Why we invested in Graylog

Posted on | Aziz Gilani | NextGen Enterprise, Software, Texas
In October 2014, Mercury made its initial investment in Graylog, the leading open source log management alternative to Splunk.  We led Graylog’s Series A preferred round of financing with co-investment from Crosslink Capital, Draper Associates, and existing seed investor HTGF.  The investment was the culmination of a lot of hard …
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Why we invested in Label Insight

Posted on | Blair Garrou | Industry Cloud Companies, Midwest, Software
In August 2014, Mercury made its initial investment in Label Insight, formerly known as Food Essentials.   We led Label Insight’s Series A round of financing, with co-investment from Label’s Insight’s seed investor, Cultivation Capital, as well as our friends from Serra Ventures and dunnhumby Ventures (strategic joint venture fund between …
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Why we invested in Apto

Posted on | Blair Garrou | Industry Cloud Companies, Software, Texas
In July 2014, Mercury made our initial investment in Apto, the leading could-based CRM and deal management platform for commercial real estate brokers.  We led Apto’s Series A preferred round of financing, with co-investment from Apto’s current seed investors.  Apto is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas (a terrific planned community …
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Q&A with Mercury’s Aziz Gilani

Posted on | Aziz Gilani | Culture
This interview was originally featured on StartupHouston.com and was written by Tina Nazerian Mercury Fund, a seed-stage venture capital firm in Houston, makes equity investments in what it describes as compelling and novel software and science-based startup opportunities.  Recently, Startup Houston sat down with Mercury Fund’s director, Aziz Gilani, to …
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