Tech Company Financing Transactions

Wetpaint Funding Round

Wetpaint, operating out of Seattle, received $25 million from DAG Ventures, private investors and Accel Partners.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series C

DAG Ventures (Lead Investor) (John Cadeddu)

private investors (Lead Investor)

Accel Partners (Theresia Gouw Ranzetta)

Frazier Technology Ventures (Len Jordan)

Trinity Ventures (Gus Tai)

Proceeds Purpose
Wetpaint will use the additional funds to accelerate the adoption of its leading social publishing platform and execute on its vision of making every site on the Web socially published with users empowered to create, collect, and organize content together (see related news today "Wetpaint Injected Instantly Transforms Any Website into a Socially Published Supersite").

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Internet & IoT
Mailing Address
710 Second Avenue 1100
Seattle, WA 98104
Email Address
Wetpaint is changing the way people share and collaborate about passions and interests online through its consumer-friendly Wiki platform. For the first time, anyone who knows how to use Microsoft Word can use Wetpaint to click and type online.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Ben Elowitz
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Chief Operating Officer
Rob Grady
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Michael Howell
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VP - Bus. Development
Chris Kollas
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