Anthem, DFJ Frontier Back Janrain
AUGUST 3, 2011
Two Los Angeles area venture capital firms have re-upped their investments in a provider of identity management software. in its new round of funding, which was led by Emergence Capital Partners. Other investors, aside form Anthem and DFJ Frontier, were RPM Ventures, Tim Draper, and Square 1 Bank. READ MORE>>.
Last Exit Wall Street: 7 Considerations When Raising Venture Capital
From the Venture Trenches
MARCH 27, 2013
Is outside capital really required? What is your exit strategy? By this measure, Groupon was by no means your typical start-up.
3 Things You (Probably) Don’t Know about Indiana Innovation
JULY 5, 2016
Indiana is home to the global headquarters for Anthem, Cook Medical, Dow AgroSciences, and Eli Lilly and Company, as well as the North American headquarters for Roche Diagnostics. Warsaw, IN, is the “Orthopedic Capital of the World.”. People who live outside of Indiana probably know a few things about it: The Indianapolis 500, a.k.a.
Anthem Ventures Gets Exit At Siperian
FEBRUARY 2, 2010
Santa Monica-based Anthem Ventures , the venture capital firm run by Bill Woodward, has scored an exit with portfolio firm Siperian , as Informatica said last week that it would buy the maker of data integration software for $130M in cash. Samit Varma at Anthem represented the firm as on Siperian's board of directors.
DFJ Frontier, Anthem Venture Into Portland Firm
DECEMBER 7, 2009
Two Los Angeles-based venture firms, DFJ Frontier and Anthem Venture Partners , have invested in a Portland software firm developing online identification and single-sign in software. Tags: software janrain portland capital venture ventures anthem frontier
Email Copilot Acquired By Return Path
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
Email Copilot was formerly known as Embarke, and had been venture backed by Anthem Ventures, La Costa Investment Group, Promus Ventures, Right Side Capital Group, Social Leverage, along with angels Howard Lindzon, Eric Otterson, and Steve Macbeth. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. READ MORE>>.
Los Angeles Venture Investors Get Their Mojo Back
APRIL 7, 2014
investment investor capital venture angeles For several years, the phrase "Los Angeles Venture Capitalist" had almost become an oxymoron.
SolarFlare Raises $5.0M
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
The firm has previously raised funding from Oak Investment Partners, Anthem Venture Partners, Acacia Capital Partners, Intel Capital, and Miramar Venture Partners. solarflare venture capital funding gigabit ethernet 10gbe debtDetails on the new funding have not been announced by the company. READ MORE>>.
Solarflare In Talks With Marvell, Say Sources
APRIL 20, 2011
Solarflare, which is headed by Russell Stern, is venture backed by Acacia Venture Partners, Accel Partners, Amadeus Capital Partners, Anthem Ventures, Foundation Capital, IDG Ventures, Intel Capital, Miramar Venture Partners, Oak Investment Partners, Sequoia Capital and Windward Ventures. READ MORE>>.
AdventureLink Buys Competitor, Get Investment
MARCH 19, 2009
According to AdventureLink, the all-stock deal also included a new investment from Allegis Capital. READ MORE>>.
This Week in Venture Capital – Episode 2
Both Sides of the Table
APRIL 15, 2010
I was on This Week in Venture Capital (TWiVC) again this week with Jason Calacanis. 2.6mm in Series A : Canaan , Anthem. TweetUp.
Solarflare Raises $22.2M More
NOVEMBER 30, 2016
Details on that funding have not been announced by the company, whose investors include Oak Investment Partners, Anthem Venture Partners, Acacia Capital Partners, and Miramar Venture Partners. solarflare venture capital high speed gigabit ethernet semiconductorREAD MORE>>.
Venture Firms Invest Around $1.6 Billion In Q2 2010 In SoCal
JULY 6, 2010
An analysis of Q2's venture capital deals and investment activity in Southern California find that venture capitalists invested around $1.6 billion invested in Q1, and up from $1.0 in investment), Energy ($190.2M in investments) and Medical Deviecs ($128.1M in investments in Q2).
Why Technology is Driving More Urban Renewal
Both Sides of the Table
JULY 10, 2012
I’ve been meeting with LPs (those who invest in VC funds) over the past year and discussing trends I see in the market and where I think we need to be as a firm to be near to and meet the needs of our customers. Spark Capital, Flybridge, Founder Collective, NextView Ventures … all in Boston or Cambridge not west of the city.
The Challenges (& Opportunities) of Starting a Tech Company in LA
MARCH 22, 2011
Challenge #3 – There Needs to Be More Institutional Capital in Los Angeles. That’s typically not the case in Los Angeles. link].
Wavestream Raises $7M
APRIL 3, 2009
Names of new investors in the firm were not disclosed, however, the firm has previously raised funding from companies such as Anthem Ventures, Digital Power Capital, Oak Investment Partners, Titan Corp., The filing listed Anthem Ventures' William Woodward as a current member of the firm's board. of an $8.0M
Viewdle Gets $10M
OCTOBER 5, 2010
Viewdle , the developer of cross platform, facial recognition technology backed by Santa Monica-based Anthem Ventures, has scored another round of funding, worth $10M, according to Viewdle. The new round comes from Best Buy, BlackBerry Partners Fund, and Qualcomm, in addition to Anthem Ventures, which was the original investor in the company.
Q1 Southern California Venture Deals Rise To Around $1.4B
APRIL 5, 2010
A quick analysis of venture capital deals in Q1, tracked by socalTECH, finds that there was around $1.4 The information--gleaned from funding announcements, regulatory filings, and other sources--are also up significantly from Q1 of last year, when only $729.89M was invested in the region. in deals tracked by our database.
