Whisper Raises $36M For Secret Sharing

Los Angeles-based Whisper, which develops mobile apps for anonymously sharing confessions, has raised another $36M in funding. The funding came from Tencent, Shasta Ventures, Thrive Capital, Lightspeed Ventures, and Sequoia Capital. The funding brings the company's total raised to around $60M. Whisper's site pairs confessional-style statements from people paired with photos, which can be browsed by other users but are not attributed--or traceable--to any person. More information »