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May 10, 2017

RedLock Officially Launches and Announces Series A Funding

RedLock, a cloud and cyber security player, emerged from stealth and announced their Series A Round of funding. Sierra Ventures is a lead investor in... Keep Reading


May 8, 2017

Falcon Computing Closes $8M Series B Round

Falcon Computing Solutions, a leader in acceleration technology and solutions for big-data applications, closed an $8 Million Series B Round. Sierra Ventures participated with... Keep Reading


May 2, 2017

Bitfusion Announces Series A Round

Bitfusion, a Sierra Ventures’ company in AI Infrastructure, announces its $5M Series A round of financing. In addition, Bitfusion announces the availability of Bitfusion Flex, a software... Keep Reading


March 29, 2017

Townsquared Acquires Voo, Top Messaging Application

Townsquared, a Sierra Ventures’ company and the leading social platform for local SMBs, announces their acquisition of Voo, a messaging application voted Top 10 iMessage App... Keep Reading


March 13, 2017

Wall Street Journal on Alpine Data, “What is a Data Scientist, Anyway?”

Alpine Data Labs, a Sierra Ventures’ company, is featured in The Wall Street Journal article, “What is a Data Scientist, Anyway?” Alpine co-founder, Steven Hillion,... Keep Reading


February 6, 2017

Former CEO of Sierra Ventures Company, Ooyala, Appointed CEO of Zenefits

Zenefits Appoints Jay Fulcher, Former CEO of Sierra Ventures Company, Ooyala, as New Chairman and CEO. Fulcher was the President and CEO of Ooyala... Keep Reading


February 2, 2017

Zaloni Triples Customer Base in 2016

This week Zaloni announced it had a strong 2016, tripling the number of new customers and revenue from 2015. Zaloni, the Data Lake Company,... Keep Reading


February 1, 2017

Zimperium Announces $1.5M Exploit Acquisition Program

Zimperium announces $1.5M Exploit Acquisition Program for Android and iOS to purchase N-Day exploits. By focusing on N-days, or patched vulnerabilities, Zimperium is helping accelerate... Keep Reading


January 20, 2017

RedLock Selected as RSA Conference Finalist

RedLock was selected as a finalist for the Most Innovative Startup competition by RSA Conference 2017, which will be held February 13-17th at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.... Keep Reading


January 19, 2017

SLIVER.tv Announces Partnership with ESL & DreamHack

SLIVER.tv announces a new deal with ESL and DreamHack to live stream events in 360 Virtual Reality. In 2017, SLIVER.tv will live stream 14... Keep Reading

May 10, 2017

RedLock Officially Launches and Announces Series A Funding

RedLock, a cloud and cyber security player, emerged from stealth and announced their Series A Round of funding. Sierra Ventures is a lead investor in... Keep Reading


May 8, 2017

Falcon Computing Closes $8M Series B Round

Falcon Computing Solutions, a leader in acceleration technology and solutions for big-data applications, closed an $8 Million Series B Round. Sierra Ventures participated with... Keep Reading


May 2, 2017

Bitfusion Announces Series A Round

Bitfusion, a Sierra Ventures’ company in AI Infrastructure, announces its $5M Series A round of financing. In addition, Bitfusion announces the availability of Bitfusion Flex, a software... Keep Reading


March 29, 2017

Townsquared Acquires Voo, Top Messaging Application

Townsquared, a Sierra Ventures’ company and the leading social platform for local SMBs, announces their acquisition of Voo, a messaging application voted Top 10 iMessage App... Keep Reading


March 13, 2017

Wall Street Journal on Alpine Data, “What is a Data Scientist, Anyway?”

Alpine Data Labs, a Sierra Ventures’ company, is featured in The Wall Street Journal article, “What is a Data Scientist, Anyway?” Alpine co-founder, Steven Hillion,... Keep Reading


February 6, 2017

Former CEO of Sierra Ventures Company, Ooyala, Appointed CEO of Zenefits

Zenefits Appoints Jay Fulcher, Former CEO of Sierra Ventures Company, Ooyala, as New Chairman and CEO. Fulcher was the President and CEO of Ooyala... Keep Reading


February 2, 2017

Zaloni Triples Customer Base in 2016

This week Zaloni announced it had a strong 2016, tripling the number of new customers and revenue from 2015. Zaloni, the Data Lake Company,... Keep Reading


February 1, 2017

Zimperium Announces $1.5M Exploit Acquisition Program

Zimperium announces $1.5M Exploit Acquisition Program for Android and iOS to purchase N-Day exploits. By focusing on N-days, or patched vulnerabilities, Zimperium is helping accelerate... Keep Reading


January 20, 2017

RedLock Selected as RSA Conference Finalist

RedLock was selected as a finalist for the Most Innovative Startup competition by RSA Conference 2017, which will be held February 13-17th at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.... Keep Reading


January 19, 2017

SLIVER.tv Announces Partnership with ESL & DreamHack

SLIVER.tv announces a new deal with ESL and DreamHack to live stream events in 360 Virtual Reality. In 2017, SLIVER.tv will live stream 14... Keep Reading


January 18, 2017

K4Connect to Bring Smart Technologies to Kisco Senior Living

K4Connect, a Sierra Ventures company, was selected by Kisco Senior Living to bring smart technologies and community engagement to more than 200 apartments at... Keep Reading


January 12, 2017

Treasure Data and Chartio Announce Integration

Treasure Data, a Sierra Ventures’ company, announced its partnership with Chartio this week. Chartio is a cloud-based data exploration solution, and with Treasure Data,... Keep Reading

December 21, 2016

TDK to Acquire InvenSense (INVN) – a Sierra Ventures’ Portfolio Company – for $1.3 Billion

On Behalf of the Sierra Ventures team, congratulations to InvenSense and Behrooz Abdi. “TDK Corporation and InvenSense, Inc. (NYSE: INVN) entered into a definitive agreement... Keep Reading


December 6, 2016

LeadGenius Plans to Expand Machine Learning, ABM Marketing Platform to Multi-channel with $4M Round

LeadGenius combines machine learning and human researchers to deliver a powerful B2B Marketing and Sales platform. Yesterday, they announced a $4M debt and equity... Keep Reading


November 19, 2016

Zaloni and Dell EMC Collaborate on Analytic Insights Module (AIM)

Zaloni and Dell EMC collaborate for full-stack, best-in-breed big data solution. Zaloni’s data lake management and governance technology provides critical foundation for big data... Keep Reading


November 9, 2016

Hired Holds $30M Second Close of Series C Funding

Hired, a San Francisco, CA-based career marketplace for qualified engineering talent,  finalized a $30m second close of its Series C funding. This tranche brought the... Keep Reading


November 8, 2016

Sierra Ventures participates in Joy $4.5M seed round

Joy launched out of Y-Combinator this summer, and is an all-in-one wedding planning platform that offers couples CRM, planning and guest list management solutions. Create the perfect wedding... Keep Reading


November 7, 2016

Treasure Data Closes $25M Series C and Introduces “Live Data Management”

Treasure Data raised this round primarily to support the market introduction of the first Live Data Management platform, to be unveiled at the Tableau Conference this week... Keep Reading


October 25, 2016

Sierra Portfolio Company K4Connect Closes $8M Series A

Congratulations to K4Connect, for closing a successful $8 million Series A. K4Connect provides K4Community, which benefits the lives of older adults and people living... Keep Reading


October 18, 2016

MakeMyTrip to buy Ibibo Group’s India travel business for $720 million

MakeMyTrip’s acquisition of Ibibo Group’s travel business in India will create one of the largest travel companies in the country. Online travel firm MakeMyTrip Ltd... Keep Reading


October 13, 2016

Agent Desks Featured in Forbes.com “8 Real Estate Startups to Watch” List

Nav Athwal, Forbes tech contributor, takes a look at the latest real estate tech startups who “infuse the industry with much needed innovation, allowing for more... Keep Reading


September 29, 2016

[VIDEO] Treasure Data’s Engine helps DashBid deliver a programmatic supply-side video advertising platform

Treasure Data is helping real companies provide value by responsive big data analytics. Their customer, DashBid, gives online publishers powerful Real-Time Selling (RTS) tools... Keep Reading


September 22, 2016

Phenom People’s TRM Platform wins Top HR Product in 2016

Sierra Ventures congratulates the Phenom People team who built an outstanding enterprise solution. Phenom TRM Cloud Platform, a talent experience and management solution, has been... Keep Reading


September 20, 2016

Runnable is now Generally Available as of today.

