Mountain View-based Golgi, a developer of technology to help apps load faster on connected devices, has raised $5M in a funding round. The funding came from Openmind Networks. Golgi develops software which helps pre-load apps on mobihle dev...

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Thursday, May 22, 2014

Thumbtack Pulls Up $30M More

San Francisco-based online service provider marketplace Thumbtack has raised $30M more in funding, the company announced today, to help expand its market for finding local help form such people as plumbers, painters, tutors, DJs, and many o...

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Mango Health Harvests $5.25M

San Francisco-based Mango Health, a developer of software that uses gamification and social gaming to encourage health in patients, announced this morning that it has raised $5.25M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Kleiner Perki...

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

FutureAdvisor Snags $15.5M For Personalized Investment Apps

San Francisco-based FutureAdvisor disclosed today that it has raised $15.5M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Canvas Venture Fund, and also included Sequoia Capital. FutureAdvisor was founded by Bo Lu and Jon Xu. The compa...

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Clarizen Gets $35M

San Mateo-based Clarizen, which develops project management and social collaboration software, said it has raised $35M in a Series F funding round. The funding was led by Goldman Sachs. Other investors in the round included Benchmark, Carme...

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Google Backs Tamr

Google's venture capital arm, Google Ventures, the the co-lead on an investment in enterprise data software developer Tamr, Tamr said Tuesday. Tamr said the new round brings in $16M for the company. The funding was co-led by New Enterprise ...

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Autopilot Lands $10M For Marketing Automation

San Francisco-based marketing automation software developer Autopilot has raised $10M more in a Series B funding round, the company said Tuesday. The round was led by Rembrand Venture Partners, and also included Southern Cross Venture Partn...

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Indiegogo Gets New Funding

San Francisco-based crowdfunding site Indiegogo said today that it has scored a new round of funding, which came from four, prominent angel investors. Size of the investment was not disclosed. Indiegogo said the new investment came from Sir...

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Earnest Lands $15M

San Francisco-based Earnest, a provider of loans to students and other young professionals, has raised $15M in a funding round, the company said today. The funding came from Andreessen Horowitz, Atlas Venture, Collaborative Fund, First Roun...

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Monday, May 19, 2014

6Sense Gets $12M For Magic Sales Funnel

San Francisco-based 6Sense, a developer of predictive analytics software used to help companies improve conversion of their sales pipeline, has raised $12M in a combination of equity and debt. The funding came from Battery Ventures, Venrock...

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Monday, May 19, 2014

Olset Books $1.1M For Travel Personalization

San Francisco-based Olset, a developer of travel search and personalization tools, has raised $1.1M in a seed funding round. The funding came from Montage Ventures, and also included 500 Startups, Digital Garge, Plug & Play, XG Ventures, an...

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Friday, May 16, 2014

Soldsie Snags $4M For Social Selling

San Francisco-based Soldsie, which develops software and service to let companies buy and sell products via their fan pages, said this week that it has raised $4M for its products. The funding was led by First Round CApital, and also includ...

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Friday, May 16, 2014

Niche Nets $2.5M To Network Media Creators

San Francisco- and New York-based Niche, which operates an online network for media creators, said this week that it has raised $2.5M in a seed funding round. According to the company, the funding came from SoftTech VC, Box Group, Lerer Ven...

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Friday, May 16, 2014

Sunrun Raises $150M More In Equity

San Francisco-based solar lease provider Sunrun said Thursday that it has raised $150M more in an equity financing round. The company said an un-named, public institutional investor led the round with $100M, with its existing and new invest...

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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Posiq Gets $3.2M For Restaurant CRM

San Jose-based Posiq, a developer of customer relationship management (CRM) software for the restaurant industry, has raised $3.2M in a Series A funding round, the company said today. The company said the funding came from Thayer Ventures, ...

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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Netskope Captures $35M For Cloud Analytics

Los Altos-based Netskope, which develops cloud application analytics software, said this morning that it has raised $35M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by Accel Partners, and also included Lightspeed Venture Partners and T...

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Attensity Finds $90M

Palo Alto-based Attensity, a developer of software used for natural language processing and sentiment analysis for enterprise companies, said today that it has raised $90M in an equity funding round. The funding came from an un-named, inter...

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

DarbySmart Gets $6.3M

San Francisco-based Darby Smart, which developers do-it-yourself projects for girls to consumers, said today that it has raised $6.3M in a Series A financing round. The funding was led by Maveron, and also included Forerunner Ventures and C...

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Instart Logic Loads Up With $26M

Mountain View-based Instart Logic, a developer of web application optimization and streaming software and technology, has raised $26M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and also included An...

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Anaplan Finds $100M For Finance Planning, Modeling

San Francisco-based Anaplan said today that it has raised $100M in a Series D funding round, for the company's finance planning and modeling software. The funding was led by DFJ Growth, and also included Brookside Capital, Coatue Management...

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

SalesPredict Snags $4.1M

San Francisco-based SalesPredict, which develops predictive analytics software to help companies identify B2B sales prospects, said Monday afternoon that it has raised $4.1M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Yandex, KGC Cap...

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Monday, May 12, 2014

ChargePoint Plugs Into $22.6M

Campbell-based electric vehicle charging network operator ChargePoint has raised $22.6M in a new funding round, the company said this morning, bringing its total raised to over $110M. ChargePoint said the new funding came from Rho Ventures,...

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Friday, May 9, 2014

EndoGastric Solutions Lands $30M

San Mateo-based EndoGastric Solutions, a developer of reconstructive treatments for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), has raised $30M in a new funding round, the company said this week. The funding came from existing investors, includ...

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Friday, May 9, 2014

Arcadia Biosciences Harvests $33M

Davis-based Arcadio Biosciences, a developer of agricultural biotechnology aimed at improving the productivity of soybean and other crops, has raised $33M in a Series D funding, the company said Thursday. The funding was led by Mandala Capi...

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Friday, May 9, 2014

Pinnacle Engines Revs Up with Series C Funding

San Carlos-based Pinnacle Engines, a developer of technology aimed at improving the internal combustion engine, said this week that it has closed on a Series C venture financing, which brings the company's total raised to $30M. The new fund...

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Friday, May 9, 2014

Counsyl Gets $28M For Genetic Testing Service

South San Francisco-based Counsyl, a provider of inherited, cancer screening testing services, said this week that it has raised $28M in a Series D financing round. The company said the new funding was co-led by Rosemont Seneca Technology P...

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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Vaurum Gets $4M For Bitcoin Exchange Software

Palo Alto-based Vaurum, a developer of Bitcoin software for financial institutions, has raised $4M in a seed funding round. The startup, led by Avish Bhama, said the funding came from Battery Ventures, Tim Draper, and Steve Case (founder of...

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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Udemy Picks Up $32M

San Francisco-based Udemy has raised $32M in a Series C funding round led by Norwest Venture Partners, the company said Thursday. The new funding also included Insight Venture Partners and MHS Capital. Udemy operates an online education ser...

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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Delectable Takes A Sip Of $3M

San Francisco-based Delectable, a developer of mobile apps focused on the discovery and purchase of wine, has raised $3M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Deep Fork Capital, and also included David Sacks, Max Levchin, Joe Lonsda...

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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Motif Investing Finds $35M

San Mateo-based Motif Investing, a startup which adds a social angle to investing, allowing investors to invest around "themed" portfolios, has raised $35M in a funding round. The funding came from JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wicklow Capital, and...

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Google Ventures Backs Flatiron Health

Mountain View-based Flatiron Health has raised $130M in a Series B funding round from Google Ventures, along with First Round Capital, Laboratory Corporation of America, and angels. Flatiron said it will use the new funding to acquire Altos...

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Workshare Gets $8.4M In Credit Facility

San Francisco-based Workshare, which develops secure, enterprise file sharing applications, said Wednesday that it has received an $8.4M, revolving credit facility. The facility comes from Wells Fargo Capital Finance. Terms of the credit fa...

