Mayfield leads funding in Outreach

By Alastair Goldfisher — 4 weeks ago

Seattle-based Outreach, which uses predictive intelligence and machine learning to optimize the B2B sales communication process, announced it has raised a $9.2 million Series A round of funding. Mayfield Fund led the round, which included participation from existing investors MHS Capital and Floodgate. As part of the latest round, Rajeev Batra, partner at Mayfield, has joined the board.


NEA, Shasta co-lead funding in LearnUp

By Alastair Goldfisher — 2 months ago

San Francisco-based LearnUp, which operates a job training and placement platform, said it has raised an $8 million Series A round of funding co-led by New Enterprise Associates and Shasta Ventures. Greylock Partners, Floodgate and High Line Venture Partners also participated in the round.


Maker Media attracts $5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

San Francisco-based Maker Media, a platform that connects inventors of products and services with each other, has raised $5 million in funding. The backers included Obvious Ventures, Raine Ventures, Azure Capital, OATV, Floodgate and from Square 1. In addition to the funding, Maker Media has named Rafe Needleman as editor-in-chief to lead its editorial team and content strategy. Previously, Needleman served as editorial director of Yahoo Tech.


Outreach snags $2.3 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Seattle-based Outreach, a sales automation platform provider, has raised $2.3 million in seed funding. The investors included Version One Ventures, Mark Sugarman of MHS Capital and Mike Maples of Floodgate.


Cloud Apps, Floodgate back GoFormz

By Alastair Goldfisher — 8 months ago

GoFormz has raised $3 million in Series A funding from Cloud Apps Capital Partners and FLOODGATE. As part of the funding, Matt Holleran, general partner of Cloud Apps Capital Partners, has joined the company’s board of directors. The San Diego-based company provides a mobile business productivity platform.


KPCB leads Series C round for Ayasdi

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Menlo Park, California-based Ayasdi, a provider of machine intelligence software, has secured $55 million in Series C funding. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the round with participation from Institutional Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures, FLOODGATE, Citi Ventures, Centerview Capital Technology and Draper Nexus.


LEGO subscription service Pley attracts $10 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

LEGO subscription service Pley has raised $10 million in Series B funding. Sozo Ventures led the round with participation from previous backers Floodgate, Correlation Ventures, Maven Ventures and Allegro Venture Partners. Concurrent with the funding, Phil Wickham, managing director at Sozo Ventures, has been added to Pley¹s board of directors.


Front Desk rings up $4 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Front Desk has received $4 million in funding. The investors included FLOODGATE, Version One Ventures, Second Avenue Partners and Demandforce co-founders Sam Osman and Rick Berry. In addition to the financing, Osman has been named to Front Desk’s board of directors. Headquartered in Seattle, Front Desk is a provider of mobile-focused software solutions for personal services businesses.


Boxbee nets $5 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

New York-based Boxbee, a storage and logistics provider for homes and businesses, has received $5 million in Series A funding. Metamorphic Ventures led the round with participation from others investors that included Floodgate, Northgate and an unnamed “home improvement giant.” According to the firm, the capital will be used for growth.


San Francisco advertising startup Sharethrough nets $10 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

According to a blog post on its site, San Francisco-based advertising startup Sharethrough has received $10 million in funding. British Sky Broadcasting led the round with participation from FLOODGATE, Elevation Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners and Silver Creek Ventures. To read more about the funding, visit here.


Xamarin raises $54 mln in Series C funding

By Chris Witkowsky — 1 year ago

Xamarin, a mobile app development platform, has raised $54 million in Series C funding from new and existing investors, including Charles River Ventures, Floodgate, Ignition Partners, Insight Venture Partners and Lead Edge Capital. Xamarin has raised a total of $82 million in three funding rounds.