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Social Startup ShareThis Raises $23 Million

ShareThis, maker of social sharing buttons for websites, announced Wednesday that it raised $23 million in its series C funding round, led by Deutsche Telekom’s VC arm, T-Venture. Other participants in the round were Harbourton and Fifth Third Capital, as well as a number of existing investors, including Blue Chip Venture Company, DFJ and Illinois Ventures. ShareThis also announced the acquisition of Socialize, a small startup aimed at adding social features to mobile apps.


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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