London French startup Sigfox has raised a further 150 million euros ($159.11 million) from heavyweight investors to help it build new networks globally to connect everything from washing machines to smart meters to the Internet, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.
France’s Total and San Francisco-based Salesforce.com are among the new investors in Sigfox, according to the source.
In February 2015, the French startup, founded in 2010 by French entrepreneur Ludovic Le Moan, raised $115 million from investors including include Spain’s Telefonica, France’s GDF Suez, NTT Docomo Ventures, SK Telecom, Air Liquide and Elliott Management, sources said at the time.
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(Reporting by Sophie Sassard, Editing by Anjuli Davies)