Omniata scores $5.2 mln

Omniata said Wednesday that it has closed $5.2 million in Series A financing. Creandum led the round with participation from previous backer Sigma West. Based in San Francisco, Omniata is a unified digital platform.

AlienVault Raises $26.5M From GGV, Trident, Kleiner, Adara, Others

AlienVault said it raised $26.5 million of Series D funding in a deal led by GGV Capital and joined by existing investors Trident Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Sigma West and Adara Venture Partners. Other new investors include Top Tier Capital and Correlation Ventures. The funding will be used to scale the company’s sales and marketing efforts.

Sigma West Leads Seismic’s Series A

Seismic, which provides a cloud-based enterprise content management system, has raised a $4.5 million Series A funding round led by Sigma West. Encinitas, Calif.-based Seismic was founded in mid-2011 and this is its first institutional round. Sigma West Managing Director Peter Solvik has joined the company board.


A VC Lets a Bet Ride: the Story of Strava

Venture capitalist Greg Gretsch believes the social media company Strava is poised to become the “number one sports brand of the 21st century.” The question is whether Gretsch has landed on the ground floor of one of America’s next big companies or gotten way ahead of himself.

Could New York’s Startup Scene Hit the Wall in 2013?

In recent years, buttoned-down New York City has become an epicenter of open-collared consumer Web startups, with one hot brand after another drawing in users and venture capital in tandem. But the city that doesn’t sleep may have to work through the night reinventing itself if investors’ growing infatuation with all things enterprise goes unabated.

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