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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...

Founded in 2008
Employees: 9
Total money raised: $10.1M

San Francisco
San Francisco
Updated on Nov 24, 2013
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Tags:   blog   blogging   blogging-platform   network   networking   photo   photo-blog   platform   social   social-networking

Timothy Ferriss Advisor
Chris Sacca Advisor
Brett Gibson Co-Founder
Sachin Agarwal Founder/CEO/Board of Directors
Brian Frank CPO
Adil Ajmal VP Engineering
Rich Pearson VP, Marketing
Garry Tan Co-Founder
M. Jackson Wilkinson Director of User Experience
Ryan Brown Marketing Intern
Satish Dharmaraj Board of Directors
Adam Singer Tech Lead
Ryan Brown Product Marketing Manager

March, 2012

Posterous was acquired by Twitter
for $10M

What Twitter & LinkedIn’s Recent Acquisitions Tells Us About Their Plans

September, 2011

Posterous raised $5M in a Series B round from Redpoint Ventures and Jafco Ventures

Back To Our Regularly Scheduled Program: Posterous Raises $5 Million

May, 2010

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March, 2010

Posterous raised $4.4M in a Series A round from Redpoint Ventures, Trinity Ventures, SV Angel, Founder Collective, Lowercase Capital, Brian Pokorny, XG Ventures, and Felicis Ventures

June, 2009

Posterous acquired slinkset

Posterous Acquires Fellow Y Combinator Alum Slinkset

December, 2008

Posterous raised $725K in angel funding from Satish Dharmaraj, Eric Hahn, Peter Barrett, David Sloo, Bill Lee, Bill Warner, Timothy Ferriss, Guy Kawasaki, Mitch Kapor, XG Ventures, and Felicis Ventures

Group Blogging Via Email's Posterous Raises $725K

May, 2008

Posterous raised $15K in seed round from Y Combinator and Founder Collective

Posterous was founded on May, 2008