Ink Labs, Inc., a Lincoln, NE-based advanced printing solution that leverages the Internet of Things (IoT), closed a $6.65m in seed funding.
The round was led by VTF Capital, Base Ventures, G-Bar Ventures, Nelnet and IT-Farm with participation from The Nebraska Department of Economic Development through Invest Nebraska.
The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and launch several higher ed partnerships by the fall of 2017.
Led by CEO Jonathan Manzi, Ink provides The Ink Smart Station, an advanced printing solution that leverages the Internet of Things (IoT) to provide college campuses and students with a new and improved printing experience. Serving as a Smart Campus Hub, Ink offers students streamlined capabilities to print, share and send files from anywhere, anytime.
Since piloting the Ink Smart Station at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in August 2016, Ink has expanded its presence on campus and is now also at 12 additional institutions.