WEVO Raises $1.6 Million in Seed Funding

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

WEVO, an artificial intelligence and crowdsourcing technology startup, is launching a new platform for digital marketers to test and improve website conversion before going live. The platform predicts conversion testing outcomes, provides audience insight, and helps marketers build a more effective website. WEVO makes this possible prior to developing the site pages or launching A/B tests, which are typically required to test website effectiveness and can waste resources and time.

HubSpot Acquires Motion AI

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

HubSpot, a leading inbound marketing, sales, and CRM growth stack, announced today that it has acquired Motion AI, one of the top visual chatbot builders. The company's industry-leading cross-platform technology enables anyone to create a chatbot for their site, via SMS, on Facebook Messenger, Slack, and more – no programming skills required.

Threat Stack Raises $45M in Series C Funding

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

This is another landmark day in Threat Stack’s growth: It’s with great excitement that we announce that Threat Stack has secured $45 million in a Series C funding round led by F-Prime Capital Partners (the venture capital group associated with the parent company of Fidelity Investments), and Eight Roads Ventures, along with participation from existing investors Scale Venture Partners, .406 Ventures, and Accomplice.

Cygilant (formerly EiQ Networks) Raises $7M in Funding

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

EiQ Networks, a pioneer in hybrid security as a service, today announced that it has raised an additional $7 million in growth capital, bringing the total amount received to date to $38 million. The company has also rebranded to Cygilant™ to reflect its mission and commitment to protecting customers from data theft, ransomware, malware, zero day threats, and more. Arrowroot Capital, a growth equity firm based in Santa Monica, California, led this round.  

Nasuni Raises $38M in Funding

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Nasuni, the leading provider of cloud-scale enterprise file services, today announced it has closed $38 million in growth equity funding led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity (GS Growth), a platform within Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division. The investment follows another record quarter by Nasuni for new customer acquisition, expansion bookings from existing customers, and revenue. Nasuni, which has now raised approximately $120 million, will use the new funding to expand its research and development, customer success, and go-to-market efforts.

TandemSeven Acquired by Genpact

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Genpact (NYSE: G), a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation for clients, today announced that it has acquired TandemSeven, a Boston-headquartered company that delivers customer and digital experience innovation consulting using design thinking at its core. TandemSeven’s ability to design better customer experiences complements Genpact’s digital capability aimed at transforming business processes end-to-end. Terms of the deal are not disclosed.

Aras Raises $40M in Funding

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Aras®, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, today announced a $40 million investment round led by Silver Lake Kraftwerk, a fund of Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, with participation from GE Ventures, the investment arm of General Electric. Aras will use this minority investment to drive growth, expand operations - including Aras’ world-class service and support - and further extend Aras’ technology leadership through development and acquisitions.