Insight Venture Partners

  • Twitter, Chegg Investor Insight Venture Partners Closes $2 Billion Funds

    Insight Venture Partners, the NYC-based investment firm that has backed companies like Twitter, Chegg, Flipboard and HauteLook, this morning announced the closing of two new funds with a combined $2 billion in commitments. One fund, Insight Venture Partners VII, has received approximately $1.5 billion of institutional commitments and roughly $70 million of additional affiliate and friend… Read More

  • Jagex, the games studio behind RuneScape, raises further funding

    Jagex, which claims to be the UK’s largest independent games developer and publisher and is the company behind the popular MMOG RuneScape, has raised new funding from Insight Venture Partners, Spectrum Equity Investors and The Raine Group. The undisclosed investment will “enable Jagex to accelerate growth of its development and publishing capabilities.” Read More

  • Kony Solutions Raises $19.1 Million For Mobile Application Platform

    Kony Solutions, provider of a so-called ‘write once, run everywhere’ mobile platform and vertical market mobile solutions, this morning announced that it has secured $19.1 million in Series A financing from Insight Venture Partners, the investment firm that boasts stakes in companies like Twitter, Chegg, Six Waves, Datacore Software and HauteLook. Kony initially raised a tranche… Read More

  • Digital Media Juggernaut OverDrive Nabs Funding From Insight Venture Partners

    OverDrive, which provides infrastructure and services for the distribution of digital content such as ebooks, audiobooks, music and videos, has raised capital from PE firm Insight Venture Partners, the New York-based backer of the likes of Twitter, Chegg, Privalia, Newegg and HauteLook. The size of the financing round remains undisclosed, but OverDrive says it concerns a “major… Read More