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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 fudning 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

San Jose-based 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 provider Aria Systems said today that it has raised $40M in a fourth round of funding. The funding was led by Bain Capital Ventures, and also included Hummer Winblad Venture Partne...

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Hightail Downloads $34M For Cloud Storage Efforts

Campbell, California-based Hightail, a provider of file sharing services and apps, has raised $34M in a Series E funding round. According to the company, the funding was led by Western Digital Capital, and also included Alloy Ventures, Sevi...

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

August Gets $8M For Smartphone Enabled Door Lock

San Francisco-based August said today that it has raised $8M in a Series A funding round, for the company's smartphone enabled, Bluetooth door lock. The company said the round was led by Maveron, and also included Cowboy Ventures, Industry ...

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Monday, November 18, 2013

Talari Networks Gets $15M More

San Jose-based Talari Networks, the developer of wide area network (WAN) appliances, said this morning that it has raised $15M in a funding round. The funding was led by Four Rivers Group, and also included Menlo Ventures and Silver Creek V...

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Friday, November 15, 2013

GenapSys Raises $37M

Redwood City-based GenapSys said this week that it has raised $37M in a funding round for its gene sequencing platforms. The Series B funding came from Decheng Capital, IPV Capital, Yuri Milner, Stanford StartX Fund, and others. The company...

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Friday, November 15, 2013

GenapSys Raises $37M

Redwood City-based GenapSys said this week that it has raised $37M in a funding round for its gene sequencing platforms. The Series B funding came from Decheng Capital, IPV Capital, Yuri Milner, Stanford StartX Fund, and others. The company...

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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Kidaptive Gets $10.1M For Early Childhood Education

Palo Alto-based early childhood education and learning software developer Kidaptive announced Thursday that it has raised $10.1M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Formation 8, and also included Menlo Ventures and the Stanfor...

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Thursday, November 14, 2013

CreativeLIVE Finds $21.5M More

San Francisco- and Seattle-based online video education site creativeLIVE has raised $21.5M in a new funding round, the company said this morning. CreativeLive said the Series B funding was led by The Social+Capital Partners, and also inclu...

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

PasswordBox Lands $6M

San Francisco-based PasswordBox, a developer of password management software, said today that it has raised $6M in a Series A funding round. The round was led by OMERS Ventures, and also included angel investor Mark Britto (BOKU) and two, u...

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Xangati Gets $11M For Cloud Performance Management

San Jose-based Xangati has raised $11M in a funding round, the company recently announced. The startup said that the funding was led by HighBar Partners and also included Citrix. Xangati is led by Jagan Jagannathan. The company said the fun...

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Scanadu Beams Up $10.5M For Handheld Medical Sensors

Moffett Field-based Scanadu, which is developing a suite of handheld, easy-to-use medical sensors for helping to diagnose healthcare issues, has raised $10.5M in a Series A funding round, the company announced today. The funding was led by ...

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Arrayent Pulls In $11.9M For Connected Devices Platform

Redwood City-based Arrayent said this morning that it has raised $11.9M in a Series B funding round, for its virtualization technology aimed at the "Internet of Things". The startup said the funding was led by DCM Ventures, and included Int...

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Quorom Finds $10M For Disaster Recovery Appliances

San Jose-based Quorum, a provider of cloud-based disaster recovery appliances, announced today that it has raised $10M in a Series C funding. The company said the funding was led by Toba Capital, and also included Airtek Capital Group and a...

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Ripple Labs Lands $3.5M

San Francisco-based financial startup Ripple Labs announced this morning that it has raised $3.5M more in funding, on top of an existing investment for the company. The company said the new funding came from Core Innovation Capital, Venture...

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Monday, November 11, 2013

Bitcasa Finds $11M In More Series A Funds

Mountain View-based online and mobile storage provider Bitcasa announced this morning that it has raised $11M more in its Series A funding, for the company's digital storage service. Bitcasa said the supplemental funding for its Series A ca...

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Friday, November 8, 2013

Jut Gets $20M For Stealthy Big Data Apps

San Francisco-based Jut, a stealth mode company developing big data software for the enterprise, said this week that it has raised $20M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Accel Partners, and also included LightSpeed Venture P...

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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Project Frog Finds $20M More For Green Buildings

San Francisco-based Project Frog, which develops pre-frabricated, energy efficient, and sustainable building components, said today that it has raised $20M more in a Series D funding. The funding came from CCM US, LLC and members of the Cle...

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Betable Wins $18.5M In Series A Funds

Software developer Betable, which allows developers to offer up real money gambling and gaming in their apps, has raised $18.5M in a Series A funding round. The new funding was led by Venture51, and also included Greylock and Founders Fund....

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Gainsight Finds $20M

Mountain View-based Gainsight, which develops software to help subscription businesses retain and grow their subscriber base, has raised $20M in a funding round. The funding was led by Bain Capital Ventures, and also included Summit Partner...

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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

SiTime Raises New Funding For MEMS Timing Chips

Sunnvyale-based timing semiconductor developer SiTime, whose chips are replacing expensive, quartz-based timing circuits with MEMS-based technology, has raised new funding, the company said Monday. SiTime said the new funding came from Inno...

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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Garantia Data Finds $9M For NoSQL Software

Santa Clara-based Garantia Data said this morning that it has raised $9M in a Series A funding round, to go towards the company's NoSQL database software. The funding was led by Bain Capital Ventures and Carmel Ventures. The startup develop...

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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Coho Data Gets $25M For Software-Defined Storage Networking

Sunnyvale-based Coho Data announced this morning that it has raised $25M in a Series B funding round, to go towards accelerating its R&D. The startup--which is led by Ramana Jonnala--said the funding was led by Ignition Partners, and also i...

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Monday, November 4, 2013

MediaSpike Lands $5.2M

Mountain View-based MediaSpike, the operator of an online native advertising marketplace, has raised $5.2M in a funding round. The fudning came from CMEA Capital, along with 500 Startups, Google Ventures, and Raptor Capital. MediaSpike prov...

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Monday, November 4, 2013

NeuroSky Finds New Funding

San Jose-based NeuroSky, a developer of biosensors and brain monitoring devices and software, said today that it has received a strategic investment from SoftBank Corp. Size of the investment was not announced. NeuroSky said that, as part o...

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Friday, November 1, 2013

Kumu Raises $15M For Wireless Radio Technology

Santa Clara-based Kumu Networks, a company developing technology to enable full duplex, wireless communications across a single frequency channel, has raised $15M in a funding round. The startup--which was founded out of Stanford--said the ...

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Runnable Finds $2M

Palo Alto-based Runnable, which operates an centralized library of reusable source code for developers, has raised $2M in a seed funding round, the company said Wednesday. The funding was led by Sierra Ventures, and also included Resolute.V...

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Veracyte Slips Slightly In IPO Debut

South San Francisco-based Veracyte debuted this morning in its IPO, and was trading slightly down after pricing at $13.00 per share lsat night. Veracyte was trading around $12.95 in morning trading, after its IPO as VCYT on the NASDAQ Globa...

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Calithera Biosciences Finds $35M

South San Francisco-based Calithera Biosciences, a developer of cancer therapeutics, has raised $35M in its Series D funding round, the company announced. The company said the funding was led by Adage Capital Partners, and also included Lon...

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Adaptive Planning Adds To $45M Round

Mountain View-based Adaptive Planning announced this morning that it has added a number of strategic investors to the company's $45M funding round. According to the company, it has added salesforce.com; Jeff Epstein, the former CFO of Oracl...

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Immune Design Gets $49M For Cancer Therapy

San Francisco- and Seattle-based Immune Design said this morning that it has raised $49M in a funding round, to go towards its immune-based therapies for cancer and other conditions. The Series C funding came from The Column Group, and also...

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Rumble Entertainment Finds $17.5M

San Mateo-based Rumble Entertainment announced today that it has raised $17.5M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Nexon, and also included TriplePoint Capital, Google Ventures and Khosla Ventures. Rumble said it has now rai...

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Nextdoor Raises $50M

San Francisco-based Nextdoor, which operates an online service to let neighbors meet and communicate with each other, has raised $60M in a new funding round. The funding was led by Tiger Global Management and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer...

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Paxata Finds $8M

Redwood City-based Paxata, which develops business analysis software, has raised $8M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Accel Partners, and also included strategic partner Tableau Software. Paxata develops data prepration softwar...

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Cyphort Lands $15.5M

San Jose-based Cyphort, a developer of security tools, said today that it has raised $15.5M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Trinity Ventures, and also included Foundation Capital and Matrix Capital. Fred Wang of Trinity jo...

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Friday, October 25, 2013

Pinterest Gets $225M In New Funding, Says Report

San Francisco-based photo pinning site Pinterest has raised $225M in a new funding, according to reports this week, valuing the company at around $3.8 billion. According to the report, the funding was led by Fidelity Investments, and also i...

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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Gainspeed Gets Backing From Juniper Networks

Sunnyvale-based Gainspeed, which develops IP-based, broadband communications products aimed at the cable market, has scored new funding from Juniper Networks. Details on the Series B funding have not been announced. Gainspeed previously rai...

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Intel Capital Invests $65M In Sixteen Companies

Intel Capital, the venture investment arm of chip giant Intel, reported yesterday that it has invested $65 million across sixteen companies, across nine countries. The investments included CloudFX (Singapore); Cloudian (Japan/USA); CSDN (Ch...

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Bromium Finds $40M For Malware Protection Technology

Cupertino-based Bromium said today that it has raised $40M in a Series C funding, which came from Meritech Capital Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Ignition Partners, Highland Capital Partners, and Intel Capital. The company develops malware ...

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Black Lotus Raises $3.5M For DDoS Protection

San Francisco-based Black Lotus said this morning that it has raised $3.5M in a funding round. The funding was led by Industry Capital. As part of the funding, the company said it has added Industry Capital's Arman Khalili to its board of d...

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Teambox Finds $5M

Redwood City-based Teambox, a developer of cloud-based, team collaboration and communications tools, said today that it has raised $5M in a funding round. The funding came from Avalon Ventures and the Data Collective Fund. Teambox said the ...

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Kona Medical Gets $10M

Menlo Park- and Bellevue, Washington-based medical device manufacturer Kona Medical said Monday that it has raised $10M in a Series D, equity financing round. The round came from Chinese investment firm Morningside Group, which was the sole...

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Friday, October 18, 2013

Breathometer Nabs $2M For Smartphone Breathalyzer

Had too much to drink? Burlingame-based Breathometer, a developer of a breathalyzer which connects to your smartphone, said this week that it has raised $2M in a seed funding round. The round came from Structure Capital VC and Dillon Hill C...

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Friday, October 18, 2013

Mintigo Finds $10M

San Mateo-based Mintigo, a developer of a big data, analytics platform used to search and parse through social data, social profiles, and the web, has raised $10M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by Adams Street Partners, an...

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Friday, October 18, 2013

MapBox Locates $10M For Mapping Apps

San Francisco-based MapBox reported Thursday that it has raised $10M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Foundry Group. MapBox develops mapping software and data that can be used by developers to create their own maps in thei...

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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Minted Connects With $41M For Online Fashion Marketplace

San Francisco-based Minted announced Thursday that it has raised $41M in a Series C funding round. The new funding was led by Technology Crossover Ventures, and also included both Allen & Co. and Benchmark Capital. Angels who participated i...

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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Biodesy Gets $15M For Protein Analysis Tools

Burlingame-based Biodesy has raised $15M in a funding round, for its protein analysis systems, the company said this week. According to the company, the Series A funding came from 5AM Ventures, Pfizer Venture Investments, and Roche Venture ...

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Cozy Raises $5M For Online Rent Payment Service

San Francisco-based Cozy said Tuesday that it has raised $5M in a Series A funding. The startup, which develops online systems for handling rental payments from renters to landlords, said the funding came from General Catalyst Partners. The...

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Nginx Finds $10M

San Francisco-based NGINX, which develops software to optimize the delivery of content to a range of devices, has raised $10M in a funding round, the company said Tuesday. The Series AB funding was led by New Enterprise Associates, and also...

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

EcoFactor Gets $10M In Series B

Redwood City-based EcoFactor, a developer of home energy monitoring services, has raised $10M in a funding round. The company said its Series B was led by NRG Energy, and also included Claremont Creek Ventures, RockPort Capital Partners, an...

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Druva Gets $25M For Data Backup Software

Sunnyvale-based Druva, the developer of backup, managed file sharing, and other cloud-based software for enterprise data management, said today that it has raised $25M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from Sequoia Capital and N...

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Monday, October 14, 2013

Xero Gets $150M From Peter Thiel, Others, For U.S. Expansion

Xero, a developer of cloud-based accounting software, said Sunday that it has raised $150M (NZ$180M) in a funding round. The company--which as its U.S. headquarters in San Francisco, but is based in New Zealand, said the funding came from V...

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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Lookout Lands $55M For Mobile Security

San Francisco-based Lookout announced Thursday that it has raised $55M in a new funding round. The funding came from Deutsche Telekom, Qualcomm, Greylock Ventures and Mithril Capital Management, along with Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowit...

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Amaranth Medical Gets $20M

Mountain View-based Amaranth Medical, which is developing bioresorbable, coronary scaffolds use for treating coronary artery disease, said this week it has raised $20M in a Series B funding. The funding came from DCP Management of Singapore...

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Refresh Finds $10M

Ever wish you could pull up all the info you could on someone you are about to meet? Refresh, a new Palo Alto startup, is hoping to do exactly that, and has raised $10M in a funding round. The company said the funding came from Redpoint Ven...

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Gobstopper Finds $1.8M In Seed Funding

San Francisco-based Gobstopper, which develops digital reading tools for teachers and students, announced today that it has raised $1.8M in a seed funding round. The round was led by Relay Ventures, and also included Reed Hastings and New ...

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Basis Science Gets $11.75M For Personal Health Tracking

San Francisco-based Basis Science, the developer of a device for personal health tracking, has raised $11.75M in an extension of its Series B funding, the company said this morning. The funding came from Intel Capital, iNovia Capital, Dolb...

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Personalis Raises $22M For Genome Sequencing

Menlo Park-based Personalis, a developer of genome sequencing and interpretation services, has raised $22M in its Series B financing round. The company has now raised over $42M for its services. The new funds were led by Abingworth Manageme...

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Monday, October 7, 2013

Boreal Genomics Gets $18M For Cancer Profiling

Los Altos-based Boreal Genomics, a developer of scientific equipment used to detect and monitor mustations in plasma due to cancer, said last week that it has raised $18M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from Arch Venture Partn...

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Monday, October 7, 2013

MongoDB Raises $150M For NoSQL Databases

Palo Alto- and New York-based MongoDB--formerly known as 10gen--said last week that it has raised $150M in a funding round for its NoSQL database technology. The funding was led by T. Rowe Price, and also included Altimeter Capital, salesfo...

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Friday, October 4, 2013

Koality Digs Up $1.8M In Seed Funding

San Francisco-based Koality, a developer of software code testing tools, said this week that it has raised $1.8M in a funding round. The funding was led by FF Angel, and also included Peter Thiel, Webb Investment Network, Index Ventures, Fe...

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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Good Eggs Raises $8.5M

San Francisco-based Good Eggs said Thursday that it has raised $8.5M in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Sequoia Capital, and also included Harrison Metal, Baseline Ventures, Collaborative Fund, Kapor Capital, along with angel...

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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Listia Lands $9M For Bartering, Auction Site

Sunnyvale-based Listia, an online site which lets users sell off items they don't want for online credit--which can be redeemed for other merchandise or rewards--has raised $9M in a funding round. The funding came from General Catalyst. The...

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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Relayware Gets $5.5M

Redwood Shores-based Relayware, a developer of cloud collaboration software for the enterprise, said this week that it has raised $5.5M in a funding round. The funding came from Albion Ventures. According to the company, it will use the fun...

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Quri Gets $10M For Retail Analytics

San Francisco-based Quri, which provides analytics for retailers on the performance of products and promotions at their stores, has raised $10M in a Series B funding round. According to the company, Matrix Partners led the funding round, wh...

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

SAP Ventures Raises $650M Fund

Palo Alto-based venture investor SAP Ventures, the independent venture capital investor affiliated with SAP AG, said this morning that it has raised another investment fund, worth $650M. SAP Ventures said that its SAP Ventures Fund II bring...

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Numerify Raises $8M

Cupertino-based Numerify announced this morning that it has raised $8M, for the company's business analytics software. The Series A funding was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners. The company said that its was founded by industry veterans ...

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Twitch Gets $20M For Video Game Content

San Francisco-based Twitch, which develops an online video platform aimed at video gamers, has raised $20M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from Thrive Capital, and also included WestSummit Capital and Take-Two Interactive Soft...

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Wrike Lands $10M For Social Project Management Software

San Jose-based Wrike said this morning that it has raised $10M in a funding round, from Bain Capital Ventures. Wrike, which offers project management software, had previously been self funded and bootstrapped. Wrike said it will use the new...

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Monday, September 30, 2013

Relypsa Files For IPO

Redwood City-based Relypsa has filed for an IPO, saying that it is looking to raise up to $126.5M in its initial public offering on the NASDAQ Global Market. The company, which is developing non-absorbed polymeric drugs to treat disorders i...

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Monday, September 30, 2013

Palantir Adds $197M

Secretive Palantir Technologies, the big data software developer founded by Joe Lonsdale, has raised a huge, $197M funding round, according to a regulatory filing from the firm last week. No details on the funding or investors have been ann...

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Monday, September 30, 2013

PowerbyProxi Beams In $4M For Wireless Power

Pleasanton-based PowerbyProxi announced today that it has raised $4M in a funding round for its wireless power systems. The funding came from Samsung Ventures Investment Corporation (SVIC), and is part of a Series C funding round. The compa...

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Monday, September 30, 2013

Clinkle Adds Sir Richard Branson As Investor

San Francisco-based Clinkle, a developer of financial payment transaction products, has announced it has added Sir Richard Branson as an investor in the company. The size of Branson's investment in the company was not announced. Clink said ...

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Monday, September 30, 2013

Varentec Gets $8M For Utility Grid Products

San Jose-based Varentec announced this morning that it has raised $8M in a Series B funding round. The developer of utility grid monitoring and control products said the funding came from Bill Gates and Khosla VEntures, and will go towards ...

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Friday, September 27, 2013

Moxtra Lands $10M For Mobile Content Collaboration

Cupertino-based Moxtra, a developer of mobile collaboration software, said this week that it has raised $10M in its first funding. The funding were led by Cisco and KDDI, and also included Innovation Works and Barry Sternlicht of Starwood C...

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Friday, September 27, 2013

Liftopia Finds $5M

Online ski and snowboarding ticket site Liftopia said this morning that it has raised $5M in an additional investment round, which came from Industry Ventures, ru-Net, Thayer Ventures, Marc Benioff, Jeremy Stoppelman, Walter Winshall and Sp...

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Friday, September 27, 2013

SafeShot Gets $6M

Menlo Park-based SafeShot Technologies, a developer of medical technology designed to pre-fill medications into syringes, has raised $6M in a funding round. The company said the funding came on top of an earlier, $3M funding it completed in...

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Friday, September 27, 2013

RidePal Picks Up $3.2M

San Francisco-based RidePal, a startup which operates Wi-Fi enabled, bus rides for corporate employees, has picked up $3.2M in a Series A financing round. The funding came from Claremont Creek Ventures and Volvo Group Venture Capital. RideP...

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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Neurotrack Taps Into $2M

Palo Alto-based Neurotrack announced today that it has raised $2M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Founders Fund, and also included The Social+Capital Partnership. Neurotrack is working on biomarker technology to help diag...

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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Academia.edu Gets $11.1M For Research Portal

San Francisco-based Academia.edu has raised $11.1M in a funding round, to bolster its efforts to create an online portal for sharing academic research papers. The funding was led by Khosla Ventures, and also included Spark Capital and True ...

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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Gyft Raises $5M

San Francisco-based mobile gift card service Gyft has raised $5M in a Series A round, the company said Wednesday. According to Gyft, the new funding came from A-Grade Investments, Social+Capital Partnership, Karlin Ventures, Haas Portman a...

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

DoubleDutch Finds $10M More

San Francisco-based DoubleDutch, the developer of mobile apps to help engage attendees better at events, has raised $10M in a Series C funding, the company revealed Wednesday. The funding was led by Bessemer Venture Partners. DoubleDutch ha...

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Simplee Looks To Tame Medical Bills With $10M In Funding

Palo Alto-based health startup Simplee is trying to help patients better manage and understand their medical bills, and now has $10M to help in its quest. The company said this week that it has raised $10M in a Series B funding, led by Heri...

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Prosper Raises $25M

Online, peer-to-peer lending marketplace Prosper has raised $25M in a funding, according to a regulatory filing by the company. The funding was led by Sequoia Capital, and also included BlackRock. Prosper's online marketplace lets users len...

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

UniversityNow Takes On College Education With $19M Funding Round

San Francisco-based UniversityNow, a provider of online university courses, said today that it has raised $19M in a Series C funding round, to help with the growth of self-paced, online universities. The company said the funding round was l...

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

NGDATA Finds $3.3M For Big Data Software

San Francisco-based NGDATA reported today that it has raised $3.3M for its big data software, which it is targeting at the financial services, telecom and media/publishing industries. The funding was led by Capricorn Venture Partners, and a...

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Flipboard Snags $50M

Palo Alto-based Flipboard, the developer of tablet applications for reading magazines, has raised another $50M in funding. The funding was led by Rizvi Traverse Management and Goldman Sachs, and also included Insight Venture Partners, Klein...

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

BlueData Raises $15M For Big Data Software

Mountain View-based BlueData, a startup developing cloud-based, big data software, said today that it has raised $15M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Ignition Partners, and also included Atlantic Bridge Ventures, Intel Capital...

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Practice Fusion Finds $70M More

San Francisco-based healthcare software provider Practice Fusion said this morning that it has raised $70M in a Series D financing round, bringing its total raised to $134M. The new funding was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and a...

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Monday, September 23, 2013

AngelList Gets $24M

Online angel investment community AngelList has raised $24M in a new round of funding, according to reports, came from Atlas Ventures, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and others. AngeList operates...

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Monday, September 23, 2013

C9 Lands $12M In Series D

San Mateo-based C9, a developer of revenue performance management software used to optimize sales, marketing, service, and support efforts, has raised $12M in a Series D funding round. The round was led by Mayfield, InterWest Partners and L...

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Friday, September 20, 2013

Illumio Finds $34M

Santa Clara-based cloud security startup Illumio has raised $34M in a Series B funding, the company disclosed this week, led by General Catalyst Partners. Andreessen Horowitz and Formation 8 also invested in the round. As part of the fundin...

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Friday, September 20, 2013

BugSnag Picks Up $1.4M For Mobile App Debugging

San Francisco-based BugSnag, which develops software to capture errors from web and mobile applications in real time, has raised $1.4M in a funding round, the company said this week. The funding came from Matrix Partners as well as individu...

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Bright.com Gets $14M More For Job Recruiting Software

San Francisco-based online job search site Bright.com, which uses data science and machine learning to help match job seekers with employers, has raised $14M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Toba Capital, and also included ...

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Deliv Finds $6.85M To Help Retailers Compete Against Online Stores

Palo Alto-based Deliv said today that it has raised $6.85M, for its service which helps provide same delivery service for shopping mall retailers, to help them compete against online stores. The funding came from Upfront Ventures, RPM Ventu...

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

StrongLoop Lands $8M For Mobile Enterprise APIs

San Mateo-based StrongLoop, a developer of open source, mobile APIs used for connecting enterprise data with mobile applications, said today that it has raised $8M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Shasta Ventures and Ignition Pa...

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Gigya Gains $25M

Mountain View-based Gigya, the developer of social marketing tools aimed at brands and large companies, said this morning that it has raised $25M in a funding round. The funding was led by Greenspring Associates, and also included prior inv...

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Pipedrive Raises $2.4M In Seed Funding

San Francisco-based Pipedrive, a developer of software for managing sales pipelines, has raised $2.4M in a seed funding. The funding came from Rembrandt Venture Partners and Storm Ventures, along with TMT Investments, Taavet Hinrikus (Trans...

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Recommind Finds $15M For Big Data Analytics

San Francisco-based Recommind announced today that it has raised $15M in a funding round from SAP Ventures. The Series C round will go towards the company's data management, analysis, and governance software. Interestingly enough, Recommind...

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Apttus Snags $37M To Automate Sales Quotes

San Mateo-based Apptus, a developer of software for managing sales processes and quotes, has raised $37M in a funding round, the company said Tuesday. The funding came from K1 Capital, ICONIQ Capital, and salesforce.com. Apptus develops clo...

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Apiary Lands $1.63M

San Francisco-based API software management startup Apiary has raised $1.63M in a seed funding round, which came from Flybridge Capital Partners and Baseline Ventures, as well as prior investors Credo Ventures and XG Ventures. Other investo...

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

VisionCare Opthalmic Technologies Sees $15M

Saratoga-based VisionCare Opthalmic Technologies, a developer of medical devices to treat end-stage Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), says it has raised $15M in funding in a debt round. According to the company, the capital came from ...

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

PubNub Gets $11M For Cloud Infrastructure

San Francisco-based PubNub said this morning that it has raised $11M in a series B round, to go towards its cloud infrastructure. PubNub develops real-time software to help developers add such features as live location tracking, multi-playe...

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

FuzeBox Finds $26M

San Francisco-based FuzeBox, which develops cloud-based, real-time communications and collaboration software, announced this morning that it has raised $26M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Hermes Growth Partners, and also incl...

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Monday, September 16, 2013

Okta Grabs $27M More

San Francisco-based Okta, a developer of enterprise identity management software, has raised $27M in a Series D funding. The company said the round as led by Sequoia Capital, an existing investor in the company. The funding also included An...

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Monday, September 16, 2013

Convo Lands $5M For Cloud Collaboration

San Francisco-based Convo announced this morning that it has raised $5M in a Series A round, for the company's cloud based collaboration service. The round came from Morgenthaler Ventures. Convo's platform lets users collaborate via message...

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Friday, September 13, 2013

Canvas Venture Fund Closes Early Stage Software, Service Fund At $175M

Menlo Park-based venture capital investment firm Morgenthaler Technology Investment Company said this week that it has raised a $175M, early stage software investment fund called the Canvas Venture Fund, which will invest in early stage sof...

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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Insightly Gets $10M For Small Business CRM

San Francisco-based Insightly, a developer of customer relationship management (CRM) tools for small businesss, said today that it has raised $10M in a Series B funding round. The company said the funding came from Cloud Apps Management, al...

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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Jawbone Pulls In More Than $100M In Debt, Equity Funding

Jawbone, the consumer electronics firm which makes wireless speakers, headsets, and other products, has just raised more than $100M in debt and equity funding, according to multiple reports today. According to those reports, the company rai...

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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Matterport Raises $2.8M For 3D Capture

Mountain View-based Matterport, the developer of 3D capture technology for capturing and creating cloud-based, 3D models of interior spaces, has raised $2.8M in a Series A-1 funding. The company said the funding came from Gordon Segal, the ...

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Accel-KKR Invests In Medical Information Exchange Provider

Menlo Park-based private equity investor Accel-KKR said today that it has made a majority investment in EA Holdings, which owns two medical information business. Financial details of the investment were not disclosed. EA Holdings runs Natio...

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Space-Time Insight Locates $20M

San Mateo-based Space-Time Insight, a developer of geospatial data analytics software, has raised $20M in an investment round, the company announced this morning. The firm said the Series C funding was led by Zouk Capital, and also included...

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Pinnatta Finds $1.5M For Multimedia Messaging

Sunnyvale-based Pinnatta, a developer of interactive, multimedia messaging services, said today that it has raised $1.5M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Odyssey Venture Partners and PJ Tech Catalyst, two Greek venture capital ...

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Greylock Partners Raises $1 Billion Venture Fund

Menlo Park-based venture investor Greylock Partners announced Tuesday morning that it has raised a brand new, $1 billion fund, which it will use to continue to invest in startups. Greylock already had $2 billion under management. The fund i...

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Voxel Finds $1.6M in Seed Funding For Mobile App Previews

San Francisco-based Voxel, which develops software that lets users preview smartphone apps on their web browser, has raised $1.6M in seed funding, the company disclosed Monday. The company said the funding included First Round Capital, Pinn...

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

AppDirect Raises $9M, Acquires Standing Cloud

San Francisco-based cloud marketplace developer AppDirect said this morning that it has raised $9M, and acquired fellow cloud management service provider Standing Cloud. The Series B funding round was led by iNovia Capital. As part of the a...

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Friday, September 6, 2013

BoostCTR Raises $8M To Improve Online Ad Conversion

San Francisco-based BoostCTR, which develops software to help optimize the performance of online advertising, said Friday that it has raised $8M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Battery Ventures, and also included Javelin V...

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Friday, September 6, 2013

Kato Gets Funding For Enterprise Group Messaging Efforts

Oakland-based Kato, a developer of software for helping to create a single, unified messaging system for the enterprise which ties together browsers, mobile apps, and more, has raised a round of funding, according to investor Foundry Group....

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Friday, September 6, 2013

Graphicly Finds $1.3M For Publishing Software

Palo Alto-based Graphicly has raised $1.3M in funding for its publishing software, and named a new CEO. Graphicly said the funding came from DFJ Mercury Fund and Dundee Venture Capital. The funding came along with the appointment of David F...

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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Hearsay Social Raises $30M

San Francisco-based Hearsay Social, a developer of enterprise focused, social sales software, has raised $30M in a Series C funding, the company said today. The funding was led by Sequoia Capital and NEA. The company said the new funding ro...

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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Bugcrowd Seeded With $1.6M

San Francisco-based Bugcrowd, which operates a service to help companies crowd source their security and bug testing efforts, has raised $1.6M in a seed funding round. The funding came from Icon Venture Partners, Paladin Capital Group, Squa...

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Thursday, September 5, 2013

HotelTonight Books $45M More In Funding

San Francisco-based HotelTonight, the developer of a mobile, hotel booking app, has raised $45M in a Series D funding round, the firm announced this morning. The funding was led by Coatue Management, and also included GGV Capital, along wi...

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

AppMesh Finds $3M For Sales CRM

San Francisco-based AppMesh, a developer of mobile apps for helping salespeople, has raised $3M in a Series A funding. According to the company, the funding came from Interwest Partners, along with TDF Ventures and Siebel Systems angels Dav...

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Check Lands $24M To Keep You Current On Bills

Tired on forgetting to pay that credit card bill? Palo Alto-based Check said today that it has raised $24M in a Series C funding round for its mobile app, which helps users monitor their bills and make sure they get paid on time. The fundin...

