Canary Technologies has secured the support of lead investor F-Prime Capital with a $15 million Series A funding round.
Other backers in the new round for the U.S.-based company include Y Combinator, Thayer Ventures, Acronym Capital and Gokul Rajaram.
The total raised by the provider of a mobile guest management system for hotels now stands at $17 million.
Canary was founded in 2017 by childhood friends Harman Singh Narula and SJ Sawhney, with a mobile-based platform that handles hotel operations covering check-in, post-booking communication and check-out.
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Customers using the product are in 65 countries and belong to chains such as Four Seasons, Choice Hotels, Standard Hotels and the Ace Hotel Group.
Other features of the product includer upselling tools, guest messaging and digital contracts.
Narula says: "In recent years, hotels have found themselves facing a new set of competitors who are better equipped from a technology perspective.
"That combined with the pandemic has fueled a digital transformation in the industry. We’re excited by the impact our solutions are making for hoteliers and will utilize the additional capital to support our hotel partners and accelerate growth."
Narula previously worked at Starwood's global strategy group and Sawnhey led product and technology at Stayful.