TOCA Football Scores $40M

Costa Mesa-based TOCA Football, which operates 14 sports centers focused on soccer training, has raised $40M in its Series E funding. According to TOCA Football, the Series E funding was led by current investors WestRiver Group, RNS TOCA Partners LLC, and D2 Futbol Investors, LLC, and also included new investors, including angel investor Jared Smith, the co-founder and former COO of Qualtrics. TOCA said it has now raised $105M in total funding. TOCA says it plans to use the funding to open 12 new sport centers in the next 12 months, and also will launch TOCA Social, a "gamified soccer-themed entertainment and dining venue". TOCA is led by CEO Yoshi Maruyama.