Upfront Re-Ups On Datasift

Los Angeles-based venture investor Upfront Ventures has re-upped its investment in San Francisco-based social data provider Datasift. Datasift said it raised $42M Tuesday morning, led by Insight Venture Partners and also including prior investors Scale Venture Partners, Upfront Ventures, IA Ventures, Northgate Capital, Daher Capital and Cendana Capital. Upfront led Datasift's first round, back in 2011, when it was known as GRP Partners. Datasift was one of the first Twitter-themed investments made by GRP at the time. More information »