Cloud communications company Twilio has raised a $70 million Series D round co-led by Redpoint Ventures and Bessemer Venture Partners, with Draper Fisher Jurvetson also participating. As part of the deal, Scott Raney, a partner with Redpoint, has joined the board. The San Francisco-based company has now raised about $103 million n total funding.
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Scripted.com said it raised $4.5 million in a Series A financing led by Crosslink Capital and Redpoint Ventures. Joining the round are James Currier and Stan Chudnovsky from Ooga Labs, Branchout CEO Rick Marini, Bebo co-founder Michael Birch, Military.com co-founder Chris Michel and LA angel Paige Craig. Chris Moore from Redpoint Ventures and Eric Chin from Crosslink Capital will be join the board.
Redpoint Ventures brought on two VMware executives as entrepreneurs in residence, TechCrunch reports. Javier Soltero was CTO of SaaS & application services at VMware before joining the firm, according to a bio posted on the Redpoint Web site. He came to VMware after the company he co-founded, Hyperic, was acquired by SpringSource, which was acquired by VMware.
Wochit has closed a $4.75 million series A venture capital round from Redpoint Ventures, Cedar Fund and Greycroft Partners. Wochit provides web publishers with a supply of ever-fresh news video.
Workspot said it raised $1.9 million of seed funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Norwest Venture Partners, Redpoint Ventures, and angel investors, including Peter Wagner and Gaurav Garg. The company also launched a bring-your-own-mobile-device service for IT administrators, Workspot Control, and a mobile application for IPads, called Workspot.
Infer Inc. said it raised $10 million in Series A funding in a deal led by Redpoint Ventures and joined by Andreessen Horowitz, Social+Capital Partnership, Sutter Hill Ventures, and angel investors. Infer helps businesses accurately predict and act on their highest potential customers. Infer is developing software that helps companies identify high potential customers.
The file sharing and collaboration software developer Bloomfire has raised $8 million from return investors Austin Ventures and Redpoint Ventures. The two firms invested $10 million in the company in March 2012.
Big Switch Networks said that Intel Capital has joined the company’s Series B funding, bringing the total raised to date to over $45 million. Big Switch investors include Goldman Sachs, Index Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Redpoint Ventures. The company initially announced a Series B of $25 million in October with Redpoint leading the deal. It raised a Series A round of $14 million in 2011.
Social TV analytics business Bluefin Labs has joined Twitter. Last year, Bluefin Labs raised $12 million in a Series B round led by Time Warner Investments with participation from SoftBank Capital, Redpoint Ventures and Lerer Ventures.
Healthy snack subscription service NatureBox has closed a $2 million round of seed funding. The investment is co-led by General Catalyst Partners and Redpoint Ventures and includes the participation of prominent individual investors.