Professional network management tool Affinity scores $13.5m


Network management platform for finance professionals Affinity has picked up $13.5m in its latest funding round led by 8VC.

Other firms involved in the investment included Sway Ventures, Pear Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Western Technology Investment and Charlie Songhurst.

The company, founded in 2014, uses AI technology to compile and analyse data points from emails, calendar events, CRM objects and third-party data sources to help firms manage professional relationships.

8VC founding partner and Affinity chairman Joe Lonsdale said: “Affinity helps 8VC to allocate our firm’s resources to what matters most to our business: helping our portfolio companies succeed and engaging effectively with our community.

“These breakthroughs to help colleagues and friends leverage the data and people from each other’s’ networks will influence how all firms work in the future.”

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