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DescriptionVenture Capital Firm



Boston Office
One Boston Place
Suite 2810
Boston, MA, 02108
Palo Alto Office
300 Hamilton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA, 94301


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Globespan Capital Partners

Globespan Capital Partners is a global venture capital firm with over $1 Billion under management. Globespan primarily invests in go-to-market rounds of information technology, Internet and mobile companies. Our investment team has a proven track record of effectively working with entrepreneurs, top tier co-investors and strategic partners to help build market-leading companies. In addition, our dedicated Asian Business Development team provides unparalleled access to Asian markets offering a compelling advantage to our entrepreneurs. With offices in Boston and Palo Alto, Globespan invests throughout the world on behalf of an international base of limited partners.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Betterment 4/2014Series C$32M6
Redfin 11/2013Series F$50M9
SundaySky 10/2013Series C$20M6
Divide 10/2013Series B$12M5
Pursway 10/2013Series B$7.2M2
BitSight Technologies 6/2013Series A$24M4
Pelican Imaging 5/2013Series C$20M5
VMTurbo 5/2013Series C1
Rev 3/2013Series A$4.5M3
Gild 2/2013Series A$8M5
Nantero 11/2012Series D$10M5
Perfecto Mobile 10/2012Series C$15M4
Kontera 10/2012Venture Round$1.34M1
Virident Systems 9/2012Series D$26M4
Gild 8/2012Seed$2M2
Roku 7/2012Series E$45M4
Virident Systems 7/2012Venture Round$5.7M5
Bityota 7/2012Private Equity$10M2
Credit Sesame 6/2012Series C$12M3
Kaminario 6/2012Series D$25M4
Certeon 5/2012Venture Round$4M3
Amalfi Semiconductor 4/2012Venture Round$20M3
Virident Systems 4/2012Private Equity$20.3M1
oDesk 3/2012Series D$15M4
ZeaChem 2/2012Series C$19M6
Virident Systems 11/2011Series C$21M5
Redfin 10/2011Series E$14.8M6
Coskata 8/2011Series D5
Roku 8/2011Venture Round$8M2
Gild 8/2011Seed$2.4M2
CloudShare 7/2011Venture Round$10M4
PerkStreet Financial 5/2011Series B$9M2
Kaminario 5/2011Series C$15M3
SignalSet 4/2011Series A$6M4
Open Mile 2/2011Series B$6M2
Virident Systems 11/2010Series B$12.7M3
Pelican Imaging 10/2010Series B$10M4
SundaySky 10/2010Series B$9M3
Coskata 7/2010Series D$23.7M6
expressor software 5/2010Venture Round$5.55M3
GupShup 3/2010Series D$12M3
SMS GupShup 1/2010Venture Round$12M3
Ampulse 11/2009Series A$8M2
Blackwave 9/2009Series C$7M3
Analogix Semiconductor 8/2009Series B$10M5
Amalfi Semiconductor 8/2009Series C$24M4
5min Media 7/2009Series B$7.5M2
StrongView 7/2009Series D$7.6M3
Silicor Materials 6/2009Series C$60M3
Quattro Wireless 3/2009Series C$10M2
Copan Systems 2/2009Venture Round$18.5M5
Solar Power Partners 2/2009Series B$32M4
Nurien Software 1/2009Series A$10M4
SundaySky 1/2009Series A$8M2
Coskata 11/2008Series C$40M5
Silicor Materials 11/2008Series B$102M3
Applied Identity 10/2008Series C$10M5
Solar Power Partners 9/2008Debt$100M1
Challenge Games 9/2008Series B$10M2
expressor software 8/2008Series B$10M3
Palo Alto Networks 8/2008Series C$26.6M4
Amobee 8/2008Series C$22M7
OpenSpan 7/2008Series C$13M5
oDesk 6/2008Series C$15M4
Optaros 6/2008Series C$12M4
