StrongMail Gets $6M in Funding

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E-mail infrastructure provider StrongMail said this week that it received $6 million in financing from Sequoia Capital and Evercore ventures.


The funding, which is the company's first institutional financing, is earmarked for expansion of StrongMail's enterprise e-mail delivery system. The hosted solution is used by large enterprises for mass mailings of up to one million e-mails per hour. The company boasts that it can increase e-mail delivery rates 40 percent compared to most e-mail providers.


As part of the deal, Mark Kvamme from Sequoia and Sangam Pant of Evercore have joined the Los Angeles company's board of directors.


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