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Beauty Noted Finds $2.2M For Cosmetics Discovery

San Francisco-based Beauty Noted, an online site focused on cosmetics and beauty products discovery, said Tuesday that it has raised $2.2M in a funding round. The funding was led by Kortschak Investments, and also included IDG Ventures and ...

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Maxta Finds $25M For Storage Platform

Sunnyvale-based Maxta, a developer of storage software that turns standard servers into combined compute- and storage- for virtual environments, said this morning that it has raised $25M in a Series B funding round. The funding round was le...

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Flux Finds $8M For Sustainable Building Software

San Francisco-based Flux.io announced today that it has raised $8M in a Series A funding roudn, to go towards its collaborative design software for the buildling construction industry. The funding was led by DFJ, and also included BOrealis ...

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

VSCO Sees $40M For Photo Editing Tools

Emeryville-based VSCO, a developer of photo editing tools, said today that it has raised $40M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Accel Partners, and also included Goldcrest Investments. VSCO develops a range of photo editing...

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Table8 Gets $4.6M

San Francisco-based Table8, a startup which offers up last minute, high end dinner reservations at San Francisco eateries, has raised $4.6M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Concur, as well as un-named angel investors. Tabl...

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Monday, May 5, 2014

Area 1 Security Taps Into $2.5M

Menlo Park-based Area 1 Security, a cyber security startup founded by former National Security Agency officials, has raised $2.5M in a funding round. The funding came from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Cowboy Ventures; Data Collective, ...

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Monday, May 5, 2014

Automattic Raises $160M

San Francisco-based Automattic, the company behind the popular Wordpress blog software and Wordpress.com blog hosting service, has raised $160M in a funding round. The funding was led by Insight Partners. According to Matt Mullenweg, the fu...

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Monday, May 5, 2014

Prosper Gets $70M For Expanding Peer Lending Marketplace

San Francisco-based peer-to-peer lending site Prosper Marketplace announced Sunday that it has raised $70M more in a funding round. The funding was led by Francisco Partners, and also include Institutional Venture Partners and Phenom Ventur...

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Monday, May 5, 2014

Optimizely Raises $57M

San Francisco-based Optimizely, which develops web A/B testing and optimization software, said today that it has raised $57M in a Series B funding round. The company said the funding was led by Andreessen Horowitz, and also included Benchma...

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Friday, May 2, 2014

Lecorpio Lands $10M

Fremont-based Lecorpio, a developer of cloud-based software for intellectual property (IP) management, said this week that it has raised $10M in a Series B funding. The funding came from M2O. The company said the funding will go towards hir...

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Friday, May 2, 2014

URX Links Into $12M

San Francisco-based URX, which is developing technology to create "smart links" on mobile devices which link users to apps in a mobile environment, has raised $12M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Accel Partners, and also inclu...

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Friday, May 2, 2014

Kamcord Collects $7.1M

San Francisco-based Kamcord, a developer of mobile gaming apps, has raised $7.1M in a funding round. The company said its Series A funding was led by TransLink Capital, and also included DeNA, SV Angel, Innovation Works, KLab, M&Y Growth Pa...

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Aviso Gets $8M

Mountain View-based Aviso, a developer of software used for corporate revenue and risk management, has raised $8M in funding. The funding was led by Shasta Ventures, First Round Capital, Cowboy Ventures, and Bloomberg Beta, and also include...

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Ayla Networks Connects With $14.5M

Sunnyvale-based Ayla Networks, a developer of software aimed at the "Internet of Things" market, has raised $14.5M in a Series B funding. The funding came from Cisco, the International Finance Corpoation, Linear Venture, SAIF Partners, SJF ...

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

PunchTab Snags $6.25M For Social Marketing

Palo Alto-based PunchTab, which develops social marketing software, reported this mornign that it has raised $6.25M in a funding round. The round was led by current investor Mohr Davidow Ventures. The company said the funding brings its tot...

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Cisco Puts $150M More Into Investments

Cisco Systems said Wednesday that it is allocating an additional, $150M in funding for Cisco Investments, the company's corporate venture capital arm, for Internet-of-Things investments. The new funding comes on top of an existing, $2 billi...

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Tidemark Takes $32M

Redwood City-based cloud-based business planning software developer Tidemark has raised $32M more in funding, and now has raised $80M in total, according to the company. The company said the funding came from Silicon Valley Bank, Greylock P...

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Brightpearl Snags $10M

San Francisco-and UK-based Brightpearl, which develops cloud-based software for managing orders, inventory, accounting, reporting and customer data, said yesterday that it has raised $10M in a funding round. The round was led by MMC Venture...

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

MovieLaLa Gets Funding From Marc Benioff

San Francisco-based movie-focused social network MovieLaLa said Tuesday that it has raised an additional, angel investment from Salesforce.com founder Marc Benioff. Financial details of the investment were not announced, however, the compan...

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Apigee Connects With $60M

San Jose-based Apigee, which provides web API software, said Tuesday that it has raised $60M in a funding round. The funding was led by Pine River Capital Management and Wellington Management Company, and also included Norwest Venture Partn...

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Doximity Gets $54M For Social Network For Doctors

San Francisco-based Doximity, which operates an online, private social network specifically for doctors, has raised $54M in a funding round, the company said Tuesday. The Series C funding round was co-led by Draper Fisher Jurvetson and T. R...

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

New Relic Scores $100M More

San Francisco-based application management software developer New Relic said Monday that it has raised $100M in a new funding round, which it will use for product development and international expansion. The funding was led by BlackRock, In...

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Monday, April 28, 2014

Slack Raises $42.75M

San Francisco-based enterprise communications software developer Slack has raised $42.75M in a Series C funding. The funding came from Social+Capital Partnership, Accel Partners, and Andreessen Horowitz. The funding reportedly valued the co...

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Monday, April 28, 2014

SI-BONE Connects With $33M

San Jose-based SI-BONE, a developer of medical devices used for back surgery, has raised $33M more in funding, the company said today. SI-BONE said the funding came from Orbimed and Novo A/S, and also included prior investors Skyline Ventur...

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Friday, April 25, 2014

Wish Picks Up $19M For Social Shopping

San Francisco-based Wish, a developer of an online, social shopping marketplace, has raised $19M in a funding round, the company disclosed Thursday. The shopping came from GGV Capital, Formation8, as well as Jerry Yang (Yahoo) and other ang...

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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Synack Snacks On $7.5M

Menlo Park-based Synack, a developer of vulnerability and security testing technology, said today that it has raised $7.5M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and also included Google Ventures, Gre...

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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Sentinel Labs Finds $12M For Security Software

Palo Alto-based Sentinel Labs, a developer of endpoint security tools aimed at threat protection, has raised $12M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Tiger Global, and also included Accel Partners, Data Collective, and Granite Hill...

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Declara Finds $16M For Lifelong Learning, Education

Palo Alto-based online, personalized learning startup Declara has raised $16M for its online technology, aimed at helping people learn new skills. The funding was led by GSV Capital, and also included Data Collective, Founders Fund, and Cat...

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Guardant Health Snags $30M For Tumor Sequencing

Redwood City-based Guardant Health has raised $30M in a Series B funding, to go towards development of a no-invasive, tumor sequencing test. The funding was led by Khosla Ventures, and also included Sequoia Capital and Perjman Mar Ventures....

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Principia Biopharma Raises $50M

South San Francisco-based Principia Biopharma said yesterday that it has raised $50M in a Series B funding round. The company, which is developing small molecule biopharmaceuticals aimed at treating autoimmune diseases, said the funding was...

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Yerdle Finds $5M To Get Americans To Share

San Francisco-based Yerdle, which develops a mobile app which helps users give away and get things for free--in a quest to reduce the amount of "stuff" Americans buy--has raised $5M in a Series A funding. According to the company, the fundi...

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Pure Storage Gets $225M

Mountain View-based data storage developer Pure Storage announced this morning that it has raised $225M in a Series F funding round. The funding came from Tiger Global, Wellington Capital Management, Greylock Partners, Index Ventures, Redpo...

