Google Capital leads Series C round for Pindrop

By Iris Dorbian — 2 weeks ago

Atlanta-based Pindrop, a provider of in voice-fraud prevention and authentication, has raised $75 million in Series C funding. Google Capital led the round with participation from GV, Andreessen Horowitz, IVP, Citi Ventures and Felicis Ventures.

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IVP leads Series C funding of big data company Qubole

By Alastair Goldfisher — 3 weeks ago

Mountain View, Calif.-based Qubole, a big data-as-a-service provider, announced it has raised $30 million in Series C financing. IVP led the round, which included existing investors CRV, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Norwest Venture Partners. As part of the funding, IVP General Partner Somesh Dash has joined the board. The company has now raised $50 million in total funding, including a $13 million Series B round in late 2014.

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Zerto raises $50 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 1 month ago

Zerto said Wednesday that it raised $50 million in Series E financing led by IVP. Also taking partner were new investor, Access Industries, via its Israeli entity, Claltech. The round also included participation from all current investors: 83North, Battery Ventures, Harmony Partners, RTP Ventures, U.S. Venture Partners and Mark Leslie who also serves on Zerto’s Board of Directors. Boston-based Zerto provides disaster recovery software for virtualized and cloud data centers.

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AppDynamics racks up $158 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

AppDynamics, an application intelligence company, has raised $158 million in funding. General Atlantic and Altimeter Capital led the round with participation from Adage Capital, Industry Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Cross Creek Advisors, IVP, Greylock Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners. In addition to the funding, Robert Swan, an operating partner at General Atlantic and former CFO at eBay Inc, has been added to AppDynamics’ board of directors.

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VC-backed One Kings Lane appoints new CEO

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

One Kings Lane has named Dinesh Lathi as CEO and member of the board of directors. Previously, Lathi was the firm’s chief operating and financial officer. Headquartered in San Francisco, One Kings Lane is an online home decor retailer. Its backers include Mousse Partners, Scripps Networks Interactive, Kleiner Perkins, Greylock Partners, IVP and Tiger Global Management.

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VC-backed MobileIron files for IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

MobileIron said Monday that it has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs will serve as lead underwriters. Based in Mountain View, Calif., MobileIron is a provider of mobile IT security and management for apps, content and devices. Its backers include Institutional Venture Partners, Foundation Capital, Norwest Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital.

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Lithium Technologies acquires VC-backed Klout

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Lithium Technologies has acquired Klout. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in San Francisco, Klout measures social web influence. Its backers include KPCB, Venrock, IVP, ff Venture Capital, Greycroft Partners, Lucid Ventures, Draper Nexus Ventures, Mayfield Fund and Zelkova Ventures.

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VC-backed Domo appoints TPG principal to board

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Enterprise software startup Domo has named Nehal Raj, a principal at TPG, to its board of directors. TPG Growth recently led a $125 million Series C round in Domo. The company’s other backers include Benchmark, Fidelity Investments, Founders Fund, GGV Capital, Greylock Partners, IVP, Salesforce.com, T. Rowe Price, WPP and Zetta Venture Partners.

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Zynga Plans to Price IPO the Week Before Thanksgiving: Sources

By Reuters News — 4 years ago

(Reuters) – Zynga Inc. is currently planning to price its initial public offering and have its shares begin trading the week before the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday on November 24, two sources briefed on the offering said on Monday. The sources cautioned that the social gaming company’s plan has not been finalized and could change. They […]

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