HubSpot is a company that develops and markets a software product for inbound marketing also called HubSpot. The software has features for social media marketing, email marketing, content management, web analytics and search engine optimization among others. Hubspot was founded by Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2006. Originally funded by Shah and a faculty member at MIT, it raised more than $100 million in funding from Larry Bohn, General Catalyst Partners, David Skok, Matrix Partners, Rob Theis, Scale Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures, SalesForce and Fidelity. The company advocates for the inbound marketing concept in its own marketing through viral videos, Twitter, webinars and an annual inbound marketing report.