News from Valhalla December 2015 - Volume 51
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Portfolio News

NetApp to Acquire SolidFire


NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) announces it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SolidFire for $870 million in cash.

Founded in 2010, SolidFire is a market leader in all-flash storage systems built for the next-generation data center where simple scaling, set-and-forget management, assured performance and multi-tenancy, and cloud economic models are driving new market growth.

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Fishbowl Acquires Retail Marketing Automation Firm CLYP Technologies


Fishbowl, the leading provider of a marketing and guest analytics platform to the restaurant industry, today announced the acquisition of CLYP Technologies, a Silicon Valley-based next generation mobile automation firm with a strong presence in retail. CLYP integrates customer intelligence, a content relevancy engine and personalization to deliver full marketing automation across mobile devices, while offering real time messaging and mobile loyalty. Adding CLYP's best in class automation to Fishbowl's powerful marketing analytics platform will revolutionize the restaurant industry's ability to drive traffic and incremental sales via guest marketing.

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December News Stories

Social Standouts of 2015: Top Posts of the Year

Shareablee's report on 2015's top social posts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Accuracy vs. Precision in Location Data

Webinar presented by Valhalla company PlaceIQ

Bloomberg Media extends commercial video offering with Videology partnership in EMEA

Bloomberg partners with Valhalla company Videology

Nasdaq Helps Companies With Social Media Outreach

Valhalla company Adaptly in the News

Vubiquity Signs SVOD Deal with AwesomenessTV

The deal significantly extends VUBIQUITY's content portfolio

Zonoff Insights Offers Next-Gen Consumer IoT Intelligence for Clients, Partners

New offering delivers big data analytics

Videology partners with Weborama

Integration will provide greater audience insights in Southern Europe

The 10 Biggest Storage Stories Of 2015

Valhalla company Qumulo makes the list

Zonoff Accelerator Labs Speeds Time to Market for Smart Home Offerings

Giving Zonoff's clients the ability to create unique consumer solutions

Qumulo Aims To Accelerate Media-Production Workflows

The Sports Video Group welcomes Qumulo as a premier sponsor

Dunkin Donuts: Adios Combo Meals

Fishbowl's Chief Analytics Officer Mike Lukianoff on Dunkin Donuts' decision to test unbundled pricing

The 10 Coolest Storage Startups Of 2015

"Qumulo's claim to fame is the data awareness its technology offers"

SolidFire Wins Three Best in Biz Awards

SolidFire Recognized for Innovation and Excellent Product Offerings

Voddler Group Partners with VUBIQUITY to Distribute Content in Asia

VUBIQUITY is the leading global provider of premium content services

The Seattle 10: Top startups

Valhalla company Qumulo makes the list

Videology Hires Richard Hall to Lead Advanced Television Strategy
Hall is a veteran software product expert

SolidFire Wins Three Best in Biz Awards

Valhalla Company Recognized for Innovation and Excellent Product Offerings

Videology Hires Richard Hall to Lead Advanced Television Strategy

Hall is a veteran software product expert, with over 15 years of experience

Menu Pricing and the Science Behind It

Fishbowl's Chief Analytics Officer Mike Lukianoff's webinar on menu optimization

Qumulo Garners Industry Recognition

Data-Aware Storage Startup Closes 2015 With Prestigious Accolades

The Valhalla Team

Investment Staff

Harry D'Andrea, Managing General Partner
Dan Gordon, Technology Partner
Kiran Hebbar, General Partner
Randy Jacops, Venture Partner
Art Marks, Managing General Partner
Bibiana Speroni, Senior Associate, Finance and Marketing

Administrative Staff

Claudia Bartz, Executive Assistant, Office Manager
Sara Endicott, Executive Assistant

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