Wireless memory card-maker Eye-Fi has completed a $20 million Series D round of funding, led by NTT DOCOMO. Existing investors Shasta Ventures, Opus Capital and TransLink Capital also participated.
NTT DOCOMO joins as a strategic partner as well. In April, NTT DOCOMO will aunch Eye-Fi card activation via mobile phones.
The funding round also supports the expansion of Eye-Fi’s executive team, adding former Skype and eBay executive Michele Don Durbin as vice president of Marketing.
Eye-Fi’s patented and patent-pending technology wirelessly and automatically uploads photos and videos from digital imaging devices, including digital cameras and Android and iOS based devices, to online, in-home and retail destinations.
Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., the company’s investors include Opus Capital, Shasta Ventures and TransLink Capital. Eye-Fi products and services are now available at Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Target, Office Depot and Amazon.com, as well as through distributors in Japan and Europe. Eye-Fi apps are available at the Apple App Store and the Android market.