IoT Startup Altizon Raises $4 Mn From Wipro & Others In Series A

IoT Startup Altizon Raises $4 Mn From Wipro & Others In Series A

Pune-based IoT startup, Altizon Systems, has raised $4 Mn in series A funding round led by Wipro Ventures, the venture capital arm of Wipro. Other participants in this round included Lumis Partners and existing investors, The Hive and Infuse Ventures.

Wipro Ventures has invested about $1.4 Mn (INR 9.78 Cr.) and has picked up a minority stake in Altizon. Also, Rohit Bhayana, managing partner of Lumis Partners will join Altizon’s Board.

The startup will use the newly raised capital to scale up sales and marketing functions in India and the international market.

Altizon was founded in April 2013 by Vinay Nathan, Yogesh Kulkarni and Ranjit Nair.

Biplab Adhya, vice president and co-head of Wipro Ventures said, “We are seeing increasing adoption of IoT technologies across our customer base. The Altizon investment represents our commitment to investing in companies building disruptive technologies.”

Altizon’s flagship platform Datonis is used by enterprises dealing in Manufacturing and Cleantech sectors for  condition monitoring, predictive analytics, operations and for driving consumer insights. It helps build IoT product in weeks by providing device connectivity kits, a device management layer, a real-time, big-data analytics engine and alerting and monitoring services. Datonis integrates with the company’s existing IT systems to provide a seamless transition between IoT devices and IT infrastructure management tools.

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