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 and hundreds of ISVs who are revolutionizing mobile application development on the award winning Titanium platform, developed by Appcelerator.
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 a fingertip, knuckle, nail, or stylus, unleashing powerful capabilities simply by tapping the screen with different parts of the finger. Read more.
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, and also what areas are gaining traction within the IT and consumer technologies sectors.
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 and how Sierra delivers capital and support.
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 Fund, the investment practice, and a video interview.
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 Jones (paywall): http://pevc.dowjones.com/Article?an=DJFVW00120160107ec17ay7fi TechCrunch: http://techcrunch.com/2016/01/07/sierra-ventures-closes-11th-fund-with-170-million/