Secret sheds light on funding from Google Ventures, user statistics


Secret has finally spoken up about that rumored funding round it had last week, clarifying the number and offering some pertinent user statistics for the 45-day-old app in a Medium post that went live Friday. The company confirmed that it raised $8.6 million from the likes of Google Ventures, Alexis Ohanian, Pete Cashmore and others — a slightly lower number than the reported $10 million from last week. In addition, it noted two interesting facts: 75 percent of people with more than five friends open the app daily, and 90 percent of users that engage in a conversation come back within the week.

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