Speech software creator secures funding

Dawn Kawamoto
Dawn Kawamoto Former Staff writer, CNET News
Dawn Kawamoto covered enterprise security and financial news relating to technology for CNET News.
Apptera announced Tuesday it raised a $5.6 million second round of funding, led by Lightspeed Venture Partners. Previous investor Alloy Ventures contributed to the round. San Bruno, Calif.-based
Apptera develops packaged speech applications for use in call centers.