- Funding Received
- $13.9 Million in 2 Rounds from 13 Investors
- Most Recent Funding
- $12.1 Million Series A on February 16, 2012
- January 26, 2011
- Palo Alto, CA
- Backplane believes that the future of social networking does not lie in an all-encompassing network, but in niche networks with purpose.
- Troy Carter, Joe Lonsdale, Joey Primiani, Alex Moore, Matt Michelsen
- Curated Web
Backplane is a platform that allows like-minded people to connect across their shared interests. Our first community was around Lady Gaga's LittleMonsters.com, and is almost a million strong. We believe that consumers and brands want more meaningful ways to connect and engage with each other online. We are partnering with the world's best brands to create authentic community.
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Funding Rounds (2) - $12.1MUpdate
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