Google Capital leads Series C round for Pindrop

By Iris Dorbian — 2 weeks ago

Atlanta-based Pindrop, a provider of in voice-fraud prevention and authentication, has raised $75 million in Series C funding. Google Capital led the round with participation from GV, Andreessen Horowitz, IVP, Citi Ventures and Felicis Ventures.

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Foursquare checks in with $45 mln financing

By Alastair Goldfisher — 1 month ago

Jeff Glueck, the newly appointed CEO of New York-based Foursquare, announced via a Medium post this afternoon that the company has raised $45 million in equity funding led by Union Square Ventures. Other investors included Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners, DFJ Growth, Andreessen Horowitz and Spark Capital. In addition, co-founder and CEO Dennis Crowley is moving to an executive chairman position, following the CEO appointment of Glueck, who had been serving as COO.

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Andreessen Horowitz backs legal tech company Everlaw

By Iris Dorbian — 1 month ago

Berkeley, California-based Everlaw Inc, a legal tech company, has raised $8.1 million in Series A funding. Andreessen Horowitz led the round. In conjunction with the funding, Steven Sinofsky, a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, has been added to Everlaw’s board of directors.

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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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Oration emerges from stealth, reveals $11.2 mln funding

By Alastair Goldfisher — 2 months ago

Foster City, Calif.-based Oration, which provides prescription buying services for companies and their employees, emerged from stealth and revealed that last year it raised $11.2 million in Series A funding. DFJ Venture led the funding with participation from GV (formerly known as Google Ventures), Andreessen Horowitz, Chicago Ventures, Data Collective, Work-Bench, Arsenal Venture Partners, TiE Angels and individual investors.

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SnapLogic racks up $37.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

San Mateo, California-based big data platform SnapLogic has raised $37.5 million in funding. The investors included Microsoft, Silver Lake Waterman, Andreessen Horowitz, Ignition Partners and Triangle Peak Partners.

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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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Udacity racks up $105 mln Series D

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Udacity, a “Nanodegree” program provider, has raised $105 million in Series D funding, according to a blog post. Bertelsmann led the round with participation from Baillie Gifford, Emerson Collective, Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures and Drive Capital. In addition to the funding, Kay Krafft, CEO of Bertelsmann’s education group, will join the board.

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VC-backed PagerDuty acquires Event Enrichment HQ

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

PagerDuty has bought Seattle-based Event Enrichment HQ whose platform lets IT professionals reduce their downtime. No financial terms were disclosed. PagerDuty’s backers include Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Baseline Ventures and Ignition Partners. PRESS RELEASE San Francisco – November 3, 2015 — PagerDuty, the leader in operations performance management, today announced that it has acquired […]

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Messaging app Sochat reels in $2 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Messaging app and connection platform Sochat has raised $2 million in Series Seed funding. Eniac Ventures led the round with participation from WeChat founder Allen Zhang, New Enterprise Associates, Greylock Partners, Slow Ventures, Foundation Capital, Betaworks, Maiden Lane and Steven Sinofsky of Andreessen Horowitz. Fenwick & West LLC advised Sochat on the transaction.

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Meal kit startup Gobble cooks up $10.75 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Gobble, a provider of gourmet meal kits, has raised $10.75 in Series A funding. Trinity Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Andreessen Horowitz, Fenox VC and Initialized Capital. In conjunction with the funding. Ajay Chopra, a general partner at Trinity Ventures has been added to Gobble’s board.

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VC-backed SnapLogic appoints Parker as CFO

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

San Mateo, California-based SnapLogic, an enterprise integration platform as a service provider, has named Robert J. Parker as chief financial officer. Previously, Parker worked at NetApp, Sun Microsystems, MFS Datanet and Ford Aerospace. SnapLogic’s backers include Ignition Partners and Andreessen Horowitz.

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