Tech Company Financing Transactions

Tout Funding Round

819 Capital, private investors and World Wrestling Entertainment joined a $13.4 million Series B funding round for Tout. The round was announced on 7/12/2012.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B
Proceeds Purpose
The capital will be used to support the rapid growth of the company and further invest in new product development and international expansion.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Digital Media & VR & AR
Mailing Address
528 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
Email Address
Tout is a social media platform that allows users to shoot 15-second video status updates via smartphones and webcams. Touts are shared real-time and automatically to, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, SMS and email contacts. Through Tout's reply feature, users can engage in Tout conversations.
Tout LinkedIn Company Profile
Social Media
Tout Company Twitter Account
Company News
Tout News
Tout on Facebook
Tout on YouTube

Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Michael Downing
  Michael Downing LinkedIn Profile  Michael Downing Twitter Account  Michael Downing News  Michael Downing on Facebook
Vice President
Matthew Knopf
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Vice President
Jason Shulman
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VP - Client Services
Trinh Bui
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VP - Engineering
Thomas Hallet
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VP - Operations
Jad DeFanti
  Jad DeFanti LinkedIn Profile  Jad DeFanti Twitter Account  Jad DeFanti News  Jad DeFanti on Facebook
VP - Sales
David Parsons
  David Parsons LinkedIn Profile  David Parsons Twitter Account  David Parsons News  David Parsons on Facebook



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