Socialthing

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Overview

Acquired by 
AOL
Total Funding Amount 
$415K
Socialthing
Socialthing synchronizes personal information and enables users to manage multiple social networking feeds from a single web dashboard.
Categories 
Finance, FinTech, Web Hosting
Headquarters Regions 
Greater Denver Area, Western US
Founded Date 
May 18, 2007
Founders 
Ben Brightwell, Brian DeWitt, Matt Galligan
Operating Status 
Active
Funding Status 
M&A
Last Funding Type 
Debt Financing
Number of Employees 
1-10
IPO Status 
Private
Website 
www.socialthing.com
Twitter 
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Contact Email 
mail@socialthing.com

Simplifying the management of sites and services that you already use like blogs and social networks, socialthing! synchronizes your personal information, content, and friendships so that you can post this information across the social web, as opposed to just having it contained in a single site.

Socialthing is a 2007 TechStars company.

Socialthing went into private alpha on January 15th, 2008 and launched their private beta at SXSW in March 2008.

Socialthing was acquired by AOL. While the price is unconfirmed, the acquisition value is rumored to be between $5M - $10M.

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Acquisition Details

Transaction Name 
Socialthing acquired by AOL
Acquired by 
AOL
Announced Date 
Aug 1, 2008

Funding Rounds

Number of Funding Rounds 
2
Total Funding Amount 
$415K
Socialthing has raised a total of $415K in funding over 2 rounds. Their latest funding was raised on Oct 23, 2007 from a Debt Financing round.
Announced Date  
Transaction Name  
Number of Investors  
Money Raised  
Lead Investors  
Oct 23, 2007
Debt Financing - Socialthing
1$400K
Aug 1, 2007
Seed Round - Socialthing
2$15K

Investors

Number of Investors 
3
Socialthing is funded by 3 investors. eonCapital and Techstars Boulder Accelerator are the most recent investors.

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Company Tech Stack by Siftery

Socialthing uses 3 technology products and services including WordPressG Suite (formerly Google Apps for Work), and Vimeo.

Website Tech Stack by BuiltWith

Socialthing is actively using the technology Yahoo Image CDN for its website.

Web Traffic by SimilarWeb

Socialthing is ranked 33,439,437 among websites globally based on its 86 monthly web visitors.

Past Team

Number of Past Team Members 
6
Socialthing has 6 past team members, including Infrastructure Engineer Wade Simmons.
Person Name  
Title At Company  
Start Date  
End Date  
Wade Simmons
Infrastructure EngineerNov 5, 20072010
Tim Shundo
User Interface DesignerMay 2006Nov 2008
Joel Longtine
EngineerJun 2007Aug 2008
Matt Galligan
Founder & CEOMay 2007Aug 2008
Ben Brightwell
Founder & CTO

Recent News & Activity

Number of Articles 
76
Date
Activity

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