vSocial Gets $1.5M

Tempe, Arizona-based social networking and video sharing site vSocial said Thursday that it has received $1.5M in angel funding from Silicon Valley angel investors, and launched its vConnect online video services. The funding came from Consor Capital and angel investor Ron Conway. The company's new vConnect services allow companies and others to create their own video channels, micro-sites, and communities. The new services allow any company to create their own branded video sites. vSocial said that the firm is leveraging Arizona-based LimeLight Networks for hosting and colocation, and Akamai for its content delivery network. More information »