menlo ventures

  • Codeforindia Website Connects Western Coders With Indian Social Workers

    Codeforindia Website Connects Western Coders With Indian Social Workers

    Karl Mehta, the man who helped coordinate the technology response to Hurricane Sandy, has moved his attention to another emergency situation: India’s decaying social infrastructure. He has personally funded a new website codeforindia.org connecting western-educated, Indian-descended software engineers with social workers on the subcontinent. Read More

  • Ad Tech Company eXelate Raises $12M C Round Led By NewSpring Capital

    Ad Tech Company eXelate Raises $12M C Round Led By NewSpring Capital

    Ad tech company eXelate, a provider of data and analytics to help advertisers know more about who to target and how, has announced that it’s raised a $12 million C round, led by NewSpring Capital with participation from existing investors Carmel Ventures, Menlo Ventures and Trident Capital. The new capital brings the total raised by eXelate to $32 million, following its $15 million B… Read More

  • Backstage With Shaker After Their Disrupt Victory

    Six Must-Watch Backstage Videos From Disrupt Plus The Music (TCTV)

    It’s been a very busy week at TechCrunch with our Disrupt conference and other internal disruptions, so you may have missed some great and revealing interviews. Devin Coldewey wrote a post with the Six Must-Watch On-Stage Videos from Disrupt. But there was a lot of activity going on backstage too. We did more than 60 interviews with entrepreneurs, VC’s, Angels, CEO’s, and… Read More

  • Data Storage Company Coraid Raises $25 Million Series B

    Data Storage Company Coraid Raises $25 Million Series B

    Coraid, a developer of Ethernet SAN storage solutions, this morning announced that it has closed a $25 million Series B funding round led by Menlo Ventures. All of Coraid’s Series A ($10 million) backers, including Allegis Capital and Azure Capital Partners, participated in this round. The reason why it’s interesting that Menlo Ventures led this sizeable financing round (sorry, Om)… Read More

  • eXelate Raises $15 Million For Behavioral Targeting Data Marketplace

    eXelate Raises $15 Million For Behavioral Targeting Data Marketplace

    eXelate, a New York-based provider of data management tools for online publishers and operator of an open marketplace for audience targeting data, has raised $15 million in Series B funding in a round led by Silicon Valley’s Menlo Ventures with participation of Israeli VC firm Carmel Ventures. The latter led the company’s initial $4 million financing round back in October 2007. Read More

  • Crowdcast Raises $6 Million For 'Social Business Intelligence' Solutions

    Crowdcast Raises $6 Million For 'Social Business Intelligence' Solutions

    Crowdcast, a provider of social business intelligence (SBI) solutions, has raised $6 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Menlo Ventures, with participation from Alsop-Louie Partners. The company’s name is a combination of the words ‘crowd’ and ‘forecast’, and its self-declared goal is to help companies find out what their people really know about… Read More

  • Videoconferencing Company Vidyo Raises $25 Million More

    Videoconferencing Company Vidyo Raises $25 Million More

    Vidyo, which specializes in video conferencing technology, has closed a big round of financing. The company raised $25 million in a Series C round led by Four Rivers Group and joined by prior backers Menlo Ventures, Rho Ventures, Sevin Rosen Funds and Star Ventures. Read More

  • TC50 Finalist DataXu Scores $11 Million More For Online Ad Bidding Platform

    TC50 Finalist DataXu Scores $11 Million More For Online Ad Bidding Platform

    Boston-based DataXu, provider of a real-time online ad bidding and optimization system, has secured $11 million in Series B funding to add to the $7.8 million in financing it raised in an earlier round (April 2009). The company, which was a finalist at last year’s edition of the TechCrunch50 conference and startup launchpad, raised the additional capital from Menlo Ventures and prior… Read More

  • Branders.com Scores Another $5 Million In Venture Capital

    Branders.com Scores Another $5 Million In Venture Capital

    Branders.com, an online-only promotional items store operator, raised another $5 million in venture funding, bringing the total invested in the company to $46 million. Participating in this round were Menlo Ventures, DCM, Venture Strategy Partners and Altos Ventures. Read More