St. Paul-based Civic Eagle, purveyor of software that tracks legislation, on Wednesday announced that it raised $10 million in a Series A funding round. The raise, which included a contribution from former NFL player Colin Kaepernick, will help ramp up sales and marketing efforts, and expand the company’s legislative-tracking software internationally.
Enview, the company’s flagship offering, provides customers with instant updates on bills as they move through statehouses throughout the nation. Since its launch in 2019, the company has served more than 100 organizations and influenced more than 50,000 bills, says CEO and co-founder Damola Ogundipe. Civic Eagle’s current customer base includes Google, Comcast, and watchdog group Common Cause, among others.
Austin, Texas-based venture capital firm S3 Ventures led the $10 million raise. Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick also contributed, along with three other VC firms: California-based Menlo Ventures, Nigeria-based Consonance Capital, and Brooklyn-based Debut Capital.
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