News from Valhalla October 2013 - Volume 33
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Portfolio News

Adaptly Becomes Twitter Ads API Partner

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Adaptly, a leading social advertising technology company, announces that it has joined the Twitter Ads API partner network to help digital agencies and brands integrate and scale their Twitter spend within existing cross-network advertising strategies. Adaptly is one of only four companies that is both a Twitter Ads API partner, as well as a Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer, with a focus on Ads and Insights.

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Valhallans in the News

Valhalla Technology Partner Dan Gordon discusses "Solution Pitching" at GW Business School


Valhalla Technology Partner Dan Gordon was the speaker at a Howard Hoffman Distinguished Lecture at The George Washington University School of Business on October 9th.

Dan talked about "Solution Pitching", a system he has been developing for helping entrepreneurs and other presenters tune in to the real needs and desires of their audience. Dan has been blogging about the topic at, and helping entrepreneurswith pitches at 1776 and the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland's College Park campus.

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October News Stories

10.30.13 Videology and LiveRamp Partner to Offer Data Integration on Video Platform
First Server-to-Server Integration Sets New Bar for Data-driven Cross Screen Advertising

10.30.13 BlueStripe Announces Support for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2
BlueStripe's FactFinder and System Center make a powerful combination for IT Operations teams of all sizes

10.29.13 SolidFire Launches Cloud Builders Channel Partner Program
Program creates strong ties with channel partners to solve customers storage infrastructure challenges

10.24.13 Videology Brings Contextual Targeting to Digital Video Advertisers in Europe
TriVu Media partnership allows brands to identify and place ads within specific video content beyond the URL

10.24.13 SolidFire Announces Partnership with MongoDB
Join Live Webinar 'Tuning MongoDB For Next Generation Storage Systems' on November 6th

10.17.13 Videology Analysis Substantiates Digital Video Advertising's Ability to Drive Auto Sales for Dealers
Ggeographically targeted viewers showed a 50-60% higher propensity to purchase the advertised auto brand

10.16.13 SolidFire to Discuss Shift to Flash Storage and OpenStack in the Enterprise
CEO Dave Wright will speak at the Samsung Memory Solutions Forum with eBay on Oct. 22nd

10.15.13 Videology Grows Executive Team to Address Rapid Global Expansion
Sets pace for video advertising space with market expansion, leadership appointments & new business unit

10.15.13 Sepaton Unveils VirtuoSO, Takes Big Lead in Data Protection for Modern Data Centers
VirtuoSO delivers industry-leading performance, groundbreaking advancements in deduplication, scalability & more

10.10.13 EnterpriseDB appoints Ashutosh Sarkar to Lead Partner Sales and Alliances
Sarkar to serve as the Senior Director - Partner Sales and Alliances (India, ASEAN & ANZ)

10.9.13 6 Reasons Why Data Science is an Art
PlaceIQ's Audience Series sets out to highlight the importance of segments in the advertising world

10.8.13 New Enterprise Version of SafeNet's SafeMonk Offers Cure to Corporate Phobia of Dropbox Security
IT Policy Enforcers Now Able to Allow Company-wide Use of Popular Cloud Application

10.2.13 EnterpriseDB will be leading sponsor of the largest PostgreSQL conference in Europe
EnterpriseDB Supports PostgreSQL Europe 2013 to Promote Best Practices

10.2.13 For Adaptly, Pressing 'Go' On Facebook And Twitter APIs Is Not The Same Thing
AdExchanger Interview with Adaptly' CEO and co-founder Nikhil Sethi

10.1.13 BlueStripe Wins Gold at Golden Bridge Awards For Second Straight Year
BlueStripe Software honored as the Gold Winner in the Business Transaction Management category

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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