Tech Company Financing Transactions

CafeX Communications Funding Round

CafeX Communications, based in New York, received $18 million from Rakuten and private investors.

Transaction Overview

Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series C

Rakuten (Lead Investor) (Yasufumi Hirai)

Proceeds Purpose
This capital investment will fuel CafeX's globalization development activities as well as support expansion into new geographic regions.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
135 West 41st St. 05-108
New York, NY 10036
Email Address
Our award-winning software makes it easier for companies to enhance live engagement within web and mobile apps. Contact us to learn more.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Rami Musallam
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Chief Marketing Officer
Sajeel Hussain
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Chief Technical Officer
Kevin Glass
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VP - Bus. Development
Shailesh Kaul
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VP - Operations
Dale O'Connor
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VP - Product Management
John Mathew
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VP - Sales
Nick Adams
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