Week’s Top 10 Hub Posts Feature CalPERS, Providence Equity and Stuff We’d Like to Read Less About in 2012

Here are the past week’s top 10 posts based on number of pageviews from peHUB’s regular readers. Hot topics include a portfolio of funds CalPERS unsuccessfully tried to sell on the secondary market, Providence Equity’s troubles hitting its target for fund VII, and unique accounting techniques used by IPO candidates.

1. Slideshow: Someone Send Some Love To These Unwanted, CalPERS-Backed Fundsby David Toll
2. Overrated: Five Things We’d Like a Little Less of in 2012by Connie Loizos
3. Providence Equity’s Fund VII Hits Fundraising Problems, May Fall Short of $6B Targetby Luisa Beltran
4. Slideshow: Top Unique Accounting Techniques for IPO Candidates – by Joanna Glasner
5. Sequoia-Backed Jive Will Be A Test Of The IPO Market: Slideshowby Mark Boslet
6. Slideshow: Five Powerful Women In Private Equity (subscribers only) – by Bernard Vaughan
7. Ron Conway on How New York and Chicago Stack Up to Silicon Valley (subscribers only) – by Mark Boslet
8. Uncle Sam Wants You To Raise An Early Stage VC Fund (subscribers only) – by David Toll
9. Three VCs Weigh In On Incubators, The Late Stage Bubble And Big Databy Mark Boslet
10. For Startup Employees, Getting Rich Has Never Been More Complicatedby Connie Loizos

Jive Software Prices IPO Above Range

(Reuters) – Jive Software Inc priced its initial public offering at $12 per share, above its expected price range of between $8 and $10 per share, according to an underwriter. Jive, which makes software that integrates online communities, microblogging, social networking, discussion forums, blogs, wikis, and instant messaging under one interface, had filed in August, […]

Jive Upsizes IPO and Prices Above Range

(Reuters) – Jive Software Inc. priced its initial public offering at $12 per share, above its expected price range of between $8 and $10 per share, according to an underwriter. Shares of the Palo-Alto, Calif.-based company, backed by venture capital firm Sequoia Capital, are expected to start trading on Tuesday on Nasdaq under the symbol JIVE. Jive — […]

Sequoia-Backed Jive Will Be A Test Of The IPO Market: Slideshow

Jive Software is one of 11 U.S. companies scheduled to launch new stock offerings this week. Zynga is another. Zynga, the venture-backed titan of social gaming, will almost certainly do well. Jive could as well. If it does, the issue might be a sign the IPO market for small cap tech companies has reopened. Jive […]

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Jive Software Prices IPO

Nov 30 (Reuters) – Jive Software Inc, which provides social networking software to businesses, said it expects its initial public offering of up to 11.7 million shares to be priced between $8 and $10 apiece. In August, the Palo Alto, California-based company had filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to […]

Sequoia, Kleiner Perkins Increase Their Bets on Jive as It Angles for an IPO

Groupon and Zynga are lining up to go public. But the sleeper offering of this year (or perhaps early next) might well be Jive Software. The developer of social software for business issued a revised S-1 this week, and it seems backers Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers agree. Both firms exercised Series […]

Social Enterprise Software Company Jive Files $100M IPO

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Sequoia Capital, which famously co-invested in Google many years back, are about to take another company public. Jive Software Inc. filed an S-1 today, showing that it intends to raise $100 million in an initial public offering on the Nasdaq under the symbol “JIVE.” The filing did not list […]

Jive Acquires Privately Held Proximal Labs

Jive Software said Wednesday it acquired privately held Proximal Labs. Jive, which is backed by Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, did not release financial terms. It said software maker Proximal would help it use “big data” to increase the value of social graphs to the enterprise. PRESS RELEASE Accelerates Strategy to Bring […]

Accept CEO: Crowdsourcing Cos. Growing 15% to 100%

Ideas are important to Bryan Plug, CEO of Accept Corp.

Santa Clara, Calif.-based Accept provides software that helps companies find ideas to innovate their products. Accept has raised $26 million in financing, including $17 million in 2009 from investors such as StarVest Partners, Jefferson Partners and the Entrepreneurs Fund.

Plug spoke to me by phone recently.

Kleiner Perkins, Sequoia Talking Jive

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Sequoia Capital, which famously co-invested in Google Inc. some years back, announced today that they are investing $30 million in a Series C round in Jive Software Inc., a Palo Alto, Calif.-based developer of social networking software and technology for the enterprise. This isn’t the first time Kleiner Perkins […]

Jive Software Buys Filtrbox

Jive Software Inc., a Portland, Ore.-based maker of social business collaboration software, has acquired Filtrbox, a Boulder, Colo.-based provider of social media monitoring solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. Jive Software has raised over $27 million from Sequoia Capital, while Filtrbox has raised seed funding from Flywheel Ventures and True Ventures.

Jive Software Raises $12 Million

Jive Software Inc., a Portland, Ore.-based maker of social business collaboration software, has raised $12 million in Series B funding from return backer Sequoia Capital. It previously raised $15 million.

Sequoia Backs Jive Software

Jive Software Inc., a Portland, Ore.-based maker of Clearspace collaboration software, has raised $15 million in first-round funding led by Sequoia Capital. www.jivesoftware.com

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