News from Valhalla June 2014 - Volume 40
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Portfolio News

Valhalla Seed Investment Shareablee Secures $6M in Series A Funding

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Social business intelligence provider Shareablee, today announced that they have secured $6 million in series A Funding. The round was led by SoftBank Capital with participation from Valhalla Partners.

Shareablee is a competitive social data platform that tracks more than 30,000 brands daily to provide actionable insights into content marketing performance, growth and audience engagement. The latest funding enables Shareablee to build upon their earlier success as they expand their market presence internationally and innovate with market-first cross platform insights. Shareablee's software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform provides marketers with the data they need to understand how their customers engage across multiple social networks such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Vine, Google+, Tumblr and many others, and to view social as part of the overall marketing mix.

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Valhallans in the News

Valhalla Technology Partner Dan Gordon Speaks at MakerCon


Dan has been in the tech business for more than thirty years, as a software developer, manager, entrepreneur, analyst, and venture investor.

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Dan Gordon Moderates IP Summit Panel on Lean Patenting


Valhalla Partners and Finnegan partner to explain the importance of strategic patenting for growing technology companies and how patent protection has impacted their businesses.

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June News Stories

Staples Expands Home-Automation, Wearables Efforts

Valhalla company Zonoff in the News

AdWeek covers how Adaptly successfully drove 16% engagement with Twitter TV Targeting for Quaker

Adaptly president, Sean O’Neal: A marketer's connection with a TV audience can be fleeting—30 seconds, to be exact

SolidFire Delivers Predictable Storage Performance to VMware Applications

Interoperability with VMware can Provide Predictable Performance for Virtual Machines

Sepaton VirtuoSO: Bronze winner in New Products category

Sepaton is the Bronze winner in the Network Products Guide 2014 Hot Companies

BlueStripe Named Winner in Network Products Guide’s 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards

For second straight year, BlueStripe Software took home Gold

Mobile Marketers Know Who You Are and Where You've Been

Valhalla company PlaceIQ in the News

SafeNet Strengthens Board of Directors with Appointments of Jeff Hawn and Phil Saunders

New Board Members Bring Significant Operational and Go-To-Market Expertise

BCU Selects BlueStripe for Microsoft Azure Application Monitoring

BlueStripe's FactFinder software to manage their online banking & e-commerce applications

Big 3 challenges of mobile advertising have finally been solved

Adaptly president Sean O'Neal outlines solutions to the big 3 common challenges with mobile advertising

SafeNet Appoints Prakash Panjwani President and CEO

The 12-year SafeNet veteran has held several executive positions within the organization

Enterprise Strategy Group Strongly Recommends SolidFire for Enterprise-Class Data Centers

ESG Lab Review Validates SolidFire Meets Demands of Forward-Looking Enterprise-Class IT

Videology expands its UK executive team with the appointment of Rich Astley as Managing Director

Rich Astley to Drive Leadership in Key European Market

EnterpriseDB Enriches Postgres User Experience With New and Updated Tools

EnterpriseDB Releases Tools That Address Common Challenges of Postgres Database Administrators

Sepaton's Amy Lipton Named New Member of The Boston Club

The Boston Club promotes the advancement of women to significant and visible leadership roles

Videology Finds Almost 90% of Video Advertisers Buy in a Reserved, TV-Like Fashion

Q1 Analysis Shows Vast Majority of Marketers Bought Video Ads Using Guaranteed CPM

SolidFire Hires James Whitemore as First Chief Marketing Officer

Cloud and IaaS Industry Veteran Brings More than 25 Years Global Sales and Marketing Experience

Vubiquity Provides Path To Advanced Video Services With LiveVU Integrated MPEG-2/MPEG-4 Linear Solution

Americable Sets June 2014 Launch Date

Geo-Data Is No Longer Just A Targeting Tool; It's An 'Understanding' Instrument

PlaceIQ CEO Duncan McCall: Sooner than later, all advertising will include some form of location-based data

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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