Canadian Startup Scribble Technologies Raises $8 Million

Posted by Rob Lewis

Toronto-based Scribble Technologies, a provider of real-time engagement management solutions, announced this morning that it has raised an $8 million funding round led by Georgian Partners that includes Export Development Canada, Summerhill Venture Partners and Rogers Venture Partners.

The Canadian startup says that will use the current round of capital "to accelerate its growth in the enterprise market, to fast-track ongoing global expansion, and to continue to develop its flagship solutions, ScribbleLive and ScribbleMarket."

“Scribble powers some of the most important media companies in the world by enabling them to create, publish and amplify content in real-time,” says Michael De Monte, cofounder and CEO of Scribble. “Collaborating with Georgian Partners allows us to bring our expertise to global enterprise brands that want to be on the cutting edge of engagement management by offering rich content delivered in real-time.”

“We have a shared vision with Scribble of how real-time content will drive engagement for businesses going forward, especially corporate and enterprise brands,” says Simon Chong, Managing Director of Georgian Partners. “Scribble is an industry leader in real-time engagement management. Their analytics-backed approach offers an ideal solution for trail-blazing enterprises that want to accelerate their content and rich media strategies.”

“Scribble’s industry-leading platform showcases the kind of innovation and customer focus that drives international growth, in a key export-focused industry,” added Andrew Pinkerton, a Senior Investment Manager at EDC. “Helping strong Canadian companies in Canada’s tech sector develop from startups to fully commercial exporters is an important focus for EDC, and we see great potential for Scribble to make meaningful contributions to the industry.”

Recently launched, ScribbleMarket is a content syndication solution that enables the creation and distribution of real-time rich content from  brands and media companies.

Company:
Scribble Technologies
Website:
http://www.scribblelive.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Scribble is the leading end-to-end content engagement platform that enables brands, sports organizations and media companies to drive engagement on their digital assets resulting in improved retention and acquisition of customers. Scribble has an international network of customers including world-class brands CNN, The Associated Press, Reuters, Rogers, Samsung, ESPN, Mashable, Fast Company, CNET and hundreds of... more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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