Science Raises $20M in Growth Financing from Silver Lake Waterman

Science Inc., a Los Angeles, CA-based startup studio that operates and invests in media and e-commerce companies, raised $20m in growth financing from Silver Lake Waterman.

The company intends to use the funds to enhance its platform.

Led by Michael Jones, CEO and founder, Science builds, buys, and invests in companies in the media, content and marketing industries leveraging its centralized technology and marketing platform and operational leadership.

Since 2011, it has funded more than 13 startups, internally built more than twenty-four companies across commerce, marketplaces, media, and mobile sectors. Recent acquisitions include mobile learning platform Hiq, legacy content discovery service Delicious and mobile advertising network Playhaven.



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