Neurotrack grabs $6.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 weeks ago

Digital health company Neurotrack has secured $6.5 million in funding. Khosla Ventures led the round with participation from Social Capital, Founders Fund, AME Cloud Ventures and iSeed Ventures.

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Big Switch Networks racks up $48.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 4 weeks ago

Santa Clara, California-based Big Switch Networks, a provider of hyperscale-inspired networking technologies to data centers, has raised $48.5 million in total funding. The investors included Morgenthaler Ventures, Silver Lake Waterman, Index Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Accton, CID Group and MSD Capital. In addition to the funding, Dan Warmenhoven, former CEO at NetApp and Gary Morgenthaler to Big Switch’s board of directors.

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Guardant Health scores 100 mln Series D

By Iris Dorbian — 1 month ago

Redwood City, California-based Guardant Health, a cancer testing provider, has raised almost $100 million in Series D funding. OrbiMed Advisors is leading the round with participation from other investors that include Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Pejman Mar, Formation 8 and Heritage Group.

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Hyperloop Technologies racks up $26 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Hyperloop Technologies Inc, a high-speed transportation system developer, has secured $26 million in funding, according to a blog post. The company’s investor’s include Khosla Ventures, Formation 8, Sherpa Capital, Caspian Venture Capital and Zhen Capital.

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Khosla backs big data analytics company Citus Data

By Alastair Goldfisher — 4 months ago

San Francisco-based Citus Data, a provider of data analytics, announced it has raised $9.5 million in Series A funding. Khosla Ventures led the round, which included previous investors Data Collective and Vaizra Investments. Ari Zilka, a partner at Khosla Ventures and previously CTO of Hortonworks, has joined the board. Citus Data, an alum of Y Combinator, previously raised $4.9 million in seed-stage funding.

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Druid startup Imply takes in $2 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

San Francisco-based Imply, a solutions provider for Druid and interactive analytics, has launched with $2 million in seed funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. The investor was Khosla Ventures. In addition to the funding, Ari Zilka, former CTO of Hortonworks, has been added to Imply’s board.

 

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Impossible Foods racks up $108 mln Series D

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Redwood City, California-based Impossible Foods Inc, which creates meat and dairy foods from simple plant ingredients, has secured $108 million in Series D funding. UBS led the round with participation from other investors that included Viking Global Investors, Horizons Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Bill Gates.

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Prosper Marketplace buys VC-backed BillGuard

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

According to a blog post on its site, Prosper Marketplace has acquired Israel-based personal finance company BillGuard. No financial terms were disclosed. BillGuard’s backers included Khosla Ventures, Founders Fund, Innovation Endeavors, Bessemer Venture Partners and IA Ventures.

 

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Fundera inks $11.5 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

New York City-based Fundera, an online credit marketplace for small businesses, has raised $11.5 million in Series B funding. Susquehanna Growth Equity led the round with participation from previous backers that included QED Investors, Khosla Ventures and First Round Capital. In addition to the funding, Scott Feldman, a managing director at Susquehanna Growth Equity, has been appointed to Fundera’s board of directors.

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NBCUniversal to invest $200 mln in Vox Media

By Luisa Beltran — 6 months ago

NBCUniversal said Wednesday it has agreed to invest $200 million in Vox Media. New York-based Vox, a digital media company, is backed by Accel Partners, Comcast Ventures, Khosla Ventures, and General Atlantic. NBCUniversal is a unit of Comcast Corp.

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Visa backs VC-backed payments startup Stripe

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Visa Inc has made an undisclosed investment in Stripe, a mobile and online payment provider. According to Crunchbase, Stripe’s backers include Sequoia Capital, Thrive Capital, Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and General Catalyst Partners.

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Cylance rakes in more than $42 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Cylance Inc, which uses artificial intelligence to predict and prevent cyber attacks, has raised more than $42 million in Series C funding. DFJ Growth led the round with participation from KKR, Dell Ventures, CapitalOne Ventures, Thomvest,  DraperNexus, Blackstone, Fairhaven Capital, Khosla Ventures and TenEleven Ventures. In addition to the funding, Mark Bailey, co-founder and managing director of DFJ Growth, has been added to Cylance’s board of directors.

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