Wednesday, July 25, 2007

TechTribe gets funding from 3 PE funds including Canaan Partners

Canaan Partners, a $2.4 billion global venture capital firm, today announced it has led a joint investment with The Entrepreneur's Funds and Miven Venture Partners in techTribe, India's leading career networking portal as reported by PRWeb.

techTribe is a software company that enables current and future Indian technology professionals to enhance their careers through social networking. The investment will be used to expand techTribe's sales and marketing infrastructure in India and to drive new revenue growth. Alok Mittal, Canaan's managing director in India, will be named to the techTribe board of directors.

The Indian career networking market for middle- and senior-level executives is worth $400 million, according to techTribe, which has operations in San Francisco and New Delhi.

Canaan Partners is a leading global venture capital firm specializing in early-stage information technology and life sciences investments. Founded in 1987, Canaan Partners has $2.4 billion capital under management and has invested in more than 240 companies, completed 63 mergers and acquisitions, and brought over 50 companies public.

The Entrepreneurs' Fund III (TEF3) is a Silicon Valley based, early stage venture fund focused on Software and Healthcare startups. Miven Venture Partners, founded in 2005, is a multi-stage venture capital firm with a primary focus on investing in consumer related technology companies.

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