Microsoft buys VC-backed Acompli

Microsoft has acquired San Francisco-based mobile email solutions provider Acompli, the latter confirmed in a blog post on its site. No financial terms were disclosed. Acompli’s backers included Felicis Ventures, Harrison Metal and Redpoint Ventures. To read the announcement, visit here.

 

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Storm Ventures leads $9 mln round for Scripted.com

Scripted.com, a provider of written content on demand, has closed $9 million in Series B funding. Storm Ventures led the round with participation from previous backers Crosslink Capital and Redpoint Ventures. In conjunction with the financing, Tae Hea Nahm of Storm Ventures has been added to Scripted’s board of directors.

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Redpoint Ventures leads Series A round for Memoir

New York City-based photo sharing app Memoir has raised $5.5 million in Series A funding. Redpoint Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Thrive Capital, Founder Collective, Box Group, Lerer Hippeau Ventures and Joel Spolsky.

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Gogbot pulls in $20 mln

San Francisco-based Gogobot, a social travel site, has received $20 million in Series C funding. HomeAway led the round with participation from return backers Redpoint Ventures and Battery Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, HomeAway CEO Brian Sharples has been appointed to Gogobot’s board of directors. According to the company, the capital will be used for growth and expansion.

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VC-backed Infer appoints Herbold as chief revenue officer

Palo Alto, Calif.-based Infer, a provider of predictive business applications that help companies win more customers, has hired Jim Herbold as chief revenue officer. Previously, Herbold worked at Box. Infer’s backers include Redpoint Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Social+Capital Partnership, Sutter Hill Ventures and Nexus Venture Partners.

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Redpoint Ventures leads $3.5 mln round for Riffsy

Riffsy has closed $3.5 million in seed funding. Redpoint Ventures led the round. According to the company, the capital will be used for product development. Riffsy is a provider of an app that lets people find, create and share animated GIFs.

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Parking valet app Luxe drives away with $5.5 mln

San Francisco-based parking valet app Luxe has received $5.5 million in seed funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. The investors were Redpoint Ventures, Google Ventures, Sherpa Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Upfront Ventures, Foundation Capital, BoxGroup, Slow Ventures, Data Collective, Eniac Ventures and Rothenberg Ventures. To read more about the funding, visit here.

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Snowflake Computing grabs $26 mln

Snowflake Computing, a Silicon Valley-based cloud data warehousing firm, has secured $26 million in funding. The investors were Redpoint Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures and Wing Ventures. In addition to the funding, John Walecka, founding partner of Redpoint Ventures, has been added to Snowflake’s board of directors.

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Beepi raises $60 mln in Series B funding

Beepi, a peer-to-peer marketplace to buy and sell cars online, has raised $60 million in Series B funding. Foundation Capital and SherpaVentures invested in the funding round, joining existing investors Redpoint Ventures, SherpaFoundry chief executive officer Tina Sharkey, OLX founder Fabrice Grinda, IG Expansion co-founder Jose Marin, Homeaway co-founder Brian Sharples, former Loopnet CEO Rich Boyle and Silicon Valley Bank.

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VC-backed Moogsoft hires CMO

Moogsoft has named Rob Markovich as chief marketing officer. Previously, Markovich worked at VSS Monitoring where he served as a senior vice president. Based in San Francisco, Moogsoft provides collaborative situation management for web-scale IT operations. Its backers include Wing Venture Capital and Redpoint Ventures.

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Lastline picks up $10 mln

Lastline has secured $10 million in funding. The investors were Dell Ventures, Presidio Ventures, Redpoint Ventures and e.ventures. Headquartered in Redwood City, Calif., Lastline is a malware defense platform provider.

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Electric Imp scores $15 mln Series B

Electric Imp said Wednesday that it has secured $15 million in Series B funding. The investors were Foxconn Technology Group, PTI Ventures, Rampart Capital, Redpoint Ventures and Hugo Fiennes, CEO and co-founder of Electric Imp. Based in Los Altos, Calif. and Cambridge, England, Electric Imp is a platform that connects devices to the internet.

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Axial racks up $11 mln Series B

Axial said Tuesday that it has secured $11 million in Series B funding. Comcast Ventures led the round with participation from previous backers Redpoint Ventures and First Round. Headquartered in New York City, Axial is a professional network comprised of members who run, advise and fund private firms.

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Redpoint backs cloud company Platform9

Platform9, founded by a group of virtualization experts who previously were with VMware, announced that it has raised $4.5 million in Series A funding from Redpoint Ventures. The Sunnyvale, California-based company, which provides datacenter management technology, also came out of stealth mode today. As part of the funding, Redpoint Ventures Partner Satish Dharmaraj has joined the board.

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