MarketLive 5/2008Series E$20M5
Nurien Software 4/2008Series A$15M4
Coskata 3/2008Series B$19.5M5
Incipient 2/2008Series E$15.6M8
Fortisphere 11/2007Series A$10M2
Blackwave 10/2007Series B$16M3
Solar Power Partners 9/2007Series A$6M1
Copan Systems 9/2007Series D$32.4M8
Akorri Networks 9/2007Series C$15M4
Quattro Wireless 9/2007Series B$12.3M2
Analogix Semiconductor 8/2007Venture Round$14M4
Certeon 7/2007Series B$15M4
expressor software 7/2007Venture Round$7.5M2
Palo Alto Networks 6/2007Series B$18M3
GlassHouse Technologies 5/2007Series E$11.5M6
StrongView 4/2007Series C$13M4
Provigent 3/2007Series D$17M7
Vettro 3/2007Series D$15M1
Q1 Labs 1/2007Series D$9M5
Amobee 1/2007Series B$15M1
Blackwave 12/2006Series A$5M2
Zipcar 11/2006Venture Round$25M3
Nano Network Engines 10/2006Series A$6M2
oDesk 9/2006Series B$8M3
Exeros 9/2006Series B$12M3
NextMedium 7/2006Series B$6M3
Hatteras Networks 6/2006Venture Round$21M4
Silicor Materials 6/2006Series A$9M2
Applied Identity 5/2006Series B$12M4
FilmLoop 5/2006Series B$7M3
oDesk 4/2006Series A$6M3
Jajah 4/2006Series B$5M1
Linden Lab 3/2006Series B$11M7
Amalfi Semiconductor 2/2006Series B$20M3
Incipient 1/2006Series D$24M7
Avokia 1/2006Series B$6.43M4
StrongView 1/2006Series B$9.5M3
Agitar 1/2006Series C$10M3
BladeLogic 9/2005Series D$7M5
Analogix Semiconductor 6/2005Series B$15.4M4
SDL Enterprise Technologies 4/2005Series E$6M4
Ingrian Networks 4/2005Series D$15.4M5
Nominum 3/2005Series D$16M6
Cloakware 3/2005Series B$10M3
Nantero 3/2005Series C$15M4
Vericept 2/2005Venture Round$12.5M4
FilmLoop 2/2005Series A$5.6M2
NextMedium 2/2005Series A$3.5M2
Incipient 1/2005Series C$20.1M5
Revivio 1/2005Series C$25M7
Applied Identity 1/2005Series A$11M3
Plaxo 4/2004Series C$7M4
Plaxo 7/2003Series B$8.5M3
Nominum 2/2003Series C$10M1



  1. Betterment Raises $32 Million To Disrupt Money Management ( [edit]
  2. Online Real Estate Veteran Redfin Lands $50M From Tiger Global, Investment Giant T. Rowe Price As It Looks To Gain Market Share In The U.S. ( [edit]
  3. Personalized Video Ad Company SundaySky Raises $20M Round Led By Comcast Ventures ( [edit]
  4. Divide Raises $12M in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  5. Pursway Raises $7.2M To Help Marketers Find Social Influencers ( [edit]
  6. BitSight Technologies Closes $24M Series A Financing ( [edit]
  7. Pelican Imaging Closes $20M Series C Funding ( [edit]
  8. VMTurbo Raises Series C Funding ( [edit]
  9. Raises $4.5M in Series A Financing ( [edit]
  10. Gild Raises $8M Series A Venture Capital Funding ( [edit]
  11. Nantero gets $10M to move product into commercialization ( [edit]
  12. Mobile app tester Perfecto Mobile raises $15M ( [edit]
  13. VC funding: Q4 2012 [edit]
  14. Enterprise Flash Storage Company Virident Systems Raises $26M From Sequoia, Mitsui And Others ( [edit]
  15. Gild Grabs $2M To Help Companies Find And Hire Top Programmers ( [edit]
  16. Roku Becomes Pay TV’s Streaming Box Of Choice, Raises $45 Million From News Corp, BSkyB, And Others ( [edit]
  17. VC Funding: Q3 2012 [edit]
  18. VC Funding: Q3 2012 [edit]
  19. With $20 Billion In Consumer Debt Under Management, Credit Sesame Closes $12 Million Series B ( [edit]
  20. Kaminario Secures $25M Series D Funding ( [edit]
