Ink, the San Francisco, CA-based company behind Filepicker.io, closed a $1.8m seed funding.
The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz and Highland Capital Partners, with participation from SV Angel, Google board member Ram Shriram, Geoff Ralston, Aaron Iba, Pejman Nozad, Facebook VP of Business Development and Monetization Dan Rose, Ullas Naik (Streamlined Ventures), Hamid Barkhordar, Bobby Yazdani (Saba Software), Niall Browne (Workday), and Data Collective.
The company intends to use the funds to build out its developer framework.
Founded in 2012 by Brett van Zuiden, CEO, Ink provides developers with the tools to connect the content, applications, and devices that people use. Ink File Picker is a platform-agnostic development framework that allows them to let free content flow across more than 20,000 apps and services like Dropbox, Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, Gmail Attachments, Google Drive, Evernote, etc.
Originally a Y Combinator company, Ink won the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition in 2012.