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Delphix scores $75 mln

Fidelity Management and Research Company has led a $75 million funding round for Delphix, a Data as a Service provider. Other investors included Credit Suisse NEXT Investors LLC, The Kraft Group, Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Icon Ventures.

VC-backed AppDynamics names Scott to board

Application intelligence provider AppDynamics has added David Scott to its board. Scott was a senior vice president and general manager of HP‘s global storage business. He is also the former president and CEO of 3PAR. AppDynamics’ backers include Battery Ventures, ClearBridge Investments, Sands Capital, Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Institutional Venture Partners.

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enSilo attracts $10 mln

Cyber-security startup enSilo has secured $10 million in Series A funding. Lightspeed Venture Partners led the round with participation from return backer Carmel Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, David Gussarsky, a partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners, has been added to enSilo’s board of directors.

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News company for millennials Mic nabs $17 mln

Mic, a news and media company for young people, has raised $17 million in funding. Lightspeed Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Axel Springer, Lerer Ventures, Jim Clark, Advancit Capital, Red Swan Ventures and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Also, Mic has named Madhulika Sikka as executive editor.

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Greylock leads Series B round for Rubrik

Palo Alto, California-based Rubrik Inc, a provider of converged data management solutions, has raised $41 million in Series B funding. Greylock Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Lightspeed Venture Partners.

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MuleSoft racks up $128 mln

MuleSoft, a platform provider that helps businesses with connectivity, has secured $128 million in funding. Salesforce Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included ServiceNow, Cisco Investments, Adage Capital Management, Brookside Capital, Sands Capital Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, Bay Partners and Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. Goldman, Sachs & Co was the placement agent for the transaction.

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Lightspeed leads funding for marketing software developer Percolate

New  York-based Percolate, which provides a marketing software platform, announced it has raised a $40 million Series C round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners. Existing investors Sequoia Capital, GGV Capital, First Round Capital and Lerer Hippeau Ventures also participated in the round. The company, founded in 2011, has now raised $74.5 million in total venture funding.

Minaee joins Guardiant Health

Guardant Health said Thursday that it hired Mort Minaee as VP of Regulatory Affairs. Most recently, Minaee was the Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs at Roche-Ventana Medical Systems. Redwood City, California-based Guardant Health, a cancer testing provider, has raised $100 million in VC funding. Investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Formation8, Khosla Ventures and Sequoia Capital.

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Spark Capital Growth leads $275 mln round for Affirm

San Francisco-based financial tech company Affirm has secured $275 million in funding. Spark Capital Growth led round with participation from Jefferies, Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners. Affirm was co-founded by Max Levchin, who currently serves as CEO and is a co-founder of PayPal.

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Rubrik pulls in $10 mln Series A

Palo Alto, California-based Rubrik Inc, which provides a “time machine” for cloud infrastructure, has secured $10 million in Series A funding. Lightspeed Venture Partners led the round.

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Highfive garners $32 mln Series B

Redwood City, California-based Highfive, a provider of video conferencing device and cloud software for businesses, has received $32 million in Series B funding. Lightspeed Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Google Ventures, SV Angel, Aaron Levie of Box and Marc Benioff of Salesforce.com.

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Guardant Health scores about $50 mln Series C

Redwood City, California-based Guardant Health, a cancer testing provider, has closed about $50 million in Series C funding. Lightspeed Venture Partners led the round with participation from Formation 8 and previous backers Khosla Ventures and Sequoia Capital.

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BlueVine snags $18.5 mln

BlueVine, which provides working capital financing to small businesses, has received $18.5 million in funding. 83North (formerly Greylock IL) and Lightspeed Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Silicon Valley Bank and Correlation Ventures. Also, BlueVine has named Ido Lustig as vice president of risk management. The company has also added Stewart Wilkinson to its board of directors while Raymond Stern and Taher Behbehani will join BlueVine’s advisory board.

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Lightspeed Venture leads $33 mln Series C funding in Personalis

Lightspeed Venture Partners has led a $33 million Series C funding round in Personalis, Inc., a genomics-based clinical diagnostic laboratory. All the Series A investors participated in the funding round, including Abingworth and Mohr Davidow Ventures. The funding brings Personalis’ total funding to $75 million.

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Educational app platform maker Clever scores $30 mln

San Francisco-based Clever, an educational app platform provider, has closed $30 million in funding. The investors were Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, GSV Capital and Peter Thiel. According to the company, the capital infusion will be used for growth and to meet consumer demand.

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