Trinity Ventures

  • Docker Raises $15M For Its Open-Source Platform That Helps Developers Build Apps In The Cloud

    Docker Raises $15M For Its Open-Source Platform That Helps Developers Build Apps In The Cloud

    The shift to scale out architectures and an app-centric culture has turned out well for Docker and its lightweight open-source “container” technology designed for developers to quickly move code to the cloud. That’s evident in today’s news that the company has raised $15 million in a Series B round led by Greylock Partners, with minority participation from Insight… Read More

  • Trinity Ventures Promotes SaaS And Big Data Specialist Karan Mehandru To General Partner

    Trinity Ventures Promotes SaaS And Big Data Specialist Karan Mehandru To General Partner

    Over the years, Trinity Ventures has made multiple investments in enterprise startups, with a bit of a focus on SaaS, big data, and cloud computing. With that in mind, it’s promoting Karan Mehandru, a specialist in those areas, as a General Partner in the firm. Read More

  • Moovweb Raises $16M To Help Businesses Bring Their Web Content To Mobile

    Moovweb Raises $16M To Help Businesses Bring Their Web Content To Mobile

    Moovweb, a startup that offers technology for companies to build and maintain their mobile presence, just announced that it has raised $16 million in its first round of institutional funding. The funding came from Jafco Ventures, Trinity Ventures, and previous investors, including Sun co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim. Jafco’s Joe Horowitz and Paul Sallaberry have joined Moovweb’s board… Read More

  • Trinity Ventures Has Raised Its $325M Eleventh Fund

    Trinity Ventures Has Raised Its $325M Eleventh Fund

    Hey, remember that $325 million fund we said Trinity Ventures was raising last week? Well, the firm says it finished raising the money yesterday. General partner Fred Wang tells me that the target for the fund, Trinity Ventures XI, was $300 million (the same as the last fund), but there was enough interest from limited partners (LPs) that it raised an extra $25 million — there was a hard… Read More

  • Trinity Ventures Is Raising A New $325M Fund

    Trinity Ventures Is Raising A New $325M Fund

    Early-stage investment firm¬†Trinity Ventures¬†is raising a $325 million fund, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm was founded in 1986, and says it makes seed and early-stage deals on companies in cloud and mobile infrastructure, digital media, software as a service, social commerce, and entertainment. This is Trinity’s 11th fund. When it… Read More

  • ScaleArc Raises $5.33 Million In Series B Funding, Hires COO

    ScaleArc Raises $5.33 Million In Series B Funding, Hires COO

    Silicon Valley-based database infrastructure software maker ScaleArc has secured $5.33 million in its second round of institutional funding, which was led by Trinity Ventures, with earlier backer Nexus Venture Partners participating. In addition, ScaleArc announced the appointment of Justin Barney, who previously ran sales divisions at companies like Citrix and Juniper Networks, as president… Read More

  • Video Ad And Analytics Startup TubeMogul Takes $10 Million In VC Funding

    Video Ad And Analytics Startup TubeMogul Takes $10 Million In VC Funding

    Video advertising and analytics startup TubeMogul closed a $10 million Series B financing. The round was led by Foundation Capital, with existing investors Trinity Ventures and Knight’s Bridge Capital Partners (where WallStrip and StockTwits founder Howard Lindzon is a partner) also putting in more money. Previously, the company raised $5.4 million. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is a… Read More

  • MaxPoint Interactive Raises $3 Million To Help Advertisers "Pinpoint" Customers

    MaxPoint Interactive Raises $3 Million To Help Advertisers "Pinpoint" Customers

    Founded back in 2007 by former PayPal, eBay, Luminex and Tesla Motors execs, MaxPoint Interactive this morning announced that it has secured its very first institutional round of $3 million in funding from Trinity Ventures. MaxPoint offers advertisers proprietary targeting technology that allows its clients to “pinpoint” prospects up to neighborhood level, in a bid to increase… Read More

  • Idealab Spin-off Perfect Market Raises $6 Million From Tribune Company, Others

    Idealab Spin-off Perfect Market Raises $6 Million From Tribune Company, Others

    Perfect Market, which markets solutions aimed to assist publishers in growing revenue from their online content, has secured $6 million in a Series C funding round led by Tribune Company. Just to be clear, that’s the media giant that owns newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune alongside a number of television and radio stations and a range of online properties. Read More