Software maker Handshakez raising Series B financing

Jun 9, 2014
Austin Business Journal


Handshakez Inc., an Austin software maker, reported completing a $1 million Series B round of financing


The company collected the capital from a lone investor, according to a Friday filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission


Handshakez, founded in 2012, developed a collaboration and analytics platform for sales departments. Jason Wesbecher, a former marketing executive for companies such as California-based Jive Software Inc., is listed as the company’s CEO


An online search for Handshakez directs users to a website operated by MyDocket Inc. It describes its product as designed to enable sales teams to “organize and share presentations, whitepapers, case studies, videos and more with their customers.”


In early 2013, Handshakez announced raising a $3.6 million Series A round of funding. Investors included Austin Ventures LP, Philadelphia-based First Round Capital, the California-based Floodgate Fund LP, California-based CrunchFund, Virginia-based Valhalla Partners and Austin-based Thinktiv Inc., according to a company news release


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