Twilio is a company that has APIs enabling developers to add SMS, VoIP, and voice technology to applications. Twilio has raised $70 million in Series D funding led by Redpoint Ventures and existing investor Bessemer Venture Partners. Draper Fisher Jurvetson also participated in this round. Scott Raney (Redpoint) is joining Twilio’s board of directors.
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InsightSquared is a cloud-based sales and marketing analytics company that works closely with SMBs. InsightSquared has raised $8 million in Series B funding for growth acceleration. The funding was provided by Draper Fisher Jurvetson and existing investor Atlas Ventures. InsightSquared has raised a total of $13.5 million.
Newsle is a news discovery company that has raised $1.65 million in Series A funding. This round of funding was led by Advance Publications. Other investors that participated in this round includes Maveron Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Transmedia Capital, and Launny Steffens. Previous investor Rockwell Schnabel also participated in this round. Whitney Shaw, the president of American City Business Journals, has joined Newsle’s board of directors.
SugarSync is a cloud storage startup company that has raised $3 million in funding, according to an SEC filing. The funding was in the form of a debt raise and they plan to use the funding to hire more product development employees.
Salesforce.com has acquired Clipboard, a website that is similar to Pinterest. Clipboard’s founders said that they will be shutting down the website on June 30th. Existing users will be able to download their data into a personal archive that lets you view your clips and boards offline.
Good Technology is a mobile device management company that has raised $50 million as pointed out in an SEC filing. Good Technology plans on raising a total of $60 million. Good Technology was founded in 1996 and is based in Sunnyvale, California. Good Technology has received funding from Oak Investment Partners, DFJ, Meritech Capital Partners, DFJ ePlanet Ventures, DFJ Growth Fund, Rustic Canyon Ventures, GKM, Blueprint Ventures, and Allegis Capital.
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SugarSync is a cloud storage startup that has hired former Intuit vice president of marketing and business development (Financial Services division) Mike Grossman as the CEO of the company. SugarSync competes against large storage companies such as Dropbox and Google Drive. Former SugarSync CEO Laura Yecies said that she would be resigning back in February. However she said she would help the company’s board of directors find a new CEO.
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