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  • CipherCloud Scores $50M As Cloud Security Comes To Forefront

    CipherCloud Scores $50M As Cloud Security Comes To Forefront

    CipherCloud landed a bushel of cash today as it announced $50M in Series B funding to continue building its cloud security business. The round was led by Transamerica Ventures along with Delta Partners and existing investors Andreessen Horowitz and T-Ventures, the venture capital arm of Deutsche Telekom also pitching in. When I asked CipherCloud executives why they thought they were… Read More

  • OrderWithMe Raises Another $28M To Help Small Businesses Procure Like Big Ones

    OrderWithMe Raises Another $28M To Help Small Businesses Procure Like Big Ones

    OrderWithMe, a startup based out of Las Vegas that has built a platform for small businesses to come together to effectively act like big ones to source, order and pay for supplies and components — has raised another $28 million in funding. The company says the money will be used to build out its operations to new verticals — it has “multiple industry partners lined… Read More

  • Veradocs Scores $14M To Help Secure Documents Across File Sharing Services

    Veradocs Scores $14M To Help Secure Documents Across File Sharing Services

    Veradocs, a new data security company that purports to protect data and documents across services wherever they go, announced $14M in Series A funding today. The round is led by Battery Ventures with additional funding from Amplify Partners and angel investors, including Nick Mehta, CEO of Gainsight. The company also announced that Robin Daniels, who was formerly the head of enterprise… Read More

  • Ex-Nokians Launch Employee Wellness App Wellmo

    Ex-Nokians Launch Employee Wellness App Wellmo

    Born from the ashes of Nokia’s ‘Wellness’ initiative — part of Nokia Research Center, which, by some estimates, helped make the once mobile giant the third largest R&D spender in Europe as recently as 2011 — is Wellmo, another Finnish startup operating in the health and fitness space. Founded by ex-Nokians, Jaakko Olkkonen (who headed up Nokia’s… Read More

  • Cisco’s New Project Squared Collaboration Tool Offers Modern Alternative To Aging WebEx

    Cisco’s New Project Squared Collaboration Tool Offers Modern Alternative To Aging WebEx

    Cisco announced a new communications and collaboration platform today, they have dubbed Project Squared, which has been built from the ground up as a cloud-mobile tool designed to work smoothly across platforms regardless of the device. The tool lets you view audio and video, have multi-party meetings and share content in a single view. And it offers a modern update for the older WebEx tool. Read More

  • Topping 500K Users, InVision Prototyping Platform Integrates With Sketch

    Topping 500K Users, InVision Prototyping Platform Integrates With Sketch

    InVision, the platform for building beautiful, interactive prototypes, has just announced integration with Sketch, a design application that is growing in traction as an alternative to Photoshop. InVision has been around since 2011 trying to change the way that companies think about the prototyping process. Usually, to see a concept at a realistic level, designers and engineers had to work… Read More

  • Scaled Inference Lands $8M From Khosla To Build A Cloud-Based AI Platform For All

    Scaled Inference Lands $8M From Khosla To Build A Cloud-Based AI Platform For All

    Scaled Inference — a startup founded by two ex-Googlers that is building a cloud-based platform for third parties that want to use artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to run their apps and services — has raised another round of funding to continue its development and hiring, a Series A round of $8 million from Khosla Ventures. This brings the total amount… Read More

  • Box COO Defends Company’s Spending, Calls It ‘Disciplined’

    Box COO Defends Company’s Spending, Calls It ‘Disciplined’

    In a conversation last week at Web Summit in Dublin, Box COO Dan Levin talked to me about the shellacking the company received after it filed its S-1 last spring. Levin expected that dogs would come out, but he said he was still surprised by the vitriolic reaction the company received, especially around their spending. The response after the announcement was swift and brutal. People looked… Read More

  • Amazon Launches Lambda, An Event-Driven Compute Service

    Amazon Launches Lambda, An Event-Driven Compute Service

    Amazon Web Services announced a new service today called Lambda, a stateless event-driven compute service for dynamic applications that doesn’t require provisioning of any compute infrastructure. As AWS’s CTO Werner Vogels pointed out, this will enable programmers to reduce their overall development effort. You simply write the code and define the event triggers, and it will run… Read More

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