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Ignition-backed Cloudera scores whopping $65M round

It’s been a good week for Ignition Partners, the Bellevue venture capital firm. On Wednesday, Citrix Systems announced its intentions to acquire Ignition portfolio company Zenprise in a deal that Fortune pegged at $355 million. Now, Cloudera, a four-year-old Hadoop based software startup led by ex-engineers from Facebook, Google and Yahoo, has scored $65 million… Read More

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Ignition Partners leads $40 million round for Cloudera

Ignition Partners, Greylock, Accel, In-Q-Tel, Meritech Capital Partners and others are pumping $40 million into Cloudera, a Palo Alto, California-based maker of software and services tied to the Apache Hadoop open source project. Founded in 2008, Cloudera raised a $5 million round in 2009 and $25 million last fall. Total funding now stands at about $80… Read More