Xobni Raises $7 Million

Xobni Corp., a San Francisco-based provider of email analytics software, has raised $7 million in Series B funding. Cisco Systems was joined by return backers Khosla Ventures, First Round Capital, Baseline Ventures and Atomico.


Xobni, the popular Outlook plug-in, today announced it has closed a $7 million B Round that includes participation from new investor Cisco Systems, as well as Xobni’s existing investors – Khosla Ventures, First Round Capital, Baseline Ventures, and Atomico.

Xobni has been focused for the past year on creating a simple solution for people suffering from communications overload,” said Jeff Bonforte, CEO of Xobni. “We are just getting started. With this funding, Xobni will keep pushing our innovation on uncovering and leveraging all the amazing information and relationships locked up in our overloaded inboxes, particularly in Microsoft Outlook, the most utilized inbox in the world.”

The additional investment round crowns a year of rapid user growth and product development for Xobni. In the past seven months, Xobni has evolved from a private, invite-only beta to publicly available software that’s been downloaded over 1.5 million times. Xobni has also created strategic partnerships with LinkedIn, Facebook, Yahoo! Mail, Skype and Hoover‘s to bring valuable data into Microsoft Outlook, allowing Xobni users a way to better manage their relationships and communications from various platforms in one place.

About Xobni

Xobni is a San Francisco startup that shifts the focus of your email from one-by-one messages to the valuable relationships they reveal. Xobni offers lightning fast search and organization of your inbox. Xobni launched to private beta in September 2007 and opened to the public in May 2008. For more information, go to www.xobni.com.