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Remote Tech Support Firm, 24/7 Techies, Raises $600k Seed Round — Led By 500 Startups — To Ramp Up SMB Business

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http://techcrunch.com – Online tech support company, 24/7 Techies, has raised a $600,000 seed round led by Dave McClure’s 500 Startups to accelerate its offerings for small and medium sized businesses. Other notable investors in the round include Rajan Anandan (VP Google India) and Shailesh Rao (VP Twitter, International Operations). Since launching a dedicated micro SMB offering in April this year, the company says it has more than 100 customers for the new service and is seeing month-over-month growth of 20 percent. CEO Dilendra Wimalasekere says the funding is largely ear-marked for sales and marketing to ram (IT news)