Amperity closes USD9m Series A funding

Marketing technology company Amperity has closed USD9 million in Series A funding, led by Madrona Venture Group, with participation from several notable angel investors.

This funding comes shortly after Amperity´s founding earlier this year, and will enable the company to be aggressive in the development of a data-first application for marketing.

Prior to founding Amperity, founders Kabir Shahani and Derek Slager worked together to build Appature, where Shahani was CEO and Slager was VP of Engineering. Appature was purchased in 2013 after six years of building a market-leading relationship marketing SaaS platform serving the healthcare industry.

Other investors include Founders´ Co-Op led by Chris DeVore, Liquid 2 Ventures led by Joe Montana and Mike Miller, and experienced executives, S. Somasegar, former Corporate Vice President of Microsoft´s Developer Division, Rajeev Singh, co-founder and former President of Concur, Dawn LePore, former CEO and Chairman of, and Sujal Patel, founder and CEO of Isilon Systems.