Funding and Acquisitions Roundup: No Series A crunch here: Enterprise IT continues to capture big investment—HG Data, SwiftStack and Catchpoint Systems announce significant new rounds

By Editor March 13, 2013

Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:


HG Data, which helps enterprise technology salespeople utilize big data to land big sales has raised $2 million in what is being described as a venture funding round. The company, which was founded in 2010, previously raised a $1 million Seed round and a $1 million Angel round. More about the funding via GigaOM.

Software-defined storage startup SwiftStack has landed $6.1 million in Series A funding, led by Mayfield Fund. The company raised $1.5 million in Seed funding in May, 2012. Read more about the news funding via GigaOM.

New York City-based Catchpoint Systems has garnered $3.2 million in Series A funding to build out the company’s web performance, application monitoring and real-time analytics platform. Catchpoint was founded in 2008 by former Google and DoubleClick veterans and previously raised two venture rounds totaling more than $1.5 million. Here’s the press release announcing the closing of the new funding round.


Oracle has agreed to acquire private cloud management company Nimbula. As of early Wednesday morning, the terms have not yet been disclosed. Read about the details via GigaOM.

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