Peter Kafka

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Canadian Investors Bet $20 Million on Hootsuite

Investors are putting $20 million into Hootsuite, the social media management platform. Canadian fund OMERS Ventures has acquired the stake in the four-year-old company via secondary purchases from employees and earlier investors. Hootsuite, which lets marketers track and manage their presence on social platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Google+, says it has “nearly four million” users; it has previously raised $4.9 million in debt and equity.


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There’s a lot of attention and PR around Marissa, but their product lineup just kind of blows.

— Om Malik on Bloomberg TV, talking about Yahoo, the September issue of Vogue Magazine, and our overdependence on Google