Runnable’s branch-based staging servers eliminates the problem where staging environments and microservices don’t mix. Runnable is generally available as of today with a 14-day free trial.... Keep Reading


September 15, 2016

Sierra Ventures’ Portfolio Company Prelert acquired by Elastic

Congratulations to the Prelert team. Prelert’s behavioral analytics technology for IT security and operations will bolster Elasticsearch open source project with early detection of incidents, faster... Keep Reading


August 25, 2016

Sierra Ventures backs Sliver.tv $6.2M Round to create immersive VR for eSports

Congratulations to Mitch Liu and the Sliver.tv team for closing a $6.2M round and launching the next-generation beta application for both Android and iOS... Keep Reading


August 10, 2016

Boomtrain Acquires Messaging Platform NudgeSpot, to Deliver Seamless Communications between Businesses and Customers

  Boomtrain, a marketing platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to drive relevant interactions with users at every touchpoint, announced it has signed a definitive agreement... Keep Reading


August 2, 2016

Forbes Names LeadGenius One of Five Essential Account-Based Marketing Tools

Congratulations to LeadGenius as Steve Olenski selects them along with LinkedIn, DemandBase, Insightsquared and PFL as the must-have tools for CMOs. LeadGenius is an end-to-end sales solution... Keep Reading


July 28, 2016

LeadGenius plans to expand its Account-Based Marketing (ABM) platform with $10M Series B

Sierra Ventures is pleased to participate in Lead Genius’ $10M series B, lead by Lumia Capital. LeadGenius has doubled its revenue in each of... Keep Reading


July 26, 2016

NextInput Closes $5.1M Series A1

NextInput, a developer of force sensitive touch technology to enable a more intuitive human interface, announced yesterday it closed its $5.1 Million Series A1 round... Keep Reading


July 26, 2016

Prelert: IoT Won’t Work Without Artificial Intelligence

Mark Jaffe, CEO of Prelert writes a Wired.com article about machine learning and the importance of artificial intelligence within the rapidly expanding IoT world.... Keep Reading


July 21, 2016

Nuance Announces Acquisition for Sierra Ventures’ Portfolio Company TouchCommerce for $215M

Sierra Ventures congratulates President and CEO Bernard Louvat and the TouchCommerce team on the acquisition. This action positions Nuance’s Enterprise business favorably in a... Keep Reading


July 13, 2016

Talent Board Welcomes Phenom People as Global Underwriter for 2016 Candidate Experience Awards

The “CandE” Awards program has expanded beyond North America to include programs in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia-Pacific (APAC). As a... Keep Reading


July 5, 2016

Phenom People Publish Report: “The State of Talent Experience”

Phenom People conducted a comprehensive audit of 400 companies, and uncovered areas in which the majority of companies are lacking in delivering a positive... Keep Reading


July 1, 2016

Wizeline Acquires Rockstar Product Development Company to Provide an Integrated Product Delivery Solution

Wizeline, the leading provider of intelligent software for strategy planning and product management has acquired Wize Services to enable its customers to deliver better products... Keep Reading


June 22, 2016

Treasure Data Joins the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF)

Treasure Data was one of five companies joining the Foundation, announced at DockerCon in Seattle. CNCF’s goal is to alleviate scalability and efficiency challenges... Keep Reading


June 21, 2016

Boomtrain Integrates with Segment.io

Now, boomtrain is integrated with Segment, and marketers can implement powerful AI-powered personalization with virtually no hassle. Integration gives customers the ability to leverage... Keep Reading


June 16, 2016

Johnson Matthey acquires Sierra Ventures’ portfolio company MIOX

Acquisition broadens Johnson Matthey’s portfolio of water purification products and services. Johnson Matthey was established nearly 200 years ago, and is an international specialty... Keep Reading


June 14, 2016

CenturyLink acquires Sierra Ventures’ portfolio company ElasticBox

Deal extends CenturyLink’s ability to deliver end-to-end network, multi-cloud and hybrid IT services to businesses. CenturyLink takes advantage of ElasticBox multi-cloud management platform that... Keep Reading


June 7, 2016

Mobile Data Security Leader Zimperium Closes $25 Million Series C

2016 has been a banner year for Zimperium – experiencing exceptional company growth, recent integrations and partnership and now funding; Zimperium prepares to expand... Keep Reading


June 2, 2016

4 Tools to Personalize Sales Pitches

Business to Community publication highlights LeadGenius as one of four innovations that help sales people expedite their research before approaching a lead. Keep Reading


June 1, 2016

Zimperium Exhibiting at the Leading European Information Security Event June 7-9

June 7-9 Zimperium will be exhibiting at the InfoSecurity Europe in London, showcasing the zIPS AirWatch on-device detection. Visit them at booth H194. Keep Reading


May 18, 2016

After acquiring its French competitor, Hired.com officially launches program in France

Congratulations to Hired.com for launching its French operations, already placing a candidate every 7 hours and establishing an office in Paris. Read more in the... Keep Reading


May 11, 2016

Treasure Data and Looker Partner to Provide Useful Insights to Enterprises

The native integration makes collecting, managing, analyzing and visualizing data scalable. Companies like Tout who use both solutions gain access to customer analytics data... Keep Reading


April 22, 2016

5 Portfolio Companies Acknowledged for Growth and Innovation in Q1, 2016

Sierra congratulates LeadGenius, Nexenta, Prelert, TouchCommerce and Zimperium who won awards and gained media attention for their achievements. (More) Keep Reading


March 8, 2016

Zaloni, a Durham, NC ‘data lake’ technology firm scores $7.5M from Sierra Ventures and Baird Capital.

Published by the Triangle Business Journal. Read more here. “Just miles away from SAS and IBM, the tech titans you think about when you... Keep Reading


March 7, 2016

Phenom People raises additional $2.7 million in Series A

This additional funding increases Phenom People’s amount to $7.6 million. This latest investment was contributed by Sigma Prime, a Boston-based venture capital firm, led... Keep Reading


March 2, 2016

Zimperium wins 2016 Best of Breed Mobile Endpoint Security Solutions provided by the premier source of IT Security Information.

Sierra Ventures congratulates the Zimperium team for creating the industry’s first mobile threat management platform that delivers continuous and real-time cyberthreat protection for both... Keep Reading


February 23, 2016

Computerworld explains Boomtrain’s contextual, hyper-customized email offering

Ben Kepes writes about how Boomtrain bridges the gap between advanced analytics and sending out relevant and customized email campaigns – and done so... Keep Reading


February 18, 2016

Zimperium’s 3.0 Mobile Threat Protection suite now available, gets support from public companies

Zimperium launches first mobile threat management platform to deliver continuous and real-time cyberthreat protection for mobile devices and applications. New release receives endorsements from... Keep Reading


February 15, 2016

LeadGenius Recognized by Huffington Post as 10 Fast-Growing B2B Startup To Transform Business

Congratulations to LeadGenius for bring recognized for their network of human researchers, machine learning and lead database for helping sales and marketing. This accomplishment... Keep Reading


February 8, 2016

Hired, the in-demand tech and sales jobs marketplace, closes $40 million funding round

Congratulations to Mehul Patel and the entire Hired staff for becoming a multi-national company, completing 3 acquisitions globally, and now soft-launching in Singapore. The... Keep Reading


January 26, 2016

Appcelerator, a Sierra Ventures portfolio company, is acquired by global enterprise software company Axway (Euronext: AXW.PA)

Sierra Ventures congratulates Jeff Haynie, Nolan Wright and the Appcelerator team on the acquisition. Since 2006, Appcelerator has amassed a huge 800,000+ developer ecosystem... Keep Reading


January 21, 2016

Qeexo secures a $4.5M Series B funding round to accelerate strategic growth

Qeexo transforms the way people interact with mobile and other touch-enabled devices. Its FingerSense software is the only touch technology that can distinguish between... Keep Reading


