Splice Machine fetches $9 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 weeks ago

Splice Machine, a provider of the first RDBMS powered by Hadoop and Spark, has secured $9 million in funding. The investors included Correlation Ventures, Interwest Partners and Mohr Davidow Ventures.

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WorkFusion rakes in $14 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

New York City-based WorkFusion, a smart process automation solution provider, has secured $14 million in Series C funding. Nokia Growth Partners led the round with participation from Mohr Davidow Ventures, Greycroft Partners, iNovia Capital and RTP Ventures. In addition to the funding, Paul Asel, a managing partner at NGP, has been added to WorkFusion’s board of directors.

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Tuition.io raises $5 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 3 months ago

Tuition.io said Wednesday that raised $5 million in Series A financing from MassMutual Ventures LLC, Wildcat Venture Partners, and Mohr Davidow Ventures, among others. Santa Monica, California-based Tuition.io is a student loan management company.

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WalmartLabs buys VC-backed PunchTab

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

WalmartLabs has acquired PunchTab, the latter announced in a blog post on its site. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Palo Alto, California, PunchTab is an omni-channel engagement and insights platform. Its backers included Mohr Davidow Ventures, The Social+Capital Partnership and Crunch Fund.

 

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PE-backed ProQuest acquires SIPX

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

ProQuest, which is backed by ABRY Partners and Goldman Sachs, has bought SIPX. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Palo Alto, California, SIPX is a provider of digital course materials that addresses copyright and costs concerns for universities. SIPX’s backers included Mohr Davidow Ventures, XSeed Capital, Stanford University and Ulu Ventures.

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Aryaka picks up $16 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Milpitas, California-based Aryaka, a provider of WAN optimization technology, has raised $16 million in funding. Nexus Venture Partners led the round with participation from return backers Trinity Ventures, InterWest Partners, Mohr Davidow Ventures and Presidio Ventures.

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BuildDirect picks up $50 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Vancouver, British Columbia-based BuildDirect, an online shopping platform provider for building professionals to amateurs, has secured $50 million in funding. The investors included Mohr Davidow Ventures, OMERS Ventures and BMO Asset Management.

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VC-backed Infusionsoft hires CFO

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Infusionsoft, a sales and marketing software provider for small businesses, has named Curtis Smith as chief financial officer. In his new role, Smith will oversee corporate finance, accounting, legal, investor relations and report to the firm’s CEO and co-founder Clate Mask. Infusionsoft is backed by Goldman Sachs, Bain Capital Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures and Signal Peak Ventures.

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Navera racks up $8 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Navera has received $8 million in Series B funding. Bill Ericson, general partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, led the round with participation from previous backer Gordon Ritter of Emergence Capital Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Ericson has been named to Navera’s board of directors. Based in San Francisco, Navera is a provider of benefits engagement solutions.

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VC-backed Mustbin promotes CTO to CEO

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Mustbin, a Boston-based app for organizing, storing and sharing vital personal information, has promoted Satyender Mahajan to CEO from chief technology officer. The firm’s backers include DAG Ventures, General Catalyst, Mohr Davidow Ventures and Northgate Capital.

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Retention Science grabs $7 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Retention Science, a Santa Monica, Calif-based retention marketing firm, has raised $7 million in Series A financing. Upfront Ventures led the round with participation from investors that included Baroda Ventures, Forerunner Ventures and Mohr Davidow Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, the firm has appointed Greg Bettinelli of Upfront Ventures and Kirsten Green of Forerunner Ventures to its board of directors.

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Neon Labs nabs $4.1 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Neon Labs has raised $4.1 million in Series A funding. Mohr Davidow Ventures led the round with participation from return backers True Ventures and Steve Blank. Based in San Francisco, Neon Labs is an image selection platform for monetizing digital content.

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VC-backed OpenDNS hires CFO

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

OpenDNS has hired Burt W. Podbere as chief financial officer. Previously, Podbere worked at Net Optics where he served as CFO. Based in San Francisco, OpenDNS is a provider of internet security solutions. Its backers include Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures, Glynn Capital, Cisco, Evolution Capital, Lumia Capital, Mohr Davidow Ventures and Northgate Capital.

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Nokia’s HERE to buy VC-backed Medio Systems

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Nokia subsidiary HERE is planning on buying Medio Systems. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Seattle, Medio Systems is a provider of predictive analytics for mobile applications. Its backers included Mohr Davidow Ventures, Trilogy Equity Partnership, Accel Partners and Frazier Technology Ventures.

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Internet security provider OpenDNS bags $35 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

OpenDNS said Thursday that it has secured $35 million in funding. The investors were Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures, Glynn Capital, Cisco, Evolution Capital, Lumia Capital, Mohr Davidow Ventures and Northgate Capital. Based in San Francisco, OpenDNS is a provider of internet security solutions.

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Kabbage raises fresh $50 mln in SoftBank-led round

By Alastair Goldfisher — 2 years ago

Kabbage, an online lender for small businesses, has raised a $50 million Series D round led by SoftBank Capital. Also participating in the round is TCW/Craton, Lumia Capital and existing investors, including UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund, Thomvest Ventures, BlueRun Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures and individuals David Bonderman and Warren Stephens. As part of the latest round, Steve Murray, a partner at SoftBank, has joined the board. Atlanta-based Kabbage has now raised about $106 million in equity since 2010.

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