App Annie nabs $17 mln and acquires Distimo

App Annie has closed $17 million in funding. Previous backers IDG Capital Partners, Greycroft Partners and Sequoia Capital participated in the round. In addition to the funding, the firm has acquired mobile analytics firm Distimo. No financial terms were disclosed. Headquartered in San Francisco, App Annie is a provider of app analytics and market data.


Sequoia Capital leads $17.3 mln round for DoorDash

According to a blog post on its site, DoorDash has received $17.3 million in Series A funding. Sequoia Capital led the round with participation from Khosla Ventures, Charles River Ventures, Pejman Mar Ventures and Ted Zagat. Also, the firm has added Alfred Lin to its board. Headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., DoorDash enables small business owners to offer local delivery services. To read the announcement, visit here.


Thumbtack attracts $30 mln Series C

San Francisco-based consumer service Thumbtack has closed $30 million in Series C funding. Sequoia Capital and Tiger Global Management led the round. According to the company, the capital will be used for growth and product development.


Sequoia Capital-backed ZirMed buys Intelligent Healthcare

ZirMed, which is backed by Sequoia Capital, has acquired Intelligent Healthcare. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Santa Monica, Calif., Intelligent Healthcare is a data-driven clinical integration and population health management firm.


Assurex Health secures $32 mln financing

Assurex Health has secured a $25 million term and revolving credit facility. GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services, acting as agent, and Silicon Valley Bank financed the credit facility. Existing investors Sequoia Capital, Claremont Creek Ventures, Mayo Clinic, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, CincyTech, Allos Ventures, Four Rivers Partners, Danmar Capital, and jVen Capital, provided an additional $7 million to complete the $32 million financing. Assurex Health is a neuropsychiatric personalized medicine company.


Canvas leads funding of online money manager FutureAdvisor

FutureAdvisor, which operates an online-based financial advisory services, announced it has raised $15.5 million Series B round that was led by Canvas Venture Fund. Existing investors, including Sequoia Capital, also participated in the round. As part of the funding, Rebecca Lynn, managing director of Canvas, has joined the board. FutureAdvisor has now raised $21.5 in total financing.

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Sequoia backs Sumo Logic

Sumo Logic has raised $30 million in a round led by Sequoia Capital, with participation from existing investors Greylock Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures and Accel Partners. Sumo Logic is a next generation machine data analytics company.


Home solar company Sunrun snags $150 mln

Home solar firm Sunrun has closed $150 million in equity financing. The investors were not named although according to the firm, a “leading public institutional investor” led the round. Sunrun’s previous backers include Accel Partners, Sequoia Capital, Foundation Capital and Madrone Capital Partners.

Internet security provider OpenDNS bags $35 mln

OpenDNS said Thursday that it has secured $35 million in funding. The investors were Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures, Glynn Capital, Cisco, Evolution Capital, Lumia Capital, Mohr Davidow Ventures and Northgate Capital. Based in San Francisco, OpenDNS is a provider of internet security solutions.


Bets pay off for venture funds in UC portfolio: VCJ

Last year saw several top performing funds in the University of California’s recent-vintage venture portfolio consolidate performance gains, as others continue to advanced, affiliate magazine Venture Capital Journal reported.


VC-backed Think Finance spins off new company

Think Finance, a producer of online financial products, is restructuring its business and spinning off a new independent company named Elevate. According to the firm, Elevate will own Think Finance’s portfolio of products that include RISE, Elastic and Sunny while Think Finance will focus on providing analytics and tech services to third-party lenders. Ken Reese, former CEO of Think Finance, will lead Elevate. And, Martin Wong, former chief integrity officer at Think Finance, has been appointed the firm’s CEO. Think Finance is backed by Sequoia Capital and Technology Crossover Ventures.

Guardant Health snags over $30 mln

Guardant Health said Tuesday that it has closed over $30 million in Series B financing. Khosla Ventures led the round with participation from Sequoia Capital and Pejman Mar Ventures. Based in Redwood City, Calif., Guardant Health is a provider of cancer testing.

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.

Chinese online retailer Jumei seeks to raise $400 mln for IPO

According to an SEC filing, Jumei International Holding Limited has filed for a $400 million IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be determined. Goldman Sachs (Asia), Credit Suisse and J.P. Morgan will serve as lead underwriters. Based in Beijing, Jumei, which is backed by Sequoia Capital and Ventech, is an online retailer.


View from the secondary market: Sought-after venture capital funds

Secondaries broker Setter Capital has published a list of the 25 most sought after venture capital funds on the market. Brand names like Sequoia Capital and New Enterprise Associates topped the list, but overall venture funds have less demand than buyout funds, in part because of venture GPs’ tight control over transfer of LP stakes.

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