Brickfish Secures $11.2 Million In First Round

Brickfish, a San Diego-based provider of user-generated content services that seeks to connect advertisers and consumers, has raised $11.2 million in first round funding. DCM-Doll Capital Management led the deal, and was joined by Draper Richards, Draper Associates, Mangrove Capital and OCA Ventures.
The proceeds will be used to fund further product development and marketing efforts. Brickfish, which opened for beta testing last August and officially launched in January 2007, concentrates on setting up social networking sites for three business categories: fashion, lifestyles and music. CEO is Shahi Ghanem, former president of DivX. Release