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Vacatia.com Books $5M For Online Timeshare Marketplace

San Francisco-based Vacation Listing Service said today that it has raised $5M, to help launch its online consumer marketplace for timeshares, Vacatia. According to Vacation Listing Service (VLS), the seed fnding came from such angels as Sp...

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Silicor Materials Gets $6M

San Jose-based solar silicon manufacturer Silicor Materials said today that it has raised a round of funding worth $6M, and has hired an investment banker for a new capital raise. Silcor Material said the funding came from Hudson Clean Ener...

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Electric Cloud Finds $8M

San Francisco-based Electric Cloud, which develops products used to automate Agile and other software delivery and operations, has raised $8M in a funding round, the company said today. The funding was led by Siemens Venture Capital, and al...

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Lithium Gets $50M In Funding

San Francisco-based Lithium, which develops software-as-a-service for helping brands to manage their social media and customer interaction, as well as create their own online customer forums, said today that it has raised $50M in a funding ...

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Loggly Lands $10.5M

San Francisco-based Loggly, which develops a cloud-based, log management service aimed at helping IT operations better manage their systems, has raised $10.5M more in a funding round. According to Loggly, the funding came from Trinity Ventu...

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Friday, August 30, 2013

Foundation Capital Names New Partner

Menlo Park-based Foundation Capital said this week that it has named Aditya (Adit) Singh as a partner at the firm. Singh was previously at Comcast Ventures, and had been involved in investments in Nebula, Tely Labs and Maginatics, and was a...

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Friday, August 30, 2013

Greylock Targets Marketplaces With $100M Fund

Menlo Park-based venture capital investor Greylock Partners is aiming at investing in peer-to-peer marketplaces, with a new, dedicated $100M fund headed by former eBay Motors founder Simon Rothman. Greylock Partners announced the new fund o...

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Thursday, August 29, 2013

Francisco Partners Invests In Paymetric

San Francisco-based private equity firm Francisco Partners has made a majority investment in Atlanta-based electronics payments firm Paymetric, the companies said Wednesday. Financial details of that majority investment were not announced. ...

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Thursday, August 29, 2013

Pure Storage Pulls In $150M To Take On EMC

Flash storage startup Pure Storage, which develops flash-based storage arrays, has just raised an enormous, $150M funding round to take on storage giant EMC. According to the Mountain View-based startup, the funding came from T. Rowe Pric...

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Thursday, August 29, 2013

Zendrive Lands $1.5M For Better Driving

San Francisco-based Zendrive announced today that it has raised $1.5M in a funding round. The company is developing a service which uses data to help drivers make better driving decisions. According to the company, the funding came from Fir...

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

trueAnthem Snags $2.6M For Social Influence Tracking

San Francisco-based trueAnthem, a developer of tools for tracking social influence, has raised $2.6M in a funding round, the company announced this morning. The funding came from CrunchFund, Core Ventures Group, and other private investors....

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Martini Media Gets $14M

San Francisco-based Martini Media, an online advertising provider which serves up ads to affluent consumers, has raised $14M in a funding round, the company disclosed this week. The funding came from Venrock, Granite Ventures, Reed Elsevier...

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

WaterSmart Software Gets $4.5M For Water Conservation

San Francisco-based WaterSmart Software, a developer of cloud-based software for helping consumers to cut their water consumption, has raised $4.5M in a funding round. The Series A round was led by The Westly Group, and also included Physic...

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Violin Memory Files For IPO

Mountain View-based flash storage developer Violin Memory has filed for an IPO, saying that it is looking to trade on the NYSE as VMEM. The memory develops is venture backed by Toshiba, Juniper Networks, SAP Ventures, and Highland Capital, ...

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Pelican Imaging Gets New Investment From Panasonic

Mountain View-based mobile camera technology developer Pelican Imaging said this morning that it has added an investment from Panasonic, as part of its Series C funding. Size of the new investment was not disclosed. Pelican Imaging had anno...

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Friday, August 23, 2013

Taulia Takes $18M in Series C Funding

San Francisco-based Taulia, which develops software-as-a-service tools for managing discounting on enterprise purchases, has raised $18M in a Series C funding round. The funding round was led by Kalus Hommels and Zurich-based venture invest...

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Friday, August 23, 2013

Slice Lands $23M From Rakuten, Others

Palo Alto-based Slice, which develops tools to help consumers track their online purchases and receipts, said today that it has raised $23M in a funding round. The round was led by Rakuten, and also included Siguler Guff's Russia Partners a...

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Friday, August 23, 2013

Uber Raises $361M At Huge, $3.5 Billion Valuation

San Francisco-based Uber, the operator of the smartphone driven, private car, town car and taxi pickup service, has raised $361M in a funding deal, which values the company at around $3.5 billion. Investors in the deal include Google Ventur...

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Friday, August 23, 2013

PicCollage Finds $2.3M For Photo Collages

San Francisco-based mobile app developer PicCollage said this week that it has raised $2.3M in a funding round, for the company's photo sharing app. PicCollage said the funding came from 500 Startups, Floodgate Fund, Freestyle Capital, Ques...

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Thursday, August 22, 2013

Intelligent Imaging Systems, Drivewyze Raise $7.5M

Burlingame-based Intelligent Imaging Systems (IIS) and sister company Drivewyze announced today that they have raised $7.5M in a Series A funding round, for their transportation industry products. The funding came from Emergence Capital Par...

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Thursday, August 22, 2013

MicuRx Finds $25M For Antiobiotic Development

Haywayrd-based biopharmaceutical firm MicuRx said this morning that it has raised $25M in a Series B funding. The company, which is developing antibiotics, said the funding was led by BVCF, and also included Morningside Group and Devon Park...

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Thursday, August 22, 2013

NakedWines.com Lands $10M For Customer Funded Wine Retailer

Napa, California-based NakedWines.com, a customer-funded wine retailer started by Rowan Gormley (founder of Virgin Money and Virgin Wines), has raised $10M in a funding round. According to NakedWines.com, the investment came from WIV Wein I...

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Maginatics Finds $17M For Unfiied Cloud Storage Software

Mountain View-based Maginatics, a developer of cloud-based, unified storage software, said today that it has raised $17M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Intel Capital, and also included WestSummit Capital, Comcast Ventures, At...

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

SugarCRM Gets $40M

Cupertino-based SugarCRM, the developer of customer relationship management software, has raised $40M in a funding round, the company said this morning. The funding came from Goldman Sachs & Co. According to SugarCRM, Goldman VP Antoine Mun...

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Collegefeed Gets $1.8M To Match New Grads, Jobs

Mountain View-based Collegefeed announced Tuesday that it has raised $1.8M in a seed funding round, which came from Accel Partners, Mark Stevens (S-Cubed Capital, formerly of Sequoia Capital), and other angels. Collegefeed develops an onlin...

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

SocialChorus Gets $2.5M

San Francisco-based SocialChorus has raised $2.5M in a Series A, the company said this morning. The software company develops a cloud-based, "advocate marketing" platform designed to help marketers reach out to bloggers and social network u...

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Birst Brings In $38M

San Francisco-based business intelligence software developer Birst has raised $38M in a funding round, the company announced today. The funding was led by Sequoia Capital, and included Northgate Capital, along with prio investors Hummer Win...

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Monday, August 19, 2013

Clustrix Finds $10M More

San Francisco-based SQL database developer Clustrix has raised $10M in a funding round, in a Series D round, the company said today. The funding was led by HighBar Partners, and also included prior investors Sequoia Capital, U.S. Venture Pa...

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Friday, August 16, 2013

Punchh Orders Up $3M For Restaurant Loyalty Apps

San Francisco-based Punchh has ordered up $3M in a funding round for the company's mobile, restaurant loyalty apps, the company said this week. According to the company, the new funding came from Cervin Ventures, Green Span Ventures, VKRM, ...

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Friday, August 16, 2013

Tapastic Gets $650K For Web Comics

Santa Clara-based Tapastic is looking to bring more comic strips online with its tools, saying this week that it has raised $650,000 in a funding round. The funding came from 500 Startups, Strong Ventures, and Adam D'Angelo. According to th...

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Friday, August 16, 2013

Syntellia Nabs $3M

San Francisco-based Syntellia announced Thursday that it has raised $3M in funding. The company said the Series A came from Highland Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Middleland Capital. Syntellia develops virtual keyboard tech...

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Friday, August 16, 2013

Swiftype Seeded With $1.7M

Swiftype, which is developing search engine tools, has been seeded with $1.7M from a long list of investors. The company said it raised the seed funding from Andreesen-Horowitz Seed, New Enterprise Associates, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Bye...

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Friday, August 16, 2013

App.net Snags $2.5M For Social App Tools

San Francisco-based App.net, a developer of social application tools, has raised $2.5M in funding from Andreessen Horowitz. App.net develops a suite of tools --group messaging, blogging, file storage, photo sharing--which can be used by dev...

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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Vungle Raises $6.5M For In-App Video Ads

San Francisco-based in-app video advertising company Vungle announced today that it has raised $6.5M in a SEries A funding. The funding was led by Crosslink Capital, and also included Google Ventures, AOL Ventures, 500 Startups, SV Angel, M...

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

NextSpace Raises $500K, Acquires Chicago Coworking Company

San Francisco-based NextSpace, which operates a series of coworking spaces in California, has expanded into Chicago, and acquired a local Chicago coworking operator called The Coop. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Nex...

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Cyvera Finds $11M For Cybersecurity Tools

San Francisco-based Cyvera said today that it has raised $11M in a funding round, led by Battery Ventures, to bring its cybersecurity tools to the market. The company says its cybersecurity tool protects Windows endpoints and servers, again...

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Looker Gets $16M For Business Intelligence Tools

Santa Cruz-based Looker, a developer of business intelligence software, announced today that it has raised $16M in a Series A funding. The round was led by Redpoint Ventures, and also included First Round Capital and prior seed investors. A...

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Monday, August 12, 2013

Tegile Nabs $35M For Hybrid Storage Arrays

Newark, California-based Tegile Systems, which develops hybrid storage arrays aimed at the virtual server market, has raised another $35M in funding, the firm said today. The Series C funding came from Meritech Capital Partners, and also in...

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Monday, August 12, 2013

InsideView Raises $19M More

San Francisco-based sales intelligence software developer InsideView said this morning that it has raised $19M in a financing round. The funding was led by Split Rock Partners, and also included Emergence Capital, Foundation Capital, and Re...

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Monday, August 12, 2013

MyFitnessPal Lands $18M For Health and Wellness

San Francisco-based MyFitnessPal, which operates an online community focused on health and fitness, has raised $18M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and also included Accel Partners. As p...

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Thursday, August 8, 2013

Apexigen Gets $20M

Burlingame-based Apexigen, a biopharmaceuticals firm focused on antibody-based drugs, said today that it has raised $20M in a Series A1 financing round. The round was led by Amkey Ventures, and also included WSR Capital, China Development I...

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Thursday, August 8, 2013

SOASTA Expands With $30M

Mountain View-based mobile and cloud testing software provider Soasta recently raised $30M in a funding round, which came from Macquarie Capital and ROTH Capital, along with Canaan Partners, Formative Ventures and Pelion Venture Partners. T...

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Thursday, August 8, 2013

CareInsync Gets Investment From Samsung

Santa Clara-based CareInSync, a developer of mobile, collaboration software for healthcare providers, has raised a round of investment from Samsung, the company said Wednesday. CareInSync said that the investment came from Samsung Venture I...

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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Defense.net Gets $9.5M For DDoS Protection

Belmont-based Defense.net, a security startup aimed at addressing issues with distributed denial of service (DDoS) issues, has raised $9.5M in a funding round. The firm said the Series A was led by Bessemer Venture Partners. Defense.net is ...

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Monday, August 5, 2013

eASIC Gets Strategic Investment From Seagate

Cupertino-based eASIC reports today that it has scored a strategic investment from Seagate Technology. Financial terms of the strategic investment were not disclosed. eASIC said that along with the equity investment, the two are working tog...

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Monday, August 5, 2013

IfOnly Raises $3M for Charity Effort

San Francisco-based IfOnly, an online site which lets you find "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunities for experiences with celebrities, in support of charities, has raised $3M in a funding. The firm revealed Monday that the funding came from su...

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Monday, August 5, 2013

LE TOTE Lands Funding For Fashion Rentals

San Francisco-based LE TOTE, which allows users to rent fashionable clothing and accessories, has raised a round of seed funding, the firm disclosed last week. The funding came from Andreessen Horowitz, Lerer Ventures, Google Ventures, 500 ...

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Friday, August 2, 2013

Synack Secures $1.5M

Menlo Park-based Synack, which is developing a system to help crowdsource security testing for companies, has raised $1.5M in a seed funding round. The funding came from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Greylock Partners, along with Win...

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Friday, August 2, 2013

Tidemark Raises $13M, Bringing Total Raised To $48M

Redwood City-based Tidemark, a developer of cloud-based enterprise analytics tools, said this week that it has raised $13M in a Series D funding round. The round was led by Tenaya Capital, and also included Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Par...

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Thursday, August 1, 2013

HootSuite Raises $165M

Social media management tool developer HootSuite announced today that it has raised $165M in a funding round. HootSuite has an office in San Francisco. The company, which is based in Vancouver, said the funding came from Insight Venture Par...

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Thursday, August 1, 2013

SIPX Gets $4M For Copyright Management

Stanford-based SIPX announced today that it has raised $4M in a Series B funding round, to go towards the company's software for managing the copyrights and intellectual property of higher education institutions. The funding was led by Mohr...

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Thursday, August 1, 2013

Flywheel Gets $14.8M To Help Taxis Fight Uber, Lyft, Sidecar

San Francisco-based mobile app developer Flywheel, the developer of a mobile app which helps connect consumers with taxi rides, has raised $14.8M in a funding round. The Series B funding was led by Craton Equity Partners, and also included ...

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Qwilt Finds $16M For Video Caching Technology

Redwood City-based Qwilt announced Tuesday that it has raised $16M in a funding round. The Series C funding was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, and also included Accel Partners, Redpoint Ventures and Marker LLC. Qwilt is developing online...

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Apigee Lands $35M in Funding

Palo Alto-based Apigee announced this morning that it has raised $35M in a funding round. The firm said the funding was led by a subsidiary of BlackRock, and also included Accenture, Bay Partners, Focus Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners (N...

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

YL Ventures Raises $27.5M For Israeli Investments

San Francisco-based YL Ventures said today that it has raised $27.5M in a funding round, targeted specifically at Israeli startups. The firm said the funding round came through its second fund, YLV II. The company said it will invest in cor...

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Scoop.it Picks Up $2.6M

San Francisco-based Scoop.it, a developer of social curation and publishing tools, has raised $2.6M in funding, the firm said today. The company--which was formerly called Goojet--said the funding came from Partech International, Elaia Part...

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Superfish Reels In $10M

Palo Alto-based Superfish said today that it has raised $10M in a Series D funding round. The round came from Vintage Investment Partners, and also included Draper Fisher Jurvetson and DFJ Tamir Fishman Ventures. Superfish develops visual s...

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Monday, July 29, 2013

Kiwi Lands $9M For Android Games

Palo Alto-based Kiwiup said today that it has raised $9M in a funding round, led by Sequoia Capital. The startup, which is developing Android-based mobile games, also received funding from Omar Hamoui (AdMob), Charles Huang (Guitar Hero) an...

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Friday, July 26, 2013

Watsi Finds $1.2M For Crowdsourced Philanthropy

San Francisco-based Watsi, a philanthropic crowdsourcing startup which lets people support the healthcare of the less fortunate across the world, has raised $1.2M in funding, the company said Thursday. The company said the funding came from...

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Friday, July 26, 2013

Librato Lands $3.8M

San Francisco-based Librato, a developer of data analytics and monitoring tools, has raised $3.8M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Baseline Ventures, Harrison Metal, and Cowboy Ventures, and also included the company's prior an...

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Friday, July 26, 2013

Catbird Pounces On $10M In Funding

Scotts Valley-based Catbird said Thursday that it has raised $10M in a funding round. The funding came from Medina Capital. Catbird develops security and compliance software for the virtualized and private cloud data center market. THe firm...

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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Addvocate Gains $2M For Social Media Software

San Francisco-based Addvocate, a startup headed by former Salesforce.com executive Marcus Nelson, has raised $2M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Rogers Venture Partners, and angel investor Karen Riley. The company said it has p...

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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Accel Partners Bolsters Team

Palo Alto-based venture capital investor Accel Partners has bolstered its investment team, saying Wednesday that it has added Kobie Fuller as Principal at the firm, and promoted John Locke to Principal. Fuller was most recently Chief Market...

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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Hall Finds $5.5M For Mobile Messaging Software

Mountain View-based Hall, a developer of mobile messaging systems aimed at businesses, said yesterday that it has raised $5.5M in a funding round. The Series A funding came from Felicis Ventures, Signia Venture Partners and Angel investor E...

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Bare Snacks Finds $9.25M

San Francisco-based Bare Snacks, a healthy snack brand which uses fruit to create baked chips, has raised $9.25M in a funding round, the company said Tuesday. The funding was led by NGEN Partners, and also included Avrio Capital and Silas C...

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

NatureBox Finds $8.5M For Natural Foods Delivery

San Carlos-based NatureBox, which operates a subscription service which regularly delivers healthy snack food to customer, has raised $8.5M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by General Catalyst Partners, and also included Softbank ...

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

TOA Technologies Raises $66M From TCV

TOA Technologies, a developer of mobile workforce and employee management tools, recently raised $66M in a funding round from Palo Alto-based growth capital provider Technology Crossover Ventures. TCV said that Tim McAdam joins the company'...

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

DataStax Gets $45M For Cassandra NoSQL

San Mateo-based DataStax, which helps to develop and support the Apache Cassandra NoSQL database software, has raised $45M in a big, Series D funding. According to the company, the funding was led by Scale Venture Partners, and also include...

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Monday, July 22, 2013

SynapDx Taps Into Funding From Google For Autism Testing

SynapDX, which is developing blood test to enable diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), has raised $15.4M in funding, led by Google Ventures. According to SynapDx, the funding also included North Bridge Venture Partners and General ...

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Monday, July 22, 2013

NGM Biopharmaceuticals Gets $50M For Diabetes, Obesity Treatments

South San Francisco-based NGM Biopharmaceuticals said last week that it has raised $50M in a Series C funding round, to go towards its development of therapeutics for the treatment of diabetes, obesity and other cardio‐metabolic disea...

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Monday, July 22, 2013

Chairish Gets $3.2M for Online Furniture Marketplace

San Francisco-based Chairish, an online marketplace for used home furnishings, has raised $3.2M in a seed funding round. The funding round came from Azure Capital partners and O'Reilly AlphaTech ventures. Chairish said its founders previous...

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Monday, July 22, 2013

Expect Labs Gets Strategic Investment

San Francisco-based Expect Labs, which is developing software technology to help better understand and analyze conversations in real time, has raised a strategic round of funding, the firm announced this morning. The funding came from Liber...

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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Soma Slurps Up $3.7m For Water Filters

San Francisco-based Soma, which is developing stylish, subscription-based water filters, has raised $3.7M in a seed funding round. The funding came from Baseline Ventures, Forerunner Ventures, Lerer Ventures, Collaborative Fund, Cowboy Ven...

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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Homebrew Launches New $35M Seed Fund

A new, San Francisco-based seed-stage investment fund, Homebrew, launched Wednesday, saying it has $35M to invest in seed stage companies. The new venture capital fund was founded by former Google employee Hunter Walk, and Twitter employee ...

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Thursday, July 18, 2013

RiskIQ Lands $10M For Security Monitoring

San Francisco-based RiskIQ has raised $10M in a Series A funding round, to go towards its service for monitoring key websites and mobile applications for enterprises. The company said the round came from Summit Partners, and is its first in...

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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Swell Rolls In With $5.4M For Mobile News

San Francisco-based Swell, the developer of mobile apps which find and stream talk radio, news, and information to listeners, has raised $5.4M in a funding round. The funding round was led by Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and also included Googl...

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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Nifti Gets $800,000 From Google

Google Ventures is backing the developer of an online, price tracking and shopping service, Nifti. Nifti said it raised $800,000 in a seed funding today, led by Google Ventures and Otto Capital, and also including angels. The Boston startup...

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Xamarin Finds $16M For App Development Tools

San Francisco-based Xamarin said this morning that it has raised $16M in a Series B round, for its application development tools. The funding came from Lead Edge Capital, Charles River Ventures, Ignition Partners, and Floodgate Fund. Xamari...

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Inkling Gets $16M For Digital Textbooks

San Francisco-based Inkling said this morning that it has raised $16M in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by Sequoia Growth Fund, and also included Sequoia Capital, Felicis Ventures, Tenaya Capital, and JAFCO Technology Partner...

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Venturocket Launches With $700,000

San Francisco-based Venturocket, a developer of job recruiting tools, has raised $700,000 in a funding round, the company said Tuesday. The funding came from Runa Capital. According to Venturocket, it is developing a job recruitment softwar...

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Sauce Labs Gets $5M For Cloud, Web Testing

San Francisco-based Sauce Labs announced today that it has raised $5M in a Series C funding, to go towards its cloud-based mobile and web testing tools. The funding was led by Toba Capital, and also included Scott Banister, Triage Ventures,...

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

VMware Sells Zimbra

Zimbra, the provider of cloud-based email and collaboration software, has been sold again, and has become part of Telligent, a developer of online community and customer service software. According to the companies involved, Zimbra has been...

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Ayasdi Adds $30.6M For Big Data Insights

Palo Alto-based Ayasdi, a developer of "big data" software which uses machine learning to ferret out relevant data in those data streams, has raised $30.6M in a Series B round. The new funding came from Institutional Venture Partners, and a...

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

TalentBin Finds $2M For Recruiting Software

San Francisco-based TalentBin, the developer of a software tool used for finding job candidates via their web presence, has raised $2M in a Series A funding. The round was led by Lightbank, and also included NEA, Foundation Capital, and Fun...

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

TheHunt Gets Investment From Tyra Banks

San Francisco-based social shopping site TheHunt has received an investment from celebrity investor Tyra Banks, the company said MOnday, via her investment arm, Fierce Capital. Size of the new investment was not disclosed. Fierce Capital is...

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Monday, July 15, 2013

Kabam Sells Stock In Secondary Deal

San Francisco-based massively multiplayer game developer Kabam said Monday that it has sold a secondary offering of its stock, to allow current and former employees to chash out of the company. According to Kabam, the valuation of the secon...

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Monday, July 15, 2013

HyTrust Snags $12.5M For Cloud Security

Mountain View-based HyTrust, which develops cloud security software, has raised $12.5M in a Series C funding round. The funding also included a strategic investment and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel. HyTrust also is backed ...

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Monday, July 15, 2013

Drip Drop Captures $2.3M More

San Francisco-based Drip Drop, which is developing oral hydration solutions, said it has raised $2.3M in a new funding round, led by Pacific Advantage Capital. According to the company, the funding comes only 10 days after a $3M, Series A-1...

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Monday, July 15, 2013

AirTight Networks Gains $10M In Series D

Mountain View-based managed Wi-Fi products firm AirTight Networks announced this morning that it has raised $10M in a Series D funding round. The company, which provides secure, managed Wi-Fi networks, said the funding was led by Trident Ca...

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Friday, July 12, 2013

BackOps Gets $1.5M For Back Office Services Which Empower Women

San Francisco-based BackOps, which provides back office services such as accounting, HR, finance, and other services to small and medium sized businesses, has raised $1.5M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Sherpa Ventures, ...

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Friday, July 12, 2013

TouchOfModern Finds $3M for Online Style

San Francisco-based TouchOfModern, an online flash sales site focused on modern design products, has raised $3M in a Series A funding. The funding came from FLOODGATE, along with Hillsven Capital. TouchOfMOdern says it sells products from l...

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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Mind Pirate Captures $2.5M For Google Glass Games

In a bid to make the world a game, Menlo Park-based Mind Pirate, which is developing games for Google Glass, uncloaked the company today, saying that it has raised $2.5M in a seed funding round. The company said it raised $2.5M in December ...

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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Comprehend Systems Gets $8.4M

Palo Alto-based Comprehend Systems, which develops software to manage clinical trails, has raised $8.4M, the company said this morning. The Series A funding came from Sequoia Capital, and also included angels Aaron Levie, Nils Johnson, Zod ...

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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Breakthrough Finds $5M

Redwood City-based Breakthrough announced this morning that it has raised $5M in a Series A funding, for its online counseling and psychiatry service. The funding came from Social+Capital Partnership, along with First Round Capital and Grea...

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Movidius Focuses In On $16M For Image Processing Chips, Software

San Mateo-based Movidius, which develops image processing chips and software, said today that it has raised $16M in a Series D funding. The funding was led by Atlantic Bridge, DFJ Esprit and Robert Bosch Venture Capital, and also included C...

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Coursera Lands $43M For Online University Courses

Mountain View-based Coursera, the startup which is providing free, online classes from universities, said today that it has raised $43M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from GSV Capital, International Finance Corp., Laureate Ed...

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Zoomdata Sees $4.1M

Zoomdata, a developer of big data analytics and visualization software, said today that it has raised $4.1M in a Series A funding, to open an office in Silicon Valley. The Reston, Virginia-based company said that the funding came from Colum...

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Life360 Finds $10M For Family Location App

San Francisco-based Life360, which develops a mobile app geared around family communications and location tracking, has raised $10M in a Series B funding round. According to the firm, the round was led by DCM, and also included its prior in...

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Scality Snags $22M For Scalable Storage

San Francisco-based Scality, a developer of petabyte-scale, object based storage software, has raised $22M in a Series C funding. The firm said the funding was led by Menlo Ventures and Iris Capital, and also included FSN PME, Idinvest Part...

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Quartzy Raises $4M For Lab Management Software

Palo Alto-based Quartzy has raised $4M in a Series A funding round, for the company's online, free lab management software. The funding was led by Khosla Ventures, and also included angels David Sacks, Sam Altman, Sreeram Veeragandham and J...

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Monday, July 8, 2013

WebAction Gets $11M For Big Data Software

Palo Alto-based WebAction, which develops big data software aimed at real-time, data driven applications, has raised $11M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Summit Partners. The company said the funding will go towards rese...

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Monday, July 8, 2013

Modria Connects With $5M To Resolve Customer Complaints

San Jose-based Modria, which operates an online, dispute resolution system aimed at helping businesses and government agencies deal with customer issues, has raised $5M in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Foundry Group, and al...

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Monday, July 8, 2013

Sequent Software Secures $12M

Redwood City-based Sequent Software, a developer of contactless payment systems and technology, has raised $12M in a Series B funding round. The firm said the funding was led by the venture arm of Russian bank Sberbank, SBT Venture Capital....

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Monday, July 8, 2013

Sungevity Gets $15M In New Equity Funding

Oakland-based solar lease and financing firm Sungevity said last week that it has raised $15M in a new equity financing round. The funding came from GE Ventures, along with other investors. According to Sungevity, the new funding will go to...

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

rollApp Gets $1M

Palo Alto-based rollApp has raised $1M in a Series A funding, which was led by LETA Capital and included TMT Investments, to go towards its software for letting uers ran any existing, desktop software on an iPad, iPhone, or Android device. ...

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Zyomyx Taps Into $12M For HIV Testing

Fremont-based Zyomyx, a developer of portable, medical diagnostics platforms initially aimed at HIV/AIDs, has raised $12M in a Series 2 funding. The firm said the funding was led by Mylan, and also included conversion of funding from the Bi...

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Sequenta Secures $20M For Immune Therapeutics

South San Francisco-based biotechnology developer Sequenta has raised $20M in a Series C funding, the firm said today. Sequenta said the round was led by Foresite Capital Management, and also included Mohr Davidow Ventures and Index Venture...

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

SigFig Digs Up $15M For Personal Finance Tools

San Francisco-based SigFig, which develops personal finance software to help people better understand their portfolios and make better investment decisions, has raised $15M in a funding round. The firm said the funding came from Union Squar...

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Pixate Raises $3.8M

Palo Alto-based Pixate, which creates mobile app development software, has raised $3.8M in a funding, the firm said today. The funding came from Accel Partners. According to the company, it will use the funding to increase its support, impr...

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Outbox Gets $5M To Sort Your Mail

Outbox, a service which picks up your postal mail, and automatically sorts junk mail, digitizes bills, and allows you to view your mail on your iPhone or iPad, has raised $5M in a funding round to expand in San Francisco. The company said t...

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Monday, July 1, 2013

Insightera Raises $6.5M

San Mateo-based Insightera, which develops web personalization technology aimed at companies, has raised $6.5M in a funding round. The round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and Opus Capital, and also included Glilot Capital. Insighte...

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Monday, July 1, 2013

Veracyte Gets $28M In Series C For Molecular Diagnostics Products

South San Francisco-based molecular diagnostics firm Veracyte has raised $28M in a Series C funding. The firm said the funding included GE Ventures, as well as Domain Associates, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, TPG Biotech, and Versant Ve...

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Monday, July 1, 2013

Clinkle Finds $25M For Payment Technology

San Francisco-based Clinkle, which is developing a new, stealthy payment platform, has raised $25M in a seed funding round, the firm has announced. Clinkle said the funding came from Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Intel Capital, and ...

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Friday, June 28, 2013

PokitDok Takes $4M For Health Marketplace

San Mateo-based PokitDok...

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Friday, June 28, 2013

We Heart It Gets $8M For Photo Pinning Site

San Francisco-based We Heart It, a photo pinning and sharing site ala Pinterest, has raised $8M in funding, the firm disclosed Thursday. The new funding came from White Oak and IDG Ventures. We Heart It provides both an online service and m...

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Friday, June 28, 2013

Replicon Rounds Up $20M

San Mateo-based Replicon, a developer of cloud-based, time tracking and timesheet software, has raised $20M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Emergence Capital Partners and The Social+Capital Partnership. The firm said the funds ...

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Rackware Gets $3M For Cloud Computing

Santa Clara-based RackWare, a developer of cloud computing technology for the data center market, has raised $3M in a Series A funding round. The company said the funding came from Kickstart Seed Fund and Osage Venture partners. The firm sa...

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Figma Finds $3.8M For Photo Editing Tools

Palo Alto-based Figma, which develops photo editing tools, has raised $3.8M in a funding round, according to a regulatory filing plus reports. Figma is led by Dylan Field, a 21-year-old Thiel Fellow, who is part of Peter Thiel's "20-Under-2...

