Network security startup Illumio snags $100 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Sunnyvale, California-based Illumio, a network security startup, has secured $100 million in Series C funding. The investors were BlackRock Funds, Accel Partners, Formation 8, Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Microsoft Chairman John W. Thompson, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang.


Vij named CEO of GlobalOutlook

By Luisa Beltran — 8 months ago

GlobalOutlook Inc. said Wednesday that Rajeev Vij was named CEO while Brett Coover joined as Chief Technology Officer effective immediately. Rajeev joins GlobalOutlook from Microsoft, where he spent six years as Director, Hosting Service Provider business at Microsoft India. Brett joins GlobalOutlook from Intellys where he was CTO. GlobalOutlook is a portfolio company of Naya Ventures.


Salesforce leads $60 mln strategic funding for InsideSales

By Alastair Goldfisher — 8 months ago, a provider of a cloud-based sales analytics platform, has raised a $60 million strategic round of funding led by existing investor Salesforce Ventures. Also participating in the funding are Microsoft and existing backers Polaris Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, U.S. Venture Partners and Zetta Venture Partners. The Provo, Utah-based company, which was valued at about $1 billion at its last funding in April 2014, has now raised $203 million in total funding.


Unify Square attracts $8.2 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Bellevue, Washington-based Unify Square, a solutions provider for Microsoft Lync/Skype for Business, has closed $8.2 million in Series B funding. Among the investors was Microsoft.


VC-backed BlueData adds two to team

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Mountain View, Calif.-based big data firm BlueData has hired Jim Lenox as vice president of worldwide sales and Greg Kirchoff as vice president of business development. Previously, Lenox worked at Midokura while Kirchoff worked at Microsoft. BlueData is backed by Ignition Partners, Atlantic Bridge Ventures, Intel Capital, Amplify Partners and Data Collective.