$5.25M for Vook

Alameda, CA-based Vook, which publishes multimedia-enhanced e-books for the iPhone, iPad, Kindle devices, and the Web, has raised $5.25 million in Series A financing, Dow Jones VentureWire is reporting today. Founder and CEO Brad Inman told the publication that the funds came from VantagePoint Venture Partners and Floodgate Fund, and will be used to expand sales efforts and technology development. The 23-employee startup, which Xconomy profiled in August 2010, previously raised $2.5 million in seed funding from individual investors.

Wade Roush is a freelance science and technology journalist and the producer and host of the podcast Soonish. Follow @soonishpodcast

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