Friday, February 18, 2011
Anoma.ly Gets 500K From A Bunch Of Rockstar Investors, Rebrands As Dapt
Anoma.ly, a startup that is working on optimizing�the personalization of realtime information streams, is announcing its first funding round today with 500K in seed money from rockstar investors like Yelp's Russel Simmons, PayPal's Max Levchin, YouTube's Steve Chen, LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman, Klout's Thomas McInerney, James Hong, ex-Googler Harry Cheung and Microsoft Kinnect creative director Steph Tryphonas. i/o Ventures partner Jim Young called it "The most stacked angel round he's seen." The startup will be using the funding to launch a major update to its Cadmus firehose product, rebranding it as Dapt. In the same vien as�My6Sense and Storify, Dapt�will be focused on aggregating conversations on Twitter and from other places around the web.