Palo Alto, CA – September 5, 2018 – WCP is proud to announce that it served as exclusive financial advisor to iS5 Communications Inc. on its CDN $22 million round of funding.
iS5Com is an innovative provider of cyber-secure industrial platforms headquartered in Toronto, Canada. The company will use the funding to further enhance its revolutionary RAPTOR™ platform, and to develop advanced and innovative Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions for securing critical infrastructure and operational technology (OT) systems.
The round was led by Phoenix Contact Innovation Ventures, with participation from ClearSky as well existing shareholders and management.
“The combination of Phoenix Contact Innovation Ventures and ClearSky will help us accelerate our growth in the various critical infrastructure markets, and will also allow us to target other parts of the industry like Edge and Fog computing,” said Clive Dias, Founder and CEO of iS5Com. “New communications technologies combining Edge and Fog Computing with OPC UA and TSN will create a powerful functionality in Industrial Automation. iS5Com and the RAPTOR™ platform are well positioned to provide new innovative solutions for our target markets and more.”
WCP’s investment banking and domain experts worked closely with iS5’s management and board throughout the financing process. The WCP team is currently working on industry reports on IoT/IIoT that highlight Edge Computing and Cybersecurity, and which will feature innovative venture funded startups in the space.
For additional information, please contact:
Managing Director, IoT/IIoT (Software and Cybersecurity)
Managing Director, Financial Sponsors/Special Situations
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