BETA: The Capitalization Report v20.01.24.0733P


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The Capitalization Report by JDM

JDM will be speaking, attending, or hanging at the bar (or spa) at the following cities:

  1. ACG Sky trip (Sunday to Tuesday)
  2. Capital Conference LA (Wed 30)
  3. Mastermind in Mexico (Thur until ?)
  4. NYC (Feb 3-4)

I will be in Atlanta, Austin, LA (Beverly Hills),  Dallas (Highland Park), Key West (most of Feb),  and other fun places most of February 2020!

20/20 Clear Vision in 2020,

JDM you Host for The Capitalization Report

DEALS JDM (RHC) LOVES

  1. Global payments technology company Mastercard (NYSE: MA) is to acquire RiskRecon, a Salt Lake City, Utah-based provider of artificial intelligence and data analytics solutions to support companies in protecting their cyber systems and infrastructure (RHC loves FinTech),
  2. Docket, an Indianapolis-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform for managing intelligent meetings, raised $1.5M in seed funding (RHC invest in the AI/SaaS).
  3. Denali Water Solutions, a Russellville, Ark.-based organic residuals management company, has agreed to be acquired by TPG Growth from The Firmament Group. Financial terms weren’t disclosed (RHC knows TPG).
  4. AvidXchange, a Charlotte, N.C.-based provider of accounts payable and payment automation solutions for the middle market, raised $260 million in funding. TPG Sixth Street Partners led the round. (RHC knows TPG and love FinTech).
  5. Snyk, a London-based security company, raised $150 million in funding at a valuation of more than $1 billion. Stripes led the round and they were joined by investors including Accel, Coatue, Tiger Global, BoldStart, GV, Canaan, Trend Forward, Amity and Salesforce Ventures. (RHC knows Tiger Global and Salesforce Ventures).
  6. Life House, a New York-based tech-enabled lifestyle hotel company, raised $30 million in Series B funding. Thayer Ventures led the round and was joined by investors including Tiger Global, JLL Spark, and Sound Ventures. (RHC know Tiger Global and invest in hotel companies).
  7. Intezer, a New York-based cybersecurity company, raised $15 million in Series B funding. OpenView led the round and was joined by investors including Intel Capital, Magma, Samsung NEXT, a USAA affiliate, and Alon Cohen. (TM know cybersecurity),

DEALS TCR LOVES

  1. Practis, a Charlotte, NC-based digital marketing and SaaS software solutions company catering to independent healthcare providers, received a private equity investment of undisclosed amount Genea, an Irvine, CA-based SaaS (software as a service) company, acquired Sequr, Inc., a cloud-based physical access control company (RHC loves SaaS),
  2. Punch List, a San Francisco-based mobile app that helps independent contractors and homeowners complete home remodel, raised $4 million in funding. Investors include Bling Capital, Bedrock Capital, Ludlow Ventures, Mayfield Capital, and Jack Dorsey, Steve Chen, and Eric Wu.  (JDM love the name and idea),
  3. Front, a San Francisco-based developer of a collaborative work email platform, raised $59 million in Series C funding. Atlassian co-CEO and co-founder Mike Cannon-BrookesAtlassian President Jay Simons; Okta COO and co-founder Frederic Kerrest; Qualtrics co-founders Ryan and Jared Smith; and Zoom CEO Eric Yuan co-led the round and were joined by investors including Sequoia Capital, Initialized Capital, and Anthos Capital. (JDM loves co-CEO / co-founder),
  4. Kneron, a San Diego-based on-device edge artificial intelligence, raised $40 million in funding. Horizons Ventures led the round. (JDM loves San Diego),
  5.  Memphis Meats, a San Francisco-based company that grows meat from animal cells, raised $161 million in Series B funding. SoftBank Group, Norwest and Temasek co-led the round and were joined by investors including Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Threshold Ventures, Cargill, Tyson Foods, Finistere, Future Ventures, Kimbal Musk, Fifty Years, CPT Capital, KBW Ventures and Vulcan Capital (JDM knows (1 to 3 degrees) Vulcan Capital, Softbank Group, Richard Branson, Bill Gates (all 1 to 3 degrees),
  6. Tink, a Sweden-based open banking platform, raised €90 million ($99.8 million) in funding. Dawn Capital, HMI Capital, and Insight Partners co-led the round and were joined by investors including Heartcore Capital, ABN AMRO Ventures and BNP Paribas’ venture arm, Opera Tech Ventures.
  7. Sayari Labsa Washington D.C.-based data intelligence company, raised $9 million in Series B funding. Arsenal Growth led the round and was joined by investors including Lavrock Ventures and SAPs National Security Services (NS2) Ventures.
  8. Docket, an Indianapolis-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform for managing intelligent meetings, raised $1.5M in seed funding
  9. Palo Alto, California-based VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), an enterprise software company, completed the acquisition of Pivotal Software, Inc., a cloud-native platform provider
  10. HyperPay, a Riyadh, Saudi Arabia-based payment processing company, closed an 8-digit funding round
  11. AInnovation, a Beijing, China-based AI solutions provider, closed a Series B financing round of nearly 400m yuan (approx. US$60m)
  12. Ruangguru, a Jakarta, Indonesia-based online education platform, raised $150m in Series C funding
  13. Bill.com (NYSE: BILL), a Palo Alto, CA-based provider of cloud-based software that automates back-office financial operations, debuted on the public market today ringing the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange
  14. Morphio, a Toronto, Canada-based AI platform for digital marketers, closed a $1M seed funding round

