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API Company Pusher Raises $8 Million in Series A Round

API Company Pusher Raises $8 Million in Series A Round
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Pusher, a real-time API company that helps developers add communication and collaboration features to their apps, raised a Series A investment of $8 million led by Balderton Capital, with participation from Heavybit.

According to the company, 200,000 developers worldwide use Pusher’s products, and 40 billion messages per day are sent using APIs provided by the company, connecting more than eight billion devices per month. The New York Times uses Pusher for updating its real-time news feeds, Mailchimp for internal collaboration tools, Intercom for chat, and DraftKings for updating its real-time leaderboards.

Pusher plans to use the funding to continue its R&D efforts as well as promoting its commercial activities.