Redwood City, CA-based Upthere Inc has come out of beta, which comes five years after the startup was formed. The company also raised $77 million in equity and debt financing led by KPCB and Western Digital, with contributions from Elevation Partners, Floodgate, GV, NTT Docomo Ventures.
“We built Upthere from the ground up to be the ultimate personal storage experience,” said Chris Bourdon, CEO of Upthere. “We can now live directly from the cloud instead of battling the limited space on our devices. With the cloud as our primary storage place, we can easily view, find, and share a lifetime of data from any device, anywhere.” “Upthere solves a widespread capacity problem with current storage services,” said John Doerr, chairman of KPCB. “It is a new, ambitious effort to change how we save and share things in the cloud.”
Upthere, a startup founded by former Apple Inc. engineers. It has been predicting that it will do better than Apple iCloud, Dropbox, Box and others when it comes to quickly storing, organizing, and searching digital photos, videos, and more. This cloud computing and storage company designed to be the one home for personal data like photos, videos, music, and documents etc. With Upthere Home people can save, view, search, organize and share anything from Upthere account.
UPTHERE TOTAL FUNDING: $77M [ Via Venture Pulse Data ]
|Date||Funding Amount||Funding Round||Lead VC/Investor|
|Jul, 2016||$77M||Venture||Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers / Western Digital Capital|