Tamr, a data “Curation” startup that enables enterprises to unlock and analyze data from hard-to-access internal and external sources, has emerged with more than $16 million in financing led by Google Ventures and New Enterprise Associates.
SingleHop, the host of public and private clouds, has raised $14.8 million in venture debt to fuel its growth and make acquisitions.
The filing shows GoPro made nearly $1 billion in revenue last year and $60 million in profit, a testament to the popularity of its cameras that attach to everything from ski helmets to surfboards.
The San Mateo, Calif., company first raised $88 million in venture capital in 2011, followed the next year by a $200 million infusion at a valuation of $2.3 billion.
Mobile anonymous sharing app Whisper confirmed that it raised $36 million inits third round of venture capital funding from new investors China’s Tencent, Shasta Ventures and Thrive Capital and return backers including Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners, Fortune’s Dan Primack and TechCrunch’s Ryan Lawler reported.
Earnest, a startup that provides small loans to individuals based on their earning potential rather than credit history, just raised $15 million in funding from investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Atlas Venture and Maveron, the WSJ’s Douglas MacMillan reports.
Tom Perkins, the famed venture capital guru who co-founded Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, is giving $2.5 million to endow a professorship in oncology research at UC San Francisco, Chris Rauber reports for the San Francisco Business Times.