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Acquired byTony Conrad & Ryan Freitas
Date2/2013
TermsCash
Acquired byAOL
Price$35M
Date12/2010
TermsCash

General Information

Offices

San Francisco, USA
2601 Mission, 9th Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94110
USA

People

Co-Founder, CEO
Advisor
Advisor
Advisor
Advisor
Advisor
Director of Mobile
Co - Founder & Chief Product Officer
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Acquisitions

Wefollow, 5/2013

Funding

TOTAL $6.09M
FUNDING TOTAL $6.09M
Partial Close, 12/2009
$413k
Venture Round, 2/2013
SoftTech VC
Google Ventures
CrunchFund
True Ventures
$5.68M

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about.me

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.

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about.me screenshot
Above: about.me
Uploaded: 3/10/14

Products

Collections

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.

about.me screenshot
Collections Collections Collections

Sources

  1. Techcrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Identity Platform about.me Buys Wefollow To Boost “Interest” Search (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  4. About.me Spins Back Out of AOL, Raises $5.7M (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
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