Network management and analytics company Sideband Networks has received $6 million in a Series A funding round. Backers went undisclosed. The Sunnyvale company, launched November 2013, delivers application aware performance monitoring services, according to a release.
Denver-based “Social Health Management” company Welltok has raised $22.1 million in a Series C round led by New Enterprise Associates. IBM and Qualcomm Incorporated both contributed, Qualcomm doing so through Qualcomm Ventures’ life fund portfolio, as well as Emergence Capital Partners, InterWest Partners, Miramar Venture Partners and Okapi Venture Capital. The round marks the first occasion IBM has directly funded a company from its Watson Group. Welltok has raised more than $40 million in the last nine months, according to the company.
Cloud graphics company OTOY Inc. has secured Series D funding from notable investors. Yuri Milner (founder of Digital Sky Technologies) led the round, which saw contributions from John Mack, former Morgan Stanley CEO; Autodesk; The Roddenberry Trust; Taylor Frigon; and George Gilder. According to a blog post, the company’s products are split into three categories: an Academy Award-winning visual effects pipeline, 3D rendering software for workstations and the cloud, and the same for game engines.
Kaltura, which leverages an open source online video platform, has received $47 million in funding. SAP Ventures, Nokia Growth Partners, Commonfund Capital and Gera Ventures led the investment, while Nexus Venture Partners, Intel Capital, .406 Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank, and Mitsui & Co. Global Investment Inc. participated. The New York company serves customers including HBO, Paramount, Bank of America and Wikipedia, and will put the new capital influx towards further development in APAC and Latin American markets.
According to reports, Joyme.com, a portal for mobile games that reportedly delivers news, reviews, game forums and more for customers, has gained 130 million yuan ($21.5 million) from Fosun Venture Capital Investment and BlueRun Ventures. It is the second round of funding for the Beijing company.
Edmonton-based social login and sharing startup LoginRadius, an alum of Montreal accelerator FounderFuel, has secured $1.3 million in funding from a variety of investors. Among them: Yaletown Venture Partners, BDC Capital, Real Ventures, the Accelerate Fund and angels. LoginRadius also announced that it propels social login and sharing on 100,000 websites across 180 countries.
According to reports, social-media scoring service Klout is in the process of being acquired by Customer Experience Management (CEM) software company Lithium Technologies. Sources told Re/Code the transaction, though signed, has not closed, and would run Lithium Technologies “at least” $100 million. Both companies are based out of San Francisco.
Sungy Mobile, a Guangzhou, China-based mobile Internet solutions company has picked up San Mateo, CA-based mobile advertising platform GetJar for $5.3 million, cash. Sungy Mobile “may also issue up to an aggregate of 1,443,074 Class A ordinary shares to the seller of GetJar by early 2016 as earnout payments if certain performance targets are achieved,” according to a release.
Arlington, VA consulting company CEB (Corporate Executive Board) has bought “talent planning and management” startup Talent Neuron, said to have been incubated by Bangalore-based Zinnov. The deal will reportedly cost CEB roughly $10-$15 million.
Sunnyvale-based medical device company Miramar Labs has gained $10 million in a Series D round from Aisling Capital, Cross Creek Capital, Morgenthaler Ventures, RusnanoMedInvest and Domain Associates. Miramar Labs leverages the miraDry System that helps eliminate sweat glands in patients. Funding will go towards global sales expansion, R&D, and commercialization in Europe. The company had previously raised $35 million in a Series C round announced in July 2011.