News from Valhalla November 2012 - Volume 22
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Qumulo, Inc., Seattle, WA

Seattle-based enterprise data storage startup Qumulo Closes $24.5 Million in Series A Funding. Formed in 2012 by leaders from Isilon Systems, Adobe, and Wily Technology, Qumulo is reimagining enterprise storage.

Qumulo: An Enterprise Storage Startup Focused on Scale, Simplicity, and Efficiency

Valhallans in the News

Valhalla and Madrona Sponsor Event at AWS re: Invent

On November 27, 2012, Valhalla Partners and Madrona Venture Group co-hosted a "Cocktails and Conversation" event at the Venetian in Las Vegas at Amazon Web Services' inaugural re: Invent Conference.

Approximately 100 people attended "Cocktails and Conversation" including Valhalla's Charles Curran, and Madrona's Greg Gottesman, Matt McIlwain, Tim Porter, and Erika Shaffer. Valhalla, Madrona and Highland Capital Partners recently joined together in the $24.5 million Series A funding of Valhalla seed graduate Qumulo in Seattle.

Other "Cocktails and Conversation" attendees included executives from AWS and CEOs of startup companies, particularly those in the AWS ecosystem.

AWS is clearly a leader in cloud infrastructure. Valhalla believes that AWS re: Invent conference may become a "go to" event in the cloud market, the way VMWorld has become in the data center market.

This Month's News Stories

11.29.12 App47 Adds HTML5 Support to its Enterprise Mobile Application Management Platform

A welcome means of delivery and control in an increasingly BYOD friendly marketplace

11.28.12 SafeNet and Xceedium Partner to Deliver High-Assurance Privileged Access Solutions for Cloud

SafeNet Authentication and Xceedium Xsuite Mitigate Insider Threat Risk for Highly Regulated Industries

11.27.12 BlueKai Selects Jumptap as First Mobile Partner

Jumptap and BlueKai Partner to Break New Ground in Mobile Audience Targeting

11.27.12 Geomagic Announces Geomagic Studio 2013

3D Scan Software Combines Improved Automation with Cutting-Edge Point and Polygon Editing Tools

11.26.12 Deventer Hospital Chooses SafeNet to Deliver Secure Remote Access to Clinical Data

Netherlands top clinical hospital selected SafeNet to enable secure remote access to patient records by medical professionals

11.20.12 CNN coverage for Qumulo Funding

Qumulo snags $24.5M to staff up its stealthy storage push

11.20.12 Qumulo Closes $24.5 Million in Series A Funding

Valhalla Partners, Highland Capital Partners and Madrona Venture Group Fund Enterprise Data Storage Company

11.20.12 Clovis hospital expansion boosts treatment, care

California hospital incorporates "GetWellNetwork", allowing patients to experience entertainment & education with a push of a button

11.19.12 Valhalla Partners Portfolio Companies Avail-TVN and Parature in Deloitte's "Technology Fast 500"

Avail-TVN ranked #6 overall, #1 in Media and Entertainment

11.14.12 Geomagic Sponsors Keynote Address at 2013's Congress on the Future of Engineering Software (COFES)

COFES 2013 Highlights the Role of Resilience in Engineering

11.14.12 Increased Ad Spend from Q3 to Q4 Means More Revenue

Domain Holdings' John Ferber shares his encouraging research

11.13.12 USA TODAY Taps App47 to Help Build Successful Mobile Presence

Mobile Application Management Platform Ensuring Good User Experience While Illuminating User Behavior

11.13.12 SolidFire Delivers New All-SSD Storage System for Cloud Providers

Enables Next Evolution of Enterprise Cloud Adoption

11.8.12 Sepaton Invests in Strategic Federal Market

Sepaton Adresses Growing Demand for Massively Scalable Data Protection

11.8.12 SafeNet, Inc. Reaches Agreement to Sell Government Solutions Business

Company Sharpens Focus on Commercial Data Protection and the Cloud

11.6.12 Jumptap Expands Management Team, Appoints Neal Winneg as General Counsel

David Kahan to Stay with Company as SVP, Legal Affairs

11.5.12 Nexage Partners with PlaceIQ, Launches Nexage Connect

Partnership will Accelerate and Simplify the Mobile Advertising Market

11.1.12 Nirvanix Taps Brocade For Cloud Infrastructure

Brocade and have partnered to deliver a bigger data pipe to Nirvanix's cloud storage systems

The Valhalla Team

Investment Staff

Charles Curran, General Partner
Harry D'Andrea, Administrative General Partner
Dan Gordon, Director of Research
Kevin Greene, 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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