Companies

Genesys receives $900M equity investment from Hellman & Friedman

Call center software company Genesys has received a $900 million investment from private equity firm Hellman & Friedman. The funding values the company at approximately $3.8 billion,...

ComScore co-founder Magid Abraham resigns as executive chairman of the board

ComScore co-founder Dr. Magid Abraham has resigned as executive chairman of the company's board. He will remain on the comScore board through the remainder of...

Sprinklr raises $105M

Enterprise social technology company Sprinklr, has raised $105 million in new funding, at a $1.8 billion valuation. The round, which brings the company’s total...

Bloomberg Beta closes $75 million fund

Bloomberg announced the close of a second $75 million fund, with venture capital firm Bloomberg Beta. The new fund will continue building on Bloomberg...

Sift Science raises $30M

Automated fraud prevention company Sift Science has raised a $30 million Series C funding round. The investment was led by Insight Venture Partners. Prior investors Union Square Ventures...

Cambridge Medical Robotics raises $20.3M Series A financing

Cambridge Medical Robotics (CMR), a Cambridge, UK-based private company developing a robotic system for universal minimal access surgery, has secured $20.3 million in a...

Industrial cyber security company Indegy raises $12M

Industrial cyber security company Indegy has closed a $12 million Series A round of financing led by Vertex Ventures Israel with participation from Silicon Valley-based...

Computational pathology services platform 3Scan raises $14 million

Computational pathology services platform 3Scan has raised $14 million in Series B financing. The investment was led by existing investors Lux Capital and Data Collective....

Avnet names William Amelio interim CEO

Technology distributor Avnet has appointed William Amelio, a member of Avnet’s board, as interim CEO of the company. Avnet Chief Executive Rick Hamada has stepped down, and...

CityBase raises $6.25M Series B funding round

Chicago-based government-technology company CityBase has closed a $6.25 million Series B funding round, led by a $4 million investment by KDWC Ventures. CityBase develops technology, designs payment...

Google parent company Alphabet appoints Roger Ferguson board member

Alphabet, the parent holding company of Google, has appointed Roger Ferguson to its board of directors. Mr. Ferguson will serve on Alphabet’s Audit Committee.  Mr....

Bruce Grant joins Violin Memory board of directors

Bruce Grant has been elected to the Violin Memory board of directors. Mr. Grant currently owns approximately 15 million shares of the common stock of...

Cylance says Citi Ventures participated in latest fundraise

Cylance, a cybersecurity company that applies machine learning and artificial intelligence algorithms to identify and stop malware and advanced threats, said Citi Ventures was among the participants in...

Retail software company Index raises $19 million

San Francisco-based retail software company Index has raised $19 million in Series B funding. The investment was led by General Catalyst, with participation from Datalogix founder...

VMware hires Intel’s Linux chief to head Open Source

VMware has appointed Dirk Hohndel as vice president and Chief Open Source Officer, to lead the company's free and open source efforts and strategy. "As VMware broadens its...