Collective Bias Raises $10.5M Series A To Push Its Shopping Blogger-Powered Social Marketing Model Internationally

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http://techcrunch.com – The market for social marketing startups is getting some natural uplift as more advertising money shifts online and marketers experiment with alternatives to traditional ad formats (like banner ads) that don’t make enough of a mark in the digital space. One such startup, Collective Bias, has just closed a $10.5 million Series A — led by Updata Partners – to expand its blogger-powered social marketing model internationally. It had previously raised $500,000 in two rounds of Angel funding, according to Crunchbase. Collective Bias, which was founded back in 2009, operates a (IT news)