Data analytics, smart home technology and Android software companies announced significant funding rounds in the last week. Here’s how much venture capital money changed hands in Silicon Valley this week:
Cyanogen, a startup that makes open-source Android software, raised $80 million in a Series C round
including investment from Twitter Ventures, Smartfren Telecom and Rupert Murdoch. Existing investors include Benchmark, Andreessen Horowitz and Tencent Holdings.
Amid booming demand for enterprise-grade data analytics, the startup Ayasdi raised $55 million in a Series C round led by Kleiner Perkins. Ayasdi customers include Citigroup, Lockheed Martin, Siemens and a growing number of health care systems (Fortune
On-demand food service company DoorDash raised a $40 million Series B round
led by Kleiner Perkins, with participation from Charles River Ventures, Sequoia Capital and Khosla Ventures.
August, the maker of an Yves Behar-designed Bluetooth door lock, raised $38 million in a Series B funding round
led by Bessemer Venture Partners, Comcast Ventures and Qualcomm Ventures. This brings the company’s total funding to $50 million.
Nanigans, which develops ad technology for Facebook, raised $24 million in Series B funding from the Chinese tech giant Cheetah Mobile. This gives Nanigans over $30 million in total funding (TechCrunch
Security Scorecard, the developer of an early detection anti-hacking service, raised $12.5 million in a Series A funding round led by Sequoia Capital (Wall Street Journal
FusionOps makes cloud-based supply-chain software, and it raised $12 million in an investment round led by New Enterprise Associates (Wall Street Journal
Data management software developer Rubrik raised $10 million in a Series A round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, including investment from Microsoft chairman John Thompson (Wall Street Journal
Israeli ad technology startup Keywee raised a $9.1 million Series A round
led by Marker LLC and Google chairman Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors.
Skycure, an Israeli startup focused on mobile security for businesses, raised $8 million in a round including investment from Shasta Ventures and Pitango Venture Capital (VentureBeat
Enterprise software company Logikcull raised $4 million in seed funding. The firm counts municipalities like Chicago and Baltimore among its clients, as well as a number of corporate customers (Forbes
Austin-based retail technology startup EyeQ raised $1.2 million in a recent funding round. The company graduated the DreamIt Ventures accelerator in Austin last year (Xconomy