Trifacta scores $35 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 5 days ago

San Francisco-based Trifacta, a provider of data wrangling solutions, has secured $35 million in funding. The investors were Accel Partners, Greylock Partners, Ignition Partners and Cathay Innovation.

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VC-backed StreamSets hires SVP of sales

By Iris Dorbian — 2 weeks ago

San Francisco-based StreamSets, a provider of data ingest technology, has named Tom Aliotti as its senior vice president of sales. Previously, Aliotti worked at Cask where he held sales leadership roles. StreamSets’ backers include Accel Partners, Battery Ventures, Ignition Partners and New Enterprise Associates.

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VC-backed GoFundMe taps ex-White House communications director for VP role

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

California-based crowdfunding site GoFundMe has hired Dan Pfeiffer as vice president of communications and policy. Pfeiffer is the former senior advisor and White House communications director for President Obama. GoFundMe is backed by Accel Partners, Greylock Partners, Technology Crossover Ventures, Iconiq Capital, Stripes Group and Meritech Capital.

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VC-backed Origami Logic appoints Logan as CRO

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Menlo Park, California-based Origami Logic, which helps companies manage and optimize marketing campaign investments across marketing channels, has named Michael Logan as chief revenue officer. Previously, Logan worked at Sprinklr where he served as global vice president of sales. Origami is backed by Accel Partners, Icon Ventures, Next World Capital, DAG Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners.

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Customer data hub Segment grabs $27 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

San Francisco-based Segment, a platform that collects customer data, has raised $27 million in Series B funding. Thrive Capital led the round with participation from return backers Accel Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Jon Winkelried, former president of Goldman Sachs. In addition to the funding, Will Gaybrick, chief financial officer of Stripe and general partner at Thrive Capital, has been added to Segment’s board.

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VC-backed Cohesity hires new COO and field operations head

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Santa Clara, California-based Cohesity, a provider of converged secondary storage, has named Riccardo Di Blasio as COO and head of field operations. Previously, Di Blasio was the senior vice president of vCloud hybrid services at VMware. Cohesity’s backers include Sequoia Capital, Wing Venture Capital, ARTIS Ventures, Google Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Accel Partners, Battery Ventures and Trinity Ventures.

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Accel Partners leads Series A round for Neumob

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Neumob, which speeds up mobile apps, has raised $8.5 million in Series A funding. Accel Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Shasta Ventures, Eniac Ventures and Lightbank Ventures. In addition to the funding, Rich Wong, a partner at Accel, has been added to Neumob’s board.

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PeopleDoc nets $28 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

PeopleDoc, a provider of human resources service delivery solutions, has raised $28 million in funding. Eurazeo led the round with participation from return backers Accel Partners, Kernel Investissements and Alven Capital. According to the company, the capital will be used for growth and expansion.

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Din cooks up $3 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

San Mateo, California-based Din, a recipe subscription service, has raised $3 million in seed funding. The investors were Accel Partners, Collaborative Fund, Built By Girls Fund, Harrison Metal, Slow Ventures and Lowercase Capital.

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StreamSets grabs $12.5 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

San Francisco-based StreamSets Inc, a provider of data ingest technology for the next generation of big data applications, has raised $12.5 million in Series A funding. Battery Ventures and New Enterprise Associates led the round with participation from Accel Partners and Ignition Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Pete Sonsini of NEA and Dharmesh Thakker of Battery Ventures have been appointed to StreamSets’ company’s board of directors.

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NEA leads $76.5 mln funding in Blue Jeans Network

By Alastair Goldfisher — 5 months ago

Mountain View, Calif.-based Blue Jeans Network, a provider of cloud-based video collaboration services, has raised $76.5 million in new funding led by New Enterprise Associates. Joining the round are previous investors Accel Partners, Battery Ventures and Norwest Venture Partners, as well as new investors Glynn Capital, Quadrille Capital, and the former baseball player Derek Jeter, among others. The company has now raised $175 million in total funding.

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VC-backed IronPlanet snaps up $55 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

IronPlanet, an online marketplace for buying and selling used heavy equipment and trucks, has secured a $55 million credit facility. SunTrust Bank served as the administrative agent while SunTrust Robinson Humphrey was the lead arranger. IronPlanet’s backers include Accel Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

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