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Merkle Loyalty Solutions

Merkle Loyalty Solutions

Formerly 500Friends, Merkle Loyalty Solutions provides loyalty marketing solution for brands and retailers to maximize the profitability of their customers.

500Friends is a company that participated in the YC W10 cohort of Y Combinator and raised an estimated $12,900,000.

Timeline

March 12, 2013
Merkle Loyalty Solutions raises a $5,000,000 series B round from Crosslink Capital and Intel Capital.
March 14, 2012
Merkle Loyalty Solutions raises a $4,500,000 series A round from Crosslink Capital, Intel Capital and Justin Yoshimura.
December 15, 2009
Merkle Loyalty Solutions raises a $1,400,000 seed round from Babak Nivi, David Li, Eric Chen, Jeff Fluhr, Justin Yoshimura, Naval Ravikant, Quest Venture Partners, Richard Chen and Y Combinator.
June 13, 2008
Merkle Loyalty Solutions raises a $7,000,000 series A round from Starfish Ventures.

Funding rounds

People

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Role
LinkedIn

Abdul Popal

Investor

Abdul Popal

Investor

Adam Pearsall

Investor

Adam Pearsall

Investor

Alex Le

Investor

Alex Le

Investor

Andrew Ogawa

Investor

Andrew Ogawa

Investor

Anurag (Anu) Nigam

Investor

Anurag (Anu) Nigam

Investor

Benjamin Ling

Investor

Benjamin Ling

Investor

Bob Tekiela

Founder

Bob Tekiela

Founder

Carey Lai

Investor

Carey Lai

Investor

Channing Conger

Employee

Channing Conger

Employee

Chris Yeh

Investor

Chris Yeh

Investor

Christine Herron

Investor

Christine Herron

Investor

David Selinger

Advisor

David Selinger

Advisor

Don Hutchison

Investor

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