Swiss employee communication app Beekeeper raises $8 million

Zurich-based employee communication platform Beekeeper announced it has raised $8 million in Series A financing. The round was led by Keen Venture Partners, with participation from Fyrfly Venture Partners, Polytech Ecosystem Ventures, and b-to-v Partners. Several business angels also joined the round including Niklas Zennström, Skype co-founder and founding partner at Atomico; Ariel Lüdi, former CEO of hybris and founder at Hammer Team; and Niklas Ostberg, co-founder and CEO Delivery Hero. Robert Verwaayen, a general partner at Keen Venture Partners, has joined the Beekeeper Board of Directors.