KPCB leads $11 million round for Mobcrush

By Luisa Beltran — 5 months ago

Mobcrush has raised more than $11 million in a Series A round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Early investors Raine Ventures, First Round Capital, Lowercase, Rincon Venture Partners, Crosscut Ventures and Advancit Capital also participated. Santa Monica, California provides a live streaming platform for mobile games.

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Segment scores $15 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Customer data hub Segment has received $15 million in Series A funding. Accel Partners led the round with participation from previous backers Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and e.ventures. In addition to the funding, Accel partner Vas Natarajan has been added to Segment’s board of directors.

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BetterWorks snaps up $15.1 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

BetterWorks has received $15.5 million Series A funding. John Doerr and Bing Gordon of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the round with participation from other investors that included Joe Lonsdale from Formation 8. In conjunction with the funding, Doerr, Gordon and Lonsdale have been added to the company’s board of directors. Headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., Betterworks is an enterprise goals platform.

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Lehigh Technologies nabs $8 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Lehigh Technologies said Wednesday that it has raised $8 million in funding. The investors included JSR Corp, Leaf Clean Energy, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers, Index Ventures and Florida Gulfshore Capital. Based in Atlanta, Lehigh Technologies is a maker of green materials.

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Fashion marketplace Tradesy nets $13 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Tradesy has secured $13 million in Series B funding. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the round with participation from Sir Richard Branson, Rincon Venture Partners, Bee Partners, Northgate Capital and other unnamed investors. In conjunction with the funding, KPCB’s John Doerr and Stephanie Tilenius have been added to Tradesy’s board of directors. Headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif., Tradesy is a peer-to-peer marketplace for fashion.

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KPCB leads Series A round for Mango Health

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Mango Health said Wednesday that it has raised $5.25 million in Series A funding. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the round. In conjunction with the funding, Dr. Beth Seidenberg, a general partner at KPCB, has been added to Mango Health’s board of directors. Based in San Francisco, Mango Health develops apps that help users better manage and improve their health.

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ChargePoint nabs $22.6 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

ChargePoint has received $22.6 million in funding. Investors in this round included Rho Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Braemar Energy Ventures, Siemens Venture Capital GmbH, Voyager Capital and BMW. Headquartered in Campbell, Calif., ChargePoint is an open electric vehicle charging network.

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Chinese online food service Meican.com rakes in $10 mln Series B funds

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Meican.com has closed $10 million in Series B funding. Nokia Growth Partners led the round with participation from previous backer Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. In addition to the funding, David Tang, director, general manager and partner of NGP, will join Meican.com’s board of directors. Based in China, Meican.com is an online food ordering service.

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Primus gets $20 mln in first close of Series C

By Mark Boslet — 2 years ago

Primus Power said it received $20 million in the first close of a Series C funding that includes strategic investor Anglo American Platinum of South Africa. The Hayward, Calif., company has now raised $35 million in funding since mid 2009 and has been awarded $20 million in government grants from agencies including the Department of Energy. The company said existing investors participated in the new round without naming them. Existing investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital, DBL Investors and 12BF Global Ventures, according to data from Thomson Reuters, publisher of peHUB. Primus expects to begin commercial shipment of its zinc-based flow battery this year to utility and other customers.

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Kleiner Perkins, Jafco invest in big data startup Zephyr Health

By Alastair Goldfisher — 2 years ago

Zephyr Health announced it has raised a $15 million Series B funding round that was co-led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Jafco Ventures. The San Francisco-based company, which provides companies in the life sciences industry a big data analytics platform, previously raised $1 million in funding from a private individual investor. As part of the recent round, Brook Byers, general partner at Kleiner Perkins, and Joe Horowitz, managing general partner at Jafco, have joined the board.

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