Keep Your Eye On RebelMouse, It Just Got $10 Million In Funding

The money, founder Paul Berry told TechCrunch, “signals a little bit of a move from us being incredibly scrappy to beginning to focus on being scalable.”

Keep Your Eye On RebelMouse, It Just Got $10 Million In Funding

Social-media aggregator RebelMouse just pocketed a cool $10.25 million of Series A funding. The firm, run by former Huffington Post CTO Paul Berry, has grown its user base by 900% since January 2013, and now has a staff of 36.

The latest funding injection comes from the firm’s original investors, which includes SoftBank and Sterling Investment Partners. Last month, Berry told TechCrunch that RebelMouse currently reaches 7 million unique visitors each month and the next plan was to bring advertising to the site.

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