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Backplane unites people around interests, affinities and movements.

Founded in 2011
Total money raised: $5.8M

Palo Alto
Palo Alto
Updated on Sep 12, 2013
Backplane at CrunchBase
Joey Primiani Founder
Matt Michelsen Co-Founder & CEO
Troy Carter Co-Founder
Pejman Nozad Investor
Joe Lonsdale Founding Chairman
Safa Rashtchy Investor
Alex Moore Co-Founder
Kevin Colleran Advisor

February, 2012

Backplane raised $4M in unattributed round from Google Ventures, Founders Fund, Menlo Ventures, SV Angel, Battery Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Greylock Partners, and Formation 8

Lady Gaga-Backed Backplane Raises Over $4M From Sequoia & More; Acquires Sharing Platform Cortex

Backplane acquired Cortex

Backplane buys Cortex

August, 2011

Backplane raised $1.8M in angel funding from TomorrowVentures, Google Ventures, Menlo Ventures, SV Angel, and i/o Ventures

Eric Schmidt, Tomorrow Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Founders Fund / Angel Fund, SV Angel, Lerer Ventures, Vast Ventures, Metamorphic Ventures, WGI Group, Harbor Pacific Capital Partners

January, 2011

Backplane was founded on January, 2011