TCV leads $56.7 mln round for ThinkingPhones

Technology Crossover Ventures has led a $56.7 million Series D round for Thinking Phone Networks. The round also includes funding from existing investor Bessemer Venture Partners. Cambridge, Mass-based Thinking Phones provides technology that aims to unify voice, text and conferencing services on a single cloud platforms.


SendGrid racks up over $20 mln

Boulder-based email delivery platform SendGrid has received over $20 million in Series C funding. The investors were Bain Capital Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners and Foundry Group.


BVP leads $47.6 mln round for LiveAuctioneers

Auction platform LiveAuctioneers has closed $47.6 million in funding. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round. Also, the company has named BVP partner Brian Feinstein to its board of directors.


Endgame scores $30 mln Series C

Endgame, a provider of security intelligence and analytics solutions for large businesses, has secured $30 million in Series C financing. The investors were Bessemer Venture Partners, Paladin Capital Group, Columbia Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Edgemore Capital, Top Tier Capital Partners and Savano Capital Partners.


CS Disco raises $10 mln from Bessemer, LiveOak, others

CS Disco Inc. said it raised $10 million of Series B financing in a deal led by Bessemer Venture Partners and joined by existing investor LiveOak Venture Partners. CS Disco customers Trevor Jefferies of Arnold & Porter and Stephen Wallace, a former general counsel at Westlake Chemical, also invested. BVP’s Bob P. Goodman, founding partner in the New York office, joined the e-discovery company’s board.


Stratoscale attracts $32 mln Series B

Stratoscale has closed $32 million in Series B funding. Intel Capital led the round with participation from Cisco Investments, SanDisk, Battery Ventures and Bessemer Venture Partners. Based in Israel, Stratoscale is a software platform for hyper-convergence.


Rock Health snags seed funding

Rock Health, a San Francisco-based digital health accelerator, has received an undisclosed amount of seed funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Bessemer Venture Partners and Kaiser Permanente Ventures led the round with participation from KPCB, Montreux Equity Partners and Great Oaks Ventures. To read more details about the funding, visit here.


BVP and General Catalyst leads $3.5 mln seed round for Abacus

Abacus has received $3.5 million in seed funding, the company confirmed in a blog post on its site. Bessemer Venture Partners and General Catalyst led the round with participation from other investors that included Bloodstone, CrunchFund, FundersClub and Google Ventures. Based in New York City, Abacus provides real-time employee expense systems. To read the announcement, visit here.



Permira to acquire Metalogix

Permira has agreed to buy Metalogix, a provider of content infrastructure management software. No financial terms were disclosed. After the deal closes, Metalogix backers Insight Venture Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners will exit their stakes in the company.


Mailcloud racks up $2.8 mln

London-based universal communication service Mailcloud has raised a total of $2.8 million in seed funding. The investors included Octopus Investments, Bessemer Venture Partners, Kima Ventures and Seedcamp London.


BVP leads Series B round for investing platform Quantopian

Boston-based algorithmic investing platform Quantopian has raised $15 million in Series B financing. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round with participation from return backers Khosla Ventures, Spark Capital and Wicklow Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Rob Stavis, a BVP partner, will join Quantopian’s board of directors.


BVP and Lightspeed back Gainsight

Gainsight, a provider of customer success solutions, has raised $25 million in Series C funding. The investors were Bessemer Venture Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners. Byron Deeter of BVP has been added to Gainsight’s board of directors while Lightspeed’s Nakul Mandan will become a board observer.


Sales engagement platform ClearSlide snags $50 mln

San Francisco-based sales engagement platform ClearSlide has received $50 million in funding. The Social+Capital Partnership led the round with participation from all return backers including Greylock Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners. Also, the firm has hired Dustin Grosse as chief operating officer. Previously, Grosse worked at DocuSign where he served as senior vice president and chief marketing officer.


Canvas leads $12.5 mln funding of CrowdFlower

CrowdFlower, a provider of a crowdsourcing service for data scientists, has raised $12.5 million in Series C financing led by Canvas Venture Fund. Bessemer Venture Partners and Trinity Ventures also participated in the round. The San Francisco-based company has now raised $28 million in total funding.As part of the latest round, Rebecca Lynn, general partner of Canvas, has joined the board.

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