Follow The Money: 10 Recent Tech VC Investments To Watch In August


Meteor Development Group

HQ: San Francisco

CEO: Geoff Schmidt, Matt DeBergalis, Nick Martin (Meteor co-authors)
New Funding: $11.2 million
Round: A
Backers: Andreessen Horowitz, Matrix Partners, others

Meteor, with its Series A round of funding, has a formidable list of advisers and directors on board, including Spring Framework creator and former VMware executive Rod Johnson (left). Meteor's open-source software applications run from a user's computer or mobile device to retrieve needed data from cloud services -- something Meteor's backers maintain offers users a cleaner, faster experience than the running of applications on far away servers.

 



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