shasta ventures

  • Tally wants to automate your financial life, with managing credit cards as its first step

    Tally wants to automate your financial life, with managing credit cards as its first step

    It’s not easy to get out of credit card debt, but a startup called Tally wants to do just that, as its first step in helping to automate their personal finance. That company is launching a mobile app today that is designed to help consumers avoid late fees, lower credit card balances and maximize their savings. Read More

  • Entelo steps up its AI game with $20M Series C 

    Entelo steps up its AI game with $20M Series C 

    The race to crown a winner in the AI-powered recruiting software space is on. With both Workey and Mya nabbing rounds in the last few weeks, the timing is prime for a few players to seek advantage in the form of growth capital. This seems to be exactly what Entelo, a six-year-old player in the space, is doing. The company is announcing a $20 million Series C round of financing today led by U.S. Read More

  • The Farmer’s Dog, a customized pet food subscription service, scoops up $8.1 million

    The Farmer’s Dog, a customized pet food subscription service, scoops up $8.1 million

    The Farmer’s Dog wants to fill the bowls of canines everywhere with fresh food made especially for them. Based in New York City, the startup plans to expand its dog food delivery service after closing a $8.1 million Series A round led by Shasta Ventures. Returning investors Forerunner Ventures, Collaborative Fund, and SV Angel also participated. Read More

  • Deep Sentinel raises $7.4M to bring deep learning to home security

    Deep Sentinel raises $7.4M to bring deep learning to home security

    Deep Sentinel, a home security startup, today announced that it had closed a $7.4 million Series A led by Shasta Ventures with participation from Bezos Expeditions, Lux Capital and UP2398. Founded by serial entrepreneur David Selinger, Deep Sentinel is betting that its emphasis on user experience can provide needed differentiation in the crowded space. Over tea in the… Read More

  • Leanplum raises $29M Series C round for its mobile marketing platform

    Leanplum raises $29M Series C round for its mobile marketing platform

    Leanplum started out as a mobile A/B testing platform but has since built on this foundation to become a fully-fledged mobile marketing platform. The company has now raised a $29 million Series C round led by Canaan Partners with participation from existing investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Shasta Ventures. This brings Leanplum’s total funding to $46.4 million to… Read More

  • Apptio rises 41% in cloud IPO

    Apptio rises 41% in cloud IPO

    Seattle-based Apptio went public on the Nasdaq today, seeing its shares rise nearly 41 percent on its first day of trading. The cloud software company, which targets CIOs, went public during a slow year for tech IPOs. Only a handful have braved the market following the dismal performance of last year’s tech stocks. But the few that went public this year have mostly done very well. Read More

  • Frame.io raises a $10M Series A with Jared Leto and Kevin Spacey as investors

    Frame.io raises a $10M Series A with Jared Leto and Kevin Spacey as investors

    Cloud-based collaboration tool Frame.io has raised $10M in Series A funding led by Accel, with participation from SignalFire, FirstMark Capital, and Shasta Ventures. Actor Jared Leto, who was a seed investor in the company, has also invested in the Series A as well as actor Kevin Spacey. Frame.io is a collaboration tool for video creators and compares themselves to a InVision or Github… Read More

  • Website-building platform Brandcast raises $13.9M

    Website-building platform Brandcast raises $13.9M

    Brandcast, a startup allowing marketers and designers build mobile-friendly websites without having to write code, announced today that it has raised $13.9 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Shasta Ventures with participation from Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Correlation Ventures. (Brandcast co-founder and chief strategy officer Hayes Metzger previously worked at Salesforce… Read More

  • Shasta Ventures is raising a $300 million fifth fund

    Shasta Ventures is raising a $300 million fifth fund

    Shasta Ventures is raising up to $300 million for a fifth fund according to a new SEC filing that lists managing director Jason Pressman and Rob Coneybeer (Coneybeer co-founded Shasta with fellow managing directors Tod Francis and Ravi Mohan in 2004; Pressman joined the following year). Shasta appears to be sticking with its knitting with its new fund. It saw an enormous return when… Read More