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Social Advocacy Platform Extole Adds $7.6M to Help Brands Drive Referrals

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Today San Francisco-based Extole, a consumer-to-consumer social advocacy platform, announced that it has closed $7.6 million funding from existing investors Shasta Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Redpoint Ventures, and Trident Capital. This comes after the company reported significant growth in 2012, adding to its growing client list which includes brands...
Social Advocacy Platform Extole Adds $7.6M to Help Brands Drive Referrals

Extole Raises $7.5M To Build Brands' Word-Of-Mouth On Social Media

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Extole, a startup offering tools for brands to manage their “social advocacy” programs, has raised $7.5 million in new funding. The round is a follow-on to the $10 million Series C that Extole raised about a year ago, and it comes from existing investors, including Shasta Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners,...
Extole Raises $7.5M To Build Brands' Word-Of-Mouth On Social Media
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Needle raises $10.5 million for expert-guided online shopping platform

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Social shopping startup Needle has secured $10.5 million in Series B funding in a round co-led by Shasta Ventures and Rembrandt Venture Partners, bringing its total capital raised to $12.5 million. The Salt Lake City, Utah-based company enables ecommerce companies to connect certified product experts and fans with potential online...
Needle raises $10.5 million for expert-guided online shopping platform

No More Call Centers: Needle Grabs $10.5M To Turn Your Fans Into Customer Service Reps

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Thanks to increasingly powerful mobile and web technologies, people can work from practically anywhere. One eCommerce startup, the Utah-based Needle, sees a big opportunity for this mobile, remote, and telecommuting workforce to change the way businesses connect with their customers and influence the way consumers make purchasing decisions. Rather than...
No More Call Centers: Needle Grabs $10.5M To Turn Your Fans Into Customer Service Reps
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