"Ello promises to be the new Facebook, a Facebook without adverts and selling out your data. That promise already seems questionable,
as Ello has taken a $435,000 round of seed funding in January from
FreshTracks Capital, a Vermont-based VC firm. VCs expect a return on
investment. Ello says that it’s going to monetise by selling features.
It might work, but enough to be sustainable and keep VCs happy? Not