January 4, 2016

Sierra Ventures leads NextInput’s $8M Series A

Sierra is pleased to lead NextInput’s $8M Series A funding round. NextInput’s ​MEMS-based ForceTouch technology will add a new dimension to the $20 billion... Keep Reading

December 10, 2015

Qeexo and Alibaba’s YunOS to Bring Powerful New Touch Capabilities to YunOS Devices

Alibaba’s YunOS business unit has selected Qeexo’s FingerSense technology to bring further innovation to the YunOS mobile operating system, identifing how users touch the... Keep Reading


December 9, 2015

Sierra Ventures Funds Clip in $8M Series A

Sierra Ventures funds Clip, a Mexican firm that enables individuals or small businesses to accept payments via a card reader attached to an Android... Keep Reading


November 9, 2015

Hired.com Now Services 3 Canadian Metro Areas, as the Country Experiences Worst Talent Shortages in Recent History

Hired is now available in the Toronto, Ottawa and the Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo metro areas, with Vancouver and Montreal to follow.”Traditional solutions like job boards and... Keep Reading


November 3, 2015

T3 Tim Sackett Reviews Phenom People Talent Relationship Marketing

Phenom People is reviewed by Tim Sackett, who finds 5 important takeaways the solution provides hiring companies. TRM is a new entry into the... Keep Reading


November 3, 2015

Boomtrain and Marketo Partner to Equip Brands with Machine-Powered Predictive Content

As seen on CNN Money, this highly regarded partnership between Boomtrain and Marketo allows companies to develop deep individual relationships with customers at scale... Keep Reading


November 1, 2015

The biggest winner after Halloween? Your Dentist!

CNBC article about how Sikka Software uncovers holiday trends by analyzing 13,000 dentist offices and over 2,000 veterinarian offices. Keep Reading


October 28, 2015

5 Sierra Ventures’ portfolio companies recognized with Innovation Awards

Sierra Ventures is proud of our incredible portfolio companies and their innovation progress and disruptive business models that is impressing the tech world. Congratulations... Keep Reading


October 15, 2015

MIOX honored with Water Management Company of the Year in the Southwest and Midcontinent Oil & Gas Awards

MIOX received the award for Water Management Company of the Year at the Southwest and Midcontinent Oil & Gas Awards on Thursday, October 15,... Keep Reading


October 13, 2015

Boomtrain Raised Series A

Boomtrain started just a little over 3 years ago as part of AngelPad. As is true with many early stage companies, Boomtrain’s initial vision... Keep Reading


October 3, 2015

Zimperium receives SPIFFY Award for “Most Disruptive Technology”

Zimperium, the leader in enterprise mobile threat protection, is the recipient for the San Andreas Award for Most Disruptive Technology, a part of the... Keep Reading


September 18, 2015

Nexenta is a double Stevie Award Winner for Innovation and Leadership

Nexenta’s CEO and Chairman, Tarkan Maner, was presented with a Bronze Stevie® Award in the “Executive of the Year” category, and NexentaStor 4, the company’s... Keep Reading


September 17, 2015

Treasure Data Wins DEMO Traction Enterprise Champion Award

DEMO Traction Enterprise 2015 successfully concludes inaugural Boston conference. Pitches, Keynotes and Exhibits from Innovators, Investors and Industry Leaders highlighted premiere event; Emotient, Greenhouse, Liquid... Keep Reading


September 16, 2015

Appcelerator announces Appcelerator Labs, Same-day support for iOS 9 and watchOS 2

Appcelerator unveiled “Appcelerator Labs”, which allows users to access and guide the direction of new capabilities before they are generally available. The new community testbed lets... Keep Reading


September 15, 2015

Bina places 1st and 2nd in Dream Challenge: Establishing potential future standards for cancer genome analysis

Bina Technologies, Inc., a member of the Roche Group received top honors in the recent DREAM Mutation Calling Challenge, an open crowd-sourced competition and... Keep Reading


August 24, 2015

Nexenta Systems honored for bringing differentiated offerings to market with 2015 Cloud Computing Excellence Award

The Cloud Computing Excellence Award, presented by Cloud Computing magazine, recognizes companies that have most effectively leveraged cloud computing in their efforts to bring... Keep Reading


August 6, 2015

Hired.com launched its Chicago platform, bringing its total markets to 11.

Sort of a “tech company for tech companies,” Hired promises job seekers quick placement, a $2,000 signing bonus and a bottle of Dom Perignon... Keep Reading


July 28, 2015

Zimperium identifies Stagefright bug targeting Andriod mobile phones, Sends fix to Google

Android is the most popular mobile operating system on Earth: About 80 percent of smartphones run on it. And, according to mobile security experts... Keep Reading


July 27, 2015

Huffington Post finds 4 tools that convert social media activity into Sales Leads

Businesses of all sizes, across all industries, now use social media to reach out to customers. Businesses have to find a way to convert social... Keep Reading


July 22, 2015

Qeexo debuts its FingerSense touchscreen technology on flagship Huawei smartphones

Huawei, the world’s third largest smartphone manufacturer, licensed Qeexo FingerSense technology, rebranding it “Knuckle Sense” for its flagship P8 and Honor 7 smartphones. FingerSense... Keep Reading


July 15, 2015

Fortune.com: Treat recruitment like you treat your sales – Build a talent funnel

Fortune uncovers the CEO’s secret for retaining top talent at Hired.com, and a few other important tricks to find and retain great employees. Keep Reading


July 9, 2015

Leading UK Virtual Desktop Provider VESK selects Nexenta software-defined storage solutions to support its portfolio of Cloud Services

Nexenta, the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced that VESK, the UK’s largest provider of hosted virtual desktops, has chosen... Keep Reading


June 18, 2015

Sikka Software raises $10.5 million Series C round to increase its rapidly expanding share of Cloud-based Retail Healthcare

Sikka Software, the leading retail healthcare cloud platform, raised its Series C funding of $10.5 million led by OrbiMed with participation from its Series... Keep Reading


June 5, 2015

Proofpoint Nexgate and Hootsuite See Joint Customers Triple in Growth

Integrated social media solution drives worldwide growth, paves the way for expanded relationship and technology offerings for security, compliance and social archiving. Keep Reading


May 31, 2015

Salesforce.com acquires smart calendar startup Tempo AI

Tempo, the artificial intelligence calendar app for iOS, has been acquired by Salesforce.com. The Tempo app makes it easy to enter in schedule items while... Keep Reading


May 27, 2015

For CISOs, IRS Breach Highlights Tension Between Security and User Convenience

The Wall Street Journal CIO report uncovers the type of attack where more than 100,000 taxpayers information was compromised due to the insufficient techniques... Keep Reading


May 23, 2015

CIO’s role in cybersecurity is rapidly evolving as outdated assumptions put companies at risk

Shape Security, 1E, and ADP speak on the 2015 MIT CIO Symposium and reveal the complexity behind the policies and financial issues that companies... Keep Reading


May 13, 2015

Boomtrain and SendGrid Harness the Power of Machine Intelligence to Deliver Hyper-Relevant Emails

Boomtrain’s predictive engine now available within SendGrid’s email automation and personalization. Resulting in a more relevant, personal, and timely user experience through emails. Keep Reading


April 10, 2015

Nexenta Wins Software Vendor of the Year Award at the 2015 European IT & Software Excellence Awards

Nexenta is recognized for its Open Source-driven community innovation, 100% channel GTM programs, and its strong partner eco-system WW Keep Reading


February 24, 2015

Sikka Software Raises Series B Round to Expand its Retail Healthcare Cloud Leadership

Sikka Software, the leading retail healthcare cloud platform, raised its Series B funding of $5.5 million led by Sierra Ventures with participation from its Series... Keep Reading


October 24, 2014

Proofpoint Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Nexgate, Enters Social Media Security and Compliance Market

We are proud to announce that Nexgate has just been acquired by Proofpoint | Email Security, Archiving and Data Loss Prevention! Great work by the team!! Keep Reading


August 22, 2014

Nexenta Launches Industry’s First Software Only Scale Out Block and Object Storage

