Salesforce Agrees to Buy VC-Backed Rypple

Salesforce.com announced it has agreed to buy Toronto-based Rypple, a provider of human resources software-as-a-service. Rypple, which has raised $13 million in funding from Bridgescale Partners, Edgestone Capital Ventures and Extreme Venture Partners, including a $7 million Series B round last year. Individual investors of Rypple include Peter Thiel (an early Facebook investor) and Roger […]

Bridgescale Is Hot for Canada, Leads Series A for Toronto’s Rypple

Bridgescale Partners, which is known more for its growth stage investments, is making some waves in Canada. The Menlo Park, Calif.-based firm, which has an office in Toronto, announced earlier today it led a $7 million Series A for Toronto-based Rypple, which develops HR software that makes it easier for employees and managers to share feedback […]

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Rypple Secures $7 Million in Funding

Rypple, a Canadian social software firm, raised $7 million in a round led by Bridgescale Partners. Other investors included Edgestone Capital Ventures, Extreme Venture Partners, Peter Thiel, Seymour Schulich, Roger Martin and Joe Sigelman. The company has so far raised $13 million in funding. Howard Gwin, a Bridgescale partner, will join Rypple’s board of directors.

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