Follow The Money: 10 Recent Tech VC Investments To Watch

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Blue Jeans Network

HQ: Mountain View, Calif.

CEO: Krish Ramakrishnan
New Funding: $25 million
Round: C
Backers: Accel Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Norwest Venture Partners

A hot startup among video solution providers, Blue Jeans Network offers a cloud-based meeting room service in which users can host, schedule and manage their own conferences via a Web interface. The "wow" factor is Blue Jeans' ability to bridge different video and audio protocols, meaning easy conferencing between high-end Cisco or Polycom video systems, for example, with consumer-grade services such as Skype or Google Talk, or an audio caller using the PSTN.


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