Bluesmart – Connected Travel Products Company Raises $11.5M

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Bluesmart, a portfolio startup of Zillionize has successfully raised $11.5M. Best of luck Bluesmart!

Backers include Ace & Co and Y-Combinator, as well as a group of angel investors including Gil Penchina and Michael Seibel. The addition of new funds comes almost a year to the date since the startup launched its now memorable Indigogo campaign. It eventually became one of the most successful travel industry-related campaigns on the crowd-funding platform, securing $2.2 million over the course of its listing on the site.

For the curious techies, a Bluesmart item of luggage includes a digital lock, proximity sensor, in-built battery charger and tracking technology.

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