Snowball Factory Raises Funding

Beverly Hills-based The Snowball Factory, the developer of, a URL shortener for domains, and, software for updating Facebook from Twitter, has raised $562,600 in an equity funding round, according to a regulatory filing from the firm Tuesday. Source of the funding was not disclosed. Snowball Factory is headed by Jonathan Strauss, who according to his profile on LinkedIn was most recently a Sr. Product Manager at Yahoo! Widgets. More information »