StockTwits.com, a Twitter- and Tumblr-powered financial bulletin board, has closed an angel round of financing. The site skims Twitter for messages people tag with stock symbols — $GOOG for Google, for instance — and aggregates them on a Tumblr site with stock charts, tags, and comments.
StockTwit’s investors include Wallstrip founder Howard Lindzon and Roger Ehrenberg — both investors in Silicon Alley Media, this site’s parent company — as well as Mytrade.com founders Andy and Landon Swan. Betaworks, the NYC-based “business acceleration platform”/incubator-that-hates-the-word-incubator, is also involved in the venture.
Here’s what a StockTwit looks like on their site:
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