Portugal’s Prodsmart, which creates software that makes factories smarter (smart factory), has raised $1.5 million in seed funding from Join Capital, Caixa Capital, Innovation Nest and angel investors Francisco Lobo, Pedro Vieira, Pedro Trinité, and Telmo Valido
The startup develops software for tracking and monitoring production lines, claiming to transform regular production lines into digital smart factories. It was founded in 2012 and participated in 500 Startups from which it raised $150,000, and is now headquartered in San Francisco.
The new funds will be invested in growing its customer success team.
“Our goal is to provide our clients with not only a software, but also a team that will help them find a solution for the number of challenges we believe all SMEs industry deal with on a day-to-day basis,” said CEO Gonçalo Fortes.