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  • Monday, July 27, 2015

    Granular Gains $18.7M

    San Francisco-based Granular, a developer of farm management software, said last week that it has raised $18.7M in a Series B funding. The funding was led by Tao Capital Partners, and also included Emory Investment Management, Fall Line Capital, and H. Barton Asset Management, plus Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, and Khosla Ventures. Granular is led by Sid Gorham.Continue →

  • Monday, July 27, 2015

    AtHoc Acquired By BlackBerry

    San Mateo-based AtHoc, a provider of mass communications and collaboration tools, has been acquired by BlackBerry Limited, the two announced last week. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. AtHoc's software helps people to communicate and exchange critical information and video during disasters and other incidents, with customers that include the U.S. Department of Defense and Homeland Security. AtHoc was venture backed by Greylock Partners and Intel Capital....Continue →

  • Monday, July 27, 2015

    MedGenome Adds $20M

    San Francisco- and Bangalore-based MedGenome, which provides genomics diagnostic testing and research services, said today that it has raised $20M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from Sequoia Capital, along with prior investor Emerge Ventures. MedGenome said it will use the fundign to expand its sequencing facilities in both India the U.S. Sequoia's Abhay Pandey joins the company's board with the funding.Continue →

  • Friday, July 24, 2015

    Peloton Finds $17M Funding Smart, Connected Trucking Systems

    Mountain View-based Peloton Technology, which is developing vehicle systems to help improve safety and fuel savings to trucking fleets, said this week that it has raised $17m in a Series A funding....Continue →

  • Friday, July 24, 2015

    Cisco Sells Set Top Box Unit To Technicolor For $600M

    Cisco is selling off its set top box unit--Cisco's Connected Devices Division--to Technicolor, in a deal worth approximately $600M, the company said this week. Technicolor and Cisco announced the deal on Wednesday, saying that Technicolor will pay $600M in cash and stock for Cisco's set top box unit, whic provides video and broadband solutions and services. The two said that the Connected Devices business will end fiscal 2015 with revenues of approximately $1.8 billion....Continue →

  • Friday, July 24, 2015

    Gynesonics Gains $43M

    Redwood City-based Gynesonics, a developer of minimally invasive medical devices for treating uterine fibroids in women, has raised $43M in a funding round. The funding was led by Endeavor Vision andd Abingworth. HealthCrest, InterWest Partners, Advanced Technology Ventures (ATV), HBM Partners, Correlation Ventures and Hercules Technology Growth Capital also participated. Christopher M. Owens is the President and CEO of Gynesonics.Continue →

  • Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Leadspace Gets $18M For Predictive Analytics For Sales

    San Francisco-based Leadspace, a developer of predictive analytics tools which helps sales teams uncover B2B leads and help hone marketing efforts, has raised $18M in a funding round. The funding was led by Battery Ventures, and also included the company's other prior investors. Leadspace's CEO is Doug Bewsher, who was the former CMO of →

  • Thursday, July 23, 2015

    SGN Finds $130M From South Korean Game Publisher Netmarble

    SGN, the mobile game publisher which has offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles, said this morning that it has raised $130M in a funding round. The funding came from South Korean mobile gaming company Netmarble Games, and also included a strategic partnership agreement to bring Netmarble's games to the West, and help extend SGN's footprint into Asia. SGN said that Netmarble becomes the largest shareholder in SGN, as part of the investment....Continue →

  • Thursday, July 23, 2015

    SutroVax Finds $22M

    South San Francisco-based SutroVax, a biopharmaceuticals startup that is developing vaccines for infection disease targets, said this morning that it has raised $22M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Abingworth, and also included Longitude Capital, Roche Venture Fund and CTI Life Sciences Fund. The company--which is a spinout of Sutro Biopharma--said it has a license from Sutro Biopharma for its technology.Continue →

  • Thursday, July 23, 2015

    DotLoop Acquired By Zillow

    DotLoop, a developer of electronic signature and document management services which has offices in San Francisco, has been acquired by real estate site Zillow. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. DotLoop has 124 employees, split between its headquarters in Cincinnati and offices in San Francisco; the company was backed by Trinity Ventures and angels, and had raised $14M in funding.Continue →

  • Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Dropbox Buys Clementine

    San Francisco-based Dropbox has acquired Clementine, a startup which was developing corporate-focused, business phone communications services. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Clementine was backed by Homebrew, Redpoint, WTI, John Robb, Ariel Seidman, Roy Sehgal, Chad Thornton, and Steven Bulfer, and had launched in September of 2014. The company was incubated at Redpoint Ventures.Continue →

  • Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Booktrack Uncovers $5M

    San Francisco- and New Zealand-based Booktrack, which provides technology which adds soundtracks to electronic books, has raised $5M in a Series B funding. The funding came from COENT Venture Partners and Sparkbox Ventures. Booktrack is led by Paul Cameron, and provides technology which overlays a "movie style" soundtrack to electronic book titles.Continue →

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