Less Is More: Tumblr Raises $750K

Tumblr, a blogging software startup that ascribes to the philosophy that less is more, has raised $750,000 in Series A funding, according to Private Equity Hub. The money came from Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures, with Spark general partner Bijan Sabet joining Tumblr’s board.

Tumblr’s service, Tumblelogs, gives users pared-down tools to set up a personal web site where they can share and muse about what they find on the web or in the world. It doesn’t even have reader comments. You could think of it as a hybrid between Twitter and full-on blogging.

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