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FireMon recruits Lewandowski as president and COO

FireMon, which is backed by Insight Venture Partners, has named James Lewandowski as president and chief operating officer. Recently, Lewandowski was CEO of FireHost. Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, FireMon is a security intelligence solutions provider.

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Stripes Group leads Series D round for Udemy

San Francisco-based online education marketplace Udemy has secured $65 million in Series D funding. Stripes Group led the round with participation from Norwest Venture Partners and Insight Venture Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Ken Fox, a founder and managing partner of Stripes Group, has been added to Udemy’s board of directors.

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Path sells to Daum Kakao

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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Francisco Partners completes HealthcareSource acquisition

Francisco Partners has closed its previously announced buy of Woburn, Massachusetts-based HealthcareSource, a talent management solutions provider for healthcare. No financial terms were disclosed. William Blair & Company advised HealthcareSource on the transaction. HealthcareSource was backed by Insight Venture Partners.

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Insight Venture Partners-backed Planview names Chynoweth as EVP and CFO

Planview, a portfolio company of Insight Venture Partners, has hired Vic Chynoweth as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Previously Chynoweth worked at TPG-owned Vertafore Inc where he served as vice president of finance and accounting. Based in Austin, Texas, Planview is a provider of portfolio management and project collaboration solutions.

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Insight Venture Partners leads $92 mln round for Virgin Pulse

Virgin Pulse, a provider of a platform designed to increase employee engagement and productivity, has secured $92 million in funding. Insight Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included return backer and parent company Virgin Group. In addition to the funding, Nikitas Koutoupes and Anika Agarwal of Insight Venture Partners have been added to Virgin Pulse’s board of directors.

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Insight Venture-backed Planview buys Troux

Planview, which is backed by Insight Venture Partners, has acquired Troux, an enterprise solutions provider. No financial terms were disclosed. Lazard was financial advisor to Troux on the transaction.

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Insight Venture Partners invests in SMS Assist

Insight Venture Partners has invested $45 million in SMS Assist. Chicago-based SMS Assist is a mobile and cloud-based multisite property management company. The Pritzker Group invested in SMS in 2013.

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Francisco Partners to acquire HealthcareSource

Francisco Partners has agreed to buy Woburn, Massachusetts-based HealthcareSource, a talent management solutions provider for healthcare. No financial terms were disclosed. William Blair & Company provided financial advice to HealthcareSource on the transaction. HealthcareSource was backed by Insight Venture Partners.

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

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.

Salomon named CFO of Cherwell Software

Cherwell Software said Wednesday that Elizabeth Salomon has joined as CFO. Most recently, Ms. Salomon was CFO at Marshall &Swift/Boeckh and its holding company Decision Insight Information Group . Cherwell is backed by Insight Venture Partners.

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Insight completes E2open tender offer

Insight Venture Partners has completed it acquisition of E2open, Inc., a provider of cloud-based collaborative planning and execution software for trading networks, according to a press release.

VC-backed Docker buys Kitematic

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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Self-storage marketplace SpareFoot snags $33 mln

SpareFoot, an Austin-based online marketplace for self-storage, has received $33 million in funding. Revolution Growth led the round with participation from Insight Venture Partners and Monkfish Equity. In conjunction with the financing, Scott Hilleboe, a partner at Revolution Growth, and entrepreneur Rony Kahan, co-founder and chairman of job search engine Indeed, have been appointed to SpareFoot’s board of directors.

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Docker acquires VC-backed SDN startup SocketPlane

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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NCino racks up $29 mln Series B

Wilmington, North Carolina-based nCino, a provider of cloud-based bank operating solutions for the financial services sector, has closed $29 million in Series B funding. Insight Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included return backers Wellington Management Company LLP and former Morgan Stanley Chairman and CEO John Mack. In conjunction with the funding, Jeff Horing, a managing director at Insight Venture Partners, has been added to nCino’s board of directors.

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