Customer communication platform Intercom has raised $35 million in Series C funding. ICONIQ Capital led the round, with participation from previous backer The Social + Capital Partnership and Bessemer Venture Partners. The company has now raised $66 million to date and will use the latest funds to build new products for its platform. “We’re a product-first company, with 50% of our employees working in R&D,” said Intercom Co-founder and CEO Eoghan McCabe. “We nearly tripled headcount in 2014, and already in 2015 have nearly doubled to over 140 employees. We’ll double globally again over the next 12 months, and build out our platform so every single team in a business can use Intercom for all customer communication.”
Spoonflower, a provider of on-demand printing of fabric, wallpaper and gift wrap, has secured $25 million in a funding round led by North Bridge Growth Equity. Bull City Venture Partners also participated in the round, which will be used to introduce new product offerings and for international expansion. “Digital textile printing is finally coming of age,” says Gart Davis, one of Spoonflower’s co-founders. “The time is right to invest in growth and to bring on a partner like North Bridge, who shares our optimism about the opportunities to transform an industry through on-demand manufacturing.”
Modumetal, a developer and manufacturer of nanolaminated metals and materials for the oil and gas industry, has raised $33.5 million in Series A funding, led by Founder Fund and a group of customers. The company will use the funds to build out the manufacturing capability for its metals, which are said to be more cost effective and high performing. “Breakthroughs in metallurgy have heralded great advances in the history of our civilization. From the Stone Age to the Iron Age, Bronze Age, and then steel and aluminum, bringing us into the industrialized age,” said Aaron VanDevender, chief scientist at Founders Fund and Modumetal board member. “Modumetal is the next evolution in metal alloys, disrupting a long stagnant industry and enabling a host of new applications.”
HelloTech, a tech support startup, has raised $10 million in Series A funding, TechCrunch reports. Madrona Venture Group led the round. HelloTech has been live for three months allowing users to make appointments with tech experts to go to their homes and fix whatever technology problem they may be experiencing.