Bigleaf Networks, a Portland, Ore.-based cloud-first intelligent networking service that optimizes Internet and Cloud performance, closed a $4.9m equity funding round.
The round was led by GoAhead Ventures with participation from existing investors Oregon Angel Fund and Portland Seed Fund, as well as new investor Seattle Angel Fund. As part of the round, Bigleaf will be adding Takeshi “TK” Mori to its Board of Directors. Bigleaf co-founder and Vice President of Sales, Jeff Burchett, will also join the Board.
The company intends to use the funds to scale sales and marketing efforts, operations, technology development, and global network expansion.
Founded in 2012 by Joel Mulkey, CEO, Bigleaf Networks provides a cloud-first SD-WAN service that optimizes Internet and Cloud performance by dynamically choosing the best connection and adapting application prioritization in real-time.
The SD-WAN platform leverages redundant connections for optimal traffic re-routing, failover and load-balancing.
The company provides its services across North America.