Influential raises $12M

AI-based social intelligence platform Influential has raised a $12 million Series B financing round, bringing total capital raised to $26.5 million, since the company’s inception in 2013.

The round was led by existing investors, Capital Zed and Europlay Capitol Advisors, with participation from William Morris Endeavor (WME).

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