Outlook plugin lands funding from Cisco

Chris Caceres · January 6, 2009 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/61c

Xobni lands $7 million in Series B financing

Xobni, known for its popular Outlook plug-in, has announced its landed $7 million in Series B financing.  

Existing investors include Khosla Ventures, First Round Capital, Baseline Ventures, and Atomico.  Cisco Systems is the newest investor on board.  

As an Outlook plug-in, Xobni allows users automatic enhanced email search capabilities including instant search results as you type.  Xobni also provides email analytics with graphs and statistics on how you and your contacts use email.  The most innovative feature of Xobni is its social networking extensions connecting information from Facebook, LinkedIn, and even Yahoo profiles.  Xobni has been downloaded more than 1.5 million times.

According to the company blog, Xobni's plans for 2009 are: "To continue to expand our business and scale to meet the needs of our growing user base. Specifically, we plan to continue improvements to the quality of our product, focus on our premium business, and address the growing interest from our enterprise customer base."

Xobni was founded by Adam Smith and Matt Brezina in 2006, and is currently based out of San Francisco, CA.




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Xobni offers a new way to organize and search your Outlook email. Xobni creates profiles for each person that emails you. These profiles contain relationship statistics, contact information, social connections, threaded conversations, and shared attachments. Our users tell us that Xobni makes your inbox work the way your mind does.

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