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IN Pipeline – 20180813 – Venture Capital


Still a beta blog and happy to share that deals are closing!

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• MyDreamPlus, a China-based workspace service brand, raised $120 million in Series C funding. Hillhouse Capital and General Atlantic co-led the round, and were joined by investors including JOY Capital, Ocean Link, M31 Management Fund of Giant Network Group, and K2VC.

• Mines, a San Mateo, Calif.-based fintech startup that has built a credit platform for emerging markets, raised $13 million in Series A funding. TPG Growth led the round.

• Appcues, a Boston-based software company, raised $10 million in Series A funding. Sierra Ventures led the round.

• Lyvly, a U.K.-based community platform that helps landlords and renters find and manage shared living accommodation, raised $4.6 million in Series A funding. The investor was Mosaic Ventures.

• SenSat, a U.K.-based tech company that simulates reality, raised 3.31 million pounds ($4.2 million) in seed funding. Investors include Force Over Mass, Round Hill Venture Partners and Zagm.

• Carepoynt, a Newport Beach, Calif.-based digital health startup, raised $2 million in seed funding. The investors were not named.

Happy Networking and Investing,

JD Morris

Investor Network by JD

Pipeline – Private Equity 20160627


Always happy to see San Diego company raise large VC round as well as funds we know like TPG Growth.  Let our Senior Executive Advisors help your company.

Pipeline Private Equity

• Cibus, a San Diego, Calif.-based developer of application of gene editing technologies for directed mutagenesis, raised $70 million in a Series C funding. Fidelity Management and Research Company co-led the round, and was joined by investors including Alexandria Venture Investments and Cormorant Asset Management.

• Noodle.ai, a San Francisco-based provider of enterprise AI applications, raised $35 million in Series B funding. Dell Technologies Capital led the round, and was joined by investors including TPG Growth.

• Jama Software, a Portland, Ore.-based product development platform provider for building complex products and integrated systems, raised $200 million in funding. Insight Venture Partners led the round, and was joined by investors including Madrona Venture Group.

• TourRadar, an Austria-based operator of a multi-day tour marketplace, raised $50 million in Series C funding. TCV led the round, and was joined by investors including Cherry Ventures, Endeit Capital, Hoxton Ventures and Speedinvest.

• Celonis, a Germany-based provider of process mining software, raised $50 million in Series B at a $1 billion valuation. Investors include Accel and 83North.

• Cedar, a New York-based patient financial management platform for hospitals, health systems and independent medical groups, raised $36 million in Series B funding. Kinnevik led the round, and was joined by investors including Founders Fund, Thrive Capital, Lakestar, Sound Ventures, Kevin Systrom of Instagram and Nat Turner of Flatiron Health.

• Parachute, a Venice, Calif.-based home essentials brand company, raised $30 million Series C funding. H.I.G. Growth Partners led the round, and was joined by investors including Upfront Ventures, Susa Ventures, Suffolk Equity, JAWS Ventures, Grace Beauty Capital and Daher Capital.

• DroneDeploy, a San Francisco-based drone software platform, raised $25 million in Series C funding. Investors include AirTree, Scale Venture Partners, Uncork Capital, Emergence Capitaland AngelPad.