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Weebly Gets $35M For Website Builder

San Francisco-based Weebly, a developer of tools used to help people easily create their own websites, as raised $35M more in a Series C funding, the company disclosed Tuesday. The funding came from Sequoia Capital and Tencent. Weebly's sit...

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

InVisage Sees $18M For Camera Sensors

Menlo Park-based InVisage, a developer of ultra-small, CMOS-based camera sensors, said today that it has raised $18M in a new round of funding, bringing its total raised to more than $100M. The semiconductor developer said the funding came ...

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Electric Cloud Gathers Up $4M More In Funding

San Francisco-based Electric Cloud, a developer of software tools used for Agile and continuous software delivery, said today that it has raised another $4M in funding. The company said the funding came from Siemens' Venture Capital, US Ven...

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Tubular Labs Gets $11M For Online Video Marketing

Mountain View-based Tubular Labs, a developer of online video marketing tools, said today that it has raised $11M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Canaan Partners, and also included FirstMark Capital and Lerer Ventures. Can...

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Monday, April 21, 2014

Airbnb Closes $475M Funding Deal

San Francisco-based Airbnb, the operator of the peer-to-peer, room rental marketplace, has closed on a $475M funding round led by TPG Capital, according to the WSJ. The investment values Airbnb at around $10 billion. The round also included...

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Monday, April 21, 2014

Preact Scoops Up $4.6M

San Francisco-based Preact which develops software to help software companies reduce churn in their subscription customers, has raised $4.6M. The funding came from Trinity Ventures. Preact was founded by Christopher Gooley and Cory Watilo. ...

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Monday, April 21, 2014

AdRoll Gets $70M For Ad Retargeting

San Francisco-based AdRoll said today that it has raised $70M in a new, funding round for the company's advertising retargeting technology. The funding was led by Foundation Capital, and also included Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), N...

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Friday, April 18, 2014

AgilOne Finds $25M

Mountain View-based AgilOne, which develops predictive marketing software, said Thursday that it has raised $25M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from Tenaya Capital, Next World Capital, Four Rivers Group, Sequoia Capital and M...

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

One Medical Group Books $40M In Funding

San Francisco-based One Medical Group, which operates a network of doctor's offices aimed at primary care, has raised $40M in a funding round. The new funding came from Redmile Group, and also included Google Ventures, Benchmark, DAG Ventur...

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

ForSight VISION5 Finds $15M

Menlo Park-based Forsight VISION5, a developer of ocular inserts for treating glaucoma, dry eye, and allergy, said yesterday that it has raised $15M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from H.I.G. BioVentures, as well as Morgentha...

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Aplos Software Gets $2M

Fresno-based Aplos Software, a developer of software-as-a-service for nonprofit management, said Wednesday that it has raised $2M in a new financing round. Source of the funding was not announced. The company said the new funding brings its...

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

ReadyPulse Finds $2M For Social Marketing

San Carlos-based ReadyPulse said Tuesday that it has raised $2M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Divergent Ventures, Harmony Capital, Moxie Software, along with angel investors. As part of the funding, Todd Warren of Diver...

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Iconic Therapeutics Finds $20M

South San Francisco-based Iconic Therapeutics announced this morning that it has raised $20M in a Series B-1 funding round. The funds came from MPM Capital, Lundbeckfond Ventures, and H.I.G. BioVentures. Iconic Therapeutics is developing tr...

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

GageIn Gets $6.4M For Sales Alerts

Alviso-based GageIn, which develops news alerting systems aimed at sales professionals, said Tuesday that it has raised $6.4M in a Series A funding. Name of those investors were not announced by the company. GageIn's system searches for rea...

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

ItsOn Gets $12.5M

Redwood City-based ItsOn said Tuesday that it has raised $12.5M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by Tenaya Capital, and also included Andreessen Horowitz. ItsOn develops a software-as-a-service platform aimed at mobile opera...

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Storefront Finds $7.3M For Retail Popup Marketplace

San Francisco-based Storefront said this morning that it has raised $7.3M in a funding roudn, for its online marketplace for online storefronts. The new funding came from Spark Capital, as well as SV Angel, Gary Vaynerchuk, Nas, Troy Carter...

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Monday, April 14, 2014

NatureBox Lands $18M

Palo Alto-based subscription products firm NatureBox said today that it has raised $18M in a Series B funding round. The funding round was led by Canaan Partners, and also included General Catalyst Partners and Softbank Capital. The company...

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Friday, April 11, 2014

AppDirect Finds $35M For Cloud Marketplace

San Francisco-bsaed AppDirect, which operates an online marketplace for businesses looking for cloud services, said Thursday that it has raised $35M in a Series C funding round. The funding round as led by Mithril Capital Management, a new ...

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Munchery Takes Bite Of $28M To Expand Food Delivery Service

San Francisco-based Munchery has raised $28M in a new funding, which was led by Sherpa Ventures, the company said today. Munchery operates a service which delivers fresh, locally sourced meals from local chefs to users. The company is using...

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Fundbox Finds $17.5M

San Francisco-based Fundbox, which develops software to help businesses manage their B2B invoices, has raised $17.5M in a funding round. The funding came from Khosla Ventures, along with SV Angel, Vikram Pandit (Citigroup), Tom Glocer (Thom...

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Quora Raises $80M

Mountain View-based online question and answer site Quora has raised $80M in a Series C funding. The funding apparently values the company at around $900M, according to multiple sources. The funding was led by Tiger Global, and also include...

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Alios BioPharma Lands $41M In Series B

South San Francisco-based Alios BioPharma said Monday that it has raised $41M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from Novo Ventures, SR One, Roche Venture Fund, and Novartis Ventures. A new, undisclosed investor led the round. Al...

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Neura Finds $2.0M For Adaptive AI SDK

San Francisco-based Neura, a developer of artificial inteligence software that is being applied to predicting a user's location, devices, actions, events, and more for third party developers, has raised $2.0M in a funding round. The funding...

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Elementum Gets New Funding

Mountain View-based Elementum, which develops supply chain management tools, said this morning that it has added five new, high profile angel investors to the company, on top of a total of over $60M in funding from Lightspeed Venture Partne...

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Black Lotus Scores $6M In Debt

San Francisco-based Internet security provider Black Lotus said Monday that it has raised $6M in a debt financing round, for the company's security services, which are aimed at shutting down distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Bla...

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Monday, April 7, 2014

BioConsortia Harvests $15M For Crop Improvement

Davis, California-based BioConsortia, which develops agricultural biotechnology to help select microbes to help improve crop yields, has raised $15M in a funding round. The Series B funding came from Khosla Ventures and Otter Capital. BioCo...

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Reflexion Medical Sees $11.6M For Medical Devices

Burlingame-based Reflexion Medical has snagged $11.6M in a Series A funding, for the company's medical devices for radiation therapy for treating cancer. The funding came from Sofinnova Partners, and also included Pfizer Venture Investments...

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Fonemine Digs Up $4.5M For The Mobile Enterprise

Sunnyvale-based Fonemine, which develops enterprise--focused, cloud-based software for connecting mobile employees with company systems--has raised $4.5M more in a Series B funding. The company said this week that the funding was led by Mic...

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Sungevity Gets $70M In Equity Funding

Oakland-based solar energy installer Sungevity said Friday that it has raised $70M in a new funding round. The equity financing was led by Jetstream Ventures, and also included E.ON, GE Ventures, and others. Sungevity said the funding will ...

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Jaunt Finds $6.8M For Virtual Reality Technology

Palo Alto-based Jaunt said Thursday that it has raised $6.8M for its virtual reality technology, which it says provides an immersive, 360-degree video and audio experience. The company said the funding came from Redpoint Ventures, Peter Got...

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

GemShare Gets $1.2M, Launches Service Recommendations App

San Francisco-based GemShare, a new startup developing iOS apps to help people find recommendations from friends and their network for local service providers, has raised $1.2M in a seed funding, and launched its product. The company said i...

