The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now!
Here’s a list of today’s tech funding stories, updated as the day unfolds. Tip us here if you have a deal to share.
Bit9+Carbon Black closes $54.5M investment
End-point security company Bit9+Carbon Black announced yesterday that it recently closed a $54.5 million investment. The series F round was led by Accomplice’s new EarlyAccess program, with the support of previous investors 406 Ventures, Blackstone, Highland Capital Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Sequoia Capital.
Bit9+Carbon Black has raised at least $177.68 million to date.
More: Bit9+Carbon Black
Quip started in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, with 28 employees. The funding should help the headcount reach 40 or even 50 over the next year. To date Quip has raised $45 million.
Greylock Partners and Benchmark Capital provided the new funding. Greylock’s John Lilly is joining Quip’s board.
Under the deal, the companies are investing $20 million upfront and an additional $10 million upon achieving certain milestones related to the launch of Pokémon Go. The spin-off is one of the first to happen under Google’s new structure, in which a holding company called Alphabet owns Google and a number of other ventures. The deal is one of the most significant game company investments of the year, and it gives Niantic some very powerful allies.
PubNub takes in $25M investment
Data Stream Network PubNub took in a $25 million investment. The company said yesterday that Sapphire Ventures, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC), Sound Ventures, and Envision Ventures also were part of the “oversubscribed” series C financing round.
PubNub has raised $60 million since its series A round in 2012.
OpenGov, aiming to transform how governments analyze and share financial data, has closed an “oversubscribed” $25 million round from top-tier VC firms. The raise values the company north of $100 million, a person familiar with the matter said.
Andreessen Horowitz, Thrive Capital, Ashton Kutcher’s Sound Ventures, and Intuit’s Scott Cook, among others, participated in the round. With the new funds, Marc Andreessen will join the company’s board.
Marketplace for business suppliers Kinnek closes $20M round
Kinnek announced today that it closed a $20 million round led by Thrive Capital. Matrix Partners, Sierra Ventures, and Version One Ventures also participated in the series B round for the marketplace.
Thrive Capital’s managing partner Josh Kushner will join Kinnek’s board.
Mobile marketing startup FollowAnalytics closes $10M round from Aspect and Salesforce Ventures
FollowAnalytics, a mobile marketing company, announced today that it closed its series A round with $10 million in its pocket. Aspect Ventures and Salesforce Ventures led the investment. Sapphire Ventures and Zetta Venture Partners also participated in the round that leaves FollowAnalytics with a total of $13.5 million in funding to date.
Hatch Baby raises $7M for its ‘smart parenting’ tech
“Smart parenting” startup Hatch Baby announced today that it raised a $7 million series A funding round. The investment was led by True Ventures and will used to build more tech for “wireless-enabled smart parenting devices” — like its smart changing pad.
More: Hatch Baby
17hats raises $4M led by Wavemaker Partners
17hats, the developer of a cloud-based business management solution, raised $4 million led by Wavemaker Partners, the company announced today. Founders of Mezi Media, Talmadge O’Neill and Harry Tsao, and founder of Price Grabber, Tamim Mourad, also joined the series A round.
Irish ecommerce company ChannelSight takes in $3.76M investment
Ireland-based ChannelSight took in a €3.3 million round — approximately $3.76 million in U.S. dollars, according to CrunchBase — for its “buy-now” button technology. Nauta Capital led the round, while ACT Venture Capital followed. Enterprise Ireland also supported the investment.
Canadian SaaS startup SoapBox raises $3M
Toronto-based SoapBox raised $3 million for its seed round, the SaaS startup announced yesterday. SBNY (formerly SoftBank Capital), Golden Venture Partners, and Accomplice (formerly Atlas Ventures) led the investment. SoapBox says it will use the funds to “expand sales, marketing, and client success efforts.”
This list will be updated with breaking funding news all day. Check back for more.
VentureBeatVentureBeat's mission is to be a digital town square for technical decision-makers to gain knowledge about transformative technology and transact. Our site delivers essential information on data technologies and strategies to guide you as you lead your organizations. We invite you to become a member of our community, to access:
- up-to-date information on the subjects of interest to you
- our newsletters
- gated thought-leader content and discounted access to our prized events, such as Transform 2021: Learn More
- networking features, and more