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JanRain Funding Round

JanRain, based in Portland, scored $27 million from HighBAR Partners, DFJ Frontier and Emergence Capital Partners.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series D
Proceeds Purpose
The new funding will enable Janrain to continue building upon its industry-leading Customer Identity Management Platform while broadening its scope to include deeper analytic insight into user engagement.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Enterprise IT
Mailing Address
1233 NW 12th Ave. 150
Portland, OR 97209
Email Address
JanRain has been a recognized leader and catalyst driving the OpenID market forward since 2005. While providing OpenID solutions for both consumers and businesses, our company has helped create the OpenID Foundation and the majority of the OpenID-enabled websites are running our open source libraries and utilities.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
James Kaskade
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Chief Financial Officer
Martin Day
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Chief Technical Officer
Darryl Nicholson
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Larry Drebes
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VP - General Counsel
Lewis Barr
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VP - Human Resources
Carol Ward
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VP - Product Management
Todd Etchieson
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