Tech Company Financing Transactions

FreightWaves Funding Round

FreightWaves, based in Chattanooga, secured $20 million from 8VC, Ascend Venture Group and Engage Ventures.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B
Proceeds Purpose
The company will deploy the funds to expand data and transparency products beyond trucking to include global air, rail, maritime, port, and warehousing.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
1500 Chestnut 106
Chattanooga, TN 37408
Email Address
Freight markets are under attack from digitization, volatility, regulations, and cyclical and secular trends. Market participants need near-time analytics and commentary about the overall market. FreightWaves is a data and content forum that provides market participants with near-time analytics on the state of the freight market and tools that provide actionable outcomes.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Craig Fuller
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Chief Financial Officer
Spencer Piland
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Chief Technical Officer
Fergus Caldicott
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George Abernathy
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VP - Bus. Development
John Engstrom
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VP - General Counsel
Kevin Martin
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