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Denver – NewsGator Technologies, a provider of social
networking and widget services, as well as RSS feed aggregators, announced on
Monday that it has closed a new $10 million round of funding.
investors Masthead Venture Partners, Mobius Venture Capital and Vista Ventures
participated in the round.
Denver-based NewsGator provides its services to
customers including CBS, CNN, Discovery, National Geographic and USA Today.
company said it experienced its two most successful quarters in the second half
of 2008, with fourth-quarter revenue setting a record.
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