Grand St., a NYC-based startup that operates a marketplace for creative technology, raised $1.3m in seed funding.
The round was led by First Round Capital, with participation from betaworks, Collaborative Fund, MESA+, Quotidian Ventures and Undercurrent and individual investors David Tisch and Gary Vaynerchuk.
The company intends to use the capital to grow their team (now at 7) and continue to improve the experience for users.
Co-founded by Amanda Peyton, Joe Lallouz and Aaron Henshaw and launched on December 14 2012, Grand St. is marketplace for new electronic devices.
Every day, the team choose a new product to highlight, which gets posted to the website and emailed to users.
The company’s promise is to sell products that are delightful, usable, well-crafted, and make the buyer happy.