First Round of Funding
BALTIMORE, MD (March 3, 2014) — SameGrain, Inc. (samegrain.com), an award winning “privacy first” social discovery start-up, announced today that it has secured $800,000 in seed funding. Renowned investor Bill Miller of Legg Mason led the round as a private investor and will be joining SameGrain’s board of directors. The funding will support SameGrain’s future product development, team expansion, and marketing efforts.
SameGrain’s team consists of start-up company veterans from Apple, AOL, Advertising.com, Ernst & Young, and Millennial Media. Prior to the close of this round, the company won several awards, including “Best Start-Up Idea” by the Washington Post and was selected as one of three Maryland start-ups to watch in 2014.