StackSocial Gets Seed Round

Los Angeles-based StackSocial, the e-commerce software developer out of the Amplify accelerator, has announced $800,000 in a seed funding round this morning, from 500 Startups, Siemer Ventures, EchoVC Partners, Amplify LA, as well as angels Paige Craig, Tim Draper, Penny Black, Jim Pallotta, Rick Merrill, Josh Resnick, Mark Schwartz, and Jeff Lapin. The firm, headed by Josh Payne, develops a way for web publishers to integrate e-commerce into their websites. Hints of the funding came out earlier this month when the firm showed up on Siemer Ventures' list of portfolio companies. More information »