Professional Social Network Application For Facebook BranchOut Raises $18 Million In Series B

Posted May 11, 2011

BranchOut is a professional social network application for Facebook that has raised $18 million in Series B funding led by Redpoint Ventures. Accel Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, and Floodgate also participated in this round. BranchOut now has a total of $24 million in funding.

The BranchOut application allows you to find jobs through friends on Facebook and it shows where your friends work. BranchOut creates professional profiles and it imports data from Facebook profiles including their employment history. BranchOut was founded by Rick Marini.

BranchOut allows you to search over 3 million jobs and 20,000 internships. Some of BranchOut’s clients that are using the Jobs tab include Groupon, Kiva, charity_water, and Readyforce. BranchOut has about 300,000 monthly active users.