Series A crunch? Who cares with seed rounds like this? Today, Y Combinator-backed Virool, a self-service social video advertising platform, is announcing its monster “seed” round of $6.62 million. And Virool even got to pick from their choice of investors, institutional and otherwise, according to co-founder and CEO Alex Debelov.
No single VC led the funding, but the line-up of who invested is a fairly large list. On the VC side, there’sThomvest Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurveston, 500 Startups, Phenomen Ventures,TMT Ventures, DominateFund (err, #DominateFund?), and FundersClub.
Individual investors include YC partners Paul Buchheit and Garry Tan, Loopt Co-Founder Sam Altman, Yuri Milner, Lady Gaga’s manager Troy Carter, former Yahoo CTO Farzad (Zod) Nazem, early Zappos investor Erik Moore, and Promus Ventures Founder Mike Collett.