St. Paul startup Elevate lands $500k first round from Confluence & Icon

Elevate Research announced today that it has secured $500k in seed capital led by Confluence Capital and Icon Venture Partners, with participation from local angel investors Rob Weber and Mark Usem.

Elevate is described as “the easiest and most affordable way for restaurants and retailers to survey customers who recently dined in one of their restaurants or shopped in one of their stores.” In functional terms, the B2B app enables real time feedback, analytics and marketing automation.