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SimplyInsured, a San Francisco-based small business health insurance marketplace and administrative platform, raised $5.9m in Series A funding. Backers included Polaris Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Altair.VC and Corazon Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Gary Swart of Polaris Venture Partners, joined SimplyInsured’s board of directors. The company will use the funding to expand sales and […]

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Adaptive Insights, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based provider of cloud corporate performance management (CPM) solutions, secured $75m in funding. New investor JMI Equity joined the round along with existing investors Norwest Venture Partners, ONSET Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Cardinal Venture Capital, Monitor Ventures, and Information Venture Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Peter Arrowsmith, general partner […]

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Distil Networks, Inc., an Arlington, VA- and San Francisco, CA-based provider of a bot detection and mitigation platform, closed a $21m round of Series B financing. The round was led by new investor Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) with participation from current investors Foundry Group, TechStars, ff Venture Capital, Idea Fund and Correlation Ventures. In conjunction with […]

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Qwilt, a Redwood City, CA-based provider of open caching and online video delivery solutions, closed a $25m Series D funding round. The round was led by Disrupt-ive (with a $16m investment), with participation from Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors, Cisco Investments, Accel Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Marker LLC and Redpoint Ventures. The company, which has raised […]

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Auth0, a Bellevue, Wash.–based universal identity platform, raised a total of $9.3M in funding. A Series A funding of $6.875M added to the $2.4M raised in a convertible seed round last September. The round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, with participation from K9 Ventures and others. The company will use the funds to support […]

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Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP), a $4 billion global venture capital firm, today announced Kristina Shen’s promotion to Vice President. In this role, Shen will continue to work closely with BVP’s investing partners to identify entrepreneurial opportunities in startups aligned with cloud computing, mobile and Internet sectors. Based in San Francisco, Shen joined the firm in […]

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ServiceTitan, a Los Angeles-based cloud-based software platform for home service businesses, raised $18m in Series A funding. The round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, at a post-money valuation of $95m, with participation from previous investors I2BF Digital, Mucker Capital, and AMENALAV Group. The company intends to use the funds to make strategic technical hires, […]

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Homesuite, a Palo Alto, CA-based furnished rental platform, raised $2.3m in seed funding. The round was led by Battery Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners and Foundation Capital with participation from Mike Evans (co-founder of GrubHub) and Pierre Lamond. The company will use the funds to expand operations. Led by David Adams, founder, Homesuite has just launched […]

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Speakeasy, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of mobile-first conference calling software, raised $5m in Series A funding. Backers included Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) and Salesforce Ventures. Founded in 2014 by Reza Mohsin, co-founder and CEO, Speakeasy provides mobile-first conference calling software, which allows businesses to connect, communicate, collaborate and engage with customers and colleagues. Built […]

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Hightower, a NYC-based leasing management platform for the commercial real estate industry, raised $13m in Series B funding. The round was led by RRE Ventures with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners, Thrive Capital, and Pritzker Group Venture Capital. The company, which was now raised $22m in total, intends to use the funds to scale its […]

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Pipedrive, a Menlo Park, CA and Tallinn, Estonia-based maker of sales software for small businesses, closed a $9m Series A round of funding. The round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners with participation from Paua Ventures and existing investors Rembrandt Venture Partners and AngelPad, the latter of which incubated Pipedrive in 2012. The company intends […]

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According to Re/Code, Pinterest, a San Francisco, CA-based visual bookmarking platform, raised an additional $186m in funding. This brought the Series G round to $553m, having previously raised $367m. Backers included new investors Wellington Management Company and Goldman Sachs as well as existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, FirstMark Capital, SV Angel, Valiant Capital Management and […]

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Box (NYSE: BOX), a Los Altos, CA-based cloud-storage company, has teamed up with Bessemer Venture Partners and Emergence Capital to support enterprise software companies that are leveraging its platform. Under the terms of the deal, Bessemer and Emergence Capital have committed up to $20m each. Founded in 2005 by Aaron Levie, Box is an enterprise […]

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Zirx, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of on-demand valet and related car services, closed a $30m Series B financing. The round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners with participation from existing investors Norwest Venture Partners and Trinity Ventures. The company, which has now raised $36.4m in total, intends to use the funds to accelerate its […]

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npm, Inc., a Oakland, CA-based provider of software tools for JavaScript developers, raised $8m in Series A funding round. The round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners with participation fromTrue Ventures. As part of the funding, Bessemer Partner Ethan Kurzweil joined npm’s board. The company had previously raised $2.6m in seed funding from True Ventures, Matt Mullenweg, […]

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August, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of tech solutions for home control and security, raised $38m in Series B funding. The round, which brought total funding to $50m, was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, with participation from Comcast Ventures, Qualcomm Incorporated (through Qualcomm Ventures), Maveron, Cowboy Ventures, Industry Ventures, Rho Ventures, and SoftTech VC, CAA […]

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Betterment, a New York City-based automated investing service, raised $60m in funding. The round was led by Francisco Partners with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners, Menlo Ventures and Northwestern Mutual Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Peter Christodoulo of Francisco Partners joined Betterment’s board of directors. The company intends to use the funds to develop […]