Ex-Microsoft execs and engineers raise .5M for Komiko, a CRM enrichment platform

Komiko CEO Hal Howard. Photo via Komiko. Hal Howard, Ami Heitner, and Srikanth Avadhanam spent years and years at companies like Microsoft and SAP, learning how and why customer relationship management (CRM) systems were so valuable to companies of all sizes. But their experience also helped them see inefficiencies with the technology — and now the trio has come up with a solution in the form of a new startup. Komiko just reeled in a $1.5 million seed round led by Founders Co-op, with participation from existing angel investors. Screenshot via Komiko. The Redmond, Wash.-based startup will use the fresh funds to grow its platform that uses data mining and machine learning technology to draw information and data from communication services — email, calendar, chat, etc. — together with CRM systems like Salesforce. The idea is to…


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