Demandbase grabs $30 mln in Sageview Capital-led round

San Francisco-based Demandbase, a provider of account-based marketing solutions, has secured $30 million in funding. Sageview Capital led the round with participation from return backers Adobe Systems, Altos Ventures, Costanoa Venture Capital, Greenspring Associates, Salesforce.com Ventures, Scale Venture Partners and Sigma West. In addition to the funding, Demandbase has added Ned Gilhuly, founding partner of Sageview Capital, to its board of directors.


Joya picks up $5 mln Series A

Mobile video communications startup Joya has raised $5 million in Series A funding. Battery Ventures and Altos Ventures led the round.


Marketing automation startup OutboundEngine raises $11 mln

OutboundEngine, which provides email and social media marketing services for small businesses, has raised an $11 million Series B round that was led by Silverton Partners. Also participating in the round are Noro-Moseley Partners, Harmony Partners, Altos Ventures and Capital Factory. The Austin, Texas-based company has now raised $17.5 million in total funding.

Altos Ventures and iNovia Capital back Allocadia

Allocadia Software has raised $7 million in Series A financing. Altos Ventures and iNovia Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Illuminate Ventures and Beehive Holdings. According to the firm, the capital infusion will be used for growth. In addition to the funding, Anthony Lee, a partner at Altos Ventures and Kevin Swan, a partner at iNovia Capital, have been added to Allocadia’s board. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Allocadia is a provider of marketing performance management cloud solutions.


Greenspring Associates leads $15 mln round for B2B platform Demandbase

Demandbase said Monday that it has raised $15 million in financing. Greenspring Associates led the round with participation from Scale Venture Partners, SigmaWest, Altos Ventures, Costanoa Ventures and Adobe Systems. Based in San Francisco, Demandbase is a B2B targeting and personalization platform.

BrightEdge Raises $12.6M From Intel, Battery, Altos & Illuminate

BrightEdge said it raised $12.6 million in a Series C round led by Intel Capital and joined by existing investors Battery Ventures, Altos Ventures and Illuminate Ventures. The San Mateo, Calif., company is developing a search and social management platform for enterprises. PRESS RELEASE BrightEdge Raises $12.6 Million to Fund Market and Company Expansion Opens […]

IBM to Buy DemandTec

The cloud deals are growing. IBM, the listed, New York-based technology company, will acquire Calif.-based DemandTec, the California-based cloud-based analytics software. The deal is worth $440 million. VCs that backed DemandTec prior to its 2007 IPO include Crosspoint Venture Partners, Cargill Ventures and Altos Ventures.

Kontagent Seals $12M Series B

San Francisco-based Kontagent, a maker of enterprise user analytics technology, has raised $12 million in Series B financing. Battery Ventures led the round. Maverick Capital and Altos Ventures also participated. Roger Lee, a general partner at Battery Ventures, will join Kontagent’s board.

Xignite Seals $10M Series B

Xignite Inc., a provider of a financial market data platform for the cloud, has raised $10 million in Series B funding. The San Mateo, Calif.-based company is backed by StarVest Partners, Altos Ventures, Startup Ventures and individual investors. The money will be used to bolster sales and marketing, and for product development.


VCJ Report: Analytics Add Up for VCs

As the latest funding of Buddy Media demonstrated earlier this month, VCs are placing their bets on social media analytics. After all, they made a ton of money previously in the data analytics space. VCs first cashed in on enterprise analytics, with business intelligence companies like Hyperion Software and Business Objects selling for billions. Next […]

Kids Gaming Site Roblox Inks $4M in Fresh Capital

San Francisco-based Roblox, a gaming site for kids, has closed on $4 million in venture financing from ALTOS Ventures and First Round Capital. Formed in 2006, Roblox sees about 5.7 million unique visitors per month. The company will use the latest funding for growth.

Demandbase Inks $10M

San Francisco-based Demandbase Inc. has raised $10 million in new financing to support the company’s business identification technology. Sutter Hill Ventures led the round, which included participation from return investors Sigma Partners, Altos Ventures, and Adobe Systems.

Calling All Canadian Entrepreneurs, C100 Wants to Help You

Anthony Lee and Chris Albinson are hoping that C100 does for Canadian tech entrepreneurs, execs and investors in Silicon Valley what TiE has done for entrepreneurs, executives and others with roots in the Indus region. Lee, general partner of Altos Ventures, and Albinson, managing director of Panorama Capital, launched C100 in the same week in […]

Branders.com Raises $5 Million

Branders.com, an online seller of promotional items, received an additional $5 million in venture funding. The company has raised $46 million in venture capital to date and is profitable. The found comes from Menlo Ventures, DCM, Venture Strategy Partners (VSP) and Altos Ventures, all of whom are returning investors. Press release: To fuel its continuing […]

Immunet Raises $2 Million

Immunet, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based developer of anti-virus technologies, has raised $2 million in Series A funding. Altos Ventures led the round, and was joined by Atlanta-based TechOperators.

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