Plumbing for Data
Mike Volpi on Why Index is Investing in Confluent
Avoiding the Pitfalls of Benchmarking
Steve Cadigan on why Google's best practices may not work for your company.
Deciphering the Buzz Around Security
Shardul Shah on why enterprise security is currently at an inflection point.
Pure Storage's Scott Dietzen Chats With Index's Mike Volpi
Pure Storage CEO Scott Dietzen Shares How He Transitioned Back to Startup & What Keeps Him Up At Night
The Medieval Village and the Irish Entrepreneur
Security is one the hottest areas of venture investing these days—an unsurprising development, given the ever-increasing frequency and severity of the attacks on enterprises.
Joining the Index family
Ilya Fushman on Why He's Joining Index Ventures
Egalet Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering
WAYNE, Pa. - Egalet Corporation ("Egalet") today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 4,200,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $12.00 per share.
13 lessons from the Salesforce frontline
Index companies and Salesforce discuss how to get the most out of CRM.
The Cambridge Satchel Company Raises $21M From Index Ventures
The Cambridge Satchel Company, the leather goods brand and maker of the original and best satchel, today announces funding of $21m from Index Ventures, backers of global brands and fashion retailers including ASOS, Moleskine, Net-á-Porter and Nasty Gal.
The New Perimeter: Why We Invested in Adallom
Since SaaS emerged as a viable enterprise model over a decade ago, IT directors have lost sleep many nights worrying how to secure the ever-growing, ever-morphing, perimeter-less network known unassumingly as the 'cloud'. And that challenge is only getting more complex by the day.
Trustpilot Secures $25 Million Funding to Accelerate Growth
New York – London – Copenhagen – Trustpilot, the leading review community for online shoppers, today announces it has raised $25m in Series C financing.
Mobile-focused brokerage for all
With technology reshaping and demystifying all aspects of financial services, from foreign exchange and insurance to asset and wealth management, Index is very excited to be part of an early stage investment in Robinhood (www.Robinhoodapp.com), an iOS (and soon, Android) app, which is transforming the way people invest in individual stocks.
MyOptique Group announces £8 million funding
MyOptique Group, Europe's leading online optical retailer selling prescription glasses (Glasses Direct, MyOptique), sunglasses (Sunglasses Shop) and contact lenses (LensOn), today announced it has secured £8 million in investment and appointed a new Chairman to bolster its aggressive international expansion plans.
MetaPack accelerates international growth following £20m investment
MetaPack, the leading provider of delivery management solutions for retailers, announces today a £20m investment from Index Ventures, a leading venture capital investor in growth companies.
SoftBank and GungHo Announce Strategic Investment of USD 1.5 Billion in Supercell
SoftBank and GungHo today announced that they have entered into an agreement with Supercell.
Saul Klein's Keynote at Dublin Web Summit
Majority World Report 2013: Risk and Reward
The best startup in Europe we can't invest in
Everyone is rightly excited about the wall of amazing tech-enabled startups being born in Europe and Israel, disrupting massive industries including media, marketing, fashion, retail, travel, finance and transportation.
Futurelytics raises $800K to bring easy-to-use prescriptive analytics to companies of all sizes
Futurelytics Inc., a prescriptive analytics platform that helps businesses derive value from their data, announced that it has closed a Series Seed financing round of $800K. The company will use the funds to accelerate product development, initiate new strategic partnerships and expand internationally, initially to the US and the UK.
Criteo Prices Initial Public Offering
Criteo S.A. (CRTOF), a leading global technology company that specializes in performance display advertising, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 8,082,580 American Depository Shares, representing the company's ordinary shares, at a price to the public of $31.00 per American Depositary Share.
Funding Circle Launches In U.S. With $37M Investment
Online business lending pioneer joins forces with San Francisco-based Endurance Lending Network.
Outbrain Raises $35 Million in New Funding Round
Latest Round Brings Outbrain's Total Funding to $99M, Comes on Heels of CFO Hire and Aggressive Growth
A Letter to German Entrepreneurs
As the European startup ecosystem matures, you would expect young entrepreneurs to enjoy ever-increasing access to useful advice from mentors, business leaders, experienced entrepreneurs, legal advisors and investors.
Clinical Trial Transparency
Today, the majority of clinical trials that are run never report their results in a form that is accessible to the public.
Lacoon Aims to Set New Benchmarks for Enterprise Mobile Security
Lacoon announces general release of MobileFortress and an $8M Series A funding round led by Index Ventures.
Supercell Achieves Orbit
In 2010, the thirtieth year of SoftBank’s existence, its founder Masayoshi Son outlined the company’s vision for the next 30 years.
“Don’t Trust the Horse, Trojans!”
The myth of the Trojan horse is epic, but you might not remember an important character - Lacoon.
Monsanto to Acquire The Climate Corporation
Investment creates industry-leading capabilities to meet the needs of farmers in the agriculture information age and expands near and long-term opportunity for Monsanto's business and Integrated Farming Systems platform.
Helping Farmers Protect Their Crops From Adverse Weather
This morning Monsanto announced its acquisition of The Climate Corporation. Index Ventures led Climate’s seed round and co-led or participated in every round the company has raised since.
Flipboard Raises $50 Million
Palo Alto, Calif. — Today Flipboard Inc. announced it has closed its Series C financing round, adding $50 million in capital to accelerate the company's vision of improving the discovery, curation and creation of great content that moves the world forward.
LSE readies for lift off
There comes a time in the life-span of any large, successful company when they consider an IPO.
FuzeBox Targets Global Expansion, Raises $26M
Targeting global expansion, FuzeBox, a leading cloud-based provider of real-time communication and collaboration solutions, today named former Yammer and Salesforce.com executive David Obrand as CEO, and announced $26 million in Series B financing led by Hermes Growth Partners with additional funding from Series A investors Index Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Insight Venture Partners.
It has often been said that one of the key features that distinguishes “big pharma” from biotech is access to the latest technological platforms to aid efficient drug discovery and development.
Meet The "Mind-Reading" Startup
We at Index are leading a $17.5m Series B round into London-based app developer SwiftKey (TouchType Ltd), makers of the best-selling Android app of 2012, the SwiftKey virtual keyboard.
SwiftKey raises series B to expand product portfolio, fuel global expansion
Company behind best-selling keyboard app SwiftKey raises $17.5M to expand product portfolio and fuel major US push.
Pure Storage Closes $150M Funding Round with Top Tier Public Market Investors
Valued at Over $1B with Strong Sequential Quarterly Growth, All-Flash Pioneer Is Industry's Fastest Growing Enterprise Storage Company; Adds Industry Veteran Frank Slootman to Its Board.
The Man Who Cured Ageing?
When Disraeli supposedly said “The only two certainties in life are death and taxes” he could not have imagined that little over a century later, such rock-solid logic could be under threat.
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