• Aclima Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of environmental intelligence, raised $24 million in Series A funding. Social Capital led the round, and was joined by investors including The Schmidt Family Foundation, Radicle Impact, Rethink Impact, Plum Alley, Kapor Capital and First Philippine Holdings.

• CashShield, a Singapore-based provider of online fraud management solutions for mid- to large-sized enterprises, raised $20 million in Series B funding. Temasek and GGV Capital led the round, and was joined by investors including Tony Fadell, Wavemaker Partners and Tao Zhang.

• SimpleNexus, a Lehi, Utah-based digital mortgage platform, raised $20 million in funding. Investors include Insight Venture Partners.

• Matternet, a Menlo Park, Calif.-based developer of an autonomous drone logistics platform, raised $16 million in Series A funding. Boeing HorizonX Ventures led the round, and was joined by investors including Swiss Post, Sony Innovation Fund and Levitate Capital.

• Roadster, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based provider of commerce solutions for car buying and leasing, raised $15 million in funding. Investors include Costanoa Ventures.

• Silverfort, an Israel-based developer of an agentless multi-factor authentication provider, raised $11.5 million Series A in funding. TLV partners led the round, and was joined by investors including StageOne Ventures and Singtel Innov8.

• WaterBit, a San Jose, California-based precision irrigation company, raised $11.4 million in Series A funding. New Enterprise Associates led the round,and was joined by investors including TJ Rodgers, former CEO of Cypress Semiconductor and Heuristic Capital.

• Pared, a San Francisco-based operator of a restaurant labor marketplace, raised $10 million in Series A funding. CRV led the round, and was joined by investors including Uncork Capital and True Ventures.

• Cleeng, a Netherlands-based provider of video e-commerce solutions for broadcasters, raised 5 million euros ($5.8 million) in Series B funding. Walvis led the round, and was joined by investors including C4 Ventures.

• RE’FLEKTa Germany-based augmented-reality company, raised $4.4 million from BASF Venture Capital.

• Cypress.io, a Atlanta-based automated testing framework built for the modern web, raised $4 million in seed funding. Las Olas Venture Capital and Bessemer Venture Partners co-led the round.

• IMGN Media, a New York-based tech-driven media company, raised $3 million in Series A financing. Investors include Dot Capital, Rhodium, talent agency UTA, KDC Media Fund, Big Block Media, and Ron Zuckerman.

 

DISCLAIMER: This information is provided by AP, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fortune, preqin, Reuters, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), and other 3rd party sources. Please check with the company website as this a beta blog and will not be updated.

Happy Investing and Networking,

Investor Network by JD

Investor Network by JD

Pipeline 2017-10-04 Deals that close


BIG NAME INVESTOR DAY = UNICORN TO POSSIBLE DRAGONS

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IN THE PIPELINE /  IN ON DECK / DEALS THT CLOSE

SoftBank, alongside Dragoneer Investment Group, has agreed to invest between $1 billion and $1.25 billion in Uber at its ~$70 billion valuations. The group would also spend up to $10 billion to buy shares from existing investors at a lower valuation of about $50 billion (i.e. it not closed until the money is in the bank). BOTTOM LINE: Convertible debt with tough terms would have been cooler!

INFINIDAT, an Israel-based independent provider of petabyte-scale data storage solutions, raised $95 million in Series C funding at a $1.6 billion valuation. Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing led the round, and was joined by investors including TPG Growth.  BOTTOM LINE: Win/Win as those are some amazing investors!

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Roofstock, an Oakland, Calif.-based online marketplace for single-family rental home investing, raised $35 million in Series C funding. Canvas Ventures led the round, and was joined by investors including Lightspeed Venture Partners, Bain Capital Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Nyca Partners, QED Investors, and FJ Labs.

Frame.io, a New York-based collaboration platform for the video industry, raised $20 million in Series B funding, according to TechCrunch. FirstMark Capital led the round, and was joined by investors including Accel Partners, SignalFire and Shasta Ventures

Numetric, an Salt Lake City, Utah-based business intelligence tool provider, raised nearly $13 million in funding. Investors include Insight Venture Partners, EPIC Ventures, Tim Draper, and Aaron Skonnard of Pluralsight.

DISCLAIMER:  This information is provided by AP, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fortune,  preqin, Reuters, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), and other 3rd party sources.  Please check with the company website as this a beta blog and will not be updated.