SaaS Management Platform Zluri Raises $10 Million Led by MassMutual Ventures
The company plans to use the additional capital to continue its growth momentum and further strengthen its product capabilities
SaaS Management Platform Zluri, has raised $10Mn in a Series A round of funding led by MassMutual Ventures with participation from existing investors, Endiya Partners and Kalaari Capital. Zluri had previously raised $2 Mn, from Endiya Partners and Kalaari Capital, in its seed round in January 2021. The company plans to use the additional capital to continue its growth momentum and further strengthen its product's capabilities. The company plans to double down the teams in core markets, in Asia and North America.
Zluri offers a comprehensive SaaS Management platform for IT teams to help companies discover, manage and optimize, secure and automate SaaS applications from a single dashboard. Zluri puts the IT team back in control of their new SaaS-ified landscape. Zluri has added over 100 new customers from North American and Asian markets in the past year and includes large brands such as Chargebee, MoEngage, Guesty and Whatfix as customers, the company said in a statement.
Zluri was founded in 2020 by Ritish Puttaparthi, Sethu Meenakshisundaram and Chaithanya Yembari.
Ritish Reddy, co-founder, Zluri, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Mass Mutual Ventures as our new partner through this Series A funding. Over the last 12 months we have seen global adoption of SaaS Management Platforms increase at an accelerated pace. Our rapid growth in the category can be attributed to our product innovation and unparalleled customer support. We have made significant investments into our one-click automation engine, which helps IT Teams streamline and automate workflows across the organization thus helping them manage, optimize and secure their technology stacks effectively. We will continue our investments to extend our lead in this space and the current round of funding will help us further accelerate our global growth and product innovation.”
Anvesh Ramineni, managing director, MassMutual Ventures, added, “Orchestrating SaaS applications in organizations and helping them maximize ROI on continually increasing SaaS spend is a large problem statement that requires significant operational effort from IT Teams. With an industry-leading SaaS Management Platform, Zluri is well positioned to help enable this across enterprises. We are very excited to back Ritish, Sethu, Chaithanya and the Zluri team and look forward to supporting them on their vision of building global leader in this category.”
“Ritish, Sethu and Chaithanya have shown stellar execution in one of the fastest growing sub-sectors in SaaS. They have a deep understanding of the problem faced by enterprises in managing their software spend and have a product first approach to solving the problem. I am very excited by the potential that Zluri has shown to be a leader in the SaaS Management Space.” said Vani Kola, managing director, Kalaari Capital.
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