Sōsh, a San Francisco, CA-based site that helps people discover things to do in their local area, raised $10.1m in Series B financing.
The round was led by Khosla Ventures, with participation from prior investors Battery Ventures, Mike Krieger, co-founder of Instagram, and Don Graham, former CEO of the Washington Post. In conjunction with the funding, Khosla’s Keith Rabois joined Sōsh’s Board of Directors.
The company intends to use the funds to expand to additional cities (it has just launched Sōsh NYC), its product plans, and introduce a marketplace for local activities.
Led by Rishi Mandal, co-founder and CEO, Sōsh structures and aggregates massive amounts of data about the offline world about things to do, the weather, etc., and match that data against a user’s interests, preferred neighborhoods, current location, friends’ preferences, to generate recommendations.
The company is hiring (read here).
See the company’s funding history here.