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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Path sells to Daum Kakao

By Alastair Goldfisher — 9 months ago

San Francisco-based Path Inc, which was rumored to be an acquisition target of Apple last fall, has been scooped up by the South Korean Internet corporation Daum Kakao. Path founder CEO Dave Morin, a former Apple employee, blogged about the sale late Thursday.

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Greylock leads Series B round for Rubrik

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Palo Alto, California-based Rubrik Inc, a provider of converged data management solutions, has raised $41 million in Series B funding. Greylock Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Lightspeed Venture Partners.

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IVP leads Series B funding of new video service Vessel

By Alastair Goldfisher — 10 months ago

Institutional Venture Partners has led a $57.5 million Series B funding round in Vessel, a new video service that launched in recent weeks. Vessel’s current investors Benchmark Capital, Greylock Partners and Bezos Expeditions all participated in the round. The San Francisco-based company, co-founded by former Hulu executives Jason Kilar and Richard Tom, previously raised $75 million in funding.

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On-demand meal service Sprig cooks up $45 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

San Francisco-based on-demand meal service Sprig has secured $45 million in funding. The Social+Capital Partnership led the round with participation from other investors that included Greylock Partners, Accel Partners, Battery Ventures, 500 Startups, Ludlow Ventures, Lumia Capital, IDG Ventures and CAA Ventures. In addition to the funding, Ted Maidenberg of Social+Capital has been added to Sprig’s board of directors.

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Insight Venture leads $95 mln Series D funding in Docker, Inc

By Chris Witkowsky — 10 months ago

Insight Venture Partners has led a $95 million Series D funding round in Docker, Inc, an open platform for developers and administrators to build and run applications. Other participants in the funding include Coatue, Goldman Sachs and Northern Trust. Existing investors Benchmark, Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital, Trinity Ventures and AME Cloud Ventures also invested in the round.

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VC-backed Docker buys Kitematic

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Docker Inc has acquired Kitematic, an open source software tool provider. No financial terms were disclosed. Docker is backed by AME Cloud Ventures, Benchmark, Greylock Partners, Insight Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, SV Angel, Trinity Ventures and Y Combinator.

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Docker acquires VC-backed SDN startup SocketPlane

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Docker Inc has bought software-defined networking startup SocketPlane. No financial terms were disclosed. Docker is backed by AME Cloud Ventures, Benchmark, Greylock Partners, Insight Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, SV Angel, Trinity Ventures and Y Combinator.

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Great Oaks Venture leads $1.5 mln round for Wigo

By Luisa Beltran — 12 months ago

Wigo said Tuesday it closed a $1.5 million extension of its seed round led by Great Oaks Venture Capital. Other investors in the round include Greylock Partners, GGV Capital, Blade, KEC Ventures, as well as angel investors including Jean Pigozzi and Brian Guttman. This extension follows an initial seed round of $550,000 Wigo raised over the summer. Boston-based Wigo is an app geared for college students that lets them figure out who is going out and where.

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GGV Capital, Icon Ventures lead $25 mln funding in Synack

By Chris Witkowsky — 12 months ago

GGV Capital and Icon Ventures (formerly Jafco Ventures) have co-led a $25 million Series B funding round in Synack, an online security startup. Other participants in the funding round include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Google Ventures, Greylock Partners, Allegis Capital, Derek Smith, chief executive of Shape Security, Ray Rothrock, CEO of Redseal Networks and Timothy Eades, CEO of vArmour. Synack has raised a total of $34 million to date. Glenn Solomon, managing partner at GGV Capital, and Tom Mawhinney, GP at Icon Ventures, will join Synack’s board of directors.

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Boston startup HourlyNerd snaps up $7.8 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Boston-based HourlyNerd, an online marketplace for freelance business talent, has secured $7.8 million in Series B funding. Highland Capital Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included GE Ventures, Greylock Partners and Suffolk Equity Partners.

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VC-backed Adaptive Insights appoints new CEO

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Adaptive Insights has named Thomas F. Bogan as CEO. Bogan is the former president and COO of Rational Software. He is also a former partner at Greylock Partners. Headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., Adaptive Insights is a provider of cloud corporate performance management and business intelligence. Adaptive Insights’ backers include ONSET Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Information Venture Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Cardinal Venture Capital and Monitor Ventures.

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Newly independent 83North raises $200 mln venture fund

By Chris Witkowsky — 1 year ago

83North, formerly called Greylock IL and an affiliate of Greylock Partners, has raised a $200 million fund to invest in all stages of consumer and enterprise technology companies led by European and Israeli entrepreneurs. The fund is 83North’s third raised in eight years, bringing total capital under management to $550 million. 83North got its start as Greylock IL, but is now an independent firm led by partners Laurel Bowden, Arnon Dinur, Erez Ofer and Yoram Snir.

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Truly Wireless rings up $1.4 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

San Francisco and New York-based business voice platform Truly Wireless has received $1.4 million in seed funding. The investors included Index Ventures, Greylock Partners, Boldstart Ventures and Eniac Ventures.

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Automated investment service Wealthfront rakes in $64 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Wealthfront has closed $64 million in financing. Jeremy Philips of Spark Capital Growth led the round with participation from Dragoneer Investment Group, Index Ventures, DAG Ventures, Greylock Partners, Ribbit Capital and the Social+Capital Partnership. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Wealthfront is an automated investment service.

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