Messaging and VoIP platform Discord raised a $100M USD funding in June. In a weblog submit on Tuesday, its founders addressed a number of subjects, together with taking motion “towards white supremacists, racists, and others who search to make use of Discord for evil” and its beforehand unannounced enterprise funding.
Discord, which presently has greater than 100M month-to-month lively customers, was provided extra funding by Index Ventures’ Danny Rimer, whose agency was amongst the traders of Discord’s final $150M financing spherical in December 2018, in keeping with Forbes. The brand new funding now values the corporate at $3.5B, up from a $2.05B valuation in December 2018.
The corporate plans to make use of the brand new funds to speed up Discord’s growth of app options, its group, and the corporate itself. Discord’s main income stream is its subscription service Nitro, which allows customers to customise their profiles and teams.