Voyager, a Houston, TX-based provider of a SaaS multi-party collaboration and workflow management solution for the maritime value chain, raised $1.5m in seed funding.
The round was co-led by ATX Venture Partners, Blue Bear Capital, GreenHawk Capital, and Phaze Ventures.
The company intends to use the funds to expand its network’s offerings, further acquire and expand its customer base, and grow its engineering, development, marketing and sales teams.
Founded in 2018 by Matthew Costello, Chief Executive Officer, and Bret Smart, Chief Operating Officer, Voyager provides a SaaS based platform to enable the bulk commodity shipping market to operate in a unified and digital environment to coordinate critical and complex maritime operations for high value raw materials.
With Voyager, companies can improve team productivity, reduce operational risk and costs, and get access to insights into supply chain seasonality, schedule variability and operational performance. Multiple organizations can work together in a real-time, shared environment to manage, track and analyze the lifecycle of a shipment’s voyage keeping security or privacy.
Future capabilities will involve improving product accessibility and integrations along the shipping value chain, while expanding analytics and Machine Learning capabilities.
Current partners include Equinor and other companies spanning brokerage, terminal, agency, ship-owning and major producers.
Previous investors include Techstars and Knightsgate Ventures, among others.