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Thismoment Secures $22 Million Series C Funding

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Thismoment, a provider of social content management software for brands, has secured $22 million in its C-Round funding led by Trident Capital. Eric Jeck, venture partner at Trident Capital, joined the company’s board in conjunction with the financing. He serves alongside existing investors Mark Fernandes, managing director at Sierra Ventures, and Tim Mayhew, managing director at Fenway Partners.

Thismoment will use the financing to expand its operations within the United States and establish new offices in Europe, Latin America and Asia. Thismoment will also use the funds to accelerate its DEC platform development and to further enhance and expand the DEC Partner Network.

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