Nexenta today announced the launch of NexentaEdge 1.0 – the industry’s first software-only scale out block and object storage solution designed to deliver high performance global inline... Keep Reading


August 11, 2014

Telstra to Acquire Ooyala to Build Leading Personalized Cloud-Based TV and Video Platform Company

Telstra’s Investment Enables Ooyala to Accelerate Growth and Extend Market Lead as Highly Capitalized, Independently Operated Business Keep Reading


May 29, 2014

Qeexo Closes $2.3 Million in Series A Funding

Sierra Ventures Leads Round to Bring FingerSense Technology to Market, Elevating the User Experience of Mobile Devices Using Intelligent Touch Technology Keep Reading


May 6, 2014

Google to Acquire Online Attribution Firm Adometry

Google wants to help advertisers get a better sense of how their online ad campaigns work collectively. So the company is acquiring Adometry, an Austin-Tx.-based... Keep Reading


May 2, 2014

NexGate: Security News from Facebook’s F8 Conference

On Wednesday, the Nexgate engineering team headed up to San Francisco to attend F8, Facebook’s every-once-in-a-while developer conference. Facebook announced lots of good stuff,... Keep Reading


April 29, 2014

Bina Technologies Introduces Annotation Platform to Bring Scientific Context to NGS Data Sets Quickly

Bina Technologies today announced the early release of the Bina Annotation Platform, the newest addition to Bina’s highly scalable and accurate genomic analysis product suite.... Keep Reading


April 14, 2014

Tempo AI and Speek Join Forces to “Kill the Conference Call PIN”

Today Tempo AI, makers of Tempo Smart Calendar, and Speek, the team behind the conference call app Speek have announced a partnership. Keep Reading


April 7, 2014

VeriSilicon Expands Its Hantro Video IP Portfolio: Enables Digital TV, Set-Top Box and Home Gateway Chipsets for Ultra HD/4K

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VeriSilicon Holdings Co., Ltd. (VeriSilicon), a leading custom silicon solution and semiconductor IP provider, today announced the availability of High Efficiency Video... Keep Reading


April 5, 2014

Appcelerator: These three trends will transform how employees use their phones

Some companies have mobile device management policies and platforms in place, but many are winging it, hoping there won’t be a major data leak... Keep Reading


March 31, 2014

Nexenta to Present and Showcase Software Defined Storage Solutions at 451 Research’s Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit 2014

Storage is a top of mind issue for the growing number of cloud and hosting service providers looking to provide large-scale, highly flexible solutions... Keep Reading


March 31, 2014

Microsoft and Ooyala Team to Deliver Best-of-Breed Multi-Screen Digital TV Services for Broadcasters and Operators

Market Demand Brings Together Ooyala’s Innovative Video Streaming and Analytics Platform With Microsoft Azure Media Services to Drive Standardization for Personalized TV Keep Reading


March 25, 2014

Adometry Dominates the Marketing Analytics Market

Adometry specializes in “channel attribution” and helps more than 60 clients—including Citigroup, eBay, KIA, Levi’s and Mitsubishi—determine which marketing tactics lead which customers to... Keep Reading


March 24, 2014

Hired.com raises $15M Series A led by @Sierra_Ventures, eyes international expansion

No matter which way you look at it, there is no painless way to hire talent. For both the employer and the candidate it... Keep Reading


February 26, 2014

Software maker Revionics collects investment from Motorola

The investment arm of Motorola SolutionsInc. has invested $5 million in software maker Revionics Inc. Keep Reading


February 12, 2014

Alpine Data Labs unveils collaborative predictive analytics solution

Big data projects almost always fare better when done by a team with mixed memberships. Unfortunately, most data projects get pushed onto data scientists... Keep Reading


January 21, 2014

SanDisk Invests in Software Defined Storage Leader Nexenta.

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced an investment in Nexenta Systems, a leader in the fast-growing software... Keep Reading


January 6, 2014

Microsoft Acquires Parature

Microsoft has acquired Parature, a customer service SaaS provider, for $100 million, according to sources close to the deal. The Parature acquisition gives Microsoft Dynamics, its CRM... Keep Reading

December 20, 2013

Zimperium Raised $8M for Mobile Security

Zimperium announced today it has raised $8 million from Sierra Ventures to build out its mobile technology designed to protect you from those attacks at the airport... Keep Reading


December 16, 2013

Hired Selected as one of Forbes Hottest Startups of the Year!

On the search for the hottest startups of 2013 we sifted through more than 300 entries, looking at nominations submitted by founders, investors and FORBES writers.... Keep Reading


December 13, 2013

Jay Fulcher, CEO of Ooyala talks to BloombergTV about the future of video

Ooyala CEO Jay Fulcher video discusses delivering content to digital consumers. He speaks with Deirdre Bolton on Bloomberg Television’s “Money Moves.” (Source: Bloomberg) Keep Reading


December 11, 2013

Ooyala Raises $43M Round

We saw a smattering of ad tech IPOs this year, and there are a bunch of companies that are supposedly lined up for next year. Here’s... Keep Reading


December 2, 2013

Ooyala named as one of the Top 100 Digital Content companies

Trying to figure out who the top 100 companies in the digital content industry are? Don’t work too long on it, EContent already has... Keep Reading


December 2, 2013

Treasure Data and Alpine Data Labs make Top 5 Hot Big Data Startups list

Big Data is one of the hottest areas of IT right now. Analyst firm International Data Corp. (IDC) predicts that the Hadoop and Big... Keep Reading


November 26, 2013

Bina CEO Narges Asadi Selected as Top Women in BioTech 2013

No one ever climbed the industry ladder without getting some help along the way. And for women, including many of the accomplished top performers... Keep Reading


November 22, 2013

Alpine Data Labs Raises $16M, Touts Easier Analytics

Alpine Data Labs raised a $16 million Series B round of funding to help grow use of its Big Data analytics products. The San Francisco company... Keep Reading


October 30, 2013

Tempo Adds Rapportive-like Feature to Its Smart Calendar App to Show Relevant Contacts at Events

Smart calendar app Tempo is receiving an update today that hopefully will make it easier for users to contact people that matter. The app’s... Keep Reading


October 16, 2013

Social Touch Raises $10M to Help P&G, Coca-Cola, Other Brands Reach Chinese Consumers Online

Last year, Salesforce acquired Buddy Media for $689 million to become a marketing powerhouse. Social Touch hopes to emulate Buddy Media’s success in China — and just snagged more... Keep Reading


October 2, 2013

Staples Buys Personalization Startup Runa To Square Up To Amazon In Office Supplies

Staples is today announcing an acquisition of San Mateo-based Runa, a specialist in e-commerce personalization technology – one of a series of recent moves the... Keep Reading


October 2, 2013

Ex-Amazon Engineer Builds Library for World’s Software Code

n 2004, Amazon.com boss Jeff Bezos decreed that any software built by an Amazon engineer must be shared with every other engineer at the... Keep Reading


October 2, 2013

Runnable Aims To Be The YouTube Of Code, Only With Fewer Cat Videos!

