uSens grabs $5.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

Silicon Valley-based uSens Inc, a provider of 3D interactive solutions for virtual reality and augmented reality, has closed $5.5 million in funding. IDG Ventures, Lebox Capital and Maison Capital led the round with participation from Stone Capital, Fulcrum Capital, ChuanCheng Fund and Chalor Capital.

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Fastly scores $75 mln Series D

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Content delivery network Fastly has secured $75 million in Series D funding. Iconiq Capital led the round with participation from return backers Amplify Partners, August Capital, Battery Ventures, IDG Ventures and O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures. Also, the company has appointed Dan Miller as chief financial officer.

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Consumer research startup Survata picks up $6 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

San Francisco-based consumer research startup Survata has secured $6 million in Series A funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. IDG Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Bloomberg Beta, Alexis Ohanian and Garry Tan. In conjunction with the funding, Phil Sanderson of IDG Ventures has been added to Survata’s board.

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Yesware nabs $13.3 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Yesware has raised $13.3 million in funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Foundry Group led the round with participation from Battery Ventures, Google Ventures, Golden Venture Partners and IDG Ventures. Based in Boston and San Francisco, Yesware is an all-in-one sales acceleration platform for salespeople.

 

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Fantasy sports platform AlphaDraft picks up $5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Los Angeles-based daily fantasy sports platform AlphaDraft has raised $5 million in funding. Metamorphic Ventures led the round with participation from WME, Upfront Ventures, IDG Ventures, Amplify.LA, KEC Ventures, Freestyle Capital, Gokul Rajaram, SK Ventures, Basset Investment Group, Greycroft Partners, Melo7 Tech Partners and former NBA Commissioner David Stern.

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Vouch grabs $6 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

San Francisco-based Vouch, a social network for credit, has raised $6 million in Series A funding. The investors were Core Innovation Capital, Data Collective, Stanford StartX Fund, Cooley LLP, First Round Capital, Greylock, IDG Ventures and AngelList.

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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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Coutinho joins ParkMe

By Luisa Beltran — 11 months ago

ParkMe said Wednesday that it hired Mario Coutinho as GM of South American Operations. Coutinho previously was MultiPark’s head of marketing. Santa Monica, California-based ParkMe provides real-time parking data to navigation companies and consumers. ParkMe is backed by investors including Fontinalis Partners, IDG Ventures and Angeleno Group.

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Tempered Networks picks up $15 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Ignition Partners has led a $15 million Series A funding round for Tempered Networks, a provider of secure connectivity for critical infrastructure and information. IDG Ventures also participated in the round. In conjunction with the funding, John Connors, a managing partner at Ignition Ventures, has been added to Tempered Networks’ board of directors.

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GuideSpark raises $22.2 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 12 months ago

GuideSpark has closed a Series C funding round $22.2 million led by Meritech Capital Partners with participation from existing investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Storm Ventures and IDG Ventures. Menlo Park, Calif.-based GuideSpark provides videos that aide in employee communications and engagement.

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Expect Labs picks up $13 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

MindMeld platform maker Expect Labs has secured $13 million in Series A funding. IDG Ventures and a USAA subsidiary led the round. Other investors included Intel Capital, Samsung Ventures, Telefónica Digital, Liberty Global Ventures, Fenox Ventures, Westcott, Quest Venture Partners, Google Ventures, Greylock Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners and KPG Ventures.

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VC-backed GuideSpark appoints VP of corp. development and strategy

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Menlo Park, Calif.-based GuideSpark, a provider of employee communications and engagement solutions, has hired Will Johnson as vice president of corporate development and strategy. Previously, Johnson headed corporate development and software alliances at Workday. He is also a former partner with In-Q-Tel, the venture firm associated with the CIA. GuideSpark is backed by New Enterprise Associates, Storm Ventures and IDG Ventures.

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Appboy grabs $15 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Appboy said Thursday that it has secured $15 million in Series B funding. InterWest Partners led the round with participation from previous backers Icon Venture Partners, Blumberg Capital, T5 Capital and IDG Ventures. In addition to the funding, Doug Pepper, general partner at InterWest, has been appointed to Appboy’s board of directors. Based in New York City, Appboy is a provider of marketing automation for apps.

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Datanyze racks up $2 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Datanyze said Tuesday that it has closed $2 million in seed funding. IDG Ventures led the round with participation from Google Ventures, Mark Cuban, AngelList, Gil Penchina, Neeraj Agrawal, Jeff Epstein and Kyle York. Based in San Mateo, Calif., Datanyze is a provider of sales prospecting solutions.

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