AVOS Systems, the Internet venture started by YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, has closed a Series A venture capital financing round with some help from old friends.
Google Ventures led the Series A round, along with New Enterprise Associates, according to AVOS. Madrone Capital and China-based Innovation Works also participated in the financing. AVOS did not divulge how much it raised in the round.
Hurley and Chen made a name for themselves in the Web community. In their new role as leaders of AVOS, . The new company also operates China-based Pinterest-like site, Mei.fm and is .
AVOS plans to use the new funds to "accelerate growth." The company is also eyeing possible acquisitions, though it didn't say what it might be considering buying.