Twitter Raises $35 Million

Feb 20, 2009

Twitter announced it has closed a third round of funding led by Benchmark and Institutional Venture Partners. The round was $35 million. Union Square Ventures and Spark Capital also participated. According to the official Twitter blog, the company was not actively looking for additional funding. This is the first time Benchmark and IVP have invested in Twitter. Union Square Ventures participated in both the Series A and Series B, while Spark Capital joined the Series B funding.