Lead411 launches "Hottest Companies in Silicon Valley" awards
       
LOS ANGELES, Calif., - April 02, 2013 - In order to recognize the fastest growing technology companies in Silicon Valley area, Lead411 is proud to announce the release of its "Hottest Companies in the Silicon Valley" award.

Background
Each day, the Lead411 research team scours through 600+ press releases and business articles including venture capital fundings, company launches, new office openings, customer press releases, etc. This information has given insight to which are the fastest growing companies in the U.S. Their "Hottest Companies" awards have been created to recognize these fast growing companies in different geographic regions. This particular list originally started with over 3479 companies and it has been narrowed down to the top 71.

"We are very proud of the momentum and recognition our Hot Awards have gained in the past 4 years," said Tom Blue, CEO of Lead411. "The 2013 list showcases companies with outstanding performance in their fields, who have all earned the right to be called a Silicon Valley Hot Company."

How the Winners were Chosen
First, all companies must be in either the Software, Wireless, Internet, Hardware, or Media industry and be a privately held organization, and be within Silicon Valley. From there, each company must meet one or more of the following requirements;

  • ** 100% increase in revenues over the past 2 years; OR
  • ** Over $5M in funding in the past 2 years;

About Lead411

Lead411 provides information, news, and research about U.S. companies and their executives. Founded in 2001, its goal has been to focus on quality corporate data that is valid and useful rather than producing as many company records as possible. In addition, Lead411 tracks company news in order to alert its customers about venture financing, new hires, hiring plans, etc. Customers include Gartner, Administaff and ADP.



Vuclip
For millions of people around the world, Vuclip is an essential part of their daily lives. Vuclip serves video on-the-fly, on any device, and in any country, providing unparalleled reach for its partners. Every day Vuclip delivers more than 25 million videos to consumers in over 200 countries. Vuclip is headquartered in Milpitas, California with offices in Los Angeles, Mumbai, Singapore, Shenzhen and Beijing. The company received $13M in funding from SingTel Innov8 in November of 2012.

CiiNOW
CiiNOW, Inc. is the premier provider of Cloud Gaming technology. The company was founded in August 2010 and quickly attracted the attention and backing of several seasoned investors including, Alcatel-Lucent Ventures, Foundation Capital, and AMD Ventures. At the 2012 Cloud Gaming West conference, the company formally announced its industry-altering, hybrid-streaming platform, and has been building momentum with service providers and game developers ever since. CiiNOW received $13M in funding led by Foundation Capital in December of 2011.

Elance Inc
Elance, the world’s leading platform for online employment, helps businesses hire and manage in the cloud. For businesses looking to staff-up a team on an hourly or project basis, Elance offers instant access to talent and the ability to build and manage entire teams online. For independent professionals who want to work online, Elance offers access to qualified clients, a virtual workplace and guaranteed pay for great work. Elance landed $16M in funding from Stripes Group in January of 2012.

Couchbase Inc
Couchbase is a leading provider of NoSQL database technology and the company behind the Couchbase open source project. Couchbase Server, the company’s flagship product, is a NoSQL document-oriented database with production deployments at AOL, Cisco, Concur, LinkedIn, Orbitz, Salesforce.com, Shuffle Master, Zynga and hundreds of other household names worldwide. Couchbase has raised $14M in venture money led by Accel Partners in August of 2011.

BlueStacks
BlueStacks, a Silicon Valley-based company that is developing technology to allow users to run Android apps on x86-based devices. BlueStacks’ technology can be integrated into offerings for both the consumer and commercial (enterprise) market segments. The company received $14M in financing led by AMD in October of 2011.

ArcSoft, Inc
ArcSoft Inc. is an industry leading software developer of multimedia technologies and applications across desktop, mobile and embedded platforms. Working closely with major OEM manufacturers, ArcSoft offers a full line of imaging and video solutions that enhance the features, performance and user experience of mobile phones, digital cameras, tablets, personal computers and consumer electronics devices. ArcSoft got a hold of $20M in funding led by Intel Capital in September of 2011.

