CounterTack closes $20 mln Series B round with funding from Alcatel-Lucent

CounterTack, which delivers real-time threat detection, has closed out its $20 million Series B funding with an investment from Alcatel-Lucent. Other investors in the Series B round include organizations in the commercial and federal sectors, including Goldman Sachs, the venture capital arm of Siemens, Fairhaven Capital, Razor’s Edge and OnPoint Technologies, the VC arm of the U.S. Army.

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To end your week, First Read has advice for interns from a group of tech luminaries, President Obama lashes out against inversions and SecondMarket founder Barry Silbert is stepping down as CEO to focus on bitcoin.

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Helion Ventures leads $6.5 mln Series A funding in Workspot

Helion Ventures has led a $6.5 million Series A funding in Workspot, which provides ways for mobile workforces to access business applications and data from any mobile device. Other investors in the funding round included Qualcomm Ventures and Translink Capital. Workspot had already raised $3.3 million in a seed round from Qualcomm Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Webb Investment Network and angel investors.

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There’s been a ton of news over the past day, including the Malaysian Airlines plane shot down, an insider trading probe of Congress is focusing on 44 hedge funds and more signals the market has reached a peak.

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Greycroft promotes Ansari to principal

Greycroft Partners has promoted Kamran Ansari to principal. Ansari has worked to develop Greycroft’s financial technology practice and played important roles in several deals, including three that exited in the past year. He joined Greycroft in 2012 after working as head of corporate and business development at MyYearbook/MeetMe. Prior to that, he worked as an investor at Oak Hill Capital and Lehman Brothers Venture Partners where he was on the founding team of the successor fund, Tenaya Capital.

Darwin Ventures names Merchant e-Solutions executive Jadallah partner

Darwin Ventures has named Charlie Jadallah a partner. Jadallah was a founder and executive vice president at Merchant e-Solutions working in business development, bank sales and corporate development. He also worked in Oracle’s strategic business development group. Jadallah also spent time at Netscape Communications working on sales and marketing plans and developing the company’s e-commerce initiatives.

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Cambridge: Private equity LPs received most-ever distributions last year

Limited partners in private equity funds received the largest total of distributions last year in the history of the Cambridge Associates benchmark. LPs in venture capital funds received the second largest payout since 2000. Cambridge’s private equity index rose 20.6 percent last year, while the venture capital index increased 27.2 percent, its best annual performance in 15 years.

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