VC-backed Mustbin promotes CTO to CEO

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Mustbin, a Boston-based app for organizing, storing and sharing vital personal information, has promoted Satyender Mahajan to CEO from chief technology officer. The firm’s backers include DAG Ventures, General Catalyst, Mohr Davidow Ventures and Northgate Capital.

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Solar cell maker Solexel bags $31 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Solexel has closed $31 million in financing. The investors included GAF, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Technology Partners, DAG Ventures, Northgate Capital, GSV Capital Corp. Gentry Venture Partners and Jasper Ridge Partners. Based in Milpitas, Calif., Solexel is a solar cell and module maker.

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Taulia racks up $27 mln Series D

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Taulia said Tuesday that it has closed $27 million in Series D funding. QuestMark Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Matrix Partners, Trinity Ventures, Lakestar and DAG Ventures. FT Partners advised Taulia on the transaction. Based in San Francisco, Taulia is a supplier financing provider.

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VC-backed StrongView adds two to team

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

StrongView said Monday it has hired Steve Melamed as chief sales officer and Mark Parks as vice president of product. Headquartered in Redwood City, Calif., StrongView is an e-mail and cross-channel marketing solutions provider. Its backers include Sequoia Capital, Evercore Partners, DAG Ventures and Globespan Capital Partners.

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Motion sensors maker mCube racks up $37 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

mCube has received $37 million in Series C financing. The investors included Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, MediaTek, iD Ventures America, DAG Ventures, Keytone Ventures, SK Telecom (China) Ventures and Korea Investment Partners. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., mCube is a motion sensors provider.

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ARMO BioSciences attracts $30 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

ARMO BioSciences has closed $30 million in Series B financing. NanoDimension led the round with participation from previous backers Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, OrbiMed and DAG Ventures. Based in Redwood City, Calif., ARMO BioSciences develops immunotherapies that treat cancer, fibrosis, hypercholesterolemia/atherosclerosis and inflammatory diseases.

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Legal marketplace Avvo picks up $37.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Avvo said Tuesday that it has raised $37.5 million in financing. Coatue Management led the round with participation from Benchmark Capital, Ignition Partners and DAG Ventures. Based in Seattle, Avvo is a legal marketplace for consumers and lawyers.

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Index Ventures and Ribbit Capital backs Wealthfront

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

According to a blog post on its site, Wealthfront has closed $35 million in funding. Index Ventures and Ribbit Capital led the round with participation from investors that included The Social+Capital Partnership, Greylock Partners and DAG Ventures. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Wealthfront is an automated investment service provider. To read the announcement, visit here.

 

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DAG Ventures leads Series B round for ClearStory Data

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

ClearStory Data said Monday that it has received $21 million in Series B funding. DAG Ventures led he round with participation from Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Also, the firm has named Shona Brown, a former senior vice president at Google, to its board of directors. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., ClearStory Data is a provider of data intelligence solutions.

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NTT invests in VC-backed Quantenna Communications

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

NTT Finance Corp, which is part of the NTT Group, has made an undisclosed investment in Quantenna Communications. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Quantenna Communications is a provider of Wi-Fi solutions. Its backers include DAG Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Sigma Partners, Southern Cross Venture Partners, Telefonica Ventures and Venrock.

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Atara Biotherapeutics secures Series B funds

By Angela Sormani — 2 years ago

Drug development company Atara Biotherapeutics has secured $38.5 million in initial closings under its Series B financing. In this round, investors Amgen Ventures, Celgene Corporation and EcoR1 Capital joined existing investors Alexandria Venture Investments, DAG Ventures, Domain Associates and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

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FireEye Files To Go Public

By Mark Boslet — 3 years ago

FireEye Inc. said it filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to go public, though it has not disclosed the number of shares it will sell or their anticipated price range. The company is backed by Sequoia Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, DAG Ventures, JAFCO Technology Partners and SVB Financial Group.

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Huddle in Partnership With Softcat

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

Huddle has entered into a partnership with UK reseller Softcat. Huddle provides next generation content collaboration for government and enterprises and is backed by venture capital firms DAG Ventures, Eden Ventures, Matrix Partners and Jafco Ventures.

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