SugarCRM Inc
SugarCRM delivers an integrated solution that empowers every professional in a business who interacts with the customer to excel at his or her job. SugarCRM’s market-leading open Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform delivers the agility, flexibility, and security required to equip each customer facing professional with the information and tools they need to effectively engage with their customer. The company received $33M in funding from New Enterprise Associates in April of 2012.

Jobvite, Inc
Jobvite is the leading recruiting platform for the social web. Today's fastest-growing companies use applicant tracking, recruiter CRM and social recruiting software solutions from Jobvite to target the right talent and build the best teams. Jobvite is a complete, modular Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform which can optimize the speed, cost-effectiveness and ease of recruiting for any company. Jobvite got a hold $15M in financing from Trident Capital in May of 2011.

Appcelerator Inc
Appcelerator offers the only platform built for a Mobile First world. It is the mobile platform of choice for thousands of companies including eBay, Merck, Mitsubishi Electric, NBC, PayPal and Ray-Ban, as they become Mobile First enterprises. The Appcelerator Platform consists of a comprehensive set of integrated products that enable enterprises to create, deliver and analyze their entire mobile application portfolio. The company landed $16M in funding led by Relay Ventures in February of 2012.

Avalanche Technology
Founded in 2006, Avalanche Technology set out to fundamentally change the $53B memory industry with a disruptive low power non-volatile magnetic memory. Not only solving the technology scaling challenges faced by existing charge based memories, Avalanche is also enabling radical leaps in memory and storage system architectures. Our technology is ideal for applications in nearly every industry, from consumer electronics and mobile phones to satellites and engine control. The company landed $11.5M in financing from Paul Allen s Vulcan Capital in January of 2012.

Amplidata
Founded in 2008, Amplidata provides AmpliStor® optimised object storage solutions for Big Unstructured Data. Its patent-pending BitSpread® erasure coding technology provides the highest storage reliability and performance at the lowest possible cost-scaling beyond petabytes and requiring 50-70% less storage capacity to protect data compared to traditional solutions. The company received $8M in funding from led by Big Bang Ventures in March of 2012.

Delphix
Delphix enables agile data, transforming the economics of database and application management. Delphix software addresses the single largest source of inefficiency and inflexibility in the modern datacenter — provisioning, managing, and refreshing databases for business-critical applications. Leading global organizations use Delphix to dramatically reduce the time, cost, and risk of application rollouts, simplifying database operations by 100x, while consolidating redundant hardware by 10x. The company has raised $25M in funding from Jafco Ventures in June of 2012.

Bromium
Bromium is a pioneer in trustworthy computing. Its products transform the resilience of computer systems, making them secure by design. The company’s founders led development of the Xen® hypervisor, and the Bromium team is comprised of virtualization and security black-belts who have dedicated their careers to advancing the state of the art in systems architecture, security and performance. Bromium has raised $26.5M in financing led by Highland Capital Partners in June of 2012.

Medallia, Inc
Medallia the global leader in SaaS customer experience and enterprise feedback management, provides solutions to Global 2000 companies. More than 50,000 businesses and business units around the world use the Medallia system to track customer satisfaction. Medallia’s solutions enable companies to gather, monitor, and act on feedback from customers, partners, and employees. Customers include global financial services, retail, high-tech, business-to-business, and hotel companies. The company got a hold of $35M in venture money from Sequoia Capital in September of 2012.

Kaazing Corporation
Kaazing, founders of the HTML5 WebSocket standard, offers the leading Web and mobile communication platform for live data delivery. Kaazing's high-performance Web communication platform is essential for Web and mobile solutions that require secure, reliable, massively scalable, and instant two-way data delivery — critical for real-time transactions, eCommerce, trading, voting, analytics, and collaboration. The company received $17M in funding in June of 2012.

Nexenta Systems
Nexenta Systems is the world leader in Software-defined Storage. Its flagship software platform, NexentaStor, delivers high-performance, ultra-scalable, cloud- and virtualization-optimized storage solutions. Built upon ZFS technology and running on a broad choice of industry-standard hardware, NexentaStor eliminates vendor lock-in and provides open, unified storage management at significantly less cost than legacy systems. The company has raised $21M in funding from Menlo Ventures in January of 2012.