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Revel Systems Nabs $10.1M For POS Tablet Software

San Francisco-based Revel Systems, which develops Apple iPad-based point-of-sale software, has raised $10.1M from two Australian investor. The company said the investment came from Tim Tighe (Hungry Jack's) and Sean Tomlinson. The firm prov...

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

SanDisk Backs Panzura

Milpitas-based SanDisk Corporation, which develops flash memory products, said this morning that it has backed cloud storage firm Panzura, as part of that company's recent venture round. SanDisk said that it invested in Panzura's Series D t...

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Inadco Scoops Up $11M

Palo Alto-based online advertising firm Inadco has raised $11M in a Series B round, the firm said today. The funding was led by U.S. Venture Partners, and also included Redpoint Ventures. According to the firm, the capital will go to hire m...

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Vormetric Raises $15M For Security Appliances

San Jose-based Vormetric, which develops data security appliances, said it has raised $15M in new funding. The funding was led by Split Rock Partners, and also included JK&B Capital, Quicksilver Ventures and Sigma Partners. According to Vor...

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

HortonWorks Snags $50M For Hadoop Development

Palo Alto-based HortonWorks, the company which develops and supports the Apache Hadoop, big data software, has raised $50M in a new funding round. The funding came from Tenaya Capital, Dragoneer Investment Group, Benchmark, Index Venturse, ...

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

GainSpan Adds $19M In Series D

San Jose-based Wi-fi technology provider GainSpan said this morning that it has raised $19M in funding, as part of a Series D funding. The funding came from Zebra Technologies Corporation and Oplink Communications, along with Opus Capital, ...

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Sunrun Gets $630M For Solar Project Financing

San Francisco-based Sunrun, a provider of solar leases and power purchase agreements, said Tuesday evening that it has raised $630M in financing, for the purchase and installation of home solar projects. The firm said the funding came from ...

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Cognitive Networks Finds $3.5M in Funding For Smart TV Info

San Francisco-based Cognitive Networks, which provides real-time data for smart television information systems, says it has raised $3.5M in funding. The funding was split between $1.5M in equity from DCM Ventures, and $2M in a structured ve...

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Watchwith Gets $5M For Second Screen Data

San Francisco-based Watchwith, which provides information on broadcast television to third party partners, including metadata and data typically used for "second screen" applications, has raised $5M in funding. The funding came from Rogers ...

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Keas Gets $8M For Corporate Wellness Efforts

San Francisco-based Keas, which develops cloud-based, corporate wellness programs for employers, has raised $8M in a new funding, the firm said today. The funding came from Ignition Partners and Atlas Venture. The firm said it has such clie...

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Biba Calls Up $15M

San Francisco-based Biba Systems, the developer of a mobile communications and conference call service for business, said this morning that it has raised $15M in a Series B funding. The round was led by InterWest Partners, and also included...

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Invino Sips Up $3M Series A For Wine Club

Sonoma-based Invino, a private sales / flash sales site focused on wine, said Monday that it has raised a round of Series A funding. The firm said it has raised $3M from such investors as DN Capital, Founders Fund, Launch Capital, Correlati...

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Monday, June 24, 2013

E la Carte Takes $13.5M To Eliminate Waiters, Waitresses

Tired of trying to flag down a waiter or waitress? Palo Alto-based E la Carte, is trying to make waiting on a waiter or waitress a think of its past, with its tablets specifically aimed at restaurants. The company said has raised $13.5M in...

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Monday, June 24, 2013

Entelos Finds New Financing

San Mateo-based Entelos announced last week that it has raised a round of additional funding, from Clearlake Capital Parteners and Michaelson Capital Partners. Size of the new funding round was not disclosed. Entelos is devleping physiologi...

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Monday, June 24, 2013

Fractal Analytics Gets $25M

Fractal Analytics, a developer of big data-based, predictive analytics software aimed athe consumer product markets, has raised $25M in a private equity investment. The investment came from TA Associates. According to TA Associates, the inv...

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Friday, June 21, 2013

Highland Capital Partners Bets Big On Leap Motion With $25M Fund

Menlo Park-based Highland Capital Partners said this week that it has created a new, $25M fund specifically aimed at the Leap Motion ecosystem. The firm said the new Leap Fund will make investments in developers, entrepreneurs and businesse...

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Friday, June 21, 2013

3-V Biosciences Finds $20M

Menlo Park-based 3-V Biosciencs, a biopharmaceuticals firm developing therapeutics for the oncology and infectious disease area, said Friday that it has raised $20M in a series C funding. The funding came from existing investors Kleiner Per...

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Friday, June 21, 2013

Firebase Gets $5.6M For App Development Tools

San Francisco-based Firebase, which develops tools to help app developers more quickly develop their apps, has raised $5.6M in a Series A funding. The firm said the funding came from Union Square Ventures and Flybridge Capital Partners. The...

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Cumulus Networks Finds $15M For Datacenter Linux

Sunnyvale-based Cumulus Networks said today that it has emerged from stealth, and also revealed that it has raised $15M in funding. The funding came from Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Peter Wagner and four of the original VMware fo...

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Entelo Gets $3.5M For Recruiting Tools

San Francisco-based Entelo said Wednesday that it has raised $3.5M for its talent and recruiting tools. The firm said the financing was led by Battery Ventures, and also included Menlo Ventures. Entelo's tools use social data to help compan...

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

ThousandEyes Gets $5.5M For Cloud Performance Tools

San Francisco-based ThousandEyes has raised $5.5M, and has launched a service to help monitor the performance of cloud applications. According to the firm, the funding came from Sequoia Capital and angel investors. The firm's software helps...

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Zetta.net Lands $8M For Enterprise Cloud Storage

Sunnyvale-based Zetta.net announced today that it has raised $8M in a new funding round. The provider of enterprise cloud storage said the Series B funding was led by Industry Ventures, and also included Foundation Capital and Sigma. The fi...

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

View Sees $60M For Electronic Glass Technology

Milpitas-based View, the developer of electrochromic glass, which can adjust the amount of sunlight coming through a glass element electronically, has scored $60M in funding from strategic partner Corning Incorporated. Corning and View anno...

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Parakweet Picks Up $2M

San Francisco-based Parakweet said this morning that it has raised $2M in a funding round. The round came from a number of angels, including Scott Banister (PayPal, Zappos, Powerset), Alan Braverman (Yammer, Eventbrite), and David Jeske (Go...

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

CloudByte Snags $4M For Cloud Storage Software

Cambell-based CloudByte, a provider of cloud-based storage software, said today that it has raised $4M in its second round of funding. The funding was led by Fidelity Growth Partners India, and also included Nexus Venture Partners and Kae C...

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Accel Opens Second, $100M Big Data Fund

Palo Alto-based venture capital investor Accel Partners said this morning that it has created a second $100M investment fund specifically allocated to "big data" investments. According to Accel, its new $100M Big Data Fund 2 will go towards...

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Monday, June 17, 2013

ForSight VISION5 Sees $9.3M

Menlo Park-based ForSight VISION5 said Monday that it has closed its $9.3M, Series B-1 funding round. The firm, which is an offshoot of ophthalmic technology incubator Forsight Labs, said VISION5 is focused on treatments for ocular hyperten...

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Monday, June 17, 2013

Disconnect Raises $3.5M For Online Privacy Software

Palo Alto-based Disconnect announced this morning that it has raised $3.5M for its online privacy software. The firm said the Series A round came from FirstMark Capital. Disconnect was founded by Brian Kennish and Casey Oppenheim, and devel...

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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Anacor Pharmaceuticals Gets Loan Funding

Palo Alto-based Anacor Pharmaceuticals, a developer of small-molecule therapeutics derived from a boron chemistry platform, has entered into a new, $45.0M loan agreement, the company said this week. The company said the loan comes from Herc...

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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Thumbtack Pins Down $12.5M For Local Services Quotes

San Francisco-based Thumbtack, which helps people get custom quotes for local services, has raised $12.5M in a funding, the firm said this morning. The funding came from Sequoia Capital, along with Javelin Venture Partners and MHS Capital. ...

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Thursday, June 13, 2013

GoodData Gets $22M

San Francisco-based big data software developer GoodData has raised $22M in a funding round, led by TOTVS Ventures. TOTVS Ventures said it led the Series D funding in GoodData, which is also backed by Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst P...

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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

BrightEdge Finds $42.8M For Content Marketing Software

San Mateo-based BrightEdge said todsay that it has raised $42.8M in a Series D funding. The funding was led by Insight Venture Partners, and also included Intel Capital, Battery Ventures, Altos Ventures and Illuminate Ventures. BrightEdge ...

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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

InternMatch Gets $4M In Series A

San Francisco-based InternMatch said today that it has raised $4M in a Series A funding. The round came from ARTIS Ventures, Subtraction Capital, Kapor Capital, and 500 Startups. InternMatch operates an online website which helps match stud...

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Monday, June 10, 2013

Kenandy Gets $33M

Redwood City-based Kenandy disclosed this morning that it has raised $33M in funding. The funding was led by Lightspeed Ventuer Partners, and also included Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Wilson Sonsini. Kenandy develops cloud-based ma...

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Friday, June 7, 2013

Twilio Calls Up $70M In Series D

San Francisco-based Twilio said Friday that it has raised $70M, in a Series D funding round for the company. The funding was led by Redpoint Ventures, and also included Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Bessemer Venture Partners. Twilio develops ...

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Friday, June 7, 2013

N3twork Raises $12M

N3twork, a stealth mode developer of mobile software, revealed this week that it has raised $12M in a funding round. The funding came from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Floodgate, and Google Ventures. The firm is headed by Neil Young, f...

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Friday, June 7, 2013

Mirantis Finds $10M More For OpenStack Efforts

Mountain View-based Mirantis, a developer of OpenStack systems integration, said this week that it has raised $10M in a second round of its Series A funding. The funding came from Ericsson, Red Hat, SAP Ventures, and WestSummit Capital. Th...

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Friday, June 7, 2013

Panzura Gets $25M More For Cloud Storage

San Jose-based Panzura said Thursday that it has raised $25M in a Series D funding round. The round was led by Meritech Capital Partners, and also include Matrix Partners, Khosla Ventures, Opus Capital and Chevron Technology Ventures. Paul ...

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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Vigilent Finds More Funding For Data Center Cooling

El Cerrito-based Vigilent, which develops building energy management systems, said Tuesday that it has raised a new round of funding. Size of the round was not disclosed. The firm said the funding came from TELUS Ventures. The firm's energy...

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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Ayla Networks Raises $5.4M

Sunnyvale-based Ayla Networks announced this morning that it has raised $5.4M in funding, for creating a cloud-based service for the "Internet of Things". The funding came from Voyager Capital and Crosslink Capital. Ayla is led by David Fri...

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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Whistle Finds $6M In Funding For Connected Pets

San Francisco-based Whistle, which develops an connected device for dogs which monitors the health of dogs, and makes that data available to owners on their smartphones and the Internet, has raised $6M in a funding and launched its product....

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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Bloomberg Launches $75M Investment Fund, Bloomberg Beta

Financial news and data provider Bloomberg said today that it has launched a brand new, $75M venture capital fund called Bloomberg Beta. The fund, which is based in San Francisco, said it will invest in and create new, early-stage technolog...

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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Personal Capital Gets $25M For Wealth Management Services

Redwood City-based Personal Capital, which combines software tools and mobile apps with professional, financial advisors, has scored $25M more in funding for its services today. The company said the new, Series C funding round will go to "s...

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Scripted.com Picks Up $4M For Writer's Marketplace

San Francisco-based Scripted, which operates an online marketplace for businesses to find freelance writers, has raised $4.5M in a Series A funding, the firm said today. The funding was led by Crosslink Capital and Redpoint Ventures. Accord...

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013

DAQRI Lands $15M For Augmented Reality

Daqri, which develops augmented reality technology, said this morning that it has raised $15M in a private equity funding. The firm, which has its R&D location in Sunnyvale, said that the funding came from Tarsadia Investments. Daqri's tech...

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Friday, May 31, 2013

USVP Bolsters Team

Menlo Park-based venture investor U.S. Venture Partners announced an expansion of its team Thursday, saying that it has promoted Dr. Jacques Benkoski to Partner, and added two, entrepreneurs-in-residence to its team. The firm said that it h...

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Friday, May 31, 2013

Weotta Launches Event Discovery App With Investor Backing

Los Gatos-based Weotta, a developer of mobile event and local activity discovery apps, has raised a round of funding from Google Ventures, David Morin, and TenOneTen Ventures. The firm, which was seeded by Data Collective, Crosslink Capital...

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Mercator MedSystems Gets $6.5M

San Leandro-based Mercator MedSystems has raised $6.5M in a Series B financing, the company announced this morning. Mercator MedSystems said the funding came from Volcano Capital, Crocker Capital, and Aphelion Capital, and also included Win...

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Roku Reels In $60M

Saratoga-based Roku, the provider of online television streaming hardware, has raised another big round of funding, the firm said yesterday. Roku said it raised $60M in a strategic investment round, from Hearst Corporation, BSkyB, and News ...

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

TubeMogul Adds $10M To Series C Funding

Emeryville-based TubeMogul has completed a second tranche of its Series C funding, the firm said Wednesday. According to TubeMogul, the new, $10M funding was led by SingTel Innov8, and also included Cross Creek Capital and existing investor...

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Pure Storage Picks Up New Funds From IQT

Mountain View-based flash storage developer Pure Storage has raised a new round of funding from In-Q-Tel, the company announced today. Size of the funding round was not disclosed. In-Q-Tel is the investment arm of the U.S. intelligence comm...

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

PandoDaily Snags New Funding

San Francisco-based PandoDaily, the online technology news site, has raised a new round of funding, bringing its total raised to $3M, the firm said this week. The company said the funding came from Redpoint Ventures, along with Lerer Ventur...

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

CoTap Gets $5.5M For Mobile Messaging

San Francisco-based CoTap, a startup founded by former Yammer executive Jim Patterson and Zack Parker, said today that it has raised $5.5M in a Series A funding. CoTap said the funding was led by Charles River Ventures, and also included Em...

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Five9 Scores $34.5M For Cloud Contact Center Software

San Ramon-based Five9, a developer of cloud-based, contact center software, reported that it has raised $34.5M in new funding. The funding included both $22M in Series D equity, as well as $12.5M in revolving debt. According to Five9, the n...

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

TuneIn Gets $25M More

Palo Alto-based TuneIn, which operates an online radio service, said today that it has raised $25M in a new round of funding. The round was led by Insitutional Venture Partners, and also included Google Ventures, Sequoia Capital, General Ca...

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Judicata Pulls In $5.8M For Legal Research Tools

San Francisco-based Judicata has revealed that it has raised $5.8M in a second round today. The round was led by Khosla Ventures, with Keith Rabois joining its board. Judicata develops software to help parse legal text into machine-readable...

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Appurify Raises $4.5M

San Francisco-based mobile testing firm Appurify disclosed today that it has raised $4.5M in a funding round. The firm is backed by Foundation Capital, Felicis Ventures, Webb Investment Network, Data Collective, along with angels. The firm'...

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Friday, May 24, 2013

Tiger Global Purchases $50M Of Automattic In Secondary

Automattic, the San Francisco firm behind the popular WordPress blogging services and software, said that Tiger Global has purchased $50M in a secondary transaction. The investment move was announced by Matt Mullenweg, the founder of WordPr...

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Friday, May 24, 2013

Jennerex Biotherapeutics Gets $21.6M

San Francisco-based Jennerex Biotherapeutics has raised $21.6M in funding, the firm announced Thursday. Source of the private placement was not disclosed. Jennerex is developing oncolytic immunotherapies for solid tumors. The company said t...

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Friday, May 24, 2013

Lyft Lands $60M More

San Francisco-based ridesharing marketplace Lyft said Thursday that it has raised $60M in a third round of funding. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz. Lyft helps connect pre-screened drivers willing to give users a ride around town w...

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

WibiData Snags $15M For Big Data Software

San Francisco-based WibiData has raised $15M in a funding round for the firm's enterprise, big data software. The startup, founded by Christophe Bisciglia and Aaron Kimball, said the Series B round was led by Canaan Partners, and also inclu...

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

AlephCloud Gets $7.5M For Cloud Content Protection

Sunnyvale-based AlephCloud has raised $7.5M in a Series B funding, for its software for managing content privacy on the public cloud. The firm said the funding was led by Handbag, LLC, headed by Seth Neiman. AlephCloud says its technology i...

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

Skyhigh Networks Finds $20M

Cupertino-based Skyhigh Networks announced Wednesday that it has raised $20M in a Series B financing round. The round was led by Sequoia Capital, and also included Greylock Partners. Aaref Hilaly of Sequoia joins the company's board. Skyhig...

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Cloudscaling Snags $10M For Open Cloud Infrastructure

San Francisco-based Cloudscaling, a provider of Openstack-based elastic cloud services, has raised $10M in a new funding, the company announced today. The funding came from Trinity Ventures, Juniper Networks, and Seagate. The Juniper invest...

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

First Aid Shot Therapy Gets Funding For Medication Drinks

Can you get pain relief from a can? Burlingame-based First Aid Shot Therapy thinks you should be able to, and has raised funding to get its "medication in a can" to market. Size of the Series A funding was not announced. According to the co...

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Popexpert Finds $2M for Learning Video Marketplace

San Francisco-based Popexpert, which operates an online marketplace focused on video learning about a wide range of topics, has raised $2M in a funding round, the firm said Tuesday. Popexpert said the funding was led by Learn Capital, and a...

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Brightpearl Gains $8M

San Francisco-based Brightpearl, a developer of software which integrates orders, inventory, and customer data from multiple, e-commerce engines and marketplaces for companies, has raised $8M in a funding round. The Series B financing was c...

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

MessageMe Gets $10M For Mobile Messaging Apps

San Francisco-based MessageMe, which develops iOS and Android instant messaging apps, has raised $10M in a funding round, the company said today. The funding came from Greylock Partners, with the investment led by John Lilly. The company's ...

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Adaptive Planning Gets $45M

Mountain View-based Adaptive Planning, a developer of cloud-based, business analytics software, said today that it has raised $45M in a funding round. The round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, and also included ONSET Ventures, Norwest...

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Gamgee Snags $2M For Mobile Healthcare

Palo Alto-based Gamgee, a stealth mode, mobile healthcare company, has raised $2M in a funding round from Khosla Ventures. Gamgee is led by Bob Quinn. The firm said it is developing a platform that takes patient handouts and makets it avail...

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Monday, May 20, 2013

Newsle Nabs $1.65M For Social News Software

San Francisco-based news discovery software developer Newsle has raised $1.65M in a funding round. The funding came from Advance Publications Inc., Maveron, DFJ,Transmedia Capital, Launny Steffens, and pRockwell Schnabel. Whitney Shaw, pres...

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Monday, May 20, 2013

Zyme Solutions Finds New Funding

Redwood Shores-based Zyme Solutions said this morning that it has raised a new equity funding round, to help scale the company's software platforms. The firm said the funding came from Susquehanna Growth Equity. Financial details of the fun...

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Friday, May 17, 2013

Vend Gets $8M For POS Software

San Francisco-based Vend, a developer of point-of-sale software which runs on tablet PCs, has raised $8M more in funding, the firm said this week. The investment came from Craig Winkler (MYOB), Paul Bassett and Matt Rockman (Seek.com.au), t...

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Marqeta Finds $14M For Online Commerce, Payments

Emeryville-based Marqeta, a developer of online commerce and payments software, said Thursday that it has raised $14M in a Series B funding. The funding came from Greylock IL (an affiliate fund of Greylock Partners), Granite Ventures, Comme...

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

BonitaSoft Lands $13M

Bonitasoft, a developer of business process management software, has added $13M more in a Series C funding, the firm said Thursday. The funding was led by the FSN PME (the French National Fund for Digital Society), and also included Vente...

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Funding Profiles Gets Seeded

Sunnyvale-based Funding Profiles, a developer of software aimed at translating financial metrics into business dashboards, said Wednesday that it has received a seed funding investment. Size of the investment and name of the inevsotr was no...

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Atlantis Computing Finds $20M For Storage Optimization

Mountain View-based Atlantis Computing announced today that it has raised $20M in a Series D funding round. The funding was led by Adams Street Partners, and also included Cisco Systems, El Dorado Ventures and Partech International. Atlanti...

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

QuoteRoller Raises $655K

QuoteRoller, which develops software to automate sales proposals, has raised $655,000 in a funding round, and set up its headquarters in San Francisco. Source of the funding round was not announced. QuoteRoller offers up its services on a m...

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Zoove Dials Up $15M

Palo Alto-based Zoove, which operates the star-star (**) mobile phone information numbers, said today that it has raised $15M in a new funding round. The firm said the funding came from its existing, Series D investors, Rogers Venture Partn...

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Monday, May 13, 2013

Rocket Lawyer Finds $15M More

San Francisco-based Rocket Lawyer disclosed Monday that it has raised $15M in a funding round. Source of the new funding was not announced. Rocket Lawyer offers up an online legal documents and referral service. Rocket Lawyer was founded by...

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Monday, May 13, 2013

Radius Gets Funding From BBVA

San Francisco-based Radius, a developer of technology to help small businesses with lead scoring and sales and marketing, has raised a round of funding from BBVA Ventures. BBVA Ventures is the venture arm of BBVA Group, the Spanish banking ...

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Friday, May 10, 2013

Matrix Partners Raises $450M Fund

Palo Alto-based venture investor Matrix Partners said this week that it has closed on a new, $450M fund, Matrix X, its tenth early-stage technology venture fund. The company said the fund is its third, $450M early stage fund for the investo...

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Thursday, May 9, 2013

LiquidSpace Finds $1.3M More In Series B

Palo Alto-based LiquidSpace, a startup which operates a marketplace for empty desks and meeting space (think "Airbnb for office space"), has raised $1.3M in new, Series B funding, the firm said today. The funding came from Steelcase and CBR...

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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Coinbase Finds $5M For Bitcoin Exchange

San Francisco-based Coinbase disclosed yesterday that it has raised $5M in a venture capital funding round. The round was led by Union Square Ventures. Coinbase operates an online Bitcoin exchange, which allows users to buy and sell Bitcoin...

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

YouEye Gets $3M For Website Testing Service

Mountain View-based YouEye, which operates a facial recognition-driven, user testing service for web designers, disclosed today that it has raised $3M in a funding round. The round came from Bobby Yzdani, Brian McClendon, and Beth McClendon...

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Menlo Ventures Adds Two

Venture capita investor Menlo Ventures said today that it has added two people to its team. The firm said Avery More has joined as Venture Partner, and Alex Gorelik as Entrepreneur in Residence. More joins from Aeroscout, and also sits on t...

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Chute Captures $7M For Mobile Photo Sharing Infrastructure

San Francisco-based Chute, a developer of software to power the photo sharing and social infrastructure for mobile app developers, has raised $7M in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Foundry Group, and also included Freestyle C...

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

CircleUp Lands $7.5M For Crowdfunding Site

San Francisco-based CircleUp, which operates an online, crowdsourcing site aimed at consumer companies, has raised $7.5M in a Series A funding. The firm said the funding was led by Union Square Ventures, and also included Google Ventures, R...

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Monday, May 6, 2013

Google Ventures Steals Away MG Siegler From CrunchFund

Google Ventures, the venture capital arm of Internet giant Google, has snagged away MG Siegler from CrunchFund, naming Siegler a General Partner at the firm. According to Google Ventures, Siegler will focus on seed and early stage investmen...

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Monday, May 6, 2013

Channel Medsystems Nabs $9.7M For Cryoablation Device

San Francisco-based medical device developer Channel Medsystems said last week that it has raised $9.7M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Boston Scientific, and also included InCube Ventures, Aperture Ventures, Scientific ...

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Monday, May 6, 2013

Clustrix Raises $16.5M

San Francisco-based Clustrix, which develops cloud-based SQL databases, announced this morning that it has raised $16.5M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from Sequoia Capital, U.S. Venture Partners, ATA Ventures, and Don Listwi...

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Monday, May 6, 2013

FastBack Networks Raises $15M For Small Cell Backhaul

San Jose-based FastBack Networks, a startup developing small cell network backhaul services technology, said today that it has raised $15M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Matrix Partners, and also included Juniper Networks thr...

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Friday, May 3, 2013

MetricStream Gets Strategic Round From Goldman Sachs

Palo Alto-based MetricStream, a developer of risk and compliance software, said this week that it has scored a strategic round of funding from Goldman Sachs. Size of that investment was not disclosed. MetricStream's enterprise software is u...

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Thursday, May 2, 2013

Proteus Digital Health Lands $62.5M

Redwood City-based Proteus Digital Health has raised $62.5M in a Series F financing, the firm said Wednesday. The funding came from Oracle, Otsuka, Novartis, Sino Portfolio and the company's other investors. Proteus Health is developing "d...

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Thursday, May 2, 2013

Lex Machina Nabs $4.8M For Litigation Software

Palo Alto-based Lex Machina said Wednesday that it has raised $4.8M in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Cue Ball Capital, and also included prior investors XSeed Capital, Costanoa Venture Capital, and Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Y...

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Thursday, May 2, 2013

Google Buys Into Lending Club With $125M Secondary Investment

Mountain View-based Google is taking a $125M, secondary stake in online peer-to-peer lending marketplace Lending Club. Google is purchasing the shares from Lending Club's existing investors. David Lawee of Google joins LendingClub's board a...

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Dorm Room Fund Expands To Silicon Valley

The Dorm Room Fund, the University-driven, venture capital fund backed by First Round Capital, has expanded its efforts into the San Francisco Bay area and the greater Silicon Valley region, the fund said Wednesday. Dorm Room launched its e...

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Curious Launches Online Learning Marketplace With $7.5M

Menlo Park-based startup Curious.com launched a new, online marketplace for learning and lessons today, saying that it is backed by $7.5M in funding from Redpoint Ventures and angels Bill Campbell, Jesse Rogers and Justin Kitch. Curious.com...

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Workspot Lands $1.9M For Enterprise Mobility Apps

Menlo Park-based Workspot disclosed today that it has raised $1.9M in a seed funding round, for its software which allows users to access their critical work related applications and files from their tablets and mobile devices. The funding ...

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Pelican Imaging Raises $20M For Perfect Mobile Photos

Mountain View-based Pelican Imaging, a developer of camera array technology for mobile devices, said today that it has raised $20M in a Series C funding round. The funding included strategic investor Qualcomm Ventures, along with Nokia Grow...

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Dwolla Raises $16.5M More, Sets Up Shop In San Francisco

Online payment infrastructure developer Dwolla said today that it has raised $16.5M in a funding round, and opened up operations in San Francisco. The firm said the Series C funding came from Andreessen Horowitz, and also included Village V...

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Expect Labs Snags Strategic Investment From Intel, Samsung, and Telefonica

San Francisco-based Expect Labs, which is developing intelligent "digital assistants" which predict what a user wants to do and helps them accomplish tasks, has scored a strategic investment from a trio of companies. Expect Labs said that I...

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

RetailNext Lands $15M For Brick-and-Mortar Analytics

San Jose-based RetailNext said this morning that it has raised $15M in a Series C financing round. The round was led by StarVest Partners, and also included August Capital, Nokia Growth Partners, and Commerce Ventures. StarVest's Laura B. S...

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Monday, April 29, 2013

Accel Partners' Breyer To Depart Dell

Jim Breyer, who is a Partner at Accel Partners, is further simplifying his board seats today, and will not stand for re-election to the board of Dell Computer. The move is the second major board departure for Breyer in the last few days; he...

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Monday, April 29, 2013

Madison Color Gains $4M For Hair Care Products

San Francisco-based Madison Color said today that it has raised $4M in a venture funding round, which was led by True Ventures, and also included Maveron, the venture firm founded by Howard Schultz, the founder of Starbucks. The firm said t...

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Monday, April 29, 2013

Dynamic Yield Gets Funding From Bessemer, Innovation Endeavors

Dynamic Yield, a developer of yield optimization products based in Tel Aviv, Israel, has scored backing from Palo Alto-based investor Bessemer Venture Partners. According to Dynamic Yield it raised $2m in its Series A funding, with the New ...

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Monday, April 29, 2013

Apigee Gets Backing From In-Q-Tel

Santa Clara-based Apigee, which develops technology to help developers and companies with their application programming interfaces (APIs), has scored backing from In-Q-Tel, the venture capital arm of the U.S. intelligence community. Financi...

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Thursday, April 25, 2013

PresenceLearning Finds $8M For Online Speech, Occupational Therapy Service

San Francisco-based PresenceLearning said Thursday that it has raised $8M in a Series B funding, for the firm's online speech and occupational therapy services for K-12 students. The funding was led by New Markets Venture Partners and Blue ...

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Thursday, April 25, 2013

drchrono Gets Investment From Box

Mountain View-based drchrono, which develops iPad applications for viewing electronic health records (EHR), said Thursday that it has received an investment from cloud storage provider Box. Financial details of the investment were not discl...

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Thursday, April 25, 2013

PICT Sees $1.4M

San Francisco-based PICT, a developer of tools which lets companies insert information into photos being shared on such sites as Facebook and elsewhere across the web, said today that it has raised $1.4M in a funding round. The funding came...

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

3scale Finds $4.2M For API Service

San Francisco-based 3Scale announced Wednesday that it has raised $4.2M in a funding round, which will go towards its software API management and distribution service. The funding came from Javelin Venture Partners and Costanoa Venture Capi...

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Pivotol Gets $105M From GE

Pivotal Labs, the developer of agile software development tools which is co-owned by EMC and VMware, and headed by Paul Maritz, has a new warchest of funding today. PIvotal said that GE plans to make a strategic investment in the firm of ap...

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Gengo Finds $12M For Translation Services

San Mateo-based Gengo, the operator of an online, human-powered language translation service, said today that it has raised $12M in a Series B investment round. The roudn was led by Intel Capital, and also included Aotmico, Iris Capital, In...

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Cervel Neurotech Gets $14.1M For Brain Stimulation Devices

San Mateo-based Cervel Neurotech, a developer of medical devices which use magnetic coils to treat psychiatric and neurologic illnesses, said today that it has raised $14.1M in a new funding round. The funding came from D. E. Shaw Ventures ...

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Infer Launches With $10M

Palo Alto-based Infer, which is developing predictive customer analytics software, has raised $10M in a Series A funding, the firm said today. The funding came from Redpoint Ventures, along with Andreessen Horowitz, Social+Capital Partnersh...

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Battery Ventures Names Facebook Vet As EIR

Battery Ventures is bolstering its presence in Menlo Park, with the hiring of a Facebook veteran as its newest Entrepreneur in Residence. The firm said that it has hired Charles Jolley as its newest EIR in Menlo Park. Jolley was most recent...

