Hadoop is hot. So it makes sense that big data and analytics business Splunk is getting on board with a new Hadoop-based application it cheekily calls ”Hunk.”
Facebook may have been the IPO that people everywhere anticipated and then lamented, but 2012 was largely defined by a series of stellar public debuts by enterprise software markers.
Forget about consumer IPOs: The vast majority of companies expected to go to the public markets in 2013 will be business-focused.
August Capital has raised $550 million for a new fund, according to August Partner Howard Hartenbaum. The fund, which is the sixth for the Menlo Park-based venture capital firm, includes $300 million for early stage investments and $250 million for “special opportunities” such as growth equity and buyouts. This is the same structure as August’s previous funds.
Enterprise data software company Splunk has filed for a $125 million initial public offering, according to its SEC S-1 form.