Before YouTube, watching video on line was a hit-and-miss proposition. There were Flash video players, but many videos need to be downloaded before you... Keep Reading


September 24, 2013

Alpine Data Labs Appoints Bruno Aziza as Chief Marketing Officer

Big Data Executive Joins the Leader in Advanced Analytics for Hadoop SAN MATEO, CA – (Marketwired – Sep 24, 2013) – Alpine Data Labs,... Keep Reading


September 17, 2013

DeveloperAuction Rebrands As Hired.com To Make Recruiting Suck Less For Everyone

DeveloperAuction, which launched in 2012 to revolutionize the engineer recruiting market, is today rebranding itself as Hired.com, and putting its sights on a much larger target covering... Keep Reading


September 12, 2013

The Man Behind Apple’s Fingerprint Technology

Meet F. Scott Moody, the man whose company originated Apple’s fingerprint technology. It allows people to use their thumbprint to securely log into their phones. Keep Reading


September 9, 2013

ElasticBox – A “Best of VMworld 2013” Award Winner

Finalist in Public and Hybrid Cloud Computing Technologies. VMworld 2013 attendees talk about how ElasticBox can solve some of their biggest IT challenges and empower... Keep Reading


August 21, 2013

How Tempo Growth-Hacked the Hell Out of Its App Before It Ever Launched

Tempo launched in February 2013 in the fadd-ish flood of calendar apps. Despite the fact that it was going up against 4,582,439 bazillion (just an... Keep Reading


July 24, 2013

Business Wire: Treasure Data Partners With Sierra Ventures, Raises $5M in Oversubscribed Series A Financing

Treasure Data, the cloud-based analytics service, announced today that it has closed $5 million in Series A financing led by Sierra Ventures. This investment... Keep Reading


July 23, 2013

All Things D: Cisco Pays $2.7 Billion for Security Player Sourcefire

Networking giant Cisco Systems said today that it will pay $2.7 billion for Sourcefire, a security equipment company based in Columbia, Md. The deal... Keep Reading


July 23, 2013

Market Wire: Cisco Announces Agreement to Acquire Sourcefire

Cisco and Sourcefire will combine their world-class products, technologies and research teams to provide continuous and pervasive advanced threat protection across the entire attack... Keep Reading


June 20, 2013

CSS Corp is the bronze sponsor at AWS Summit 2013 – Mumbai

As part of a global series of Summit events, the AWS Summit – Mumbai is a one-day event where you will learn about the... Keep Reading


June 20, 2013

Red Herring: Bouygues Telecom Operator Chooses TouchCommerce

Bouygues Telecom is working with TouchCommerce, the marketing specialist conversion to increase its customer conversion rate. TouchCommerce has implemented an online chat program for... Keep Reading


June 12, 2013

Corrigo Offers Special Incentives for Veterans Joining Work Order Network

Corrigo, the creator of the Work Order Network, a powerful multisite facilities management solution, recently announced its support for VetFran, a program that offers... Keep Reading


June 12, 2013

EE Times: IHS iSuppli declares InvenSense “the most successful MEMS startup ever.”

InvenSense Inc. grew sales by 30 percent in 2012 to $186 million, prompting IHS iSuppli to declare the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company “the most successful... Keep Reading


June 11, 2013

Yahoo! Finance: Adometry and Attribution Revolution Series Coming to Boston and Detroit

This month, Paul Pellman, CEO of Adometry®, Inc., a leading provider of cross-channel attribution intelligence, will answer questions about media measurement and highlight the... Keep Reading


June 9, 2013

How the World’s Most Iconic Brand Was Saved From Itself

Coca Cola had to make sure their vision was well articulated around game-changing marketing, while ensuring that vision was facilitated through structure and process.  Needing to... Keep Reading


June 5, 2013

InvenSense Introduces World’s First Integrated Industrial 6-Axis MEMS SoC

InvenSense, announced a family of 6 Industrial MotionTracking solutions including 3-axis gyroscopes and integrated 6-axis gyroscopes plus accelerometers. With the introduction of ITG-31N1/N2/N3 and... Keep Reading


June 3, 2013

Soon All Development will be Mobile Development, says Appcelerator CTO

Appcelerator’s built one of the most recognized and accessible platforms for building mobile applications, and with last month’s update, the third-party developer tool is... Keep Reading


May 29, 2013

TouchCommerce Wins Red Herring 2013 Top 100 North America Award

TouchCommerce Inc., the trusted leader in online engagement solutions, announced today that it has been named a winner of the Red Herring’s 2013 Top 100 Award... Keep Reading


May 29, 2013

Northern Virginia Technology Council Selects Parature as Two-Time Nominee for 2013 Hot Ticket Awards

Parature, a global leader in cloud-based customer service software, announced today that the company has been named a 2013 Hot Ticket Award nominee in... Keep Reading


May 28, 2013

Gamiel Gran Says Mobility is Once in a Lifetime Trend

SiliconAngle’s Jeff Frick visited Appcelerator’s Mountain View headquarters last week to bring you the full highlights from the company’s enterprise launch event. He covered... Keep Reading


May 24, 2013

Solving Marketing Complexity through Collaboration

With the rapid rate of expansion in the advertising industry, it’s no surprise many companies are experiencing growing pains. A recent survey found that four in... Keep Reading


May 22, 2013

Tiny Mall Kiosks Make a Surprisingly Big Impact

Taking a different approach, American Kiosk Management — a purveyor of products as varied as yo-yos, handbags and sports apparel that is based in... Keep Reading


May 21, 2013

Appcelerator Launches The Only Enterprise SaaS Platform Built From The Ground Up For Mobile

Appcelerator today launched the Appcelerator Platform, a comprehensive mobile enterprise platform that enables businesses to create, deliver and analyze their entire mobile application portfolio.... Keep Reading


May 20, 2013

Pioneering Application for InvenSense’s® 6-Axis MotionTracking™ SoC in “Intelligent Headset™” from GN Store Nord

InvenSense, announced that its MPU-6500 MotionTracking SoC is selected for the “Intelligent Headset™”, designed by GN Store Nord to enable hands-free information access and... Keep Reading


May 14, 2013

Automated Vending Machines: Thinking Outside the Retail Box

Think of vending machines these days, and sodas and snacks immediately come to mind. In the 1880s, this technology dispensed just postcards and gum,... Keep Reading


May 14, 2013

Pogo Storage Announces Nexenta Certified PogoRack at FOSE 2013

Pogo Storage and Nexenta® Systems, the world leader in Software-Defined Storage, are pleased to introduce PogoRack – an ideal solution for government IT managers... Keep Reading


May 2, 2013

University does the maths and dumps HDS for Nexenta storage software

The University of Greenwich School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences has replaced its Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) SAN with Nexenta storage software on commodity... Keep Reading


April 30, 2013

President and Chief Analytics Officer Chris Checco will be a featured speaker at CTIA’s Thought Leadership Conference

Razorsight Corporation, the global leader in cloud-based analytics solutions for Communications Service Providers (CSPs), announced that President and Chief Analytics Officer Chris Checco will... Keep Reading


April 30, 2013

Appcelerator Adds Oracle Support to Enable Massive Adoption of Mobile First Enterprise Application Strategies

Appcelerator has released a module that connects Appcelerator-powered mobile applications to backend Oracle databases using Oracle Database Mobile Server, Berkeley DB and SQLite to... Keep Reading


April 16, 2013

Leadcore Adopts Hantro Video IP

VeriSilicon Holdings Co., Ltd. (VeriSilicon), a leading custom silicon solutions and semiconductor IP provider, announced today that the Hantro G1 Multi-format Decoder and Hantro... Keep Reading


April 12, 2013

Trying out Alpine on the World’s Largest Cluster

Alpine has been a regular user of Greenplum’s Analytics Workbench for testing machine learning on billions of rows and millions of variables. Keep Reading


April 4, 2013

Ooyala Global Video Index: Broadcaster Edition Reveals Latest Trends in Multi-screen Television

Ooyala released today a special edition of its quarterly Global Video Index, revealing the most recent trends in multi-screen video consumption from broadcasters and... Keep Reading


April 1, 2013

Quark Selects Parature to Provide Cloud-based Customer Service Platform

Parature, a global leader in cloud-based customer service software, announced today that Quark Software Inc., a leading provider of enterprise digital publishing solutions, has... Keep Reading


March 26, 2013

Razorsight Expands Executive Team With Addition of Telecom and Analytics Veterans

Razorsight Corporation, the global leader in cloud-based analytics solutions for Communications Service Providers (CSPs), announced today that it has appointed two industry veterans to... Keep Reading


March 26, 2013

Appcelerator Launches Velocity Initiative for Premier Partners

Appcelerator, the only platform built for a Mobile First world, has launched its Velocity Initiative for premier partners. Anchored by the comprehensive Appcelerator Platform, Velocity... Keep Reading


March 25, 2013

Parature Users Conference Brings Together Customer Support Professionals across Major Industries to Gain the Competitive Edge in Customer Service

Parature, a global leader in cloud-based customer service software, hosted service and support professionals across key industries recently at its 2013 ParaFest users’ conference.... Keep Reading


