Nexmo, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of high quality messaging and voice capabilities to application developers and enterprises worldwide, closed $18m in Series C funding.
The round was led by Sorenson Capital, with participation from existing investors Intel Capital and NHN Investment. In conjunction with the funding, Fraser Bullock, managing director of Sorenson Capital, joined Nexmo’s board of directors.
The company intends to use the funds to expand its suite of communication APIs and scale its distribution channels.
Led by CEO Tony Jamous, Nexmo provides a platform that enables enterprises and developers to communicate with any phone globally by eliminating the need to interface with or adapt to intermediate telecom hardware and providers,
Nexmo connects web applications directly to phones, enabling instant and two-way communication among businesses and their customers.
It is used by Line, Viber, Pingdom, and Airbnb.
The company has global offices in Europe and Asia.
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