Thoma Bravo Sold Sirius Computer Solutions; a Successful Exit

Thoma Bravo has just completed the sale of Sirius Computer Solutions Inc (a leading US IT solutions integrator founded in 1980). Kelso & Company has acquired the Sirius Computer Solutions.

Thoma Brave is a leading private equity investment firm which in 2006 invested in Sirius. With that investment, Sirius planned and executed a growth strategy that increased gross revenues from just over $600 million annually in 2006 to an expected $1.7 billion in 2015. Read More

Square IPO to Watch Next Week

Square, a financial services startup is all set for its IPO price range this week, as reported by several tech news giants.

CNBC reported citing its sources that Square is set to begin trading publicly the week before Thanksgiving, whereby Square’s senior management will present the company to investors as they go on their IPO roadshow next week. Read More

Tintri Raises $125M in Recent Round; IPO Could be the Next Update

Tintri has recently raised $125M in a recent round led by Silver Lake Kraftwerk. Tintri’s existing investors Insight Venture Partners, Lightspeed Ventures, Menlo Ventures and NEA also participated. The round brought the amount to a total $260 million.
Tintri develops storage solutions for virtual applications i.e. a flash-hard drive hybrid storage appliance and works with companies specifically building virtual applications. Tintri has actually defined its own storage category it calls ‘VM-aware storage (VAS)’. Read More

Two Bit Circus; the High-Tech Circus Act Receives $6.5M from Intel & Techstars

When it comes to funding a startup, the idea matters most as it’s the reason behind the value that it’s delivering to the masses and one may think circus as a non-fundable startup, but it all went opposite when the modern traveling technological spectacle known as Two Bit Circus has scored $6.5 million dollars in Series A funding. Read More

Top 15 Startups that Made BUZZ in October 2015

A lot of startups were seen on spotlight during October 2015, however, only a few happen to attract massive attention. The reason is of course the value that they bring and the problem they solve.

Here are top 15 startups that made huge buzz during October 2015. Read More

AlienVault Eyes Towards IPO with Successful $52M Round

AlienVault; the hybrid threat management solutions platform which is combined with a crowd-sourced threat intelligence platform has recently announced a $52 million investment round.

AlienVault with 24,000 registered users and 2,200 paying customers is making buzz around. The number of active customers is reported to be  increasing 300-400 customers every quarter. So, there’s nothing to speculate why the investors chose the company. Of course, the fast pace growth is enough reason for them to take decision! Read More

CloudFlare with $110 Million Round Hints IPO Next Year

CloudFlare has announced a $110 million round led by Fidelity Investments and according to experts whenever a big round is led by a public market investor like Fidelity, it’s like firing off a flare that the IPO moment is coming! Read More

Kik Raises $50M From Tencent Making a Total of $120.5M So Far

Kik, the Canadian company behind the messaging app “Kik” is backed with $50M worth of funding from one of its partners. The funder is China’s Tencent (also the biggest internet company in China).

With this huge funding round, the total funding of Kik’s jumps to $120.5M. Kik’s CEO, Ted Livingston, announced the funding. Read More

Alteryx Scores $85 Million As Growth Spurt Continues

Alteryx; the business analytics tool makers has recently announced an $85 million round that comes on top of the $60 million deal last October. The huge funding flow this year and the accumulated sum from the previous rounds together makes it an impressive $163 million!

The round was led by Iconiq Capital and Insight Venture Partners. Meritech Capital Partners also participated. Read More

Monclarity Raises 5M & Launches Brainwell; The Brain Training App

Monclarity, a company formed by world-renowned neuropsychologist and neuroscientist Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg and technology visionary and game creator Anatoly Tikhman, today launched Brainwell, a comprehensive brain training application.

The app is available on iOS, Kindle, Android and of course on the web! Read More