by Erik Sass RallyPoint, a social network for current and former military service members, has raised an additional $5 million, the company revealed in a regulatory filing this week. The latest round of investment brings it total funding to $12 million, with participation by investors including DBL Investors and Asset Management Ventures, both Bay Area venture capital firms specializing in the tech sector.
Launched in 2012, RallyPoint has grown to 14 employees and has over 550,000 members, equal to about one fifth of the active-duty military and one tenth of the total military community, including former service members. That’s up from around 100,000 members a year after it launched. The network has divisions devoted to the various branches of the U.S. military, including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard.
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