London-based DataOps software firm Lenses.io has secured $7.5m in Series A funding.

The firm creates software for enterprise businesses, allowing them to build data infrastructure with system provides monitoring, control, debugging, and security.

Application developers and data scientists use its capabilities to access and deploy data products, including customers such as as Babylon Health, Daimler, Zopa, Playtika and SAS Software.

Investor 83North joined previous investor Marathon Venture Capital in the raise.

Laurel Bowden, Partner at 83North, led the funding round and joined Lenses’ board of directors.

The firm plans to use the new funds to increase product development and scale its operations in Europe and the US.

“We built Lenses to enable people to create and curate data experiences in real-time,” said Antonios Chalkiopoulos, founder and CEO of Lenses.io.

“Our customers make DataOps an embedded business practice by applying it on emerging technologies such as Apache Kafka and Kubernetes.”

“We see our customers gaining exceptional value through the increased velocity in the delivery of data-rich applications whilst meeting data privacy and compliance requirements.”

“Data is the fuel to run almost every organisation across the globe. We’re excited to be working with Lenses in this transformative and high-growth technology category,” says Laurel Bowden, Partner at 83North. “Lenses.io is the only company delivering innovative DataOps capabilities to organisations which both future-proofs and protects existing technology investments.”