Aereo Closes Series B Led by IAC and Highland Capital Partners

Aereo has closed on a $38 million Series B round of financing, led by existing investors IAC and Highland Capital Partners. Previous investors from Aereo’s Series A funding round, including FirstMark Capital, First Round Capital, High Line Venture Partners, and select individuals, also participated.

Prescription Eyewear Acquires LensOn

Prescription Eyewear, parent company of myOptique.com, SunglassesShop.com and GlassesDirect.com, has added LensOn, a Nordic online contact lens seller, to its portfolio. The acquisition was financed by Prescription Eyewear’s existing venture capital investors Acton Capital Partners, Highland Capital Partners and Index Ventures. Additional funding was received from GP BullHound Sidecar, Silicon Valley Bank and Kreos Capital.

Qumulo Raises Series A Led by Highland

Qumulo, an enterprise data storage company, has raised $24.5 million in a Series A round of financing led by Highland Capital Partners, with participation from Madrona Venture Group and Valhalla Partners. The business was founded in March 2012 with seed funding from Valhalla Partners. As part of the investment, Peter Bell, general partner at Highland Capital Partners, joins the board of directors.

thredUP.com Secures Series C Led by Highland

thredUP.com, an online children’s clothing platform, has secured a $14.5 million Series C financing led by Highland Capital Partners. Existing investors Trinity Ventures and Redpoint Ventures also participated.

SingTel Acquires Pixable for $26.5M

Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) is acquiring the smartphon app Pixable for $26.5 million. The three-year-old, New York-based company, whose technology allows users to share and prioritize photos that have been published to social networks, had raised $6.1 million from Highland Capital Partners and Menlo Ventures. PRESS RELEASE: Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) today announced that it has […]

Predilytics Raises $6m For Healthcare Analytics

Predilytics, a healthcare data analytics and services company, has raised $6 million in a Series A financing led by Flybridge Capital Partners and Highland Capital Partners with strategic investment from Google Ventures. As part of the round, Michael Greeley from Flybridge Capital Partners and Bob Higgins from Highland Capital Partners have joined the company’s board […]

Nebula Raises $25M From Comcast, Highland, KP, Innovation, Others

Nebula said it raised more than $25M of equity capital and debt financing. The company said its Series B round was led by Comcast Ventures and joined by Highland Capital Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Innovation Endeavors and individual investors Andy Bechtolsheim, David Cheriton, Ram Shriram, Harris Barton, William Hearst III, Scott McNealy and […]

Gaiss To Leave Highland Capital Partners

Michael Gaiss said that after 13 years with Highland Capital Partners he will leave the firm on Sept. 1. Gaiss serves as senior vice president at the firm running marketing, and portfolio and entrepreneurial development initiatives. He helped launch the Summer@Highland program for student entrepreneurs. Gaiss made his plans known in an e-mail. He said […]

Gigamon Appoints General Counsel

Gigamon, a provider of traffic visibility solutions, has appointed Paul Shinn as general counsel. Shinn will report to chief executive officer, Ted Ho. He will be responsible for the company’s global legal strategy and overall legal matters, including contract negotiations, strategic acquisitions, compliance, securities, and intellectual property matters. He joins Gigamon from Hewlett-Packard Company. Gigamon […]

Leap Motion Inks $12.75m Series A

Leap Motion, a San Francisco-based motion-control software company has secured a $12.75 million Series A round led by Highland Capital Partners with participation from existing investors. Leap Motion has been operating in stealth mode as OcuSpec since 2010. PRESS RELEASE Leap Motion, a San Francisco-based motion-control software company changing the future of human/computer interaction, today […]

SessionM Raises $20M From Charles River, Kleiner, Highland

SessionM said it raised $20 million in Series B funding in a round led by Charles River Ventures and joined by current investors Highland Capital Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The company will use the money for new hires and continue expansion of its platform, technology and network footprint. PRESS RELEASE Mobile Engagement […]

Gigamon Hires Tech Veteran CFO

Gigamon, a provider of Traffic Visibility solutions, has hired technology enterprise veteran Duston Williams as chief financial officer. Williams joins Gigamon from SandForce and will be responsible for all aspects of the organization’s financial operations and will help drive the next stage of the company’s development. Gigamon is backed by Highland Capital Partners. PRESS RELEASE […]

Iddiction Unveils Deals and Discovery Tool

Iddiction, a new start-up from mobile games entrepreneur Andrej Nabergoj, has unveiled its app deals and discovery tool in the App Store. The company is backed by Rick Thompson, founder of Playdom, Comcast Ventures, IDG Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, Felicis Ventures, and select angel investors. PRESS RELEASE Iddiction, Inc. today debuts its app deals and […]

Game Closure Wins $12M Series A

Game Closure, a Mountain View, Calif.-based maker of HTML5-based cross-platform game technology, has raised $12 million. Highland Capital Partners led the Series A round, with Greylock, Benchmark, General Catalyst and Charles River Ventures also participating. Highland’s Andy Miller has joined the company’s board of directors. PRESS RELEASE Game Closure today announced a Series A financing […]

Highland Capital Names Jeremiah Daly

Highland Capital Partners has added Jeremiah Daly as a principal based in the firm’s Cambridge, Mass. Office. He will focus on identifying and leading later-stage investments in the information technology and digital media sectors. Daly joins from Accel Partners. PRESS RELEASE Highland Capital Partners, a leading venture capital firm with a more than twenty year […]

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