10 Hot Startups That Raised VC Funding In July

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Security and automation, sometimes both at once, are the two core themes on our July list of top venture capital deals affecting the IT channel. This month's list also includes a company specializing in software for launching channel partner portals.

What follows are our picks for 10 IT startups to watch that raised VC funding in July.

Alation

Headquarters: Redwood City, Calif.

CEO: Satyen Sangani

Funding: $23 million, Series B

Investors: Icon Ventures (led the round), Harmony Partners, Costanoa Ventures, Data Collective

What it does: Provides a data catalog that is aimed at improving collaboration between team members, using technologies such as automation for making an inventory of an organization's data.

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