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HootSuite Closes $165 Million Series B Round

HootSuite, a collaborative social media monitoring startup that offers products for enterprise and SMB customers, announced on Thursday that it has raised a $165 million Series B round of venture funding. The round was led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from Accel Partners and existing investor OMERS Ventures. As a result of the new round, IVP’s Jeff Leiberman, Accel’s Ryan Sweeney and OMERS’s John Ruffolo will join HootSuite’s board of directors.


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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