Messaging app Sochat reels in $2 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 4 weeks ago

Messaging app and connection platform Sochat has raised $2 million in Series Seed funding. Eniac Ventures led the round with participation from WeChat founder Allen Zhang, New Enterprise Associates, Greylock Partners, Slow Ventures, Foundation Capital, Betaworks, Maiden Lane and Steven Sinofsky of Andreessen Horowitz. Fenwick & West LLC advised Sochat on the transaction.


Cyber security company Confer raises $17 mln

By Alastair Goldfisher — 4 weeks ago

Boston-based Confer, a provider of endpoint detection and response technology, announced it has raised $17 million in Series B funding. Foundation Capital led the round, which included existing investors, Matrix Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners. The company previously raised an $8 million Series A round in January 2014.


ZeroStack rakes in $16 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 month ago

Mountain View, California-based ZeroStack Inc, a self-service and scale-out private cloud that converges compute, storage, networking and management services, has raised $16 million in Series B funding. Formation 8 led the round with participation from other investors that included return backer Foundation Capital. In addition to the funding, Shirish Sathaye, a general partner at Formation 8, has been added to ZeroStack’s board of directors.


InsideView picks up $32.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

San Francisco-based market intelligence provider InsideView has raised $32.5 million in funding. Spring Lake Equity Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Big Sky Partners, Foundation Capital, Rembrandt Venture Partners and Split Rock Partners. In addition to the funding, Jeff Williams, a partner at Spring Lake, has been added to InsideView’s board of directors.


Foundation leads funding of Yozio

By Alastair Goldfisher — 4 months ago

Yozio, an Oakland-based company that provides mobile analytics and other marketing services to help companies  grow their mobile app users, has raised a $7 million Series A round of funding led by Foundation Capital. Also participating in the round are Illuminate Ventures, Webb Investment Network, AME Cloud Ventures and other investors. Yozio previously raised $1.6 million in seed funding. As part of the financing, Ashu Garg, general partner at Foundation Capital, has joined the board.


VC-backed ForgeRock adds to team

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

San Francisco-based ForgeRock, a provider of identity management solutions, has named Aled Miles as executive vice president of global sales. Previously, Miles worked at Symantec. ForgeRock is backed by Meritech Capital Partners, Accel Partners and Foundation Capital.


Nomination app Blend raises Series A round led by NEA

By Alastair Goldfisher — 6 months ago

San Francisco-based Blend announced it has raised $6.3 Million in a Series A round led by New Enterprise Associates. Metamorphic Ventures, Red Sea Ventures, Great Oaks Capital, the Al Nowais family from Dubai’s Waha Capital and previous investors CAA Ventures, Foundation Capital, Galvanize Ventures, BaseVC, among others, also participated in the round. As part of the funding, Sheel Tyle, a principal with NEA, has joined the board. Blend previously raised $2.7 million in seed funding.


Phantom Cyber grabs $2.7 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Security software company Phantom Cyber has raised $2.7 million in seed funding. The investors included Foundation Capital, Rein Capital, Netsuite Inc CEO Zach Nelson and former Symantec CEO John W. Thompson.