NetApp to acquire VC-backed SolidFire for $870 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

NetApp Inc has agreed to buy Boulder, Colorado-based SolidFire, provider of all-flash storage systems, for $870 million in cash. Solidfire’s backers included Greenspring Associates, New Enterprise Associates, Novak Biddle, Samsung Ventures and Valhalla Partners.

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WellDoc nabs $22 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

Digital health tech company WellDoc has closed $22 million in Series B funding. The investors were Samsung Ventures, Merck Global Health Innovation, Adage Capital Management, Excel Venture Management, Alexandria Venture Investments and Hudson River Capital Partners LLCCowen and Company was the placement agent to WellDoc.

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VR startup 8i pulls in $13.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Virtual reality startup 8i has secured $13.5 million in funding. The investors included RRE Ventures, Founders Fund Science, Horizons Ventures, Signia Venture Partners, Samsung Ventures, Dolby Family Ventures, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Sound Ventures, Inevitable Ventures, Freelands and Advancit Capital.

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Filament snags $5 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Enterprise technology company Filament has raised $5 million in Series A funding. Bullpen Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Verizon Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Samsung Ventures, Digital Currency Group, Haystack, Working Lab Capital and Techstars.

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Samsung Ventures leads $20 mln round for EarlySense

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

EarlySense Ltd has closed $20 million in funding. Samsung Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Pitango Venture Capital, Welch Allyn, JK&B, Proseed and Noaber. Based in Israel and Waltham, Massachusetts, EarlySense is a provider of contact-free monitoring solutions.

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VC-backed DocuSign names CMO

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

San Francisco-based electronic signature company DocuSign has hired Brad Brooks as chief marketing officer. Recently, Brooks worked at Juniper Networks where he served as CMO and senior vice president of global marketing. DocuSign’s backers include Samsung Ventures, BBVA Ventures, Accel Partners, Google Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Ignition Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Sapphire Ventures and Scale Venture Partners.

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Sequoia leads $12 mln Series B funding in Rounds

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Live communication platform Rounds has raised $12 million in Series B funding. Sequoia Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Samsung Ventures, Verizon Ventures, Rhodium and Draper Associates. According to the firm, the capital infusion will be used for growth and expansion.

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Expect Labs picks up $13 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

MindMeld platform maker Expect Labs has secured $13 million in Series A funding. IDG Ventures and a USAA subsidiary led the round. Other investors included Intel Capital, Samsung Ventures, Telefónica Digital, Liberty Global Ventures, Fenox Ventures, Westcott, Quest Venture Partners, Google Ventures, Greylock Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners and KPG Ventures.

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VC-backed DocuSign adds HP’s Hinshaw to board

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

San Francisco-based electronic signature company DocuSign has appointed John Hinshaw to its board of directors. Hinshaw is the executive vice president of technology and operations at HP. DocuSign’s backers include Samsung Ventures, BBVA Ventures, Accel Partners, Google Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Ignition Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Sapphire Ventures and Scale Venture Partners.

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Samsung joins investment round for digital signature company DocuSign

By Alastair Goldfisher — 1 year ago

DocuSign Inc announced on Thursday that Samsung Ventures has made a strategic investment in the company, Geekwire reported that Samsung Ventures, BBVA Ventures and the investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board are joining the previously announced Series E investment round, which now totals $115 million and includes Accel Partners, Google Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Ignition Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Sapphire Ventures, Scale Venture Partners and others. San Francisco-based DocuSign has now raised about $240 million in total equity, with its most recent pre-money valuation at $1.6 billion, according to Thomson Reuters data.

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Samsung Ventures backs Phunware

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Phunware has raised $30.72 million in Series E funding. The investors included Samsung Ventures, Samsung Group‘s venture arm. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Phunware is a multiscreen as a service provider.

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Centrify nets $42 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Centrify Corp. has closed $42 million in funding. Investors included Samsung Ventures, Fortinet and Docomo Capital. Also, Centrify has appointed Mark Weiner as chief marketing officer and Ally Zwahlen as vice president of corporate communications. Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., Centrify is a provider of identity services solutions.

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LearnSprout snags $4.2 mln Series A funds

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

According to a blog post on its site, LearnSprout has closed $4.2 million in Series A funding. The investors were Formation 8, Samsung Ventures and Justin Tan, former Blackboard president. Based in San Francisco, LearnSprout is a provider of data analytics for K-12 educators. To read further details about the funding, visit here.

 

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Hearst Health acquires VC-backed CareInSync

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Hearst Health, the healthcare unit for Hearst Corp., has acquired CareInSync. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Santa Clara, Calif., CareInSync is a provider of solutions that improve communication between healthcare providers via a real-time, mobile, collaboration platform. It is backed by HealthTech Capital, Band of Angels and Samsung Ventures.

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Storage Company SolidFire Racks Up $31M in Series C

By Alastair Goldfisher — 3 years ago

SolidFire, a maker of storage systems for cloud providers, announced today it has raised $31 million in Series C financing. Samsung Ventures led the round and was joined by existing investors New Enterprise Associates, Valhalla Partners and Novak Biddle Venture Partners. The Boulder, Colo.-based company has now raised $68 million in total funding.

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