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Tomfoolery Raises $1.7 Million in Seed Funding
/ January 30, 2013 12:27 pm

Tomfoolery, a startup developing social tools and apps for the workplace, said on Wednesday it has raised $1.7 million in a new round of seed funding, led by Morado Ventures and Sam Pullara, a managing director at Sutter Hill Ventures. Other participants included Andreessen Horowitz; Jerry Yang of AME Cloud Ventures; Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of YouSendIt; David Tisch, co-founder of TechStars NYC; and other angels. “In your personal life, social mobile applications are beautiful, their functionality is meaningful, and they let you to make real, human connections,” said CEO Kakul Srivastava, a former general manager of Flickr and vice president at Yahoo. “At work, today’s enterprise software makes us feel about as close to our coworkers as strapping spreadsheets to carrier pigeons. People at work aren’t robots — they’re consumers who expect great software.” Read more.


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