Narrative has $8 million in new funding & 100 million more reasons to be excited

Narrative has $8 million in new funding & 100 million more reasons to be excited 3

The future, for anyone who wants to tell their own story, has never looked brighter. These are some great things happening at Narrative right now:

8 million in funding

db6d154c-1c88-431c-8e5d-50295ff7552b We’re incredibly excited to announce that Narrative has received $8M in a funding round that was led by Khosla Ventures and followed by existing investors True Ventures and Passion Capital. As Narrative continues to grow with the nascent wearable technology sector, Khosla, whose portfolio includes companies like Theatro, Jawbone and MisFit Wearables, will add tremendous experience, skills and network to our team. Narrative’s Board of Directors welcomes Keith Rabois, formerly COO of Square and now Partner at Khosla Ventures, to the board. Keith joins existing board members Om Malik, founder of GigaOm and partner at True Ventures and Oskar Kalmaru and Björn Wesén (both co-founders of Narrative).

Join in the fun from Stockholm to San Francisco

We’re looking for YOU!

flags The new funding will help fuel development of the Narrative Clip and Service and support an accelerated growth of the team. People at Narrative comes from all corners of the world to work in our four offices: three in Sweden (Stockholm, Linköping, Lund) and, since this past summer, a brand new one in San Francisco. We are building Narrative to offer more features and an even better experience. Opening a US office helps us better serve our North American users and partners. The new office also allows our fantastic support team to offer 18 hours of available support throughout the week and creates a base for maintaining and developing partnerships that will keep Narrative on top. We are currently 35 team members strong and looking to hire more. Will you be our next team member? Have a look at our job openings and give us a shout!

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Fast growth

100 Million photos in 8 months

The Narrative Clip began shipping in January 2014. Eight months later, users have uploaded 100 million photos to the Narrative service! The photo sharing trend is only going up year by year, with around 1.4 billion photos shared daily in 2014. Currently Narrative sees about 700,000 photos uploaded daily by users from around the world. We put together this infographic for more insight into this photo boom. We think people want to easily tell and remember their stories. Check out Susan’s hiking vacation, Andon’s everyday adventures and “short” stories from the Narrative Community here. Want to tell your story? Let us know, we’d love to talk with you!