Business Cloud News

Cloud-based supply chain firm Taulia bags $13m

Taulia has raised $70m since its founding in 2009

Taulia, a provider of cloud-based supplier invoicing and payments software, has secured $13m in series D funding, which the company said would help fuel its penetration into new verticals.

PowWow scores $2.5m to bring Windows desktop apps to mobile

PowWow co-founder and chief executive officer Andrew Cohen

PowWow, a provider of software that virtualises Windows applications and delivers them on mobile platforms, has secured $2.5m in a funding round which concluded this week. The firm said it would use the funds to bolster its go-to-market strategy and expand its engineering team.

Docker nabs $40m to boost containerisation effort

Docker has secured $40m in its latest funding round

Linux containerisation incumbent Docker announced it has secured $40m in a funding round led by Sequoia, which the company said would be used to expand its ecosystem of developers and partners.

Cloud monitoring firm Cloudyn secures $4m

Cloud monitoring firm Cloudyn secured $4m in new investment

Cloudn, which offers a cloud platform monitoring and optimisation service has secured $4m in its latest funding round, bringing its total secured investment to $5.5m. The company said the funds will be used to build support for more cloud platforms.

Google to give $100k in cloud resources to startups

Google will give $100k worth of cloud resources to startups

Google has announced an initiative in partnership with 50 incubators, accelerators and investors globally to make $100,000 in Google Cloud Platform resources available to startups in a bid to attract entrepreneurial developers to the platform.

DataStax bags $106m to bolster cloud-centric databases

DataStax secured $106m in funding and will target the Asia Pacific region and India for expansion

DataStax, a provider of enterprise-grade Apache Cassandra, announced it has secured $106m in series E financing. The company’s chief customer officer and co-founder Matt Pfeil told BCN that NoSQL and is quickly becoming the transactional database technology of choice.

IndoorAtlas raises $10m from Baidu, gains exclusivity in China

IndorrAtlas scored $10m in funding from Baidu, China's answer to Google

Finland-based IndoorAtlas, a provider of mobile indoor mapping technology, has secured $10m in new funding from China’s largest search engine, Baidu. The company also announced an exclusivity agreement for the Chinese that will give IndoorAtlas access to hundreds of millions of users.

Cloud Direct scores £1.5m to bolster cloud service brokerage

Brett Raynes, founder and chief executive officer of Cloud Direct

UK-based cloud brokerage firm Cloud Direct has secured £1.5m equity investment this week, which will go towards strategic acquisitions and bolstering the firm’s reach.

ClipCard raises $10m to help users find data in multiple clouds


Seattle-based startup ClipCard, which offers a service that lets users search, aggregate and share data from multiple cloud platforms and applications, has secured $10m in funding.

VMware vets launch Platform9 to mash up best of AWS, Docker and OpenStack

Platform9 aims to give IT admins management and automation capabilities for virtualised and containerised environments in one place

Platform9, a cloud management platform founded by former VMware engineers, emerged from stealth mode Tuesday and announced it has secured $4.5m in funding from Redpoint Ventures. The company said it aims to AWS-style public cloud capabilities in-house to VMware, OpenStack, KVM and Docker with its cloud management and automation platform.