Funding and M&A
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SuperQuery (formerly EVALUEX), which develops a system that can significantly reduce the amount of redundant queries, thus saving a lot of money for companies, announces the completion of a $ 3 million financing round led by Magma and F2. The fundraising funds will help increase the development team, increase product marketing and improve support for existing users.
Fireglass, an Israeli cybersecurity startup, based in Tel Aviv, specializes in an area of security called "browser isolation," a technology that creates virtual websites allowing users to browse any content without having viruses touch their network. Symantec acquired Fireglass, in a 250M$ deal designed to boost its products that protect corporate email and web browsing from threats.
Microsoft announced the acquisition of Cloudyn, a cloud startup that helps customers manage their cloud billing across multiple clouds. Cloudyn helps enterprises and service providers optimize their investments in cloud services.
Cybereason, developers of a Total Endpoint Protection Platform including EDR & Next-Gen AV, announced the closing of a $100 million investment round led by SoftBank Corp. Including this round, Cybereason has raised a total of $189 million in capital from SoftBank, CRV, Spark Capital, and Lockheed Martin since being founded in 2012.
Gett has acquired Juno, a ridesharing startup operating in NYC, for $200 million. The combination will bring together two long-shots trying to compete against Uber and Lyft in the US, and they hope it will be the start of a potential expansion into the rest of the U.S.
Deep Instinct, an Israeli cybersecurity company, that applies deep learning to cybersecurity, has raised $32M in a Series B financing round led by CNTP, and with the participation of strategic investors including NVIDIA, Coatue Management, and existing investors.
Aptrinsic, a California-based personalized product experience platform provider for companies, raised $7.2M in Series A funding led by Storm Ventures and Opus Capital. The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand operations and business reach.
SentinelOne provide security solutions, with a purpose of revolutionizing the traditional antivirus world, by changing it to protection in real-time defense. SentinelOne has recently raised $70 million from RedPoint Ventures, Sound Ventures and UpWest Labs. Since the launch of the company in 2013, SentinelOne has raised more than 110 million dollars.
Intensix is a great company in the machine learning field, reeled in an $8.3 million Series. The funds are pegged for the expansion of its sales and marketing ops in North America as well as further development of its predictive analytics platform.
Votiro is a great company that develops and licenses unique security software solutions that help protect organizations from external cyber-attacks. Votiro has recently raised $7.5 million from Redfield Asset Management VC.
Mobilize Networks is the first network relationship management platform of its kind. Mobilize Networks has recently raised $6.5 million Series A investment round led by Trinity Ventures, with participation from Floodgate Ventures, Hillsven Capital, Array Ventures, UpWest Labs and Eoghan McCabe (Intercom CEO).
Codfresh has developed a world-class end-to-end docker lifecycle management platform, onboarding amazing customers on an ongoing basis. Codefresh has raised recently 7M$ in Series A financing led by Carmel Ventures.
Mindspace unique concept of creating boutique coworking spaces for startups and corporates is proving itself and is growing rapidly. Mindspace has recently raised $15 million from private investors for the purpose of expanding to the US and Europe.
Peer5, helps publishers stream video to large audiences, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding, after YC Demo Day from investors including FundersClub, Oriza Ventures, Tank Hill Ventures, Leorsa Group, Ed Roman and Buddy Anheim.
Spotad, Israeli mobile ad startup, has developed advertising technology that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to deliver mobile ads. Spotad has recently raised $3.5 million in a Series A financing round led by Hong Kong’s VLTCM.
AppsFlyer has developed a mobile App Tracking & Attribution Analytics platform that helps track and optimize users' acquisition funnel. AppsFlyer has recently raised an additional $56 million in Series C financing, bringing its total funding to $84 million.
Via has developed a shuttle-based carpooling service that it offers directly in the US. The company has raised funds led by German automaker Daimler to expand into Europe. Daimler’s Mercedes Benz division is investing $50 million into a joint venture with the startup.
AppsFlyer has signed a collaboration agreement with Adobe. The overall solution allows digital advertisers to understand the return on investment of their mobile budget as part of their different advertising strategies, and is now available to existing Adobe clients.