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Social Finance Digs Up $80M More For Student Loans

San Francisco-based Social Finance, which offers up peer-to-peer, student loans and related products, has raised $80M in a Series C funding, the company disclosed this morning. The funding was led by Discover Capital Management, and also in...

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

ElasticBox Picks Up $9M For Cloud App Development

Mountain View-based ElasticBox, which develops an online service to help cloud application developers pick and use pre-configured, cloud application modules, has raised $9M in a Series A funding. The company said the funding came from Nexus...

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Imgur Raises $40M For Photo Sharing

San Francisco-based Imgur, which operates an online, photo and image sharing site and service, has raised $40M in a funding round, the company said today. The funding was led by Andreessen Horowitz, and also included Reddit. Imgur is led by...

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Wealthfront Gets $35M More For Automated Investment Management

Palo Alto-based Wealthfront, which provides an automated, investing service aimed at rebalancing index funds for investors at a very low cost, has raised $35M more in a funding round. The funding came from Index Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Th...

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Lyft Raises $250M For Ridesharing

San Francisco-based ridesharing service Lyft said this morning that it has raised $250M, in a round of funding to help expand the service both in the United States and internationally. The funding came from Andreessen Horowitz, Founders Fu...

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Transcend Medical Gets $22M

Menlo Park-based Transcend Medical, a developer of micro-stents used to treat glaucoma, has raised $22M in a Series C funding. The company said the funding came from existing investors, as well as an un-named, global pharmaceutical and medi...

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Providence Medical Technology Finds $6.8M

Lafayette, California-based Providence Medical Technology, a developer of medical devices for the cervical fusion and back surgery market, has raised $6.8M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from Stanmore Medical Investments via ...

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

BandPage Finds $9.25M For Music Marketing

San Francisco-based BandPage announced Monday that it has raised $9.25M for its music marketing service. The Series C funding round was led by GGV Capital and Mohr Davidow Ventures. According to BandPage, the new funding will go towards its...

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Monday, March 31, 2014

Cloudera Raises $900M In Mega Financing Round

Palo Alto-based Cloudera, which develops data analytics software based on Apache Hadoop, said Monday that it has closed on $900M in a round of financing, which includes the $160M announced by the company earlier in March. CLoudera said the ...

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Monday, March 31, 2014

Sprig Finds $10M For Artisanal Dinner Delivery

San Francisco-based Sprig, which delivers locally sourced meals from former Google executive chief Nate Keller, has raised $10M in a funding round, the company disclosed last week. The Series A funding came from Greylock Partners, and also ...

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Monday, March 31, 2014

ClearStory Finds $21M More for Big Data Software

Palo Alto-based ClearStory Data said this morning that it has raised $21.0M more, in a Series B funding round for the company's big data tools. The funding was led by DAG Ventures, and also included Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, Kho...

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Monday, March 31, 2014

Crossbar Nabs $25M For 3D RAM Chip Technology

Santa Clara-based Crossbar, which is developing 3D RAM technology, has raised $25M in a Series C funding round, the company said this morning. The funding came from Artiman Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Northern Light Venture ...

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Monday, March 31, 2014

Vend Gets $20M For iPad POS Software

San Francisco-based Vend, a developer of cloud-based, point-of-sale (POS) software which runs on the iPad, said last week that it has raised $20M more in capital. The funding came from PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, via Valar Ventures, as w...

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Friday, March 28, 2014

Cloudera Gets Investment From Intel

Palo Alto-based Cloudera, which develops a Hadoop-based, big data software product, has scored an investment from Intel, the two said Thursday. According to the two, Intel made a "significant investment" in the firm, making Intel the larges...

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

EnVerv Finds $15.4M For Smart Meter Chips

San Jose-based EnVerv, a develop of systems-on-a-chip for the smart meter market, has raised $15.4M in a Series C funding, the company said earlier this week. The company said the funding came from Cassiopeia Capital Partners, Cisco, and ...

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

ThreatMetrix Pulls In $20M More

San Jose-based ThreatMetrix said this morning that it has raised another, $20M in funding, as part of a Series E funding. The developer of security and fraud prevention software said the funding was led by Adams Street Partners, and also i...

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Embrane Adds $14M For Software Defined Networking

Santa Clara-based Embrane, a developer of software defined networking (SDN) products, said Tuesday that it has raised $14M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by Cisco, and also included Presidio Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Pa...

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Kraken Gets $5M For Digital Currency Exchange

San Francisco-based Payward said today that it has raised $5M in a Series A funding, for the company's Kraken digital currency exchange. Kraken allows users to exchange Bitcoin, Ripple, Litecoin, Namecoin, Dogecoin, Ven and other digital cu...

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Tactile Connects With $11.2M

Redwood City-based Tactile, a developer of mobile apps which unify a user's email, calendar, Salesforce, and other customer information in a single place, said Tuesday that it has raised $11.2M in a Series A funding round. The investment ca...

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Clever Gets $10.3M

San Francisco-based Clever, a developer of software used to help organize data between different educational platforms, said today that it has raised $10.3M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Sequoia Capital, and also inclu...

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Monday, March 24, 2014

Demandbase Gets $15M For B2B Targeting

San Francisco-based Demandbase, a developer of marketing targeting software for the B2B market, said it has raised $15M in a new funding round. The funding was led by Greenspring Associates, and also included Scale Venture Partners, SigmaWe...

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Monday, March 24, 2014

Amplidata Retrieves $11M

Milpitas-based Amplidata, a developer of object-based storage software, announced today that it has raised $11M in a venture funding round. The funding was led by Intel Capital, and also included Endeavor Vision, Hummingbird Ventures, Quant...

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Monday, March 24, 2014

Hired Finds $15M For Job Marketplace

Hired.com, which operates an online marketplace to find technology jobs in San Francisco and New York, said today that it has raised $15M in a Series A round. The round was led by Crosslink Capital and Sierra Ventures, and also included Sof...

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Friday, March 21, 2014

Gigwalk Snags $10M More For Crowdsourcing Retail Intelligence

San Francisco-based Gigwalk, which is using mobile apps and an army of mobile users looking for an extra buck to help retailers monitor their stores--or the stores of their competitors--said this week that it has raised $10M in a funding ro...

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Friday, March 21, 2014

LeanData Lands $5.1M

Sunnyvale-based LeanData, which develops software to manage sales pipelines and leads, said this week that it has raised $5.1M in a funding round. The round was led by Shasta Ventures, and also included Felicis Ventures, Correlation Venture...

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Saffron Technology Gets $7M, Moves HQ To Silicon Valley

Saffron Technology, a developer of software for businesses to connect their structured and unstructured data, said today that it has raised $7M in a Series B funding, and will move its global headquarters to Silicon Valley. The company did ...

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Tango Snags $280M For Text, Video Messaging

Bolstered by the huge acquisition of WhatsApp in February, another, text and video messaging app developer--Tango--has snagged a big round of funding. Tango said Thursday that it has raised $280M in a new funding round, led by Alibaba Group...

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Coupa Finds $40M More In Late Stage Financing

San Mateo-based Coupa Software, which develops cloud-based expense management, procurement, and other finance software for enterprises, has raised $40M more in funding--a Series F round for the company. The company said the funding brings i...

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Airbnb Raising Up To $500M In Mega Round, Says Report

San Francisco-based Airbnb is in the midst of raising up to $500M in a funding round, according to a report today from the WSJ. The report says the company is looking to raised $400 to $500M, in a valuation of over $10 billion, in a funding...

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Platform Rounds Up $38M

San Mateo-based Platfora said today that it has raised $38M in an investment round, for the company's big data analytics software. Platforma said the funding was led by Tenaya Capital, and also included Citi Ventures, Cisco, Allegis Capital...

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Cloudera Finds $160M For Hadoop Data Analysis

Palo Alto-based enterprise data management software developer Cloudera said Tuesday that it has raised a huge, $160M funding round, to go towards the company's Apache Hadoop-based data analytics tools. The funding came from T. Rowe Price, ...

