Javelin Venture leads $7 mln funding in Vacatia

Javelin Venture Partners has led a $7 million funding in Vacatia, a resort marketplace for vacationers. The company will use the funding to build out its service, geographic expansion and recruitment. The company promoted Caroline Shin, chief operating officer, to chief executive officer. Noah Doyle, from Javelin, will join Vacatia’s board of directors.

Seismos pulls in $4 mln

Austin, Texas-based Seismos Inc, a provider of real-time subsurface fluid flow monitoring for oil and gas production optimization, has received about $4 million in funding. Javelin Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Osage University Partners. Also, Noah Doyle, a general partner at Javelin Venture Partners, has been added to the Seismos board of directors.


Kitchit cooks up $7.5 mln Series A

San Francisco-based Kitchit, which offers chef-made meals at home, has received $7.5 million in Series A funding. Javelin Venture Partners led the round. In conjunction with the funding, Alex Gurevich and Noah Doyle of Javelin Venture Partners have been added to Kitchit’s board of directors.


Boost Media fetches $19 mln Series C

San Francisco-based Boost Media, a provider of creative optimization marketing technology, has closed $19 million in Series C funding. Battery Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Javelin Venture Partners, Pinnacle Ventures and Webb Investment Network. In addition to funding, Boost Media has appointed Roger Lee, a general partner at Battery Ventures, to its board of directors. Also, the company has hired Michael Feldman as senior vice president of business development and Jeff McCarthy as vice president of customer success.


Spikes Security picks up $11 mln Series A

Spikes Security, a cyber security firm in Los Gatos, Calif., has secured $11 million in Series A funding. Lakewood & Company, Benhamou Global Ventures and Javelin Venture Partners led the round.


Google Capital leads $100 mln round for Thumbtack

San Francisco-based consumer service Thumbtack said Wednesday that it has raised $100 million in funding. Google Capital led the round with participation from return backers Tiger Global Management, Sequoia Capital and Javelin Venture Partners.

JavaScript framework Famo.us pulls in $25 mln Series B

According to a blog post on its site, JavaScript framework Famo.us has secured $25 million in Series B funding. The lead investors were Insight Ventures and Javelin Venture Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Jerry Murdock of Insight Ventures has been added to the firm’s board. To read more about the funding, visit here.


Online marketplace Weddington rings up $9 mln in Series A

Weddington Way, which operates an online marketplace for bridesmaid dresses, has raised $9 million in Series A funding led by Javelin Venture Partners. Existing investors Battery Ventures, Felicis Ventures and Trinity Ventures also participated. San Francisco-based Weddington has now raised $11.5 million in total funding. As part of the round, Alex Gurevich and Jed Katz from Javelin have joined the board.


Javelin Venture Partners leads Series A round for SmartAsset

SmartAsset said Tuesday that it has raised $5.2 million in Series A financing. Javelin Venture Partners led the round with participation from investors that included Denis Grosz, SV Angel and Brendan Wallace, founder of Identified. Based in New York, SmartAsset is a tech platform that provides answers to financial questions.

Plug.dj raises $1.25m to expand music sharing community

Plug.dj, a music sharing site, has closed a $1.25 million funding round led by Javelin Venture Partners. The Los Angeles-based company will use the funds to expand its team, further develop its product, launch new services and improve community support.

Online Ad Company BoostCTR Raises $8M, With Battery Leading

Ad optimization startup BoostCTR has raised an $8 million Series B round led by Battery Ventures. Existing investors Javelin Venture Partners and Western Technology Investment also participated in the round. As part of the deal, Battery General Partner Brian O’Malley has joined the board. The San Francisco-based company has now raised more than $12 million in funding, including a $2 million Series A round earlier this year.

3scale Raises $4.2M From Javelin & Costanoa

3scale said it raised $4.2 million of new funding in a round from Javelin Venture Partners and Costanoa Venture Capital. The new money will expand the API management company’s service offerings and help it reach a global audience.

Big Data Company Skytree Launches with Backing from Javelin–UPDATED

The new big data analytics and machine learning company Skytree launched today and announced that Javelin Venture Partners has backed it with a $1.5 million Series A round. The company’s team includes co-founder and CEO Martin Hack, co-founder and CTO Alex Gray, who teaches machine learning at Georgia Tech. In addition to Gray, Noah Doyle of Javelin and David Toth, […]

Nexenta Systems Seals $21M From Investors

Menlo Ventures led a $21 million Series C round for Mountain View, Calif.-based storage company Nexenta Systems. Sierra Ventures and Razor’s Edge Ventures also participated, joining existing shareholders Javelin Venture Partners and TransLink Capital. The Series C round will be used for growth.

Thumbtack raises Series A

Community marketplace Thumbtack has raised a $4.5 million Series A financing. Founded in 2009, Thumbtack is a marketplace designed to help list, discover and book local services. The investment round was led by Javelin Venture Partners, with the additional participation of MHS Capital and Tim Draper. PRESS RELEASE Today we’re thrilled to announce some great […]

PowerCloud Secures Series B Funding

PowerCloud™ Systems, a software platform provider for enabling Networking as a Service (NaaS), has secured $6 million in Series B financing. The round was led by Qualcomm via its venture investment arm, Qualcomm Ventures. PowerCloud Systems’ existing investors – Walden Venture Capital, Javelin Venture Partners and PARC – also participated in the round. PRESS RELEASE […]

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