March 20, 2013

The End of Intuition: A Discussion with Paul Pellman

Measurement is a topic that has been top of mind for digital advertisers for what seems like ages, and as more advertising dollars shift... Keep Reading


March 19, 2013

New DNN Social Integrates Communities into Corporate Websites to Optimize Customer Engagement

DotNetNuke (DNN), whose award-winning web content management system (CMS) powers hundreds of thousands of websites around the world, today announced a social software solution... Keep Reading


March 19, 2013

Nexenta Systems-Powered Storage Solution Achieves 1.6 Million IOPS

Nexenta(R)Systems, the world leader in Software-defined Storage, together with its Premium Partner Area Data Systems, today announced they achieved 1.6 million IOPS (Input/Output Operations... Keep Reading


March 6, 2013

Ooyala Named Top Online Video Innovator by Frost & Sullivan

Today, we were recognized by analyst firm Frost & Sullivan with its 2012 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Enhancement for our clear focus... Keep Reading


March 4, 2013

Alpine Data Labs Appoints Joe Otto as President and Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, Otto will be responsible for the overall strategic direction, growth, and management of Alpine. Keep Reading


March 4, 2013

EMC’s Greenplum: These 10 People Get Big Data

It’s not often you see an executive spend a keynote slot talking about another company’s innovations. Keep Reading


February 25, 2013

Code Green Networks partners with box.com for cloud DLP

Box today unveiled new enterprise-grade security features and product integrations that protect the entire content lifecycle, enabling organizations to manage users, devices and apps,... Keep Reading


February 22, 2013

Appcelerator Japanese Mobile Community Comes Out in Force for tiTokyo

Appcelerator is pleased to announce the success of its first community-organized conference in Japan, tiTokyo, on February 16, 2013. Situated in the heart of... Keep Reading


February 13, 2013

Delaware North Companies Brings ZoomSystems Technology to Syracuse Hancock International Airport

Travel Hospitality Services at the Syracuse Hancock International Airport announced today the installation of a brand new Best Buy Express ZoomShop, located in the... Keep Reading


February 6, 2013

Inside the BlackBerry Z10

By all accounts, the Blackberry Z10 is off to a good start……but what does it take to make a differentiated phone in today’s crowded... Keep Reading


January 28, 2013

Crittercism Announces Partnership with Appcelerator

You may know Crittercism thanks to its Mobile Application Performance Management (APM) platform. Now, the company has announced it will be partnering with Appcelerator... Keep Reading


January 23, 2013

Ooyala Delivers In-Stream Video Viewing on Twitter

Ooyala announced today that it has developed a Twitter Video Card solution, in close collaboration with Twitter, that enables Ooyala customers a turnkey solution... Keep Reading


January 22, 2013

Evolve IP Selects Razorsight’s Cloud Financial Analytics Platform

Razorsight today unveiled the newest member of its rapidly expanding client roster — Evolve IP, one of the nation’s fastest-growing cloud service companies.  Evolve... Keep Reading


January 17, 2013

Invensense: GPS For Indoors

Have you ever wished for clear directions for that one little shop in the heart of the mall that you can never seem to... Keep Reading


January 15, 2013

DotNetNuke Releases Extension Verification Service

DotNetNuke Corp. today announced the beta availability of its Extension Verification Service (EVS). This new offering will empower all developers with a simple, easy-to-use... Keep Reading


January 9, 2013

CES: Sunnyvale chipmaker Invensense seeks to bring GPS indoors

Ever wish the GPS on your smartphone worked inside a shopping mall or in a downtown chasm surrounded by office towers? InvenSense, which makes... Keep Reading


January 7, 2013

MEMS tackles contextual awareness

Future wearable electronic devices will automatically respond to the context of a user’s actions depending on whether they are at home, work or driving,... Keep Reading


January 2, 2013

Big Data and Beyond: 10 BI Trends for 2013

Big Data will continue to dominate business intelligence in 2013, but experts are beginning to see a growing sophistication in how companies use it. Keep Reading

December 20, 2012

Pipeline Magazine Names Razorsight CEO Charlie Thomas “Top 10 Trendsetter of 2012”

Pipeline, the world’s leading magazine for OSS and BSS news and information, named Razorsight CEO Charlie Thomas a “Top 10 Trendsetter of 2012.” The... Keep Reading


December 18, 2012

DotNetNuke Corp. Acquires iFinity Software

DotNetNuke Corp. (DNN) today announced that it has acquired iFinity, a website and software development company headquartered in Queensland, Australia. An international leader in... Keep Reading


December 13, 2012

New Version of Alpine Data Labs’ Flagship Product Leverages Power of Hadoop

Predictive analytics vendor Alpine Data Labs has released Alpine 2.8, the latest version of the company’s flagship product that leverages Hadoop and enables enterprises... Keep Reading


December 13, 2012

Corrigo’s Complete Facility Management Solution, Work Order Network, Selected by Jan-Pro Enterprises

Jan-Pro Enterprises LLC (Jan-Pro) has selected the Work Order Network, powered by Corrigo Incorporated, as its facility management solution of choice. Keep Reading


December 5, 2012

Runa turbocharges large European auto parts retailer

Here are some recent highlights of our partnership with Europe’s largest auto parts internet retailer with annual sales of over $300 million. Keep Reading


November 28, 2012

Newly Released DotNetNuke 7.0 Helps Organizations Save Time, Reduce Costs and Develop Advanced Web

DotNetNuke Corp. (DNN), the company behind the most widely adopted Web Content Management Platform for Microsoft .NET, today announced general availability of its highly... Keep Reading


October 23, 2012

Alpine Data Labs Announces Global OEM Partnership with QlikTech

Bundled offering combines predictive analytics and business discovery into one solution. Keep Reading


October 18, 2012

Alpine Data Labs Brings the Power of Predictive Analytics to Hadoop with Alpine 2.8

Release 2.8 of flagship product fulfills promise of big data analytics for enterprises, all from users’ web browsers. Keep Reading


October 18, 2012

Alpine Data Labs Offers Browser-based Predictive Analytics for Hadoop

Alpine Data Labs has announced Alpine 2.8, a new predictive analytics platform that works with Hadoop—straight from your browser. Keep Reading


October 11, 2012

DotNetNuke Signs Alliance Agreement with Microsoft to Deliver Web Content Management to Azure

DotNetNuke Corp., the company behind the most widely adopted Web Content Management Platform for Microsoft .NET, today announced that it has signed a strategic... Keep Reading


October 8, 2012

Ooyala Expands Suite of CMS Integrations for Its Market-Leading Video Monetization and Discovery Platform

Ooyala is launching deeper integrations with top CMS’s such as Drupal, WordPress (both WordPress VIP and WordPress.org), Sitecore, Adobe CQ5 and Microsoft’s Sharepoint. These... Keep Reading


September 27, 2012

Runa and the Angry Birds

Runa, Inc. is pleased to announce a partnership agreement with Rovio Entertainment Ltd., creators of the Angry Birds franchise.  In the recent agreement, Rovio... Keep Reading


September 26, 2012

Composite Software and Alpine Data Labs Partner to Deliver an Agile Analytics Solution for Big Data

The joint solution provides a more streamlined way to do advanced analytics on disparate data sources from across the enterprise. Keep Reading


September 7, 2012

EMC Taps Alpine as SAS Alternative for Analytics

EMC’s Greenplum unit still has an important partnership with SAS, but a new deal with Alpine Data Labs brings big data practitioners a second... Keep Reading


September 6, 2012

Ooyala Fuels Global Standardization for Live Digital Broadcasting with New Innovations in Video Personalization, Discovery and Monetization

At IBC2012 (International Broadcasting Convention) in Amsterdam, Ooyala announced the commercial release of several new technology and analytics offerings for video streaming, personalization, discovery... Keep Reading


July 13, 2012

Ooyala Honored for Best Video Analytics Solution by International Industry Leaders at the 2012 BRAVE Awards

In selecting Ooyala as the Best Video Analytics Solution, The BRAVE Award judges looked for the company that has provided brands with the best... Keep Reading


