Stealthy Convergent.io gets $10M for software defined storage

Looks like the crusade for agility and programability os moving from computing and networking into the realm of storage, as startup Convergent.io gets $10 million in Series A funding. This follows yesterday’s $33M round for Nutanix, which makes similar software defined storage claims.

AirBnB gets $112M in new investment

AirBnB, a San Francisco–based person-to-person room-, apartment- and house-rental startup, has raised $112 million in Series B funding from a group of investors including Russian Internet investor DST Global, General Catalyst and Andreessen Horowitz. AirBnB has raised about $120 million. More details after the fold.

Andreessen Horowitz Doubles Down, Raises $650 Million Fund

Andreessen Horowitz announced today that it raised $650 million for a second fund, more than doubling the $300 million fund it established 16 months ago. The new fund will continue to focus solely on computer science and will be stage agnostic.