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Monday, April 22, 2013

Skimlinks Gets More Funding

San Francisco-based Skimlinks disclosed Monday that it has raised more funding for its software, which automatically inserts affiliate marketing links for web publishers on their site. Size of the funding was not disclosed. The funding came...

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Monday, April 22, 2013

Upstart Lands $5.9M More

San Francisco-based Upstart, the startup which is letting prospective entrepreneurs raise capital by trading away a portion of their future income for 10 years, said today that it has raised $5.9M in a Series A funding round. The firm said ...

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Monday, April 22, 2013

Eventbrite Raises $60M

San Francisco-based Eventbrite, which operates an online service to let people promote their events and sell tickets, said today that it has raised $60M in a financing round. The round brings the company's total raised to $140M. The new fun...

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Friday, April 19, 2013

mBlox Lands $14M In Venture Loan

Sunnyvale-based mBlox, a provider of SMS messaging and text messaging products, has raised $14M in venture debt, from NXT Capital Finance. Terms of the loan were not announced. mBlox is backed by Norwest Venture Partners, Scale Ventures, N...

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Friday, April 19, 2013

Silver Lake Raises $10.3 Billion For New Investment Fund

Menlo Park-based Silver Lake, the private equity firm which specializes in technology investments, said Thursday that it has closed on Silver Lake Partners IV, a $10.3 billion fund focused on large-cap technology investment. Silver Lake sai...

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Friday, April 19, 2013

Enlighted Finds $20M More For Energy Saving Sensors

Sunnyvale-based Enlighted, which provides sensors and software to reduce the power consumed by commercial lighting, has raised $20M in a Series C funding, the firm said Thursday. The funding was led by RockPort Capital, and also included DF...

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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Yodo1 Raises $5M For Chinese Mobile Games

Yodo1, which helps game publishers mobilize their games in the Chinese market, said Wednesday that it has raised $5M in a Series A funding round. The firm--which has a presence in San Francisco, but is based in Beijin--said the funding was ...

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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Guavus Gets $9M More For Big Data Tools

In a funding that brings the firm's total raised to $87M, San Mateo-based Guavus said today that it has raised $9M more in a new funding round. The round came from Goldman Sachs and TransLink Capital. Guavus develops big data analytics soft...

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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Kaazing Adds $15M For HTML5 Communications

San Francisco-based Kaazing, which develops the HTML5 communications software WebSocket, has raised $15M in a new funding round, the firm said today. The funding came from New Enterprise Associates Inc. (NEA) and Columbus Nova Technology Pa...

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Idibon Lands $1.4M For Language Processing Software

San Francisco-based Idibon, which develops natural language processing software used for understanding and decoding unstructured data like emails, instant messages and social media, has raised $1.4M in a seed funding round. The firm said th...

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

PowerbyProxi Snags $5M For Wireless Power

Pleasanton-based PowerbyProxi, a developer of wireless power systems, announced yesterday that it has raised $5M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from TE and Movac, a New Zealand venture capital firm. PowerbyProxi is developing...

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Gainsight Gets $9M For Applying Big Data To Sales

Mountain View-based Gainsight, a developer of software which uses Big Data techniques to analyze sales data and usage, announced this morning that it has raised $9M in a funding round. The round was led by Battery Ventures. Along with the f...

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Instart Logic Finds $17M To Improve Web Application Performance

Mountain View-based Instart Logic has raised $17M in a funding round, the firm announced today, from Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures and Tenaya Capital, as well as others. The firm develops a cloud-based service...

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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

The Hunt's Online Shopping Site Gets Seeded

San Francisco-based The Hunt, an online, visual, social site focused on finding products, said today that it has scored a second close of seed financing from a suite of Hollywood insiders. The company said the new investment came from Ashto...

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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

RealReal Lands $14M For Luxury Resale Fashion

San Francisco-based The RealReal, an online marketplace for the resale of luxury items, has raised $14M in a Series B funding round, the firm announced today. The funding was led by InterWest Partners, and also included Canaan Partners, e....

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Monday, April 15, 2013

OpenCoin Snags Angel Funding For Bitcoin

San Francisco-based OpenCoin said today that it has raised angel funding for its development of the Ripple protocol, the open source payment system behind Bitcoin. Size of the funding was not disclosed. The funding came from Andreessen Horo...

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Monday, April 15, 2013

FlightCar Gains $5.5M For Peer-To-Peer Airport Car Rentals

Are you a frequent traveler, who would love to make money--rather than pay money--when you've parked your car at the airport? San Mateo-based FlightCar disclosed today that it has raised $5.5M in a Series A funding, which included General C...

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Friday, April 12, 2013

Motif Lands $25M For Themed Investing

San Mateo-based Motif Investing, which develops an automated, one-click way for individuals to invest in "themed" investments, has raised $25M in a Series C funding, the firm disclosed today. The funding came from Goldman Sachs, and also in...

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Glass Collective Aims At Funding Next Big Thing

A new, joint venture capital partnership--backed by Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, is looking to fund startups spawned out of Google's Glass platform, the three said Wednesday. The companies said...

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Azure Capital Heads North, Opens Canadian Office

San Francisco-based venture capital investor Azure Capital has turned its eyes north of the border, saying today that it has opened up a brand new office in Calgary, Alberta, to scope out investments across Canada. Azure pointed to an "impr...

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Quantance Raises $12M More

San Mateo-based 4G/LTE power amplifier (PA) maker Quantance said this morning that it has raised $12M more, in a Series D funding round. The funding came from TD Fund, Granite Ventures, InterWest Partners and DoCoMo Capital. Quantance said ...

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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

iRhythm Taps Into $16M For Heart Rate Monitoring

San Francisco-based iRhythm Technologies, a developer of patch-based, cardiac monitoring products, said today that it has raised $16M in a Series D funding round. The funding was led by Norwest Venture Partners, and also included New Leaf V...

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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Wandera Gets $7M

San Francisco- and London-based mobile data compression software developer Wandera has raised $7M in a funding round, the firm announced this morning. Wandera offers up a service which helps companies reduce their mobile data usage and spen...

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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Optimizely Gains $28M More For Website A/B Testing Service

San Francisco-based Optimizely, which develops website A/B testing software, said this morning that it has raised $28M in a funding round. The funding was led by Benchmark Capital, and also included Bain Capital Ventures, Battery Ventures,...

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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

MarkLogic Lands $25M For NoSQL

San Carlos-based MarkLogic, a developer of enterprise, NoSQL database software, announced this morning that it has raised $25M in a new funding round. The firm said the round was led by Sequoia Capital and Tenaya Capital, and also included ...

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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Plain Vanilla Corp. Finds Funding For Quiz Games

San Francisco-based Plain Villa Corp., which develops a series of quiz-based mobile games, has raised $2.4M in a Series A funding, the firm said today. The funding was led by Greycroft Partners, Tencent, IDG ventures and BOLDStart Ventures,...

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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

ForgeRock Nabs $15M For Open Source Identity Management

San Francisco-based ForgeRock, a developer of open source software for identity and access management, announced a $15M funding round today. The Series B funding was led by Foundation Capital, and also included Accel Partners. The firm said...

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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Cleave Biosciences Adds $10M In Series A

Burlingame-based biopharmaceuticals developer Cleave Biosciences has raised another $10M in its Series A funding round, the firm announced today. According to Cleave, the new funding came from New Enterprise Associates. The funding brings i...

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Monday, April 8, 2013

SteadyMed Therapeutics Finds $3M In Working Capital

San Ramon-based SteadyMed Therapeutics, a developer of biopharmaceuticals to treat Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH), has raised $3M in a term loan from Square 1 Bank. Square 1 Bank said the loan will go towards working capital, to help...

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Monday, April 8, 2013

Clean Power Finance Gets $37M For Solar Financing

San Francisco-based Clean power Finance, which provides residential solar financing to consumers, said this morning that it has raised $37M in a new round of financing. The firm said the growth equity came from strategic and existing invest...

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Thursday, April 4, 2013

Ignition Partners Sets Up Shop In Silicon Valley

Ignition Partners, a venture capital firm which is based in Seattle, said this week that it has raised a new fund, and opened up a new office in Palo Alto. The venture capital firm said that its new, $150M fund will be run by Frank Artale, ...

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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

EAT Club Nabs $5M For Food Delivery

Sunnyvale-based EAT Club, which operates a lunch delivery service which lets professionals select a lunch and automatically have it delivered each day, has raised $5M in a Series A funding round. The round came from August Capital, First Ro...

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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

MuleSoft Adds $37M For Integration Software

San Francisco-based MuleSoft, a developer of middleware software for integrating different enterprise applications, has raised another big round of funding today. The company said it raised $37M in a new round of funding, led by New Enterpr...

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Balanced Raises $2M For Online Payment Processing

San Francisco-based Balanced, a provider of electronic payment services for e-commerce businesses, has raised $2M in a new seed funding, the firm said today. The funding came from Andreessen Horowitz and Collaborative Fund. Balanced said th...

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Revance Therapeutics Raises $33M

Mountain View-based Revance Therapeutics, a developer of specialty biopharmaceuticals, said today that it has raised $33M in a Series E financing. The funding came from its existing investors, including Essex Woodlands, NovaQuest Pharma Opp...

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Midokura Gets $17.3M For Network Virtualization Products

San Francisco-based Midokura, a developer of network virtualization products, said this morning that it has raised $17.3M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ), and also included ...

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Microsoft Co-Founder Opens Investment Office In Silicon Valley

Paul Allen, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft Corp., is opening up a new investment office in Silicon Valley, according to reporta. Allen's personal investment firm, Vulcan Capital, apparently is opening up a new office to specificall...

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Friday, March 29, 2013

Deliv Snags $1M For Same-Day Delivery

Palo Alto-based Deliv, which is creating a same-day delivery service which taps into independent drivers to provide same-day delivery of products for retailers, said this week that it has raised $1M in a funding round. The round came from G...

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Friday, March 29, 2013

Pasteurization Technology Group Gains $5M

San Leandro-based Pasteurization Technology Group, which is developing wastewater disinfection technology, said Thursday that it has raised $5M in a funding round. The Series A funding was led by EIC Ventures, and also included Kennington. ...

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Stitch Labs Snags $1.4M In Debt Funding

San Francisco-based Stitch Labs, which develops cloud-based, small business inventory management software, has scored $1.4M in funding, via a term loan. The funding came from Square 1 Bank, which announced the funding. Terms of the loan wer...

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Demandbase Finds $15M More

San Francisco-based Demandbase, which develops marketing software to help companies understand their B2B customers and what they are browsing on their web site, said this morning that it has raised $15M in a venture funding round. The round...

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Rev.com Raises $4.5M For Translation Services Marketplace

Are you looking for a freelancer who can help you translate your business documents or transcribe your audio? Rev.com, a new, San Francisco startup, is creating a marketplace for just that, saying Tuesday that it has raised $4.5M in a fundi...

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Moovweb Snags $16M To Mobilize Web Sites

San Francisco-based Moovweb said today that it has raised $16M in a funding round, which came from Jafco Ventures and Trinity Ventures. The startup, which is led by Ajay Kapur, develops software which helps web developers automatically adap...

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Third Rock Ventures Raises $516M Fund

San Francisco- and Boston-based Third Rock Ventures, which invests in healthcare companies, said Monday that it has raised $516M in its third fund, Third Rock Fund III. The firm said the fund was oversubscribed. The new fund brings its tota...

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Monday, March 25, 2013

Pluribus Networks Brings Series C To $44M

Palo Alto-based Pluribus Networks, which develops network virtualization and acceleration hardware, said today that it has now raised $44M in its Series C funding round, after an injection from China Broadband Capital (CBC). The firm--which...

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Friday, March 22, 2013

AgreeYa Mobility Snags New Funding

Mountain View-base AgreeYa Mobility, a developer of enterprise software which helps companies connect via Android, iOS, and Windows Mobile to MIcrosoft products such as Office 365, SharePoint, and Lync, has raised a round of new funding. Th...

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Friday, March 22, 2013

Postmates Snags $5M For Urban Delivery Service

Postmates, which develops a smartphone driven, urban delivery service which lets consumers order lunch, groceries, or office supplies in San Francisco and Seattle, has raised $5M in a funding round, the firm revealed this week. The funding ...

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Friday, March 22, 2013

Namo Media Seeded With $1.9M For Mobile Ads

San Franciso Bay Area-based Namo Media, a stealth mode, native mobile advertising startup, revealed this week that it has raised $1.9M in a seed funding round. The round was led by Google Ventures, and also included Andreessen Horowitz, Tri...

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

ShareThis Raises $23M, Buys Socialize

Palo Alto-based Sharethis announced today that it has raised $23M in a Series C funding round, and acquired Socialize, a developer of social application software. The new funding came from T-Venture, the venture arm of Deutsche Telekom, and...

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

GetMyBoat Hitches Up To $500,000

San Francisco-based online, peer-to-peer boat rental marketplace GetMyBoat said today that it has raised $500,000, via an angel financing round. Source of the new funding was not disclosed. GetMyBoat operates an online marketplace which all...

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

MapR Gets $30M For Hadoop

San Jose-based Hadoop software developer MapR Technologies said today that it has raised $30M in a Series C funding. The new funding was led by Mayfield, and also included prior investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, NEA and Redpoint Ventur...

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Vasona Networks Nabs $12M Series B

Santa Clara-based Vasona Networks, which develops technology for managing mobile capacity in cell phone networks, has raised $12M in a Series B funding, the firm announced this morning. The funding was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, and ...

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Monday, March 18, 2013

Emergence Capital Partners Names New Operating Partner

San Mateo-based venture capital firm Emergence Capital Partners said Monday that it has named Alison Berkley Wagonfeld as its Operating Partner, helping the firm's portfolio companies work on go-to-market strategies, recruiting and talent m...

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Thursday, March 14, 2013

OCZ Technology Lands $30M Venture Loan

San Jose-based solid state disk drive maker OCZ Technology Group has scored a $30M loan and security agreement with venture lender Hercules Technology Growth Capital. The two firms said the agreement includes both a $15M term loan, and a $1...

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Thursday, March 14, 2013

DeveloperAuction Wins $2.7M

San Francisco-based DeveloperAuction, which operates an online site which lets software developers auction themselves off to the highest bidder, said today that it has raised $2.7M in a first round investment. The round was led by New Enter...

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Crushpath Gets $6M To Help You Pitch Your Products

San Francisco-based Crushpath, a new startup developing a service to help people pitch their products, ideas, events, service, and more, said Tuesday that it has raised $6M in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Chamath Palihapit...

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Evolv On-Demand Gains $15M

Evolv On-Demand, a San Francisco software developer focused on talent and job applicant management, said this morning that it has raised $15M in a Series D financing round. The round was led by VantagePoint, and also included GGV Capital, K...

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Crittercism Snags $12 Million For Mobile Performance Management

Crittercism, the San Francisco-based developer of software for monitoring the performance of mobile web applications, said today that it has raised $12M in a funding round. The round was led by existing investor Google Ventures, and also in...

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

SwiftStack Gets $6.1M For Object Storage Software

San Francisco-based SwiftStack said this morning that it has raised $6.1M in a Series A funding round. The firm, which develops object-based storage software based on the open OpenStack standard, said the funding will go towards employes an...

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Skyera Adds Western Digital As Strategic Investor

San Jose-based solid state storage developer Skyera has added disk drive maker Western Digital has a strategic investor. According to Western Digital, it participate in the recent $51M funding round that had been announced by SKyera, which ...

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Monday, March 11, 2013

creativeLIVE Gets $8M

creativeLIVE, an online, live video education and class site, said Monday that it has raised $8M in a funding round. The San Francisco and Seattle company announced that the round came from Creative Artists Agency (CAA), William Morris End...

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Monday, March 11, 2013

Trulia Launches Follow-On Offering

San Francisco-based Trulia announced this morning that it has launched its follow on offering of 5.25 million shares of its common stock. The offering, which is being run by Deutsche Bank Securities, J.P. Morgan Securities and RBC Capital, ...

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Friday, March 8, 2013

TastemakerX Raises $1.25M More For Music Discovery

San Francisco-based TastemakerX, which develops a mobile, music discovery application which uses gamification to let bands promote their music and find fans, said Thursday that it has raised $1.25M in a funding round. The round came from Ba...

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Thursday, March 7, 2013

Pertino Connects With $20M For Cloud Networking Software

Los Gatos-based Pertino said today thta it has raised $20M in a Series B funding round, for the firm's cloud-based networking software. Pertino develops software which allows small businesses to more easily connect their employees via wide-...

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Thursday, March 7, 2013

Matterport Beams In $5.6M For 3D Scanning Tools

Matterport, a Mountain View-based developer of 3D scanning technology which takes and scans, in detail, interior spaces into 3D data, has raised $5.6M in a Series A funding round. The firm said the funding came from Lux Capital, along with ...

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Thursday, March 7, 2013

Life360 Gets Investment From BMW

San Francisco-based Life360, a developer of an Android and iPhone app for tracking a family's location, has scored a strategic investment from BMW i Ventures, the venture capital arm of German car manufacturer BMW. Size of the investment wa...

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Thursday, March 7, 2013

Looker Locks Into $2M

Santa Cruz-based Looker Data Sciences, a developer of business intelligence query software, said Thursday that it has raised $2M in a funding round. The funding was led by First Round Capital and PivotNorth Capital. The firm said it is look...

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Discoverly Seeded With $750,000

San Francisco-based Discoverly, a stealth mode developer of enterprise social networking and data tools, said this week that it has raised $750,000 in a seed funding round. The funding came from Salesforce.com, Bessemer Venture partners, At...

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Basis Snags $11.5M For Smart, Health Monitoring Wristwatch

Can a wristwatch be the key to unlocking a healthier lifestyle? San Francisco-based BASIS Science thinks so, and just raised $11.5M in a Series B funding to move towards its goal of helping people to adopt health habits. The firm said the n...

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Kilopass Finds $8M

Santa Clara-based Kilopass, a developer and licensor of intellectual property for the non-volatile memory semiconductor market, said it has raised $8M in a funding round. The firm said it came from a major, consumer electronics licensee of ...

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

SharesPost Ties With NASDAQ On Private Share Trading

San Bruno-based SharesPost, which operates an online marketplace to trade stock in privately held, venture backed companies, has inked a joint venture deal with NASDAQ OMX, the two said this morning. Financial details of the deal were not d...

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Pathjoy Snags $1.7M For Home Cleaning Booking Service

San Francisco-based Pathjoy, the Y-Combinator startup which connects people with home cleaners ala Uber, disclosed today that it has raised $1.7m in a seed funding round. The round came from Andreessen Horowitz, First Round Capital, Resolu...

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Retailigence Finds $6.3M

Redwood City-based Retailigence, a developer of marketing software to convert online browsers to offline customers, has raised $6.3M in a new funding round, the firm announced today. Retailigence said the Series B funding came from Draper F...

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Anaplan Finds $30M More For Cloud Finance Planning

San Francisco-based Anaplan, which develops cloud-based financial modeling and planning software, said today that it has raised $30M in a new financing round. The round was led by Meritech Capital, and also included prior investors Granite ...

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Quorum Gets $11M For Backup Appliances

San Jose-based Quorum, which develops backup, recovery, and business contunity appliances aimed at the small and mid-sized business market, has raised $11M in a Series B funding, the firm announced this morning. Quorum said the new funding ...

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Monday, March 4, 2013

Trulia Files For Follow On Offering

San Francisco-based real estate site Trulia has filed for a follow on offering saying it is looking to raised up to $100M in another common stock offering for the company. The firm--which is currenlty listed as TRLA on the New York Stock Ex...

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Monday, March 4, 2013

roundCorner Gains Growth Funding For Nonprofit CRM

Roundcorner, a developer of enterprise, nonprofit donor management software which connects into Salesforce.com, said today that it has raised a round of growth stage funding. Financial details of the funding, and investors names, were not d...

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Monday, March 4, 2013

PivotLink Gets $2.0M For Business Analytics

San Francisco-based PivotLink, a develper of software-as-a-service for helping retailers analyze their business performance, has raised $2.0M in a debt funding round, according to a regulatory filing. Details on the funding have not been an...

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Monday, March 4, 2013

Sophia Search Snags $3.7M For Semantic Software

San Jose-based Sophia Search has snagged $3.7M in a Series A round, the company announced this morning. The firm said the investment round was led by Atlantic Bridge Ventures. Sophia Search develops semantic analysis software used to unders...

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Monday, March 4, 2013

Pathbrite Adds $4M In Series A2

San Francisco-based Pathbrite, which develops an online site to help students create an "educational portfolio", said today that it has raised $4M in a Series A2 financing round. The funding was led by testing firm ACT, and also included R...

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Friday, March 1, 2013

CardioKinetix Scores $48M For Heart Failure Treatment

Menlo Park-based CardioKinetix said Thursday that it has raised $48M in a Series E financing, for its catheter-based heart failure therapies. The new funding round came from Panorama Capital, along with prior investors U.S. Venture Partners...

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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Gild Gets $8M To Find Software Developers

San Francisco-based Gild, which is developing technology to help recruiters assess the skills of software developers, said Wednesday that it has raised $8M in a series A funding round. The round was led by Baseline Ventures, and also includ...

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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Nexenta Raises $24M

Mountain View-based Nexenta Systems, which is developing software defined storage products, said today that it has raised $24M in a Series D funding round. The round was led by Four Rivers Group, and also included Menlo Ventures, TransLink ...

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Monday, February 25, 2013

Playnomics Scores $5M For Game Analytics

San Francisco-based Playnomics, which develops predictive analytics software for mobile, social, and browser-based games, said last week that it raised $5M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by VanEdge Capital, and also includ...

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Monday, February 25, 2013

Intersect ENT Gets $30M

Menlo Park-based Intersect ENT, which develops sinus implants used to treat ear, nose and throat patients, said today that it has raised $30M in a Series D round of funding. The round was led by Norwest Venture Partners, and also included ...

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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Skyera Gains $51M For Solid State Storage From Dell

San Jose-based solid state storage developer Skyera said this morning that it has raised $51M in a Series B financing round. The funding came from Dell Ventures, the venture capital arm of Dell Computer. Skyera is developing solid state sto...

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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Pinterest Lands $200M At $2.5B Valuation

Palo Alto-based Pinterest has raised $200M more in venture capital funding, the firm confirmed this week. The funding was led by Valiant Capital Management, and also included Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners and FirstMark Capi...

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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Mindflash Gets $3.5M In Funding

Palo Alto-based Mindflash, which develops online training software for companies, has raised $3.5M in a funding round, the firm said Wednesday. The funding came from the Investment Group of Santa Barbara, and occurred sometime in 2012. Mind...

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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Drawbridge Adds $14M

San Mateo-based Drawbridge, a developer of advertising technology for tracking users across different devices, said Thursday that it has raised $14M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Northgate Capital, and also included Sequ...

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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Battery Ventures Raises $900M In Two Funds

Menlo Park-based venture investor Battery Ventures has a stack of new bills in its pocket today, announcing that it has raised $900M across two funds. Battery said it closed Battery Ventures X at $650M, and Battery Ventures X Side Fund (BV ...

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Cmune Scores Funding For Uberstrike

Cmune, which develops the popular, 3D shooter game UberStrike on Facebook and other platforms, said this week that it has raised a new round of funding. Size of the investment was not disclosed. The funding came from DCM. Cmune says it has ...

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

TVU Networks Snags New Funding

Mountain View-based TVU Networks, which develops mobile broadcasting hardware for television transmissions, said today that it has landed a new round of funding. Size of the round was not disclosed. According to TVU Networks, the new fundin...

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Gynesonics Lands $21M In New Funding

Redwood City-based Gynesonics, a developer of minimally invasive products for treating uterine fibroids in women, said today that it has raised $21M in a Series F funding round. The round was led by HBM Partners, and also included Correlati...

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

StormPath Gets $8.2M More For User Authentication Tools

San Mateo-based StormPath, the developer of user authentication and management software for app developers, said tihs morning that it has raised $8.2M in a Series A financing round. The round was led by New Enterprise Associates and Pelion ...

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Friday, February 15, 2013

HStreaming Snags Funding

San Francisco-based HStreaming, which develops big data analytics software, has raised a funding round from Atlas Venture, the firm said Thursday. Financial details of the funding was not disclosed. HStreaming said it is working on low late...

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Friday, February 15, 2013

Odyssey Thera Gets $2.8M In Funding

San Ramon-based Odyssey Thera, a developer of technology which measures disease pathways in human cells, said Thursday that it has raised $2.8M in funding. The funding came from HBM Partners, Burrill & Company, and Lonza. According to Odyss...

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Morta Security Secures First Funding Round

Palo Alto-based Morta Security said Wednesday that it has raised a new round of funding. The stealth mode, security software company said the funding came from Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, and Norwest Venture Partners along with ...

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

InVisage Sees New Funding For Image Sensors

Menlo Park-based InVisage, a developer of image sensors, said Wednesday that it has raised a Series D round of funding. Size of the funding was not announced. According to InVisage, the new funding round was led by GGV Capital, and also inc...

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Storenvy Lands $5M

San Francisco-based Storenvy, which operates an online social marketplace focused on photos of products from merchants, said this week that it has raised $5M in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Intel Capital and Spark Capital,...

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Leanplum Raises $825,000

San Francisco-based Leanplum, a developer of mobile analytics and A/B testing tools, has raised $825,000 in a angel funding round, the firm disclosed today. THe funding came from TechStars, Kima Ventures, VoiVoda Ventures, along with other ...

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Nextdoor Gets $21.6M

San Francisco-based neighborhood social networking site Nextdoor said this morning that it has raised $21.6M in a funding round. The round was led by Greylock Partners, and also included Benchmark Capital, Shasta Ventures, DAG Ventures, All...

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Monday, February 11, 2013

RepairPal Finds $13M

San Francisco-based RepairPal, an online site providing information on auto repairs, including helping consumers to estimate repair prices on their cars, said Monday that it has raised $13M in a funding round. The round came from Cars.com a...

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Thursday, February 7, 2013

MyTime Gets $3M For Appointment Scheduling, Deals Service

San Francisco-based MyTime, a startup developing a combination appointment scheduling and online personal services deals site, has raised $3M in a funding round, the firm disclosed Thursday. The company lets users book appointments for hair...

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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Think Big Analytics Seeded With $3M

When Ron Bodkin, the founder of Think Big Analytics, was VP of Engineering at Quantcast, he started tapping into Hadoop and NoSQL--two of the core of the move towards big data analysis--in that firm's operations. That led to starting Think ...

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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Lifefyre Snags $15M For Social Commenting

San Francisco-based Livefyre, which develops social commenting and real-time chat applications, said today that it has raised $15M in a Series C funding round. The round was led by US Venture Partners, and also included Greycroft Partners, ...

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Ribbon Ties Up $1.6M For Social Commerce

Ribbon, a San Francisco startup developing an social commerce platform which lets users sell products and accept payments from the web, Facebook, and other social sites, said today that it has raised $1.6M in a seed funding round. The round...

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Ravello Systems Raises $26M For Cloud Apps Environment

Palo Alto-based Ravello Systems, which develops its own cloud application environment allowing virtual applications to run across multiple, different cloud providers, has raised $26M in a funding round. The round came from Sequoia Capital, ...

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

WSO2 Gets $10M For Enterprise Middleware

Palo Alto-based WSO2, a developer of enterprise middleware software, reported yesterday that it has raised $10M in a new round of funding. The funding round was led by Toba Capital, and also included both Cisco and Intel Capital. WSO2 devel...

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

WhiteHat Security Snags $31M

Santa Clara-based WhiteHat Security, a developer of website security and related tools, said today that it has raised $31M in a new funding round. The round came from Investor Growth Capital and JMI Equity, and brings the company's total ra...

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

New Relic Scores $80M, Eyes IPO

San Francisco-based software-as-a-service provider New Relic said today that it has raised $80M in a mezzanine financing round, to help the firm expand into the mobile market, extend in Europe, and prep for a public offering. The financing ...

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Monday, February 4, 2013

Piston Cloud Gets $8M for OpenStack Software

San Francisco-based Piston Cloud announced today that it has raised $8M, in a Series B funding round, for the firm's OpenStack distribution. According to Piston Cloud, the funding came from Cisco Systems, Data Collective, Swisscom Ventures,...

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Thursday, January 31, 2013

PagerDuty Rings Up $10.7M

San Francisco-based PagerDuty, which develops software-as-a-service for managing IT scheduling, schedule management, and alerting, said Thursday that it has raised $10.7M in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz...

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Tomfoolery Snags $1.7M For Mobile Software

San Francisco-based Tomfoolery, a startup developing mobile software for the enterprise, said today that it has raised $1.7M in a seed funding round. The startup--which say sit is developing "consumer-quality, mobile focused software for wo...

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Ringadoc Gets $1.2M To Handle Patient Calls For Doctors

San Francisco-based Ringadoc said Tuesday that it has raised $1.2M in a seed funding round, led by Founders Fund's FF Angel. Ringadoc is developing a service to help doctors manage patient calls with their smartphone, letting doctors respon...

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Houzz Gets $35M For Home Remodeling Market

Palo Alto-based Houzz, which operates an online marketing service aimed at home remodeling and design projects, announced today that it has raised $35M in a Series C funding round. The round came from Sequoia Capital, Comcast Ventures, Klei...

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

WatchDox Gains $12M

Palo Alto-based document sharing service WatchDox announced today that it has raised $12M in a new funding round, which came from Millennium Technology Value Partners, Blackstone, Gemini Israel Funds, Shasta Ventures and Shlomo Kramer (Chec...

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Monday, January 28, 2013

Seagate Invests $40M in Virident

Cupertino-based Seagate has invested $40M in Virident Systems, the developer of flash-based, solid state storage products. The investment came as part of a strategic agreement, where Seagate will also offer up a line of line of flash-based ...

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Monday, January 28, 2013

ChaCha Snags $14M

ChaCha, the human-powered, real-time question and answer site which is based in Carmel, Indiana, but also has offices in San Francisco, has raised $14M in a round of funding, the firm said today. ChaCha said the new round was led by Vantage...

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Monday, January 28, 2013

Bessemer Venture Partners Bolsters Team

Venture capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners said last week that it has named a number of new partners. According to Bessemer, it has promoted Kent Bennett, Brian Feinstein, Ethan Kurzweil and Trevor Oelschig to partner, has hired Alex Fe...

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Monday, January 28, 2013

Zoom Gets Funding For Cloud Video Conferencing

Santa Clara-based Zoom Video Communications said this morning that it has raised a Series A financing round, and launched its cloud-based HD video meeting and mobile screen sharing service. The firm said the Series A funding came from Qualc...

