Evan Williams, Ron Conway, Caterina Fake and True Ventures Invest In Web Typography Startup Small Batch

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Stealth startup Small Batch has raised an undisclosed round of equity funding from True Ventures with Twitter co-founder Evan Williams, Flickr and Hunch co-founder Caterina Fake, WordPress/Automattic Founder Matt Mullenweg, renown investor Ron Conway, Chris Sacca, Josh Felser and Dave Samuel participating. Small Batch is launching Typekit, a service that lets designers build sites with web-native typography.

Small Batch was co-founded by Jeffrey Veen, who was one of the founding partners of Adaptive Path and project lead for Measure Map, the well-received web analytics tool that was acquired by Google. After the acquisition, Veen worked at Google and started Small Batch in January of 2009. Veen was also the recipient of TechFellow award a few weeks ago.

Details about Typekit are still limited but Veen says that the company wanted to “build a nimble, safe tool that makes it easier for web designers to do amazing design online.” Typekit plans to launch a preview of the service in the coming weeks with a library of high quality fonts and design typography tools.

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