SafeDigit collects C$1.2m pre-seed funding led by Ascend.vc

US pre-seed venture capital firm Ascend.vc led the round.

  • Other investors were Acequia Capital and the Cascade Seed Fund II
  • The funding will be used to accelerate SafeDigit’s technology innovation in the last-mile logistics industry
  • Based in Seattle, Ascend.vc invests in the artificial intelligence, e-commerce, SaaS and marketplace sectors

SafeDigit, a Vancouver-based technology company that helps logistics businesses integrate with the platforms their customers use, has raised $1.2 million in pre-seed financing. Ascend.vc led the round with participation from Acequia Capital and the Cascade Seed Fund II.

The funding will be used to accelerate SafeDigit’s technology innovation in the last mile logistics industry and help delivery businesses around the world release their own applications on eCommerce platforms like Shopify, WooCommerce, and Wix.

“This new round will help SafeDigit accelerate product and engineering and grow our diverse and distributed team,” said Marat Asadurian, SafeDigit’s CEO and co-founder, in a statement.

Based in Seattle, Ascend.vc is a pre-seed investor in the artificial intelligence, e-commerce, SaaS and marketplace sectors.