Seesmic, the online video conversation platform, announced it has received $6 million in series B financing co-led by Omidyar Network, the investment firm of eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, and venture capital firm, Wellington Partners. The new round brings the total funding amount raised by Seesmic to $12 million. Seesmic enables users to share experiences on blogs, social networks, and with each other by uploading videos straight from their webcam or mobile device. The company will use the investment to further develop its video platform and to start its global rollout.
(www.seesmic.com, www.omidyar.net, www.wellington-partners.com)