News from Valhalla January 2015 - Volume 45
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Portfolio News

Gemalto finalizes the acquisition of SafeNet

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Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces the final closing of the acquisition of SafeNet, the worldwide leader in data and software protection, after approval by the relevant regulatory and antitrust authorities.

SafeNet will be integrated with Gemalto Payment & Identity segment and its contribution mainly consists of Platforms & Services activities.

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Qumulo Raises $40M in Series B Funding

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Qumulo, a stealth-mode enterprise data storage startup, announced hat it has closed a $40 million Series B funding round. The funding was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) with participation from existing investors Highland Capital, Madrona Venture Group and Valhalla Partners. The Series B round brings Qumulo's total funding to $67 million.

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January News Stories

Seahawks v. Patriots: How do the fans measure up?

Interesting study by Valhalla startup PlaceIQ

Fishbowl Launches Next Generation Guest Analytics Platform

Integrates Analytics and Big Data Into Fishbowl's Flagship Marketing Platform

Here's How Marketers Are Using Mobile This Super Bowl

Derek Thompson, Chief Strategy Office at PlaceIQ, shares his thoughts

42% of Database Specialists Struggle to Manage NoSQL Solutions

Research Shows 78% of Database Decision Makers Want One Database to Support Both New & Traditional Data Types

Automated HealthCare Solutions Selects SolidFire's All-Flash Scale-Out Storage Platform

Maximizes Patient Care by Leveraging Solidfire's Scale-Out Design, Ability to Deliver Guaranteed Performance

Sean "Diddy" Combs' REVOLT TV Chooses Vubiquity To Deliver The Best Social Music Experience On Demand

VUBIQUITY to Provide Full Suite of VOD Services

BlueStripe Software Shows Record Growth in 2014

Boasting 300+% Growth in New System Installations

NCTC Taps Into Vubiquity's LiveVU Integrated Linear Platform

NCTC Members Gain Access to an Expansive Linear Digital TV Platform

Vubiquity Names Michele Edelman New EVP of Marketing and Communications

Ex-Warner Bros. Exec to Head Marketing and Communications

Videology Study: Canadian Consumers Viewing Behaviours Ahead of Marketing Strategies

Advertising strategies around online video have yet to mature

EnterpriseDB Rolls Out New Postgres Training and Developer Resources

Participants in EDB's Postgres Training Increased by 26% in 2014

Vubiquity Adds Ross Levinsohn to Board of Directors

Interim CEO at Yahoo brings a wealth of experience in media and consumer entertainment services

Dev Ganesan, Fishbowl's new president and chief executive officer

CEO discusses big data with The Washington Post

Luxury Auto Brands Shine on Social - by Shareablee

Luxury brands see more Facebook visitors, social media engagement

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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