Shareaholic Inks Seed Investment, Introduces Tumblr Plug-in

11/10/11Follow @xconomy

[Updated 11/10/11 10:35 am. See below.] Shareaholic, a Cambridge, MA-based maker of plug-ins for sharing content on the Web, has collected a $1.9 million round of seed funding, which will go to expanding the company’s team and publisher network. [Story updated to include specific funding amount.]

The money comes from a collection of big-name angel investors, including Dave McClure, Dharmesh Shah (also an Xconomy investor), David Cancel, Brian Shin, Roy Rodenstein, Nicole Stata, Ed Roberts, Steve Woit (Xconomy founding publisher and board member), Jonathan Kraft, and TJ Mahoney, as well as NextView Ventures and General Catalyst Partners. Two years ago, Shareaholic raised a round of angel funding from Shah, Roberts, Shin, and Cancel, as well as Eric Dobkin, Brian Balfour, and Andrew Payne.

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  • http://www.commonangels.com Chris Sheehan

    Jay and Will have done a fantastic job building Shareaholic. As an investor, I’m excited to be part of the next chapter and watching them grow this business.

    Chris