Constant Contact Acquires Social Media Inbox Startup Nutshell Mail

Email marketing company Constant Contact has acquired NutshellMail, a FbFund-backed startup that provides an innovative web-based service that lets users send and receive your messages from social networks, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace and Twitter, in your email inbox. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Founded in 2007, NutshellMail was one of twenty startups incubated within the 2009 class of fbFund REV, Facebook’s joint program with Accel Partners and Founders Fund aimed to help foster quality applications on Facebook Platform.

Constant Contact will use Nutshell to compliment its email marketing, event marketing, and online survey tools for small businesses and nonprofit Constant Contact also announced it will open a Bay Area office.

A number of fbFund startups have seen exits over the past year or so. Groupcard was just acquired by InComm, Weardrobe was acquired by last fall and WedSnap, the developer of Facebook app WeddingBook was bought up by the