Kaazing Closes $15M Funding

Kaazing, a Mountain View, CA-based provider of live web and mobile communication and authors of HTML5 WebSocket, closed a $15m funding round.

Backers in the round, which brings the total amount raised by the company to date to $39m, included new investors New Enterprise Associates and Columbus Nova Technology Partners (CNTP), as well as existing investors.

The company intends to use the capital to accelerate global expansion.

Led by Jonas Jacobi, CEO and Co-Founder, Kaazing provides an enterprise web and mobile communication platform for live data delivery and is author of the globally adopted HTML5 WebSocket standard. The solution, which uses WebSocket and supports a comprehensive range of enterprise protocols including message-oriented protocols, is powering production applications in areas as diverse as real-time trading, eCommerce, mobile notifications, monitoring, analytics, and collaboration.
Customers and partners include HSBC, JPMC, BP, TIBCO, and Global 1000 financial, ecommerce, transportation, healthcare and entertainment companies.

The company has offices in North America, Europe, and Asia.



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