Circle Media Labs, a Portland, Oregon and Cypress, California-based provider of screen time management and parental control solutions to families, raised $20m in Series B funding.
Backers included Netgear, T-Mobile US, Third Kind Venture Capital and Relay Ventures.
The company intends to use the funds for continued growth of its brand awareness and overall platform through its range of offerings, including direct to consumer software and hardware products, cloud solutions delivered through mobile carrier partners, and embedded solutions delivered through OEM router partners.
Founded in 2014 by Lance Charlish, CEO, Circle Media Labs is a a software company that delivers solutions to families to manage online time and content across tablets, phones, gaming consoles and connected TVs. Through strategic partnerships, the products are also available across platforms and consist of the retail product Circle with Disney®, FamilyMode™ developed with T-Mobile® and subscription offerings through Circle Go and Circle on NETGEAR™.
They are available at meetcircle.com, Amazon and Best Buy.
Circle employs more than sixty people in Portland and Cypress.