Google to Acquire Looker

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (June 06, 2019) – Google LLC today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Looker, a unified platform for business intelligence, data applications and embedded analytics, in a $2.6 billion all-cash transaction. Upon the close of the acquisition, Looker will join Google Cloud.

Data remains an untapped resource for many organizations and businesses. The addition of Looker to Google Cloud will provide customers with a more comprehensive analytics solution — from ingesting and integrating data to gain insights, to embedded analytics and visualizations — enabling enterprises to leverage the power of analytics, machine learning and AI….

Sumo Logic Completes $110 Million Funding Round to Further Fuel Growth and Expansion

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – May 8, 2019 – Sumo Logic, the leading cloud-native, machine data analytics platform that delivers continuous intelligence, today announced a $110 million funding round led by Battery Ventures, with contributions from new investors including Tiger Global Management and Franklin Templeton, as well as participation from existing investors. With a current valuation over $1 billion, a record FY19 achievement of more than $100 million in revenue, and over 2,000 customers and more than 100,000 users worldwide leveraging its service, Sumo Logic is firmly positioned as the SaaS machine data analytics leader of choice for the cloud era.

BILL.COM ANNOUNCES FINANCING LED BY FRANKLIN TEMPLETON

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 2, 2019 - Today Bill.com, a business payments and software platform leader, announced an $88M funding round led by Franklin Templeton with participation from Mastercard, Fidelity Investments Canada ULC and others.

The small and midsized business segment represents a massive U.S. business payments market that’s ripe for disruption. While consumer payments have experienced abundant innovation, business payments have lagged behind. More than $58 trillion in B2B payments are made annually with 80% of them paper checks, which come at a high cost including potential for errors and security issues…

Clearbit - Our Next Chapter

When we raised our seed round in 2015, we told ourselves that was the only funding we’d ever need. We focused on staying lean and raced to profitability within our first nine months. For the past three years, Clearbit has been profitable. We are in this for the long term, which chiefly requires building a sustainable business….

Looker Closes Series E Financing Round of $103 Million

Looker today announced it has closed a Series E financing round of $103 million led by Premji Invest, with new investment from Cross Creek Advisors and participation from Looker’s current investors. Looker has raised a total of $280.5 million since 2013.

Bright Health Announces $200 Million Series C Funding Round as Unique Care Partner Health Plan Model Ushers in the Next Generation of Healthcare

Bright Health, an insurance company that provides exclusive Care Partner Health Plans for everyday individuals at competitive prices, today announced it has raised $200 million in an oversubscribed Series C funding round. The financing includes two new investors, Declaration Partners and Meritech Capital, as well as existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Cross Creek Advisors, Flare Capital, Greenspring Associates, Greycroft Partners, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Redpoint Ventures, and Town Hall Ventures.

Vapotherm Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

EXETER, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vapotherm, Inc. (NYSE: VAPO) (“Vapotherm”), a global medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of its proprietary Hi-VNI® Technology products that are used to treat patients of all ages suffering from respiratory distress, announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 4,000,000 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $14.00 per share. In addition, Vapotherm has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 600,000 shares of common stock, at the initial public offering price less underwriting discounts and commissions. The shares are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) under the ticker symbol “VAPO” on November 14, 2018.

Anaplan Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

San Francisco, CA – October 11, 2018 — Anaplan, Inc., a pioneer in Connected Planning, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 15,500,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $17.00 per share. The shares are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on October 12, 2018 under the ticker symbol “PLAN.” The offering is expected to close on October 16, 2018, subject to customary closing conditions.