Ben Golub

Docker Announces $95m Series D Funding Round

This morning, we announced a $95M Series D funding round that will help ensure that Docker can deliver on an ambitious set of long term priorities. More importantly, we believe that it will enable us to deliver on product, support, and community enablement in a manner worthy of our incredible ecosystem and the sea of change that the open Docker platform is bringing to how distributed applications are built, shipped, and run.

Ben Golub

Docker Closes $40M Series C Led by Sequoia

Today is a great day for the Docker team and the whole Docker ecosystem. We are pleased to announce that Docker has closed a $40M Series C funding round led by Sequoia Capital.  In addition to giving us significant financial resources, Docker now has the insights and support of a board that includes Benchmark, Greylock, Sequoia, Trinity, and Jerry Yang. This puts us in a great position to invest aggressively in the future of distributed applications. We’ll be able to significantly expand and build the Docker platform and our ecosystem of developers, contributors, and partners, while developing a broader set of solutions for enterprise users. We are also very fortunate that we’ll be gaining the counsel of Bill Coughran, who was the SVP of Engineering at Google for eight years prior to joining Sequoia, and who helped spearhead the extensive adoption of container-based technologies in Google’s Continue reading…

Ben Golub

Docker Closes $15 M Series B Funding

We’re excited to announce that Docker, Inc. has closed a $15 M Series B round of funding. The round was led by Greylock Partners, with participation by Insight Venture Partners and our existing investors: Benchmark (Peter Fenton), Trinity Ventures (Dan Scholnick), and Jerry Yang/AME Cloud Ventures. This round is significant for a number of reasons. First, the fact that we could get a large round like this, at a really attractive valuation, led by one of the top venture firms, is a real testament to the excitement and promise that people are seeing in Docker. Perhaps more importantly, it’s a reflection of the amazing work done by both the team at Docker and by the broader ecosystem of community members, partners, platforms, and contributors. Of course, it is also a reflection of Solomon’s incredible vision and foresight.* Second, the round gives Continue reading…