BOKU Secures $35 Million Investment From NEA,Telefónica and Others

BOKU announced that it has secured $35 Million in funding. Investors include New Enterprise Associates (NEA),Telefónica Digital,as well as previous investors.

“Payments are going mobile and we want to be at the forefront of this trend,” said Matthew Key,Chairman &CEO,Telefónica Digital. “BOKU has quickly established itself as a true innovator in the mobile commerce space and this investment gives us access to their tools,infrastructure and know how,ideally complementing our own mobile payments expertise. In addition to the investment we are also embarking on a global partnership with BOKU to enhance our operator billing capabilities and the overall payment experience through our future mobile wallet services.”

Additional participants in the round include Andreessen Horowitz,Benchmark Capital,DAG Ventures,Index Ventures and Khosla Ventures.

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