Friday, September 5, 2014

Pet supply retail chain PetSmart has plans to acquire Plymouth Meeting, Pa.-based e-commerce company Pet360, Technical.ly reported this week. The sale is expected to close in the next month or two. The acquisition amount hasn't been disclosed.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Okta has hired Andrew Wittman as chief marketing officer. Prior to joining Okta, Wittman worked at CA Technologies. Based in San Francisco, Okta is an identity management service. It is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, Khosla Ventures and Sequoia Capital.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

vArmour, a security startup that has been in stealth mode for the past three years, is today announcing not one but two more rounds of funding as it finally gears up for a launch later this year. The startup, based out of Mountain View, has raised $36 million in Series B and Series C rounds. The first of these, a $15 million tranche from December 2013, was led by Menlo Ventures (which has led on another enterprise investment being announced today), while the $21 million Series C comes from Columbus Nova Technology Partners (CNTP), Citi Ventures and Work-Bench Ventures.

Friday, July 25, 2014

HOLMDEL, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG), a leading provider of communications services connecting consumers and businesses through cloud-connected devices worldwide, today announced that it has elected Naveen Chopra to serve as a member of its Board of Directors.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Gigamon ® Inc. GIMO +1.23% , a leader in traffic visibility solutions with the innovative Visibility Fabric ™ architecture, today announced the appointment of Mike Burns as chief financial officer, effective immediately.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - July 23, 2014) - Trifacta, a Data Transformation platform provider, today announced that Adam Wilson has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. Wilson brings more than 18 years of experience in data management and analytics to Trifacta.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Why would prestigious VCs Founders Fund and Lowercase Capital invest $4.5 million in what looks like a Tinder clone? Because Hinge is building a romance graph of what structured data clues suggest two people will want to date. While Hinge’s app might not be as carefree as swiping through Tinder’s seemingly endless queue of mates, it delivers a daily set of tailored matches based on your profession, education history, and interests, as well who you’ve had the hots for in the past.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) announced that Mark A. Featherstone resigned from his position as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Quaker, effective June 27, 2012, in order to pursue other career opportunities. Mr. Featherstone's departure does not result from any disagreement with Quaker on any matter relating to Quaker's operations, policies or practices.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

SAN DIEGO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotient, the leading provider of facial expression analysis software, today announced that Stephen Ritter joined the company as Senior Vice President of Product Development. Stephen brings extensive engineering management experience from successful start-ups and larger enterprises, including Cypher Genomics, Websense and McAfee, an Intel company.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Cartera Commerce, the leader of omni-channel marketing solutions that increase revenue and customer loyalty for merchants, has named Erin Warren as its senior vice president of marketing. In this new role, Warren will leverage her previous direct-to-consumer digital marketing experiences in the financial, technology and consumer goods industries to lead the company in its goal to make shopping more rewarding for consumers.

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