SocialChorus Raises $2.5 Million In Series A

Posted Aug 20, 2013

SocialChorus is an online marketing platform company that has raised $2.5 million in Series A funding.  SocialChorus has raised a total of $8 million thus far.  New investor Windforce Ventures joined existing lead investor Kohlberg Ventures in this round.  SocialChorus has grown over 350% in terms of new customers over the last year.  SocialChorus has also hired the former CEO of Extole, Brad Klaus, as their chief revenue officer.

SocialChorus has been used in over 200 advocate marketing campaigns.  Some of SocialChorus’ customers include Toyota, Outback Steakhouse, Microsoft, Kia Motors, and AT&T.  SocialChorus recently launched LinkedIn integration and mobile optimization features.

?Brand marketers are quickly realizing the business potential of advocate marketing,? stated SocialChorus founder and CEO Greg Shove. ?Our customers are seeing significant increases in social engagement, earned media value and new customer acquisition. This momentum has been recognized by our investors and experienced startup executives.?

[Source: TechCrunch]