Xobni Raises $16.2 Million

Xobni, the company that built a social media platform around Microsoft Outlook has raised $16.2 million in funding according to a filing with the SEC. Khosla Ventures and RRE Ventures led the round of funding in the company. Xobni shows your Facebook, LinkedIn, and Hoover’s contacts within Outlook and can reveal past attachments from contacts. Xobni recently launched an email app for the BlackBerry too. Xobni previously raised $15 million from Y-Combinator, Khosla Ventures, Cisco, First Round Capital, Baseline Ventures, BlackBerry Partners Fund, and Atomico Investments. Will Posterous of RRE Ventures has joined as a new board of director as Xobni. [VentureBeat]

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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