Highland Capital Partners

Type: Company
Name: Highland Capital Partners
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Flocasts attracts $8 mln

Flocasts said Wednesday that it has closed $8 million in funding from Causeway Media Partners . Based in Austin, Flocasts is a sports media and events firm. PRESS RELEASE AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Flocasts today announced it has ... [Published PE Hub Blog - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Private equity-backed Guitar Center’s interim CEO joins Highland

Growth-stage investor Highland Capital Partners has hired Guitar Center ’s interim CEO Marty Hanaka as operating partner.Hanaka was head of Ares Management and Highland–backed online music instrument shop Guitar Center from January 2013 to April of this ... [Published AltAssets.net - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

McAvoy, Kanas, Stemberg on Hiring Activity, Wages

Sept. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Tom Stemberg, chairman of Highland Capital Partners and co-founder of Staples Inc., John Kanas, chief executive officer of BankUnited Inc., and John McAvoy, chief executive officer of Consolidated Edison Inc., talk about the state ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

NewVoiceMedia strengthens leadership team

NewVoiceMedia, the provider of cloud contact centre solutions, has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Kev Willers as SVP Services.Willers will be responsible for global pre-sales and services and brings more than 23 years’ IT industry ... [Published Total Telecom - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Highland Capital, Google Ventures, Redpoint back cinematic VR startup Jaunt

Highland Capital Partners has led a $27.8 million Series B round for Jaunt, a developer of hardware and software solutions for cinematic virtual reality. Google Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, British Sky Broadcasting, Peter Gotcher and Blake Krikorian ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Holiday Events Booking Platform, GetYourGuide, Pulls In Another $25M To “Landgrab” New Markets

 Holiday attractions booking startup, GetYourGuide, has taken in another chunk of outside investment — announcing today that it’s closed a $25 million Series B round, led by prior investors Spark Capital and Highland Capital Partners. Read More ... [Published TechCrunch - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Mobile games developer Social Point rakes in $30 mln

Social Point said Tuesday that it has closed $30 million in funding. Highland Capital Partners Europe led the round with participation from return backer Idinvest . Based in Barcelona, Social Point is a mobile games developer. PRESS RELEASE BARCELONA, ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Pet-Insurer Trupanion Sees Modest IPO Pop; Maveron is Top Investor

In 2000, a small health-insurance startup in Canada called Trupanion Inc. enrolled its first member in its newly launched health plan. That member was Monty, Chief Executive Darryl Rawlings’ dog. Trupanion CEO Darryl Rawlings (second from left) on ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 7 reports

Highland Capital backs Malwarebytes

Malwarebytes said Thursday that it has closed $30 million in Series A funding from Highland Capital Partners . Rupert Cook of Realise Capital Partners advised Malwarebytes on the transaction. Based in Calif., Malwarebytes is a provider of solutions ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

NewVoiceMedia raises Series E led by TCV

Cloud contact centre vendor NewVoiceMedia has raised $50 million in a Series E round of funding. New investor Technology Crossover Ventures led the round, joined by existing shareholders Bessemer Venture Partners , Highland Capital Partners Europe ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 09 2014]
First reported May 22 2014 - Updated May 23 2014 - 2 reports

Brandwatch snags $22 mln

Brandwatch has closed $22 million in funding. Highland Capital Partners Europe led the round with participation from Nauta Capital and other previous backers. Based in Brighton, UK, Brandwatch is a social media monitoring and analytics technology ... [Published PE Hub Blog - May 23 2014]
First reported May 21 2014 - Updated May 21 2014 - 2 reports

Highland Capital Partners Europe Closes €250M Tech Growth Fund

Highland Capital Partners Europe is perhaps best known for investments including Matchesfashion.com (London), GetYourGuide (Berlin), NewVoiceMedia (London), TalentSoft (Paris), Outfittery (Berlin), Wooga (Berlin) and AMCS (Limerick). It’s now announced ... [Published TechCrunch - May 21 2014]

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For foreign tech entrepreneurs, getting a visa ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 14 2014]
Investors Could Learn A Thing Or Two From 2U's ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 11 2014]
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McAvoy, Kanas, Stemberg on Hiring Activity, Wages [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 05 2014]
NewVoiceMedia strengthens leadership team [Published Total Telecom - Sep 03 2014]
Acquisition, Placing and Admission Document [Published Noodls - Aug 28 2014]
Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 8/28/14 (IV):... [Published Interactive TV Today - Aug 28 2014]
Samsung acquires D.C. tech start-up SmartThings [Published TigerDirect.com - Aug 27 2014]
World Economic Forum Names 24 Revolutionary Sta... [Published International Business Times - Aug 26 2014]
Introducing Infinio Accelerator v2.0 [Published Nation's Restaurant News - Aug 25 2014]
Highland Capital, Google Ventures, Redpoint bac... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 22 2014]
Get your VR headsets ready: Jaunt reaches out a... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 22 2014]
vArmour grabs $36 mln [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 20 2014]
Samsung Electronics to buy VC-backed SmartThings [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 15 2014]
Samsung’s acquisition of IoT start-up SmartThin... [Published Silicon Republic - Aug 15 2014]
Highland Capital Partners: Cliche VC Non Respon... [Published TheFunded.com - Aug 13 2014]
The Daily Startup: Venrock Goes Where the Entre... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Aug 01 2014]
GetYourGuide books $25 mln Series B [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 31 2014]
Holiday Events Booking Platform, GetYourGuide, ... [Published TechCrunch - Jul 31 2014]
Holiday Events Booking Platform, GetYourGuide, ... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Jul 31 2014]
GetYourGuide Raises $25 Million Series B Round ... [Published Financial Services - Jul 31 2014]
Fashion startup ThredUp raises $23M to put a hu... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 29 2014]
Mobile game developer Social Point raises $30M ... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 23 2014]
Smartly hydrated gardens, a smart door lever an... [Published SiliconANGLE - Jul 22 2014]
Mobile games developer Social Point rakes in $3... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 22 2014]
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Flocasts attracts $8 mln [Published PE Hub Blog - 15 hours ago]
Flocasts said Wednesday that it has closed $8 million in funding from Causeway Media Partners . Based in Austin, Flocasts is a sports media and events firm. PRESS RELEASE AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Flocasts today announced it has ...
Highland Capital, Google Ventures, Redpoint bac... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 22 2014]
Highland Capital Partners has led a $27.8 million Series B round for Jaunt, a developer of hardware and software solutions for cinematic virtual reality. Google Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, British Sky Broadcasting, Peter Gotcher and Blake Krikorian ...
Get your VR headsets ready: Jaunt reaches out a... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 22 2014]
Above: Jaunt uses the Oculus VR headset. Image Credit: Jaunt Virtual reality has received another financial reality boost with the announcement from VR movie pioneer Jaunt that it has landed a $27.8 million round of funding — including some major ...
vArmour grabs $36 mln [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 20 2014]
Mountain View, Calif-based stealth security company vArmour said Wednesday that it has secured $36 million in funding. The investors included Menlo Ventures, Columbus Nova Technology Partners and Citi Ventures. In addition to the funding, Pravin ...
Samsung Electronics to buy VC-backed SmartThings [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 15 2014]
Samsung Electronics has agreed to acquire SmartThings . No financial terms were disclosed. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., SmartThings is a provider of a platform that connects the internet to everyday items. SmartThings’ backers include Greylock ...
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GetYourGuide Raises $25 Million Series B Round ... [Published Financial Services - Jul 31 2014]
eGym Partners with Highland Capital Europe to F... [Published Financial Services - Jul 21 2014]
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