Funding and Acquisitions Roundup: Timehop closes a $3M Series A round to give users a snapshot of their social media past

By Editor July 26, 2013

By Brian Kovalesky, StartUp Beat Editor

Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:

Timehop, a mobile-only app that allows users to get a snapshot of their past social media activity, has raised $3 million in Series A funding. Investors include Spark Capital and O’Reilly Alphatech Ventures. The New York City-based startup claims to be ‘A time capsule of you,’ and allows social media users to see status updates and photos from exactly a year ago. It was founded in 2010 and was part of the TechStars NYC winter 2010 class. The team previously raised $1.118 million in two Seed funding rounds.

Vital Stats:


HQ: New York City

Founders: Jonathan Wegener, Benny Wong

Year Founded: 2010

Series A Investors: Spark Capital, O’Reilly Alphatech Ventures

Innovation: Allows individuals to get a snapshot of their social media activity in the past.

Total Funding: $1.118M

(Sources: Timehop, TechCrunch, LinkedIn)

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