Tech Company Financing Transactions

8thBridge Funding Round

ForgePoint Capital and Split Rock Partners participated in a $10 million Series B capital raise for 8thBridge. The round was recorded on 3/21/2011.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B

ForgePoint Capital (Lead Investor) (Evangelos Simoudis)

Split Rock Partners (Michael Gorman)

Proceeds Purpose
The additional capital garnered through this funding round will be used to expand 8thBridge's current operations and to extend the company's leading social commerce solutions.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Mailing Address
110 Fifth St. North 420
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Email Address
Merchants partner with 8thBridge to create social shopping experiences for their customers inside Facebook and on their ecommerce sites. Customers are empowered to shop with merchants on their own terms in a shopping experience that is portable, personalized, and participatory.
8thBridge LinkedIn Company Profile
Social Media
8thBridge Company Twitter Account
Company News
8thBridge News
8thBridge on Facebook
8thBridge on YouTube

Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Wade Gerten
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Chief Operating Officer
Jamie Thingelstad
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Chief Scientific Officer
Linda Whitaker
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VP - Engineering
Mike Bjerkness
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VP - Product Management
Jon Kubo
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