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Cinemagram Raises $8.5M Series A Led By Menlo Ventures To Make Mobile Photo Sharing More Animated

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http://techcrunch.com – Cinemagram, a startup founded in Montreal that’s now moving to San Francisco, today announced an $8.5 million Series A round via AllThingsD. The investment comes from Menlo Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Real Ventures and Atlas, and stands as an exception to the decidedly reserved climate for follow-on capital after a startup’s seed round. So what’s Cinemagram’s secret? The app is a cinemagraph generator. If you’re not familiar with the term, that’s basically a fancy GIF. The concept was popularized by Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg, fashion photographers who created (IT news)