LocBox Unlocks $5.1M

San Francisco-based LocBox, a developer of email marketing software for small businesses, has raised $5.1M in a Series A funding round, the firm said today. The round was led by InterWest Partners, and also included Google Ventures, Accel Partners, and 500 Startups. Other individual investors in the round included Anand Rajaraman, Venky Harinarayan, and Deep Nishir. LocBox helps automate email outreach to customers, including birthday reward emails, special Facebook offers, gift cards, and much more. Keval Desai of InterWest joins the company's board as part of the funding. More information »