Category: Fundings and Exits

Israeli Cybersecurity Firm Cybereason Raises $59M Series C Led By SoftBank

If you’ve been keeping up with the news, corporate security breaches are kind of a thing lately. Thus, it’s no surprise that Cybereason, a cybersecurity firm that specializes in thwarting major corporate cyber attacks, has garnered some major interest from companies looking to protect their data from malicious hackers. Cybereason just completed a $59 million Series…

SteelBrick Snags $48 Million As Quote-To-Cash Stays Hot

SteelBrick, the quote-to-cash cloud service aimed primarily at small- and mid-market companies, announced a $48 million Series C round today. Quote-to-cash, as the name implies, is the part of the sales cycle that takes over once you have an interested customer. While CRM tools like Salesforce.com and Microsoft Dynamics provide a way to maintain the basic customer record, a service like…

Nucleus Raises $3.4M To Build A Smart Home Intercom

Available for pre-order today, Nucleus is a connected home device that lets families have two-way audio and video conversations in the home, between homes, or with any mobile device. Here’s how it works: Homes using Nucleus will ideally purchase multiple units for different areas or rooms in the house. Once connected, Nucleus lets users communicate with other Nucleus’…

Boostinsider Raises $1.5M To Pay Influencers For Sharing On Social Media

While companies have long been using social media influencers as native advertising, these influencers have traditionally been limited to online “celebrities” known for their large follower base. Although often successful, this strategy forces companies to bet on quality over quantity, essentially deciding that one tweet from someone with 100,000 followers will lead to more conversions than 1000 separate tweets from…

Symphony Secures $100M From Google And Other Investors

Symphony, the secure cloud-based communications platform, announced today that it has received $100 million round from a list of investors that includes Google, Inc. Google’s part in the investment was first reported last week by the Wall Street Journal, but the search giant was also joined by Lakestar, Natixis, Societe Generale, UBS and existing investor Merus Capital. The company actually went looking for $50 million,…