TigerText Raises $21M To Bring Its Secure, Mobile Messaging Platform To The Healthcare Industry

Curious to see how the proceed. Could also be useful with record keeping.

TechCrunch

If Esso puts a tiger in your tank then what does TigerText put into your mobile? Thanks to an infusion of $21 million in Series B, the company hopes to create “industrial grade” SMS for enterprises, allowing employees at big companies to share data and messages in a secure, encrypted environment.

The $21 million Series B financing was led by Shasta Ventures, which has invested in companies like Caring.com, Zuora and Zenprise. Joining Shasta in TigerText’s Series B were strategic investors OrbiMed, Reed Elsevier Ventures, and TELUS Corporation, along with returning Series A investors, Easton Capital, New Leaf Venture Partners and New Science Ventures. The round brings the company’s total funding to just under $30 million.

While SMS is fast-becoming a staple both in and outside of the workplace to enable more efficient workflow, nowhere is there a greater need for realtime mobile communication tools than in the health industry…

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