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

RABBL Gets $339K

San Francisco-based RABBL, which operates an online marketplace which lets fans pre-purchase tickets to potential, upcoming concerts for bands and artists--and which helps those bands and artists to book actual venues if they sell enough ti...

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

VoltDB Finds $8M For In-Memory Databases

VOltDB, a developer of an in-memory, high speed SQL database which has its operations split between Santa Clara and Bedford, Mass., said Monday that it has raised $8M in a funding round. The round included Sigma Partners and Kepha Partners,...

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Aquantia Connects With $16M For Gigabit Ethernet Chips

Milpitas-based Aquantia, which develops physical layer ICs used for high speed Ethernet networks, said today that it has raised $16M in a Series G financing round. The round was led by FPGA maker Xilinx, and also included existing investors...

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Ziploop Gets $2.2M For Mobile Shopping Apps

Orinda, California-based Ziploop, a developer of mobile shopping apps which help users organize their receipts, rewards, coupons, and more, has raised $2.2M in a seed funding. According to the company, the investors included Bill Elmore (JB...

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Monday, March 17, 2014

Boxfish Finds $7M

Palo Alto-based Boxfish, which is developing television search and discovery software, has raised $7M in a funding round, the company said today. The funding came from Atlantic Bridge Ventures and Samsung. T-Ventures and Naya Ventures also...

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Monday, March 17, 2014

PipelineRx Gets Strategic Investment

San Francisco-based PipelineRx, which provides outsourced, telepharmacy services to hospitals--allowing them to access remote pharmacists by phone to bolster onsite clinical pharmacists--has raised $5M in a strategic investment from AMN Hea...

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Friday, March 14, 2014

Premise Finds $11M More For Mobile Economics

San Francisco-based Premise, a company looking to help map local economic conditions using mobile phones, said Thursday that it has raised $11M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by The Social+Capital Partnership, and also included ...

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

BrightBytes Gets $15M For Educational Analytics

San Francisco-based BrightBites, a developer of analytical software used to improve student learning, said Wednesday that it has raised $15M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, and also included Re...

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

SteelBrick Finds $5M From New CEO

Palo Alto-based sales quoting software developer SteelBrick announced this morning that it has raised $5M in a funding round, from the company's new CEO. The company said the investment came from CEO Godard Abel, who was the co-founder and ...

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

MuleSoft Hauls In $50M More

San Francisco-based MuleSoft, which develops software integration tools for the enterprise market, has raised $50M more in a new funding. The funding came from New Enterprise Associates and Lightspeed Venture Partners, along with Cisco Syst...

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Credit Karma Finds $85M

San Francisco-based Credit Karma, an online financial service which provides consumers with access to credit scores, monitoring of credit, and more, has raised $85M in a funding round. The funding was led by Google Capital, and also include...

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Omniata Scores Funding

San Francisco-based Omniata, a provider of analytics software for game developers, disclosed today that it has raised $5.2M in a Series A funding. The funding included Creandum and Sigma West. Omniata is currently in closed beta. The firm's...

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Complete Solar Solutions Finds $5M

Foster City-based Complete Solar Solution, which develops software to help configure a solar power system for homeowners, has raised $5M in an investment round. The funding was led by Ecosystem Integrity Fund (EIF). According to Complete So...

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Monday, March 10, 2014

TutorGroup Adds Funding From Softbank For Language Learning

San Francisco-based TutorGroup, which operates an online learning site aimed at teaching English to students, said it has added SBI Group (formerly Softbank Finance Group) as a strategic investor. Size of the funding was not announced. Tuto...

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Monday, March 10, 2014

DocuSign Expands In Latin America With Acquisition Of Brazil's Comprova

San Francisco-based DocuSign is kicking up its Latin American market outreach with an acquisition, of Brazilian firm Comprova, the company said this morning. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. DocuSign said that Comprova is Br...

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Friday, March 7, 2014

Polarion Finds $10M For QA Software

San Francisco-based Polarion, a developer of software used for quality assurance and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), said Thursday that it has raised $10M in a funding round. The Series A funding came from Siemens Venture Capital. P...

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

ShowEvidence Snags Funding From Follett Education Fund

Santa Clara-based ShowEvidence, which develops teacher performance and progress reporting software used to measure students and teachers against such standards as Common Core and other state student assessment tests, has raised a round of f...

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

NVP Backs iCardiac Technologies

Palo Alto-based Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) is backing a New York-based company which provides cardiac safety assessment services, iCardiac, the two said today. Size of the investment was not disclosed. iCardiac said that they are in a p...

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Trusper Lands $6.17M For Mobile Advice Sharing

Los Altos-based Trusper, a developer of mobile apps which let people share tips on daily life with their friends and family, has raised $6.17M in a Series A funding, and emerged from stealth. According to Trusper, the funding was led by DCM...

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

GuideSpark Finds $15M

Menlo Park-based GuideSpark said this morning that it has raised $15M in a funding round, for the company's employee communications and video service. The funding was led by New Enterprise Associates, Storm Ventures, and IDG Ventures. Guide...

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Google Capital Injects $50M In Auction.com

Google Capital, the growth fund which is owned by Mountain View-based Google, said it has made a $50M investment in online commercial real estate auction site Auction.com. According to Auction.com, the deal values the company at $1.2 billio...

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

ServiceMax Finds $71M For Field Service Software

Pleasanton-based ServiceMax said today that it has raised $71M in a Series E funding, to go towards its software, which is used for managing field service management. The funding was led by Meritech Capital, and also included Kleiner Perkin...

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Play-I Snags $8M For Robotic Toys

Sunnyvale-based Play-I, the developer of educational, robotic toys for children aimed at teaching kids how to become software programmers, has raised $8M in a funding round. The Series A funding came from Madrona Venture Group and Charles R...

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

DocuSign Gets $85M For Electronic Signature Tools

San Francisco-based DocuSign revealed this morning that it has raised $85M in a new funding round. The funding reportedly values the company at around $1.6 billion. Source of the new funding was not announced. DocuSign's software-as-a-servi...

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Monday, March 3, 2014

Wickr Snags $9M For Disappearing Messages

San Francisco-based Wickr, which develops mobile apps for sending self-destructing text, pictures, audio, and video messages, has raised $9M in a funding round. The company said the funding was led by Alsop Louie, and also included Juniper ...

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Monday, March 3, 2014

Zumper Finds $6.5M For Apartment Rental Search

San Francisco-based Zumper said this morning that it has raised $6.5M in a funding round, which was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and also included New Enterprise Associates and Dawn Capital. Zumper's other investors include Andr...

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Tesla Looks To Raise $1.6 Billion For Gigafactory

Palo Alto-based electric car maker Tesla said Wednesday that it is looking to raised a total of $1.6 billion--via convertible senior notes--to build what it is calling a "gigafactory". The factory will be used to develop and produce a new, ...

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

ClearSlide Raises $50M

San Francisco-based sales software developer ClearSlide announced Thursday morning that it has raised $50M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by The Social+Capital Partnership, and also included Greylock Partners, Bessemer Ven...

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Snapdeal Gets $134M, Backing From eBay

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

EdSurge Finds $1.5M For Education News, Analysis

Burlingame-based news publisher EdSurge said this morning that it has raised $1.5M in a venture financing round, to help grow its news, analysis, and events around education technology. The startup, led by Elizabeth (Betsy) Corocoran, said ...

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Workboard Finds $2.75M

Palo Alto-based Workboard, which develops software that helps managers better manage the performance of their employees, has raised $2.75M in a funding round. The funding came from Granite Ventures and Opus Capital, along with Crosslink and...

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Deliv Gets $4.5M More For Delivery Service

Palo Alto-based Deliv said Monday that it has raised $4.5M in a strategic funding round for its delivery service, which lets mall retailers provide same-day delivery of their items to the local market. The funding came from Simon Property G...