May 23, 2012

Alpine Data Labs selected as 2012 Red Herring 100 Americas Winner

The Red Herring editorial team selected the 2012 Top 100 Americas companies in Santa Monica on May 23. The Top 100 winners were judged... Keep Reading


April 11, 2012

Adometry Combines Attribution with Optimization

So…my last two posts on attribution systems (MMA and VisualIQ ) were among the least popular ever, right down there with Marketing Lessons from... Keep Reading

November 16, 2011

InvenSense IPO Priced At $7.50 A Share; Shrs Up 15% (Updated)

InvenSense, which sells digital gyroscopes and other motion sensing chips based on a technology called MEMS to companies that make mobile phones, game controls,... Keep Reading


October 13, 2011

Parature Co-Founder and Chairman Speaks at Sierra Ventures 6th Annual CIO Summit

Parature Co-Founder and Chairman Speaks at Sierra Ventures 6th Annual CIO Summit Keep Reading


August 16, 2011

Ooyala Now Powering ESPN’s Billion-Plus Video Streams

Ooyala Now Powering ESPN’s Billion-Plus Video Streams Keep Reading


July 5, 2011

Appcelerator: IDC Forecasts Nearly 183 Billion Annual Mobile App Downloads by 2015

Mobile app downloads are forecast to soar from 10.7 billion in 2010 to 182.7 billion in 2015, according to a new forecast from International... Keep Reading


June 29, 2011

Payvment: Mall of the future?

Online shopping is mostly a lone activity — a person sits in front of a computer or holds a mobile phone, clicks on a... Keep Reading


June 29, 2011

MIOX Ships Large-Scale Disinfection Equipment to Bogotá, Colombia

Albuquerque-based water disinfection company sends two of their largest systems to treat drinking water for 8 million Bogotá residents. Keep Reading


June 29, 2011

PE-Backed CSS Corp Appoints TG Ramesh As CEO

CSS Corp Appoints TG Ramesh As CEO Keep Reading


June 27, 2011

New Cloud Development Kit Builds on DynamicOps Operations Virtualization Platform

  DynamicOps, provider of the first Operations Virtualization platform enabling unified cloud automation and management , today announced the DynamicOps Cloud Development Kit, the... Keep Reading



June 6, 2011

Adometry Malware Lab Identifies New Online Ad Hijacking Scheme

Adometry, Inc. (formerly Click Forensics) today announced that the Adometry Malware Lab has discovered a new highly sophisticated advertising fraud scheme targeting online video,... Keep Reading



May 31, 2011

How Brands Can Make Facebook Stores Pay Off

Last week, investors poured money into ShopIgniter and Milyoni, companies that build Facebook storefronts for merchants and retailers. Many are skeptical about that opportunity,... Keep Reading


May 25, 2011

Marathon Technologies Delivers Major Enhancements to Application Availability Product Line

Marathon Technologies, the leading provider and innovator of application availability solutions, today announced the general release of everRun MX 6.1, the latest generation of... Keep Reading


May 20, 2011

Appcelerator, Red Hat Enable One-Click Cloud App Development

Appcelerator, a mobile cloud platform for rapidly developing native mobile, desktop, and tablet applications using Web technologies, announced that developers will soon be able... Keep Reading


May 12, 2011

MakeMyTrip Buys Stake in Singapore Travel Agency

MakeMyTrip, the online travel service, acquired a majority stake in Luxury Tours and Travel Pte Ltd., a Singapore-based travel agency this week. Keep Reading


May 11, 2011

Revionics Helps Rouses Boost Sales

Regional grocer Rouses Enterprises LLC has renewed the service contract for the Revionics Price Optimization solution for another year, and will roll out the... Keep Reading


May 11, 2011

Alpine Data Labs Raises $7.5 Million in Series A Funding Round

Leading Venture Capitalists Reward Market Potential for Big Data Predictive Analytics, Which Enable Key Insights From Massive Datasets Keep Reading


May 10, 2011

Bababoo Raises $1.5M To Let You Make Calls Over Mobile, WiFi, 3G, AND Keep Your Number

Cell phone bills are expensive, and carrier contracts are binding. We need our cellphones, but that doesn’t mean that we’re not always looking for... Keep Reading




April 26, 2011

DotNetNuke: CMS-palooza! Expo Is All About Website Content Management Systems

Developers and business managers, entrepreneurs and corporate organizations — all will find answers to their website questions at the CMS Expo Learning and Business... Keep Reading

November 8, 2016

Sierra Ventures participates in Joy $4.5M seed round

Joy launched out of Y-Combinator this summer, and is an all-in-one wedding planning platform that offers couples CRM, planning and guest list management solutions. Create the perfect wedding... Keep Reading


March 9, 2016

CIOs Looking Beyond Data Warehouses to Data Lakes

Mark Fernandes, Managing Director at Sierra Ventures, shares his viewpoint on how big data management is evolving, and how Data Lakes are the next... Keep Reading


January 15, 2016

Ben Yu’s perspective on Fund XI Innovation Investment Strategy

Read Ben Yu’s blog article about Sierra Ventures Fund XI, announced on January 7, 2016. Ben recaps the markets they invested Fund X in,... Keep Reading


January 11, 2016

Mark Fernandes’s perspective on Fund XI and Investing in Change

Read Mark Fernandes’s blog article about Sierra Ventures Fund XI, announced on January 7, 2016. Mark provides insight as to what they look for in entrepreneurs... Keep Reading


January 8, 2016

Tim Guleri’s perspective on Fund XI and the future of innovation

Read Tim Guleri’s blog article about Sierra Ventures Fund XI, announced on January 7, 2016. Tim provides insight as to their support of the... Keep Reading


January 7, 2016

Fund XI in the News

Read what the media is saying about Fund XI. Some articles are paywalled, requiring a login to view full article. Pitchbook: http://pitchbook.com/newsletter/sierra-ventures-raises-170m-for-fund-xi FinSMEs: http://www.finsmes.com/2016/01/sierra-ventures-closes-eleventh-venture-capital-fund-at-170m.html VentureWire/ Dow... Keep Reading


January 7, 2016

Sierra Ventures Raises $170 Million For Fund XI

Fund Enables Long-Term Partnerships with Disruptive Technology Startups. SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Sierra Ventures, an early-stage technology venture capital firm,... Keep Reading


November 19, 2015

Jim Doehrman Joins Sierra Ventures as Firm’s First Operating Partner

Doehrman will offer his proven operational and financial leadership to Sierra Ventures’ portfolio, accelerating their growth and value. Sierra Ventures announced today that Jim... Keep Reading


November 11, 2015

Long-time Sierra Ventures’ CXO Advisory Board Member Gerri Martin-Flickinger Becomes Starbuck’s CTO

The Sierra Ventures’ team congratulate Gerri Martin-Flickinger on becoming the CTO at Starbucks. Gerri has been an instrumental CIO advisor to high-tech enterprise startups... Keep Reading


October 20, 2015

Sierra Ventures Backs K4Connect to Empower Senior and Disabled Living

Sierra Ventures is pleased to invest in K4Connect’s $1.9M Seed Funding Round. K4Connect is an integration technology company that transforms senior living facilities into... Keep Reading

November 8, 2016

Sierra Ventures participates in Joy $4.5M seed round

Joy launched out of Y-Combinator this summer, and is an all-in-one wedding planning platform that offers couples CRM, planning and guest list management solutions. Create the perfect wedding... Keep Reading


March 9, 2016

CIOs Looking Beyond Data Warehouses to Data Lakes

Mark Fernandes, Managing Director at Sierra Ventures, shares his viewpoint on how big data management is evolving, and how Data Lakes are the next... Keep Reading


January 15, 2016

Ben Yu’s perspective on Fund XI Innovation Investment Strategy

Read Ben Yu’s blog article about Sierra Ventures Fund XI, announced on January 7, 2016. Ben recaps the markets they invested Fund X in,... Keep Reading


January 11, 2016

Mark Fernandes’s perspective on Fund XI and Investing in Change

Read Mark Fernandes’s blog article about Sierra Ventures Fund XI, announced on January 7, 2016. Mark provides insight as to what they look for in entrepreneurs... Keep Reading


