Seesmic lands $4M more for listening to social enterprise customers

Seesmic, a client for reading status updates across Twitter, Facebook and other services,  today announced it has secured a third round of funding of $4 million from popular customer relationship management service Salesforce.com, and a Softbank Group company managed by Softbank Holdings Inc.

Can Sprout Social survive in crowded social monitoring market?

Sprout Social, a social media management and monitoring tool for businesses, today announced its official unveiling and public availability to all businesses. The company announced in May that it won backing from Groupon founders Eric Lefkofsky and Brad Keywell, through their recently launched investment fund Lightbank.