Mithril leads Series C round for train travel platform SilverRail

SilverRail said Monday that it has closed $40 million in Series C funding. Mithril Capital Management led the round with participation from return backers Canaan Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures and Brook Ventures. In addition to the funding, Ajay Royan, co-founder of Mithril, will join SilverRail’s board of directors. SilverRail is a train travel platform.


Platfora nets $38 mln

Platfora said Wednesday that it has raised $38 million in funding. Tenaya Capital led the round with participation from Citi Ventures, Cisco, Allegis Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures and In-Q-Tel. Based in San Mateo, Calif., Platfora is a provider of big data analytics solutions.

FoundationDB raises Series A

FoundationDB has closed $17 million in a Series A funding round led by Sutter Hill Ventures with additional investment from CrunchFund and existing angel investors. Sutter Hill managing director, Sam Pullara will join FoundationDB’s board of directors.

Infer Raises $10M From Redpoint, Andreessen, Sutter Hill, Others

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.

Andreessen Horowitz-Backed Instart Logic Raises Additional $17M

Mountain View, Calif.-based Instart Logic has emerged from stealth, announcing a $17 million Series B round. The funding brings the total amount raised by the company to $26 million, which the company is using to create a cloud-based solution to help mobile Web apps operate quicker. Investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures and Tenaya Capital, as well as individual investors from Silicon Valley.

Tomfoolery Raises Seed Funding

Tomfoolery has raised a $1.7 million round of seed funding. The funding was led by Morado Ventures and Sam Pullara, Twitter and Yahoo veteran, now a managing director at Sutter Hill Ventures. Investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Jerry Yang of AME Cloud Ventures, Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of YouSendIt, David Tisch, co-founder of TechStars NYC, and other angel investors.

Glassdoor Raises Fresh $20M, Led by DAG Ventures

Sausalito, Calif.-based Glassdoor, a five-year-old online career and jobs site, has raised $20 million in venture financing led by DAG Ventures, with participation from existing investors Benchmark Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures and Battery Ventures. This new round brings Glassdoor’s total capital raised to $42.2 million.

LinkSmart Raises $4.7 Million from Foundry Group, Sutter Hill, and Costanoa Venture Capital

LinkSmart, a new, Boulder-based maker of “text linking optimization” software for publishers, has raised $4.7 million in funding from Foundry Group, Sutter Hill Ventures, and Costanoa Venture Capital. Seth Levine, a managing director at Foundry, describes the technology as “an intuitive, scalable, automated platform that analyzes and controls keyword text linking with the goal of optimizing […]

Sumo Logic Closes $15M Series B

Sumo Logic, a Mountain View, Calif.-based developer of log management and analytics software, has closed on $15 million in Series B financing led by Sutter Hill Ventures, with participation from founding investors Greylock Partners and angel investor Shlomo Kramer. The latest round brings Sumo Logic’s total funding to $20.5 million. The money will go toward engineering and “go-to-market” activities, the company said.

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