Blueshift Secures $15M In Series B Funding, Appoints New Chief Growth Officer

Published: April 23, 2019

Blueshift, a customer data activation platform, raised $15 million in a Series B funding round led by Softbank Ventures Asia. The company also named Josh Francia as its new Chief Growth Officer.

The funding round, which also included participation from previous investors such as Storm Ventures and Nexus Venture Partners, brings the company’s total amount raised up to $30 million. According to Blueshift, the funds will be used to accelerate platform enhancements and grow the company’s ecosystem of apps.

Francia’s appointment is also designed to help further company growth. He joins the company with 15 years of large-scale consumer marketing experiences, including having previously served as the VP of Marketing at LendingTree. He will lead marketing, strategic partnerships and customer advocacy at Blueshift.

“At Blueshift, our mission is to put AI in the hands of every marketer, so they can transform their customer data into intelligent engagement on every channel,” said Vijay Chittoor, Co-Founder and CEO of Blueshift, in a statement. “I am very pleased to welcome both Softbank and Josh to the Blueshift family. With this latest round of financing and outstanding new addition to our leadership team, we are poised to accelerate our growth and deliver the power of AI to even more brands through our customer data activation platform.”

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