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DataStax Scores First in Two of Four Use Cases in Gartner’s 2016 Critical Capabilities for Operational Database Management Systems Report.

| October 18, 2016

DataStax is pleased to announce our recognition in Gartner’s 2016 Critical Capabilities for Operational Database Management Systems report. In a pool of 21 vendors in the space, we believe scoring first in two out of four use cases in Gartner’s report is further validation that DataStax Enterprise is the platform of choice for data-driven applications that need a distributed, responsive and intelligent platform.  Download report here.

Scott Chasin Builds Enterprise Security Company ProtectWise With Hollywood-Like Visualization Tools

| October 18, 2016

ProtectWise is my fourth business, so I look at it as an evolution of everything that I’ve done in my career,” says  serial entrepreneur Scott Chasin of his latest endeavor into network security. Cofounded in 2013 by Chasin and CTO Gene Stevens, the Denver, Colorado-based security firm is growing fast through a combination of security savvy and moxie unique to the security field.  Protectwise positions itself as a cloud-based enterprise platform that provides enhanced threat visibility and accelerated incident response.  Read the full article here.

Coupa Surges After Shares in IPO Price at Top of Increased Range

| October 7, 2016

October 6, 2016 | Bloomberg

Coupa Software Inc. more than doubled in its trading debut, after the company priced the shares in its initial public offering at the high end of an increased range. Read the full article here.

Inverse Boosts Readership 700%, Raises $6 Million Series A to Bring Quality Content to Thinking GenY Men

| September 26, 2016

Inverse, a next generation digital media startup focused on the future of innovation, science, entertainment, and culture and geared towards millennial men, today announced its Series A, a $6 millionround led by Crosslink Capital with contributions from Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (BDMI), and other investors including Social Starts, Bialla Venture Partners, and Vast Ventures. This brings the total investment in Inverse to nearly $8 million. Omar el-Ayat, Vice President at Crosslink Capital, will be joining Inverse’s board as part of the investment.  Read more here.

How This Cloud-Based Security Tool Protected The Super Bowl From Hackers

| September 22, 2016

ProtectWise says handling security analytics in the cloud lets it store more data and move faster than its competitors. When football fans checked their email and uploaded photos from Super Bowl 50 this year, the Denver-based security software startup ProtectWise was monitoring traffic from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, for potential threats.           Read the full article here.


Coupa Software Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

| September 9, 2016

SAN MATEO, Calif., September 8, 2016Coupa Software Incorporated (“Coupa”) today announced that it has publicly filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined. Coupa intends to list its common stock on the NASDAQ Global Market under the ticker symbol “COUP.”  Read the full press release here.

PRENAV Raises $6.M Seed Financing

| August 24, 2016

PRENAV, today, announced that it has raised $6.5 million in seed financing from lead investor Crosslink Capital, along with Haystack, Liquid 2 Ventures, and WI Harper Group. PRENAV is developing an automated system to capture data about the world’s infrastructure using small aerial robots. PRENAV’s drones take photographs from precise locations in close proximity to structures to build accurate 3D reconstructions of industrial assets.  Read the full press release here.

Jive co-founder Matt Tucker is back with his next startup: Koan

| August 19, 2016

“Jive co-founder Matt Tucker is back with his next startup — and it’s going to be built in Portland.

The company is Koan, and it will be developing a software platform aimed at managers within organizations to better handle employee management and workflow. This means better coordination and tracking of weekly status reporting, one-on-ones, goal setting and feedback.”  Read the full article here, and an additional story can be found here.

Reltio Raises $22M to Build on Leadership in Modern Data Management

| July 28, 2016

Reltio, the enterprise data-driven applications and modern data management Platform as a Service (PaaS) company, announced today that it has raised $22M in Series B funding. …  The new financing will be used to extend Reltio’s leadership position in modern data management through accelerated hiring of talented individuals across all groups, and continued expansion into global markets.   Read the full press release here.

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