Tech Company Financing Transactions

Jio Funding Round

Jio closed a $3 million funding round on 1/27/2017. Investors included Bridge Investment Fund, Harvard University and Inflection Point Ventures.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Proceeds Purpose
The new funding will fuel the production and marketing of their first product, Jiobit, a smart tag for kids - targeted for pre-sale later this year.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
30 N Lasalle St. 2630
Chicago, IL 60602
Email Address
Jiobit is a discreet, self learning wearable device. It operates on a platform of cloud services and mobile apps to learn routine behavior and locations. Its proprietary architecture and algorithms allow it to be small and long lasting.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
John Renaldi
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Chief Marketing Officer
Phyllis Lee
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Chief Technical Officer
Roger Ady
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