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  • Marketo Founder Raises $10M For Engagio, His B2B Sequel

    Marketo Founder Raises $10M For Engagio, His B2B Sequel

    Jon Miller has already built a solid marketing automation tool in the form of Marketo, which went public in May of 2013 and currently has a market cap of more than $1 billion. So it makes sense for him to tackle the same space with a different product. Meet Engagio. The company, which offers account-based marketing for businesses, is not even in beta yet, but that hasn’t stopped… Read More

  • Veradocs, Renamed Vera, Wants To Protect All Data

    Veradocs, Renamed Vera, Wants To Protect All Data

    Veradocs came out of stealth today, renaming itself Vera to reflect the fact it doesn’t just protect documents on the move, but other types of data as well. The company, which has been working toward this day for some time, announced $14M in Series A funding last November. At the time, Vera was in Beta working with a small set of customers, but today it announced general… Read More

  • Sprinklr Buys Get Satisfaction To Add Customer Feedback To Its Social Media Platform

    Sprinklr Buys Get Satisfaction To Add Customer Feedback To Its Social Media Platform

    Sprinklr, the social media management company that vaulted into the “unicorn club” last month after it raised $46m on a $1b+ valuation, is making an acquisition to expand into a new area, customer feedback. It is buying Get Satisfaction, makers of a platform that lets businesses connect with customers online and get feedback on their sites. Terms of the deal have not been… Read More

  • Palerra Snags $17M To Automate Cloud Security

    Palerra Snags $17M To Automate Cloud Security

    Palerra, a cloud security startup, announced $17M in funding today as it continues to build its cloud security automation business. The round was led by new investors August Capital with current investors Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), Wing Venture Capital and Engineering Capital also participating. Today’s money brings the total investment to $25M. The cloud service was founded in… Read More

  • Find Out Who An Email Address Belongs To With Clearbit

    Find Out Who An Email Address Belongs To With Clearbit

    Is this person important? It can be tough to tell from just an email address, but it’s a critical question for businesses vetting sales leads. Figuring it out usually meant wasting time digging yourself, or working with shady data provider. Clearbit wants to make learning who’s behind an email address or company domain name squeaky clean and super simple. With a $2 million seed… Read More

  • CoreOS Raises $12M Funding Round Led By Google Ventures To Bring Kubernetes To The Enterprise

    CoreOS Raises $12M Funding Round Led By Google Ventures To Bring Kubernetes To The Enterprise

    CoreOS, a Docker-centric Linux distribution for large-scale server deployments, today announced that it has raised a $12 million funding round led by Google Ventures with participation by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Fuel Capital and Accel Partners. This new round brings the company’s total funding to $20 million. In addition, CoreOS is also launching Tectonic today. This… Read More

  • The Cloud Could Be Your Best Security Bet

    The Cloud Could Be Your Best Security Bet

    In fact, if a cloud service has proper controls, it could be safer than running your own datacenter. Amazon, Google, Salesforce and Box to a company have much more at stake when it comes to security. A breach could prove devastating to their businesses. That could be why it’s hard to come up with a major security snafu involving a cloud provider. Other than the Jennifer Lawrence… Read More

  • OpenStack Market Consolidation Continues As Nebula Shuts Its Doors

    OpenStack Market Consolidation Continues As Nebula Shuts Its Doors

    Nebula, makers of an OpenStack appliance designed to simplify the complexities of installing an OpenStack instance, shut its doors yesterday. The company announced it was shutting down with a statement that appears on its website with a date of April 1, 2015. It does not appear that this is a prank. It is with an extremely heavy heart that we announce that today, April 1, 2015, Nebula is… Read More

  • LinkedIn Buys Refresh.io To Add Predictive Insights To Its Products

    LinkedIn Buys Refresh.io To Add Predictive Insights To Its Products

    LinkedIn, the social network for professionals with nearly 350 million users, has been making a push into the area of anticipatory computing, where it predicts what kind of information you need to know, when you need it. Today comes the latest development in that strategy: The company has acquired and will be closing down Refresh.io, a startup and iOS app of the same name that surfaces… Read More

  • Check Point Snags Israeli Mobile Security Company Lacoon

    Check Point Snags Israeli Mobile Security Company Lacoon

    Check Point Software Technologies announced it has purchased Lacoon Mobile Security today. Reports surfaced last month that the company was in talks to buy the Israeli company for $80M. No official price was given, but the deal is expected to close today. The move gives Check Point a mobile security piece that’s a bit different from the traditional mobile device management you see… Read More

  • Confirmed: Twitter Buys TenXer For Under $50M To Improve Its Tools For Engineers

    Confirmed: Twitter Buys TenXer For Under $50M To Improve Its Tools For Engineers

    Social network Twitter has long been under fire for some of its internal issues when it comes to products and how engineers work to develop and improve them. Now it’s made an acquisition that could help it improve things on that front. TechCrunch has confirmed that Twitter has acquired and will close TenXer, a platform for developers and engineers to work together better. We have… Read More