News from Valhalla May 2013 - Volume 28
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Portfolio News

Videology Completes $60 Million Financing to Accelerate Growth of Global Media Management Platform

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Videology Group, Baltimore, MD

Round led by Catalyst Investors with participation from NEA; Valhalla Partners; Comcast Ventures; Pinnacle Ventures.

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PlaceIQ Raises $6.75 Million To Enable Marketers to Target Their Messages to Users Based on Location

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PlaceIQ, New York, NY

Hyper-local ad startup PlaceIQ has raised an additional $6.75 million in Series B financing to enable marketers to target their messages to users based on location. The funding was led by U.S. Venture Partners, with participation from IA Ventures, Valhalla Partners, KBS Ventures, and some angel investors.

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Valhallans in the News

TiE DC spotlights Charter Member Kiran Hebbar, Valhalla Partners

Kiran is a General Partner at Valhalla Partners, which has $440 million of assets under management, and invests primarily in early stage companies in digital media, enterprise applications and next-gen infrastructure sectors.

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May News Stories

5.30.13 SafeNet and Oceus Networks Join Forces to Provide Secure Mobile Communications to U.S. Defense Department

Combined 4G LTE & Trusted Security Framework will Enable Secure Communications for Handheld Devices

5.29.13 Northern Virginia Technology Council Selects Parature as Two-Time Nominee for 2013 Hot Ticket Awards

Parature scores "Hottest Emerging Government Contractor" and "Hottest Buzz" Nominations

5.29.13 BlueStripe Software Announces FactFinder Integration with Microsoft System Center 2012

This integration gives IT infrastructure & operations teams an end-to-end monitoring view

5.23.13 Parature Positioned in Gartner Magic Quadrant for the CRM Customer Engagement Center

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

5.22.13 SolidFire Launches Fueled by SolidFire(TM), an Unprecedented Go-to-Market Program Designed for Cloud Providers

Fueled by SolidFire(TM) is a comprehensive go-to-market program designed to support cloud providers' development, positioning & growth

5.15.13 BlueStripe Software Appoints Mary Boose Vice President of Engineering

Boose was previously BlueStripe's Director of QA, where she defined and built the QA processes and team

5.10.13 Tony Nethercutt of PlaceIQ on Mobile

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5.9.13 SafeNet Sentinel LDK Receives 2013 CODiE Award for Best Digital Rights Management Solution

Sentinel LDK is SafeNet's next-generation software protection, licensing, and management platform

5.9.13 Sepaton Named Finalist for Disk-based Enterprise Backup Solution in The Storage Awards 2013

Sepaton S2100-ES3 data protection platform recognized for "Disk-based Product of the Year - Enterprise"

5.8.13 Parature Named 2013 CRM Excellence Award Winner by TMC and CUSTOMER Magazine

Parature's Cloud-Based Software Honored for Helping Clients Improve Multi-Channel Customer Engagement

5.7.13 Three-Quarters of Software Publishers Will Head to the Cloud in Search of New Revenue

SafeNet releases results of a survey of more than 600 software developers & 200 enterprise software end users

5.7.13 Legolas Media and BrightTag Announce Expanded Digital Marketing Partnership

Partnership Combines Tagless First-Party Data with Targeted Audiences and Programmatic Direct Inventory for More Effective Ad Campaigns

5.7.13 Review: FatBatt keeps you off the grid longer, for a fee

Valhalla company MiserWare in the News

5.7.13 Zonoff Accelerates the Adoption of Its Smart Home Platform with Addition of New VP of Customer Programs

DiOrio brings deep leadership and technical experience to Zonoff's seasoned and growing team

5.2.13 BlueStripe Software Named a Finalist in the 2013 Network Product Guide Hot Companies & Best Products Awards

Third consecutive time Network Product Guide has recognized BlueStripe for Best Transaction Management solution

The Valhalla Team

Investment Staff

Charles Curran, General Partner
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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