VC-backed Udemy hires two VPs

San Francisco-based online education marketplace Udemy has appointed Robert Wong as vice president of product and Grégory Boutté as vice president of content. Previously, Wong worked at Sidecar where he served as vice president of product while Boutté most recently worked as vice president of eBay Motors & Electronics for eBay North America. Udemy’s backers include Stripes Group, Norwest Venture Partners, Insight Venture Partners, Lightbank, MHS Capital and Learn Capital.

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Plotly nets $5.5 mln

Montreal-based data science platform provider Plotly has secured $5.5 million in funding. The investors in this round were MHS Capital, Siemens Venture Capital, Rho Ventures, Real Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.

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Outreach snags $2.3 mln seed

Seattle-based Outreach, a sales automation platform provider, has raised $2.3 million in seed funding. The investors included Version One Ventures, Mark Sugarman of MHS Capital and Mike Maples of Floodgate.

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Humanity.com rakes in $9 mln

San Francisco-based Humanity.com, a cloud-based workforce management platform, has closed $9 million in Series B funding. MHS Capital led the round with participation from Point Nine Capital, Klever Internet Investments, Team Builder Ventures and Boku CEO Mark Britto.

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Cendana raises a $50 mln fund of funds

Cendana Capital has closed on a new $50 million fund of funds and raised money for a direct investment fund, Managing Partner Michael Kim said. The new fund, Cendana Capital II, is a step up from Cendana’s first fund, which was $28.5 million.

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ShiftPlanning nabs $3.2 mln

ShiftPlanning, a San Francisco-based employee scheduling application, has received $3.2 million in funding. Investors in the round included Point Nine Capital and MHS Capital.

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Bizible fetches $8 mln

Bizible said Tuesday that it has raised $8 million in funding. Scale Venture Partners led the round with participation from Tim Kopp, Madrona Venture Partners, MHS Capital, Investment Group of Santa Barbara and Rob Glaser. In conjunction with the funding, Stacey Bishop of Scale Venture Partners has been added to Bizible’s board of directors. Bizible is a provider of marketing performance management solutions.

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Handshake grabs $8 mln Series A funds

Handshake said Monday that it has closed $8 million in Series A funding. New backer Emergence Capital Partners led the round with participation from previous investors SoftTech VC, MHS Capital and High Peaks Venture Partners. Based in New York City, Handshake is a sales order management platform for wholesalers.

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Simply Measured gets $20 mln for expansion

Simply Measured has raised a $20 million Series C round of funding led by Trinity Ventures with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners, Four Rivers Group, MHS Capital and other existing investors. Karan Mehandru, general partner at Trinity Ventures, will join the board of directors at Simply Measured.

Udemy Secures $12m Series B Led by Insight Venture Partners

Online education marketplace Udemy has completed a $12 million Series B financing round led by Insight Venture Partners, with additional support from existing investors Lightbank, MHS Capital and Learn Capital. This brings bringing Udemy’s total funding to $16 million. The company has also announced the hiring of Dennis Yang as president and chief operating officer.

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 […]

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