HiHello, a Palo Alto CA-based digital business card platform, raised $7.5M in Series A funding. The round was led by Foundry Group, with participation from Lux Capital, August Capital, Manu Kumar (Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of HiHello), and the co-founders of Lyft, Everlaw, Auth0, Path/June, and Military.com.
Founded in 2018, HiHello previously announced a $2.5 million round of seed funding in February 2019, led by August Capital, K9 Ventures, and TenOneTen Ventures. HiHello has seen impressive growth—with users spanning across 147 countries, over 1.5 million HiHello digital business cards have been received in the past year alone.
As part of the new financing round, HiHello is also adding two new members to its Board of Directors: Lindel Eakman from Foundry Group, and Eugenio Pace, co-founder of Auth0. The company intends to use the funds to continue to grow its team and expand its business platform to support companies of all sizes.
Round: Series A
Funding Date: July 2021
Investor: Foundry Group
Additional Investors: Lux Capital, August Capital, Manu Kumar and the co-founders of Lyft, Everlaw, Auth0, Path/June, and Military.com.
Company Website: https://www.hihello.me/
Software Category: Sales Software > Digital Business Cards
About the Company: HiHello is a free end-to-end contact manager designed to help you curate and grow your professional relationships. HiHello is used to make and share your own digital business cards, create virtual backgrounds and email signatures that link back to your cards, and manage your contacts.