|Acquired by||Tony Conrad & Ryan Freitas|
|Description||Identity Profile Pages|
|Partial Close, 12/2009 ||$413k|
|Venture Round, 2/2013 |
about.me is a platform for representing one’s personal identity online. The service enables users to create and maintain a curated page for self-expression. about.me pages offer features including bios, contact information and buttons that link to social network content, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, WordPress, Instagram and more. Users can customize their sites with personal photos, custom backdrops, colors and fonts to further express their personalities.
about.me was founded in 2010 by CEO Tony Conrad, CPO Ryan Freitas and Tim Young. In February, 2013, about.me was bought back by founders Tony Conrad and Ryan Freitas along with the about.me management team.
The company has raised $5.7 million in funding from True Ventures, Google Ventures, SoftTech VC, SVA Capital, Aol Ventures, Gunderson Dettmer and several high profile angels. With 16 employees, about.me is based in San Francisco, CA. For more information, please visit: http://www.about.me.
Collections allows one to put other pages into categorized sections such as “pages I like”, “Cool photos”, or whatever category one think fits into their about.me profile.