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Opscode raises $32 million in funding, gets renamed to Chef

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Opscode has raised $32 million in Series D funding and has changed their name to Chef. Chef is also the name of the company’s flagship configuration management tool product. Chef has also named Microsoft alum Curt Anderson as their new chief financial officer. Chef will be using the funding to increase their sales, marketing, and engineering team from around 100 people now to 200.
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Job review website Glassdoor raises $50 million

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Glassdoor is a job review website that features job listings and recruiting. The company said that 25% of their traffic comes from outside the United States. Glassdoor has raised $50 million in a round of funding led by Tiger Global Management with participation from Dragoneer Investment Group and existing investors Benchmark Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures, Battery Ventures and DAG Ventures.

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Business analytics company SumAll raises $4 million in funding

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SumAll has announced that they have raised $4 million in a new round of funding from existing Battery Ventures and Wellington Partners. The company also raised $1 million in debt from Silicon Valley Bank. SumAll lets customers analyze data from a variety of services like Facebook, Twitter, MailChimp, Constant Contact, Amazon Payments, PayPal, Bing Ads, and Google AdWords in one interface. One of SumAll’s agency customers uses the service to track over 120 Google Analytics pages and 50 Facebook pages. The company sees sales activity for 100,000 businesses and the total amount of data being analyzed doubles every 45 days.

Gainsight Raises $20 Million In Series B

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Gainsight has raised $20 million in a Series B round of funding led by Bain Capital Ventures. Existing investor Battery Ventures and new investor Summit Partners also participated in this round. Gainsight is a customer success enterprise company that enables customer-driven companies proactively manage retention and reduce unexpected churn. The Gainsight platform uses big data analytics to evaluate sales data, usage logs, support tickets, and other customer intelligence to offer users with actionable insights and recommended best practices.  Gainsight’s software can be integrated with leading CRM systems including Salesforce.com, Oracle Sales Cloud, Netsuite, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, SalesLogix, and Siebel.

Primary Data Raises $50 Million

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Primary Data is an enterprise software company that has raised a $50 million round of funding.  Primary Data focuses on software-defined data center technologies.  Primary Data is developing next generation data virtualization and mobility technologies that manages how information is stored.
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Blue Jeans Network Raises $50 Million

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Blue Jeans Network is a video conference company that has raised $50 million in new funding led by Battery Ventures.  This new round of funding puts Blue Jeans Network at a total of around nearly $100 million.
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Battery Ventures Leads $13.5 Million Investment In Yesware

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Yesware is a startup that has raised $13.5 million in Series B funding, led by Battery Ventures.  Existing investors Google Ventures, Foundry Group, IDG Ventures, and Golden Venture Partners also participated in this round.  Yesware has raised a total of $18.5 million.
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HotelTonight Raises $45 Million In Fourth Round Of Funding

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HotelTonight is a startup that has raised $45 million in funding.  HotelTonight helps users find a last-minute hotel for a reasonable price.  Every day at about 12PM, HotelTonight shows a selection of unsold rooms at steep discounts.
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