– Posterous, the developer of a simple blogging platform that lets publishers
upload new content via email, has raised $4.4 million in its first round of
Investors included Redpoint Ventures, Trinity Ventures and angels
including SV Angel, Founder Collective, Lowercase Capital, Brian Pokorny, Aydin
Senkut and XG Ventures.
Founded in 2008 as a Y Combinator company, San
Francisco-based Posterous offers a free Web publishing platform, designed for
ease of use, that counts 12 million unique monthly visitors and 25 million page
The company also plans to monetize a professional version of the
platform later this year.