Entefy Inc., a Palo Alto, California-based developer of a communication platform, raised an additional $8.7m in funding.
The investment valued Entefy at $50m pre-Series A.
The company intends to use the capital to add key hires, expand IP portfolio, and accelerate development of its core technology platform.
Co-founded by Brienne Ghafourifar and CEO Alston Ghafourifar, who had initially raised $1m in funding, Entefy is advancing a communication and digital interaction platform that aims to to give users access to conversations, connections, smart things, and services from all of their favorite devices.
The founders authored several key pending patents—in communication, privacy, security, and data intelligence.