GigaSpaces Technologies snags over $20 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 weeks ago

New York City-based GigaSpaces Technologies, a provider of pure-play cloud orchestration and data scalability platforms, has secured over $20 million in new funding. The lead investors were Claridge Israel and la Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. Other investors that participated in the round were BRM, FTV and Intel Capital.

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MariaDB raises $9 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 3 weeks ago

MariaDB Corp said Thursday that it raised $9 million in equity financing. Investors include Intel Capital and California Technology Ventures. The company said it named Michael Howard its CEO and Michael “Monty” Widenius its CFO effective Jan. 1. MariaDB provides open-source database solutions for SaaS, cloud, and on-premises applications.

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Yummly acquires VC-backed The Orange Chef

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

Yummly has acquired San Francisco-based The Orange Chef, a smart nutrition scale developer. No financial terms were disclosed. Also, Yummy has named Santiago Merea as its first chief revenue officer. Previously, Merea was CEO and founder of Orange Chef. Yummly is backed by Bauer Venture Partners, Physic Ventures, Unilever Corporate Ventures, First Round Capital, Harrison Metal Capital and Intel Capital. The Orange Chef’s backers included Melo7 Tech Partners, Google Ventures, SparkLabs Global Ventures, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Kima Ventures, The Social+Capital Partnership and Graph Ventures.

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MGM invests in Interlude

By Luisa Beltran — 2 months ago

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios has invested in Interlude, as part of the company’s $18.2 million round of funding.  Warner Music Group and Samsung participated in the round which included returning investors Sequoia Capital, Intel Capital and others. New York-based Interlude provides a form of media in which video can respond to a person’s actions and interests in real-time.

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Interlude reels in $18.2 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

Interlude, a New York City-based digital media company that designs, develops and markets interactive video technology, has raised $18.2 million in funding. The investors included Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Warner Music Group, Samsung, Sequoia Capital and Intel Capital. In addition to the funding, Gary Barber, CEO and Chairman of MGM, has been named Interlude’s board observer.

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Schoology raises $32 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 3 months ago

Schoology said Tuesday that it raised $32 million in financing led by JMI Equity. Existing investors FirstMark Capital, Intel Capital and Great Road Holdings also participated. Schoology is an education technology company.

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VC-backed InVisage names Oscar-winning cinematographer to advisory board

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Menlo Park, Calif.-based camera platform InVisage Technologies has appointed cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki to its advisory board. Lubezki has won two Oscars in cinematography for his work on the films “Gravity” and “Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).” InVisage is backed by GGV Capital, Nokia Growth Partners, RockPort Capital, InterWest Partners, Intel Capital, Oceanwide and OnPoint Technologies.

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Location reference platform What3words nets $3.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

London-based location reference platform What3words has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding. Intel Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Horizons Ventures. PRESS RELEASE what3words, the multi-award winning addressing platform, has closed a $3.5m Series A funding round led by Intel Capital, with Li Ka-shing’s Horizons Ventures and several of […]

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Chargifi collects $2.7 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Chargifi, a wireless charging network provider, has closed $2.7 million in Series A funding. Intel Capital led the round. PRESS RELEASE Chargifi, an innovator in intelligent wireless charging deployments, today announced the completion of a $2.7m Series A funding at the Intel Capital Global Summit 2015 in San Diego. Intel Capital joins Techstars, R/GA Ventures and […]

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Intel Capital leads $10 mln Series B funding in LISNR

By Chris Witkowsky — 3 months ago

Intel Capital led a $10 million Series B funding in LISNR, a mobile audience engagement platform. Other investors in the funding included Mercury Fund, Jump Capital and R/GA Ventures. Intel made the investment from its Diversity Fund, which is targeting investing $125 million over five years in underrepresented entrepreneurs. Press Release LISNR, the creator of […]

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Intel Capital leads $8 mln Series A funding in Body Labs

By Chris Witkowsky — 3 months ago

Intel Capital led an $8 million Series A funding round in Body Labs, a 3D body modeling platform. Additional investors in the funding included FirstMark Capital, Max-Planck-Innovation, Osage University Partners, Catalus Capital and company founders and employees. Body Labs last year raised $2.2 million in FirstMark-led seed funding. Press Release Body Labs (bodylabs.com), provider of some of the world’s most […]

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VC-backed Sprinklr buys Booshaka

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Sprinklr has acquired Booshaka, an advanced audience segmentation and management platform. No financial terms were disclosed. Sprinklr’s backers include Battery Ventures, Intel Capital and Iconiq Capital.

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Techstars and Foundry Group back Two Bit Circus

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Los Angeles-based high-tech circus Two Bit Circus has raised $6.5 million in Series A funding. Techstars Ventures and Foundry Group led the round with participation from Intel Capital. In addition to the funding, Mark Solon, a managing partner at Techstars Ventures and Ryan McIntyre, a managing director and co-founder at Foundry Group, have been added to the Two Bit Circus’ board of directors.

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