Tech Company Financing Transactions

BrightEdge Funding Round

On 3/15/2012, BrightEdge raised $12.6 million in Series C funding from Intel Capital, Altos Ventures and Battery Ventures.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series C

Intel Capital (Lead Investor) (Lisa Lambert)

Altos Ventures

Battery Ventures (Satya Patel)

Illuminate Ventures

Proceeds Purpose
The funding will be used to continue its team growth, which has doubled in size as well as help expand the company's footprint with offices in NY and London.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Internet & IoT
Mailing Address
989 E Hillsdale Blvd. 300
Foster City, CA 94404
Email Address
BrightEdge is the leading SEO and content performance marketing platform, helping more than 1,300 customers generate more organic traffic. BrightEdge is based in San Mateo, CA with offices in New York, Seattle, Chicago, Cleveland, Tokyo, Sydney, and London. Contact us for an SEO demo today.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Jim Yu
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Chief Technical Officer
Lemuel Park
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VP - Bus. Development
Thomas Ziola
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VP - Customer Service
Ran Van Riper
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VP - Human Resources
Cary Heaton
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VP - Operations
Albert Gouyet
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VP - Sales
Michael Sundareson
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