Urban Airship lands $15.1 million from Salesforce, Verizon

Urban Airship lands $15.1 million from Salesforce, Verizon

Summary: Mobile app maker Urban Airship raised $15.1 million in Series C funding from investors including Salesforce and Verizon.

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Mobile app maker Urban Airship on Monday announced that it raised $15.1 million in Series C funding from investors including Salesforce and Verizon.

Existing investors Foundry Group and True Ventures were also part of the round.

The investment brings the company's total fundraising to $21.6 million and is intended to help it scale its infrastructure and build out its mobile platform of tools and services, such as in-app purchasing, geo-location and push notifications.

It follows Urban Airship's acquisition of SimpleGeo just two weeks ago; the company's clients include Groupon, Warner Bros., Weather Channel and Yahoo.

Topics: Verizon, Banking, Enterprise Software, Mobility

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Andrew Nusca is a former writer-editor for ZDNet and contributor to CNET. During his tenure, he was the editor of SmartPlanet, ZDNet's sister site about innovation.

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