Nitro Rounds Up $3.5M

San Francisco-based Nitro, which develops PDF file creation tools which include such features as combining multiple PDF files, batch support, and editing of PDF files, has raised $3.5M in a funding round, the firm announced this morning. The funding came from Starfish Ventures. Nitro's software allows users to create, edit, sign, and share digital documents in PDF format. The company is led by Sam Chandler, and has operations in both San Francisco and Melbourne, Australia, where it was originally founded. The firm said it has over 250,000 paying customers. The new funding will go towards headcount; the firm said it anticipates hiring 50 new employees this year. More information »