Gagein, an Alviso, Calif.-based provider of an enterprise platform for sales professionals to receive real-time company news that pinpoints when and why to call prospects, raised $6.4m in Series A funding.
Private investors including Shaoqing Sun, founder, president and CEO at C&C Reservoirs, and Shahid Ullah, Chief Operating Officer of Afren Plc, provided the funds.
The company intends to use the funds to increase staff size and expand office space and resources to grow its user base of sales professionals.
Led by Luosheng Peng, CEO and Co-Founder, Gagein provides technology that searches the Internet for news stories, social media updates and company websites for actionable news, contacts, and other supplementary business information to allow that allows sales professionals to have a comprehensive view of prospects, and call them with a reason.
Gagein is available for free via the Web and on iOS and Android devices.