Space-Time Insight Inc
Space-Time Insight software provides 3D, real-time visual and temporal analysis of a company’s operating status overlaid on satellite images. Intuitive, actionable information is delivered anytime, anywhere for rapid and optimal response. Space-Time Insight is advancing operations management, as well as asset, service and emergency management for critical infrastructure sectors like electric utilities, renewable energy, oil and gas and chemicals. The company got a hold of $14M in funding in September of 2012.

jibe mobile
Jibe Mobile, the global communications cloud company, provides an open technology platform for the new era of telephony. Bridging the worlds of traditional standards-based telecommunications and Silicon Valley-style rapid application development, Jibe is empowering phone companies, developers, and consumers everywhere to build the world’s next global phone network. Jibe Mobile collected $8.3M in funding from Vodafone Ventures in December of 2012.

Ace Metrix
Ace Metrix® is the new standard in television and video analytics, dedicated to delivering better, faster, and more cost-effective solutions for evaluating video advertising within competitive context. Through the Ace Metrix LIVE™ platform, companies can now access timely, actionable data wherever, whenever they need to, enabling real-time advertising campaign optimization. Ace Metrix got a hold of $8.0M in funding in May of 2012.

Druva Software
Druva offers a full suite of endpoint data management solutions for enterprise laptops, PCs, smartphones, and tablets. Its flagship product, inSync, empowers an enterprise’s mobile workforce with award-winning backup, secure file sharing, data loss prevention, and rich analytics. Deployed on the cloud or on premise, inSync is the only solution built with both IT needs and end-user experiences in mind. Druva has raised $12M in venture money led by Sequoia Capital in August of 2011.

Mintigo
Mintigo is the intelligent lead-generation service. Mintigo delivers a reliable flow of accurate leads — precisely matched to your company's offering. Mintigo's customers from around the world have demanded more than a million trusted Mintigo-verified leads. Mintigo has raised $9M in funding led by Sequoia Capital in September of 2011.

Pertino Networks
Founded in 2011, Pertino has an inspired vision for reinventing networking for the cloud era, and in the process, being a catalyst for democratizing IT for small-to-medium businesses. Globalization, cloud-enabled IT, and growing demand for always-connected people, devices, and things is affecting businesses of all sizes – making the “outside network” as critical as the inside one. However, traditional wide-area networks have not kept pace. Pertino got a hold of $20M in funding led by Jafco Ventures in March of 2013.

WeVideo Inc
WeVideo (www.wevideo.com) is a unique cloud-based collaborative video editing service that helps people from all over the world simply create and share great looking videos. The WeVideo editor is easy enough for first-time editors, and sophisticated enough to help anyone create a professional-looking video. WeVideo works through any browser and as an integrated video editor within YouTube and Google Drive. The company has raised $19.2M in venture funding from Crest Capital Ventures in April of 2012.

PLUMgrid
PLUMgrid is a network infrastructure software vendor, selling network virtualization solutions to companies building and managing data centers. Founded in 2011, the company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and is backed by investors US Venture Partners and Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. PLUMgrid received $10.7M in financing led by US Venture Partners in August of 2012.

Capillary Technologies Inc
Capillary Technologies is a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions that help retailers to intelligently engage with customers through mobile, social and in-store channels. Capillary’s cloud-based platform powers end-to-end customer engagement, clienteling, loyalty and social CRM solutions for more than 100 major brands across 10,000 stores bringing instant shopper gratification to over 50 million consumers. The company has raised $15.5M in funding led by Sequoia Capital in October of 2012.

Big Switch Networks
Big Switch Networks is the leader in Open Software-Defined Networking. The company’s Open SDN platform embraces industry standards, open APIs, open source, and vendor-neutral support for both physical and virtual networking infrastructure. Big Switch Networks Open SDN Suite supports a broad range of networking applications, including network virtualization for public and private cloud data centers built OpenStack, CloudStack and other platforms. The company landed $25M in financing from Redpoint Ventures in November of 2012.

