BioConsortia names new CEO

BioConsortia, an agricultural biotech company based in Davis, Calif., has hired Marcus Meadows-Smith as CEO. Prior to working at BioConsortia, Meadows-Smith worked at AgraQuest where he served as CEO. BioConsortia is the newly formed parent company of BioDiscovery New Zealand, which was seeded by Khosla Ventures.

Accel Partners leads Series B in MemSQL

MemSQL has secured $35 million in Series B funding. The investment was led by Accel Partners and included participation from Khosla Ventures and existing investors First Round Capital and Data Collective, as well as from several private financiers, and brings the total raised by MemSQL to $45 million.

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Pact raises funds led by Khosla

Pact (formerly known as GymPact) has secured a $1.55 million round of funding led by Khosla Ventures and Max Levchin of PayPal. Pact was founded by Harvard students who realized that having your own money on the line helps limit excuses and get people achieving their goals. Individuals make a Pact of how many times a week they plan to achieve their healthy goals.

Index secures Series A

Retail software company Index has secured $7 million in a Series A round led by Innovation Endeavors, Khosla Ventures, AIMCo and 819 Capital. Index was founded by former Google Wallet executives Marc Freed-Finnegan and Jonathan Wall.

ParStream raises $8m in Series B

ParStream, a real-time database for big data analytics has closed an $8 million series B funding round led by Khosla Ventures. The funding will accelerate ParStream’s growth in the global big data market.

RingCentral Files For IPO

RingCentral, Inc. said it filed for an IPO. The company’s S-1 registration statement says the number of shares to be offered and their price range have yet to be released publicly. Its backers include Sequoia Capital, Khosla Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Cisco Systems, DAG Ventures and Hermes Growth Partners.

Judicata Raises $5.8M In Deal Led By Khosla Ventures

Judicata said it raised $5.8 million in a deal led by Khosla Ventures. Khosla Partner Keith Rabois has joined the board. The news was covered in a blog post and in news stories, including one on TechCrunch. The company is developing a search technology for the legal industry.

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