Freebird nets $3.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Freebird, a maker of a travel booking app, has raised $3.5 million in funding. The investors included General Catalyst, Accomplice and Slow Ventures.

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Fractyl racks up $57 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Waltham, Massachusetts-based Fractyl Laboratories Inc, which focuses on addressing metabolic diseases, has closed its Series C funding at $57 million. New investor Deerfield Management has joined Mithril, General Catalyst, Bessemer Venture Partners and Domain Associates in the round.

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ClearSky Data snags $27 mln in Polaris-led round

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Boston-based ClearSky Data, a storage network provider, has secured $27 million in Series B funding. Polaris Partners led the round with participation from investors that included Akamai Technologies, General Catalyst and Highland Capital Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Dave Barrett, managing partner of Polaris Partners, has been added to ClearSky’s board of directors while Akamai’s Andy Champagne will become a board observer.

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Menlo Security attracts $25 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Menlo Park, California-based Menlo Security, a cyber security company that has launched from stealth mode, has raised $25 million in Series B funding. Sutter Hill Ventures led the round with participation from return backers General Catalyst, Osage University Partners and Engineering Capital.

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General Catalyst leads $7.8 mln round for Campus Job

By Luisa Beltran — 9 months ago

Campus Job said Thursday it closed a $7.8 million A round led by General Catalyst. New participants include Index Ventures, SV Angel, Slow Ventures and others. Existing investors including Box Group and Lerer Hippeau Ventures also took part. New York-based Campus Job is an online marketplace for college students to find part-time jobs and internships.

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VC-backed ClassPass buys Fitmob

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

ClassPass has acquired San Francisco-based Fitmob, a developer of an app that connects users with workouts in their area. No financial terms were disclosed. ClassPass is backed by investors that include General Catalyst and Thrive Capital while Fitmob’s backers included Mayfield Fund and Silicon Valley Bank.

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Network security startup Illumio snags $100 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

Sunnyvale, California-based Illumio, a network security startup, has secured $100 million in Series C funding. The investors were BlackRock Funds, Accel Partners, Formation 8, Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Microsoft Chairman John W. Thompson, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang.

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Livongo Health rakes in $20 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

Consumer digital health company Livongo Health has raised $20 million in Series B funding. The investors included Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, DFJ and return backer General Catalyst. In conjunction with the funding, Dr. Beth Seidenberg, a general partner at KPCB and Emily Melton, a partner at DFJ, have been added to Livongo Health’s board of directors.

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ZenPayroll nabs $60 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

San Francisco-based ZenPayroll, an online payroll software provider for small businesses, has raised $60 million in funding. The investors included Emergence Capital Partners, Ribbit Capital, General Catalyst, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Google Ventures.

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Highfive garners $32 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Redwood City, California-based Highfive, a provider of video conferencing device and cloud software for businesses, has received $32 million in Series B funding. Lightspeed Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Google Ventures, SV Angel, Aaron Levie of Box and Marc Benioff of Salesforce.com.

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Pushbullet grabs $1.5 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

San Francisco-based Pushbullet, a provider of cross-platform functionality solutions, has closed $1.5 million in seed funding. The investors included General Catalyst, SV Angel, Alexis Ohanian, Garry Tan and Paul Buchheit.

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