LendUp pulls in $150 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 weeks ago

San Francisco-based financial tech company LendUp has secured $150 million in funding. The investors included Susa Ventures, Data Collective, GV, QED, Kapor Capital, Victory Park Capital and SV Angel.

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PatientPing takes in $9.6 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

According to a blog post on its site, PatientPing has secured $9.6 million in funding. Google Ventures and FPrime Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included First Round Capital and SV Angel. Boston-based PatientPing is a network of healthcare providers focused on sharing medical information on patients.

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Flexe grabs $4.4 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Seattle-based Flexe, an online marketplace that connects business in need of warehouse space, has secured $4.4 million in seed funding. The investors included Fritz Lanman, Hank Vigil, Second Avenue Partners and SV Angel.

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IBM buys VC-backed Compose

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

IBM has acquired San Mateo, California-based Compose, a provider of database management solutions for developers. No financial terms were disclosed. According to Crunchbase, Compose’s backers included Trinity Ventures, Data Collective, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, SV Angel and Webb Investment Network.

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Managed by Q inks $15 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

RRE Ventures has led a $15 million Series A funding round for Managed by Q, a smart office cleaning, management and maintenance platform. Other investors included Greycroft Partners, Homebrew, Sherpa Ventures, SV Angel, Steadfast Financial, actress Jessica Alba and NBA commissioner David Stern.

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David Lee leaves SV Angel

By Mark Boslet — 9 months ago

David Lee has left SV Angel, the seed fund he joined eight years ago and ran alongside angel Ron Conway. No explanation for the departure was readily available.

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Upfront Ventures leads $2.9 mln round for Silversheet

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Los Angeles-based Silversheet, an intelligent credentialing platform provider, has received $2.9 million in seed funding. Upfront Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Rincon Venture Partners, SV Angel, Slow Ventures and BAM Ventures.

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VC-backed Interana appoints VP of engineering

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

Menlo Park, California-based Interana, a provider of self-service analytics for event data, has named Rich Sanzi as vice president of engineering. Previously, Sanzi worked at NetApp, where he served as vice president of engineering. Interana is backed by Battery Ventures, Data Collective, Fuel Capital, Index Ventures, SV Angel and Y Combinator.

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Highfive garners $32 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Redwood City, California-based Highfive, a provider of video conferencing device and cloud software for businesses, has received $32 million in Series B funding. Lightspeed Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Google Ventures, SV Angel, Aaron Levie of Box and Marc Benioff of Salesforce.com.

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VC-backed Docker buys Kitematic

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Docker Inc has acquired Kitematic, an open source software tool provider. No financial terms were disclosed. Docker is backed by AME Cloud Ventures, Benchmark, Greylock Partners, Insight Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, SV Angel, Trinity Ventures and Y Combinator.

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Docker acquires VC-backed SDN startup SocketPlane

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Docker Inc has bought software-defined networking startup SocketPlane. No financial terms were disclosed. Docker is backed by AME Cloud Ventures, Benchmark, Greylock Partners, Insight Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, SV Angel, Trinity Ventures and Y Combinator.

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Twitter buys VC-backed Niche

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Twitter has acquired Niche, the latter said in a blog post on its site. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in New York City and San Francisco, Niche is a startup that helps social media stars snag endorsement deals. Niche’s backers included SoftTech, Box Group, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, SV Angel, Advancit Capital and William Morris Endeavor. To read the announcement, visit here.

 

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Dining app Reserve books $15 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Dining app Reserve has raised $15 million in Series A funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Human Ventures Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included First Round, Lowercase Capital, Advancit Capital, Sherpa Ventures, SV Angel, Venture51, Visionnaire Ventures, Jared Leto, Jon Favreau and Will.i.am. To read more about the funding, visit here.

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DCM leads AnyPerk’s Series A round

By Alastair Goldfisher — 1 year ago

AnyPerk announced it has raised $8.5 million in a Series A round that was led by DCM Ventures. Joining the round are Andreessen Horowitz; SV Angel; Y Combinator; Tony Hsieh and Zach Ware of Vegas Tech Fund; Tien Tzuo, CEO of Zuora; and Vayner RSE. As part of the funding, Osuke Honda, general partner of DCM Ventures, has joined the board. San Francisco-based AnyPerk, which helps companies of any size offer perks to its employees, previously raised $4.5 million in seed funding.

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Cargomatic hauls in $8 mln, as it aims to be the Uber of trucking

By Alastair Goldfisher — 1 year ago

Cargomatic, which provides a shipment matching technology to connect truck drivers with those who need to move freight, has raised $8 million in Series A funding. Canaan Partners led the round and was joined by Volvo Group Venture Capital, Rob Estes of Estes Express, Morado Venture Partners, SV Angel, Sherpa Ventures, Winklevoss Capital, Structure Capital, Nicolas Berggruen, Scott Banister, Fritz Lanman and Hank Vigil. The Venice, Calif.-based company had raised $2.6 million last June.

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