Western Digital Leads $77M Funding In Personal Storage Service Upthere

Irvine-based disk drive and storage products maker Western Digital is one of the lead investors in a new startup developing personal storage services and applications. Upthere, which says it has created a new "operating system" to help users keep, find, and share their files, photos, videos, music, and more, said it raised $77M in funding, led by KPCB and Western Digital, and also included Elevation Partners, Floodgate, GV, NTT Docomo Ventures, and Square 1 Bank. The company is based in Redwood City. More information »