Funding

Cloud Communication Platform Twilio Raises $12M

Grazed from GigaOM.  Author: Ryan Kim.

Zuora Raises $20M to Grow Its ‘Subscription Economy’

Grazed from GigaOM.  Author: Derrick Harris.

PiCloud, Python-Based Cloud Funded By Greylock, KPCB

Grazed from GigaOM.  Author: Om Malik.

PiCloud, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company that’s developing a python-based platform as a service (PaaS) has raised $1.4 million in its first round of funding. Investors in the company, co-founded by UC Berkeley graduates Ken Elkabany (CEO) and Aaron Staley, include Greylock Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers and Andreessen Horowitz.

Hadoop Gets a Boost - Cloudera Receives $25 Million Funding

Grazed from ReadWriteWeb.  Author: Alex Williams.
 

Cloudera is announcing $25 million round in funding to further invest in product development and services to support its push into the enterprise.

It's a clear sign that the Hadoop ecosystem is thriving as analytics become increasingly important and data more complex to manage.

The Series C funding is being led by Meritech Capital Partners. Current investors Accel Partners and Greylock Partners also participating. Cloudera has received $36 million in total funding...

RightScale Raises $25 Million in New Funds

Grazed from GigaOM.  Author: Editorial Staff.

RightScale, a Santa Barbara, Calif.-based cloud management software maker, has raised $25 million in new funds from Tenaya Capital, joined by DAG Ventures and other current investors: Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures and Presidio Ventures. This is RightScale’s third round of funding, bringing the total funds raised to $42.5 million.

How To Find a Customer in a Divided IT Universe

Grazed from GigaOM.  Author: Alex Benik.