Kansas City based IoT platform and service provider pepper has raised $8.5m in Series B funding with investments from Leawood Ventures, KCRise Fund and Royal Street Ventures amongst previous investors. Pepper offers an IoT operating system and service delivery platform that empowers enterprises to deploy sophisticated IoT solutions.
The Series B financing will support the launch of several consumer IoT products to include the Pepper OS launching through global mass market channels in the coming months. Pepper continues its close partnership with world-class design firm argodesign, the product design consultancy and growth partner to entrepreneurs, which has been instrumental in the strategy and design of the Pepper platform. "It's exciting to have an elite team of investors as well as our world-class design partner argodesign on board to help make our vision a reality," said Scott Ford, chief executive officer of Pepper.