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Communication platform Layer raises $15M and acquires interactive messaging startup Cola

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Layer, the messaging platform that won TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield back in 2013, is making two big announcement today: It’s raised $15 million in Series..
Layer , the messaging platform that won TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield back in 2013 , is making two big announcement today: It’s raised $15 million in Series B funding, and it’s acquiring another startup, Cola.
Layer makes it easy for businesses to add messaging capabilities to their iOS, Android and web products — customers include Trunk Club, Staples and Udacity. In fact, the company recently partnered with Microsoft to provide messaging in the official app at the World Economic Forum in Davos, with capabilities for instant translation.
Cola, meanwhile, launched a text messaging app last year with interactive capabilities like calendar- and location-sharing, polling and shared to-do lists.

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