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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Extole Lands $7.6M

San Francisco-based Extole, a provider of social media and marketing services and software, said today that it has raised an additional $7.6M in a funding round. The round came from current investors Shasta Ventures, Norwest Venture Partne...

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Thursday, January 24, 2013

CircuitHub Gets Funding From Google, Y Combinator

CircuitHub, an online library of electronic parts and information for hardware designers, has raised a round of funding from Google Ventures, Y Combinator, and angels Paul Buchheit, Matt Cutts, Garry Tan, Alexis Ohanian, Harj Taggar, and ot...

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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Leyden Energy Gets $10M

Fremont-based battery developer Leyden Energy said today that it has raised $10M in a Series C funding round for its lithium ion batteries. The firm said the round came from New Enterprise Associates, Lightspeed Ventures, Sigma Partners and...

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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Intel Backs Apperian

Intel Capital, the venture investment arm of Intel, has made an investment in enterprise mobile application management firm Apperian, in a strategic investment. Apperian is based in Boston, and is also backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, K...

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Prosper Finds $20M In Funding, Sets New CEO

San Francisco-based peer-to-peer lending marketplace Prosper said Tuesday that it has raised $20M in a funding round from Sequoia Capital, and also named a new CEO. Prosper said it has named Pat Grady of Sequoia Capital to its board of dire...

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

AppDynamics Snags $50M

San Francisco-based AppDynamics, the developer of application performance management software, said today that it has raised $50M in a Series D round. The growth funding was led by new investor Institutional Venture Partners, and also inclu...

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

BuildingIQ Powers Up With $9M

San Francisco-based BuildingIQ, a developer of commercial building energy management software, said this morning it has garnered $9M in a venture funding round. The round came from Aster Capital, the Venture Capital unit of Siemens Financia...

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

PayNearMe Pulls Out $10M For Self-Service Cash Payments

Mountain View-based PayNearMe, which operates a network of locations where consumers can pay for goods or services remotely with cash, said Tuesday that it has raised $10M in a new funding round, and also launched its service, PayNearMe Exp...

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Optimal Lands $7M For Social Media Advertising, Analytics

San Francisco-based Optimal announced this morning that it has raised $7M in a Series B funding round. The round came from DoubleRock, The Social Internet Fund, Siemer Ventures, Signal Ventures, John Pappajohn, Warren Adelman (former CEO of...

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Syapse Gets Funding Round From Social+Capital

Palo Alto-based Syapse, which operates an online repository of human genome and clinical data, said this morning that it has raised a round of funding from The Social+Capital Partnership. Size of the funding round was not disclosed. Syapse ...

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Ceterix Lands $19.5M

Menlo Park-based Ceterix Orthopaedics, a developer of surgical tools used for arthroscopic surgery, has raised $19.5M in a Series B funding, the company said today. The round was led by Novo Ventures, and also included Versant Ventures and ...

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Friday, January 18, 2013

15Five Finds $1M

San Francisco-based 15Five, a firm developing software to help companies gain feedback from their employees and improve the communications and management of those companies, has raised $1M in a seed funding, the firm said this week. The fun...

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Thursday, January 17, 2013

SurveyMonkey Raises $800M

Palo Alto-based SurveyMonkey, the developer of web-based surveying software, said today that it has raised $800M in funding, split between $444M in private equity, and $350M in debt. The equity funding came from CEO Dave Goldberg and Tiger ...

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Thursday, January 17, 2013

NextSpace Raises $825K For Coworking Efforts

Santa Cruz-based NextSpace, the developer and operator of coworking spaces, said this morning that it has raised $825,000 in a funding round. The firm said the funding will go towards expansion in Northern California. The company, which is ...

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Sungevity Gains $125M More

Oakland-based residential solar power firm Sungevity, which offers up a service to help residential customers specify and install their own solar power systems, said Wednesday that it has raised $125M more in funding. The funding included $...

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

InternMatch Finds $1.2M

San Francisco-based InternMatch, an online service which helps connect college students with employers, said Wednesday that it has raised $1.2M in a funding round. The round came from angels, including Dave McClure, Mitch Kapor, Vishal Makh...

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Fanplayr Connects With $2M

Palo Alto-based Fanplayr, a developer of software to which helps analyze site and visitor traffic to optimize purchase incentive timing, said today that it has raised $2M in a seed investment round. The round was led by Denali Venture Partn...

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Zettaset Gets $10M

Mountain View-based Zettaset, the developer of big data automation and cluster management software for Hadoop, said Tuesday that it has raised $10M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by HighBar Partners, and also included Brocad...

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Ayasdi Digs Up $10M For Big Data Discovery

Palo Alto-based Ayasdi said today that it has raised $10.25M in a Series A funding, for its big data platform for helping organizations parse through their large and complex datasets. The funding was led by Khosla Ventures and FLOODGATE. Th...

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Redpoint Ventures Closes Fifth Fund, Worth $400M

Menlo Park-based Redpoint Ventures said today that it has closed a new, $400M early stage venture capital fund, Redpoint V. The venture investor said the funding will go towards early stage investing. Redpoint said it had more than 14 exits...

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Google Backs Cancer Software Developer Flatiron Health

Google Ventures, along with a long list of local Silicon Valley angels, has put its funding behind a developer of data mining and cloud-based software aimed at improving cancer treatment. Flatiron Health, based in New York, said it has rais...

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Intel Backs Japanese Semiconductor Robotics Firm

Persimmon Technologies, a developer of vacuum robotics and other technology aimed at the semiconductor, LED, solar, and other manufacturing markets, said it raised $5.8M in a Series B funding. The round came from Intel Capital, The Bernard ...

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

vArmour Secures $6M

Santa Clara-based vArmour Networks, a developer of security software specifically aimed at virtualized infrastructure and data centers, has raised $6M in a Series A funding. The firm said the round was led by Highland Capital Partners. Core...

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Kwarter Inks $4M For Second Screen

San Francisco-based Kwarter, a developer of "second screen" applications which provide social gaming and other features linked with television broadcasts, said today that it has raised $4M in a funding round. The Series A round was led by T...

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Monday, January 14, 2013

Desti Books $1M For iPad Travel Guide

Menlo Park-based Desti has raised $1M in additional, seed funding for the firm's iPad travel guide. The funding came from Carmel, SRI International, and Horizon Ventures, and brings its total raised to $2.55M. Desti's app is free on the iTu...

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Monday, January 14, 2013

ConnectSolutions Finds Funding

San Francisco-based ConnectSolutions, a provider of private cloud management services for enterprise and government organizations, has scored $10M in a round of funding from Frontier Capital. According to the firms, the minority equity inve...

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Friday, January 11, 2013

ScaleArc Adds $12.3M

Santa Clara-based ScaleArc, which develops software which delivers analytics and improved caching for database environments, said Thursday that it has raised $12.3M in a new, Series C funding round. The round was led by Accel Partners, and ...

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Friday, January 11, 2013

Mirantis Gains $10M For OpenStack Tools

Mountain View-based Mirantis said Thursday that it has raised $10M in a growth capital financing, for its OpenStack software tools. The firm said the funding came from Intel Capital, WestSummit Capital, and Dell Ventures. Mirantis provides ...

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Streetline Pulls Up With $25M For Smart Parking Sensors, Data

Foster City-based Streetline said Thursday that it has raised $25M in a Series C funding round, which was led by True Ventures, and also included Citi and Qualcomm Ventures, along with Sutter Hill Ventures, RockPort Capital Partners, and Fo...

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Guavus Adds $30M

San Mateo-based Big Data software analytics developer Guavus said today that it has raised $30M in a new round of funding. The funding was led by Investor Growth Capital (IGC), and also included QuestMark Partners, Artiman Ventures, Sofinn...

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Host Analytics Lands $17M

Redwood City-based Host Analytics said this week that it has raised $17M in a Series D financing round. The funding came from existing investors, which include Advanced Technology Ventures, Trident Capital, StarVest Partners and Next World ...

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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

USVP Adds Melton As Venture Partner

Menlo Park-based early stage venture capital investor U.S. Venture Partners said Tuesday that it has added Emily Melton as Venture Partner at the firm, to bolster its efforts in the mobile services, social media, and consumer services area....

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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Mobiplex Adds $1.3M

Santa Clara-based Mobiplex, a developer of wireless sensors being used for sports and golf swing analysis, said Tuesday that it has raised $1.3M more in additional funding. The firm said the new funding came from both current and new privat...

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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Chartboost Gets $19M

San Francisco-based Chartboost, which develops software tools for mobile game developers to help them promote their games and applications, has raised $19M in a Series B funding, the firm said Tuesday. The round was led by Sequoia Capital, ...

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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Graphicly Raising $1.0M

Palo Alto- and Boulder, Colorado-based publishing software tools provider Graphicly is in the midst of raising $1.0M in a convertible debt round, according to a regulatory filing from the firm this week. The filing indicates the company has...

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Monday, January 7, 2013

Solstice Biologics Raises $18M

San Francisco-based Soltice Biologics said Friday that it has raised $18M in a Series A funding round. The firm, which is developing technology that enables the delivery of RNA-based therapeutics across membranes, said the funding was led b...

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Monday, January 7, 2013

Shape Security Finds $20M More

Shape Security, a startup based in Mountain View developing advanced security tools, has raised $20M in a Series B funding. The firm said the round was led by Venrock, and also included Caufield & Byers, Allegis Capital, Google Ventures, To...

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Monday, January 7, 2013

HeyZap Gains $4.3M

San Francisco-based HeyZap has raised $4.3M in a funding round, according to a regulatory filing. The funding came from new investor Qualcomm, along with existing investor Union Square Ventures. HeyZap develops mobile, social gaming apps wh...

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Thursday, January 3, 2013

Room 77 Finds $30.3M

Mountain View-based hotel room search engine Room 77 has raised $30.3M in a funding round, according to a regulatory filing from the company. Details on the funding have not yet been announced by the company. Room 77 is venture backed by Su...

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Thursday, January 3, 2013

Globant Gets $70M From WPP

San Francisco-based Globant, a developer of software products for big brands, has received $70M in an investment from WPP. WPP said it acquired a 20%, minority stake in Globant, to help strengthen its digital capabilities. WPP said Globalnd...

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Thursday, January 3, 2013

Leap Motion Snags $30M For Motion Sensing

San Francisco-based Leap Motion, a developer of motion control software and hardware, said today that it has raised $30M in a funding round. The funding came from Highland Capital and its other existing investors. The firm, headed by Micha...

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Thursday, January 3, 2013

Labrys Biologics Raises $31M

San Francisco-based Labrys Biologics, a biopharmaceuticals firm focused on treatments for chronic migraine, said this morning that it has raised $31M in a Series A financing round. The round came from venBio, Canaan Partners, InterWest Part...

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Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Halt Medical Raises $15M

Livermore-based Halt Medical has raised $15M in a funding round, which will go toward commercialization of its medical devices for treating uterine fibroids, the firm said this morning. Halt Medical said its system was recently cleared by t...

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Monday, December 31, 2012

CrowdOptic Gets Debt Funding

San Francisco-based CrowdOptic, a developer of mobile video applications being aimed at crowd-sourcing of smartphone videos at events, said Monday that it has closed on an additional debt financing round. The funding came from Silicon Valle...

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Friday, December 21, 2012

IFTTT Gets $7M

San Francisco-based IFTTT, a startup which lets people connect together different web services, said Thursday that it has raised $7M in a funding round. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz, and also included New Enterprise Associates a...

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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Intel Invests $300M In 50 New Companies in 2012

Intel said today that it invested over $300M in over fifty new companies during 2012, plus had seventy follow on investments. Intel revealed the details in a year end bulletin. The semiconductor giant, which is among the most active strate...

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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Pluribus Networks Links Into $23M

Palo Alto-based Puribus Networks, a developer of network virtualization hardware aimed at private and public cloud infrastructure, has raised $23M in a Series C funding round. The round was led by Menlo ventures, and also included New Enter...

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Thursday, December 20, 2012

FoxConn Buys $200M Stake In GoPro

Consumer electronics manufacturer FoxConn (Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.) has made an investment of $200M in San Mateo-based GoPro, the maker of the popular line of action sports cameras, GoPro said this morning. GoPro said the inve...

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Signifyd Gets $2M For Fraud Prevention

Palo Alto-based Signifyd said Wednesday that it has raised $2M in a seed funding round, for developing a risk and fraud prevention platform for online e-commerce customers. The funding came from Andreessen Horowitz, Data Collective, IA Vent...

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

FitStar Finds $5M In Funding For Fitness

San Francisco-based Fitstar said Wednesday that it has raised $5M in a seed funding round, to build a digital health and fitness platform. The funding was led by Google Venturs, and also included Advancit Capital, and FLOODGATE Fund. The fi...

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Grockit Gains Strategic Funding Round

San Francisco-based Grockit, an online site which helps students with test prepration for such tests as the GMAT, SAT, ACT, LSE, and GRE, has raised a strategic funding round, according to the company today. The investment was led by Discov...

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Nor1 Books $9M In Series B

Santa Clara-based Nor1, a developer of pricing and merchandising software used to help upsell hotel and resort amenities, has raised $9M in a Series B funding, the company said today. The funding was led by Concur, the developer of travel a...

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Exablox Raises $22M For Storage Technology

Mountain View-based storage technology developer Exablox announced this morning that it has now raised $22M in two rounds of funding. The firm said the funds came after completing oversubscribed Series A and Series B funding rounds. The fun...

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Monday, December 17, 2012

Duetto Research Finds $10M

San Francisco-based Duetto Research, which develops forecasting software for the travel and hospitality industry, has raised $10M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Battery Ventures and Altimeter Capital, and also included Thayer...

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Monday, December 17, 2012

Allakos Gets $32M For Antibody Therapeutics

San Mateo-based Allakos said today that it has raised $32M in a Series A financing round, which will go towards its antibody therapeutics for treating allergic and inflammatory diseases. The funding was led by Novo Ventures, and also includ...

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Monday, December 17, 2012

Influitive Lands $7.3M

San Francisco-based Influitive announced today that it has raised $7.3M in a Series A funding round. The round came from Hummer Winblad and Relay Ventures, along with Lightspeed Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Illuminate Ventur...

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Friday, December 14, 2012

EasilyDo Gets $4.3M, Launches iOS App

San Francisco-based Easilydo, which develops mobile productivity applications to help users make their life simpler, said Thursday that it has raised $4.3M in a funding round. The round came from US Venture Partners and Mayfield Fund, along...

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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Green Plug Raises Series C

San Ramon-based Green Plug, a company developing programmable, mixed-signal controllers for the power controller market, said this week that it has raised a Series C funding round. Size of the round was not announced. GreenPlug said the fun...

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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Stipple Sees $3M More

San Francisco-based Stipple, a firm that develops image-based advertising and e-commerce tools, said Thursday that it has raised $3M in funding. The funding came from Sands Capital. Stipple develops a service which tags images, and makes th...

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Plizy Finds $4M For Video Discovery

San Francisco-based online video discovery service Plizy announced Wednesday that it has raised $4M in a Series A funding round. The round came from Atlas Venture. Plizy, headed by Jonathan Benassaya, said the funding comes on top of an ear...

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

CloudVelocity Nabs $5M For Cloud Automation

Santa Clara-based CloudVelocity, a developer of cloud automation tools aimed at high availability failover and migration, said Wednesday that it has raised $5M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Mayfield Fund. The company, which i...

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

KooZoo Gets $2.5M For Local, Live Video Feeds

San Francisco-based KooZoo, a startup which is developing a service which allows users to share live video feeds of local placess and things, has raised $2.5M in a funding round. The round was led by New Enterprise Associates and Tugboat Ve...

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

23andMe Decodes Another $50M

Mountain View-based 23andMe, the personalized genetics company led by Anne Wojcicki, said yesterday that it has received more than $50M in a new financing round. The round came from new investor Yuri Milner, and also included Sergey Brin, N...

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Jibe Mobile Gets $8.3M

Mountain View-based Jibe Mobile, a provider of cloud-based telephony service, software, and APIs, said today that it has raised $8.3M in a funding round. The funding came from Vodafone Ventures, Tokyo-based MTI, and other investors. Jibe Mo...

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Costanoa Venture Capital Raises $100M Fund

Palo Alto-based Costanoa Venture Capital, a new venture capital fund founded by Greg Sands, said today that it has raised a $100M, early stage venture capital fund. The firm said it will invest in early stage, cloud-based services for busin...

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Propel Fuels Fills Up With $21M

Redwood City-based Propel Fuels, a retailer of alternative fuel, said Tuesday that it has raised $11M in a Series D funding round. The operator of a network of stations providing bio-based fuels to automobile drivers said that the funding c...

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

ZenPayroll Picks Up $6.1M For Cloud Payroll

San Francisco-based ZenPayroll, a startup developing cloud-based, payroll management services, has raised $6.1M in a funding round, the firm disclosed today. The firm--part of Y-Combinator--said the funding came from such investors as Googl...

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

NatureBox Lands Funding For Healthy Food Delivery

Palo Alto-based NatureBox, which operates a monthly, healthy snack delivery service, said Tuesday that it has raised $2M in a seed funding round. The round was led by General Catalyst Partners and Redpoint Ventures, and also included angels...

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

GlassPoint Solar Finds $26M

Fremont-based GlassPoint Solar, which develops technology used for solar steam generators used to facilitate the recovery of oil in pumping operations, said today that it has raised $26M in a Series B funding. The funding came from Royal Du...

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Farmigo Gets $8M For Local Food

Farmigo, a startup trying to make it easier for people to connect to local farmers for their food, said today that it has raised $8M in a Series B round, and has launched a new "food community" in San Francisco and New York. The Palo Alto s...

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

One King's Lane Gets $50M More

San Francisco-based One King's Lane, the operator of an online, flash-sales site for home furnishings, said today that it has raised $50M in a new funding. The funding brings its total raised to $117M. The round was led Institutional Ventur...

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Monday, December 10, 2012

Mine Finds $600K For Social Commerce App

Palo Alto-based Mine, a newly launched developer of applications for helping users discover new products and stores, said today that it has raised $600,000 in a seed funding round, and launched its iPhone app. The funding round came from Mi...

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Monday, December 10, 2012

CARDFREE Gets $10M

San Francisco-based CARDFREE, a developer of mobile commerce products that integrate with point-of-sale systems, has raised $10M in a Series A, the company said today. The company said the funding came last month. Source of the new funding ...

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Monday, December 10, 2012

Delivery Agent Lands $3M In Strategic Funding

San Francisco-based Delivery Agent, the developer of e-commerce applications which tie into television and entertainment content, said today that it has raised $5M in a strategic investment round. The round came from Samsung Venture Investm...

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Friday, December 7, 2012

Validity Sensors Adds Intel Capital To Round

San Jose-based Validity Sensors said this week that it has added Intel Capital, World Fair, and DDS to its latest funding round, which had an initial close in October, bringing its total raised in that round to $22M. The funding was led by ...

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Friday, December 7, 2012

Centric Software Scores $19M

Campbell-based Centric Software, a developer of product lifecycle management (PLM) software, said this week that it has raised $19M in a Series C funding round. The round was led by Oak Investment Partners, and also included Masthead Ventur...

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Friday, December 7, 2012

MetroMile Gets $4M To Launch Pay-Per-Mile Car Insurance

Redwood City-based MetroMile, a new startup launching a pay-per-mile auto insurance service, said it has raised $4M in a funding round. The round came from NEA, Index Ventures, First Round Capital and SV Angel. MetroMile is launching an aut...

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Cloudera Gets Big $65M Funding Round

Palo Alto-based Cloudera said late Thursday that it has raised $65M in a funding round. The round was led by Accel Partners, and also include Greylock Partners, Ignition Partners, In-Q-Tel, and Meritech Capital Partners. Cloudera develops ...

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Prismatic Finds $15M For Personalized News

San Francisco-based Prismatic revealed Wednesday that it has raised $15M in a Series A funding round. The round came from Accel Partners, Jim Breyer and Yuri Milner, among others. Prismatic (aka Woven) develops software which looks to under...

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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

ClearStory Data Sees $9M For Big Data

Palo Alto-based ClearStory has raised $9M in a Series A round, led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the firm said this morning. The firm also said its prior, seed backers, which include Andreessen Horowitz and Google Ventures, participa...

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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

BioCision Gets $2.5M

Larkspur-based BioCision, which develops tools for the life sciences research and clinical research market, said today that it has raised $2.5M in a growth financing round. The round came from BroadOak Capital Partners, along with Research ...

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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

CipherCloud Finds $30M

San Jose-based CipherCloud said this moring that it has raised $30M in a funding round, from Andreessen Horowitz, which will go towards expand its sales and marketing, including expanding in Europe. CipherCloud develops cloud-based, securit...

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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Poshmark Gets $12M For Mobile Fashion

Menlo Park-based Poshmark has added $12M in a Series B funding, to help bolster its mobile marketplace for fashion. The firm, which is led by Manish Chandra, said the new funding was led by Menlo Ventures, and laso included Mayfield Fund, I...

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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

ScaleIO Snags $12M

Palo Alto-based ScaleIO, a developer of software-only, virtual storage area network (SAN) products, said today that it has raised $12M in a funding round. The round came from Greylock Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, and others. ScaleIO ...

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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Green Throttle Games Scores $6M

Santa Clara-based Green Throttle Games said today that it has raised $6M in a Series A funding. The firm said the round was led by Trinity Ventures, and also included DCM. Green Throttle Games is a developer of video games, and also makes a...

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Monday, December 3, 2012

Google Backs TrueLens

TrueLens, a developer of social data and marketing analysis tools, said monday that it has raised $1.2M in a funding round. The funding round was led by Google Ventures, and also included Charles River Ventures, Common Angels, 500 Startups ...

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Monday, December 3, 2012

Plivo Gets $1.75M In Seed Funding For Telephony APIs

San Francisco-based Plivo, a developer of telephony APIs, said today that it has raised $1.75M in a seed funding round. The round came from Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Qualcomm Incorporated and SV Angel. Plivo operates a platform...

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Friday, November 30, 2012

Wikia Gets $10M

San Francisco-based Wikia, the developer of online collaboration and wiki software, said Friday that it has raised $10M in a Series C funding round. The firm said the round was led by Institutional Venture Partners, and also included Bessem...

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Friday, November 30, 2012

Evernote Gets $85M To Cash Out Investors

Mountain View-based Evernote, which operates software that lets users keep notes both online and offline, said it has raised $85M in a new funding round. The round was led by AGC Equity Partners/m8 Capital and also included Valiant Capital ...

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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Triggit Finds $7.4M For Facebook Targeting

Triggit, a developer of Facebook ad targeting tools, has raised $7.4M in a Series B funding round, the company said Thursday. The round came from Spark Capital and Foundry Group, among others. Triggit, which is led by Zach Coelius, develops...

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Thursday, November 29, 2012

BitYota Raises $12M For Data Warehousing Service

Mountain View-based BitYota has raised $12M in funding, from Globespan Capital Partners, Social+Capital Partnership, Dawn Capital, Crosslink Capital, Morado Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Jerry Yang, as well as others, the firm announced th...

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Thursday, November 29, 2012

BitYota Raises $12M For Data Warehousing Service

Mountain View-based BitYota has raised $12M in funding, from Globespan Capital Partners, Social+Capital Partnership, Dawn Capital, Crosslink Capital, Morado Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Jerry Yang, as well as others, the firm announced th...

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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Ginger.io Lands $6.5M For Mobile Health Apps

San Francisco- and Cambridge, Mass-based Ginger.io said this week that it has raised $6.5M in a Series A funding round, for its mobile health apps. The firm uses "big data" and smartphones to help monitor a person's health. The new funding ...

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Thursday, November 29, 2012

TranscribeMe Gets Funding From Angels

Emeryville-based TranscribeMe, a developer of speech-to-text services, has raised $900,000 in funding from a syndicate of angel groups. The firm said the funding was led by the Keiretsu Forum, and which also included the Ice Angels, Maveric...

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Everything.me Snags $25M More

Mobile application platform developer Everything.me said today that it has raised $25M in a Series C funding, from Telefonica Digital. The round also included SingTel Innov8, Mozilla, Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), DFJTF, BRM Group and Hori...

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

AgilOne Finds $10M For Predictive Marketing

Mountain View-based AgilOne, which develops predictive marketing software, has raised $10M in a Series B, in a new funding round led by Mayfield. The funding also included Sequoia Capital. AgilOne said the funding brings its total raised to...

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Sumo Logic Connects With $30M

Mountain View-based Sumo Logic, a developer of log management and analytics tools, said today that it has raised $30M in a Series C funding round. The round was led by Accel Partners, and also included prior investors Greylock Partners and ...

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Lift Reaches Funding Goal, Gets $2.5M In Series A

Lift, the mobile goals-tracking application developer incubated out of Obvious Corp., has raised $2.5M in a Series A funding, the firm said today. The San Francisco startup said the Series A was led by Spark Capital (Bijan Sabet), and also ...

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Edison Pharmaceuticals Nabs $20M To Treat Mitochondrial Disease

Mountain View-based Edison Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceuticals firm developing treatments for mitochondrial diseases, has raised $20M in a Series F funding. The round was led by Mitsui & Co. Edison said the funding will go to advance clin...

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

TriReme Medical Lands $18M

Pleasanton-based TriReme Medical, a developer of medical devices for treating peripheral arterial disease, said today that it has raised $18M in a funding round. The round was led by Luminor Capital of Singapore, and also included other, un...

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Monday, November 26, 2012

Lattice Engines Takes $20M

San Mateo-based Lattice Engines, which develops big data analytics software, said Monday that it has raised $20M in a Series C funding. The round was led by New Enterprise Associates, and also included Sequoia Capital. The firm, led by Shas...

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Monday, November 26, 2012

Nanosys Raises $15M

Palo Alto-based Nanosys, a developer of advanced materials used in liquid crystal displays, said today that it has raised $15M in a sixth round of fudning. Source of the funding was not disclosed. The firm said the round will go towards exp...

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Monday, November 19, 2012

Socialbakers Raises $6M

San Francisco-based Socialbakers, a developer of social media analytics software and services, said today that it has raised $6M in a funding round. The round was led by Index Ventures, and also included Earlybird Venture Capital. Socialbak...

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Intarcia Therapeutics Gets $210M For Diabetes Treatments

Hayward-based Intarcia Therapeutics announced Thursday that it has raised $210M in a combination of equity and debt. The developer of diabetes treatment said it raised $160M in a preferred stock private placement, and $50M in private debt. ...

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

InboundWriter Adds $2.5M

San Mateo-based InboundWriter, a developer of software which helps writers optimize their text, announced Thursday that it has raised $2.5M in a funding round. The round came from Crosslink Capital, Castile Ventures, Rho Canada Ventures, Fo...

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

HomeLight Lands $1.5M To Help You Find A Real Estate Agent

San Francisco-based HomeLight, an online service which helps homebuyers find a real estate agent that matches their needs, has raised $1.5M in a funding round. The round came from Google Ventures, Innovation Endeavors, Crosslink Capital, an...

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Spruce Media Pulls Up $15M

San Francisco-based Spruce Media, a provider which provides marketing technology for placing Facebook Ads, said yesterday that it has raised $15M in a debt financing round. The round came from Square 1 Bank. The firm said the financing will...

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

VuClip Gets $13M For Mobile Video

Milpitas-based Vuclip, which serves up videos to users over mobile phones, has raised $13M in a Series D funding round. The round was led by SingTel Innov8, and also included NEA and Jafco Ventures. The firm said the funds will go towards g...

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Urban Remedy Gets $1M for Healthy Food, Snacks

Mill Valley-based Urban Remedy, which provides healthy juices, meal replacements, and gluten-free snacks, has raised $1M in a funding from technology incubator Science Inc. and angels. The company, headed by neka Pasquale, delivers "cleansi...

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

10Gen Gets Backing From Intel, Red Hat

Palo Alto-based NoSQL database developer 10Gen said Wednesday that it has scored a strategic investment from both Intel and Red Hat, for its MongoDB product. Size of the funding round was not disclosed. The firm will use the funding to furt...

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Beyond Lucid Finds New Funding

Walnut Creek-based Beyond Lucid, a firm which helps provide tracking of documentation for the emergency response industry, said today that it has raised a "six figure" convertible note from Dalmore Investments. Exact amount of the funding w...

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

PlayHaven Gains $8M

San Francisco-based PlayHaven has raised $8M in funding. The firm, which provides monetization products aimed at mobile game developers, said the round was led by GGV Capital, and also included e.ventures, Tandem Entrepreneurs and individua...

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Continuuity Gets $10M

Palo Alto-based Continuuity, a developer of software which helps in the development and deployment of "big data" applications, said today that it has raised $10M in a funding round. The round came from Battery Ventures, Ignition Partners, A...

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Origami Logic Lands $9.3M For Marketing Analytics

Menlo Park-based Origami Logic said today that it has raised $9.3M in a Series A funding round. The round came from Accel Partners' Big Data Fund, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and others. Origami Logic is developing a self-service, big data...

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Akros Silicon Gets New Funding

Sunnyvale-based Akros Silicon said Tuesday that it has raised a new round of funding, bring its total raised in 2012 to $11M. Size of the new funding was not disclosed. The round was led by Technology Partners, and also included USVP, Leven...

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Remedy Informatics Raises $6M

Remedy Informatics, a developer of clinical registries, medical research software, and research informatics for the life sciences industry, has raised $6M. The firm, which has offices in Menlo Park, said the funding came from the Merck Glob...

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

SocialWire Lands $2M For Facebook Marketing

San Franscisco-based SocialWire has raised $2M in a seed funding, for its products which help companies engage users on Facebook. The seed funding came from First Round Capital, Dave McClure, Joi Ito, Ariel Poler and Brian Sugar, according ...

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Engine Yard Gets Backing From Oracle

San Francisco-based Engine Yard, a developer of cloud software used for deploying and configuring apps built on Ruby, PHP, and Node.js, has scored funding from Oracle, the two said today. Size of the investment was not disclosed. Oracle sai...

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

DataSift Downloads $15M

San Francisco-based DataSift, a developer of software which helps users join social data with private, internal information about customers, has raised $15M in a Series B round. The firm said the round was led by Scale Venture Partners, and...

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Pearl Therapeutics Gains $65M

Redwood City-based Pearl Therapeutics said today that it has raised $65M in a Series D funding round. The round came from its existing investors, which include 5AM Ventures, Clarus Ventures, New Leaf Venture Partners, and Vatera Healthcare ...

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Platfora Raises $20M

San Mateo-based Platfora, a developer of software used for big data and business intelligence, said it has raised $20M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Battery Ventures, and also included Andreessen Horowitz and Sutter Hill...

