Figma scores $14 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

Figma, an online tool for interface design, has raised $14 million in Series A funding. Greylock Partners led the round. In addition to the funding, Greylock’s John Lilly has been named to Figma’s board of directors.

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AppDynamics racks up $158 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

AppDynamics, an application intelligence company, has raised $158 million in funding. General Atlantic and Altimeter Capital led the round with participation from Adage Capital, Industry Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Cross Creek Advisors, IVP, Greylock Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners. In addition to the funding, Robert Swan, an operating partner at General Atlantic and former CFO at eBay Inc, has been added to AppDynamics’ board of directors.

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Rhumbix nabs $6 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

San Francisco-based Rhumbix, a mobile platform for “smarter construction sites,” has raised $6 million in Series A funding. Greylock Partners led the round with participation from Brick & Mortar Ventures, UJ Ventures and Ray Levitt, a professor at Stanford University. In addition to the funding, Jerry Chen of Greylock has been added to Rhumbix’s board of directors.

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Nexus, Greylock invest in POP

By Alastair Goldfisher — 3 months ago

Irvine, Calif.-based POP, a mobile app that provides a crowd-solving platform for business, has raised $6 million in a Series A round of funding. Nexus Venture Partners led the round, which included Greylock Partners. As a result of the funding, the company has added to the board Naren Gupta, co-founder and managing director of Nexus, Asheem Chandna, partner with Greylock, and Adriel Lares, former CFO of Lookout.

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Messaging app Sochat reels in $2 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months 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.

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Quip snags $30 mln from Greylock and Benchmark

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Quip, a word processing app, has secured $30 million in Series B funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. The investors were Greylock Partners and Benchmark Capital. In conjunction with the funding, John Lilly of Greylock has been added to Quip’s board. Also, Quip has named Patrick Moran as its chief customer officer.

 

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Ev Williams’ Medium inks $57 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Blogging platform Medium, which was launched by Twitter co-founder Ev Williams, has secured $57 million in funding, the company announced on its site. Andreessen Horowitz led the round with participation from other investors that included Google Ventures, Greylock Partners, Obvious Ventures and The Chernin Group.

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DWNLD fetches $12 mln from Greylock

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

DWNLD, which helps media companies create native mobile apps, has secured $12 million in funding. The investor was Greylock Partners. In conjunction with the funding, John Lilly, a partner at Greylock, has been added to DWNLD’s board.

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NEA, Shasta co-lead funding in LearnUp

By Alastair Goldfisher — 5 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.

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Delphix scores $75 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Fidelity Management and Research Company has led a $75 million funding round for Delphix, a Data as a Service provider. Other investors included Credit Suisse NEXT Investors LLC, The Kraft Group, Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Icon Ventures.

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VC-backed AppDynamics names Scott to board

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Application intelligence provider AppDynamics has added David Scott to its board. Scott was a senior vice president and general manager of HP‘s global storage business. He is also the former president and CEO of 3PAR. AppDynamics’ backers include Battery Ventures, ClearBridge Investments, Sands Capital, Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Institutional Venture Partners.

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