We previously heard rumors of a number of companies including Microsoft investing in Cyanogen Inc and now the company has announced it has received a further $80 million investment.
Cyanogen Inc is behind one of the most popular Android ROMs, CyanogenMod ad the company’s latest investment come from a range of investors.
Cyanogen Inc., a leading mobile operating system pure-play, announced the completion of an $80 million round of Series C financing. With offices in Palo Alto and Seattle, the company will leverage the infusion of new funding to hire talent and accelerate the development of its open OS platform.
Included in the $80 million investment in Cyanogen Inc are funds from companies like Twitter Ventures, Qualcomm and Telefonica Ventures.
Some of the company’s existing investors like Andreessen Horowitz and Tencent Holdings have also topped up their original investments in the latest funding round.
Source Android Central