VC-backed Docker buys Kitematic

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

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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Fitbit to acquire VC-backed FitStar

Fitbit Inc has agreed to buy San Francisco-based FitStar, a digital health and fitness platform. No financial terms were disclosed. FitStar’s backers include Google Ventures and Trinity Ventures.

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VC-backed MaxPoint Interactive sets IPO pricing terms

According to an amended SEC filing. MaxPoint Interactive has priced its IPO of 6.5 million shares between $10.50 and $12.50 a share. The company plans on listing the stock on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “MXPT.” Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank Securities and Pacific Crest Securities are serving as lead underwriters. MaxPoint Interactive is a digital advertising company that helps brands increase in-store sales. It is backed by Madrona Venture Group and Trinity Ventures.

 

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VC-backed MaxPoint files for IPO

MaxPoint Interactive, a digital advertising company that helps brands increase in-store sales, has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the pricing terms have yet to be set. Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc and Pacific Crest Securities LLC will serve as the lead underwriters. The company plans on listing the stock on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “MXPT.” MaxPoint is backed by Madrona Venture Group and Trinity Ventures.

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Trinity Ventures leads $11 mln funding in MileIQ

Trinity Ventures has led an $11 million funding round in MileIQ, a smart mileage tracker. Other investors in the funding include prior seed investors CRV, Marc Benioff, SV Angel and a group of Silicon Valley angels. Trinity Ventures general partner Karan Mehandru will join MileIQ’s board.

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New Relic files for IPO

San Francisco-based software analytics provider New Relic on Monday filed for a $100 million proposed IPO under the symbol “NEWR.” New Relic didn’t indicate the price in its announcement. But the company’s regulatory filing lists the price. Benchmark Capital is listed as the largest institutional shareholder, owning 22 percent prior to the IPO, followed by Trinity Ventures (13.6 percent). Other sizable investors include Insight Venture Partners and Tenaya Capital. Venture-backed New Relic has raised more than $214 million in funding, including a $100 million round in April.

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Digital Guardian buys VC-backed Armor5

Digital Guardian has acquired Armor5, a Santa Clara, Calif.based cloud-service provider that provides secure mobile access to enterprise data and applications. No financial terms were disclosed. Armor5’s backers included Citrix Startup Accelerator, Trinity Ventures and Nexus Venture Partners.

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Loggly nets $15 mln in round led by Harmony Partners

Loggly has closed $15 million in Series C financing. Harmony Partners led the with participation from return backers Matrix Partners, Trinity Ventures, Cisco, Data Collective and True Ventures. Based in San Francisco, Loggly is a provider of log management solutions.

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MasteryConnect snaps up $15.2 mln Series B

Salt Lake City-based educational technology company MasteryConnect said Thursday that it has raised $15.2 million in Series B funding. Trinity Ventures led the round with participation from Pelion Ventures and Catamount Ventures. In addition to the funding, Larry Orr, general partner at Trinity Ventures, has been added to MasteryConnect’s board of directors.

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Canvas leads $12.5 mln funding of CrowdFlower

CrowdFlower, a provider of a crowdsourcing service for data scientists, has raised $12.5 million in Series C financing led by Canvas Venture Fund. Bessemer Venture Partners and Trinity Ventures also participated in the round. The San Francisco-based company has now raised $28 million in total funding.As part of the latest round, Rebecca Lynn, general partner of Canvas, has joined the board.

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Workpop inks $7 mln Series A

LA-based online job board Workpop said Tuesday that it has secured $7 million in Series A funding, raising its total tally to $7.9 million. The investors included Trinity Ventures, SV Angel, Biz Stone’s Obvious Ventures and Cornerstone OnDemand.

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RJMetrics scores $16.5 mln Series B

RJMetrics said Monday that it has closed $16.5 million in Series B funding. The investors were August Capital, Trinity Ventures and SoftTech VC. Headquartered in Philadelphia, RJMetrics is an analytics platform for online businesses.

Mixpo buys VC-backed marketing startup ShopIgniter

Mixpo has acquired ShopIgniter, the latter firm announced in a post on its site. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Portland, Oregon, ShopIgniter is a marketing platform provider. Its backers included Madrona Ventures and Trinity Ventures. To read the announcement, visit here.

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Dynamic Signal nabs $12 mln Series C

Dynamic Signal, a San Bruno, Calif-based provider of employee advocacy solutions, said Monday that it has raised $12 million in Series C funding. The investors were Rembrandt Venture Partners, Venrock, Trinity Ventures, Time Warner Ventures and Cox Enterprises.

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