Keek, Inc., a Toronto, Canada-based social microvideo platform, has raised $5.5 million in equity financing.
Backers include AlphaNorth Asset Management and Plazacorp Ventures.
The company plans to use the funding to strengthen the team, roll out new features and accelerate global expansion.
Led by CEO and founder Isaac Raichyk, Keek is a new social networking platform that allows users to share video status updates with friends and followers via webcam or via its Android and iPhone mobile apps. It integrates with other popular social networks, such as Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr.