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October 30, 2005 / jnolen


A new player called Wikisphere (no content on the website yet) has just raised $5.25mm in series A funding. I don't know much except for this, from

Wikisphere Inc., a Seattle-based provider of services for wiki creation and editing, has raised $5.25 million in Series A funding, according to a regulatory filing. Backers include Trinity Ventures and Frazier Technology Ventures. The company is run by Blue Nile co-founder Ben Elowitz.

According to Ross, its going to have a consumer focus.

For those of you keeping score, JotSpot has raised $5.2mm in one round and SocialText has raised almost $4.8mm in three rounds.

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  1. Jonathan Nolen / Mar 7 2006 12:02 am

    Wikispheres launches as Wetpaint

    When last we heard from Wikisphere, they had just raised $5.25mm but continued to develop in almost-stealth mode. Ross said they were going to be consumer focused. Jeffrey had heard that it was going to be industry-focused. Well, today they pulled the …

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