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Monday, February 24, 2014

Intel Backs Newlans In $15M Funding

Intel Capital, the venture arm of chip giant Intel, is the lead backer of an investment in RF, front end semiconductor developer Newlans, the two said today. Newlans said it raised $15M in its Series B round, which was led by Intel Capital ...

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Friday, February 21, 2014

Transcriptic Gets $2.8M For Outsourced Lab Services

Menlo Park-based Transcriptic, which offers up outsourced lab experiment projects for genetic research, said this week that it has raised $2.8M more in funding. The funding came from IA Ventures, along with Google Ventures, Data Collective,...

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Strevus Gets $5.6M To Keep Financial Companies Compliant

San Francisco-based Strevus, a developer of risk and compliance management software for the financial services market, has raised $5.6M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Blumberg Capital, and also included U.S. VEnture Partners ...

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

BeyondCore Brings In $9M

San Mateo-based BeyondCore, a developer of visual, business analytics software, said Wednesday that it has raised $9M in its Series A funding round. The funding was led by Menlo Ventures. BeyondCore's CEO is Arijit Sengupta. The company say...

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

ThreatStream Raises $4M For Cybersecurity Products

Redwood City-based ThreatStream, a developer of cybersecurity tools, announced this morning that it has raised $4M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Google Ventures and Paladin Capital Group. The funding also included Tom Reilly ...

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Sidecar Raises $10M More, Revamps App

San Francisco-based ridesharing service Sidecar announced today that it has raised $10M in a series B funding, led by Union Square Ventures, and has revamped its service and mobile app. According to Sidecar, it has revamped its service to l...

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Postmates Lands $16M For Delivery Service

San Francisco-based Postmates, which provides on-demand delivery of products from local businesses, has raised $16M in a Series B funding, the company said Tuesday. The company said the funding was led by Spark Capital, and also included ex...

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

ZenPayroll Finds $20M For Cloud Payroll Software

San Francisco-based ZenPayroll, which develops cloud-based software for managing payroll, has raised $20M in a Series A funding, the company said this morning. The funding came from General Catalyst Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & B...

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

zample Gets $2M

Sunnyvale-based Zample, which develops technology to recognize audio, photos, video, and other media to identify brands in audio and live TV, said this morning that it has raised $2M in a venture funding round. The roudn came from un-named ...

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

FireLayers Finds Funding

San Francisco- and Israel-based FireLayers said today that it has raised a funding from YL Ventures. Size of that funding was not announced. FireLayers, led by Yair Grindlinger, develops policy-based software for managing cloud-based applic...

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Elastica Finds $6.3M For Cloud Security

San Jose-based Elastica, a developer of security software for monitoring cloud applications and services, announced this morning that it has raised $6.3M in a funding round. The Series A funding came from Mayfield Fund. Elastica is led by R...

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Intacct Gets $45M More

San Jose-based cloud-based accounting and finance software provider Intacct said today that it has raised $45M more in funding, led by Battery Ventures. The company said the round included $30M in equity from Battery plus Bessemer Venture P...

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Friday, February 14, 2014

UrbanSitter Finds $15M

San Francisco-based UrbanSitter, which offers up a service to help connect parents with babysitters, has raised $15M in a Series B investment round. The fundingeed by DBL Investors, and also included Match Group, Aspect Ventures, Canaan Par...

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Friday, February 14, 2014

Data Physics Acquired By Battery Ventures

San Jose-based test and measurement equipment provider DataPhysics has scored an investment from Battery Ventures, the two said this week, giving Batery Ventures a controlling stake in Data Physics. Financial terms of the deal were not disc...

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

CloudPassage Snags $25.5M

San Francisco-based security software developer CloudPassage said Thursday that it has raised $25.5M in a Series C funding. The funding was led by Shasta Ventures, and also included Meritech Capital Partners and Stephen Luczo, CEO of Seaga...

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

RiseSmart Gets $11M

San Jose-based enterprise career management software developer RiseSmart said today that it has raised $11M in a funding round. The funding was led by Accel-KKR, and also included prior investor Norwest Venture Partners. RiseSmart develops ...

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Tintri Takes $75M For Virtual Storage

Mountain View-based virtual storage technology developer Tintri announced today that it has raised $75M in a Series E funding, to go towards its storage products for the virtual and cloud environment. The startup said the funding was led by...

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Miramar Labs Gets $10M

Sunnyvale-based Miramar Labs, a medical device manufacturer developing products to reduce excess sweat production, said yesterday that it has raised $10M in a Series D funding. The funding came from Aisling Capital, Cross Creek Capital, Dom...

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Oorja Gets New Funding

Fremont-based Oorja said Wednesday that it has raised a Series E funding round. Size of the round was not disclosed. The funding came from Mingxin China Growth Fund and DAG Ventures. Oorja is developing fuel cells which run on methanol. The...

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Sideband Networks Finds $6M

Sunnvyale-based Sideband Networks, a developer of application-aware, network monitoring tools, said today that it has raised $6M in a Series A funding. Source of the funding round was not announced by the company. The startup--led by Zane T...

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Intel Capital Backs 3D Printing Marketplaces

Intel Capital, the venture investment arm of Intel Corp., has made an investment in two, 3D printing marketplace companies, the company announced Tuesday afternoon. Intel said it invested in Makexyz, which operates a marketplace to help peo...

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

iSocket Plugs Into $5M

Burlingame-based iSocket, which develops programmatic advertising technology, said yesterday that it has raised $5M in a funding round. The funding was led by Time Warner Investments, and also included COnde Nast, R&R Venture Partners, and ...

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

PlaceIQ Lands $15M For Ad Targeting Technology

PlaceIQ, a developer of location-based ad targeting technology, said it has raised $15M in a Series C funding. The startup said the funding was led by new investor Harmony Partners, and included new investor Iris Capital, along with prior i...

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Monday, February 10, 2014

Powervation Gains $5.5M For DC-DC Power ICs

San Jose- and Cork, Ireland-based Powervation, a developer of DC-DC power supply control ICs, has raised $5.5M in a Series C1 round. The funding came from SEP, Intel Capital, VentureTech Alliance, Braemar Energy Ventures, and Semtech Corpor...

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Monday, February 10, 2014

Splice Machine Takes $15M More For Big Data Database

San Francisco-based Splice MAchine, a developer of a real-time, Hadoop-based SQL database, has raised $15M more in a Series B funding. According to Splice Machine, the funding came from Interwest Partners and Mohr Davidow Ventures. The star...

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Monday, February 10, 2014

BloomThat Finds $2M for Flower Delivery

San Francisco-based BloomThat, a startup offering up fixed price delivery of flowers from local florists, has raised $2M in seed funding, the company disclosed last week. The funding came from Y Combinator, SV Angel, A-Grade Investments, Jo...

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Monday, February 10, 2014

PubMatic Lands $13M More

Redwood City-based Pubmatic, which develops software for programmatic selling and buying of ads, said last week that it has raised $13M in a funding round. The funding came from Nokia Growth Partners. The company said Nokia joins August Cap...

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Friday, February 7, 2014

CircleCI Picks Up $6M

San Francisco-based CircleCI, a developers of software used for continuous integration of code, said Thursday that it has raised $6M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by DFJ. CircleCI is led by Paul Biggar, and develops software us...

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Friday, February 7, 2014

Celery Finds $2M Funding For Pre-Order Engine

San Francisco-based Celery announced this week that it has raised $2M in a seed funding, to go towards the company's software for helping companies to take "pre-orders"--ie, taking orders and payment information for products that have not y...

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Vungle Adds $17M For Mobile Video Advertising

Online mobile ad startup Vungle, which is based in San Francisco, said Thursday that it has raised $17M in a funding round. The funding came from Thomvest Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Google Ventures, AOL Ventures, SoftTech VC, and Webb Inv...

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

PayNearMe Pockets $20M More For Offline To Online Payments

San Francisco-based PayNearMe, which provides a service which allows people without checking accounts or credit cards to use cash to purchase debit cards which can be used for online services, has raised $20M in a Series E funding. The fund...

