$42.8 Million Series D Financing
Jim Yu, CEO and Founder Discusses $42.8 Million Series D Financing
Insight Venture Partners is a leading global private equity and venture capital firm investing in software, eCommerce, internet and data-services companies. Founded in 1995, Insight has raised more than $6.5 billion and made more than 190 investments worldwide. Our mission is to find, fund and work successfully with visionary executives who are driving change in their industries. We provide them with practical, hands-on growth expertise to foster long-term success. For more information, visit insightpartners.com
Intel Capital, Intel's global investment and M&A organization, makes equity investments in innovative technology start-ups and companies worldwide. Intel Capital invests in a broad range of companies offering hardware, software, and services targeting enterprise, mobility, health, consumer Internet, digital media, semiconductor manufacturing and cleantech. Since 1991, Intel Capital has invested more than US$10.6 billion in over 1,234 companies in 51 countries. In that timeframe, 199 portfolio companies have gone public on various exchanges around the world and 296 were acquired or participated in a merger. In 2011, Intel Capital invested US$526 million in 158 investments with approximately 51 percent of funds invested outside the U.S. and Canada. For more information on Intel Capital and its differentiated advantages, visit www.intelcapital.com or follow @Intelcapital.
Altos Ventures takes a different approach to venture capital. Altos leads investments in founder-led technology companies solving big problems in big markets. We focus on software, digital media and technology-enabled services companies that are disrupting big markets or creating new ones. Our team works closely alongside passionate entrepreneurs and supports them in all aspects of growing their businesses. We believe that a more patient and capital-efficient approach to building companies generates better returns for the entrepreneurs and investors whom we serve. The Altos investment team has worked together since 1996 to help dozens of entrepreneurs realize their ambitions - from seed concept to IPO. Additional information is available at www.altosventures.com.
Since 1983, Battery has been investing in technology and innovation worldwide. The firm partners with entrepreneurs and management teams across technology sectors, geographies and stages of a company's life, from start-up and expansion financing, to growth equity and buyouts.
Battery has supported many breakthrough companies around the world, including: Airespace (acquired by Cisco), Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM), BladeLogic (acquired by BMC Software), Netezza (NYSE Arca: NZ), Omniture (NASDAQ: OMTR), and ProfitLogic (acquired by Oracle). Its current portfolio includes such emerging firms as: Angie's List, Bazaarvoice, Exact Target, ITA Software, and Neocleus. Battery currently manages more than $3B in committed capital. For more information, visit: www.battery.com.
Illuminate Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm led by a team of experienced investors with significant entrepreneurial track records. Illuminate invests in innovative high-tech business led by committed, talented and diverse teams. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Illuminate works closely with founding teams to support them in building market-leading companies.
Illuminate benefits from a world-class Business Advisory Council made up of successful high-tech founders, senior corporate executives and venture industry veterans who work closely with the firm and its portfolio companies. Illuminate's current portfolio includes emerging leaders such as BrightEdge, CalmSea, Red Aril, Wild Pockets and Xactly Corporation. For more information please visit www.illuminate.com.
BrightEdge has the opportunity to become marketing’s must-have platform and we are excited to invest in the company and their success. This is a transformative opportunity within a $12 billion interactive marketing arena that doesn’t yet have a standard.