Boku, a San Francisco, CA-based direct carrier billing mobile payments company, secured $13.75m in further venture capital funding.
Backers included Khosla Ventures, Benchmark Capital, NEA, Index Ventures and DAG Ventures, as wellwe new investors in the UK, US and Asia.
The company, which has raised $91m since founding, intends to use the funds to expand payment operations and upgrade carrier connections in developed and emerging markets around the globe.
Founded in 2009 and led by Jon Prideaux, CEO, Boku is a direct carrier billing mobile payments platform that integrates with hundreds of mobile operators all over the world. Its bank-grade payments technology allows consumers to charge purchases to their mobile phone bill.
The company partners with global merchants including Facebook, Sony, Microsoft, Spotify, Riot Games, and more.