Key Raises $4.3M Funding

Key, a Palo Alto, CA-based community and networking platform provider, raised $4.3m in funding.

The round was led by Felicis with participation from Liquid 2 Ventures, Alumni Ventures, Archangels Ventures, Cerigo Investments, Everywhere Ventures, Startup Shibuya, MVP Ventures, Xoogler Ventures, as well as angels including Bradley Horowitz, Caesar Sengupta, Asha Jadeja, Qasar Younis, Kevin Chou, Jonah & Noah Goodhart, Avichal Garg, Prabhakar Reddy, Raghu Yarlagadda, Vibhu Mittal, Anthony Lacavera, Ali Moiz and many alumni and current employees of Google, Meta, Amazon, Microsoft, Apple, Netflix, Uber, Stripe, Palantir, Doordash, Waymo, Cruise and McKinsey.

The company is using the funds to expand operations and its development efforts.

Led by Kushagra Shrivastava and Christopher Fong, Key is an innovative platform designed to redefine the professional networking and community engagement space. It offers an array of features tailored to the needs of today’s professionals, including:

  • Advanced AI-driven networking capabilities that connect users with like-minded professionals and mentors.
  • Resources and tools for skill development and career planning, tailored to the evolving job market.
  • A supportive community platform for sharing experiences, advice, and opportunities.