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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BloomReach grabs $56 mln Series D

By Iris Dorbian — 2 weeks ago

Mountain View, California-based BloomReach, a cloud personalization platform provider, has raised $56 million in Series D funding. The investors included Bain Capital Ventures, Battery Ventures, Lightspeed Ventures, New Enterprise Associates and Salesforce Ventures. In addition to the funding, the company has named Marcus Ryu, CEO and co-founder of Guidewire Software, to its board of directors.

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Vidyard picks up $35 mln in Battery Ventures-led round

By Iris Dorbian — 3 weeks ago

Canada-based Vidyard, a video platform that helps businesses, has raised $35 million in Series C funding. Battery Ventures led the round with participation from return backers Bessemer Venture Partners, Salesforce Ventures, OMERS Ventures, iNovia Capital and SoftTech VC. In conjunction with the funding, Michael Brown, a general partner at Battery Ventures, has been added to Vidyard’s board of directors.

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JFrog racks up $50 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 4 weeks ago

JFrog, a provider of tools for software developers, has raised $50 million in funding. The investors included Scale Venture Partners, Sapphire Ventures, Battery Ventures, Vintage Investment Partners and Qumra Capital.

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KeyMe snags $20 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 4 weeks ago

KeyMe, a self-service digital key copying startup, has raised $20 million in Series B funding. Comcast Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Battery Ventures, White Star Capital, 7-Ventures and The Michael Polsky family office.

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ICV leads Series C round for Diablo Technologies

By Iris Dorbian — 1 month ago

Ottawa, Ontario and San Jose, California-based Diablo Technologies, a memory solutions provider, has raised $19 million in Series C funding. ICV led the round with participation from Battery Ventures, BDC Capital, Celtic House and Hasso Plattner Ventures. In addition to the funding, Diablo has appointed Mark Stibitz as chairman and CEO.

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Elastifile raises $35 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 1 month ago

Elastifile said Tuesday that it raised $35 million in Series B funding. Six data center and server industry leaders have joined Series A investors Battery Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners as strategic investors in the B round. San Jose-based Elastifile provides a software-only, all-flash, web-scale file-system object-and-block storage solution for enterprise and web-scale environments.

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Vayyar Imaging fetches $22 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

Israel-based 3D-imaging sensor company Vayyar Imaging has raised $22 million in Series B funding. Walden Riverwood led the round with participation from other investors that included Battery Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Israel Cleantech Ventures and Amiti 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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Battery Ventures to sell Trust Group to Sabre

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Sabre Corp has agreed to acquire the Trust Group of Companies from Battery Ventures for about $154 million. The deal is expected to be completed in early 2016. The Trust Group is a a central reservations, revenue management and hotel marketing provider.

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Earnest rakes in $275 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

San Francisco-based tech-focused financial services company Earnest has secured $275 million in funding. Included in this amount is $75 million in a Series B funding round led by Battery Ventures with participation from other investors that included Maveron and Adams Street Partners. The remaining $200 million was from New York Life and unnamed backers.

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Gainsight inks $50 mln Series D

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Customer success company Gainsight has raised $50 million in Series D funding. Insight Venture Partners led the round. The company’s other investors include Battery Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Salesforce Ventures, Summit Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners. In addition to the funding, Gainsight has hired Andy Knosp as vice president of professional services. Previously, Knosp was vice president of professional services at Hortonworks.

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Safeguard Scientifics leads Series B round for Cask Data

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Palo Alto, California-based Cask Data Inc, an open source big data software company focused on developers, has secured $20 million in Series B funding. Safeguard Scientifics Inc led the round with participation from other investors that included Battery Ventures and Ignition Partners. PRESS RELEASE PALO ALTO, Calif. and RADNOR, Pa., Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — […]

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VC-backed Sprinklr buys Booshaka

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Sprinklr has acquired Booshaka, an advanced audience segmentation and management platform. No financial terms were disclosed. Sprinklr’s backers include Battery Ventures, Intel Capital and Iconiq Capital.

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TrendKite nabs $10.7 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Austin, Texas-based TrendKite, a provider of PR analytics for agencies and corporate brands, has secured $10.7 million in Series C funding. Noro-Moseley Partners led the round with participation from return backers Battery Ventures, Silverton Partners and Mercury Fund.

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Battery Ventures leads Pendo’s $11 mln round

By Luisa Beltran — 4 months ago

Pendo said Thursday it raised an $11 million Series A round led by Battery Ventures. Also participating were Salesforce Ventures and existing seed investors Contour Venture Partners, Core Capital Partners and IDEAFund Partners. Raleigh, North Carolina-based Pendo provides a platform to help companies improve onboarding and product engagement.

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