FriendFeed Raises $5 Million

FriendFeed Inc., a Mountain View, Calif.-based social networking site focused on content sharing, has raised $5 million in Series A funding. Benchmark Capital led the round, and was joined by company co-founders Paul Buchheit and Sanjeev Singh.




FriendFeed Inc. today announced the official launch of FriendFeed, a site where people can stay up-to-date on the Web pages, photos, videos and music that their friends and family are sharing. Additionally, the company announced that it has raised $5 million in Series A financing from co-founders Paul Buchheit and Sanjeev Singh and Benchmark Capital.

“FriendFeed's talented and creative team shares a passion for creating great user experiences, said Peter Fenton, general partner at Benchmark Capital. As the volume of information online grows exponentially across a broad array of Websites, FriendFeed enables the most powerful form of sharing