AgilOne
AgilOne is a cloud-based predictive intelligence application for marketers. It is used by hundreds of brands including Shazam, Sports Authority, Moosejaw, ideeli, and shopPBS.org. AgilOne helps marketers connect with the individual in every customer. AgilOne prescribes exactly the right marketing offer, makes each relationship more profitable, and simplifies the science of marketing. The company landed $10M in financing from Mayfield Fund in November of 2012.

Poshmark
Poshmark is a fun and simple way to buy and sell fashion – straight from your iPhone. Connect with others whose fashion you adore so you can shop their closets. Sell items from your closet so other Poshmarkers can shop your unique style. The company has raised $12M in venture money from Menlo Ventures in December of 2012.

Room 77, Inc
Room 77 is a growing hotel metasearch engine where travelers can instantly shop hundreds of travel sites at once to find great hotel deals. By combining fast and comprehensive search technology with unprecedented service, Room 77 is proving it helps users save time and money - and score a great room. Two out of three searches on Room 77 uncover real hotel savings, averaging $72 per stay - this translates to more than $7 million in found savings for Room 77 customers. The company has raised $30M in funding in January of 2013.

Mellanox Technologies, Inc.
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage. Mellanox interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications and unlocking system performance capability. The company has increased revenues by 123% from 2009 to 2011 ending with $116M in 2011.

oDesk Corporation
oDesk is the world’s largest online workplace, creating opportunities for people to work together without geographic limits, and providing the tools they need to get the job done. Our online workplace allows businesses to find, hire, manage, and pay talented contractors from around the world, while giving a worldwide community of skilled workers access to jobs that are personally, professionally, and financially rewarding. Odesk has raised $15M in financing from T. Rowe Price Associates in March of 2012.

Pinger Inc
Pinger is instant voice messaging for your mobile phone. With Pinger you send voice messages directly to someone instantly--no ringing, no greetings, no lengthy prompts. Pinger is fast and efficient like email, but with your voice. It's mobile like text messaging, but with more personality. Pinger got a hold of $7.5M in funding from T-Venture in February of 2012.

Jivox Corporation
ivox is the leading multi-screen interactive advertising technology company. The Jivox Interactive Ad Platform enables digital agencies and publishers to produce and deliver highly-engaging ads featuring video, rich media, dynamic content, customizable widgets and social sharing. Using Jivox, interactive ads can be easily authored and served in-stream, in-banner and on smartphones and tablet devices. The company received $8.2M in funding in November of 2011.

YottaMark
YottaMark, Inc. provides the most secure and simple to deploy unit-level brand security and real-time channel intelligence solution in the market. YottaMark's powerful technology platform delivers effective product authentication and unit-level traceability to help brand owners increase consumer trust, build new levels of channel intelligence, and drive sales. The company has raised $24M in financing from Westbury Partners in August of 2012.

ShareThis
ShareThis offers the most innovative sharing platform for today's social audience. Our suite of solutions for advertisers and publishers inspire people to do more of what we believe is the foundation of digital life - to share. ShareThis has raised $23M in venture money in March of 2013.

bunchball
Bunchball is the market leader and visionary in gamification. Powering the Engaged Enterprise, Bunchball enables organizations to improve business performance throughout their ecosystem by creating highly active and loyal customers, employees, and partners. Bunchball's comprehensive suite of innovative cloud-based solutions empowers companies to engage and motivate, leading to improved employee productivity, customer loyalty and ROI. The company landed $6.5M in financing from Triangle Peak Partners in June of 2011.

Rocket Fuel Inc
Rocket Fuel delivers the only programmatic media-buying platform at big data scale that harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to improve marketing ROI. Rocket Fuel's powerful Advertising That Learns™ technology drives best-in-plan results for advertisers, and empowers media teams to focus on strategy, not spreadsheets. The company landed $50M in funding from Northgate Capital in July of 2012 and has increased revenues by 1,775% from 2009 to 2011 ending with $2.4M in 2011.

Blekko
blekko is a consumer facing search engine focused on delivering high quality, relevant, spam-free search results. We believe search should be open, transparent and collaborative. For this reason we combine traditional algorithmic search with the expertise of our users and partners to eliminate spam and deliver results from only the most reputable, best quality sites. blekko got a hold of $30M in funding from MLC Private Equity in September of 2011.

CloudShare Inc
CloudShare offers the leading cloud solution focused on development and testing, training, and sales demos and POCs. CloudShare's technology makes it easy for application professionals to work in the cloud, efficiently create multi-VM environments, collaborate with others, and deploy projects into production -- no background in IT-infrastructure is required. CloudShare received $10M in financing from Globespan Capital Partners in July of 2011.

Clarizen Inc
Clarizen online Project Management was founded with the clear vision of bringing the power of collaborative project management to every business. Quite simply, we empower businesses to align efforts across the entire value chain and manage projects to success. Clarizen has raised $12M in funding from Vintage Partners in June of 2012.

Xtime Inc
Xtime is the leading cloud-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and scheduling platform for automotive manufacturers and dealer service departments. Xtime counts more than 5,000 dealerships as customers and has registered almost 2 million consumers. It processes more than 1.5 million appointments each month and has scheduled almost 50 million in total. The company received $23M in financing from Bessemer Venture Partners in November of 2012.

Zimbio, Inc.
The company was founded as Zimbio, Inc and changed its name to Livingly Media in August 2012. Livingly Media is an online media company that reaches an audience of more than 30 million monthly readers across fashion, beauty, celebrity, home, lifestyle, and entertainment. The company has raised $8.9M in funding from Menlo Ventures in May of 2012.

BrightEdge
BrightEdge is the global leader in enterprise SEO, helping more than 3,200 of the world’s largest brands stay ahead in the rapidly evolving Internet landscape. BrightEdge S3 harnesses the power of analytics on big-data to drive revenue from web sites, search engines and social networks across the globe in a measurable, predictable way. BrightEdge is based in San Mateo, CA with offices in New York City and London. The company got a hold of $12.6M from Intel Capital in March of 2012.

Credit Sesame Inc
Credit Sesame is a free online personal finance tool that gives consumers an easy way to monitor and manage their credit and loans all in one place and save money on debt. It provides consumers with free access to their credit score, analysis, advice and tools to take control of their finances, unlock their credit potential and borrow smarter. The company got a hold of $12M in financing from Globespan Capital Partners in June of 2012.

Nutanix Inc
Nutanix is a leader in next-generation converged infrastructure solutions that consolidate the compute and storage tiers into a single, integrated platform. The Nutanix architecture uses the same design principles and technologies that power Google, Facebook and Amazon. Nutanix is based in San Jose, California, and is backed by Lightspeed Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Battery Ventures, and Blumberg Capital. 

The company received $33M in funding in August of 2012.

Ifeelgoods
Ifeelgoods helps marketers incent, convert and reward their audiences with instant fulfillment of desirable gifts from Facebook, Amazon, iTunes and more as a reward for any trackable action – online, offline or mobile. The company received of $6.5M in funding from Idinvest Partners in June of 2011.

MATRIXX Software
MATRIXX Software enables NOW. We give Communications Service Providers instant visibility, intelligence and control of services across your network. Our patent-pending, smart charging technology enables a seamless, intuitive service experience that empowers your subscribers – in the moment, every moment. Delivering up to a 100 times increase in efficiency and scalability, we equip you with the most advanced solution designed specifically for the data generation. The company got a hold of $12M in funding from Innovacom in October of 2011.

Sencha Inc
Sencha's application frameworks, tools and cloud services empower developers to create high quality applications based on Web standards that can run on an unprecedented number of devices, platforms and browsers. The company's flagship product, Sencha Complete, includes industry-leading JavaScript frameworks, tools, and services. Sencha collected $15M in venture money from Jafco Ventures in October of 2011.

Tidemark, Inc
Tidemark is re-imagining business analytics for the enterprise. Forecasting, planning, and analytics built mobile first. Tidemark offers a set of next-generation enterprise performance management applications on an unified application platform built for the cloud. Leading Fortune 1000 companies are selecting Tidemark as their new standard enterprise performance management platform. The company got a hold of $24M in funding from Redpoint Ventures in January of 2012.

Zettaset
Zettaset is an enterprise software company and the creator of Orchestrator™, an enterprise-ready Hadoop cluster management solution designed for organizations that need a more automated, efficient, and reliable way to structure and manage Big Data. Orchestrator significantly improves Hadoop cluster security, availability and performance, and is designed to manage any Apache-based distribution. Zettaset got a hold of $10M in funding from HighBar Partners in January of 2013.

OneID
OneID is the first digital identity provider to eliminate passwords and give individuals complete control over the personal information they share online. Combining NSA-grade cryptography, the user’s own mobile devices and a unique distributed cloud architecture, a OneID digital identity cannot be guessed, phished, key-logged or spoofed by cybercriminals. OneID got a hold of $7M in funding led by Khosla Ventures in April of 2012.

Skyera, Inc
Skyera Inc. is an emerging provider of enterprise solid state storage systems designed to enable a large class of applications with extraordinarily high performance, exceptionally lower power consumption and cost effectiveness relative to existing enterprise storage systems. Skyera is backed by key technology and financial partnerships designed to position it at the forefront of the hyper growth in the solid state storage sector. The company has raised $51.6M in financing from Dell Ventures in February of 2013.

Lemon, Inc.
Lemon Wallet allows you to store a digital copy of all of your cards—ID, insurance, loyalty and payment cards—so you always have a backup in case your wallet is misplaced, lost or stolen. Lemon Wallet digitizes your cards in a smarter way with interactive balance updates, personalized offers and a simple way to communicate with brands and merchants. The company landed $8M in financing from Maveron in June of 2012.

Pie Digital Inc
Pie® provides a cloud-based software services management platform for broadband and premium service providers. It is the only solution that works securely and efficiently inside the home gateway to tackle the support challenges created by the explosion of home networks and network connected devices. Pie’s Telco-grade architecture combines a secure cloud knowledge base with consumer and call center applications. The company received $8M in funding in July of 2012.

Dynamic Signal
Dynamic Signal offers a comprehensive engagement platform that brings together influencers, content marketing and social CRM to launch successful word of mouth marketing campaigns at scale. The platform allows brands to own direct relationships with their social fans, measure ROI and eliminate the need for multiple point feature vendors. The company has received $21M in funding from top tier investors including Trinity and Venrock.

Gridstore
Gridstore is the leading provider of software defined storage that turns simple storage building blocks into the world’s most powerful and affordable storage without limits. Gridstore brings the era of mainframe style monolithic storage and its disruptive forklift upgrades to an end. The Grid allows businesses to start small and pay as they grow to any size while growing more powerful with each additional block. The company has raised $12.5M in financing led by GGV Capital in October of 2012.

Udacity
Udacity is the future of online higher education. Udacity's mission is to bring accessible, engaging, and effective higher education to the world. We believe that higher education is a basic human right, and we seek to empower our students to develop their skills in order to advance their careers. The company received $15M in financing from Andreessen Horowitz in October of 2012.

ItsOn, Inc
ItsOn was formed by world leading pioneers in the wireless field to fundamentally change how mobile services are delivered and consumed. ItsOn began leading the Smart Services™ revolution four years ago. The company will launch its services to consumers and businesses in the US and globally starting this year. ItsOn has raised $15.5M in funding led by Andreessen Horowitz in October of 2012.

ScaleIO, Inc.
ScaleIO is the leader in elastic converged storage. ECS, the flagship ScaleIO solution, enables data centers to cut storage costs by over 80% and streamlines storage operations by converging storage into compute. Founded in early 2011 by a team of storage industry veterans who set out to revolutionize enterprise data storage, the company is funded by top-tier venture capital firms, including Greylock Partners and Norwest Venture Partners (NVP). The company has raised $12M in funding in December of 2012.

Pluribus Networks Inc
Pluribus Networks is a leader in performance-oriented network virtualization for private and public cloud datacenters. Our systems transform how IT administrators deploy applications so they can realize productivity gains and enable new business models. Pluribus Networks delivers operational excellence by optimizing datacenter network utilization while maintaining required levels of performance, reliability, and availability. Pluribus Networks collected $23M in financing from Menlo Ventures in December of 2012.

