Startup Spotlight: Addvocate helps companies tame social media

Startup Spotlight: Addvocate helps companies tame social media

Startup: Addvocate  What they do: Provide a platform that website owners can use to track their own website against their competition, with data points collected from dozens of the top analytics sources. Headquarters: San Francisco, CA CEO: Marcus Nelson, who formerly served as head of social media at Salesforce.com. Founded: 2012  Funding: $2M Series A from Rogers Venture Partners. What… Read more →

Startup Spotlight: HeatSync Helps You Keep Track of the Competition

Startup Spotlight: HeatSync Helps You Keep Track of the Competition

Startup: HeatSync What they do: Provide a platform that website owners can use to track their own website against their competition, with data points collected from dozens of the top analytics sources. Headquarters: Los Angeles, CA CEO: Jack Shenon, who was previously COO of CoolHandle Founded: 2013 Funding: Currently bootstrapped with $500K of funding. What I like about them: HeatSync… Read more →

Cloud security startups Elastica and FireLayers emerge from stealth

Cloud security startups Elastica and FireLayers emerge from stealth

Two cloud security startups, Elastica and FireLayers, emerged from stealth mode today. Elastica’s StreamIQ technology leverages machine learning to analyze and secure a broad range of cloud applications and services. It collects data from multiple sources — including real time traffic, APIs, firewalls, and end-devices — in order to boost cloud enable security. Elastica’s first service, CloudSOC, leverages these insights to deliver… Read more →

10 Cloud Security Startups to Watch in 2014

10 Cloud Security Startups to Watch in 2014

The market for cloud security tools is expected to grow significantly in the coming year. Here are 10 cloud security startups that could help boost cloud adoption in 2014 and beyond. By Jeff Vance Tue, January 14, 2014 CIO — The market for cloud security tools is booming. It’s actually lagging behind the market for public cloud services, which means that the… Read more →

Startup Spotlight: Anuta Networks Delivers SDN to Legacy Environments

Startup Spotlight: Anuta Networks Delivers SDN to Legacy Environments

Startup: Anuta Networks What they do: Enable the delivery of network services in existing infrastructures; in other words, they deliver SDN functionality to legacy environments. Headquarters: Milpitas, CA CEO: Chandu Guntakala. Before founding Anuta Networks, Guntakala co-founded Jahi Networks, which was acquired by Cisco in 2004. Founded: 2010 Funding: Anuta is privately funded but has not disclosed any specifics.  What… Read more →

OneLogin secures Series B – Startup50 interview with CEO and Charles River Ventures VC

OneLogin secures Series B – Startup50 interview with CEO and Charles River Ventures VC

Last month, OneLogin secured a $13 million round of Series B VC funding from lead investor The Social+Capital Partnership alongside returning investor Charles River Ventures. OneLogin will use the funds to continue its expansion in the United States, Europe and Asia-Pacific and to accelerate talent acquisition in these markets. OneLogin provides an identity and access management (IAM) solution that enables… Read more →

FoundationDB raises $17 million Series A round

FoundationDB raises $17 million Series A round

Database software company FoundationDB announced that it has closed a $17 million Series A funding round. Led by Sutter Hill Ventures, the round included investments from CrunchFund and existing angel investors. FoundationDB said that it will use the investment to expand its sales, marketing and engineering teams, and it will also focus on building out the support team for existing… Read more →

Cloud Security Startup Acquires Cloud Encryption Startup

Cloud Security Startup Acquires Cloud Encryption Startup

HyTrust acquires HighCloud Security to boost cloud security portfolio What’s better than one cloud security startup? How about two of them joining forces? This morning, cloud security automation startup HyTrust acquired HighCloud Security, a cloud encryption and key management software vendor. By combining HyTrust’s cloud and virtualization administrative visibility and control with HighCloud’s strengths in encryption and key management, the… Read more →

Startup Spotlight: Instart Logic Takes on Akamai, Traditional CDNs

Startup Spotlight: Instart Logic Takes on Akamai, Traditional CDNs

Startup: Instart Logic  What they do: Provide a “Web application streaming network,” which is intended as an alternative to CDNs and Application Delivery Networks. Headquarters: Mountain View, CA CEO: Manav Mital. Before founding Instart Logic, he was a development manager at Aster Data, which was acquired by Teradata for $263M in 2011. Founded: 2010 Funding: Instart Logic is backed by… Read more →

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