January 8, 2016

Tim Guleri’s perspective on Fund XI and the future of innovation

Read Tim Guleri’s blog article about Sierra Ventures Fund XI, announced on January 7, 2016. Tim provides insight as to their support of the... Keep Reading


January 7, 2016

Fund XI in the News

Read what the media is saying about Fund XI. Some articles are paywalled, requiring a login to view full article. Pitchbook: http://pitchbook.com/newsletter/sierra-ventures-raises-170m-for-fund-xi FinSMEs: http://www.finsmes.com/2016/01/sierra-ventures-closes-eleventh-venture-capital-fund-at-170m.html VentureWire/ Dow... Keep Reading


January 7, 2016

Sierra Ventures Raises $170 Million For Fund XI

Fund Enables Long-Term Partnerships with Disruptive Technology Startups. SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Sierra Ventures, an early-stage technology venture capital firm,... Keep Reading


November 19, 2015

Jim Doehrman Joins Sierra Ventures as Firm’s First Operating Partner

Doehrman will offer his proven operational and financial leadership to Sierra Ventures’ portfolio, accelerating their growth and value. Sierra Ventures announced today that Jim... Keep Reading


November 11, 2015

Long-time Sierra Ventures’ CXO Advisory Board Member Gerri Martin-Flickinger Becomes Starbuck’s CTO

The Sierra Ventures’ team congratulate Gerri Martin-Flickinger on becoming the CTO at Starbucks. Gerri has been an instrumental CIO advisor to high-tech enterprise startups... Keep Reading


October 20, 2015

Sierra Ventures Backs K4Connect to Empower Senior and Disabled Living

Sierra Ventures is pleased to invest in K4Connect’s $1.9M Seed Funding Round. K4Connect is an integration technology company that transforms senior living facilities into... Keep Reading


October 3, 2015

Ray Kurzweil, Author, Inventor, Futurist is the Opening Keynote Presenter at the Sierra CXO Summit

Sierra Ventures is honored that Ray Kurzweil will be the opening keynote speaker at the 10th anniversary Sierra CXO Summit on Tuesday, October 6,... Keep Reading


September 22, 2015

Join us at the Sierra CXO Summit Gala and Networking Reception on Wed, Oct 7 @5:30pm

Sierra Ventures proudly introduces the Sierra CXO Summit Gala and Networking Reception, connecting game-changing business, investment and technology executives driven by innovation and the... Keep Reading


June 1, 2015

Tim Stanley Of Sierra Ventures Presenting At 2015 Red Herring North America Top 100 Event On June 2, 2015

Keynotes contributing entrepreneurial funding guidance and enterprise innovation partnership strategies for faster start-up growth. Keep Reading


March 23, 2015

Sierra Ventures Adds Industry Veteran, Tim Stanley, As Partner To Expand Business Development

SAN MATEO, Calif, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Sierra Ventures is pleased to announce that Tim Stanley has joined the firm as a Partner, leading Business Development, Marketing, Strategic... Keep Reading


February 3, 2014

Tim Guleri selected by AlwaysOn as one of Top 100 VC’s from 2013

As the Global Silicon Valley flourishes, this year’s top 100 venture investors are funding the very best technology ideas the entrepreneurial community has to... Keep Reading


January 6, 2014

Microsoft Acquires Parature

Microsoft has acquired Parature, a customer service SaaS provider, for $100 million, according to sources close to the deal. The Parature acquisition gives Microsoft Dynamics, its CRM... Keep Reading


December 30, 2013

Sierra CIO Survey: Mobile and Security Most Under-Hyped Technologies of 2013

It’s the end of the year, and that means a plethora of stories and lists with a lot of hyperbolic words like “hottest” or... Keep Reading


December 20, 2013

Zimperium Raised $8M for Mobile Security

Zimperium announced today it has raised $8 million from Sierra Ventures to build out its mobile technology designed to protect you from those attacks at the airport... Keep Reading


December 11, 2013

Ooyala Raises $43M Round

We saw a smattering of ad tech IPOs this year, and there are a bunch of companies that are supposedly lined up for next year. Here’s... Keep Reading


November 22, 2013

Alpine Data Closes $16M B Round from Sierra Ventures

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, – Nov 22, 2013 – Alpine Data Labs, the leader in Advanced Analytics Software for Big Data and Hadoop, announced today that it has closed... Keep Reading


October 30, 2013

Runnable Raises $2M from Sierra Ventures

The way we write code is changing. No longer do most developers spend the bulk of their time creating new code from scratch. Instead,... Keep Reading



October 16, 2013

SocialTouch, China’s Enterprise Social Media Management Leader, Raises Series C From Sierra Ventures

Funding To Be Used For Product Development And Customer Acquisition MENLO PARK, Calif., – Oct. 16, 2013 — SocialTouch, the leading social media management... Keep Reading


October 2, 2013

Staples Acquires Sierra Portfolio Company Runa

World’s second largest internet retailer adding data science expertise and Silicon Valley presence Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS), the world’s second largest internet retailer, announced today... Keep Reading


August 21, 2013

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Jaspersoft, Taleo vet Al Campa is new Sierra VC partner

Al Campa, who founded and ran open source business analytics pioneer Jaspersoft, has joined the funding side of the table as a partner at... Keep Reading


August 21, 2013

Sierra Ventures Adds Al Campa as Partner

Experienced Entrepreneur and Executive to Help Portfolio Companies Scale and Drive Sierra’s Next Phase of Growth MENLO PARK, Calif., – August 21, 2013 –... Keep Reading


July 24, 2013

Business Wire: Treasure Data Partners With Sierra Ventures, Raises $5M in Oversubscribed Series A Financing

Treasure Data, the cloud-based analytics service, announced today that it has closed $5 million in Series A financing led by Sierra Ventures. This investment... Keep Reading


July 23, 2013

All Things D: Cisco Pays $2.7 Billion for Security Player Sourcefire

Networking giant Cisco Systems said today that it will pay $2.7 billion for Sourcefire, a security equipment company based in Columbia, Md. The deal... Keep Reading


July 23, 2013

Market Wire: Cisco Announces Agreement to Acquire Sourcefire

Cisco and Sourcefire will combine their world-class products, technologies and research teams to provide continuous and pervasive advanced threat protection across the entire attack... Keep Reading


July 8, 2013

Silicon Beat: Elevator Pitch: Tim Guleri of Sierra Ventures

Welcome back to Elevator Pitch, the Q&A that grills top tech investors on what kinds of deals they’re looking for — and which common mistakes trip... Keep Reading


April 15, 2013

Q&A: Sierra VC Tim Guleri on his firm’s CIO advantage

Tim Guleri’s Menlo Park firm has a secret weapon — its CIO council of advisers that Sierra Ventures consults with regularly before investing. Keep Reading


March 5, 2013

Sierra Ventures’ CIO Survey Report Showcases Top Priorities for Today’s CIOs

Sierra Ventures released today its first CIO Survey Report: “Seizing Opportunity, The Transition from Legacy to Innovation in Enterprise IT.” The report finds traditional... Keep Reading


October 1, 2012

Sierra Ventures’ Mark Fernandes speaks at the Global Mobile Internet Conference

Managing Partner moderates panel discussing the marketing of mobile APPS a the Silicon Valley Global Mobile Internet Conference. Keep Reading


October 1, 2012

“Startup to IPO” Panel to be moderated by Sierra Ventures

University of Texas at Austin Colloquium on Commercialization will include a panel moderated by Sierra Ventures called “Think Like a Venture Investor: What Are... Keep Reading


September 11, 2012

Sierra Ventures Expands Investment Team With Two New Hires

Sierra Ventures announced the hiring of Aaron Tong as Partner and Ayden Ye as Analyst. Keep Reading


January 12, 2012

The Wall Street Journal: VC Outlook: Sierra Ventures’ Guleri On Selective Hyper-Growth

As 2011 came to a close, we asked several venture capital investors to reflect on the past year and give us their outlook for... Keep Reading


October 13, 2011

Parature Co-Founder and Chairman Speaks at Sierra Ventures 6th Annual CIO Summit

Parature Co-Founder and Chairman Speaks at Sierra Ventures 6th Annual CIO Summit Keep Reading