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On December 13, 2018 Work-Bench Ventures announced raising $47 million in funding for their Fund II venture capital fund. Investors contributing to Fund II include: Industry Ventures, an unnamed family office in Chicago, Wipro, Schneider Electric, CA Technologies, Craig Walker, Andy Palmer, and Tim Eades.
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