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Monday, November 12, 2012

DoubleDutch Lands $4M

San Francisco-based DoubleDutch, which develops enterprise mobile and CRM applications designed for events, sales teams, and enterprise workgroups--including Hive, Pride, and Flock--said it has raised $4M with a Series B funding round today...

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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Google Ventures Ups Funding To $300M Annually

Google is boosting the amount of funding for its venture capital arm to $300M a year, according to the firm, which says its plans to invest $1.5 billion into startups over the next five years. Google--which has been dedicating $200M to inve...

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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Munchery Gets $4M For Food Delivery

San Francisco-based Munchery said today that it has raised $4M in a Series A funding. The round was led by e.ventures. Munchery offers up a service which provides personalized meals from local chefs, which are delivered to users for prepara...

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

SnapVolumes Launches With $2.3M In Seed Funding

Los Altos-based SnapVolumes said it has emerged from stealth mode, and raised $2.3M in a seed funding round. The firm said it has developed software to manage and deploy applications on virtual desktops, servers, and the cloud, and was foun...

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Drip Drop Finds Funding

San Francisco-based Drip Drop, a developer of medically forumlated, oral rehydration solutions used to treat dehydration and other issues, said today that it has raised a round of equity funding. Size of the funding round was not disclosed....

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Betabrand Gets Funding For Crowdsourced Clothing

San Francisco-based Betabrand, a startup looking to tap the wisdom of the crowds to design and produce clothing, has raised $6.5M in a Series B funding. The firm, founded by Chris Landland (Cordarounds), said the funding was led by Foundry ...

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

ServiceMax Lands $27M

Pleasanton-based ServiceMax, which develops cloud-based, mobile field service applications, said today that it has raised $27M in a Series D investment. The round was led by Crosslink Capital, and also included Emergence Capital Partners, M...

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Monday, November 5, 2012

Kenshoo Lands $12M

Kenshoo, which develops search engine marketing automation software, said this morning that it has raised $12M in a new round of funding. The firm--which has North American headquarters in San Francisco, but is based in Israel--said the rou...

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Friday, November 2, 2012

Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Up In Q3

A report issued this week from the University of San Francisco, the Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index, find that the confidence of venture capitalist ticked up a bit in the third quarter. The index--based on a September sur...

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Friday, November 2, 2012

Neo Technology Gains $11M For Graph Databases

San Mateo-based Neo Technology, which develops open source database tool Neo4j, said Friday that it has raised $11M in a Series B funding round. The firm said the funding came from its existing investors, which include Fidelity Growth Partn...

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Friday, November 2, 2012

Flurry Lands $25M More

San Francisco-based Flurry, the mobile analytics and advertising firm headed by Simon Khalaf, disclosed this morning that it has raised $25M in a funding round. The round was led by Crosslink Capital and also included former investors Menlo...

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Thursday, November 1, 2012

Mainsail Partners Expands Team

Private equity firm Mainsail Partners, which is based in San Francisco, said Thursday that it has expanded its operating team, adding Kathryn Cavanaugh as Vice President of Talent, Amy Corrieo as Controller, and Chris Cassidy as Operating P...

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Thursday, November 1, 2012

Zapier Lands $1.2M

Y Combinator graduate Zapier said Thursday that it has raised a $1.2M, seed funding round, which came from Bessemer Venture Partners and Draper Fisher Jurvesten, along with angels. The company, which is based in Columbia, Mo., recently wrap...

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Thursday, November 1, 2012

First Round Capital Boosts San Francisco Presence

Venture capital firm First Round Capital has bolstered its presence in San Francisco, saying that it has added Bill Trenchard as a partner in the location. Trenchard founded Jump Networks (acquired by Microsoft), had served at idealab, foun...

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Thursday, November 1, 2012

Advanced Cell Diagnostics Gains $12M

Hayward-based Advanced Cell Diagnostics said this morning that it has raised $12M in a Series B funding round. The firm, which is developing automated tools for detecting and quantifying RNA biomarkers, said the round was led by New Leaf Ve...

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Big Switch Networks Clicks Into $25M

Palo Alto-based Big Switch Networks, a startup providing virtual infrastructure which lets customers define their networks using software, has raised $25M in a Series B funding, the company said today. The funding was led by Redpoint Ventur...

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

LocBox Unlocks $5.1M

San Francisco-based LocBox, a developer of email marketing software for small businesses, has raised $5.1M in a Series A funding round, the firm said today. The round was led by InterWest Partners, and also included Google Ventures, Accel P...

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

iSocket Raises $8M For Advertising Tools

Burlingame-based iSocket has raised $8M in a Series A funding round, the firm said today. The round was led by Foundry Group, and also included Costanoa, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, SoftTech VC, Accelerator, Quest, and Blumberg Capital. iSocke...

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Glassdoor Gets $20M

Sausalito-based Glassdoor, which operates an online service that lets people browse and anonymously provide information about salaries and benefits at companies, has raised $20M in a funding round, the firm said today. The firm said the new...

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

ItsOn Finds $15.5M

Redwood City-based ItsOn, a developer of mobile technology whose team helped developed the LTE and WiFi 802.11N standards, said today that it has raised $15.5M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz, and also ...

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Helpshift Puts $3.2M Towards Mobile Customer Support Tools

San Francisco-based Helpshift, a new startup focused on mobile customer support, has raised $3.2M in a funding round, the company said this morning. The firm said its seed financing round was led by True Ventures and Nexus Venture Partners....

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Mobiplex Lands $3.1M For Tracking Players' Golf Swing

Santa Clara-based Mobiplex, a developer of golf motion analysis software and accessories, said this morning that it has raised $3.1M in a Series A funding round. Name of its investors were not announced. Mobiplex uses wireless sensors and a...

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

ZeaChem Scores $25M For Biofuels Plant

ZeaChem, a developer of cellulosic ethanol processes which has its research and development operations in San Mateo, said Monday that it has raised $25M in a Series C funding round. The round was let by ITOCHU Corporation, and laos included...

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Monday, October 29, 2012

Principia Biopharma Finds $12.5M

San Francisco-based Principia Biopharma, a pharmaceuticals firm developing small molecule drugs aimed at treating inflammatory, autoimmune diseases, and cancer, has raised $12.5M in a second tranche of funding. The funding came from New Lea...

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Monday, October 29, 2012

WalkMe Gets $5.5M

WalkMe, a developer of software to develop online, on-screen walkthrough guides for websites, said Friday that it has raised $5.5M in a funding round. The Israeli firm, which has operations in San Francisco, said the round was led by Gemini...

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Monday, October 29, 2012

AutoGrid Finds $9M

Palo Alto-based AutoGrid, a developer of software for analyzing smart meter and energy usage information for utilities, has raised $9M in a funding round. The round came from Foundation Capital, Voyager Capital, and Stanford University. Aut...

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Udacity Scores $15M

Udacity, which offers free, online university courses, said Thursday that it had raised $15M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz, and also included Charles River Ventures and Stev eblank. Udacity offers up ...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

BrightSource Energy Banks $80M More

Oakland-based BrightSource Energy has banked a big round of funding, adding another $80M in equity funding, the firm said Wednesday. The new round was led by Alstom and VantagePoint Capital Partners, and also included DFJ, CalSTRS, DBL Inve...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Rewarder Finds $7M

Rewarder, which operates an online marketplace which rewards people for helping to solve the issues of other users, has raised $7M in a Series A funding round. The firm said the round was led by Granite Ventures and Radar Partners, and also...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Airbnb Raises $118M

A regulatory filing today says that San Francisco-based Airbnb has raised $118M in a combinaton of equity and debt. Source of the new funding was not disclosed, however, multiple reports say the round was led by Peter Thiel. Airbnb operates...

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

InfoArmy Captures $17.3M

San Mateo-based InfoArmy, which provides competitive intelligence reports on companies, crowdsourced from its users, has raised $17.3M in a Series B funding. The round came from Norwest Venture partners and Trinity Ventures. InfoArmy is hea...

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Tely Labs Calls Up $15M

Menlo Park-based Tely Labs, a developer of Skype-compatible, high definition videoconferencing equipment for the consumer and business market, has raised $15M in a funding round. The funding came from Comcast Ventures and Rogers Venture Par...

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Monday, October 22, 2012

Intelli-Touch Apps Gets Funding

San Ramon-based Intelli-Touch Apps said Monday that it has raised a second round of funding. Size of the funding was not disclosed, and the firm did not disclose the name of its backers. The firm said it is developing smartphone application...

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Monday, October 22, 2012

Clever Connects With $3M For Student Data

Clever, a developer of software and APIs for the education market, which helps schools and software developers manage and access student data, has raised $3M in a seed funding. The funding came from Y Combinator, SV Angel, Mike Maples, Jeff...

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Monday, October 22, 2012

Gigwalk Gets $6M

San Francisco-based Gigwalk, a startup which develops mobile phone apps which let people do tasks to earn money--such as taking photos and collecting information--via their phone, has raised $6M in a funding round. The Series A round came f...

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Friday, October 19, 2012

MongoHQ Raises $6M

MongoHQ, a provider of hosted MongoDB database service, has scored $6M for funding, the firm disclosed earlier this week. The firm--which has offices in Mountain View, and was part of Y Combinator's Summer 2011 class--said the round was led...

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Friday, October 19, 2012

FundersClub Raises $6M In Seed Funding

San Francisco-based FundersClub, which operates an online site which streamlines and automates the process of making angel investments, disclosed today that it has raised $6M in a seed funding round. The funding came from Y Combinator, Firs...

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Friday, October 19, 2012

Intacct Wins $13.5M In Funding

San Jose-based Intacct, the developer of cloud-based accounting and financial management software, said yesterday that it has raised $13.5M in a new funding round. The financing include both equity and debt. The equity funding was worth $7....

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Friday, October 19, 2012

Venture Capital Dollars, Deals Down In Q3

The latest venture capital numbers from the PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture Capital Association MoneyTree report, based on data from Thomson Reuters, shows that venture capital activity declined both in dollars and deals in Q3. The ...

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Validity Sensors Gains $20M For Fingerprint Sensors

Validity Sensors, a developer of fingerprint sensors and technology, said Thursday that it has raised $20M in a Series E funding round. The round was led by TeleSoft Partners, and also included prior investors Crosslink Capital, Panorama Ca...

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

BloomReach Finds $25M For Big Data Applications

Mountain View-based BloomReach, which develops "big data" marketing applications, announced today that it has raised $25M in a Series C funding round. The round was led by New Enterprise Associates, and also included Lightspeed Venture Part...

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Splice Machine Retrieves $4M

San Francisco-based Splice Machine, which develops SQL-compatible database aimed at the big data market, said today that it has raised $4M in a Series A round. The round came from Mohr Davidow Ventures. Splice Machine, which is headed by Mo...

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Marinexplore Seeded For Ocean Data Effort

Sunnyvale-based Marinexplore, a developer of software used for analyzing and collaborating on ocean data and information, said this morning that it has scored a seed round of funding. Size of the round was not announced. The round was led b...

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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

4INFO Gets Credit Line

San Mateo-based 4INFO, a provider of mobile advertising products, has scored a $5M line of credit, according to Avidbank Corporate Finance. Terms of the financing were not announced. Avidbank said the loan will be used for working capital. ...

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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Gridstore Gets $12.5M

Mountain View-based Gridstore said this morning that it has raised $12.5M in a Series A funding round, for its storage technology. The funding was led by GGV Capital and ONSET Ventures, and also included its existing investors. Gridstore sa...

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Monday, October 15, 2012

Referly Gets $1M For Affiliate Sales

San Francisco-based Referly, which operates a site which pays users affiliate fees for linking to and referring others to products, has scored $1M in a seed funding, the firm disclosed Monday. The funding came from New Enterprise Associates...

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Monday, October 15, 2012

UrbanSitter Finds $6M For Babysitter Referrals

UrbanSitter, a startup which is hoping to make it easier for parents to find a babysitter, said today that it has raised $6M in a Series A funding round. The San Francisco firm said that the round was led by Canaan Partners, and also includ...

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Monday, October 15, 2012

Message Bus Picks Up $11M

Message Bus, a provider of cloud-based messaging APIs and software for sending email and mobile messages, said today that it has raised $11M in a funding round. The round was led by North Bridge Venture Partners, and also included True Vent...

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Friday, October 12, 2012

Switchfly Snags $17.8M For Travel Loyalty

San Francisco-based Switchfly, a provider of software for managing travel loyalty programs, has topped off its Series C funding round at $17.8M, the firm said this week, adding $2.8M on top of an earlier $15M in the round close in March. Th...

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Thursday, October 11, 2012

EcoFactor Plugs Into $8M

Redwood City-based EcoFactor, a provider of residential energy management services, said Thursday that it has raised $8M in a venture funding round. The round came from new investor Aster Capital, and also included its prior investors, Clar...

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Thursday, October 11, 2012

TerraSky Gets Backing From Partner For Salesforce Integration

TerraSky, a provider of cloud computing and system integration services with operations in San Jose, said Wednesday that it received additional capital from one of its business partners, NTT Software. Financial details of the investment wer...

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Thursday, October 11, 2012

Skyfire Adds $10M In Series D Funding

Mountain View-based Skyfire has added $10M more to its warchest, through a Series D funding today, the company said. Skyfire develops software used to optimize the delivery of video to mobile phones. The new funding was led by Panorama Capi...

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Thursday, October 11, 2012

SunPower Backs Australian Company

San Jose-based SunPower has made an investment in an Australian producer of renewable energy, the company said this week, Diamon Energy Pty Ltd. SunPower said it has acquired a minority stake in Diamond Energy, giving it an ownership of 42 ...

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Thursday, October 11, 2012

Sharethrough Raises $5M For Video Ads

San Francisco-based Sharethrough announced today that it has raised $5M in a Series B funding round. The round included North Bridge Venture Partners and Floodgate, both existing investors in the company. Sharethrough is a distributor of vi...

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Silicon Valley Angels Pile Into Silvercar

A number of Silicon Valley angels are among the backers of a new startup, looking to transform the business of airport car rentals. Silvercar said it has raised $11.5M in a Series A round, with investors Austin Ventures, as well as Sillicon...

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Longitude Capital Gets $385M For Life Sciences Fund

Menlo Park-based venture capital investor Longitude Capital said today that it has raised $385M for its second, life sciences fund, Longitude Venture Partners II. The firm said it had targeted the fund at $325M. Longitude invests in growth ...

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

SideCar Finds $10M

San Francisco-based SideCar, which develops mobile apps to help users find a ride, has raised $10M in a Series A funding round. The round came from Lightspeed Venture Partners and Google Ventures. SideCar is headed by Sunil Paul. The firm s...

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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Funambol Lands $5.75M For Mobile Cloud

Foster City-based Funambol, a provider of cloud synchronization and sharing applications for mobile phones, devices, and computers, said today that it has raised $5.75M in a new funding round. the round came from HIG Growth Capital, Nexit V...

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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

getTalent Gains $2.6M

San Francisco-based getTalent, which is developing software to help companies recruit employees, has raised $2.6M in a funding round, the firm disclosed Tuesday. The round came from SuccessFactors, and also included Krutal Desai (Automattti...

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Monday, October 8, 2012

Pearl.com Gets $25.7M More

San Francisco-based Pearl.com, which connects users with experts on a wide range of topics to help them get answers to their questions, has raised another $25.7M in funding. The Series B round was led by Glynn Capital Management, Charles Sc...

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Friday, October 5, 2012

GraphDive Gets $1M

Menlo Park-based GraphDive, which develops software which integrates data from Facebook, Google+, and Twitter to provide in-depth demographic information to websites, has raised $1M in funding. The round came from Correlation Ventures and C...

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Friday, October 5, 2012

Barracuda Networks Lands $130M, Eyes IPO

Campbell-based Barracuda Networks has raised $130M in a funding round, according to reports this week, from Sequoia Capital and Francisco Partners. According to Bloomberg, the funds will go to cash out the firm's founders and early employee...

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Trifacta Nabs $4.3M For Data Visualization Tools

San Francisco-based Trifacta, a developer of visual software for the big data market, has raised $4.3M in a funding round. The round came from Accel Partners, X/Seed Capital, Data Collective, and such angels as Dave Goldberg, Venky Harinara...

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

RainStor Gets $12M For Big Data Databases

San Francisco-based Rainstor, a developer of database technology for the big data market, said today that it has raised $12M in a Series C funding round. The round came from Credit Suisse and Rogers Partners, along with Doughty Hanson Techn...

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Jelli Lands $9M For Social Radio

San Mateo-based Jelli said today that it has raised $9M in a new funding. The round was led by new investors Intel Capital and Relay Ventures, and also included prior investors First Round Capital and angel Roger Ames (EMI Music). Jelli ope...

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Citrix Backs AppEnsure

Santa Clara-based Citrix, via its Citrix Startup Accelerator, has made an investment of $100,000 in AppEnsure, a developer of software for managing the performance of enterprise applications running on virtual infrastructure. The funding ca...

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

thredUP Sews Up $14.5M More

San Francisco-based thredUP.com, which operates an online service which helps parents resell their kids outgrown clothing, said today that it has raised $14.5M in a Series C financing round. The round was led by Highland Capital Partners, a...

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

NGDATA Scores $2.5M To Open San Francisco Offices

NGDATA, a developer of big data analysis software, said today that it has raised $2.5M to open up new offices in San Francisco and New York. The firm said the funding came from ING, Sniper Investments, Plug and Play Ventures and angels. NGD...

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Buuteeq Books $10M For Hotel Marketing

Buuteeq, a developer of digital marketing software for boutique hotels, said today that it has raised $10M in an investment round. The firm, which is based in Seattle but also has offices in Palo Alto, said the funding came from Madrona Ven...

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Dyn Gets $38M For DNS Services

Dyn, a provider of domain name service (DNS) and email services, said Tuesday that it has raised $38M in a funding round. The round was led by North Bridge, and also included Borealis Ventures. The firm, which has offices in San Francisco b...

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Insightly Gains $3M For CRM Software

San Francisco-based Insightly, a developer of customer relationship software for small businesses, said today that it has raised $3M in a financing round. The round came from Emergence Capital Partners. The firm said the funds will go to ex...

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Monday, October 1, 2012

SST Locates Investment From Motorola

Newark, California-based SST, the developer of the ShotSpotter products used by police for locating gunfire, has scored an investment from Motorola Solutions, Motorola said Monday. The round was worth $12M, and also included prior investors...

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Monday, October 1, 2012

DataStax Digs Up $25M More

San Mateo-based DataStax, a developer of enterprise, "big data" software, said today that it has raised $25M in a Series C funding round. The round was led by Meritech Capital Partners, and also included prior investors Lightspeed Venture P...

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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Klout Gets Investment From Microsoft

San Francisco-based Klout, the startup measuring social influence of users based on their Twitter, Facebook, and other social followers, has scored a funding round from Microsoft, the company said today. The investment came as part of a str...

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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Zumper Locates $1M In Seed Funding

Zumper, a San Francisco startup which helps people find apartments for rent, has raised $1M in a seed funding round. The firm said the funding came from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock, CrunchFund, NEA, Dawn ...

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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Virtual Instruments Finds $27.5M

San Jose-based Virtual Instruments, a developer of software for managing and monitoring performance in physical, virtual, and cloud computing environments, has raised $27.5M. The Series D funding round was co-led by Next World Capital and G...

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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Duck Duck Moose's Educational Apps Find $7M

Duck Duck Moose, the educational apps developer for iOS and Android, has just gotten a chunk of funding for its efforts. The firm said it has just raised $7M in a Series A funding round, from Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital and...

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Thursday, September 27, 2012

V-Key Gets $4M For Mobile Security

Redwood City-based V-Key said yesterday that it has raised $4M in a Series A funding round .The round came from IPV Capital, a Chinese venture capital firm. The firm said the funding will go towards research and development, as well as sale...

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Medallia Raises $35M For Customer Feedback and Surveys

Palo Alto-based Medallia, a developer of software used to survey customers and collect customer feedback, has raised $35M in a funding round. The funding was led by Sequoia Capital. According to Medallia, Sequoia's Doug Leone has joine dthe...

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Kiip Adds Japanese Investor Digital Garage

San Francisco-based Kiip, which develops software and services for managing mobile rewards and loyalty, has added funding from Japanese strategic investor Digital Garage. Kiip said that Digital Garage was an investor in its recent, $11M Ser...

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Desmos Gets Funding From Google

San Francisco-based Desmos, which develops free, graphical calculator software for students, has just raised a round of funding from Google Ventures. The firm did not disclose financial details of the round. Desmos is led by Eli Luberoff....

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

SwiftTest Raises $7.25M

Santa Clara-based SwiftTest, a developer of high performance, software for data center testing, said it has raised $7.25M in a Series B funding round. The firm said the round was led by Azure Capital Partners, and also included Kinetic Vent...

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Monday, September 24, 2012

Kleiner Backs SimpliVity

SimpliVity, a Massachusetts-based developer of unified computing, storage, and network boxes, said Monday that it raised a $25M funding round from Menlo Park-based Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. KCPB led the round, which also included A...

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Monday, September 24, 2012

New Venture Fund Targets The Dorm Room

A new, venture capital fund--backed by the same folks behind First Round Capital--said today that they have launched a new fund specifically targeted at student entrepreneurs. First Round--which is very active in Silicon Valley--said the ne...

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Thursday, September 20, 2012

MyoKardia Gets $38M For Heart Disease Treatment

San Francisco-based Myokardia, a newly formed developer of small molecule therapeutics, said today that it is targeting genetic heart disease with $38M in funding. The Series A funding came from Third Rock Ventures. MyoKardia is developing ...

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

SnapLogic Lands $20M

San Francisco-bsaed SnapLogic, a developer of enterprise, cloud integration software, said today that it has raised $20M in a Series C funding round. The round was led by Ignition Partners, and also included Triangle Peak Partners and Andre...

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Twitch Scores $15M For Videogame Content

San Francisco-based Twitch, which operates an online site focused on videos for gamers, has raised $15M in a Series B funding, the company said today. The round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, and also included Alsop Louie Partners an...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Appnomic Systems Gets $12.5M

Santa Clara-based Appnomic Systems said Tuesday that it has raised $5M in a Series C funding round. The round came from Norwest Venture Partners. According to Appnomic, the round brings its total raised to $12.5M. The funding will go toward...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Virident Snags $26M For Flash Storage

Flash storage provider Virident, which is based in Milpitas, disclosed today that it has raised $26M in a new funding round. The round was led by Mitsui Global investments, and also included Globespan Capital Partners, Sequoia Capital, and ...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Silver Spring Networks Gets $12M From Foundation Capital

Redwood City-based Silver Spring Networks is raising $12M more in a funding round, according to an updated S-1 from the company. The firm, which is in IPO registration, said that Foundation Capital, its largest shareholder, will buy the sha...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

GENWI Snags $2M In Funding From Elevation, Floodgate

Los Altos based mobile publishing software firm GENWI has raised $2M in new funding, the firm said today, from investors Elevation Partners and Floodgate. GENWI has now raised $7.1M in funding. GENWI develops software which makes it easier ...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

10gen Gets Investment From In-Q-Tel

Palo Alto- and New York-based 10gen, the developer of the MongoDB NOSQL database software, reported today that it has received a strategic investment from In-Q-Tel, the investment arm of the U.S. intelligence community. Financial details of...

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Monday, September 17, 2012

Station X Finds $5M

Redwood City-based Station X, a developer of software used for analyzing and visualizing genome data, has raised $5M in a second round of funding, the firm said today. The funding was led by Runa Capital, and also included Genomic Health. T...

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Monday, September 17, 2012

Square Closes $200M Round

San Francisco-based Square, the developer of mobile credit card readers and related payment services, reported today that it has closed its Series D funding round. The firm did not announced the size of the funding, which is widely reported...

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Friday, September 14, 2012

Aerohive Gets $22.5M

Sunnyvale-based Aerohive Networks,which develops enterprise Wi-fi networking products, said yesterday that it has raised $22.5M in a mezzanine equity financing round. The round was led by Institutional Venture Partners, and also included Kl...

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Thursday, September 13, 2012

Sosh Finds $4M For Mobile App

San Francisco-based Sosh, the developer of a mobile app for iPhone which helps users find fun things to do on weekends, has raised $4M in a funding. The firm's app--which currently only works in San Francisco--is aiming at the "hip" demogra...

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Thursday, September 13, 2012

Open Garden Connects Into $2M

San Francisco-based Open Garden, which is developing mesh networking technology aimed at mobile connectivity, has raised $2M in a seed funding round. The funding came from Allan Green, David Ulevitch (OpenDNS), Derek Parham (Google), and Di...

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Thursday, September 13, 2012

Blu Homes Gets $60M For Green Homes

Blu Homes, a manufacturer of green, pre-built homes, said Wednesday that it has raised $60M in its first, institutional round of investment. The round was led by Netherlands-based Skagen Group. Blue Homes is developing green and energy-sav...

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

YourMechanic Raises $1.8M For Traveling Auto Repair

San Francisco-based YourMechanic announced Tuesday that it has raised $1.8M in funding, for a service which connects users with auto mechanics, who will provide auto repair services at a user's home or workplace. The funding came from Y Com...

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Amplidata Scores $6M, Sets New CEO

Redwood City-based Amplidata, a developer of object-based storage, announced today that it raised $6M in funding. The funding came from Quantum Corp., as well as Intel Capital, Swisscom Ventures, Hummingbird Ventures and Endeavour Vision. T...

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Zendesk Pulls Up $60M More

San Francisco-based Zendesk, the provider of cloud-based customer service software, has scored $60M in new financing, the company said today. The round included both equity and debt, with the $45M equity funding led by Redpoint Ventures. Ot...

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Social Finance Gets $77.2M For Student Loans

San Francisco-based Social Finance, which operates a student lending program which ties school alumni with new students, said last night that it has raised $77.2M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Baseline Ventures, and also inc...

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Founder Collective Sets Sights On Silicon Valley With $70M Fund

Venture capital firm Founder Collective said Tuesday that it has raised a second fund, Founder Collective II, worth $70M. The fund--started in Cambridge and New York--mentioned that it will be continuing to invest in Silicon Valley with the...

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Inktank Gets $1M From Mark Shuttleworth

Inktank, the developer of the open source, distributed storage system Ceph, said this morning that it has raised $1M in funding from Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth. The firm recently opened up development offices in Sunnyvale. Canonica...

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

CumuLogic Gets Funding From Citrix

Cupertino-based CumuLogic, a developer of platform-as-a-service (PaaS) tools for helping developers to deploy, scale, and manage their cloud applications, has scored a seed funding. The funding came from the Citrix Startup Accelerator. Fina...

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Gyft Launches Gift Card App With $1.25M In Backing

San Francisco-based Gyft, a new startup looking to make it easier for users to use their gift cards, launched today, with the backing of Google Ventures, Founder Collective, and 500 Startups. As part of the round, the firm disclosed it had ...

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

DisplayLink Connects With $10.4M

Palo Alto-based DisplayLink, which develops hardware and software which lets users connect to monitors over Ethernet, wireless, and USB, has raised $10.4M in a financing round, the firm said Monday. The funding came from Clydesdale Bank, an...

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Monday, September 10, 2012

RidePal Gets $500K For Employee Commutes

San Francisco-based RidePal, a firm which runs private, employee commuter buses, revealed Monday that it has received $500,000 in a seed funding round. The round came from 500 Startups, Aimcus Capital, and angel Jeff Clarke (Orbitz). The fi...

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Monday, September 10, 2012

Nimble Storage Gets $40.7M For Hybrid Storage

San Jose-based Nimble Storage said today that it has raised $40.7M in a new funding round, led by Sequoia Capital and Accel Partners. The company, which develops flash-based, hybrid storage systems, said the mezzanine round also included al...

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Thursday, September 6, 2012

Seyyer Lands $1.5M

Palo Alto-based Seyyer, a provider of video avatar technology, has disclosed that it raised $1.5M in a funding round. Source of the angel funding was not disclosed. Seyyer is targeting online commercial producers, advertising agencies, and ...

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Thursday, September 6, 2012

Wellington Financial Plans Palo Alto Office, After $177.5M Fund Close

A Canadian provider of venture debt, Wellington Financial, said yesterday that it has closed a $177.5M fund, and plans to open up a new office in Palo Alto. The company--which provides venture debt to venture backed startups--said its fourt...

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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Doximity Gets $17M

San Mateo-based Doximity, developer of a mobile app driven, social networking platform for doctors, has raised $17M in funding. The funding was led by Morgenthaler Ventures. The new funding brings its total raised to $27.8M. Doximity is led...

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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Snappli Snags Funding To Shrink Data Bills

Snappli, a developer of application software for the iPhone which shrinks mobile data transmission to reduce data bills, has raised a first round of funding, the firm said today. The round came from Greylock Partners and Index Ventures, alo...

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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Nebula Raises $25M For Private Cloud Computing

Palo Alto-based Nebula, a developer of cloud computing deployment software aimed at private cloud infrastructure, said today that it has raised $25M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Comcast Ventures, and also included Highl...

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

QBotix Gets $6.5M For Solar Install Robotics

Menlo Park-based QBotix, a developer of robotics technology used to align and move solar panels to maximize the power output from photovoltaic panels, has raised $6.5M in a Series A funding, the firm disclosed this week. The funding was led...

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Zscaler Gets $38M For Cloud Security

San Jose-based Zscaler, which develops cloud security products, said today that it has raised $38M in an investment round. The round came from Lightspeed Ventures and other, un-named strategic investors. Zscaler said the funding will go tow...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Zenverge Gets Strategic Round From Verizon

Santa Clara-based semiconductor maker Zenverge, which is developing a transcoding engine aimed at processing HD streams for IP connected devices, said Tuesday that it has raised a strategic round of funding from Verizon Investments. Financi...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

ClearSlide Clicks into $28M

San Francisco-based ClearSlide, a developer of an online platform to communicate with customers, announced this morning that it has raised $28M in a Series B funding, to help it expand its business. The funding was led by Bessemer Venture P...

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

tenXer Hits Goal, Raises $3M

San Francisco-based tenXer, an online service which helps people track their progress towards personal goals, has raised $3M in a Series B funding, the company said Tuesday. The round was led by True Ventures, and also included Radar Partne...

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Sand Hill Angels Back NoWait

NoWait, a developer of an Apple iOS tool which helps restaurants manage their waiting lists, has raised $2M in a Series A round, the firm said today. The round included local angel investment group Sand Hill Angels, and was led by Birchmere...

