Startup Segment raises $175M for customer data

Segment [Startup], a San Francisco-based customer data infrastructure company, has raised $175 million in a funding round led by existing investors Accel and GV.

Segment helps companies such as Glossier Inc., International Business Machines Corp., Atlassian Corp. and Intuit Inc. provide better support and service by combining together all the different ways a company might collect data on a customer—in a store, through a mobile app, through email and more.