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vcaonline.com April 11, 2019

Childcare Software Tech Startup Himama Raises Cad $7.25M In Series A Funding

TORONTO, April 11, 2019-- Childcare software tech startup HiMama has raised CAD $7.25M in a Series A round funded by Toronto-based venture firm Round 13 Capital. The Series A funding round is the first institutional investment for the privately held HiMama, whose product is used in thousands of child care centers globally. In support of the investment, Round 13 Capital managing partner, Co-Founder & CEO of LavaLife, Dragons' Den cast member and host of the TV show "The Disruptors," Bruce Croxon will join the HiMama Board of Directors.
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inc42.com April 11, 2019

Software Maker Setu Raises $3.5 Mn In Seed Round From Lightspeed India

Bengaluru-based financial services startup Setu has raised $3.5 Mn in a seed round led by Lightspeed India Partners. IIM Ahmedabad's... The post Software Maker Setu Raises $3.5 Mn In Seed Round From Lightspeed India appeared first on Inc42 Media.
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businessinsider.com April 10, 2019

Rippling's Parker Conrad Wants To Disrupt Hr And It Software

Rippling, a new startup from Zenefits founder Parker Conrad, is offering a service to help companies manage and better use their employee data. It offers features for both human-resources and information-technology departments. The company just raised $45 million in a Series A funding round to grow its business. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. Inside the typical company, you'll find employee data strewn across several frequented disconnected systems. Human resources has information on workers that it uses for their paychecks and benefits.
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xconomy.com April 08, 2019

Xconomy: Risklens Raises $20M For Software That Quantifies Cyber Risk

RiskLens, a developer of software for assessing, communicating, and managing cyber risk, announced Monday it has raised more than $20 million from investors. Spokane, WA-based RiskLens says it plans to use some of the proceeds from the Series B funding round to expand its sales, marketing, engineering, and professional services teams. They'll work to try [...]
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venturebeat.com April 03, 2019

Squelch Raises $12M To Unify Customer Service Software With Ai

Startup Squelch announced that it's raised $12 million in funding for its eponymous cloud-based, AI-driven customer service platform. : Redwood City, California-based customer experience platform provider Squelch today announced that it's raised an additional $12 million in funding led by Shasta Ventures, with participation from existing investor Correlation Ventures and new investor Tenaya Capital. It's an extension of the $8 million series A it completed in May 2018, and brings its total raised to $20 million, according to Crunchbase.
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vcaonline.com April 02, 2019

Pixeom Announces $15M Funding From Intel Capital, National Grid Partners And Others For Its Software Defined Edge Computing Platform

Pixeom Announces $15 Million Funding from Intel Capital, National Grid Partners and Others for Its Software Defined Edge Computing Platform Pixeom Provides Enterprises with Software to Deploy and Manage Large-Scale Distributed Edge Infrastructure PHOENIX, April 2, 2019-- Pixeom, Inc., the market leading software defined edge computing company, is proud to announce it has secured $15 million capital funding led by Intel Capital, National Grid Partners and others. The influx of funds will enable the company to continue scaling and deliver its end-to-end edge computing enterprise software platform, which recreates cloud functionality on-premise. Previous investors include Samsung Catalyst Fund.
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businesswire.com April 02, 2019

Pixeom Announces $15M Funding From Intel Capital, National Grid Partners And Others For Its Software Defined Edge Computing Platform

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/edgecomputing?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#edgecomputinglt;/agt;--Pixeom, the market leader in defined edge computing, secured $15 million in capital funding from Intel Capital, National Grid Partners and others.
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xconomy.com April 01, 2019

Toast Rings Up $250m, Pledges $1B For Software And Hardware R&d

Restaurant technology startup Toast is stocking up its bank accounts with a new $250 million funding round the Boston company says is needed to keep pace with tech-hungry eateries' interest in its point-of-sale software and devices. The funds come less than a year after Toast raised a $115 million Series D round and joined the [...]
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businessinsider.com March 29, 2019

Sapphire Ventures' Das Says Enterprise Software Will See Consolidation

The enterprise software industry is likely to be hit with more consolidation in coming years, said Jai Das, the managing director of Sapphire Ventures. Sapphire specializes in investing in enterprise software startups, and Das knows the industry well. Something he calls "account control" is going to spur the shakeout, he said, because the bigger, established companies have it, and the nascent ones don't. Account control is the sway that big firms over their customers, as Das explains it, and it's going to be a major factor. A shakeout is coming. That's Jai Das's take on the enterprise software industry.
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business-standard.com March 22, 2019

Blackrock To Buy French Software Firm Efront For $1.3B | Business Standard News

BlackRock said it would buyback about 3.1 mn of its shares at $412.84 apiece under its existing repurchase program. : World's biggest asset manager BlackRock Inc said on Friday it would buy French investment software provider eFront from private equity firm Bridgepoint and eFront employees for $1.3 billion in cash. BlackRock plans to integrate eFront with its investment platform Aladdin, which is used by more than 225 institutions around the world. Aladdin began as an internal tool at the company before becoming the linchpin of BlackRock's plan to increase revenues from technology.
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