Browser Plug-In And Sharing Tool Shareaholic Raises $1.9M

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Browser Plug-In And Sharing Tool Shareaholic Raises $1.9M

Postby Andrew on Thu Nov 10, 2011 11:52 pm

Shareaholic, a plugin that makes it easy to share content across a variety of social and bookmarking sites, has raised $1.9 million in funding from 500 Startups, Dharmesh Shah (HubSpot), David Cancel, Brian Shin, Roy Rodenstein, Nicole Stata, Nextview Ventures and General Catalyst Partners.

Shareaholic allows you to find a site you like, click on the plugin’s button nestled in your browser toolbar, and choose which service you’d like to share it to. And Shareaholic is compatible with every major browser, including support for IE, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, and Safari. The company also launched publisher sharing tools for WordPress last year.

The company has also announced that Shareholic has reached 250 million unique monthly visitors after 12 months of working with publishers. Shareaholic has also seen more than 2 million browser downloads (up from 1 million in 2009) and 1.4 million WordPress plugin installs. Shareaholic is also releasing a widget for Tumblr.

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