Vasona Networks Inc
Vasona Networks is led by experts in a unique set of technologies including mobile services, media processing and broadband networks. The team brings together these capabilities to collaborate with service providers on efficient delivery of rich media and applications towards the best user experiences. Vasona Networks has raised $22M in venture money from Bessemer Venture Partners in March of 2013.

WhiteHat Security
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Santa Clara, California, WhiteHat Security provides end-to-end solutions for Web security. The company’s cloud website vulnerability management platform and leading security engineers turn verified security intelligence into actionable insights for customers. Through a combination of core products and strategic partnerships, WhiteHat Security provides complete Web security at a scale and accuracy unmatched in the industry. WhiteHat Security got a hold of $31M in venture money from JMI Equity in February of 2013.

Xignite Inc
Xignite is the leading provider of market data cloud solutions. The Xignite Market Data Cloud fulfills more than 6 billion requests per month and offers more than 40 financial web services APIs providing real-time, historical, and reference data across all asset classes. Xignite got a hold of $10M in financing from StarVest Partners LP in September of 2011.

Gigya Inc
Gigya provides websites with a complete social infrastructure that creates immersive social experiences for users and provides unparalleled customer insights for businesses. Gigya equips businesses like ABC, Pepsi, and Verizon with a comprehensive solution to socialize their online properties. The company received $15.3M in financing led by Mayfield Fund in June of 2012.

Breker Verification Systems Inc
Breker Verification Systems is an Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software company that provides innovative solutions to solve the challenge of complex system-on-chip (SoC) functional verification. Its TrekSoC™ software and unique SoC scenario-modeling™ approach are used in production at leading semiconductor companies in the U.S., Europe and India. The company has raised $5M in financing from Astor Capital Group in July of 2012.

Karmasphere
Karmasphere delivers a fully leveraged world for Big Data Insight that is deep, unconstrained, and accessible for data driven companies seeking new sources of future business opportunity. With the advent of Hadoop, businesses can now affordably analyze massive amounts of Big Data across their web, mobile, social, sensor, video, and call center interactions without the limitations of having to use sampled data or expensive and proprietary approaches. Karmasphere received $6M in funding from Presidio Ventures in September of 2011

Platfora
Platfora is revolutionizing the way companies work with big data. We are a Hadoop company - but not focused on the low-level plumbing like the other guys. We make Hadoop useful and unlock big data in amazingly interactive ways for everyday business users and analysts. Platfora collected $20M in funding from Battery Ventures in November of 2012.

Nebula Inc
Nebula is dedicated to enabling all businesses to easily, securely and inexpensively deploy large private cloud computing infrastructures. The company has developed a hardware appliance that allows any business to easily build a massive private computing cloud from hundreds or thousands of inexpensive computers. Nebula received $25M in venture funding from Comcast Ventures in September of 2012.

Skybox Imaging
Skybox Imaging is a commercial, remote sensing start-up revolutionizing access to information that describes daily activity on our planet. Founded in 2009 and backed by leading venture firms, the company is designing, manufacturing, and operating the world’s first coordinated constellation of high-resolution microsatellites. With its constellation, Skybox will deliver timely, global imagery and video as well as an analytics platform capable of creating new sources of value from such data. Skybox Imaging landed $70M in financing led by Canaan Partners in April of 2012.

Bitcasa, Inc.
Bitcasa is redefining how consumers and SMBs are storing and accessing their data. Bitcasa offers access to an Infinite Drive across all devices with support for iOS and Android, Web Access, Mac desktop, Windows Desktop and Windows RT. Users never have to worry about running out of disk space again. They can save, access, and share an unlimited number of documents, pictures, music, and movies from any device. Everything is encrypted locally and backed up in the cloud, so user data is always safe and secure. Bitcasa got a hold of $7M in funding in June of 2012 led by Pelion Venture Partners.

MatterPort, Inc.
Matterport makes it easy for anyone to create automatic, seamless 3D copies of real-world spaces and share them online. Our chief products are a patented camera and technology that produce and store 3D models of your space in the cloud. The technology includes the first free web-based viewer that is made for a space, not objects. Matterport collected $5.6M in funding from Lux Capital in March of 2013.
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