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Ubiquity6 raises $27M

AR platform company Ubiquity6 has raised $27 million in Series B funding, led by Benchmark and Index Ventures. Benchmark general partner Mitch Lasky will be joining the Ubiquity6 board.

Ubiquity6 was founded in July 2017 by Anjney Midha and Ankit Kumar with investments from Benchmark, Index Ventures, First Round Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, and Gradient Ventures.

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