NEWS3 April 2020

Pulse raises $6.5m in Series A funding

Financials News North America

US – Social research platform Pulse has raised $6.5m in a Series A funding round led by AV8 Ventures, bringing its total funding to $10.5m.

Pulse will use the funds to extend its social research platform, add to the engineering and content teams, and boost product innovation to give chief information officers (CIOs) better insights.

The company is also unveiling Product IQ, a product recommendation engine that generates dynamic reports on major technology markets and product.

Pulse was launched in 2017 as a community for CIOs and technology executives looking to make better-informed, data-based decisions. More than 15,000 technology execs have joined the platform and contributed to thousands of surveys and polls since launch.

Mayank Mehta, CEO and co-founder of Pulse, said: “Pulse offers technology executives access to real data, from real people, in real time to help power their decision making. By bringing together innovation decision-makers from companies all over the world and incentivising them to share their knowledge and network on a daily basis, Pulse is powering a new kind of effective and dynamic information hub and we're thrilled to expand our impact with this new funding.”