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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Highland expands team with new addition

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Highland Capital Management LP has named Patrick J. McDaniel as a national sales manager for its independent broker-dealer channel. Previously, McDaniel worked at S.C. Distributors where he served as a divisional sales manager.

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Auris Surgical Robotics snags $150 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

Auris Surgical Robotics, a developer of robotics technology, has raised $150 million in funding, according to an SEC filing. Last year, Auris secured $34.4 million in Series A funding from Highland Capital Partners, Lux Capital, Mithril Capital Management and NaviMed Capital, reported Crunchbase.

 

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Kyruus nabs $25 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

Boston-based Kyruus, an enterprise software solutions provider that helps hospitals optimize patient access and referral management, has secured $25 million in funding. New Leaf Venture Partners led the round with participation from Providence Health & Services, Leerink Capital Partners, McKesson Ventures, Venrock, Highland Capital Partners, Lux Capital and Fidelity Biosciences.

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CENX rakes in $12.5 mln Series D

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

CENX, a provider of service orchestration solutions for software-defined networks, has secured $12.5 million in Series D funding. The investors were BDC Capital, Mistral Venture Partners, VMware, Highland Capital Partners, Mesirow Financial Private Equity Inc, Verizon Ventures, Ericsson, DCM Ventures and Cross Creek Advisors.

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Ecommerce startup Enjoy grabs $50 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Menlo Park, California-based Enjoy, a personal commerce platform, has raised $50 million in funding. Highland Capital Partners led the round. Launched in May, Enjoy was founded by former JC Penney CEO Ron Johnson.

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Gourmet meal delivery company FRESHLY cooks up $7 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Gourmet meal delivery service FRESHLY has raised $7 million in Series A funding. Highland Capital Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included White Star Capital. In addition to the funding, Bob Davis, general partner at Highland Capital, has been added to FRESHLY’s board of directors.

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Highland Capital leads Series B round for Harvest Exchange

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Investment management workplace platform Harvest Exchange has secured $5 million in Series B funding. Highland Capital Management led the round with participation from return backers Third Point LLC, Golden Tree Asset Management and Marketplace Fund I. In addition to the funding, Highland Capital will take a seat on Harvest Exchange’s board of directors.

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WePay grabs $40 mln Series D

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

WePay, a payments provider for online platforms, has raised $40 million in Series D funding. FTV Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Rakuten, Highland Capital Partners, August Capital, Continental Investors and Ignition Partners. In addition to the funding, FTV Capital’s Chris Winship has been added to WePay’s board of directors while Rakuten’s Oskar Miel has bee appointed to WePay’s advisory board.

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SessionM scores $12 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Boston-based SessionM, a consumer loyalty and engagement platform provider, has secured $12 million in funding. Causeway Media Partners led the round with participation from NTT Docomo Capital, Commerce Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, Charles River Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

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Highland Capital, Mesirow and DCM Ventures back CENX

By Iris Dorbian — 12 months ago

CENX, a provider of service orchestration solutions for software-defined networks, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. The investors were return backers Highland Capital Partners, Mesirow Financial Private Equity Inc, Verizon Ventures, Ericsson, DCM Ventures and Cross Creek Advisors.

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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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