By Sudarshana Banerjee

Buffer, a social content sharing service, has closed its seed round with $400,000 in funding from 19 investors. The company says that it already has $20,000 in monthly revenues and some money left over from AngelPad, but went in for funding because it would give them the speed to accelerate things like hiring people, and hiring people fast.

Buffer investors include Eric Kim, Jay Baer, Dharmesh Shah, Hiten Shah, Thomas Korte, and Gokul Rajaram, among others. Instead of the usual press release or blog post announcing the funding, Buffer shares the story of how they met the investors and how they got on board Buffer. You will find their story here.