Gunderson Dettmer client Docupace, a developer of cloud based software that increases the efficiency and profitability of financial services professionals, was acquired by FTV Capital.
Gunderson Dettmer client TenaFe, a solid- state drive (SSD) controller developer, raised a $29 million USD Series A financing co-led by China’s Northern Light Venture Capital (NLVC) and Eight Roads Ventures.
Gunderson Dettmer client Qiming Venture Partners has led two rounds in Yunyinggu, a Shenzhen-based OLED display driver designer. Yunyinggu has obtained CNY 200 million ($28 million USD) in an extended Series C.
Gunderson Dettmer represented Affinivax, a vaccine development company focused on protections against infectious diseases, in its $120 million Series B financing led by Viking Global Investors. Other investors included Bain Capital Life Sciences and Ziff Capital Partners.
Gunderson Dettmer represented Updata Partners in the formation of its sixth fund, Updata Partners VI, L.P. with over $308 million in capital commitments.
Gunderson Dettmer represented Amgen in connection with the launch of AmMax Bio, in partnership with LifeMax Laboratories. In the transaction, Amgen provided to AmMax an exclusive worldwide license for the right to develop, manufacture and commercialize AMG 820, a monoclonal antibody against the colony-stimulating factor 1 receptor (“CSF-1R”) that has completed Phase I/II clinical studies in solid tumors. AmMax Bio will focus on treating orphan diseases.
Gunderson Dettmer client Yellow Messenger, a conversational AI platform for customer engagement, raised its $20 million Series B financing that was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.
Gunderson Dettmer client TScan Therapeutics, an immunotherapy company for blood cancers, announced it had entered into a licensing and collaboration agreement with Novartis.
Gunderson Dettmer advised Natera, Inc. in a Rule 144A offering of over $285 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due. Public Offerings/Public Companies Partners Jeffrey R. Vetter and Jeffrey C. Thacker, corporate partner John Dietz and associates Ryan J. Gunderson, Leanne A. Gould and Matthew K. Rietfors led the team advising Natera.
Gunderson Dettmer represented Tenaya Capital as it led the $31 million Series A financing in Kargo, a Jakarta-based digital freight technology startup.
Gunderson Dettmer client Cohesity, a company dedicated to simplifying data management, raised its Series E financing totaling $250 million led by DFJ Growth, Foundation Capital, Greenspring Associates, and Wing Venture Capital.
Gunderson Dettmer client Factual announced its merger with Foursquare to create an independent leader in location-based technology data.
Gunderson Dettmer client Tiger Global led the $100 million funding round in Perfect Diary, an e-commerce based cosmetics company. Hopu Management Investments and Boyu Capital also participated.
Gunderson Dettmer client Sentient Energy, a platform that provides intelligent sensing for power utilities, was acquired by Koch Engineered Solutions.
Gunderson Dettmer client Coefficient Capital raised a $170 million initial fund focused on investing in digitally powered consumer brands.
Gunderson Dettmer represented Lightspeed Venture Partners as it led the $10 million Series A financing in Chilibeli, a community-based social commerce startup.
Gunderson Dettmer client Arctic Wolf, a security operations center as a service, raised $60 million in a Series D financing led by Blue Cloud Ventures and Stereo Capital.
Gunderson Dettmer client Felicis Ventures announced its newest fund with committed capital of $510 million.
Gunderson Dettmer client Netfliy, a web development platform, announced its $53 million Series C financing. The financing was led by EQT Ventures Fund and included Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins and Preston-Werner Ventures.
Gunderson Dettmer client Azul Systems, a developer of Java runtime products, announced it will receive $340 million in a strategic transaction with Vitruvian Partners.
Gunderson Dettmer client Akouos, a gene therapy company that focuses on restoring and preserving hearing announced its Series B financing. The company’s Series B financing, led by Pivotal bioVenture Partners totaled $105 million.
Gunderson Dettmer client GSR Ventures led the Series B investment in EventBank, an event and membership SaaS platform.
Gunderson Dettmer client Grupo Zap, a real estate services platform, has been acquired by OLX Brazil for over $640 million.
Gunderson Dettmer client China Creation Ventures invested in Ding Dong Classroom, an AI driven online English language learning platform. The company’s Series B financing, led by Cathay Capital Private Equity totaled $10 million and included participation from K2VC and Xiang He Capital.
Gunderson Dettmer client Andreessen Horowitz led the Series G investment in Roblox, an online game platform. The funding totaled $150 million and included participation from Temasek, Tencent, Tiger Global, Altos Ventures and Meritech Capital.
Gunderson Dettmer client Asia Partners led the US$35 million Series B-1 financing round into Snapask, an on-demand tutoring app.
Gunderson Dettmer client HeadSpin, a global testing platform designed to optimize the connections across networks and applications, announced its Series C financing of $60 million led by ICONIQ Captial and Dell Technologies Capital.
Gunderson Dettmer advised Theravance in a follow-on public offering of 5,500,000 shares at a price to the public of $27.00 per share for gross proceeds of approximately $148.5 million. Capital markets partner Jeff Vetter, corporate partner David Young, tax partner Jaime Narayan, and associates Colin Conklin and Tanya Tarczynski led the team advising Theravance.
Gunderson Dettmer client Sokowatch, a mobile retail app for informal markets in Africa, announced its Series A financing of $14 million led by Quona Capital.
Gunderson Dettmer client Lightspeed Venture Partners co-led Laiye’s Series C investment with Lightspeed China Partners.
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