Matrix Partners, a US-based investment firm with additional offices in India and China, this morning announced that it has closed two new funds: Matrix Partners China II (at $350 million) and Matrix Partners India II (at $300 million). The funds bring the firm’s total international assets under management to $650 million in China and $600 million in India.
Matrix Partners established an India… → Read More
Leading Chinese search engine company Baidu has led a $50 million financing round for Anjuke, a major real estate marketplace in China. Anjuke, which was founded in Shanghai in 2007, provides a platform that connects property buyers, homeowners and real estate agents to buy and sell secondhand properties online.
My guest on Ask a VC this week was Dana Stalder of Matrix Partners, a newbie in the venture world, but a seasoned manager and entrepreneur in Valley Internet circles. Stalder answered a range of reader questions including basic advice for pitching Matrix and how Google failing to acquire Groupon impacted the social commerce space. (Matrix is an investor in the number three player BuyWithMe and… → Read More
CloudBees, a Java Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider, has raised $4 million in Series A financing led by Matrix Partners with participation from individual investors, including JBoss founder Marc Fleury and JBoss/HP/Bluestone vet Bob Bickel.
The round is said to be only the first in a multi-stage investment to provide CloudBees with the resources to build out a cloud-agnostic, cloud-native… → Read More
Wireless technologies developer SpiderCloud Wireless has raised $25 million in a Series B funding round led by Opus Capital. Shasta Ventures and existing Series A investors Charles River Ventures and Matrix Partners also participated in the round, which brings the company’s total funding to a healthy $40 million.
SpiderCloud Wireless provides the industry’s first Enterprise Radio Access Network… → Read More
Digital marketing startup HubSpot has raised a third round of funding to the tune of $16 million, bringing the total invested in the Cambridge, MA company to a healthy $33.5 million. The round was led by Scale Venture Partners and joined by previous investors Matrix Partners and General Catalyst Partners.
According to the blog post announcing the investment, the valuation of the company went up… → Read More
Conductor, a New York-based provider of SEO measurement and optimization solutions, has raised a Series B round of funding to the tune of $10 million, led by Matrix Partners and joined by FirstMark Capital, who led the startup’s Series A financing.
Conductor markets technology which aims to empower online marketers and interactive agencies to gather reliable data on their SEO efforts, make better… → Read More