Nettle Closes $500K Seed Financing Round

Nettle, Inc., a La Jolla, California-based start up that is developing a “social/local/mobile” application and website for the global entertainment market, has closed a $500k seed financing round.

The round was led by Google Ventures, with participation from Advancit Capital, 500 Startups, and angel investors including former executives of eBay and Qualcomm.

Co-founded in October 2010 by Brian Dear, Nettle’s chief executive officer, and Dan O’Neill, Nettle’s chief technology officer, Nettle will launch the app in September 2011.
The company is currently hiring two software developers with experience in building large systems.



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