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Tapingo Gets $10.5M For Mobile Shopping

San Francisco-based Tapingo said Wednesday that it has raised $10.5M in a Series B funding, for the company's mobile shopping products. The funding was led by Khosla Ventures, and also included Carmel Ventures, Tapingo--which was previously...

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Apartment List Finds $6M More

San Francisco-based Apartment List, which is developing an online marketplace for rental apartments, said Wednesday afternoon that it has raised $6M in an additional funding. The funding was led by Glynn Capital and Passport Capital. Apartm...

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

CollabNet Gets Investment From Vector Capital

South San Francisco-based CollabNet, which develops agile software development management products, said yesterday that it has received new funding from private equity firm Vector Capital. Size of the investment was not announced. CollabNet...

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Jaguar Animal Health Raises $2M

San Francisco-based Jaguar Animal Health, a developer of prescription pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals for the veterinary marketplace, said it has raised $2M in a funding round. The fundin came from BioVeda China Fund. According to Jagura...

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Totango Finds $15.5M For Subscription Management

Palo Alto-based Totango, a developer of software tools to help subscription businesses analyze and manage their customer base, said Wednesday that it has raised $15.5M in a funding round. The Series B funding came from Canvas Venture Fund a...

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

AtVenu Snags $1.1M For Music Merchandising

San Francisco-based AtVenu, a developer of mobile and other software which helps music artists manage their live event merchandising and sales, said today that it has raised $1.1M in a funding round. The round was led by Real Ventures, and ...

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Jivox Pulls In $5.8M

San Mateo-based Jivox, a provider of multi-screen, interactive advertising technology, said Monday that it has raised $5.8M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from Fortisure Ventures, which led the funding round, and also include...

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Elementum Gains $44M More For Supply Chain Management

Mountain View-based Elementum said this morning that it has raised $44M in a Series B funding round, which will go towards the company's supply chain management tools. The startup--led by Nader Mikhail--said the funding came from Lightspeed...

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Foursquare Gets $15M, Deal With Microsoft

Foursquare, the location-based check-in app developer, said today that it has received $15M in funding from Microsoft, as part of a licensing deal which gives Microsoft access to its location database. Foursquare said the move will help pro...

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Watchup Finds $1M For Video News Aggregation Apps

Menlo Park-based Watchup, which develops video news aggregation apps, said today that it has raised $1M in a funding round. The round came from Microsoft Ventures, StartX, The Knight Foundation, and angels Ned Lamont (Campus Televido), Tom ...

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Monday, February 3, 2014

One Kings Lane Scores $112M

San Francisco-based One Kings Lane, an online home furnishing retailer, said it has raised $112M in a Series E funding round. The funding came from Mousse Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Greylock Partners, Institutional Venture ...

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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Origami Logic Finds $15M

Menlo Park-based Origami Logic, which develops marketing analytics software, said today that it has raised $15M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Jafco Partners, and also included Accel Partners and Lightspeed Venture Part...

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Ensighten Gets $40M For Tag Management

Cupertino-based Ensighten, which develops tag management software for businesses, reported today that it has raised $40M in a Series B funding round. THe round was led by Insight Venture Partners. Ensighten is led by Josh Manion. The compan...

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Prompt.ly Finds $1.5M

San Francisco-based Prompt.ly, a developer of mobile scheduling software for service providers, has raised $1.5M in a funding round, according to the company's investors. The funding was led by Foundry Group, and also included individual an...

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Indiegogo Gets $40M For Crowdfunding

San Francisco-based Indiegogo announced this morning that it has raised $40M in a funding round, a Series B for the crowdfunding site. The funding came from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Institutional Venture Partners, along with Insigh...

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Monday, January 27, 2014

LiveOps Lands $30M

Redwood City-based LiveOps, which develops cloud-based, contact center and customer service software, said today that it has raised $30M in a debt funding round, and acquired Canadian firm UserEvents. According to LiveOps, the debt funding ...

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Monday, January 27, 2014

Stripe Finds $80M More

San Francisco-based Stripe, which develops an online platform to help developers accept and process online and mobile payments, disclosed that it has raised $80M in a third round of funding last week. The funding came from Sequoia Capital, ...

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Friday, January 24, 2014

Fitmob Gets $9.75M For Fitness Training

San Francisco-based Fitmob said Thursday that it has raised $9.75M for a fitness startup which offers up live fitness training at outdoor locations and temporary, indoor spaces. The startup--founded by Snapfish's Raj Kapoor and Paul Twohey ...

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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Sharethrough Adds $17M For Ad Exchange

San Francisco-based advertising exchange Sharethrough said yesterday that it has raised $17M more in a fourth round of funding. The funding came from Elevation Partners, Silver Creek, and Patrick Keane, along with existing investors North B...

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

StyleSeat Lands $10.2M For Beauty Services Booking

San Francisco-based online beauty and wellness marketplace StyleSeat said today that it has raised $10.2M, in a Series A financing round. The round was led by Lightspeed Ventures, and also included Lowercase Capital and its other investors....

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

MemSQL Gets $35M More

San Francisco-based MemSQL, a software company developing in-memory, SQL databases, said today that it has raised $35M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Accel Partners, and also included Khosla Ventures, First Round Capital and ...

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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Bluebox Security Finds $18M

San Francisco-based Bluebox Security, which is developing mobile security technology, said Monday that it has raised $18M in a Series B funding. The funding came from Tenaya Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Andreas Bechtolsheim, and SV Angel. ...

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Friday, January 17, 2014

WePay Pockets $15M

Palo Alto-based payment platform provider WePay said this week that it has raised $15M in a Series C funding round. The round came from Phil Purcell of Continental Investors, who co-founded Discover Card. Other angels, including Max Levchin...

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

SuVolta Raises $10.6M

Los Gatos-based SuVolta, a developer of CMOS-based, power saving technology for the semiconductor industry, said today that it has raised $10.6M in a funding round. The round came from Fujitsu Semiconductor, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers...

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Nutanix Scores Huge, $101M Round For Datacenter Infrastructure

San Jose-based Nutanix, which is developing a highly optimized server appliances focused on enterprise data centers, has raised $101M in a Series D financing. According to Nutanix, the funding values the company at approximately $1 billion....

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Monday, January 13, 2014

Turn Gets $80M In Series E

Redwood City-based Turn, which develops marketing and analytics software, said today that it has raised $80M in a Series E funding round. the funding came from ClearBridge Investments, Firsthand Technology Value Fund, Northport Investments ...

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Friday, January 10, 2014

NEA Bolsters Pharma Industry Expertise With New Venture Partner

Menlo Park-based venture investor New Enterprise Associates said this week that it has hired on Elliot Sigal, M.D., Ph.D., as a new Venture Partner and Senior Advisor, significantly bolstering the company's expertise in the pharmaceuticals ...

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Friday, January 10, 2014

Radius Rounds Up $13M

San Francisco-based Radius, a developer of data technology for helping SMB companies to segment and identify customers and leads, said Thursday that it has raised $13M in a funding round. The funding came from Formation8 Partners. As part o...

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Lumiata Lands $4M For Predictive Analytics For Healthcare

San Mateo-based Lumiata, a developer of predictive analytics software for the the healthcare industry, reported today that it has raised $4M in a Series A financing. The financing came from Khosla Ventures. Lumiata was formerly known as MED...

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Zephyr Health Finds $15M

San Francisco-based big data analytics software developer Zephy Health said today that it has raised $15M in a funding round, for the company's platform aimed at life sciences companies. The startup said the funding was co-led by Kleiner Pe...

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Monday, January 6, 2014

Amprius Powers Up With $30M

Sunnyvale-based Amprius, a Stanford spinout developing Lithium-ion battery technology, disclosed Monday that it has raised $30M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by SAIF Partners, and also included Trident Capital, VantagePoi...

