Quantum acquires Symform’s technology and team

Symform, the Seattle-based cloud storage startup, announced today that its technology and development team have been acquired by Quantum, a San Jose-based backup and data retention company. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Quantum says it’s committed to maintaining Symform’s service for existing customers, and boosting its cloud offerings with the technology and human resources… Read More


National Association of Realtors invests $3M in cloud storage startup Symform

The venture capital arm of the National Association of Realtors today announced that it is investing $3 million in Symform, the Seattle cloud storage and data recovery startup founded by former Microsoft engineers Praerit Garg and Bassam Tabarra. Total funding now stands at $20 million, including the recent investment from Second Century Ventures as well… Read More


Cloud storage startup Symform raises $11 million

There’s been a steady stream of venture capital activity in Seattle enterprise software companies in recent weeks, from the $50 million round for Apptio to the $19.5 million round for Opscode. Now, here comes another big deal. Symform, the Seattle cloud storage startup, today is announcing $11 million in new financing led by WestRiver Capital… Read More


Cloud storage startup Symform scores $2 million

Symform has raised an additional $2 million in funding from WestRiver Capital, OVP Venture Partners and Longworth Venture Partners, bringing total cash raised in the Seattle cloud storage startup to $9 million. The money will be used for business development, marketing and sales. The company said that its user base grew by more than 800 percent over the… Read More


Tech Moves: Symform taps Dawson; changes at InfoSpace; etc.

Symform, the Seattle cloud storage startup which scored $1 million in financing in September, has named Margaret Dawson to the position of vice president of marketing. Dawson previously worked at Hubspan, Microsoft, and Aventail. “Margaret knows how to take a brand and product to market leadership and has the proven experience and passion to… Read More

Roving CEO Matthew Schiltz lands at the helm of Symform

Matthew Schiltz sure gets around. The Seattle technology executive just three months ago was named CEO of Powerit Solutions, a Seattle company whose software is used to increase energy efficiency at industrial companies. Now, Schiltz has landed a new gig, taking over the CEO role at online storage upstart Symform. Schiltz, who previously served as… Read More