Boston Roundup: Consumer United, StarWind, ezCater, Threat Stack
A flurry of recent technology financing deals:
—Consumer United, an online consumer insurance marketplace, has raised another $14 million in venture capital. BetaBoston reports the round was led by Spark Capital and Thayer Street Partners. The Boston-based company was listed last year on the Inc. 5000, with reported 2012 revenue of $10.2 million.
—StarWind Software, a Wakefield, MA-based data storage software provider, has raised a $3.25 million Series B investment. Almaz Capital led the round, joined by ABRT Venture and AVentures Capital. The company says it has more than 30,000 customers in 100 countries.
—EzCater, an online ordering service for catering, has added $3 million in growth capital. Investors include private equity firm Breton Capital Management, Launchpad Venture Group, and angel investors. In a press release, CEO Stefania Mallett says the Boston-based company plans to have more than 50,000 caterers around the country on its service in the next year.
—Threat Stack, a Cambridge, MA-based developer of cloud computing security software, has added about $2.7 million in new equity investment from investors Atlas Venture and .406 Ventures. Threat Stack also has hired a new CEO, former Signiant and Bit9 executive Doug Cahill. The company was previously part of the TechStars Cloud accelerator program.