  21. Certeon Grabs New CEO, Another $4M From Insiders ( [edit]
  22. Amalfi Semiconductor Closes $20 Million in Funding ( [edit]
  23. VC Funding: Q2 2012 source [edit]
  24. Online Work Platform oDesk Raises $15M From T. Rowe Price, Benchmark ( [edit]
  25. ZeaChem, Inc.: Series C $19M ( [edit]
  26. Virident Grabs $21 Million From Intel Capital, Cisco, Sequoia And More For Enterprise Storage Solutions ( [edit]
  27. Redfin Raises Another $14.8 Million To Reinvent The Real Estate Market ( [edit]
  28. Coskata Holds First Close of Series D Round of Financing ( [edit]
  29. Roku grabs $8M, weeks after releasing Roku 2 ( [edit]
  30. Social Gaming And Developer Career Opportunity Platform Gild Raises $2.4 Million ( [edit]
  31. Sequoia And Others Put $10 Million In Cloud-Based Demo SaaS CloudShare ( [edit]
  32. PerkStreet pulls down another $9M in Series B cash ( [edit]
  33. Kaminario Closes $15M Round of Funding ( [edit]
  34. SignalSet Secures Series A Financing ( [edit]
  35. [edit]
  36. SEC ( [edit]
  37. Pelican Imaging Raises $10 Million in Series B Financing ( [edit]
  38. SundaySky Automatically Turns Web Content Into Videos, Raises $9 Million ( [edit]
  39. Coskata, Inc.: Series D $23.7M ( [edit]
  40. EDGAR [edit]
  41. SEC D ( [edit]
  42. India, SMS GupShup Raises $12M in Venture Capital Funding ( [edit]
  43. Ampulse Raises $8M to Marry Silicon With Thin-Film Production ( [edit]
  44. Video Content Manager Blackwave Secures $7 Million Third Round. ( [edit]
  45. Analogix Semiconductor Closes $10 Million Series B-3 Funding ( [edit]
  46. Chip maker Amalfi gets $24M funding for cellphone guts ( [edit]
  47. ‘How To’ Video Site 5min Raises An Extra $7.5 Million ( [edit]
  48. StrongMail Raises $7.6 Million—Likely In Order To Fund Purchase Of PopularMedia ( [edit]
  49. CaliSolar shines with $60M for photovoltaic cells ( [edit]
  50. Quattro Wireless Raises $10 Million ( [edit]
  51. COPAN Systems Announces an Additional $18.5m in Funding-Investment Positions Company to Extend Leadership Position in Persistent Data Storage Market and Increase Customer ROI ( [edit]
  52. Solar Power Partners takes on $32M for solar panel sales ( [edit]
  53. Nurien Software Secures Additional $10M in Series A-1 Funding From Leading U.S. and China VCs ( [edit]
  54. SundaySky Secures First Institutional Round of $8 million from Carmel Ventures and Globespan Capital Partners ( [edit]
  55. Coskata Gets $40M to Fuel Refinery Construction ( [edit]
  56. CaliSolar raises over $100M for planned “dirty” silicon cell factory ( [edit]
  57. VentureBeat ( [edit]
  58. Solar Power Partners reaches $100M in funding for renewable power sales ( [edit]
  59. Challenge Games raises $10 Million in Series B funding ( [edit]
  60. expressor software secures $10 million in series b venture funding ( [edit]
  61. Palo Alto Networks Raises $27 Million in Series C Financing ( [edit]
  62. Mobile Firm Amobee Raises $22 Million For Ad-Supported Cellphone Service ( [edit]
  63. OpenSpan Secures $13 Million of C-Round Funding ( [edit]
  64. [edit]
  65. equity help desk ( [edit]
  66. Press Releases ( [edit]
  67. Nurien Gets $15M in Series A for 3D Social Networking ( [edit]
