Capillary Technologies scores $45 mln Series C in Warburg Pincus-led round

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

Singapore-based Capillary Technologies, a provider of software solutions that helps retailers with customer engagement, has raised $45 million in Series C funding. Warburg Pincus led the round with participation from Sequoia Capital and Norwest Venture Partners. Also, Capillary has acquired MartJack, an Asia-based multi-channel commerce platform. No financial terms were disclosed.

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VC-backed Prosper Marketplace taps LinkedIn’s Barrile as chief product officer

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

San Francisco-based Prosper Marketplace, the parent of Prosper Funding, an online marketplace for consumer credit, has hired Parker Barrile as chief product officer. Previously, Barrile worked at LinkedIn where he served as vice president of product management. Prosper Marketplace’s backers include Institutional Venture Partners, Phenomen Ventures, Sequoia Capital and BlackRock.

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Google Ventures leads $100 mln round for Carbon3D

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Silicon Valley-based 3D printing company Carbon3D Inc has raised $100 million in funding. Google Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Yuri Milner, Reinet Fund, Sequoia Capital, Silver Lake Kraftwerk and Northgate Capital.

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Aricent acquires SmartPlay for $180 mln

By Alastair Goldfisher — 6 months ago

Venture-backed Aricent, a Redwood City, Calif.-based provider of product engineer services, has acquired SmartPlay, a chip design services company based in India, for a reported $180 million. The acquisition bolster’s Aricent’s R&D efforts in software, hardware and network products for the Internet of Things. Aricent has raised funding from KKR and Sequoia Capital.

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GitHub racks up $250 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

San Francisco-based GitHub, a social network for programmers, has raised $250 million in Series B funding, confirmed a spokesperson for the company. Sequoia Capital led the round with participation from Andreessen Horowitz, Thrive Capital and Institutional Venture Partners.

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Behalf grabs $119 mln Series B in MissionOG-led round

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

New York City-based Behalf, a payments platform aimed at small and mid-sized businesses, has secured $119 million in Series B funding. MissionOG led the round with participation from Victory Park Capital, Maverick Ventures, Spark Capital and Sequoia Capital. In addition to the funding, Gene Lockhart, chair of MissionOG and former Mastercard CEO, has been added to Behalf’s board.

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Visa backs VC-backed payments startup Stripe

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Visa Inc has made an undisclosed investment in Stripe, a mobile and online payment provider. According to Crunchbase, Stripe’s backers include Sequoia Capital, Thrive Capital, Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and General Catalyst Partners.

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MedGenome nets $20 mln from Sequoia

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Genome research services and diagnostics provider MedGenome has raised $20 million in Series B funding. The investor was Sequoia Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Abhay Pandey of Sequoia Capital has been appointed to MedGenome’s board of directors.

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Sequoia backs La Renon

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

India-based La Renon Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, a pharmaceutical research, marketing and manufacturing company, has secured INR 100 crore in Series A funding. The investor was Sequoia Capital.

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PicsArt inks $15 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

San Francisco-based PicsArt, a photo editing and drawing app, has secured $15 million in funding. The investors were Insight Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital. According to the company, the capital will be used for global expansion and to develop new tools.

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HireVue racks up $45 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Team Acceleration platform HireVue has raised $45 million in funding. Technology Crossover Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Sequoia Capital, Granite Ventures, Investor Growth Capital, Peterson Ventures and Rose Park Advisors’ Disruptive Innovation Fund. In addition to the funding, Nari Ansari, a principal at TCV, has been added to HireVue’s board of directors.

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