Anaplan Closes $30M in Venture Financing

Anaplan, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of cloud-based modeling and planning solutions for finance and operations, closed $30m in new venture financing.

The round was led by Meritech Capital, with participation from existing investors Granite Ventures and Shasta Ventures.

The company intends to use the funds to expand in the the UK, France, Sweden and Singapore, to build new data centers across the world and to accelerate the development of its business-user centric planning and modeling platform.

Led by CEO Fred Laluyaux, Anaplan provides a cloud-based, in-memory modeling and planning platform for finance, sales, and operations. Its applications enable business users across organizations to dynamically test and operationalize their plans, manage multi-dimensional models, collaborate across functions and regions, and share insights and content via the built-in community.
The company has also introduced a series of packages for finance, marketing, operations, human resources, as well as a sales performance management applications suite, which includes quota, territory and commissions management, real-time quote, and price optimization.
Clients include McAfee, Diageo, Kimberly-Clark Eastern Europe and Pandora, among others.

The company recently acquired Vue Analytics, its Master Reseller in the UK & Ireland, and opened its European headquarters in Paris.



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