Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by AOL
Founded:
February 5, 2013
Founders:
Ryan Freitas, Tony Conrad, Tim Young
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Funding:
$6.10M
Categories:
Identity Management, Identity, Curated Web

about.me is an online platform enabling users to create and maintain a curated page for self-expression.

Description

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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.

Current Team (3)

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Board Members and Advisors (8)

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Products (1)

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    Collections

    Collections allows one to put other pages into categorized sections such as pages I like, Cool..

Acquisitions (1)

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Funding Rounds (2) - $6.10M

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Investors (4)

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    SoftTech VC

    SoftTech VC is one of the original micro VC firms, founded in 2004 and backing over 135..
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    CrunchFund

    CrunchFund is an early stage venture capital firm founded by Michael Arrington, Patrick Gallagher,..
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    Google Ventures

    Venture capital fund
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    True Ventures

    Founded in 2006, True Ventures is a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm that invests in..

Offices/Locations (1)

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    2601 Mission, 9th Floor

    San Francisco, CA 94110

    USA

Images (1)

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