Stealthy Permuto Raises First VC Round

Permuto Inc., a Palo Alto, Calif.-based stealth startup focused on helping users promote their websites or applications, has raised $6.03 million in Series A funding, according to a regulatory filing. Backers include Onset Ventures and Rembrandt Venture Partners.

The company is led by Shaukat Shamim, former co-founder and CTO of Rhythm NewMedia who currently serves as a venture advisor with Rembrandt. Other company co-founders include Navdeep Saini, former VP of engineering for Yahoo’s search marketing group, and Stanley Wong, former VP of Search Physics Inc.