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Mendix closes $25m to double down on aPaaS development

Mendix closed a $25m round of funding this week which will use for product development and sales

Platform as a service provider Mendix announced this week that the company closed $25m in a funding round led by Battery Ventures. The company’s vice president of worldwide marketing Gottfried Sehringer told Business Cloud News the plan is to double down on development and sales, doubling its Boston staff.

Docker raises $15M for cloud agnostic app container

Docker raised $15m in series B financing to take its open source application container commercial

Open source startup Docker, previously known as dotCloud, announced Wednesday that it has successfully raised $15m in a new round of funding led by Greylock Partners, bringing the company’s total take to $27m since its founding in 2010. Docker chief executive officer Ben Golub said the funds would be used to increase its investment in the open source community and bolster its platform as a service offering.

Egnyte secures $30m, eyes EU expansion for private cloud share & sync

Vineet Jain, chief executive officer and founder of Egnyte

Provider of private cloud-based share and sync services Egnyte secured $29.5m in new investment Thursday from big backers that include Seadgate Technology, CenturyLink and Google Ventures. The company said the new investment will fuel its European expansion as the company also moves to invest more in product development and sales.

Talend secures $40m to help companies tackle big data integration

Talend recently secured $40m in new investment to grow its big data business

Big data integration specialist Talend announced $40m in new investment Wednesday, which will help fuel the company’s growth as it moves to capitalise on the big data boom. The company said its open source approach sets it apart from competitors like Informatica.

Opscode rebrands as Chef, scores $32m and refreshes exec lineup

Opscode rebranded as Chef, scored $32m in new venture capital and refreshed its executive suite

Opscode, maker of IT automation software Chef has rebranded to take the name of its increasingly popular offering after a series D round of funding that saw the company rake in another $32m. The influx of cash arrives as Chef refreshes its executive team and seeks to double its sales and engineering staff over the next year.

Cleardata scores $14m to expand healthcare-focused cloud

Cleardata secured $14M in series B financing, which will fuel its international growth

Healthcare-focused, cloud-based content management platform provider Cleardata announced Thursday that it secured $14 million in series B financing. The company said it will use the new funds to expand its healthcare-focused cloud platform to new regions.