Data analytics company Datameer raises $40 mln

San Francisco-based Datameer, a provider of a big data analytics platform, announced it has raised a $40 million round of financing led by ST Telemedia. Joining the round are Top Tier Capital Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers, Redpoint Ventures, Next World Capital and Software AG. The company has now raised $76 million in total funding. As part of the latest financing, Nikhil Eapen of ST Telemedia has joined the board.


VC-backed Zuora buys Frontleaf

Zuora has acquired Frontleaf, a customer usage analytics provider. No financial terms were disclosed. Zuora’s backers include Wellington Management Company, BlackRock, Premji, Passport Capital, Benchmark Capital, Greylock Capital, Redpoint Ventures, Index Ventures, Shasta Ventures, Vulcan Capital and Next World Capital.


Scale Venture, Next World lead $15 mln funding in Aviso

Scale Venture Partners and Next World Capital have led a $15 million Series B funding in Aviso, which makes software for sales management, operations and forecasting. Other participants in the funding include Shasta Ventures, First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta and Cowboy Ventures, as well as existing angel investors. Stacey Bishop from Scale Venture Partners and Craig Hanson from Next World will join Aviso’s board. The funding brings Aviso’s total capital raised to $23 million.


FirstFuel Software grabs $23 mln Series C

Lexington, Massachusetts-based FirstFuel Software, a customer intelligence platform for energy providers, has raised $23 million in Series C funding. The investors included Next World Capital, Electranova Capital, Battery Ventures, Rockport Capital, Nth Power and E.ON SE. In conjunction with the funding, Tom Rikert, a partner at Next World Capital, has been appointed to FirstFuel’s board of directors.


Host Analytics picks up $25 mln in Centerview-led round

Silicon Valley-based Host Analytics, a provider of enterprise performance management solutions, has closed $25 million in funding. Centerview Capital Technology led the round with participation from return backers Advanced Technology Ventures, Next World Capital, StarVest Partners and Trident Capital. In addition to the funding, Ned Hooper, founding partner of Centerview Capital Technology, has been added to Host Analytics’ board of directors.

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Rikert joins Next World Capital from AH

Next World Capital has added Tom Rikert as a partner in its San Francisco office. Rikert, who blogged about the move (see below), was previously a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, where he focused on enterprise and the Internet of Things, co-leading on such deals as Airware, Dwolla, Optimizely,OpenGov, Shapeways and Zenefits. At Next World, which focuses on expansion-stage […]


VC-backed AgilOne adds two to staff

AgilOne has appointed Ted Farrell as chief technology officer and Dan Moore as vice president of customer success. Previously, Farrell worked at Badgeville where he served as chief technology officer while Moore worked at RightScale. Based in Mountain View, Calif., AgilOne is a cloud-based predictive marketing platform. Its backers include Tenaya Capital. Next World Capital, Four Rivers Group, Sequoia Capital and Mayfield Fund.

Tenaya Capital leads Series C round for AgilOne

AgilOne said Thursday that it has raised $25 million in Series C funding. Tenaya Capital led the round with participation from Next World Capital, Four Rivers Group, Sequoia Capital and Mayfield Fund. Based in Mountain View, Calif., AgilOne is a cloud-based predictive marketing platform.

Tenaya leads funding round for AgileOne

AgilOne, which provides a cloud-based predictive intelligence application for marketers, has raised a $25 million Series C round led by Tenaya Capital. The funding included participation from Next World Capital and Four Rivers Group, as well as existing investors Sequoia Capital and Mayfield Fund. The Mountain View, Calif.-based company previously raised $16 million in funding. As part of the latest deal, Tom Banahan, managing director of Tenaya, has joined the board.

Big data company Datameer raises $19 mln round led by Next World Capital

Next World Capital led a $19 million Series D investment in the big data analytics company Datameer. Investors in the round also include Workday, Citi Ventures, and Software AG , as well as existing investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Redpoint Ventures. The company previously raised about $18 million in funding. As part of the Series D round, Ben Fu, a partner at the San Francisco-based expansion-stage firm Next World Capital, has joined the board.

Big Data Company DataStax Raises $45M Series D

DataStax, which provides a big data platform built on Apache Cassandra, has raised $45 million in Series D funding. The round was led by Scale Venture Partners with participation from existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Crosslink Capital and Meritech Capital Partners and new investors DFJ Growth and Next World Capital. The company has now raised about $110 million in total funding since it was founded in early 2010.

Brazilian Software Company Leads GoodData’s Series D

Big data company GoodData has raised a big round of $22 million, led by TOTVS Ventures, the investment arm of the big Brazilian enterprise software company TOTVS S.A. Also participating in the round are existing GoodData investors Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst Partners, Next World Capital and Tenaya Capital. San Francisco-based GoodData, which helps corporations crunch data generated by SAP and other enterprise software programs, has now raised about $75 million in total funding.

Next World Capital Appoints San Francisco Partner

Ben Fu has joined Next World Capital as a partner in its San Francisco office. Ben will work across the firm’s strategy of expansion stage venture capital investing in the enterprise software, mobile and consumer Internet sectors. He was mostly recently a principal with Scale Venture Partners. PRESS RELEASE Next World Capital (NWC) is pleased […]

NexGen Storage Raises $10M

Colorado-based NexGen Storage has closed a $10 million round led by new investor Next World Capital. Existing shareholders Grotech Ventures and Access Venture Partners also contributed to the round.

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