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3D design company Loft raises $13 million

Loft, developer of the rooomy 3D design platform which offers a virtual staging solution for real estate agents and retailers, has finalized its privatization and $13 million series B round of funding. The investment was led by Antimeridian, and...

Video distribution and content discovery platform Vemba raises $5 million

Toronto-based Vemba, a company that provides a video distribution and content discovery platform for publishers, has raised $5 million in series A funding from Upfront Ventures and Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, with participation from the Enterprise Fund at the...

Verodin closes $10 million Series A round

Verodin, a software company based in Reston, VA, that enables organizations to simulate cyber attacks within live production environments, has closed $10 million in Series A funding. Blackstone, Rally Ventures, Crosslink Capital and Cisco Investments participated in the financing.

Orbital Insight Raises $20M Series B round led by GV

Geospatial big data company Orbital Insight has raised $15 million in a Series B round led by GV (formerly Google Ventures), with participation from CME Ventures, and existing investors Sequoia Capital, Lux Capital, and Bloomberg Beta. Together with an investment and...

Citadel taps Morgan Stanley CIO Steven Lieblich for CTO role

Global investment firm Citadel has appointed Steven Lieblich as chief technology officer of the company's hedge fund business. A 30-year veteran of Morgan Stanley, Mr. Lieblich has served in a series of senior technology roles, most recently as Morgan Stanley's chief information officer....

Resin.io raises $9M

Resin.io, a Seattle-based company that provides a DevOps management platform for connected devices for Linux-based developers, has secured $9 million in funding. DFJ, GE Ventures, Ericsson, and Aspect Ventures participated in the funding round. The new round of funding will be...

Arevo raises $7M Series A round

Arevo, a Santa Clara, California-based company that develops technology to enable direct digital additive manufacturing of ultra-strong composite parts for end-use applications, has raised a $7 million Series A funding round led by Khosla Ventures. Vijit Sabnis from Khosla Ventures will join...

Xerox adds Icahn Capital managing director to board

Xerox and Carl Icahn have entered into an agreement under which Jonathan Christodoro, managing director of Icahn Capital, Xerox’s largest shareholder, has been appointed to the Xerox board. Mr. Christodoro will also join the board’s corporate governance committee and...

IoT platform provider Ayla Networks raises $39 million

Ayla Networks has raised $39 million in a Series C financing round. The investment was led by Ants Capital, and co-led by 3NOD. Mitsui and Acorn Pacific also participated in the round, along with existing investors Cisco Investments, Crosslink Capital, International Finance Corp., Linear...

SpringCM raises $17.5 million

SpringCM, a sales contract management solution for Salesforce customers, has received $17.5 million in funding. Existing investors Foundation Capital, North Bridge Venture Partners, Bluestem Capital and Square 1 Financial was joined by Panorama Partners and Wellington Financial in the...

Prinova raises $17M

Prinova, a Toronto, Canada-based company that provides customer communications management (CCM) solutions, has raised $17 million from Boston-based growth equity firm Volition Capital. Volition Capital managing partner Roger Hurwitz will be joining the Prinova board.

SecurityScorecard raises $20 million; GV leads investment

Cybersecurity company SecurityScorecard has raised $20 million in Series B funding. The financing round was led by GV (formerly Google Ventures) with participation from existing investors Sequoia Capital, Evolution Equity Partners, Boldstart Ventures, as well as new investor Two Sigma Ventures. As part of...

Narvar raises $22 million Series B round

Narvar, a San Bruno, California-based customer experience company has raised a $22 million Series B funding round, led by Battery Ventures and supported by Fung Capital, Accel Partners and Freestyle Capital. Roger Lee, general partner of Battery Ventures will...

Facebook just hired Google Fiber co-founder Kevin Lo

Facebook has hired Kevin Lo, former general manager of Google Fiber, as Director of Infrastructure Connectivity and Investments. In his new role, he will help shape Facebook's strategy and investments to build wireless technologies and ecosystems. Mr. Lo announced the appointment...

Xerox appoints Jeff Jacobson Chief Executive

The Xerox board has appointed Jeff Jacobson to be chief executive of the company, following its planned separation into two publicly traded companies. Mr. Jacobson currently serves as president of Xerox Technology, and will continue in his current role until the...