Twilio racks up $130 mln Series E

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

San Francisco-based cloud communications company Twilio has secured $130 million in Series E funding. Fidelity and T. Rowe Price led the round with participation from Altimeter Capital Management, Arrowpoint Partners, and Salesforce Ventures. Allen & Company LLC provided financial advice to Twilio on the transaction.


Wikia Raises More Than $10M From IVP, Bessemer, Amazon

By Mark Boslet — 3 years ago

Wikia said it raised more than $10 million in an oversubscribed Series C round of funding led by Institutional Venture Partners and joined by existing investors Bessemer Ventures Partners and Wikia is already profitable and will use the money to accelerate mobile and video initiatives, drive user growth and look for strategic acquisitions. The most recent funding brings investment in the company to $25 million.


ParAccel Closes Series E Of About $15M With Amazon Joining Existing Investors

By Mark Boslet — 4 years ago

ParAccel, Inc. said Wednesday it closed a Series E round of about $15 million with, Inc. joining existing investors Menlo Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Bay Partners, Walden International, Tao Venture Capital Partners and Silicon Valley Bank. The database developer will use the money to expand its sales force and engineering staff. The Campbell, Calif., […]


Animoto Seals $25M from Spectrum, Madrona, Amazon

4 years ago

Online video creation service has sealed $25 million in financing led by Spectrum Equity Investors, with participation from existing Animoto investors Madrona Venture Group and The money will help Animoto expand its video creation services. As a result of the round, Ben Spero, a managing director for Spectrum Equity, will join the Animoto […]


VCs Still Gather for Clouds, as Cirtas Raises $22.5M Series B

By Alastair Goldfisher — 5 years ago

VCs and cloud storage companies are picking up in 2011 where they left off in 2010. Today, San Jose, Calif.-based Cirtas Systems, a provider of cloud storage hardware, announced it has raised a $22.5 million Series B round that was co-led by Shasta Ventures and Bessemer Venture Partners and including previous investors New Enterprise Associates, […]