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Digital media firm KIN fetches $12 mln Series C

Santa Monica, Calif-based digital media firm KIN has secured $12 million in Series C funding. Corus Entertainment led the round with participation from other investors that include Emil Capital, Mayfield Fund, General Catalyst Partners and Rustic Canyon Partners.

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Formation Data Systems snags $24.2 mln Series A

Formation Data Systems has raised $24.2 million in Series A funding, a company spokesperson confirmed. Pelion Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Dell Ventures, Third Point, Mayfield Fund and Square 1 Bank. Headquartered in Fremont, Calif., Formation Data Systems is a data management and storage platform.

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Rembrandt Venture Partners leads $22 mln Series D funding in Appcelerator

Rembrandt Venture Partners has led a $22 million Series D funding round in Appcelerator, which provides an enterprise mobile engagement platform. Other participants in the funding round include new investor Union Grove Venture Partners, and existing investors Storm Ventures, Sierra Ventures, Mayfield Fund, Translink Capital, Relay Ventures and EDB Investments.

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Alfresco Software garners $45 mln

Alfresco Software said Thursday that it has received $45 million in funding. Sageview Capital led the round with participation from previous backers Accel Partners, Mayfield Fund and SAP Ventures. In addition to the funding, Ned Gilhuly, founding partner at Sageview Capital has been added to Alfresco’s board of directors while Jeff Klemens, a principal at Sageview Capital has been named a board observer. Based in San Mateo, Calif. and the UK, Alfresco is a provider of enterprise content management solutions.

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Mayfield Fund and Sequoia Capital back Knowlarity

Singapore-based cloud telephony startup Knowlarity has received $16 million in Series B funding, the company announced on its site. Mayfield Fund led the round with participation from previous backer Sequoia Capital. To read the post, visit here.

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Nevada PERS bets more on venture: VCJ

The Public Employees’ Retirement System of Nevada has stepped up its venture capital investing over the past couple of years with commitments to Battery Ventures, Canaan Partners and Technology Crossover Ventures.

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MapR Technologies scores $110 mln

MapR Technologies, a Hadoop technology company based in San Jose, Calif., has closed $110 million in financing. Google Capital led the round with participation from Qualcomm Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA and Redpoint Ventures. In addition to the equity financing, MapR has raised $30 million in debt financing led by Silicon Valley Bank.

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VC-backed AgilOne adds two to staff

AgilOne has appointed Ted Farrell as chief technology officer and Dan Moore as vice president of customer success. Previously, Farrell worked at Badgeville where he served as chief technology officer while Moore worked at RightScale. Based in Mountain View, Calif., AgilOne is a cloud-based predictive marketing platform. Its backers include Tenaya Capital. Next World Capital, Four Rivers Group, Sequoia Capital and Mayfield Fund.

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Emily Melton re-joins DFJ as partner

Emily Melton has re-joined DFJ as Partner to focus on early-stage deals in areas including consumer and mobile technology and social media. Melton had worked at DFJ for eight years, and left in 2009 to join Mayfield.

CloudGenix nets $9 mln

CloudGenix, a networking firm based in Santa Clara, Calif., said Wednesday that it has raised $9 million in Series A funding. The investors were Charles River Ventures and Mayfield Fund.

Electric Cloud grabs $4 mln

Electric Cloud said Tuesday that it has received an additional $4 million in Series E funding, bringing the round’s total tally to $12 million. The investors included Siemens’ Venture Capital, US Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, RRE Ventures and Rembrandt Venture Partners. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Electric Cloud is a provider of software solutions.

Tenaya Capital leads Series C round for AgilOne

AgilOne said Thursday that it has raised $25 million in Series C funding. Tenaya Capital led the round with participation from Next World Capital, Four Rivers Group, Sequoia Capital and Mayfield Fund. Based in Mountain View, Calif., AgilOne is a cloud-based predictive marketing platform.

Tenaya leads funding round for AgileOne

AgilOne, which provides a cloud-based predictive intelligence application for marketers, has raised a $25 million Series C round led by Tenaya Capital. The funding included participation from Next World Capital and Four Rivers Group, as well as existing investors Sequoia Capital and Mayfield Fund. The Mountain View, Calif.-based company previously raised $16 million in funding. As part of the latest deal, Tom Banahan, managing director of Tenaya, has joined the board.

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Akamai Technologies appoints senior vice president

Akamai Technologies, a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, has appointed Seksom Suriyapa as senior vice president of corporate and business development. Earlier in his career, Suriyapa served as a technology investment banker, most recently with Morgan Stanley, as well as in venture capital, as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Mayfield Fund.

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Lithium Technologies acquires VC-backed Klout

Lithium Technologies has acquired Klout. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in San Francisco, Klout measures social web influence. Its backers include KPCB, Venrock, IVP, ff Venture Capital, Greycroft Partners, Lucid Ventures, Draper Nexus Ventures, Mayfield Fund and Zelkova Ventures.

Intel completes VC-backed Basis Science acquisition

Intel has closed its buy of Basis Science. No financial terms were disclosed. Headquartered in San Francisco, Basis is a wearable device tech company that focuses on health and wellness. Its backers included Norwest Venture Partners, Doll Capital Management, iNovia Capital, Peninsula Ventures and Mayfield Fund.

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