Cloud-based financial planning company Anaplan files for IPO

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/cloud-based-financial-planning-company-anaplan-files-for-ipo-2018-09-14 Cloud-based financial planning company Anaplan files for IPO Published: Sept 14, 2018 6:58 p.m. ET Cloud-based financial planning company Anaplan Inc. PLAN, +0.00% said it plans to go public to raise working capital and fund operations, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing late Friday. Anaplan said it plans to raise up to [...]

By | September 17th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Cloud-based financial planning company Anaplan files for IPO

Workday to buy Adaptive Insights for $1.55 billion

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-adaptive-insight-m-a-workday/workday-to-buy-adaptive-insights-for-1-55-billion-idUSKBN1J71DS (Reuters) - Workday Inc (WDAY.O) said on Monday it would buy Adaptive Insights Inc in a deal valued at $1.55 billion, paying a hefty premium for the cloud-based company that was expected to go public this week. Adaptive Insights, a provider of cloud platform for business planning, was expected to raise up to $123 [...]

By | June 19th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Workday to buy Adaptive Insights for $1.55 billion

DocuSign Is the Latest Tech Unicorn to File for an IPO

DocuSign Is the Latest Tech Unicorn to File for an IPO By David Meyer March 29, 2018 Another tech “unicorn” is preparing to go public. After Dropbox and Zscaler made their initial public offerings this month, DocuSign is now planning to do the same. DocuSign, a 15-year-old provider of electronic signature services, announced Wednesday that [...]

By | April 10th, 2018|News|Comments Off on DocuSign Is the Latest Tech Unicorn to File for an IPO

Anaplan raises $60 million to drive continued global growth

New funding to accelerate sales, product development to meet demand for connected planning platform   SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Anaplan, a leading platform provider driving a new age of connected planning, today announced a $60 million Series F funding round. Premji Invest led the round along with Salesforce Ventures, Top Tier Capital Partners, [...]

By | December 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Anaplan raises $60 million to drive continued global growth

DocuSign Aiming for IPO by Early 2018, CEO Says

Published: July 19, 2017 2:35 p.m. ET DocuSign is looking to bring its $3 billion company to market by the beginning of next year. The San Francisco-based company, which facilitates electronic signature and digital document management, is looking at the public market with its new chief executive and partnerships with major technology companies. In the [...]

By | September 25th, 2017|News|Comments Off on DocuSign Aiming for IPO by Early 2018, CEO Says

Tintri Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 1, 2017 – Tintri, Inc. today announced that it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have [...]

By | June 2nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Tintri Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

Actifio Achieves Dramatic Topline Growth, Progress Toward Profitability

Company closes fiscal year with thriving global customer base, dwindling cash burn, and expanded product portfolio as it focuses on delivery of Enterprise Data-as-a-Service   BOSTON, Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Actifio, the Enterprise Data-as-a-Service company, today announced an impressive close to its fiscal 2017, having exceeded major financial and operational targets while strengthening its leadership position in [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Actifio Achieves Dramatic Topline Growth, Progress Toward Profitability

Google to Sell Satellite Unit to Planet Labs

Google to Sell Satellite Unit to Planet Labs Alphabet unit would get shares in the startup as Google tries to simplify operations By Jack Nicas Updated Feb. 3, 2017 5:43 p.m. ET Alphabet Inc.’s Google is selling its satellite business to competitor Planet Labs Inc. for shares in the startup, in a move to simplify [...]

By | February 6th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Google to Sell Satellite Unit to Planet Labs

What is a Secondary Venture Capital Fund and Why Do They Exist?

When a Limited Partner commits capital to a standard venture capital fund, that commitment is typically 10 – 12 years in length. The time from first capital invested until all capital returns are distributed back to the LPs can even stretch to 15 years, even in successful venture capital funds. Likewise, early founding employees in [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Perspectives|Comments Off on What is a Secondary Venture Capital Fund and Why Do They Exist?

The Past, Present & Future of Venture Secondaries

The first dedicated fund to focus on the purchase of venture capital assets was the Venture Capital Fund of America, or VCFA, founded by Dayton Carr in 1982. VCFA focused on the purchase of LP positions in venture capital funds to provide the Limited Partner investors in those funds liquidity well ahead of the projected [...]

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