The Rise, Fall, and Rise of Bitly: How a Free Link…

The Rise, Fall, and Rise of Bitly: How a Free Link Shortener Became a Real Business »

Over the previous three years, we had developed the internet’s definitive link shortening tool, shortening millions of links a month and processing millions more in clicks. We were growing like crazy. We had raised $1.5 million in seed funding in 2008 and another $2 million in Series A in 2009.