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Monday, January 6, 2014

Tactus Gets Series B Funding

Fremont-based Tactus Technology, a developer of tactile screen technology, said it has closed the first funding in a Series B funding round. Size of the round was not disclosed. According to the company, the funding came from Ryoyo Electric...

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Thursday, January 2, 2014

Skybox Security Raises $6M

San Jose-based Skybox Security announced today that it has raised $6M in a new funding round. The funding was led by Susquehanna Investment Group and also included other investors. The firm said it will use the funding to expand sales, for ...

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Thursday, January 2, 2014

1World Finds $1.5M In Funding

San Jose-based 1World, which develops Android, iPhone, Windows, and web-based polling software, said Thursday that it has raised $1.5M in a Series A financing. Source of the funding was not announced. The company said the round came from bo...

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Thursday, January 2, 2014

Nest Labs Seeks $150M

Palo Alto-based smart thermostat and home device maker Nest is in the process of raising more than $150M in a new venture capital funding, according to reports today. The funding is apparently being led by DST. No details on the funding hav...

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

AcelRx Gets $40M In Credit Facility

Redwood City-based pharmaceuticals developer AcelRx Pharmaceuticals said this morning that it has received a $40M credit facility from Hercules Technology Growth Capital. Terms of the new credit facility were not announced. AcelRx is develo...

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Soundhawk Picks Up $5.7M For Better Hearing Devices

San Francisco-based SoundHawk, which develops "smart" wireless hearing devices which connect hearing aids with a smartphone, has raised $5.7M in a funding round, the company announced Wednesday. The funding was led by True Ventures. The com...

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Planet Labs Captures $52M

San Francisco-based Planet Labs, a company which is looking to launch its own network of 28, planet-sensing satellites into orbit, said today that it has raised $52M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from Yuri Milner, Industry V...

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Datameer Finds $19M

San Mateo-based Datameer, a developer of business intelligence reporting tools for the Hadoop and Big Data analytics market, said it has raised $19M in a Series D funding round. The funding was led by Next World Capital, and also included W...

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Sojern Gets $10M For Travel Ad Technology

San Francisco-based Sojern, a developer of software platforms aimed at the travel industry, reported it raised $10M in a Series C funding round today. The funding was led by Triangle Peak Partners, and also included Norwest Venture Partne...

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

CloudFlare Raises $50M

San Francisco-based CloudFlare, which provides web site performance optimization and security tools, reported it has raised $50M in a Series C funding round. The round actually occurred back in 2012. The funding came from Union Square Ventu...

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Monday, December 16, 2013

Crowdtilt Gets $23M

San Francisco-based Crowdtilt, a developer of a crowdfunding and group payment platform, said today that it has raised $23M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz, and also included SV Angel, Sean Parker, Matt...

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Egnyte Lands $29.5M For Enterprise File Sharing

Mountain View-based enterprise file sharing software provider Egnyte announced this morning that it has raised $29.5M in a Series D funding round. The funding came from strategic partners Seagate Technology and CenturyLink, along with North...

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Ooyala Takes $43M In Big Web Video Analytics Funding

Mountain View-based Ooyala announced today that it has raised $43M in a funding round, for the company's web video streaming and analytics products. The funding came from Australia's Telstra. Ooyala's other backers include Sierra Ventures, ...

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

DataHero Raises $3.15M for Data Analysis Tools

Palo Alto-based Datahero said today that it has raised $3.15M in a funding round. The funding came from Foundry Group. According to DataHero, the funding comes as it has launched its product into GA release from Beta, and inked a deal with ...

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The Orange Chef Finds $1.2M For Connected Kitchen Products

San Francisco-based The Orange Chef, a developer of talking food scales and cutting boards which connect into a user's tablet, said it has raised $1.2M in a seed funding round this morning. The round was led by Google Ventures and SparkLabs...

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Extole Adds $5M

San Francisco-based Extole, a provider of online, referral marketing software aimed at brands, said Tuesday that it has raised $5M in a new funding round. The funding came from Norwest Ventures, Shasta Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, and Tride...

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Monday, December 9, 2013

Flipboard Raises $50M More

Palo Alto-based Flipboard, which develops tablet applications for reading content like magazines and newspapers, has raised another $50M in funding, the company disclosed today. The Series C funding was led by Rizvi Traverse Management, and...

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Monday, December 9, 2013

Anturis Rounds Up $2M For Cloud IT Monitoring

San Francisco-based Anturis said today that it has raised $2M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Runa Capital and VEB Innovations (Vnesheconombank group). Anturis develops a cloud-based IT monitoring and troubleshooting ser...

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Monday, December 9, 2013

HealthLoop Gets $10M

Mountain View-based HealthLoop, a developer of a cloud-based platform for automating follow up care for physicians, has raised $10M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Canvas Venture Fund, which is managed by Morgenthaler Technolog...

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Monday, December 9, 2013

Practice Fusion Adds $15M

San Francisco-based health technology and electronic health records software provider Practice Fusion said this morning that it has raised $15M in a Series D funding round. The round was led by Qualcomm Incorporate, via its venture arm, Qua...

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Friday, December 6, 2013

Box Lands $100M, Valued At $2 Billion

Los Altos-based Box, the cloud-based, enterprise storage provider, said Thursday that it has raised $100M in a new funding round. The funding was reported to value the company at $2 billion. The funding came from Itochu Technology Ventures,...

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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Gridstore Rounds Up $11M For Windows Storage

Mountain View-based Gridstore, a developer of storage which is specifically tuned for Windows Server and Hyper-V, said this week that it has raised $11M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Acero Capital, and also included GG...

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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Clever Finds $10M More For Education APIs

San Francisco-based education API developer Clever disclosed Thursday that it has raised $10M in a funding round. The funding came from Sequoia Capital. Clever's prior investors include Bessemer Venture Partners, SV Angel, Floodgate, SoftTe...

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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Homejoy Gets $38M To Expand Techie Home Cleaning Service

San Francisco-based Homejoy, the tech-enabled marketplace for home cleaning services, said Thursday morning that it has raised $38M more to expand its services, in a combination of both a Series A and Series B funding. The startup--led by s...

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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Glassdoor Finds $50M

Sausalito-based online employer comparison and job seeking site Glassdoor announced today that it has raised $50M in a new funding round. The round was led by Tiger Global Management, and also included Dragoneer Investment Group, Battery Ve...

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

DataSift Lands $42M

San Francisco-based DataSift said today that it has raised $42M in a Series C funding, for the company's social data platform. The company said the funding was led by Insight Venture Partners, and also included Scale Venture Partners, Upfro...

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Monday, December 2, 2013

Stem Snags $15.4M For Energy Storage

Millbrae-based energy storage systems provider Stem announced this morning that it has raised $15M in a Series B funding round. The company said the funding was led bY Iberdrola and also included GE Ventures and Angeleno Group. Stem develop...

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Coursera Gets $20M More In Series B

Mountain View-based Coursera said Monday that it has raised $20M for its online education course platform. The funding, part of a Series B, came from three un-named universities, GSV Capital, and Learn Capital. The company has now raised $6...

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Friday, November 22, 2013

Wevorce Lands $1.7M For Less Painful Divorces

San Mateo-based Wevorce, a startup developing a technology driven service to smooth the path to amicable, no-fault divorces, said this week that it has raised $1.7M in a seed funding round. The round came from Foundation Capital and Sam Alt...

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Friday, November 22, 2013

Alpine Data Gets $16M For Big Data Software

San Francisco-based Alpine Data Labs said today that it has raised $16M in a Series B funding round. The developer of analytics software for Hadoop said the funding came from Sierra Ventures, Mission Ventures, UMC Capital, and Robert Bosch ...

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Lytro Gets $40M

Mountain View-based camera developer Lytro said Wednesday that it has raised $40M in a new funding round, for the company's next generation camera technology. The funding was led by North Bridge Venture Partners, and also included Andreesse...

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Aria Systems Gains $40M

San Francisco-based cloud-based, recurring billing software provid