Cority acquired by Thoma Bravo
Microsoft acquires CyberX to accelerate and secure customers’ IoT deployments.
BlueJeans entered to an agreement to be acquired by Verizon, where BlueJeans will become part of the $30B Verizon Business team.
F5 Networks announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Shape Security. A leader in fraud and abuse prevention, Shape adds protection from automated attacks, botnets, and targeted fraud to F5’s world-class portfolio of application services, protecting customers’ digital experiences.
Norwest announces Norwest Venture Partners XV, a $2 billion fund and our largest to date, bringing the firm to $9.5B in capital under management.
Shopify announces that it has reached an agreement to acquire 6 River Systems Inc., a leading supplier of collaborative warehouse fulfillment solutions.
Microsoft signs an agreement to acquire Avere Systems, a leading provider of high-performance NFS and SMB file-based storage for Linux and Windows clients running in cloud, hybrid and on-premise environments.
The Colgate-Palmolive Company announces that it has agreed to purchase PCA Skin, a leader in medical-grade in-office and take-home skin care products.
RealPage, Inc., a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, announces the closing of its acquisition of the assets related to the Lease Rent Options (LRO) business from The Rainmaker Group.
ERT, a global data and technology company that minimizes uncertainty and risk in clinical trials, announces it has acquired iCardiac Technologies, a leading provider of centralized cardiac safety and respiratory solutions that accelerate clinical research.
Amobee, a subsidiary of Singtel, announces its acquisition of Turn, a leading provider of a global technology platform for marketers and agencies. The acquisition allows Amobee to offer marketers an independent, end-to-end advertising and data management platform across all channels, formats and devices.
Radware, a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions announces that it has acquired Seculert, a SaaS cloud-based provider of protection against enterprise network breach and data exfiltration.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and Jet.com, Inc. announce they have entered into a definitive agreement for Walmart to acquire Jet for approximately $3 billion in cash. The deal positions Walmart for expanded e-commerce growth and customer reach.
Apigee, a provider of API management, enters into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Google. By adding Apigee’s solutions to Google cloud, Google customers will accelerate the transition toward cloud, mobile and digital interaction with customers and partners via APIs.
Oracle signs an agreement to acquire Palerra, extending Oracle Identity Cloud Service with an innovative Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB). Together, Oracle and Palerra help accelerate cloud adoption securely by providing comprehensive identity and security cloud services.
Clarus Commerce, a pioneer of pre-paid shipping and the cashback movement, is acquired by Trivergance to further scale the platform.
Cloud infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) company Ravello Systems is acquired by Oracle, joining in Oracle’s IaaS mission to allow customers to run any type of workload in the cloud.
Norwest announces Norwest Venture Partners XIII, LP, its third consecutive $1.2B fund. Bringing the firm’s total capital to approximately $6 billion, the latest fund will allow Norwest to continue its pursuit of next generation early- to late-stage venture and growth equity investments across a wide range of sectors and geographies.
Pertino, a pioneer in cloud-based networking for enterprises, is acquired by Cradlepoint, a leader in software-defined 4G LTE network solutions.
Misfit Wearables, an inventor and manufacturer of premium wearable computing products, is acquired by Fossil Group for $260 million.
Software-defined video processing solutions leader Elemental Technologies is acquired by Amazon Web Services for $296 million.
Big data discovery leader 1010data is acquired by Advance for $500 million.
HP acquires software-defined networking startup ConteXtream.
Cyan Inc. (NYSE: CYNI), a leading provider of SDN, NFV, and packet-optical solutions for network operators, is acquired by Ciena (NYSE: CIEN).
Apigee® (Nasdaq: APIC), developer of an intelligent API platform for digital business, celebrates its initial public offering.
Uber acquires deCarta, the leading independent location-based services (LBS) platform company.
SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) (Nasdaq: SEDG), a global leader in PV inverters, power optimizers, and module-level monitoring services, celebrates its initial public offering.
true[X] media, a leading video advertising company specializing in consumer engagement and on-demand marketing campaigns, is acquired by 21st Century Fox.
Norwest celebrates a landmark year with 11 notable liquidity events, the launch of our $1.2B fund, a new San Francisco office, and 23 companies joining the Norwest community.
Norwest announces the opening of its new office in San Francisco’s South of Market District.
Watch a drone video featuring the office.
Hadoop-based adaptive analytical platform company Hadapt is acquired by Teradata.
High definition satellite imagery company Skybox Imaging is acquired by Google for $500 million.
Norwest announces Norwest Venture Partners XII, LP, a $1.2B fund targeting early to late-stage venture and growth equity investments, bringing the firm’s total capital and commitments to approximately $5 billion.
Leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry Sabre Corporation (Nasdaq: SABR), celebrates its initial public offering.
Wearable device technologies company Basis is acquired by Intel.
Music intelligence platform company The Echo Nest is acquired by Spotify.
Personalized entertainment discovery solutions company Veveo is acquired by Rovi.
Leading global managed and cloud-based network services company Virtela is acquired by NTT Communications for $525 million. Virtela was founded and incubated by Vab Goel, general partner, who also served as founding CEO and chairman. Promod Haque is a founding investor, having provided the initial funding to the company.
Fraud detection leader 41st Parameter is sold to Experian for $324 million.
Cyber security leader FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE) celebrates one of the most successful initial public offerings in 2013, with Norwest as an early-stage investor.
Israel-based storage management software company ScaleIO is acquired by EMC.
Cyan, a global supplier of software-defined networking (SDN) solutions, opens for trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “CYNI” after its initial public offering.
Travel search engine company KAYAK is acquired by Priceline for $1.8 billion.
Mobile banking solutions company Clairmail is acquired by Monitise.
Highly integrated power management solutions company Summit Microelectronics is acquired by Qualcomm.
Online advertising company Admeld is acquired by Google for $400 million.
Norwest celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Norwest begins investing out of its largest fund to date, Norwest Venture Partners XI (NVP XI), a $1.2 billion fund.