series B

Skillshare books $12 million to take its education platform international

Edtech startup Skillshare Inc. has raised a $12 million round of venture funding to grow its marketplace of “bite-sized, self-paced courses for creators,” according to founder and CEO Michael Karn

Rancher Labs raises $20M Series B round for its container management platform

Rancher Labs, a container management platform that supports both Kubernetes and Docker Swarm, today announced that it has raised a $20 million Series B round. This new funding round was led by new inv

ClassDojo raises $21 million for app to make parent-teacher meetings obsolete

ClassDojo has raised $21 million in a Series B round of venture funding for tech that connects educators to students’ parents, and helps them communicate consistently about student’s activities, s

Riding The Funding Wave

When we observed an increase in Series A fundings in the first quarter of 2015, we had two theories as to what was happening. First, people are attracted to the Series A figures more than Series B or

Series A Is The New Series B

When I moved to Silicon Valley over a decade ago, I thought “venture” meant looking for smart people with great ideas. I’ve learned that’s not true; they’re looking for smart people, with gr

Enecsys Closes £25 million ($41 million) To Sell Solar Microinverters, Stateside

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0006/3714/63714v1-max-250x250.jpg" class="shot2"></img> A Cambridge, England cleantech company, <a href="http://www.enecsys.com" title="Enecsy

Agilyx Raises $22 Million To Turn Plastics (Back) Into Oil

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0012/8729/128729v1-max-250x250.png" class="shot2"></img> A Portland area startup selling patented systems that turn plastic trash into synthet

Ciris Energy Raises $23.9 Million To Convert Coal To Natural Gas

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0007/5206/75206v1-max-250x250.jpg" class="shot2"></img> Ciris Energy, Inc., a Centennial, Colorado energy startup, raised a series B investmen

Racktivity Racks Up $8 Million To Cut Data Center Energy Costs And Emissions

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0007/4951/74951v1-max-250x250.jpg" class="shot2"></img> Racktivity— a provider of hardware and software-as-a-service that manages power cons