‘It’s been like a hurricane’: Startup inks multimillion-dollar raise fueled by Covid

Cerkl Broadcast - Connecting all your employee communications channels.

Tarek Kamil has many descriptors for the kind of impact Covid-19 has had on his startup, Cerkl.

In short: The company, which offers a tailored approach to employee and corporate communications, has experienced unprecedented demand in 2020-2021. It’s growth that spurred a multimillion-dollar fund raise earlier this month — amid heavy acquisition interest — that will see Cerkl’s headcount more than double over the next year.

Cerkl’s $7 million Series A, led by Florida-based River Bay Investments, will almost exclusively be used to hire and grow the business, Kamil told me.

Click here to read the complete story.

Story excerpt provided by Cincy Inno.

Written by Liz Engel.

Originally published October 26, 2021.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: