Posterous is the easiest way to post anything online using email. Just email post@posterous.com and attach any photos, music, video, and documents you want, and we’ll instantly reply with your new good-looking posterous.com blog. No signup, no setup required.

Multiple images become an easy to use image gallery. MP3′s get a flash player. Documents get a Scribd flash preview. If you already use Flickr or Twitter, we can automatically update those services with your posts. Photoblog from your iPhone using email, and get it sent to everywhere you care about too.

Even experienced bloggers can use Posterous to blog-by-email quicker than ever. We also can autopost to every major blog platform, including Blogger, WordPress, Movable Type, Typepad, Livejournal, Tumblr, Xanga, and any blog that supports MetaWebLog API and Really Simple Discovery.

Posterous is a YCombinator-funded company.

Financials

Date Type Amount Investors Valuation
01/01/08 Seed Unknown Y Combinator Unknown
12/01/08 Seed 0.725M Unknown
03/01/10 Series A 4.4M Redpoint Ventures Unknown
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