Lob tries to maximize snail mail efficiency with another $20M


You probably still get plenty of snail mail at your home — whether that’s wedding invitations, bills or advertisements for new credit cards.

But despite all the efforts to kill that snail mail and get it sent directly to an inbox, there really doesn’t yet seem to be a replacement to that experience of getting home and stepping over those letters from businesses (important or otherwise). And that’s a business that Lob, a company that wants to create a suite of tools that help businesses upload documents they can print and immediately mail to various customers, wants to lock up.

To do that, Lob has raised $20 million from Y Combinator’s Continuity Fund, and former Twitter COO Ali Rowghani is joining the company’s board. Lob today, alongside its snail mail business, is…

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