YuMe files for $65M IPO

written by dealmaker on July 19, 2013 in Startup News and Under The Radar with no comments

Congrats to the YuMe team (@YuMeVideo) – they recently filed for a $65M IPO! As people begin to watch more and more video content online, YuMe is helping advertisers keep up by connecting advertisers with relevant videos and audiences. They also help Read the Rest…


Past UTR Presenter Control4 files for $60M IPO

written by dealmaker on July 3, 2013 in Startup News and Under The Radar with no comments

We first discovered Control4 back at UTR in 2005 and we are excited to hear that they have filed for a $60 million IPO! With over 120,000 homes using their home automation and control software, they are on the path to Read the Rest…


Clustrix Presents at Under the Radar

written by bethburgee on May 23, 2013 in Cloud and Startup News and Startups and Under The Radar with no comments

Launched 2006, San Francisco, CA Twitter: @clustrix Website: http://www.clustrix.com/ Category: Spotlight In case you missed it, here is their company profile: Company Description: Clustrix Inc. has built a database with no limits. It has no limits to database size, no limits Read the Rest…


Vend Raises $6.5M for its dongle-less POS

written by bethburgee on May 16, 2013 in Funding and Startup News and Startups and Under The Radar with no comments

Congrats to 2011 UTR Alumni, Vend, who recently raised $6.5M to further expand and develop their dongle-free point-of-sales software. As cash registers continue their slow demise, the POS industry is sizzling up with companies like Square, PayPal and major Banks Read the Rest…


Clustrix Raises $16.5M to Expand Distribution of Scale-Out SQL Database

written by bethburgee on May 15, 2013 in Cloud and Funding and Startup News and Under The Radar with no comments

Contributing Author: Mark Sarbiewski, CMO at Clustrix, follow him at @MarkSarbiewski Clustrix, the leading scale-out SQL database engineered for the cloud, announced the completion of a $16.5 million round of funding by current investors Sequoia Capital, U.S. Venture Partners, ATA Ventures, Read the Rest…


Cloudant Raises Series B in the tune of $12M from Rackspace & others

written by bethburgee on May 14, 2013 in Funding and Startup News and Under The Radar with no comments

It’s always a good week when we hear of a Under the Radar alumni secure a round of funding. Such is the case this week as Cloudant announces their Series B in the tune of $12M from Rackspace, Devonshire Investors Read the Rest…


Marketo (UTR ’09) plans to take its Marketing Automation Public

written by bethburgee on April 29, 2013 in Industry Trends and Startup News and Under The Radar with no comments

Marketing automation — software platforms dedicated to B2B marketing, lead and pipeline management, reporting and social and email campaign management — is BIG business. But just how big? According to the CMO Council’s 2011 State of Marketing report, global marketing Read the Rest…


Nike+ and TechStars Tour Hits Portland after SF/NY

written by Clare Ryan on January 25, 2013 in Startup News with no comments

If you have a startup focused on health, fitness, coaching, data visualization or the quantified self, you should learn more about the  Nike+ and TechStars program and more than likely, you should apply. Learn more about the Nike+ Accelerator program and Read the Rest…


SEOmoz to open an office in Portland

written by Clare Ryan on January 23, 2013 in Startup News with one Comment

This is the second piece of great news for Portland we’ve reported today.  SEOmoz has announced a plan to open a Portland based office called “Mozlandia.”   We are very excited for Rand and his team and can’t wait to see Read the Rest…


Oris4 Names New CEO

written by bethburgee on January 17, 2013 in Startup News with no comments

Halifax-based software company 2nd Act Innovations’ recently named Reza Kazemipour as Chief Executive Officer of Oris4, a cloud content management system that revolutionizes searching and managing content across the organization. Dealmaker Media knows Reza from way back and his experience speaks for itself. Kazemipour Read the Rest…