Peerflix Receives $8 Million Second Round

(down the page) That’s according to an SEC filing, picked up by PE Week Wire…Peerflix, a small company making some waves with its DVD-swapping service (allows members to legally trade DVDs) has raised around $8 million in second round funding. Battery Ventures led the deal, and was joined by return backers 3i Group and BV Capital.

Peerflix was founded in 2004 by Danny Robinson and Billy McNair. The two entrepreneurs had previously teamed up to launch Spinway, a provider of e-commerce and private-label ISP solutions for leading brick and mortar retailers that was acquired by Bluelight.com, the ecommerce division of Kmart.

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