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Monday, August 27, 2012

Aerospike Looks Up Series B

Mountain View-based Aerospike, which develops NoSQL database software, said today that it has raised a Series B funding round, led by New Enterprise Associates. Financial terms of the new investment were not disclosed. Prior investors Drape...

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Thursday, August 23, 2012

AOptix Sees $42M

Campbell-based AOptix, a developer of biometrics identity verification technology, announced today that it has raised $42M in a Series E funding round. The round came from existing investors Clearstone Venture Partners, DAG Ventures, Kleine...

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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Mocana Finds $25M More

San Francisco-based Mocana, a developer device security software for the enterprise, said this morning that it has raised $25M in a new funding round. The Series D round was led by Trident Capital, and also included Intel Capital, Shasta, S...

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Thursday, August 23, 2012

AbsolutData Gets $20M To Power Big Data Analytics

San Francisco-based AbsolutData, a firm applying big data to the business analytics market, has raised $20M in a new funding. The funding came from Fidelity Growth Partners India. According to the firm, the new funding will go to scale up i...

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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Lumosity Unlocks $31.5M For Brain Training

San Francisco-based Lumosity, a developer of online brain training software, said Wednesday that it has raised $31.5M in a Series D funding round. The round was led by Discovery Communications, and also included prior investors FirstMark Ca...

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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Twice Gains $4M

Twice, the San Francisco-based marketplace for second-hand fashion and clothing, has raised $4M in a Series A funding, the company said today. The funding came from IA Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Lerer Ventures, SV Angel, CrunchFund, High L...

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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

CouchSurfing Scores $15M

CouchSurfing, the San Francisco-based service which helps connect travelers with people willing to let them crash on their couch, has pulled in another big funding round, saying today that it has raised $15M. The firm said the round comes f...

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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Nutanix Raises $33M For Storage Technology

San Jose-based Nutanix, a developer of storage devices for virtual datacenters, has significantly bolstered its wallet today, saying that it has raised $33M in a Series C funding. The funding came from Lightspeed Venture Partners, Khosla Ve...

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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Revel Touch Finds $10M

Los Altos-based Revel Touch, a developer of touch-optimized, mobile software for tablets aimed at e-commerce providers, said today that it has raised $10M in a Series A funding round. The round was co-led by Foundation Capital and Lightspee...

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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Ness Looks Up $15M For Restaurant Recommendations

Ness, the maker of an iPhone app which helps users search for and find restaurants and food, has raised $15M in a funding round, the firm disclosed today. The round was led by SingTel Innov8. The firm's software helps match users to restaur...

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Monday, August 20, 2012

Magnet Systems Attracts $35.4M Form HTC

Palo Alto-based Magnet Systems, which develops enterprise middleware software for enabling mobile applications, has raised $35.4M from mobile phone maker HTC. HTC announced the acquisition in filings in Taiwan. The deal gives HTC 17.1 perce...

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Friday, August 17, 2012

Peter Thiel's Breakout Labs Awards Three Grants

San Francisco-based Breakout Labs, the funding program run by Peter Thiel's nonprofit Thiel Foundation, said this week that it has awarded three grants--including one to a firm developing 3D, printed meat products. The awards went to Modern...

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Thursday, August 16, 2012

ClassDojo Finds $1.6M

San Francisco-based ClassDojo, a developer of online tools to help reward students for positive behavior, said this week that it has raised $1.6M in a funding round. The round came from a long list of investors, including Paul Graham (Y Com...

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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Relypsa Gets $80M In Series C

Santa Clara-based Relypsa, a biopharmaceuticals firm focused on polymeric drugs for treating hyperkalemia, said today that it has raised $80M in a Series C funding round. The funding came from OrbiMed Advisors, 5AM Ventures, New Leaf Ventu...

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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Intel Backs Brazilian Virtual Shopping Firm

Intel Capital, the investment arm of semiconductor giant Intel, has backed Elike, the developer of social commerce software in Brazil. Size of the funding was not disclosed. Elike's Facebook app, My Shopping, provides "virtual stores" for ...

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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

RichRelevance Adds $8M

San Francisco-based RichRelevance, which provides personalization software for retailers and brands, said Tuesday that it has raised 8M in a follow up funding round. The round came from RTP Ventures, Shea Ventures and Gray Ventures and Tugb...

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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

SocialPandas Scoops Up $1.5M

San Francisco-based SocialPandas, which develops software to help convert relationships on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter into sales leads, has raised $1.5M in a seed funding round. The round was led by True Ventures, as ...

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Raydiance Raises $20M

Petaluma-based Radiance, a developer of femtosecond laser technology, has raised $20M in a growth round, the firm said today. The round was led by Samsung Venture Investment Corporation. Other investors in the round included Draper Fisher ...

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

MyHealthTeams Takes $1.75M For Health Social Networks

San Francisco-based MyHealthTeams, which develops online, social networks specifically geared towards patients with individual, chronic health conditions, said today that it has raised $1.75M in a seed funding round. The round was led by Ad...

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

HealthLoop Gets Seeded

Mountain View-based HealthLoop, a developer of tools to help physicians track their patients outside the traditional office, has raised seed funding for its efforts. Size of the round was not announced. The funding came from Founders Fund, ...

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Monday, August 13, 2012

SolFocus Gains $15M

Palo Alto-based SolFocus, which develops concentrating photovoltaic solar power systems, has raised $15M in a Series E funding, according to VentureWire today. Details on the funding have not been announced by the company. SolFocus is ventu...

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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Pure Storage Finds $40M More

Mountain View-based Pure Storage, a developer of enterprise, flash-based storage arrays, revealed Wednesday that it has raised $40M in a Series D funding round. The round was led by Index Ventures, and also included Greylock Partners, Redpo...

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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Upstart Trades Capital For Grads' Future Income

Palo Alto-based Upstart, a new startup which helps college graduates and entrepreneurs raise capital for a share of their income over a 10 year period, said today that it has launched, with backing form Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, NEA...

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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

PLUMgrid Takes $10.7M

Sunnyvale-based PLUMgrid, a developer of network virtualization technology, said this morning that it has raised $10.7M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Hummer Winblad and US Venture Partners. PLUMgrid, which is headed by Awais ...

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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Square Gets $25M From Starbucks In Partnership Deal

San Francisco-based Square, the mobile payments firm headed by Jack Dorsey, has scored a major partnership deal with coffee chain Starbucks. The two said today that Starbucks will invest $25M in Square's Series D funding round, and will als...

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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

FundersClub Finds Funding

A new, online service to help investors take a stake in startups, FundersClub, has just gotten funding itself, according to backer First Round Capital. Financial terms of the investment were not disclosed. FundersClub allows companies to ra...

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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

FreeMonee Gets $34M

San Mateo-based FreeMonee Network, an which provides gift incentives to visitors of stores and restaurants, said today that it has raised $34M in an investment funding round. The round was led by Charles E. Ryan, current Chairman of UFG Ass...

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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

DocuSign Adds Google, Takes Round To $55.7M

San Francisco- and Seattle-based electronic signature software developer DocuSign said this morning that it has added Google Ventures as an investor, bringing its Series D funding to a total of $55.7M. Google joins Kleiner Perkins Caufield ...

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Monday, August 6, 2012

TuneIn Raises $16M

Palo Alto-based TuneIn, an online music, news, and sports streaming service, said today that it has raised $16M in a funding round. The round was led by General Catalyst Partners, and also included Jafco Ventures, Google Ventures, and Sequo...

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Friday, August 3, 2012

FiveStars Scores $13.9M

Mountain View-based FiveStars, which is developing a unified, loyalty card which can be swiped at multiple retailers, has raised $13.9M in a Series A funding, the company said Thursday. The round came from Lightspeed Venture Partners and DC...

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Friday, August 3, 2012

Gild Gains $2M

San Francisco-based Gild, a developer of HR and recruiting software, said Thursday that it has raised $2M in a seed funding round. The round was led by Globespan Capital Partners, and also included angel Mark Kvamme. The firm said the funds...

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Thursday, August 2, 2012

FabKids Takes $2.6M For Personalized Shopping For Children

San Francisco-based Personalized Retailing Inc, the firm behind children's personalized ecommerce site FabKids, said today that it has raised $2.6M in a Series A funding round. The company, founded by ShopStyle's Andy Moss and actress Chris...

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Thursday, August 2, 2012

Getaround Gains $13.9M For Car Sharing

San Francisco-based Getaround, which operates an online, peer-to-peer marketplace for car rentals and sharing, said today that it has raised $13.9M in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Menlo Ventures, and also included Marissa ...

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Thursday, August 2, 2012

Intel Backs Movea

Intel Capital, the venture capital arm of chip giant Intel, has backed a French marker of motion processing and data fusion software for the consumer electronics industry. Grenoble, France-based Movea said last night that it had raised 6.5 ...

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Thursday, August 2, 2012

CYPHORT Gets $7M

San Jose-based Cyphort, a developer of cloud and appliance-based security products, has raised $i7M in a Series A funding round. Funding was led by Matrix Partners, and also included Foundation Capital. Andrew Verhalen of Matrix will join t...

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Thursday, August 2, 2012

QuickPay Gets $3.5M For Mobile Parking

San Francisco-based QuickPay Corp., which develops mobile parking payment products, said this morning that it has raised $3.5M in a seed funding round, and named former PowerSet founder Barney Pell as its CEO. The firm said the funding came...

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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

CytomX Therapeutics Raises $41M

San Francisco-based CytomX Therapeutics, a developer of antibody therapeutics, said Tuesday that it has raised $41M in an expanded, Series B financing round. The round was led by Canaan Partners, and also included Third Rock Ventures and th...

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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Pinfluencer Picks Up $1.4M For Pinterest Analytics

San Mateo-based Pinfluencer, a developer of analytics software which analyzes the traffic from Pinterest social network, has raised $1.4M in a seed funding. The round was led by Freestyle Capital and Baseline Ventures, and also included ang...

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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

9GAG Gets Funding For Online Comedy

9GAG, an online comedy and humor site, has raised $2.8M in a seed funding round, the company said Monday. The round came from Freestyle Capital, True Ventures, First Round Capital, Greycroft Partners, 500 Startups, Scott Banister, Chris Sac...

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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Box Gets $125M More

Los Altos-based Box, the provider of online data storage and sharing applications, said this morning that it has raised $125M in a funding round. $100M of the round came from General Atlantic. other investors include Bessemer Venture Partne...

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Monday, July 30, 2012

Sequoia Leads Investment In Bit9

Sequoia Capital has led an investment in security products firm Bit9, which develops threat protection and security software. According to Bit9, it raised $34.5M in a Series D funding, led by Sequoia, and also including Atlas Venture, Highl...

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Monday, July 30, 2012

AdMaster Gets Funding From WI Harper

San Francisco-based investor Wi Harper Group, which focuses on Chinese venture capital investments, said last week that it has led an investment into Chinese online advertising tracking firm AdMaster. Size of the funding was not disclosed. ...

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Friday, July 27, 2012

Contrail Systems Raises $10M

Sunnyvale-based Contrail Systems has raised $10M in a Series A funding round, the firm disclosed today. The funding was led by Khosla Ventures, and also included an un-named strategic investor. Contrail is headed by Ankur Singla, and is dev...

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Friday, July 27, 2012

Siluria Technologies Gets $30M For Natural Gas-to-Chemicals Tech

San Francisco-based Siluria, a developer of technology that converts natural gas (methane) into commodity chemicals and fuel, has raised $30M in a Series C funding, the firm said yesterday. The round was led by Bright Capital and Vulcan Cap...

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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Roku Gets $45M

Saratoga-based Roku, the developer of streaming video and television devices, said this morning that it has raised $45M in a strategic investment round. The round came from News Corp., British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), Menlo Ventures and Gl...

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

GoodData Adds $25M

San Francisco-based GoodData, which develops business intelligence software, said Wednesday that it has raised $25M in a Series C funding. The round was led by Tenaya Capital, and also included new investor New World Capital. The firm's pri...

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Booshaka Scares Up $1M For Social Media Metrics

Redwood City-based Booshaka, which operates an online service which helps businesses identify their most active social media fans, has raised $1M in a funding round, the company disclosed today. The firm said its Series A funding came from ...

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Backblaze Scores $5M For Backup Service

Palo Alto-based online backup service BackBlaze has raised $5M in its first, institutional investment round, the company announced today. The round, worth $5M, came from TMT Investments. Backblaze--which has been bootstrapped over the last ...

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Picarro Picks Up $7M For Greenhouse Gas Detection

Santa Clara-based Picarro, which develops measurement equipment used for detecting and measuring greenhouse gases like carbon, along with other emissions that affect air quality, has raised $7M in a Series D funding round, the firm said tod...

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Cisco Backs Redpoint e.ventures Brazil

San Jose-based networking equipment maker Cisco said today that it has backed the new, Redpoint e.Ventures Brazil venture capital fund, with $15M in investment. Redpoint e.ventures Brazil is a new venture capital fund, worth $130M, that was...

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Ticketfly Gets $22M

San Francisco-based Ticketfly, which operates an online service which lets concert promoters sell their tickets on social networking sites, has raised $22M in a Series C funding, the company said today. The round was led by SAP Ventures, an...

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Meteor Snags $11.2M

San Francisco-based Meteor, a developer of open source applications which allow users to write Javascript-based web applications, said today that it has raised $11.2M in a funding round. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz, and also in...

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

TaskRabbit Jumps Up With $13M More

San Francisco-based TaskRabbit, which provides an online marketplace to help people get tasks done by others, has added another, $13M in a funding, the company said this morning. The firm said its Series C was led by the Founders Fund, and ...

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Chute Captures $2.7M

San Francisco-based Chute, the developer of software to help applications and websites capture, manage, and display media files, announced this morning that it has raised a new round of early stage funding. The round was worth $2.7M. The fu...

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Nextdoor Finds $18.6M To Connect Neighbors

San Francisco-based Nextdoor. which operates an online social networking site which connects you with your neighbors, has raised $18.6M in a funding round. The round came from Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures, Greylock Partners, Shasta Ventu...

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Tintri Adds $25M For VM-Aware Storage

Mountain View-based storage appliance provider Tintri has bolstered its funding by $25M, led by Menlo Ventures and also including prior investors NEA and Lightspeed Venture Partners. The firm said the round--which was oversubscribed--will g...

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Apigee Finds $20M

It appears to be a big week for funding API developers, as Santa Clara-based Apigee, which develops API technology for corporations, said it has raised $20M in a round of funding. The company said the round was led by Focus Ventures, and al...

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Monday, July 23, 2012

Redpoint Closes $130M Brazilian Investment Fund

Menlo Park-based Redpoint Ventures has just closed a new, $130M fund to focus on investments in Brazil, the company announced this morning. Redpoint e.ventures will invest in early stage Brazilian startups, the fund said, with a locally bas...

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Monday, July 23, 2012

Mashery Connects Into $10M More

San Francisco-based Mashery, which helps companies provide application programming interfaces (APIs) to their various web services, disclosed today that it has raised $10M more. The firm said the funding comes from its existing investors. M...

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Monday, July 23, 2012

Asana Gets $28M

San Francisco-based Asana, the startup founded by Facebook's Dustin Moskovitz whic his developing enterprise collaboration software, has raised $28M more in a financing round. The round was led by Founders Fund. Benchmark Capital, Andreess...

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Monday, July 23, 2012

Maveron Boosts Presence In San Francisco

Venture capital investment firm Maveron, the consumer focused investor whose founders includes Starbucks' Howard Schultz, said this morning that it has bolstered its presence in San Francisco, with the hire of a new Venture Partner. Maveron...

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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Edmodo Scoops Up $25M More

San Mateo-based Edmodo, the online education focused site for the K-12 market, has raised another $25M in funding, the firm said today. The Series C round was led by New Enterprise Associates, and also included Greylock Partners, Benchmark ...

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Thursday, July 19, 2012

SAY Media Finds $27M In Funding

San Francisco-based SAY Media, the online digital media publisher, said today that it has raised $27M in a funding round. The round was led by New Enterprise Associates, Shea Ventures, and Correlation Ventures. The firm said the funding wil...

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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Firespotter Labs Gets $15M

Pleasanton-based Firespotter Labs, the developer of the visual audio conferencing service UberConference, said today that it has raised $15M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz, and also included Google Ven...

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

m-Via Gets $17M, Becomes Boom Financial

Palo Alto-based m-Via, a provider of money transfer and payment services aimed at the unbanked, has raised $17M in a financing round. The round was led by Digicel Group, and also included RRE Ventures and MATT.org. As part of the funding, t...

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

AppDirect Gets $8.5M

San Francisco-based AppDirect, which operates an online marketplace for cloud services, announced this morning that it has raised $8.5M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by iNovia Capital. The firm said the round comes on top of an...

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

IntelliBatt Raises $22M For Data Center Power

San Francisco-based IntelliBatt, a developer of uninterrupted power supply systems and products, said Tuesday that it has raised $22M in an equity funding round. The round was led by Columbia Capital, and also included CBC Capital and other...

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Openbucks Rings Up $4.8M For Gift Card Network

Mountain View-based Openbucks, which operates an online service providing a way to convert regular gift cards to currency usable across multiple online retailers, has raised $4.8M in a Series A funding, the firm said today. The round was le...

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Tapingo Plugs Into $3.5M

San Francisco-based Tapingo, a developer of mobile payment and commerce software, announced today that it has raised $3.5M in a funding round. The round came from Carmel Ventures. The company, which has R&D operations in Israel, allows stud...

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Loggly Scores $5.7M

San Francisco-based online log management service Loggly said today that it has raised $5.7M in funding. The firm, which helps companies manage and analyze their software logs, said the funding came from True Ventures, Trinity Ventures, an...

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Kiip Lands $11M

San Francisco-based Kiip, the developer of software for powering mobile rewards programs, has raised $11M in a Series B funding. The round was led by Relay Ventures, with Relay's Kevin Talbot joining the company's board with the funding. Hu...

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Egnyte Fires Up WIth $16M More

Mountain View-based Egnyte, a developer of cloud-based file sharing software, said today that it has raised $16M in a Series C funding round. The round was led by Google Ventures, and also included prior investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield &...

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Coursera Raises $3.7M For Online Education

Mountain View-based Coursera, which allows students to take university classes online--for free--has raised $3.7M more, from two universities. Coursera said that the California Institute of TEchnology and University of Pennsylvania have inv...

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Monday, July 16, 2012

Aryaka Gets $25M More For WAN Acceleration

Milpitas-based Aryaka, the developer of WAN optimization and application acceleration tools, has raised $25M in a Series C funding round, according to VentureWire. Dow Jones reported the valuation of the was in the neighborhood of $100M. Th...

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Friday, July 13, 2012

DocuSign Raises $47.5M

San Francisco- and Seattle-based Docusign confirmed this morning that it has raised $47.5M in a funding round, led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Accel Partners, Comcast Ventures, SAP Ventures, as well as salesforce.com and the Nation...

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Mayfield Fund Closes $365M Fund

Menlo Park-based venture capital firm Mayfield announced Thursday that it has closed Mayfield XIV, a new, $365M venture capital fund. Mayfield said the new fund will be invested in early-stage mobile, cloud/SaaS, social, energytech, and big...

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Jetpac Takes Off With $2.4M

San Francisco-based Jetpac, the developer of an iPad app which lets you browse and comment on your friends' travel pictures, has a raised $2.4M in a funding round. The Series A funding came from Khosla Ventures, Morado Venture Partners, Jer...

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

FuzeBox Raises $20M

San Francisco-based FuzeBox, a developer of real time, collaboration tools for the mobile and desktop market, said today that it has raised $20M in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Index Ventures, and also included Khosla Vent...

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Pocket Change Rings Up $5M

San Francisco-based Pocket Change, which is developing a virtual currency offering focused on Android games, has raised $5M in a Series A funding round, the company said this morning. The round came from Google Ventures, First Round Capital...

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Seculert Takes $5.35M, Sets up Shop In Palo Alto

Seculert, a developer of threat detection and security software, said Tuesday that it has raised $5.35M in funding, and set up a U.S. presence in Palo Alto. The firm, which develops malware detection tools, said the round was led by Norwest...

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Avinger Gains $33M In Series D

Redwood City-based Avinger, a developer of medical devices used for treating peripheral artery disease (PAD), said yesterday that it has raised $33M in a Series D funding round. The firm said its existing major investors participated in the...

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

AdRoll Raises $15M

San Francisco-based AdRoll, a developer of online advertising retargeting technology, has raised $15M in new funding, the firm said this morning. The round was led by Foundation Capital, and also included Merus Capital and Accel Partners. F...

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Sonatype Lands $25M

Palo Alto-based Sonatype, which develops open source components and development software, said today that it has raised $25M in a financing round. The round was led by new Enterprise Associates, and also included prior investors Accel Partn...

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Betable Raises Funding For Gambling API

London-based Betable, which has offices in San Francisco, said Monday that it has launched with the backing of a large list of Silicon Valley venture capitalists and angels. The firm said it is developing a real-money, gambling platform whi...

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

GitHub Gets $100M

San Francisco-based Github, which operates an online source code repository for programmers, has raised $100M in a funding round. The round came from Andreessen Horowitz. The investment is the first outside investment in Github. Peter Levin...

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Monday, July 9, 2012

real5d Sees $1.2M

San Francisco-based Real5d, a developer of virtual model and simulation software used for visualizing real estate properties, said over the weekend that it has raised $1.2M in a Series A funding round. The round was led by DoubleRock Ventur...

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Monday, July 9, 2012

AlienVault Raises $22.4M

San Mateo-based AlienVault, a developer of security management tools, said this morning that it has raised $22.4M in a Series C funding round. The round was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Sigma, and also included prior investor...

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Friday, June 29, 2012

IVP Raises $1 Billion Fund

Menlo Park based venture investor Institutional Venture Partners said Thursday that it has raised its largest fund, ever, worth $1 billion. IVP XIV brings the firm's committed capital to $4 billion. IVP said the fund was "significantly over...

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Friday, June 29, 2012

SugarSync Gets $10M

San Mateo-based SugarSync, a provider of cloud storage and synchronization services, has raised $10M in a financing round, according to ORIX Venture Finance. According to ORIX, the funding is on top of a recent Series D financing round by S...

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Friday, June 29, 2012

Benvenue Medical Gets $25M

Santa Clara-based Benvenue Medical, a developer of minimally invasive products used for spine repair, said yesterday that it has raised $25M in a Series D funding round. The round came from existing investors DeNovo Ventures, Domain Associa...

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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Practice Fusion Calls Up $34M For EHR Software

San Francisco-based Practice Fusion, a developer of web-based, electronic medical records (EMR) software, announced this morning that it has raised $34M in a financing round. The round was led by Artis Ventures, and also included Felicis Ve...

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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Gemmus Pharma Gets Series A

San Francisco-based Gemmus Pharma, a developer of treatments for influenza, said today that it has raised a Series A funding. Size of the round was not disclosed. The round was led by Life Science Angels, and also included BlueTree Allied A...

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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Rocket Fuel Takes Off With $50M

Redwood Shores-based Rocket Fuel, a provider of online advertising technology, said this morning that it has raised $50M in a funding round. The round was led by Northgate Capital, and also included Summit Partners, Cross Creek Capital, Nok...

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Solum Harvests $17M

Mountain View-based Solum, a developer of technology which helps farmers better measure the nutrients in their soil, has raised $17M in a Series B funding. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz. Solum's technology helps farmers gain bett...

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

TraxPay Gets $4M

Mountain View-based Traxpay announced this morning that it has raised $4M in a funding round , which was led by Earlybird Venture Capital. Traxpay is providing business-to-business (B2B) payment services, aimed at helping companies send and...

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Rally.org Gets $7.9M

Rally.org, the San Francisco developer of a social fundraising service, said today that it has raised $7.9M in a Series A venture capital round. The round came from Relay Ventures, Mike Maples of Floodgate Fund, Reid Hoffman of Greylock Par...

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Freshplum Pulls In $1.4M For Sales Analytics

San Francisco-based Freshplum, a provider of sales analytics tools for e-commerce businesses, has raised $1.4M in a funding round, from New Enterprise Associates, Greylock Partners, Google Ventures, Charles River Ventures and angels. The fi...

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Pantheon Raises $5M For Content Management Software

San Francisco-based Pantheon, a developer of a Drupal-based content management software product, said this morning that it has raised $5M in a Series A funding. The round was led by Foundry Group, and also included Baseline, First Round, an...

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Monday, June 25, 2012

Soladigm Gains $55M In Series D

Milpitaas-based Soladigm, the developer of "smart window" products, announced this morning that it has raised $55M in a Series D funding round. The round was co-led by Reinet Investments and NanoDimension. According to the firm, DBL Investo...

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Monday, June 25, 2012

Beintoo Gets $5M

Beintoo, which is developing a loyalty rewards platform aimed at mobile games, apps, and websites, said this morning that it has raised $5M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Italian VC Innogest Capital. Beintoo, which is ba...

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Monday, June 25, 2012

Beyond Lucid Lands Funding

Walnut Creek-based Beyond Lucid, a developer of software for managing emergency medical, disaster management, and first response health records, said last week that it has raised a funding round. Size of the round was not disclosed. The rou...

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Friday, June 22, 2012

Endogastric Solutions Gains $13M More

Redwood City-based EndoGastric Solutions, a developer of medical devices for treament of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), said Thursday that it has raised $13M in additional funding, a Series F extension for the company. The round c...

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Friday, June 22, 2012

ThisLife Gets $2.75M For Photo Organization Site

Palo Alto-based ThisLife, a new startup aimed at the photo sharing segment of the world, said that it has raised $2.75M in a funding round this morning, led by Madrona Ventures. Other investors in the round include Morado Ventures, Rogers V...

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Friday, June 22, 2012

Trident Capital Names VP

Palo Alto-based Trident Capital, an investor in health care IT, cloud computing, IT security, and online security firms, said this week that it has named Taimur Shaikh as Vice President. Shaikh has been at Trident since 2010, when he gradua...

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Thursday, June 21, 2012

UniversityNow Takes $17M To Overhaul College Education

San Francisco-based UniversityNow has just raised $17M in a Series B investment, to help its efforts to overhaul the college education and degree system. The startup, led by Gene Wade, is trying to launch a web-based, affordable, charter un...

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Thursday, June 21, 2012

CloudOn Raises $16M For Mobile Office Software

Palo Alto-based CloudOn said today that it has raised $16M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Social+Capital Partnership, and also included Translink Capital, Foundation Capital, and Remembrandt Venture Partners. CloudOn deve...

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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Swipp Lands $3.5M

Palo Alto-based Swipp, a stealth mode firm which says it wants to challenge the "social media status quo", said it has raised $3.5M in an institutional round. Funding came from Old Willow Partners. The firm, headed by Don Thorson, says it i...

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Bromium Takes $26.5M for Virtualization Technology

Cupertino-based Bromium said Wednesday that it has raised $26.5M in a Series b funding round, from Highland Capital Partners, Intel Capital, as well as Andreessen Horowitz and Ignition Ventures. The firm, led by Guarav Banga, is using virtu...

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

WhiteSky Lands $7.5M

San Mateo-based WhiteSky, a developer of online account protection and security services, has raised $7.5M in funding, according to reports. The funding came from Prism VentureWorks, Trinity Ventures, and Intersections. All three are existi...

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Bitcasa Raises $7M For Online Storage Service

Mountain View-based Bitcasa, the provider of a cloud-based, storage service, said today that it has raised $7M in a Series A funding round. The round came from Pelion Venture Partners, Horizons Ventures, and Andreessen Horowitz, First Round...

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Mithril Capital Management, Headed By Peter Thiel, Raises New $402M Fund

Entrepreneur Peter Thiel has launched a new, growth stage technology investment firm called Mithril Capital Management, capitalized with $402M in funding, Thiel said today. The new fund, based in San Francisco, will focus on investing in co...

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Kaazing Captures $17M

Mountain View-based Kaazing, the developer of real time, interactive communications applications, said today that it has raised $17M in a new funding round. Source of the new funding was not disclosed. Kaazing said the funding will go to ex...

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Pathbrite Earns $2.5M For Educational Portfolios

San Francisco-based Pathbrite said today that it has raised $2.5M in a Series A funding, for the firm's platform to help students showcase their learning and personal achievements. The funding came from Rethink Education, as well as from st...

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

DropCam Gets $12M For Wi-Fi Camera

San Francisco-based Dropcam, which makes a Wi-Fi and mobile enabled camera designed for home monitoring, has raised $12M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Menlo Ventures, and also include Accel Partners and Bay Partners. T...

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

MemSQL Looks Up $5M For In-Memory Database

San Francisco-based MemSQL, a developer of an in-memory, SQL database product aimed at the data mining market, has raised $5M in a funding round. The firm announced the round along with the launch of its product Monday. The round came from ...

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Panzura Finds $15M For Cloud Storage Efforts

San Jose-based Panzura, which develops cloud storage services, said today that it has raised $15M in a Series C round. The round was led by Opus Capital, and also included prior investors Matrix Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Chevron Technol...

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Bluebox Finds $9.5M For Mobile Security

San Francisco-based Bluebox, a developer of enterprise, mobile security technology, said today that it has raised $9.5M in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz, and also included Andreas Bechtolsheim (co-founde...

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Monday, June 18, 2012

Snapguide Snares $5M

San Francisco-based Snapguide, developer of an iPhone app that allows people to share their own do-it-yourself videos, has raised $5M in a funding round. The round came from Atlas Venture, Index Ventures, and Crunchfund. Snapguide is headed...

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Monday, June 18, 2012

Ooyala Raises $35M

Mountain View-based Ooyala, which develops digital video services, reported today that it has raised $35M more in new capital. The funding for the Series E was led by Telstra Applications and Ventures Group, along with prior investors Sierr...

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Friday, June 15, 2012

Global Blood Therapeutics Finds $40.7M For Sickle Cell Treatments

San Francisco-based Global Blood Therapeutics said this week that it has raised $40.7M in a Series A financing, for its efforts to develop oral, small molecule drugs for treating conditions such as sickle cell disease. The funding came from...

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Friday, June 15, 2012

SwitchCam Tunes Into $1.2M

San Francisco-based SwitchCam, started by Brett Welch and Chris Hartley, said Thursday that it has raised $1.2M via AngelList. The funding was led by Mark Cuban and included 500 Startups, Turner Media Camp, Vikas Gupta, Niket Desai, Reed Mo...

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Thursday, June 14, 2012

SportStream Gets $3.5M

San Francisco-based SportsStream said Thursday that it has raised $3.5M in a Series A funding, for the firm's social sports platform. The company said the funding came from Vulcan Capital, the venture capital arm of the Microsoft co-founder...

