04 December 2019:
SaaS platform reimagining enterprise customer service has raised $60 million in Series E round of funding. The funding round was led by Coatue. Tiger Global Management and Battery Ventures also participated in the funding round.
Brad Birnbaum, CEO and Co-Founder, Kustomer, said, “Kustomer is transforming customer service as we know it. At a time when consumers want intelligent, personalized attention, the most forward-looking companies are turning to Kustomer to help them exceed expectations.”
Brad Birnbaum, added, “We are seeing rapid adoption over legacy brands like Salesforce and Zendesk and are in a position of strength across all key business metrics as we raise our Series E. With this latest fundraise, we plan to continue our global expansion and heavily invest to help our clients deliver exceptional customer service.”
Thomas Laffont, Co-Founder, Coatue, saidm “Kustomer’s differentiated, omnichannel approach is fundamentally reshaping the industry standard as trends in customer service continue to shift and consumers seek increasingly personalized interactions with brands. We look forward to working with Brad and his team as they continue to execute their strategic growth plan.”
Over the last quarter, Kustomer has also added three key executives. Gabe Larsen joined as VP, Marketing from Xant (formerly InsideSales.com). Mike Chapin, formerly of Knewton, will serve as VP, General Counsel, and Secretary. Tanya Livingstone also joins Kustomer from Knewton as VP, People.
(Source – Kustomer)