Solarflare Raises $5.0M In Debt
DECEMBER 2, 2010
Solarflare is venture backed by Oak Investment Partners, Anthem Venture Partners, Acacia Capital Partners, Intel Capital, and Miramar Venture Partners. solarflare venture capital debt semiconductor gigabit ethernetin a debt funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm. READ MORE>>.
SolarFlare Raises $22M More
JANUARY 3, 2013
SolarFlare's current investors include Oak Investment Partners, Anthem Venture Partners, Acacia Capital Partners, and Miramar Venture Partners. solarflare venture capital high speed networking interface device 10gbe latency hardware equipmentfunding round, according to a regulatory filing from the firm. READ MORE>>.
Calacanis: First Angels In New Angel Group
NOVEMBER 19, 2009
Coffin is the founder of LowerMyBills, Dayton is the founder of Earthlink, and Woodward is a venture capitalist at Anthem Venture Partners. Tags: jason calacanis mahalo angel investment venture capital keiretsu forum openangel executive
Zag Round Totals $37.4M
FEBRUARY 5, 2009
Santa Monica-based Zag has finally revealed the total invested in its latest, strategic round of funding, saying Thursday that it raised $37.4M.
Interview with Todd Jerry, Marmol Radziner
APRIL 7, 2011
Many local entrepreneurs might know Todd Jerry , formerly a venture capitalist at Anthem Venture Partners. It's been around for about 20 years.
Southern California Venture Totals Drop in Q4
JANUARY 23, 2009
PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) released their 2008 Q4 MoneyTree Report this evening, reporting that $28.3
TrueCar Prices IPO
MAY 16, 2014
TrueCar is venture backed by backed by USAA, Capricorn Investment Group, Upfront Ventures, Anthem Ventures, Vulcan Capital Growth Equity, Peppy Capital Partners, Arcturus Venture Capital, along with others. Santa Monica-based TrueCar has priced its IPO, saying last night that it will sell 7.8 to $14.00 per share.
Zag Raises $11.1M More
JUNE 15, 2010
The firm has previously raised funding from USAA, Capricorn Investment Group, LLC, GRP Partners and Anthem Venture Partners. READ MORE>>.
Solarflare Pulls In $44M More
DECEMBER 22, 2008
The equity came from Oak Investment Partners, Acacia Capital, and Anthem Venture Partners; source of the debt financing was not disclosed. Tags: venture debt capital ethernet semiconductor gigabit solarflare Solarflare said it has raised $32M in equity financing along with $12M in venture debt. READ MORE>>.
AdventureLink Gains Funding
FEBRUARY 12, 2009
The funding came from Anthem Venture Partners and The Mail Room Fund. Amount of the investment was not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
ThisNext Gets $1.2M In Funding Round
AUGUST 19, 2010
According to the filing, the first investment in the round was August 4th, and included equity, options, and warrants. It's unclear if the funding in this regulatory filing is the same funding as the firm announced on July 21st, from Gary Winnick (Pacific Capital), Bob Pittman (Pilot Group/AOL), Stan Shuman (Allen & Co.),
Solarflare In Distribution Deal
OCTOBER 27, 2008
The company is venture backed by Accel Partners, Amadeus Capital Partners, Anthem Ventures, Foundation Capital, IDG Ventures, Intel Capital, Miramar Venture Partners, Oak Investment Partners, Sequoia Capital, and Windward Ventures. READ MORE
Solarflare Promotes Engineering VP
JULY 24, 2009
The firm has received funding from Oak Investment Partners, Anthem Venture Partners, Acacia Capital, Intel Capital, and Miramar Venture Partners. Irvine-based Solarflare said late Friday that it has named a new, Senior Vice President of Engineering, Danny Shamlou. READ MORE>>.
Zag Spins Out TrueCar
SEPTEMBER 10, 2008
The firm said it has scored Series A funding from Zag, Anthem Venture Partners, Global Retail Partners, Capricorn, Capital One Auto Finance, ARcturus Capital, Scott Painter, and co-founder Tom Taira. All of the venture funders in TrueCar are investors in Zag, and amount of the investment was not disclosed.
Solarflare Communications Hires VP
APRIL 7, 2009
Solarflare is venture backed by Oak Investment Partners, Acacia Capital, Anthem Venture Partners, and others. Irvine-based Solarflare Communications , which develops 10 Gigabit Ethernet silicon, said today that it has hired on Mike Smith as the firm's Vice President of Product Marketing. READ MORE>>.
Zag: 50,000 Cars Sold
JUNE 10, 2009
Zag has received funding from USAA, Capricorn Investment Group, LLC, GRP Partners and Anthem Venture Partners. over MSRP on their autos.
This Week in VC with Om Malik & Paul Jozefak
Both Sides of the Table
JUNE 18, 2010
An investment doesn’t guarantee your product will suddenly be on the investor’s price sheet. DST invested $180mm last fall.
MySpace Startups: Startups From MySpace Vets
SEPTEMBER 21, 2010
Venture backers : Oak Investment Partners, Spectrum Equity, W Capital Partners, Goldman Sachs & Co., www.demandmedia.com). Profile ].
This Week in VC with Farb Nivi, Founder of Grockit
Both Sides of the Table
JUNE 3, 2010
This was really a fun week at TWiVC because we decided to have an entrepreneur come and talk about raising capital rather than having a VC come on.
Interview with Ramit Varma, Revolution Prep
OCTOBER 4, 2010
We never took a dollar of outside capital, from the founding until this round a couple of months ago. How did Revolution Prep start?