Vanilla Forums Raises $500,000 for its Open Source Software

by Developer.com Staff

Open source community forum software maker, Vanilla Forums, gets $500,000 of funding.

Vanilla Forums announced that it has received $500,000 (CAD) in Series A funding to develop and market it's open source community forum software.

The money came from Montreal Startup, with help from eonBusiness, Norseman Capital and Klein Venture Partners, according to a TechCrunch report.

Vanilla Forums offers an open source version of its forum software, and sells hosting services for use of it's application. A TechStars company last year, the Vanilla Forums boasts clients such as Rackspace, Mozilla and O'Reilly Media.

This article was originally published on Wednesday Jan 20th 2010
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