Open Mile Scores $6M

2/24/11

Open Mile, an online shipping startup based in Boston and Chicago, announced today it has raised $6 million in Series B financing led by Globespan Capital Partners. Existing investor Charles River Ventures also participated in the round. Open Mile, led by Evan Schumacher (the former CEO of Going.com), uses Web and mobile technologies to match up trucking companies with shipping organizations in a way that could be more efficient than existing freight brokers.

Gregory T. Huang is Xconomy's Deputy Editor, National IT Editor, and the Editor of Xconomy Boston. You can e-mail him at gthuang@xconomy.com or call him at 617-252-7323. Follow @

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