IFTTT (If This Then That) is an automation startup that has raised $30 million in Series B funding led by Norwest Venture Partners. The company has raised a total of $39 million. Norwest Venture Partners general partner Josh Goldman will be joining IFTTT’s board of directors. IFTTT is planning to double its engineering team. IFTTT will also move into a larger office.
Pluralsight is an online training service for technology professionals that has raised $135 million in Series B funding. Pluralsight has raised a total of $165 million in total. This round of funding was led by existing investor Insight Venture Partners with participation from ICONIQ Capital and Sorenson Capital.
Nutanix, a web-scale converged infrastructure company, has raised $140 million in Series E funding with a valuation of over $2 billion. Nutanix has raised a total of $312 million. Nutanix will be using the funding to invest in sales, research/development, and customer support.
Snapchat has reportedly received $20 million in funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. This round of funding is reportedly giving Snapchat a $10 billion valuation. Several weeks ago, there were rumors that Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba was interested in putting money into Snapchat. Snapchat reportedly turned down $3 billion from Facebook.
ZipRecruiter is a job listing website based in Santa Monica that makes tasks easier for recruiters that has raised $63 million in funding. ZipRecruiter users can simultaneously post job listings to 50 different websites like Monster, Indeed, and Craigslist.
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has acquired a visual effects cloud company called Zync. Zync worked on movies like Star Trek and Looper. The terms of the deal were undisclosed.