Grovo rakes in $40 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 2 weeks ago

New York City-based Grovo, a platform for the modern workforce, has raised $40 million in Series C funding. Accel led the round with participation from Costanoa Venture Capital, SoftTech VC, Greg Waldorf and Vayner Capital.

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Quizlet rakes in $12 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

San Francisco-based digital learning tool Quizlet has secured $12 million in Series A funding. Union Square Ventures and Costanoa Venture Capital led the round with participation from Altos Ventures and Owl Ventures. In addition to the funding, Fred Wilson of USV and Greg Sands of Costanoa have been added to Quizlet’s board.

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VictorOps rakes in $10.6 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Boulder, Colorado-based VictorOps, a real-time incident management platform, has raised $10.6 million in funding. The Foundry Group and Costanoa Venture Capital led the round.

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VC-backed Bugcrowd adds ex-RSA CEO to board of directors

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

San Francisco-based Bugcrowd, a provider of crowdsourced security testing for the enterprise, has named Art Coviello to its board of directors. Coviello is the former CEO of RSA. Bugcrowd’s backers include Costanoa Venture Capital, Rally Ventures, Paladin Capital Group and Blackbird Ventures.

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Costanoa leads $11.23 mln Series B funding in ChatID

By Chris Witkowsky — 6 months ago

Costanoa Venture Capital led an $11.23 million Series B funding round in SaaS platform ChatID, bringing the company’s total funding to $19.2 million. ChatID raised a $2 million seed funding round, and a $6 million Series A funding round led by FirstMark Capital and Mack Capital in March 2014. Neill Occhiogrosso, partner at Costanoa, will join ChatID’s board.

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Demandbase grabs $30 mln in Sageview Capital-led round

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

San Francisco-based Demandbase, a provider of account-based marketing solutions, has secured $30 million in funding. Sageview Capital led the round with participation from return backers Adobe Systems, Altos Ventures, Costanoa Venture Capital, Greenspring Associates, Salesforce.com Ventures, Scale Venture Partners and Sigma West. In addition to the funding, Demandbase has added Ned Gilhuly, founding partner of Sageview Capital, to its board of directors.

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VC-backed Bugcrowd appoints technical operations director

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

San Francisco-based Bugcrowd, a provider of crowdsourced security testing for the enterprise, has named Jason Haddix as director of technical operations. Previously, Haddix worked at HP Fortify where he was the director of penetration testing. The company is backed by Costanoa Venture Capital, Rally Ventures, Paladin Capital Group and Blackbird Ventures.

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Bugcrowd nabs $6 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

San Francisco-based Bugcrowd, a provider of crowdsourced security testing for the enterprise, has received $6 million in Series A funding. Costanoa Venture Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Rally Ventures, Paladin Capital Group and Blackbird Ventures.

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Enterprise data startup Alation scores $9 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Redwood City, California-based enterprise data startup Alation has secured $9 million in Series A funding. Costanoa Venture Capital and Data Collective Venture Capital led the round with participation from Andreessen Horowitz, Bloomberg Beta and General Catalyst Partners. In addition to the funding, Greg Sands, managing partner of Costanoa, has been appointed to Alation’s board of directors.

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Costanoa leads $4 mln round for Apptimize

By Luisa Beltran — 12 months ago

Apptimize has led a $4 million Series A funding round led by Costanoa Venture Capital. Menlo Park, California-based Apptimize provides optimization tools for mobile apps. Apptimize’s total funding now comes to $6 million.

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VigLink picks up Series C funding, also buys LinkSmart

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

VigLink has received additional Series C financing from Foundry Group and Costanoa Venture Capital. The capital infusion raises the company’s overall funding tally to $20 million. Also, VigLink has bought publisher network LinkSmart. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in San Francisco, VigLink is an outbound-traffic monetization service for publishers, forums and bloggers.

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Risk I/O picks up $4 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Chicago-based vulnerability threat management platform Risk I/O has received $4 million in Series A funding. Costanoa Venture Capital led the round with participation from return backers U.S. Venture Partners, Tugboat Ventures and Hyde Park Angels. In conjunction with the funding, Neill Occhiogrosso, a partner at Costanoa Venture Capital, has been appointed to the company’s board of directors.

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VC-backed Engine Yard names new SVP of engineering

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Engine Yard has hired Paul Melmon as senior vice president of engineering. Previously, he was at Costanoa Venture Capital where he served as an entrepreneur-in-residence. Based in San Francisco, Calif., Engine Yard is a cloud application management platform. It is backed by Benchmark, New Enterprise Associates, Oracle and Amazon.

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Amateur sports platform GameChanger Media picks up $6.8 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

GameChanger Media has secured $6.8 million in Series B funding. Trilogy Equity Partners led the round with participation from return backers that included Tenfore Holdings and Costanoa Venture Capital. Based in New York CIty, GameChanger Media is a mobile and web platform for amateur sports teams and their fan communities.

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3scale Raises $4.2M From Javelin & Costanoa

By Mark Boslet — 3 years ago

3scale said it raised $4.2 million of new funding in a round from Javelin Venture Partners and Costanoa Venture Capital. The new money will expand the API management company’s service offerings and help it reach a global audience.

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