Startup ePluribus Raises $865k to Turn Facebook into a Feedback Tool for Local, State and Federal Officials

Government Technology: A startup trying to help facilitate more direct engagement between constituents and legislators has raised $865,000 from a pool of angel investors.

The company, ePluribus, is a venture from two brothers who started out with an idea while studying at Stanford University — since then, one has graduated and the other is taking a break to focus on the startup. Their idea, in a nutshell, was to create tools to verify the identity of constituents and then use social media and other tools to funnel their feedback on specific issues to the people who represent them.

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