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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Invuity Lights Up With $25M

San Francisco-based Invuity, which develops surgical illumination and visualization technology, announced this morning that it has raised $25M in a Series D funding round. The funding was led by Valence Advantage Life Sciences Fund II, and ...

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Thursday, June 14, 2012

The Climate Corporation Raises $50M For Weather Insurance

San Francisco-based The Climate Corporation, a provider of weather insurance services, said today that it has raised $50M in a new financing round. The funding was led by new investor Founders Fund, and also included prior investors Khosla...

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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Thismoment Lands $22M

San Francisco-based Thismoment, a provider of digital marketing software for brands and agencies, has raised $22M in a Series C funding. The round was led by Trident Capital, and also included Sierra Ventures and Fenway Partners. Thismoment...

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

CellScope Picks Up $1M

San Francisco-based CellScope, a developer of software that uses cellphone cameras to help diagnose pediatric ear infections, has raised $1M in a funding round, the firm said Monday. The seed funding came from Khosla Ventures. CellScope's s...

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Gigya Adds $15.3M

San Francisco-based Gigya said yesterday that it has raised $15.3M in a funding round. The round came from Advance Publications, Mayfield Fund, Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures and Adobe. Gigya develops social software aimed at businesses, u...

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Igenica Raises $33M For Cancer Antibodies

Burlingame-based Igenica, a developer of biopharmaceuticals focused on the cancer market, has raised $33M in a Series C funding round. The round was led by Third Rock Ventures, and also included The Column Group, Orbimed Advisors and 5AM Ve...

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Hipmunk Gets $15M

San Francisco-based Hipmunk, the online travel site startup out of Y-Combinator, has raised a $15M, Series B round, the firm announced this morning. The round was led by Institutional Venture Partners, and also included Series A investor Ig...

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Monday, June 11, 2012

Credit Sesame Raises $12M

Sunnyvale-based Credit Sesame, a provider of a service which helps consumer monitor their credit and loans, said Monday that it has raised $12M in a funding round. The round was led by Globespan Capital, and also included prior investors Me...

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Monday, June 11, 2012

AliveCor Gets $10.5M

San Francisco-based AliveCor, which develops mobile electrocardiogram (ECG) devices, said today that it has raised $10.5M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Burrill & Company and Khosla Ventures, and also included Qualcomm Ve...

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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Flutter Finds $1.4M

Palo Alto-based Flutter, a startup developing gesture recognition technology for webcams, has raised $1.4M in funding. The round came from Andreessen Horowitz, New Enterprise Associates, Spring Ventures, Start Fund, and others. Flutter is a...

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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Google Boosts LevelUp

Mountain View-based Google, via its Google Ventures arm, has put more capital into BOston's LevelUp, a developer of mobile phone payment products, which is part of SCVNGR. SCVNGR said the funding came from Highland Capital Partners, Google ...

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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Quixey Gets $21.2M For App Search Engine

Palo Alto-based Quixey, which develops an app search engine which helps users find apps for various mobile devices, desktop environment, and other platforms, has raised $21.2M in a Series B funding round, according to investor WI Harper Gro...

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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Ringadoc Calls Up $750K

San Francisco-based Ringadoc, a provider of service which allows users to call up doctors for medical device using their phone or computer, has raised $750,000 in a seed funding round. The firm said the funding came from FF Angel, Ryan Howa...

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

PrivateCore Secures $2.25M

Menlo Park-based PrivateCore, a new startup headed by VMware and Google veterans, said Wednesday that it has raised $2.25M in a seed funding round. The round was led by Foundation Capital. PrivateCore is developing a secure, hypervisor whic...

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Threadflip Raises $6.5M

San Francisco-based Threadflip, which operates an online marketplace which helps users to discovery, buy, and sell fashions, has raised $6.5M in a Series A funding round. The roudn was led by Shasta Ventures, and also included Lowercase Cap...

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

OVIA Becomes Wowzer, Gains Funding

Sunnyvale-based OVIA, a developer of video screening and interviewing technology, said today that it has renamed itself Wowzer, and received a funding from a Tokyo-based recruiting firm, Recruit Co. Ltd. Financial details of the investment ...

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

PubMatic Gets $45M For Ad Optimization

Redwood City-based PUbMatic reports today that it has raised $45M in a mezzanine financing round. The round was led by new investor August Capital, and also included all of its existing investors, including Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Nexus Ve...

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Lending Club Gets $15M From KPCB

San Francisco-based Lending Club, which provides a peer-to-peer online lending site, said today that it has raised $15M in a new funding round, from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The firm said the new funding brings its total raised to ...

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Delphix Lands $25M

Menlo Park-based Delphix, a developer of software for managing business databases, announced this morning that it has raised $25M in a Series C funding round. The round was led by Jafco Ventures, and also included new investors Summit Par...

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

HotelTonight Checks Into $23M Round

San Francisco-based HotelTonight, which develops a last-minute, hotel booking app for mobile phones, said today that it has raised $23M in a Series C funding round. The round was led by U.S. Venture Partners, and also included Accel Partner...

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Clarizen Lands $12M More

San Mateo-based Clarizen, which develops cloud-based project management and collaboration tools, said today that it has raised $12M in a Series E financing. The round was led by VIntage Partners, and also included Benchmark Capital, Carmel...

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Auxogyn Gets $18M For Women's Health

Menlo Park-based Auxogyn, a developer of health testing technology to test the viability of embryos during in vitro fertilization (IVF), has raised $18M in a Series B funding round, the company said today. The round was led by SR One, and a...

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Identified Finds $21M

San Francisco-based Identified.com, the online recruiting service aimed at young professionals, said today that it has raised $21M in a Series B funding round. Th company, which is led by Brendan Wallace, said the funding was co-led by Vant...

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Monday, June 4, 2012

SentreHeart Sew Up $26M Round

Redwod City-based SentreHEART, the develope rof a medical device used for suturing soft tissue, has raised $26M in a Series C financing round, the firm announced. The round was led by Vivo Ventures, and also included US Venture Partners and...

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Friday, June 1, 2012

Nanosolar Gets $70M More For Thin Film Solar Efforts

San Jose-based Nanosolar, the developer of thin film solar cell and panel technology, said Friday that it has raised $70M in new capital. The firm said the round came from both current and new investors, and included OnPoint Technologies, I...

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Thursday, May 31, 2012

YCombinator Firm Grubwithus Gains $5M

One of the companies to come out of the Ycombinator venture accelerator, Grubwithus, has scored more funding, the firm said yesterday. Grubwithus said it has raised $5M in a Series A funding round, out of GRP Partners and entrepreneur Miche...

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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Data Hero Gets $1M

Palo Alto-based Data Hero, which is developing data analytics and visualization software, has raised $1M in a funding round, which came from Foundry Group, Neu Venture Capital, Dave Kellogg (CEO of Mark Logic), and LinkedIn alumni Mike Gree...

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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Diffbot Raises $2M

Palo Alto-based Diffbot, a developer of cloud-based, analysis software which analyzes and helps developers parse web pages, has raised $2M in a funding round. The funding came from Matrix Partners as well as angel investors, including SKy D...

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Optimizely Gets New Funding

San Francisco-based Optimizely, the developer of website optimization and A/B testing tools, has raised a new round of funding the, firm said today. Size of the funding was not disclosed. The company said that the new round came from Batter...

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Badgeville Earns $25M In Funding Round

Menlo Park-based Badgeville, the provider of web site gamification software, has scored $25M in a Series C funding, the company said this morning. The round was led by InterWest Partners, and also included its prior investors, the company s...

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

MobileIron Pulls In $40M

Mountain View-based MobileIron, which develops mobile IT management and security software, said yesterday that it has raised $40M, in a Series E financing round. The round was led by Institutional Venture Partners, and also included Foundat...

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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Junar Finds $1.2M For Open Data

Palo Alto-based Junar, a developer of software-as-a-service for helping companies and organizations to publish their data in an open way, said Tuesday that it has raised $1.2M for the firm. The company, which is led by Diego May, said the f...

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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

10gen Pulls Up $42M For MongoDB

Palo Alto-based 10gen, the software firm behind the MongoDB database software, said Tuesday that it has raised $42M in a financing round. The round was led by New Enterprise Associates, and also included Sequoia Capital, Flybridge Capital P...

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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Intel Backs SecureKey

Intel, via its Intel Capital investment arm, has backed a Canadian developer of mobile authentication software, SecureKey. SecureKey said Friday that it has raised $30M in growth capital in a round led by Intel Capital, along with Visa, Mas...

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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Ace Metrix Finds Funding For TV Analytics

Mountain View-based Ace Metrics, a developer of televisoin and video analytics tools, announced this morning that it has raised $8M in a financing round. The round came from WPP, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Leapfrog Ventures, and Palo...

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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Kony Solutions Raises $15M

Kony Solutions, a provider of mobile application development platforms, said Wednesday that it has raised $15M in a Series C funding round. The company, which is based in Orlando, Florida, but also has an office in San Mateo, said the fundi...

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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Sunrun Raises $60M

San Francisco-based Sunrun, which provides solar power lease plans and financing to residential homeowners, has raised $60M in an equity fundraising, the firm said this morning. The funding was led by Madrone Capital Partners, and also incl...

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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Google Funds Machinima

Mountain View-based Google is the lead investor in the latest round for Machinima, a developer of videogame-themed videos. Machinima, which is heavily featured on Google's YouTube video sharing site, said Monday that it has raised $35M in a...

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Monday, May 21, 2012

Felicis Ventures Raises $52M Fund

Felicis Ventures, the angel investment fund of Aydin Senkut, has raised a third fund, Felicis Ventures III, L.P., according to a recent regulatory filing by the firm. The filing says that the funds came from eight investors. Felicis has a w...

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Monday, May 21, 2012

Moritz Steps Back At Sequoia Due To Incurable Disease

Mike Moritz, the venture capitalist who backed Google, Yahoo, PayPal, and countless other successful firms, told his contacts over the weekend that he is stepping back from the firm, due to being diagnosed with what he described as a "rare ...

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Monday, May 21, 2012

CrunchFund Buys Tumblr Stake

CrunchFund, the venture capital fund run by former TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, has acquired a stake in New York microblogging site Tumblr. Size of the stake, which apparently was acquired from early stage investors, was not disclo...

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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Gen110 Nabs Investment

San Francisco-based Gen110, which helps place photovoltaic panels on residential rooftops through power-purchase agreements, said today that it has raised a round of funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Size of the round was not a...

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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Pinterest Raises $100M

Online photo-pinning site Pinterest, which is based in Palo Alto, has raised $100M in a funding round, the firm announced today. The round was led by Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, and also included Andreessen Horowitz, FirstMark Capita...

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Nurix Raises $3.1M For Biotherapeutics Effort

San Francisco-based Nurix, a stealth mode startup which looks to be headed by Timothy Kutzkey, a venture capitalist at The Column Group, has raised $3.1M in a funding, according to a regulatory filing by the firm. Details on what the compan...

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

ModCloth Sews Up $25M

San Francisco-based ModCloth, an online retailer which sells vintage fashion and decor, said today that it has raised $25M in a funding round. The round was led by Norwest Venture partners, and also included existing investors Accel Partner...

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Monday, May 14, 2012

Quora Raises $50M At $400M Valuation, Says Report

Online question-and-answer site Quora has reportedly raised another $50M in funding, valuing the firm at $400M, according to a report today. The WSJ, quoting people familiar with the deal, said the funding came from Peter Thiel, Northbridge...

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Monday, May 14, 2012

Aquantia Connects With $35M

Milpitas-based Aquantia, which develops high speed, Ethernet PHY semiconductors for the 10GBASE-T market, has raised $35M in a Series F funding, the firm said today. The round came from RUSNANO, along with current investors. Aquantaia said ...

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Friday, May 11, 2012

Mixpanel Receives $10M

San Francisco-based Mixpanel, which develops real time, mobile and web analytics software, said this week that it has raised $10M in a Series A funding round. The round came from Andreessen Horowitz, along with Max Levchin, Marc Benioff, an...

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Friday, May 11, 2012

Drawbridge Finds $6.5M

San Mateo-based Drawbridge, a developer of mobile advertising targeting software, said Thursday that it has raised $6.5M in a Series A funding round. The round came from Kleiner Perkins Cuafield & Byers and Sequoia Capital. Drawbridge's CEO...

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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Leap Motion Captures $12.75M

San Francisco-based Leap Motion, which develops motion control software, said today that it has raised $12.75M in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Highland Capital Partners, and also included Andreessen Horowitz, Founders Fund...

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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

EdeniQ Gets $30M More

Visalia-based EdenIQ, which develops biomaterials aimed at the renewable fuels market, said today that it has raised $30M in an additional capital funding. The funding included Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Cyru...

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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Nuevora Gets Funding For Big Data Analytics

San Ramon-based Neuvora, a developer of a big data analytics platform, said today that it has raised a first round of institutional funding. Size of the funding round was not disclosed. Nuevora said the funding came from Fortisure Ventures....

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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Sutro Biopharma Adds $16.5M

South San Francisco-based Sutro Biopharma, which develops a scalable biochemical protein synthesis platform, said today that it has added $16.5M in a second tranche of its Series C funding round. The round was led by Skyline Ventures, and a...

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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

SunSun Lighting Gets $30M

SunSun Lighting, a Chinese devleoper of LED lighting products which has offices in Palo Alto, said today that it has raised $30M in a Series B funding. The round came from GSR Ventures and Oak investment Partners, along with angel investors...

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Monday, May 7, 2012

Coulomb Technologies Powers Up $47.5M Series D

Campbell-based Coulomb Technologies, the developer of electric vehicle charging stations, said Monday that it has raised $47.5M in a new funding. The firm said the Series D was led by Braemar Energy Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & B...

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Monday, May 7, 2012

Pricenomics Looks Up $1.5M

San Francisco-based Pricenomics, an online site which provides an estimated price of products to users, has raised $1.5M in a seed funding round. The funding came from Andreessen Horowitz, Spark Capital and SV Angel. Pricenomics was founded...

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Monday, May 7, 2012

Gumroad Gains $7M

San Francisco-based electronics payments firm Gumroad, which is developing mobile payments software to help users sell items using only a simple link, has raised $8M in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield...

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Monday, May 7, 2012

RichRelevance Raises $20M

San Francisco-based RichRelevance, which develops personalization software used by e-commerce retailers and others to recommend relevant products, said today that it has raised $20M in a new funding round. The round was led by Crosslink Cap...

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Friday, May 4, 2012

LifeStreet Media Gets $66M

San Carlos-based LifeStreet Media, which develops in-app advertising optimization software, said this week that it has raised $66M in an equity funding round. The round came from Nautic Partners. The firm said the investment comes for growt...

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Friday, May 4, 2012

WePay Raises $10M For Online Payments

Palo Alto-based online payments firm WePay has raised $10M in a Series C funding, the firm said Thursday. The round was led by Ignition Partners, and also included Highland Capital Partners and August CApital. Chris Howard of Ignition joins...

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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Evernote Finds $70M

In a gigantic round, Mountain View-based Evernote said today that it has raised $70M in a new funding round, led by Meritech Capital and CBC Capital. The firm, which develops software which allows users to keep notes online and offline, abo...

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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Code Advisors Lands $25M From JPMorgan Chase

San Francisco-based Code Advisors, an investment banking firm focused on emerging technology and media, said today that it has scored $25M in a minority funding from JPMorgan Chase. Code Advisors was co-founded by Michael Marquez, Fred Davi...

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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Visage Gets Backing From Motorola

San Francisco-based Visage, which develops enterprise mobility management software, said today that it has raised a Series C funding round from Motorola Solutions. Financial terms of the investment were not announced. Visage said that Palis...

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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Vungle Raises $2M

San Francisco-based Vungle, which develosp a aservice that helps mobile developers create video-based promotions for their apps, said yesterday that it has raised $2M in a funding round. The round came from Google Ventures, AOL Ventures, Cr...

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Flingo Gets More Funding From Mark Cuban

San Francisco-based Flingo, which makes smart television applications, said Wednesday that it has raised another $1M in funding from entrepreneur Mark Cuban. The funding brings the company's first round to a total of $8M. Flingo is led by ...

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

DataSift Raises $7.2M, Sets Up Shop In San Francisco

DataSift, a developer of social data analytics software, has raised $7.2M in a Series A follow on investment, the firm said today. The round came from GRP Ventures and IA Ventures. As part of the funding, the UK-based company said it has se...

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Zimbio Lands $8.9M For Fashion

San Carlos-based Zimbio, which operates a network of fashion, beauty, celebrity, and entertainment websites, said this morning that it has raised $8.9M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Menlo Ventures, and also included Gre...

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Birst Gets $26M

San Francisco-based Birst, a developer of business analytics tools, said today that it has raised $26M in a new funding round. The round was led by Sequoia Capital, and also included Hummer Winblad and DAG Ventures. Birst's customers inclu...

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Appthority Secures $6.25M

San Francisco-based Appthority, a developer of software used to manage security of mobile applications, said today that it has raised $6.25M in a Series A financing round. The round was led by Venrock and US Venture Partners, and also inclu...

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Tegile Gets $10M

Newark-based Tegile, a developer of enterprise storage arrays which use deduplication features to reduce the amount of space required for storage, has raised $10M in a Series A funding, according to regulatory filings from the firm. Source ...

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Google Backed SignPost Finds More Funding

Google Ventures-backed Signpost, a provider of local advertising services for local businesses, has raised $3.75M in a Series A funding round. The firm said the round was led by Spark Capital. The firm is backed by Google Ventures, along wi...

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Castlight Health Finds $100M More

San Francisco-based Castlight Health, a developer of a service which helps companies lower the cost of health benefits, said today that it has raised $100M in a Series D funding round. The firm said the new funds came from two major unnamed...

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

PlaySay Gets $250K For Language Learning

San Francisco-based PlaySay, the developer of an iPhone game to help foreign language learners, said today that it has raised $250,000 in a new funding round. The round came from Kevin Yu, former director of PayPal Japan; Sean Glass, founde...

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Monday, April 30, 2012

Google Ventures Backs CustomMade

Google Ventures, the venture arm of Mountain View-based Google, has invested in a startup marketplace, CustomMade which connects shoppers with artists who can custom make anything from jewelry, furniture, to guitars. According to CustomMade...

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Monday, April 30, 2012

NeoPhotonics Receives $39.8M

Publicly held NeoPhotonics, which is based in San Jose, said today that it has raised $39.8M in shares of the firm in a private placement. The funding came from Russian investor RUSNANO. NeoPhotonics is a developer of photonic integrated ci...

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Monday, April 30, 2012

CrestaTech Gains $13M

Santa Clara-based CrestaTech, a developer of wireless RF tuners and integrated DSPs used for developing televisions, has raised $13M in a funding round, the firm said tdoay. The funding came from Bechtolsheim Ventures, Benhamou Global Ventu...

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Friday, April 27, 2012

AVOS Raises Series A

San Mateo-based AVOS Systems, the startup led by former YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, has raised a Series A funding round. Size of the round was not announced. THe round was led by New Enterprise Associates and Google Venture...

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Friday, April 27, 2012

Freshdesk Gains $5M

Walnut-based Freshdesk, which develops online help desk software, said Thursday that it has raised $5M in a financing round. The round was led by Tiger Global Mangement, and also included Accel Partners. The second round of funding will go ...

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

DITTO Sees $3M

Mountain View-based DITTO, an online e-commerce site focused on designer eyewear, said Thursday that it has raised $3M in a funding round. August Capital led the round, which also included angels and friends and family. DITTO is headed by c...

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

SendHub Raises $2M For SMS Service

Mountain View-based SendHub, which develops SMS messaging services, has raised $2M in a seed funding round, the firm announced Thursday. The funding came from Kapor Capital, Menlo Ventures, 500 Startups, Howard Lindzonís Social Leverage fun...

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Metamarkets Finds $15M For Big Data Analytics

San Francisco-based Metamarkets said today that it has raised $15M, to help it with development of its big-data analytics service. The firm said the funding was led by Khosla Ventuers, and also included prior investors IA Ventures and True ...

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Shape Security Secures $6M

Mountain View-based Shape Security, a developer of web defense and security technology, said this morning that it has raised $6M in a Series A financing round. The round was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and TomorrowVentures, the ...

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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Amalfi Semicondcutor Finds $20M

Los Gatos-based Amalfi Semiconductor, a developer of power amplifiers for the cellular handset market, said this week that it has raised $20M in a new funding round. The funding came from existing investors Battery Ventures, DCM and Globes...

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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Ark Raises $4.2M For People Search

Y Combinator company Ark, which is based in San Francisco, has raised $4.2M in a seed funding round, the firm said today. The round came from Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures, Greylock Partners, Intel Capital, SV Angel, Atlas Ven...

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

DoubleDutch Gets $2M

San Francisco-based DoubleDutch, a developer of mobile applications for the enterprise market, said today that it has raised $2M in a Series A funding round. The round came from Bullpen Capital, Floodgate Fund, Mint.com's Aaron Patzer, and ...

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Citrus Lane Finds $5.1M For Subscription Baby Products

Mountain View-based Citrus Lane, which offers up a monthly, subscription service for infant and toddler products, said today that it has raised $5.1M in a Series A funding. The round came from GGV Capital and Greylock Partners. Citrus Lane ...

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Intel Backs IT Management Software Firm ScienceLogic

Intel has backed a maker of It operations and cloud management software, ScienceLogic, via its Intel Capital venture arm, ScienceLogic said Monday. ScienceLogic said that Intel led a $15M, Series B funding round for the firm, which makes so...

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Monday, April 23, 2012

Locu Gets $4M

Locu, a developer of software being applied to digitize real world content and place that into structured form online, has raised $4M in a Series A funding round. The company, which has operations in both San Francisco and Cambridge, Mass.,...

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Monday, April 23, 2012

LED Engin Finds More Funding

San Jose-=based LED Engin, a developer of solid state lighting components and optics, reported today that it has completed a Series E funding round. Size of the orund was not disclosed. The round was led by GVT Fund, and also included MSIVC...

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Monday, April 23, 2012

Singly Raises $7M

San Francisco-based Singly, a developer of a web-based service which allows for the transfer of personal data and information via a software API, has raised $7M in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Foundry Group. Singly is deve...

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Friday, April 20, 2012

Cisco Funds Insieme With $100M

San Jose-based Cisco is spinning out a new startup, Insieme, backed with $100M in funding, according to a memo leaked to the New York Times this week. Cisco apparently has funded the advanced networking startup, with an option to eventually...

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Friday, April 20, 2012

Moxie Software Funds ReadyPulse

Sunnyvale-based software developer Moxie Software has spun out, and funded, a new startup, according to Bellevue, Washington-based ReadyPulse. ReadyPulse said earlier this week that it has raised an initial round of funding for the firm fro...

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Friday, April 20, 2012

WeVideo Raises $19.1M For Online Video Editing

Sunnyvale-based WeVideo, which develops online, cloud-based video editing tools, has raised $19.1M in a venture funding round. The funding was led by Crest Capital Ventures. WeVideo is headed by Jostein Svendsen, a Norwegian entrepreneur an...

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Neato Robotics Recharges With $12.2M More

Newark, California-based Neato Robotics, a developer of household cleaning robots, reported Thursday that it has raised $12.2M in a Series D funding round. The lead investor on the round was Vorwerk Ventures, a German investment firm, as we...

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Five9 Adds $12M

San Ramon-based Five9, a developer of cloud-based software for managing contact centers, said today that it has raised $12M in a new round of equity funding. The round was led by Adams Street Partners, and also included Hummer Winblad Ventu...

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

NComputing Raises $21.8M For Desktop Virtualization

Redwood City-based NComputing, a developer of virtual desktop and thin client hardware, said today that it has raised $21.8M in a new funding round. The round was led by QuestMark Partners, and also included Menlo Ventures, Scale Venture Pa...

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

SynGen Gets $5M For Stem Cell Harvesting

Sacramento-based SynGen, which is developing stem cell harvesting systems for the regenerative medicine market, has raised $5M in a Series A funding. The round came from Bay City Capital. According to the firms, Bay City Capital will add tw...

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Tango Receives $40M For Video Calling Service

Palo Alto-based Tango, the provider of a video chat service which works with iPhones and Android, has raised $40M in a Series C funding round, the firm said this morning. The funding round came from Qualcomm Ventures, Access Industries, Dra...

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Coursera Finds $16M For Online Education

Mountain View-based Coursera, an online education site founded by Stanford Computer Science Professors Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng, said today that it has raised $16M in a funding round. The company, which offers up free, web-based classes ...

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Skybox Imaging Finds $70M

Mountain View-based Skybox Imaging, which provides satellite imagery, video, and data analytics software, said Tuesday that it has raised $70M in a Series C funding round. The round was led by Canaan Partners and Norwest Venture Partners, ...

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Alt12 Apps Gets $1.26M, Launches Social Network For Parents

San Francisco-based Alt12 Apps, a developer of social health applications, said today that it has raised $1.26M in a seed funding round, and launched a new social network for parents called Kidfolio. Alt12 said the funding came from Felicis...

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Cherry Harvests $4.5M For Carwashing Service

Do you have a dirty car? Wish someone would come to your parking spot and wash it? If you have a mobile phone, and are in San Jose, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Cupertino, or Mountain View, that's just what Cherry wants to do. The new startup sa...

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Quantenna Gets $79M

Fremont-based Quantenna Communications, the developer of wireless, Wi-Fi video networking technology, said today that it has raised $79M in a massive, funding round. The round was led by RUSNANO, and also included new investor Bright Capita...

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Monday, April 16, 2012

Path Raises $30M

San Francisco-based Path, the developer of mobile social networking software, has raised somewhere north of $30M in a funding round, led by Redpoint Ventures, the firm said Monday. The round also included Greylock Partners, Kleiner Perkins ...

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Thursday, April 12, 2012

41st Parameter Raises $13M To Expand in Silicon Valley

41st Parameter, a developer of fraud prevention and online device recognition technology which has its Silicon Valley operation in San Jose, said Thursday that it has raised $13M in a Series D funding. The funding came from Georgian Partner...

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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Viadeo Gets $32M For Professional Network

Viadeo, a European startup with U.S. headquarters in San Francisco, said today that it has raised $32M in a funding round for its professional networking service. The round came from French Sovereign Wealth Fund, the Fonds Strategique d'Inv...

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

OneID Raises $7M For Digital IDs

San Francisco-based OneID, a developer of digital identity technology, said today that it has raised $7M in a new funding round. The round was led by Khosla Ventures and North Bridge Venture Partners. OneID was founded by Steve Kirsch. Kirs...

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

CloudPassage Gets $14M

San Francisco-based CloudPassage, a developer of cloud security software, announced this morning that it has raised $14M in a Series B funding roudn. The round was led by Tenaya Capital, and also included prior investors Benchmark Capital a...

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Monday, April 9, 2012

Facebook Buys Instagram

Mountain View-based Facebook said today that it has agreed to acquire Instagram, in a deal worth $1 billion in cash and stock. Facebok's Mark Suckerberg said that Instagram's team will be joining the social networking site, but will continu...

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Friday, April 6, 2012

500 Startups Targets $50M Investment Fund

Mountain View-based 500 Startups, the startup accelerator and seed investment fund, is gearing up to raised $50M in a new fund, 500 Startups II, the group disclosed in a regulatory filing Friday morning. According to the filing, no funds ha...

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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Rolith Gets $5M For Nanolithorgraphy Technology

Pleasanton-based Rolith, a developer of nanostructured coatings and devices, said Thursday that it has raised $5M in a Series A funding round. The round came from DFJ VTB Capital Aurora and AGC America. Rolith develops nanostructured coatin...

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Thursday, April 5, 2012

SpiderCloud Captures $35M

Santa Clara-based Spidercloud Wireless has raised $33M in a new funding round, from Charles River Ventures, Matrix Partners, Shasta Ventures, and Opus Capital. All of those companies are existing investors in the company. According to the W...

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Thursday, April 5, 2012

GEO Semiconductor Raises $1.0M

Santa Clara-based GEO Semiconductor, a developer of graphics processors for the smartphone market, said Wednesday that it has completed a $1M, Series A funding round. Details on the funding were not released. It's unclear if the $1.0M is pa...

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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

SugarCRM Finds $33M

Cupertino-based SugarCRM, the developer of customer relationship management software, said Wednesday that it has raised $33M in a combination of equity and debt. The round was led by new Enterprise Associates, as well as Silicon Valley Bank...

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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Cisco Invests In Indian Venture Capital Fund

San Jose-based Cisco said this morning that it is ramping its efforts to invest in the country of India, via a new investment in venture fund Aavishkaar. Cisco said it will invest in Cisco will invest in Aavishkaar India II Company Ltd., a ...

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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

MATRIXX Gets Funding From Swisscom

Mountain View-based MATRIXX Software, the developer of software used by telecommunications providers to better manage their subscribers, has scored a strategic investment from Swisscom Ventures, the venture capital arm of communications pro...

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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

The Minerva Project Raises $25M For New University

San Francisco-based The Minerva Project, which says it is creating a new, "elite" American University, has raised $25M in a funding round, led by Benchmark Capital. The firm says it is establishing a university relying on the "most demandin...

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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Skout Hooks Up With $22M from Andreessen Horowitz

San Francisco-based Skout, the developer of location-based networking apps which center around flirting with others, has raised $22M in a funding round, the firm said this morning. The funding came from Andreessen Horowitz. The firm said th...

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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Pertino Raises $8.85M

Cupertino-based Pertino, a developer of cloud networking software, said this morning that it has raised $8.85M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Norwest Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, as well as Steve Cambell (Str...

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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Nitro Rounds Up $3.5M

San Francisco-based Nitro, which develops PDF file creation tools which include such features as combining multiple PDF files, batch support, and editing of PDF files, has raised $3.5M in a funding round, the firm announced this morning. Th...

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Monday, April 2, 2012

PureWave Gets $5M

Santa Clara-based PureWave Networks, which develops 4G, wireless base stations, said today that it has raised $5M in a Series C funding round. Source of the funding was not disclosed, however, the firm said the round came from both new and ...

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Monday, April 2, 2012

Dropbox Adds U2's Bono, The Edge As Investors

San Francisco-based Dropbox, the developer of the online cloud storage services for documents, said Monday that it has added U2's Bono and The Edge as investors in the firm. The investment is most likely through Elevation Partners, the priv...

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Monday, April 2, 2012

Bizo Brings In $10M Series B

San Francisco-based Bizo, a developer of business marketing software, said today that it has raised $10M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Crosslink Capital, and also included prior investors Bessemer Venture Partners and Ve...

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