Notion Pulls In $2M For Its Connected Home Sensors


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Home sensor startup Notion, which last fall Kickstarted its first batch of sensors for in-home monitoring, has pulled in a $2 million seed investments from Draper Nexus Ventures, Gabriel Investments, Galvanize Ventures, Foundry Group Angels and TechStars.

The startup, a TechStars Boulder alum, raised just over $280,000 in crowdfunding last year, and is now shipping out beta units. Co-founder and CEO Brett Jurgens tells TechCrunch it’s on track for main backer fulfillments this summer — in late July, early August.

“The Kickstarter funds cover all the Kickstarter expenses, the tooling, all of that kind of stuff and for us, really, this [new funding] is to help support that launch and to help establish our efforts post our Kickstarter shipments,” he adds. Part of the new funding will go towards new hires in sales and marketing.

Notion’s twist on home sensing is to pack a whole lot of sensors into each of its connected devices —…

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