Tech Company Financing Transactions

SignalWire Funding Round

Storm Ventures, private investors and Samsung NEXT participated in a $11.5 million Series A capital raise for SignalWire. The funding round was announced by the company on 8/8/2019.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series A

Storm Ventures (Lead Investor)

private investors (Dean Drako)

private investors (Erik Yang)

private investors (Jerry Yang)

private investors (Ronald Neuenberger)

Samsung NEXT

Sequoia Capital

Proceeds Purpose
SignalWire intends to use the funds to accelerate the development of its Cloud communication platform, a new offering that allows developers to embed voice, messaging, and video capabilities into applications using advanced real-time APIs.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
228 Hamilton Ave. 3rd Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Email Address
SignalWire is an enterprise CPaaS that delivers advanced FreeSWITCH-as-a-Service through an elastic-cloud framework and developer-friendly APIs.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Anthony Minessale
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Chief Operating Officer
Sean Heiney
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Chief Technical Officer
Evan McGee
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VP - Engineering
Christopher Rienzo
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VP - Engineering
Bryan Rite
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VP - Marketing
Gregg George
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VP - Product Management
Erik Lagerway
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VP - Sales
Daniel Gotlieb
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VP - Sales
Brent McNamara
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