Kahuna, a Palo Alto, CA-based provider of a communication automation platform for mobile, raised $45m in Series B funding.
The round was led by Tenaya Capital, with participation from early investors Sequoia Capital, SoftTech VC, and others.
The company intends to use the funds to accelerate in the marketing automation market.
Founded in 2012 by Adam Marchick, CEO, Kahuna provides communication automation platform for businesses to engage with customers wherever they are — the web, email, mobile, social channels. Powered by big data and machine learning, the platform, whose new version has been just released, helps brands create experiences for every customer with the message delivered on the right channel at the right time.
Users include Yelp, The Hearst Corporation, Overstock.com, The Weather Channel, and other brands.
The company also has offices in New York.