Gigya Secures $15.3M in Funding

Gigya, a Mountain View, CA-based provider of social infrastructure for business, has secured $15.3m in funding.

Backers include Advance Publications, Mayfield Fund, Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures and Adobe.

The company intends to use the funding to expand its product offerings as well as its product, sales and client services teams (

Led by CEO Patrick Salyer, Gigya provides a complete solution to make websites and apps more interactive and personal by connecting online businesses with more than 25 social networks including Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn. Clients include more than 500 businesses including ABC, Pepsi and Verizon.
In 2011, the company introduced three new products including Social Identity Management, SocialGamification and Ratings & Reviews, all of which have been adopted by lighthouse brand, publisher and ecommerce clients.

Gigya currently employs 130 people in Mountain View, London, and Tel Aviv.



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