Toronto's BEST Funds Invests $3 Million in Skura Corporation

by Knowlton Thomas | Business

Skura Corporation, which has offices in Ontario, has secured $3 million from Toronto-based venture capital firm BEST Funds.

The investment will allow the sales technology solutions company to expand its global footprint, increase sales and marketing efforts, and work toward improving customer service across its diverse client base, according to BEST.

"We are excited about this new investment and are happy to support an organization that is helping sales teams around the globe to be more effective and interconnected with colleagues, partners, prospects and clients," said John Richardson, the CEO of BEST.

"With the astounding adoption of mobile technologies in recent years, there is a significant opportunity to help field sales teams to better leverage this technology in the sales process. At Skura, we are proud to be at the forefront of these changes and this investment will help us continue to drive true innovation in the industry," added Chris Skura, who founded Skura in 1996.

Also established in 1996, BEST Funds invests primarily in companies with recurring revenue streams in the technology, healthcare and financial services industry.

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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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