Vricon taps In-Q-Tel’s ex-CEO Louie as board chairman

Reston, Virginia-based Vricon Inc, a provider of 3D geodata and 3D visualization solutions, has named Gilman Louie as chairman of its board. Louie is the founder and former CEO of In-Q-Tel. Vricon is a new joint venture between Saab AB and DigitalGlobe.

Tyfone pulls in $6.6 mln Series C

Portland, Oregon-based Tyfone, a provider of mobile-first digital security solutions for financial and identity services, has raised $6.6 million in Series C funding. RPX Corp led the round with participation from other investors that included In-Q-Tel and retired General David Petraeus. In addition to the funding, Geoffrey T. Barker, a co-founder and executive director of RPX, has been appointed to Tyfone’s board of directors.


Domino Data Lab secures Series A

San Francisco-based Domino Data Lab announced on its blog that it has raised a Series A round of funding led by Zetta Venture Partners with participation from Bloomberg Beta and In-Q-Tel. The amount of the round is undisclosed. The company, which provides a platform-as-a-service for data scientists, previously raised $100,000 in angel funding.


Voxel8 snaps up $12 mln Series A

Somerville, Massachusetts-based Voxel8, a multi-material 3D electronics printer maker, has raised $12 million in Series A funding. Braemar Energy Ventures and ARCH Venture Partners led the round with participation from Autodesk and In-Q-Tel.


Recorded Future pulls in $12 mln Series D

Recorded Future, a real-time threat intelligence analytics platform provider, has received $12 million in Series D funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Reed Elsevier Ventures led the round with participation from MassMutual Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Google Ventures, In-Q-Tel, Atlas, IA Ventures and Balderton. In conjunction with the funding, Kevin Brown, general partner at Reed Elsevier Ventures, has been appointed to Recorded Future’s board. To find out further details on the funding, visit here.


D-Wave Systems snags C$29 mln

D-Wave Systems Inc, a quantum computing company headquartered in Burnaby, British Columbia, has secured C$29 million in funding. The investors in this round were not named; however, D-Wave’s previous backers include Bezos Expeditions, BDC Capital, DFJ, Goldman Sachs, Growthworks, Harris & Harris Group, In-Q-Tel, International Investment and Underwriting and Kensington Partners Limited.


VC-backed MemSQL appoints Held as executive chairman

San Francisco-based MemSQL, a provider of big data analytics, has named Jerry Held as executive chairman. Held is a chairman of Tamr. MemSQL’s backers include Accel Partners, Khosla Ventures, First Round Capital, Data Collective and In-Q-Tel.

Cubic Defense Applications adds VC Louie to board

Cubic Defense Applications, which provides combat training systems and secure communications, has appointed Gilman Louie to its defense executive advisory board. Louie is a partner at Alsop Louie Partners. He is also the founder and former CEO of In-Q-Tel.


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

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.


In-Q-Tel backs MemSQL

MemSQL has received an undisclosed investment from In-Q-Tel. Based in San Francisco, MemSQL is a provider of big data analytics.


Newlans scores funding from In-Q-Tel

Newlans said Thursday that it has received an undisclosed investment from In-Q-Tel. Based in Acton, Mass., Newlans is a developer of radio frequency solutions for mobile devices.


In-Q-Tel backs Expect Labs

Expect Labs has received an undisclosed amount of funding from In-Q-Tel. Based in San Francisco, Expect Labs is the creator of developer platform MindMeld API.


Platfora nets $38 mln

Platfora said Wednesday that it has raised $38 million in funding. Tenaya Capital led the round with participation from Citi Ventures, Cisco, Allegis Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures and In-Q-Tel. Based in San Mateo, Calif., Platfora is a provider of big data analytics solutions.

Samsung Invests in Cloudant

Cloudant, a cloud-hosted database provider based in boston, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Samsung Venture Investment Corp. Cloudant was founded in 2008 by three MIT physicists; it has previously raised $4 million, including from Y Combinator and In-Q-Tel.

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