Tech Company Financing Transactions

Optaros Funding Round

Optaros, based in Boston, secured $7 million from CRV and General Catalyst Partners.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series A

CRV (Lead Investor) (Izhar Armony)

General Catalyst Partners (Larry Bohn)

Proceeds Purpose
The proceeds will be used to recruit key members of the management team; increase marketing and brand-building activities; create new service offerings; and launch a research program on open source software development.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
53 State St. 37th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
Email Address
Optaros, Inc. is a venture capital-funded consulting and systems integration firm that helps large enterprises use open source software to reduce the cost of commercial software and rapidly build high-quality, cost-effective and more flexible business applications.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
Robert Willms
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VP - Finance
Emily DeMelo
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VP - Operations
Miguel Picornell
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