Big Data Company DataStax Racks Up Third Round of Funding

DataStax, the provider of the open source database management system Apache Cassandra, has raised a $25 million Series C round of funding. Meritech Capital Partners led the round, with participation from existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners and Crosslink Capital. The company has now raised $38.7 million in fudning since 2010.

Crosslink Raises $320 Mln with Latest Fund

Crosslink Capital said it raised $320 million for its latest fund. Crossover Fund VI will be actively invested through April 30, 2018 and 6% of total funding has been committed by Crosslink’s General Partners and employees. Crosslink, of San Francisco, is s venture capital and growth equity firm with over $1.8 billion in assets. Investments include Pandora, and Omniture.

Kiip Gets Backing from Japanese Internet Giant Digital Garage

Mobile rewards network Kiip has secured financing from Japanese Internet business Digital Garage. The strategic investor joins the company’s most recent $11 million round of Series B funding. The company is backed by Relay Ventures, Hummer Winblad, True Ventures, Verizon Ventures, Crosslink Capital and others.

Reuters – Equinix Sells Data Centers

Equinix plans to sell 16 data centers in the United States to an investment group for about $75 million, writes Reuters. The investment group consists of 365 Main, Crosslink Capital and Housatonic Partners. Reuters – Equinix Inc said it plans to sell 16 data centers in the United States to an investment group for about […]

Turner Buys Venture Backed Bleacher Report

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. said it acquired the venture backed Bleacher Report. The sports property has backers including Crosslink Capital, Oak Investment Partners and Hillsven Capital. PRESS RELEASE Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. Acquires Bleacher Report
Leading Sports Digital Property Joins Turner Sports Portfolio Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. has acquired Bleacher Report (B/R), one of the fastest-growing […]

Global Analytics Gets $25M From Mohr, Crosslink, Others

Global Analytics Holdings said it received a $25 million Series D round of funding led by Mohr Davidow Ventures and joined by Crosslink Capital and a number of private investors. The company plans to use the money to develop Zebit, a big data platform for financial transactions. PRESS RELEASE Zebit Lands $25 million in Venture […]

SilkRoad Raises $35M Series C

SilkRoad, a Chicago-based company focused on online human resources and “social talent management,” has raised a $35 million Series C financing round. Investors in the round include new investors Keating Capital and NTT Finance. Existing investors including Intel Capital, Crosslink Capital, Foundation Capital, Azure Capital and Tenaya Capital also joined in the round. Since 2003, […]

Coupa Raises $22M From Crosslink, Battery, BlueRun, Mohr, El Dorado

Coupa Software said it raised $22 million in a Series E round led by Crosslink Capital and joined by Battery Ventures, BlueRun Ventures, El Dorado Ventures and Mohr Davidow Ventures. The company said its new valuation is a significant multiple over previous rounds. PRESS RELEASE Coupa Software Raises $22 Million in Series E Funding Round […]

Vungle Attracts Funds From Google, Aol, Crosslink and Others

Vungle, a company that helps mobile developers promote their apps through video trailers, has raised $2 million. Investors include Google Ventures, AOL Ventures, Crosslink Capital and angel investors Charles Hudson’s SoftTech VC, Ron Conway’s SV Angel, Dave McClure’s 500 Startups, Maynard Webb, Scott McNealy and Tim Draper. PRESS RELEASE Vungle, a new company that helps […]

Bizo Inks $10M

Business audience marketing startup Bizo has raised $10 million in Series B financing. Crosslink Capital led the round, with participation from return backers Bessemer Venture Partners and Venrock. The funding will help Bizo expand its sales and marketing efforts. PRESS RELEASE Bizo, the global leader in business audience marketing, today announced that it has closed […]

Intematix Raises $16.2M From DFJ, Crosslink & New Investor

Intematix said it raised $16.2 million from existing investors Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Crosslink Capital, as well as a new financial investor, which it did not identify. The Freemont, Calif., company has now received $63 million since it was founded. PRESS RELEASE Intematix Receives $16.2 Million in Funding for Growth Capital FREMONT, Calif. – March […]

SchoolFeed Rings Up $1.5M in Seed Funding, a classmate network that aims to connect users to the high school chums in their social network, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. First Round Capital led the round and was joined by Crosslink Capital, InterWest Partners and SK Telecom. Co-founder Lance Tokuda, the co-founder and former CEO of RockYou, told peHUB that SchoolFeed differs […]

In Memoriam: Jerome Contro, Crosslink Capital

Crosslink Capital partner Jerome Contro, passed away on January 13 after a hard-fought battle with cancer. A strong and enthusiastic leader, Jerome exemplified what it means to be an accomplished investor. PRESS RELEASE 1956-2012 We are deeply saddened at the passing of our dear friend and partner, Jerome Contro, on January 13 after a hard-fought […]

Crosslink Capital Promotes Eric Chin, Isabelle Fymat

Venture firm Crosslink Capital has promoted Eric Chin and Isabelle Fymat to General partner. Chin joined the firm from Bay Partners in 2010. He focuses on investments in the Internet, software, and services sectors, and was responsible for launching the company’s first seed fund which completed 23 investments in 2011. Fymat joined Crosslink in 2004. She led early investments in companies including Google, Vista Print, Omniture, and Priceline, the firm said in a written release.

Crosslink Capital Completes 23rd Deal of 2011

Crosslink Capital, a venture capital and growth equity firm, has announced that its Crosslink Seed Fund has completed its 23rd investment of 2011. The $20 million Crosslink Seed Fund was launched in February 2011 as a carve-out of the Crosslink Ventures VI Fund and is targeting roughly 20 investments each year in advertising, e-commerce, SaaS, […]

Lattice Semiconductor Pays $62M for SiliconBlue

Publicly traded Lattice Semiconductor Corp. will pay roughly $62 million to acquire SiliconBlue Technologies, a venture-backed maker of products for the consumer handheld market. Founded in 2006 and based in Santa Clara, Calif., SiliconBlue was backed by investors including BlueRunVentures, Crosslink Capital, NEA, Apex Venture Partners, TSMC and Atlantic Bridge. Secures Seed Financing, a marketplace for freelance writers and small businesses to connect, has raised approximately $700,000 in seed financing led by Crosslink Capital, Liveops founder Douglas Feirstein, and Shopzilla CIO Jody Mulkey. has a database of more than 80,000 writers, with over 80 percent of those writers based in the United States. PRESS RELEASE, […]

Comprehend Systems Seals $1.2M

Comprehend System Inc. has raised $1.2 million in seed financing from a slew of investors including Y Combinator, Start Fund, SV Angel, Yuri Milner, Menlo Ventures Talent Fund, Paul Buchheit, Garry Tan, Quotidian Ventures and Crosslink Capital. The company is developing clinical data visualization and analytics software.

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