C-nario Secures $5 Million Funding in First Round Led by Carmel Ventures
Doron Inbar was nominated as Chairman of the Board of C-nario
C-nario, a leading provider of comprehensive systems for digital signage networks, and high impact AV applications, announced today that it closed a $5 million round of financing led by Carmel Ventures. Rina Shainski, General Partner of Carmel Ventures, joined C-nario’s Board of Directors.
In addition, C-nario announced the nomination of Doron Inbar as Chairman of its Board. Mr. Inbar, a veteran of the telecommunications industry, served as President and CEO of ECI Telecom, Ltd. (NASDAQ: ECIL) for six years and has been with ECI Telecom for 23 years. Mr. Inbar is also a Venture Partner in Carmel Ventures and Active Chairman in companies of its portfolio.
C-nario, established in 2002 by Arnon Diskin, offers advanced solutions for content management, distribution, and system monitoring targeted at large networks of digital screens. C-nario’s high quality solutions have won the company top tier customers: Philips, CNN, BBC, Axel Springer, Bank Hapoalim, First Republic Bank, FNAC, Motorola, and many others.
Commenting on his appointment Doron Inbar said: “I am very excited with C-nario’s end- to-end innovative solution. Its unique proposition brings an unanticipated, but much needed, ease of implementation to the revolution in digital signage and advertising. The “outdoor” and ”indoor” markets can now enjoy the ease of content creation, its management and distribution. This offering combined with C-nario strong team and the enormous market opportunity, are the reasons that makes me believe we can built the next leader of the digital signage market”.
Arnon Diskin, C-nario Founder and CEO noted: “We welcome the involvement of Carmel Ventures, which brings to C-nario, not only investment, but also experience and a worldwide network of partners. We believe that having Doron Inbar and Rina Shainski on our Board, with their extensive operational and investment experience, will help us grow and become a global company and a leader in our space”.
Rina Shainski of Carmel Ventures added: “The growth in the Digital Signage market is driven by the increasing availability of digital screens and broadband networks. C-nario is one of the very few companies worldwide which provide a full solution for Digital Signage Networks. We in Carmel Ventures believe in the high growth potential of the Digital Media and Digital Signage markets in years to come.
C-nario is a leading developer and provider of comprehensive systems for digital signage networks and high impact AV applications. C-nario offers highest quality playback capabilities as well as advanced tools for content management, distribution, show control and system monitoring. C-nario is a privately held company with offices in the United States and Israel, and premier global partners. C-nario technology is successfully installed with numerous high demanding customers worldwide, meeting a wide range of requirements in the area of advertising, corporate, public, media and entertainment. Visit us at: www.c-nario.com
About Carmel Ventures
Founded in 2000 by pioneers and leaders of the Israeli high tech industry, Carmel Ventures is one of Israel’s leading venture capital funds focused on information technology investments with $372 million under management. Led by former entrepreneurs and executives of the software, communications and investment industries, Carmel provides active, hands-on support to its portfolio companies. Carmel headquartered in Herzliya, Israel enjoys a worldwide network of industry, strategic and investment resources. Carmel provides significant capital and support through the growth cycle of its portfolio companies and is recognized as a true company building fund in Israel. For more information, please visit www.carmelventures.com.
|About Us | Partnerships | News | Contact Us | © 2008 Viola Ltd. All rights reserved.|