Optimizely Raises $28 Million of Seed Funding

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Seed: $28,000,000

Founded: 2010
Industry: IT

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San Francisco, California – Optimizely, a world-class website optimization platform, providing A/B and multivariate testing that is incredibly powerful and easy-to-use has raised an astonishing $28 million of seed funding led by Benchmark Capital with the participation of Bain Capital Ventures and backed by existing investors Battery Ventures, InterWest Partners, and Google Ventures.

As part of the funding deal, Peter Fenton of Benchmark Capital will join the board of directors of Optimizely.

Optimizely previously raised $3.2 million and the new funding of $28 million is a huge jump from the previous funding. The startup boasts high-profile clients including both Obama and Romney presidential campaigns last year.


Funding Total: $28,000,000

Round Date Amount Pre Amount Post Amount
Seed 04/2013 $28,000,000
Investors: Benchmark Capital, Bain Capital Ventures, Battery Ventures, InterWest Partners, Google Ventures

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