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Congratulations are in order for Sophia Amoruso. The Nasty Gal founder just raised 9 million in funding from venture capital firm Index Ventures. Amoruso told TechCrunch that Nasty Gal "has been profitable since its early days as an eBay store, and that it brought in...$28 million in revenue in 2011, growing 500% year over year since the very beginning."[TechCrunch]