C9 raises $12m Series D from Mayfield, InterWest, Leapfrog

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data2_lrgVenture capital firms Mayfield Fund, InterWest Partners and Leapfrog Ventures have led a $12m Series D round for big data company C9.

The round brings the san Mateo-based company’s fundraising total to $40m. It said it will use the funds to invest in sales, marketing and engineering.

C9 uses a cloud-based Big Data analytics platform to enable organizations to analyze and optimize revenue across marketing, sales, service and support. Its clients include LinkedIn, Google, Yahoo! and Stanley Black & Decker.

InterWest general partner Bruce Cleveland said, “C9 is poised for tremendous growth,  and I can’t think of a better leader to fuel that growth than Michael.

“His stellar Big Data expertise and savvy leadership skills are exactly what the company needs to scale to the next level.”

Last week Mayfield Fund backed a $25m funding round for social data management developer Gigya.

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