imgres-5SmarterHQ, an online marketing platform, announced this week the opening of its new office in Austin.

The company, based in Indianapolis, recently received $8 million in financing led by the Simon Venture Group. The five year old startup has raised $20 million to date. The office opened Aug. 31 st.

This is the company’s first office outside of its Indiana headquarters. It is occupying 4,100 square feet at 6011 West Courtyard Drive with 14 initial employees and room to expand to 25.

“We have experienced unprecedented growth over the past year, and so too did the industry, as more national brands strive to make customer data and personalized communication foundational to their marketing efforts,” Michael Osborne, CEO of SmarterHQ, said in a news statement. “It is clear that there is tremendous opportunity to bring our expertise and innovation to new markets, and we are excited that this expansion will help us grow our solutions to best fit the needs of our clients and their customers.”

SmartHQ’s customers for its online marketing platform with predictive analytics include Finish Line, Eddie Bauer and eBags.