Emergence Enterprise Recap — October 2017

November 2, 2017 Joseph Floyd

Thank you to our amazing portfolio company founders and teams. As we reflect on a busy year, we are grateful to everyone for helping us build a special VC firm recognized by our peers as the National Venture Capital Association’s 2017 Venture Firm of the Year. Thank you again from everyone at the Emergence Capital Family.

Emergence News and Thoughts

Finally, we’re looking to add a Senior Associate to our team at Emergence. Please let us know if you’re interested, or have if you recommend someone!

Portfolio Executive Opportunities

  • VP of Marketing — Textio is an augmented writing platform for smarter hiring. The ideal candidate has previous experience as an executive marketing leader focused on enterprise SaaS, especially in rapid-growth startup environments.
  • Head of Product — Mya is an A.I. recruiter that sources, screens and onboards talent for large enterprises. The ideal candidate has 5+ years of technical product management experience and wants to join a cutting edge A.I. startup.
  • Chief Revenue Officer — project44 is revolutionizing the logistics industry. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced SaaS leader who can build, scale and manage a team during hyper growth.
  • Head of Marketing — Guru is reinventing knowledge sharing and enterprise collaboration. The ideal candidate has 10+ years of B2B SaaS marketing leadership experience while managing and scaling cross-functional teams.

Enterprise Financings and Exits

  • Cisco — acquired Broadsoft for around $1.9B to expand further into software and cloud services.
  • Switch — raised $531M in IPO
  • MongoDB — shares jumped more than 30 percent in $192 million IPO
  • Mapbox — $164MM Series C — mapping and location platform for developers
  • Bill.com — $100MM — business payments network
  • Infinidat — $95MM Series C — data storage
  • Petuum, Inc — $93MM Series B — machine learning infrastructure platform
  • Duo Security — $70MM Series D — provider of cloud-based access protection solution
  • MessageBird — $60MM Series A — cloud communications
  • Feedzai — $50MM — risk management platform powered by artificial intelligence
  • eShares — $42MM Series C — equity management platform
  • Bluecore — $35MM Series C — decision platform for retail and brand marketers
  • FogHorn Systems — $30MM Series B — developer of an IoT application platform for remote monitoring and diagnostics
  • ActionIQ — $30MM Series B — marketing activation platform
  • Spoke — $28MM — internal request management platform
  • Amperity — $28MM Series B — machine learning to create customer profiles for global brands
  • TripActions — $27MM Series A — travel management software
  • Stellar Labs — $26.3MM Series A — private aviation tech
  • AtScale — $25MM Series C — business intelligence platform
  • Baxter Planning Systems — $25MM — supply chain SaaS company
  • EnvoyGlobal — $21MM Series C — compliance management software for immigrant employees
  • QuanticMind — $20MM Series B — data platform for intelligent marketing
  • OpsRamp — $20MM — enterprise IT management platform for hybrid environments
  • Sourcegraph — $20MM Series A — coding startup
  • ChowNow — $20MM Series B — ordering platform for restaurants
  • Frame.io — $20MM Series B — collaboration platform for the video industry
  • GitLab — $20MM Series C — web-based open source Git repository manager
  • Verve — $18.5MM Series B — sales platform to enable brands to run advocacy programs
  • CoverWallet — $18.5MM Series B — business insurance
  • Mya Systems — $18MM Series B — developer of an AI-recruiter
  • Numetric — $13MM — business intelligence tool provider
  • Honest Buildings — $13MM — project management platform for real estate owners and operators
  • Solvvy — $12MM Series A — intelligent self-service platform for customer experience
  • Kryon Systems — $12MM Series B — intelligent robotic process automation
  • Cloud4Wi — $11.5MM Series B — location analytics and marketing platform
  • Ascendify — $11MM Series A — social recruitment for talent management platform
  • ROSS Intelligence — $8.7MM Series A — legal research services platform
  • Vestwell — $8MM Series A — digital retirement platform
  • Blue Hexagon — $6MM Series A — machine learning-based threat-detection software developer
  • Snaps — $6MM Series A — conversational marketing platform for consumer brands
  • Standard Cognition — $5MM seed funding — developer of a checkout-free AI shopping system
  • CloudZero — $5MM Series A — site reliability management platform for cloud computing
  • Backplane — $5MM Seed Funding — helps companies manage software deployments
  • Hive — $4MM — collaboration platform for teams

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