VC-backed Signifyd taps McKiernan for board

By Iris Dorbian — 1 month ago

San Jose, California-based Signifyd, a provider of fraud protection services for ecommerce businesses, has appointed Bill McKiernan to its board. McKiernan is the founder of CyberSource Corp, a Visa subsidiary. Signifyd’s backers include Allegis Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Data Collective, IA Ventures, Lucas Ventures, QED Investors, Resolute.VC and Tekton Ventures.

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Big data company Platfora reels in $30 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

Platfora, a big data discovery platform, has raised $30 million in funding. The investors were HSBC, Harmony Partners, Allegis Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Citi Ventures, Cisco, Sutter Hill Ventures and Tenaya Capital.

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Bracket Computing nabs more than $45 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Mountain View, California-based Bracket Computing, a provider of virtual infrastructure software, has raised more than $45 million in Series C funding. The investors included Fidelity Management and Research Company, Goldman Sachs, Allegis Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, ARTIS Ventures, Columbus Nova Technology Partners, Norwest Venture Partners and Sutter Hill Ventures.

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Signifyd inks $7 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

San Jose, California-based Signifyd, a provider of fraud protection solutions for the e-commerce sector, has secured $7 million in Series A funding. Allegis Capital led the round with participation from Resolute Ventures, IA Ventures, QED Investors, Lucas Ventures and Tekton Ventures. In addition to the funding, Pete Bodine, managing director at Allegis Capital, has been appointed to Signifyd’s board of directors.

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Allegis Capital leads Series B round for RedOwl

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

RedOwl, a provider of insider risk management and security analytics, has secured $17 million in Series B funding. Allegis Capital led the round. In conjunction with the funding, Robert Ackerman, founder and managing director of Allegis Capital, has been added to RedOwl’s board of direcdtors.

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BodyGuardz appoints new CFO

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

BodyGuardz, a device protection solutions provider, has named Kendall Cooper as its new chief financial officer. Cooper is a former CFO and chief compliance officer of Allegis Capital.

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GGV Capital, Icon Ventures lead $25 mln funding in Synack

By Chris Witkowsky — 12 months ago

GGV Capital and Icon Ventures (formerly Jafco Ventures) have co-led a $25 million Series B funding round in Synack, an online security startup. Other participants in the funding round include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Google Ventures, Greylock Partners, Allegis Capital, Derek Smith, chief executive of Shape Security, Ray Rothrock, CEO of Redseal Networks and Timothy Eades, CEO of vArmour. Synack has raised a total of $34 million to date. Glenn Solomon, managing partner at GGV Capital, and Tom Mawhinney, GP at Icon Ventures, will join Synack’s board of directors.

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VC-backed IMVU hires product SVP

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

IMVU has named Stewart Bonn as senior vice president of product. Prior to joining IMVU, Bonn worked at If You Can where he served as chief product officer. Based in Mountain View, Calif., IMVU connects users through customizable avatar-based experiences. It is backed by Menlo Ventures, Allegis Capital, Bridgescale Partners and Best Buy Capital.

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Area 1 Security bags $2.5 mln in seed funds

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Area 1 Security has closed $2.5 million in seed funding. The investors included Ted Schlein of KPCB, Cowboy Ventures, Data Collective, First Round Capital, Allegis Capital, Shape Security CEO Derek Smith and RedSeal Networks CEO Ray Rothrock. Based in Menlo Park, Calif., Area 1 Security is a provider of cyber security solutions.

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KPCB leads Series A round for Synack

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Synack said Thursday that it has closed $7.5 million in Series A funding. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the round with participation from Google Ventures, Greylock Partners, Allegis Capital and Shape Security CEO Derek Smith. Based in Menlo Park, Calif., Synack is a provider of security testing solutions.

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