Flash storage startup Virident Systems pulls in $26M, brings on a new CEO

Venture capitalists are clambering to fund flash storage startups, the new wave of technologies that are disrupting the traditional data center. The latest announcement comes from Virident Systems, a Milpitas, California-based company which had no trouble raising $26 million dollars in fourth round funding led by Mitsui Global Investors.

AddThis creator closes $20M in series D

Clearspring Technologies, the creator of the AddThis social content sharing platform, can now add this to its list of accomplishments: $20 million in series D funding in a round led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP).Clearspring’s existing investors also participated in the round.