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Employee engagement platform Glint grabs $15.5 mln

Redwood City, California-based Glint, a real-time employee engagement platform, has secured $15.5 million in funding. Norwest Venture Partners and Shasta Ventures led the round. In conjunction with the funding, Jeff Crowe, a managing partner at Norwest Venture Partners and Jason Pressman, a managing director at Shasta Ventures, have joined Glint’s board of directors.

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Fetch Robotics nets $3 mln Series A

San Jose, California-based Fetch Robotics, which is building robots for the logistics sector, has closed $3 million in Series A funding. The investors were O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and Shasta Ventures. Also, the company has appointed Melonee Wise as its CEO. Wise is the former CEO and co-founder of Unbounded Robotics.

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SteelBrick snags $18 mln Series B

SteelBrick, a provider of sales quotes, has raised $18 million in Series B funding. Shasta Ventures led the round with participation from Emergence Capital and Salesforce Ventures.

Shasta Ventures promotes Flynn to MD

Shasta Ventures has promoted Sean Flynn to managing director. Prior to joining Shasta, Flynn worked at Yahoo where he was a senior director of business development and business operations.

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VC-backed CloudPassage recruits Thomas as CEO

San Francisco-based cybersecurity company CloudPassage has named Robert Thomas as CEO. Thomas will also join the board of directors. Previously, Thomas worked at Infloblox where he served as CEO. In addition to this appointment, CloudPassage has tapped founding CEO Carson Sweet as chief strategy officer and board chairman. CloudPassage’s backers include Benchmark Capital, Meritech Capital Partners, Tenaya Capital, Shasta Ventures and Musea Ventures.

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Dating social network Hinge grabs $12 mln Series A

Dating social network Hinge has closed $12 million in Series A funding. Shasta Ventures led the round with participation from return backers Lowercase, Great Oaks, Eniac and CAA Ventures. Also, Tod Francis, a partner at Shasta, will be joining Hinge’s board.

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Referral marketing platform Extole snags $14 mln Series C

San Francisco-based referral marketing platform Extole has raised $14 million in Series C funding. Scale Venture Partners led the round with participation from Norwest Venture Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Shasta Ventures and Trident Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Stacey Bishop, a partner at ScaleVP, has been added to Extole’s board of directors.

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Taxi app Flywheel pulls in $12 mln

Taxi app Flywheel has closed $12 million in Series C funding. The investors were TCW/Craton, Rockport Capital and Shasta Ventures. According to the firm, the capital will be used for growth and expansion.

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Shasta Ventures leads Series A round for Bloc

San Francisco-based Bloc, an online bootcamp for software development and design, has received $6 million in Series A funding. Shasta Ventures led the round. According to the company, the capital will be used to expand its programs and develop new courses.

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Roth Capital leads $14 mln round for LiquidSpace

LiquidSpace has secured $14 million in Series C funding. Roth Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Shasta Ventures, Black Diamond Ventures and Lucas Venture Group. Also, the company has named Chuck Drake as vice president of marketing. LiquidSpace is a real-time marketplace for professional meeting and office spaces.

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Fountain raises $4 mln from Shasta, First Round

Fountain said it raised $4 million of Series A financing in a round led by Shasta Ventures and joined by First Round Capital. The two firms had backed Fountain founder Aaron Patzer at his previous company, Mint.com. Fountain, an app that connects homeowners to experts on home and garden projects, will open its beta trial to a few thousand users on October 25.

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Split Rock Partners leads $12 mln round for VoloMetrix

VoloMetrix, a Seattle-based people analytics software firm, has closed $12 million in Series B funding. Split Rock Partners led the round with participation from Shasta Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Jim Simons, founder and managing director at Split Rock Partners, has been appointed to the VoloMetrix board of directors.

Poppin bags $17 mln Series C

Office products retailer Poppin has closed $17 million in Series C funding. The investors were West Capital Partners, Fifth Third Capital Holdings, Shasta Ventures, First Round Capital and Chris Burch.

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Doctor On Demand pulls in $21 mln Series A

Doctor On Demand has raised $21 million in Series A financing. Venrock led the round with participation from Shasta Ventures and Sir Richard Branson. In addition to the funding, Bryan Roberts of Venrock has been added to the firm’s board of directors. Based in San Francisco, Doctor On Demand provides video visits with board-certified physicians via smartphones, tablets and desktop computers.

Shasta Ventures backs Leanplum

Leanplum has closed $4.8 million in funding from Shasta Ventures. Based in San Francisco, Leanplum is a provider of optimization solutions for mobile apps.

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