Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by Twitter
Founded:
May, 2008
Founders:
Garry Tan, Sachin Agarwal, Brett Gibson
Employees:
21
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Funding:
$10.1M
Categories:
Networking, Blogging Platforms, Curated Web
Description:
Posterous is a platform for making blogging simple.

Detailed Description

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Posterous emerged from Y Combinator in the summer of 2008 as an innovative company focused on making blogging simple - as simple as sending an email - and now has more than 15 million monthly users.

With the launch of Posterous Spaces, the company is bringing its trademark simplicity to help people share smarter with intuitive privacy controls to share selectively across multiple platforms.

Past Team (10)

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Board Members and Advisors (2)

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Acquisitions (1)

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Investors (19)

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    Felicis Ventures

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    Brian Pokorny

    Founder & Managing Partner @ SV Angel
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    Trinity Ventures

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    San Francisco, CA

    USA

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Images (4)

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