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The Funded: VMware buys Avi Networks; 12 Bay Area startups raise over $500M

Jun 14, 2019 - Silicon Valley Business News
Mergers and Acquisitions-Investments

Palo Alto-based VMware Inc. on Thursday said it agreed to acquire Santa Clara-based Avi Networks Inc. for an undisclosed amount.

Avi had raised about $115 million and was valued at about $275 million in its most recent round of funding last summer. Its investors included Lightspeed Venture Partners, Greylock Partners, Menlo Ventures and Cisco Systems.

Here is the rest of the Bay Area venture news at the end of the week, including 12 startups that disclosed they raised over $500 milli...