SDL has been selected by UK-based Box, a provider of online storage and collaboration software, as its preferred partner to expand into new international markets. Box is backed by venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Emergence Capital Partners, General Atlantic, Meritech Capital Partners, NEA, Scale Venture Partners and U.S. Venture Partners and strategic investors salesforce.com and SAP.Continue
Trending on peHUB this week: VC returns, straight-talking LPs, tech M&A, Better Place, NEA, Valeant, [...]Continue
New Enterprise Associates stands to make a giant return following last week’s debut of data [...]Continue
GoodData and Box have launched the GoodBox Bash™, a cloud-based app that allows Box customers to process data about the effectiveness of highly-collaborative teams.Continue
Energy storage system provider Deeya Energy has appointed Ravi Sharma, as non-executive chairman of the board of directors. Sharma joined Deeya Energy’s board of directors in late 2012.Continue
The hot new scheme to avoid corporate taxes, a foiled terror plot in Canada, the [...]Continue
It used to be that you had to have an actual company for capture investors’ attention. Last March, entrepreneur and investor Paul Graham upended that basic standard, inviting candidates with no plan whatsoever into his Y Combinator program. Now, Upstart, a 10-month-old, 10-person company based in Palo Alto, is making even Graham’s unconventional thinking seem quaint.Continue
Tech company MetroMile has launched and unveiled a first-of-its-kind car insurance product that charges drivers a per-mile rate for the miles they drive each month. The company has raised over $4 million in funding from NEA, Index Ventures, First Round Capital and SV Angel.Continue
Click on this morning’s First Read to find out more about Blackstone’s new head of PE, an energy gold rush and why America is concerned with getting fat.Continue
Box is launching Box OneCloud for Android devices. Founded in 2005, Box provides a secure content sharing platform. The company is headquartered in Los Altos, California and is backed by venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Emergence Capital Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, NEA, Scale Venture Partners, and U.S. Venture Partners, […]Continue
Curalate, a monitoring and analytics platform for socially curated sites, including Pinterest has launched. The company has secured seed funding of $750,000 from NEA, First Round Capital and MentorTech. PRESS RELEASE Curalate, the leading monitoring and analytics platform for socially curated sites, including Pinterest, launches today — bringing 150+ brands and agencies out of Beta; […]Continue
Green Dot Corp. has agreed to buy Loopt. Green Dot is paying $43.4 million cash, which includes about $9.8 million to be set aside as a retention pool for key Loopt employees . The deal is expected to close by the end of first quarter. Loopt is maker of a mobile social mapping application. Loopt […]Continue
Fantasy Shopper, an online experience that socialises and gamifies online shopping, has secured first round funding led by Accel Partners and NEA. This funding will enable Fantasy Shopper to build out engineering and business development resources and expand into new markets. PRESS RELEASE Fantasy Shopper, a new online experience that socialises and gamifies online shopping, […]Continue
EnVerv Inc., a fabless semiconductor company based in San Jose, Calif., has raised $12 million in Series B financing led by Benchmark Capital. Previous investors NEA and Walden International also participated in the round.Continue
Publicly traded Lattice Semiconductor Corp. will pay roughly $62 million to acquire SiliconBlue Technologies, a venture-backed maker of products for the consumer handheld market. Founded in 2006 and based in Santa Clara, Calif., SiliconBlue was backed by investors including BlueRunVentures, Crosslink Capital, NEA, Apex Venture Partners, TSMC and Atlantic Bridge.Continue
SuVolta, a developer of scalable low-power CMOS technologies, has released details of its Deeply Depleted Channel™ (DDC) low-power transistor technology. SuVolta is backed by venture capital firms Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, August Capital and NEA. PRESS RELEASE SuVolta, Inc., a developer of scalable low-power CMOS technologies, today disclosed details of its Deeply Depleted Channel™ […]Continue
Serious Energy Inc., a maker of energy efficient material used in windows for buildings, has raised $2.97 million of a proposed $33.9 million funding round, according to an ammended filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. peHub.com reported previously that Serious Energy had recently raised an undisclosed amount from GSV Capital, a closed-end, publicly traded investment fund that’s been investing in venture-backed private companies.
The company’s products have been used in the Empire State Building and the New York Stock Exchange. Serious Energy’s board includes venture capitalists John Babcock, a partner with Rustic Canyon Partners; NEA’s Forest Baskett; Thomas Galuhn, a senior managing director at Mesirow Financial; and Paul Holland, general partner for Foundation Capital.Continue
NeuroPace, the Mountain View, Calif.-based maker of implantable devices for the treatment of neurological disorders, is about to close a big round, with some boldface-name VCs providing backing—as well as one big strategic, too. Looks like VCs are bullish on the company’s treatment for epilepsy, which entered pre-market testing with the FDA late last year.
According to a filing submitted yesterday to the S.E.C., NeuroPace is about $50 million through a $62 million fundraising.
The filing includes one big name, from a strategic investor’s VC shop….Continue