News from Valhalla September 2014 - Volume 42
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SolidFire Secures $82 Million in Series D Funding Round

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SolidFire, the leader in all-flash storage systems built for the Next Generation Data Center, announced it has closed an $82 million Series D round of funding, bringing its total funding to $150 million. New investor Greenspring Associates led the round along with a major sovereign wealth fund, with participation from current investors NEA, Novak Biddle, Samsung Ventures and Valhalla Partners. SolidFire will use the additional funds to extend its global reach and further advance its leading all-flash storage architecture.

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September News Stories

The Logic Group Maximizes Payment Security with SafeNet

Point-to-Point Encryption reduces merchants' vulnerability to a data breach or failed audit

Zonoff Receives "Product Innovation Award" at Staples Supplier Summit

Zonoff Connected Home Platform awarded for product innovation on the Staples Connect software

SolidFire Announces Support for Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux

Customers Can Deploy SolidFire's Scale-Out Block Storage on Oracle Linux and Oracle VM

Clever Home Tours: Zonoff Demos Smart Home Showroom

Zonoff CEO Mike Harris demonstrates key products from Zonoff's smart home line

SafeNet Teams with Industry Leaders to Boost Data Security

SafeNet Extends Data Security Ecosystem to More than 200 Technology Partners Worldwide

SolidFire All-Flash Arrays Fuel Cloud Hosting Provider ServInt's Site Performance Guarantee

Guarantees That No Customer Website Will Ever Slow Down Due to Shortcoming in Server CPU, RAM, Disk & IOPS

Videology Honored As Gold Stevie Award Winner In 2014 American Business Awards(SM)

Videology wins in Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year category

Videology at DMEXCO 2014

The Videology team at DMEXCO, Europe's largest marketing exhibition and conference

EnterpriseDB and Infor Partnership Expands into Cloud

Infor's new enterprise technology platform aims for the cloud with an open source-based stack featuring EnterpriseDB and Red Hat

Valhalla's Shareablee wins 2014 NEXT Generation Award

Shareablee's founder & CEO Tania Yuki joins L'Oreal's prestigious Women in Digital program

SolidFire Receives Highest Score for Overall Use Case from in Gartner, Inc.

Company also #1 in High-Performance Computing and Analytics use cases

EnterpriseDB Expands Cloud Access to Postgres with New Amazon Products

New Postgres database options on Amazon Marketplace expand user choice, boost high availability, performance, scalability

Videology announces results of "Cross-Platform Video Advertising Accelerate" study

"Media companies will increase overall advertising revenue by selling video ads"

Ed Haslam Is Taking PlaceIQ To The Next Level

New SVP of Marketing talks about his new role in accelerating PlaceIQ's growth

Vubiquity Appoints Adam Poulter Executive VP & Managing Director, EMEA

Mr. Poulter will be the senior-most executive based in the company's London headquarters

SolidFire Confirms APAC Distributor Agreement with Nissho Electronics

Japan-Based Distributor to Expand Global Availability of SolidFire's Next-Generation Enterprise Storage Solutions

Vubiquity Promotes Corp Business Development Head, Expands Team For Global Growth

Pete Bryant as Executive VP; Gabriel Berger as SVP, Business Development

SolidFire Ranks #1 Solid-State Array in Gartner Critical Capabilities Study

SolidFire Recognized as Visionary in First Magic Quadrant

New Videology Research Shows How Online Video Can Effectively Boost Offline Sales

Study focuses on sales uptick for quick serve restaurant brands

Shareablee Releases Social Media Publisher Ranking for August 2014

See who ranked #1

Videology Supports Tooplay Turkey Launch

Tooplay provides programmatic video solutions to make smarter advertising decisions

Fishbowl CEO Lays Out Four Steps to Successful Digital Marketing for Restaurants

CEO shares his viewpoint that the marketing playing field is "tilted towards the independent restaurants today"

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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