  68. Coskata Collects $19.5M for Cellulosic Ethanol ( [edit]
  69. ( [edit]
  70. Fortisphere, raises $10M for virtualization software. ( [edit]
  71. Acinion Changes Name to Blackwave Inc., Raises $16 Million in Series B Financing ( [edit]
  72. Solar Power Partners raises $6M for solar energy management ( [edit]
  74. korri Revs Up with $15 Million in Series C Financing ( [edit]
  75. [edit]
  76. EDGAR [edit]
  77. Certeon Raises $15 M in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  78. Sigma's Potter to lead Expressor Software as CEO ( [edit]
  79. Palo Alto Networks Raises $18 Million in Series B Financing ( [edit]
  80. SEC Filing Via Liquid Scenarios Search2Model ( [edit]
  81. SEC ( [edit]
  82. Provigent, system-on-a-chip for wireless, raises more cash ( [edit]
  83. EDGAR [edit]
  84. EDGAR [edit]
  85. [edit]
  86. Citation Needed [add]
  87. Global Car Sharing Leader Launches Service in London and Announces $25 Million in New Funding ( [edit]
  88. EDGAR [edit]
  89. oDesk Announces $8 million Series B Round Led by Benchmark Capital ( [edit]
  90. Exeros Secures $12M in B-Round Financing. ( [edit]
  91. LOS ANGELES--- NextMedium Raises $6 Million in Series B Financing Led by Bessemer Venture Partners ( [edit]
  92. Hatteras Networks Plans Major Expansion With $21M in New Funding ( [edit]
  93. CaliSolar Home ( [edit]
  94. Applied Identity Raises $12M ( [edit]
  95. FilmLoop Secures $7 Million Investment; ComVentures Leads Investment To Support FilmLoop's Continued Growth. ( [edit]
  96. oDesk Announces $6 million in Series A Funding ( [edit]
  97. [edit]
  98. 'Second Life' scores $11 million in funding ( [edit]
  99. Amalfi Semiconductor Secures $20 Million in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  100. Storage Virtualization Software Developer Incipient, Inc. Secures $24 Million in Series D Financing ( [edit]
  101. EDGAR [edit]
  102. StrongMail Systems Secures $9.5 Million in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  103. Agitar Snags Another $10M ( [edit]
  104. BladeLogic Closes $7 Million Series D Round of Funding & Appoints Steve Walske, Former PTC CEO, as Chairman of the Board; Proceeds to be Used to Accelerate Growth via Additional Investments in Sales and Research and Development ( [edit]
  105. Analogix Semiconductor Secures $15.4 Million Serier B Funding ( [edit]
  106. Idiom Closes $6 Million Round of Venture Financing ( [edit]
  107. Ingrian Nets $15.4 Million in Fourth Round Fundin ( [edit]
  108. IP Address Management Leader Nominum Secures $16 Million in Additional Funding ( [edit]
  109. Cloakware Secures $10 Million in Series B Round Funding; Funding to Fuel ( [edit]
  110. Nantero Announces $15mm in Funding ( [edit]
  111. Vericept Corporation Secures $12.5 Million in New Financing to Expand Leadership Position ( [edit]
  112. EDGAR [edit]
  113. EDGAR [edit]
  114. EDGAR [edit]
  115. Revivio Secures $25 Million in Series C Funding Round ( [edit]
  116. EDGAR [edit]
  117. Plaxo connects to more funding ( [edit]
  118. Plaxo Press Release - 7/28/2003 ( [edit]
  119. Nominum Secures $10 Million in Series C Funding ( [edit]
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