VC-backed Nitro buys doxIQ

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Nitro, which is backed by Battery Ventures, has acquired Palo Alto, California-based doxIQ, a tool that converts marketing documents into intelligent web assets. No financial terms were disclosed.

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VC-backed Cohesity hires new COO and field operations head

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Santa Clara, California-based Cohesity, a provider of converged secondary storage, has named Riccardo Di Blasio as COO and head of field operations. Previously, Di Blasio was the senior vice president of vCloud hybrid services at VMware. Cohesity’s backers include Sequoia Capital, Wing Venture Capital, ARTIS Ventures, Google Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Accel Partners, Battery Ventures and Trinity Ventures.

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Battery Ventures promotes two

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Battery Ventures has promoted Russell Fleischer to generate partner and Morad Elhafed to partner. Previously, Fleischer was a partner and before that, an executive-in-residence while Elhafed was a principal.

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BigPanda scores $16 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

Mountain View, California-based data science platform BigPanda has secured $16 million in Series B funding. Battery Ventures led the round with participation from return backers Sequoia Capital and Mayfield. In addition to the funding, Scott Tobin, a general partner at Battery Ventures, has been added to BigPanda’s board.

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StreamSets grabs $12.5 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

San Francisco-based StreamSets Inc, a provider of data ingest technology for the next generation of big data applications, has raised $12.5 million in Series A funding. Battery Ventures and New Enterprise Associates led the round with participation from Accel Partners and Ignition Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Pete Sonsini of NEA and Dharmesh Thakker of Battery Ventures have been appointed to StreamSets’ company’s board of directors.

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NEA leads $76.5 mln funding in Blue Jeans Network

By Alastair Goldfisher — 5 months ago

Mountain View, Calif.-based Blue Jeans Network, a provider of cloud-based video collaboration services, has raised $76.5 million in new funding led by New Enterprise Associates. Joining the round are previous investors Accel Partners, Battery Ventures and Norwest Venture Partners, as well as new investors Glynn Capital, Quadrille Capital, and the former baseball player Derek Jeter, among others. The company has now raised $175 million in total funding.

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Monroe backs Battery’s buy of PSBU

By Luisa Beltran — 5 months ago

Monroe Capital LLC said Tuesday that it provided a $57.5 million loan to support Battery Ventures’ acquisition of Physical Security Business Unit. Battery closed its buy of the Physical Security Business Unit on Sept. 21.

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Battery promotes three to VP while another rejoins the firm

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Battery Ventures has promoted Sanjiv Kalevar, Jeff Lu and Shiran Shalev to vice president. Kalevar and Shalev have been with the firm since 2013 while Lu has been with Battery for three years. Also, Ben Johnston has rejoined the firm as a vice president in the Menlo Park, California office after earning his MBA. Johnston started at Battery in 2011.

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Fastly scores $75 mln Series D

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Content delivery network Fastly has secured $75 million in Series D funding. Iconiq Capital led the round with participation from return backers Amplify Partners, August Capital, Battery Ventures, IDG Ventures and O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures. Also, the company has appointed Dan Miller as chief financial officer.

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Catchpoint takes in $16 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

New York City-based Catchpoint Systems Inc, a provider of web and infrastructure performance monitoring solutions, has closed $16 million in Series C funding. The investors were Battery Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.

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SmarterHQ fetches $8 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Indianapolis-based retail marketing platform SmarterHQ has raised $8 million in funding. Simon Venture Group led the round with participation from other investors that included Battery Ventures.

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