Benchmark Leads Investment in Online Stationery Site Minted

Online stationery store Minted has secured $5.5 million in a second round of venture funding today. The round was led by Peter Fenton of Benchmark Capital, with IDG Ventures and Menlo Ventures, Marissa Mayer of Google and Jeremy Stoppelman of Yelp also participating. The capital will be used for recruiting and for new product lines. Minted is focused on printing custom greeting cards, wedding cards and other paper products, sourced from a community of independent graphic designers.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus