Hong Kong Based Meme Website 9GAG Raises $2.8 Million

Posted Jul 31, 2012

is a meme website that competes against websites like KnowYourMeme and Quickmeme.  9GAG, a company that participated in Dave McClure’s 500 Startups incubator, has raised $2.8 million from Silicon Valley investors like True Ventures, Freestyle Capital, Greycroft Partners, 500 Startups, Scott Banister, Chris Sacca, David Tisch, Kevin Rose, Tim Ferriss, Gary Vaynerchuk, Ben Ling, Karl Jacob, James Hong, Philip Kaplan, and several others.  The Hong Kong-based 9GAG has 70 million global unique visitors and over a billion page views per month.  [AllThingsD]