WebRadar scores funding from Qualcomm, DGF Investimentos

By Stephanie Rogan — 1 week ago

WebRadar, a Brazilian big data analytics company, secured approximately $40 million reais (US$10 million) in funding from Qualcomm Ventures and DGF Investimentos. Qualcomm Ventures, Qualcomm Incorporated’s investment arm, and DGF will be minority stakeholders. PRESS RELEASE RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — WebRadar, one of the leading players in Big Data Analytics and […]

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Memblaze scores Series C funds

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

China-based Memblaze, a flash memory producer, has closed its Series C funding round at “tens of millions of U.S. dollars.” The investors were General Technology Venture Capital Co and Qualcomm Ventures.

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Swift Navigation grabs $11 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

San Francisco-based Swift Navigation, a GPS technology provider, has secured $11 million in Series A funding. Lior Susan and Pierre Lamond of Eclipse led the round with participation from New Enterprise Associates, Promus Ventures, First Round Capital, Felicis Ventures, Fall Line Capital, Qualcomm Ventures and Lemnos Labs.

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Kaleo Software nabs $7 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

El Segundo, California-based Kaleo Software, an enterprise cloud platform for capturing and sharing employee expertise, has raised $7 million in funding. OMERS Ventures led the round with participation from Karlin Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Double M Partners, Greycroft Partners and Saturn Partners.

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VC-backed Cohesity hires new COO and field operations head

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Santa Clara, California-based Cohesity, a provider of converged secondary storage, has named Riccardo Di Blasio as COO and head of field operations. Previously, Di Blasio was the senior vice president of vCloud hybrid services at VMware. Cohesity’s backers include Sequoia Capital, Wing Venture Capital, ARTIS Ventures, Google Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Accel Partners, Battery Ventures and Trinity Ventures.

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CloudFlare rakes in $110 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

Fidelity Management and Research Company has led a $110 million funding round for CloudFlare, an internet performance and security company. Other investors in the round included Google Capital, Microsoft, Baidu and Qualcomm Ventures. According to CloudFlare, the capital infusion will be used for growth and expansion.

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Siklu pulls in $18 mln Series D

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

New Jersey and Israel-based Siklu Inc, a provider of millimeter wave technology, has raised $18 million in Series D funding. The investors included Sercomm Corporation, Argonaut Private Equity, Evergreen Venture Partners, DFJ Tamir Fishman Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, The Tamares Group and Amiti Ventures.

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MangoPlate raises another $6.1 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 7 months ago

MangoPlate said Tuesday it close an additional $6.1 million in funding from Qualcomm Inc., through its venture investment group, Qualcomm Ventures. SoftBank Ventures Korea and YJ Capital, a venture capital firm established by Yahoo! JAPAN, also participated. Seoul-based MangoPlate helps people find restaurants through personalized restaurant recommendations. MangoPlate has raised over $7.2 million in total funding.

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Matterport picks up $30 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Mountain View, California-based Matterport, which develops technology that creates immersive spaces in VR, web and mobile apps, has secured $30 million in Series C funding. Qualcomm Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included GIC.

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Tenaya Capital leads $50 mln round for Doctor on Demand

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

San Francisco-based Doctor on Demand, which provides video visits with board-certified physicians via smartphones, tablets and desktop computers, has secured $50 million in Series B funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Tenaya Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Qualcomm Ventures, Dignity Health, Shasta Ventures and Sir Richard Branson. To read the post, visit here.

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Mantis Vision takes in $9.7 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Israel-based Mantis Vision, a maker of 3D technologies and solutions, has received $9.7 million in funding. The investors included Formation 8 and return backer Qualcomm Ventures.

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Salesforce acquires smart calendar app Tempo

By Alastair Goldfisher — 8 months ago

Mountain View, Calif.-based Tempo AI, which was born out of the research lab SRI International, announced that Salesforce has acquired it and will shut it down on June 30. The acquisition price was not disclosed. Tempo, a venture-backed provider of a smart calendar and productivity app founded in 2011, raised $12.5 million in venture funding, according to CrunchBase. Investors include Eniac Ventures, Mayfield Fund, Qualcomm Ventures, Relay Ventures and Sierra Ventures, among others.

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Inventure backs Bitbar Technologies

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Finland-based Bitbar Technologies, a provider of high-performance mobile software development and testing solutions for mobile app and game developers, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. Inventure led the round with participation from return backers Qualcomm Ventures, DFJ Esprit, Creathor and Avera.

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Clarifai nets $10 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

New York City-based Clarifai, a provider of image recognition technology, has raised an overall total of $10 million in Series A funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Union Square Ventures, Lux Capital and Osage University Partners led the round with participation from Google Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Nvidia Ventures, Corazon Capital, LDV Capital and New York University.

 

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