project44, a Chicago, IL-based logistics technology company, raised $35m in Series A funding.
The round was led by OpenView with participation from new investor 8VC and existing investors Emergence Capital, Omidyar Technology Ventures, Chicago Ventures, and Pritzker Group Venture Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Jim Baum, Venture Partner at OpenView, joined p44’s board.
Founded in 2016 by CEO and Founder Jett McCandless, project44 brings dynamic shipment data and supply chain visibility in terms of pricing, routing, scheduling, tracking, delivery documentation, and payments.
Customers include enterprises such as GE Transportation, Uline, Technicolor, ABB, Steelcase, Echo Global Logistics, RR Donnelley, Worldwide Express, Schneider Logistics, and GlobalTranz, among others.