Blue Box Closes $4.3M Series A funding
Blue Box, a Seattle, WA-based cloud hosting and managed services company, completed its Series A funding raising an additional more than $800k in Series A financing.
Founder Collective led this closing effort. The company had already raised $3.5m in November 2012 in a round led by Voyager Capital (read here), which now closed at over $4.3m).
In conjunction with the funding, Blue David Frankel, Managing Partner at Founder Collective, joined the company’s Board of Directors.
Blue Box intends to use the capital to accelerate product innovation, hire additional engineers (read here), and expand its marketing and sales efforts.
Established in 2003 and led by Jesse Proudman, CEO, the company company leverages Open Stack, EMC Razor and Opscode’s Chef alongside its intellectual property and technologies to provide a managed cloud application hosting for infrastructure solutions with total application health monitoring and 24/7 customer support. Blue Box, which has recently expanded its datacenter presence into multiple geographies in both the Seattle and Washington D.C. areas, has nearly 600 clients including MTV, VH1, Seeking Alpha, Pivotal Tracker, Agawi and Crowdstar.