RockMelt Receives $30 Million

By | July 6, 2011 | 13 Comments


RockMelt Receives $30 MillionReadies for a heavy marketing.

RockMelt, the social web browser, which is yet to become a success, has received a $30 million funding from the new investors.

LA Times reports that the new investors, Accel Partners and Khosla Ventures, have teamed up with Andreessen Horowitz to lead a round of funding.

What makes it interesting is the fact that two of the RockMelt investors, Marc Andreessen and Jim Breyer, are already on the board of Facebook, creating a stronger bond between companies.

As far as the investment goes, RockMelt’s co-founder said that the money will be used to expand the 40 person team, push some new features and spread the word.

As of today, RockMelt has now raised a total of $40 million in funding.


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  • http://twitter.com/Andylee_Sato Andylee_Sato

    the 40 million are with or without the now received 30 million?

    • Armin

      With.

  • Nobody

    Rockmelt is the best browser!

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  • Anonymous

    I like Rockmelt but it gets pretty irritating after a while when every single thing pops up as a notification.  I know there’s a quiet mode but what’s the point of that browser if you use quiet mode?  Hmmmm… 

  • IE & Opera Fanboy

    I think, RockMelt can develop these social feature as plugin for all leading browsers like IE, Firefox , Chrome, Safari & Opera – instead of developing a separate browser and add to the crowd. I’m not attracted to this browser need, may be in the school this famous.