News from Valhalla December 2013 - Volume 35
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Portfolio News

Microsoft Acquires Parature

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Microsoft has acquired Parature, a customer service SaaS provider, for $100 million, according to sources close to the deal. The Parature acquisition gives Microsoft Dynamics, its CRM platform, a world-class self-service knowledge base to connect with customers, such as gamers, across multiple channels, including email, the web, chat or social media.

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Valhallans in the News

Venturing Into 2014: Predictions From The Investment Community


AdExchanger reached out to members of the venture capital community for their opinions on what's in store for 2014. Valhalla General Partner Kiran Hebbar weighs in.

Read Kiran's predictions

December News Stories

12.31.13 5 Smart Home Companies to Watch in 2014
Valhalla company Zonoff makes the list with 'Staples Connect'

12.27.13 Former Dance Pro Taps Into Mobile Data
A Q&A With PlaceIQ's VP-Data and Insights Elise Neel

12.20.13 Sepaton supports Hope for the Holidays
Sepaton partners with United Way, reaching out to help low-income families and children

12.19.13 INVIDI Partners with Videology
Connecting Advanced TV Inventory with Major Agencies and Trading Desks

12.19.13 Interview with Sepaton's Director of Product Management, Peter Quirk
A Replication Solution that Meets Enterprise Expectations

12.19.13 2014 Predictions
Upfront Digital Media shares their predictions for 2014

12.19.13 PlaceIQ Partners With TRUSTe to Enhance Existing Consumer Privacy Protection
Integrates TRUSTed Ads Into Patented Audience Insights Technology

12.18.13 EnterpriseDB Announces New Automated Failover Manager for Postgres
EDB Failover manager meets enterprise-level demands for High Availability

12.16.13 10 Reasons to Upgrade Your Domain Name
By Alan Dunn, SVP Acquisitions and Divestments at Domain Holdings

12.16.13 Videology announces massive Asian expansion
Adds to expertise across region to build on rapid growth of video and cross-screen advertising

12.12.13 Gartner Recognizes SafeNet in Leaders Quadrant in Magic Quadrant for User Authentication
SafeNet positioned as a market leader for strong market understanding, product strategy & innovation

12.12.13 Adaptly Names Sean O'Neal as President; Accelerates International Expansion
Seasoned Ad-Tech Executive Will Oversee Company's Global Rollout

12.11.13 PlaceIQ Appoints Paul Thenstedt as SVP of Sales
Aims to Accelerate Marketers' Adoption of Audience Intelligence Solutions in 2014

12.10.13 Sepaton Announces Assignment of New Patents
New Patents for Data Deduplication and Data Protection System Performance

12.10.13 Nine Leading Hosting Service Providers Partner With SolidFire
Delivering Next Generation Data Center Benefits to Enterprise Customers

12.9.13 Vubiquity Names Darcy Antonellis CEO
Warner Bros. CTO Darcy Antonellis leaves to head Vubiquity

12.9.13 PhillyDeals: Zonoff making strides in home automation>
Valhalla company Zonoff in the News

12.9.13 The Future of Advertising Hinges on Understanding Identity
By Nikhil Sethi, CEO and Co-Founder of Adaptly

12.9.13 2014 Domain Market Predictions
By Alan Dunn, SVP Acquisitions and Divestments at Domain Holdings

12.6.13 Granular Location Data Provides Opportunity, But Are Marketers Ready To Take Advantage?
Valhalla company PlaceIQ in the News

12.5.13 SafeNet Joins FIDO Alliance
Contributing to Global Secure Authentication Standards

12.5.13 Internap Selects SolidFire to Fuel High-Performance Cloud Block Storage
Offers Customers Guaranteed QoS, Tunable Performance and Interoperability

12.4.13 2013 in Review: Myths of Programmatic
What programmatic really is, what it isn't and how it works

12.4.13 Parature Announces 2014 Customer Service Conference
Customer Service Industry Leaders and Experts Come Together in Las Vegas for Parafest 2014

The Valhalla Team

Investment Staff

Harry D'Andrea, Managing General Partner
Dan Gordon, Technology Partner
Kiran Hebbar, General Partner
Randy Jacops, Venture Partner
Hooks Johnston, General Partner
Art Marks, Managing General Partner

Administrative Staff

Claudia Bartz, Executive Assistant, Office Manager
Sara Endicott, Executive Assistant
Bibiana Speroni, Executive Assistant, Finance and Research

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