Bottlenose Lands $3.6M For Social Media Analytics

Bottlenose, a brand new startup in social media analytics, has raised $3.6M in a Series A funding round. The company said the funding round was led by ff Venture Capital, and also included Lerer Ventures, Transmedia, Advancit, as well as other leading funds and angel investors. Bottlenose said that its software is helping brands and agencies, including Pepsi, FleishmanHillard, Razorfish, and DigitasLBi, to map and track trends in social networks. Bottlenose is headed by Nova Spivack. The firm is based in Los Angeles, New York City, and Amsterdam, the Netherlands. More information »