Loggly nets $15 mln in round led by Harmony Partners


Loggly has closed $15 million in Series C financing. Harmony Partners led the with participation from return backers Matrix Partners, Trinity Ventures, Cisco, Data Collective and True Ventures. Based in San Francisco, Loggly is a provider of log management solutions.

PRESS RELEASE

San Francisco, California – October 14, 2014 – Loggly has secured $15 million in Series C venture financing, bringing total invested capital in the cloud-based log management company to $43.3 million. Harmony Partners led the new round, while existing investors Matrix Partners, Trinity Ventures, Cisco, Data Collective, and True Ventures all increased the size of their investments. Loggly was founded in 2009 to help companies solve operational issues faster by simplifying log management in the cloud without proprietary agents or installs.

This new round of financing reflects the momentum that Loggly has achieved since launching its second generation service one year ago. Key accomplishments in the past year include:

Monthly recurring revenue has increased more than 450%
The number of paid customers has nearly tripled
Average starting subscription value for Pro tier customers has grown 50%
Pro tier customers who have upgraded have increased the value of their subscriptions by more than 400% of initial subscription value
The company has been closing a steady stream of accounts with annual subscription values exceeding $100,000

“The mass migration of infrastructure and operations to the cloud allows companies to refocus on their core competencies and invest wisely in the visibility needed to solve operational issues” says Mark Lotke, Managing Partner at Harmony Partners. “With Loggly, we see an innovative company that addresses a broad, critical market need and brings success to their customers’ development and operations teams. We’re thrilled to help support their continued acceleration.”

“Our second generation product has exceeded all expectations: new customers, deal size and installed base growth,” says Charlie Oppenheimer, CEO at Loggly. “As we continue to help our customers succeed in a demanding environment by providing them operational insight in real-time, we are excited at the market opportunity to grow even faster with the new funding.”

In the year since launch, Loggly has attracted significant new sales, marketing and engineering talent and has an exciting pipeline of new product capabilities and partnerships that will be announced in the months and quarters ahead.

About Loggly
Loggly is the world’s most popular cloud-based, enterprise-class log management solution, used by more than 5,000 happy customers to effortlessly spot problems in real-time, easily pinpoint root causes and resolve issues faster to ensure application success. Founded in 2009 and based in San Francisco, the company is backed by Harmony Partners, Trinity Ventures, True Ventures, Matrix Partners, Cisco, Data Collective Venture Capital and others. Visit the Loggly website: loggly.com. Follow @Loggly on Twitter.

Find new deal opportunities, super-charge your fundraising efforts and track top managers with VCJ. Get your FREE trial! Or subscribe now!