Siftery, a San Francisco, CA-based platform for people to share information on productivity products and find what others are using, raised $4m in seed funding.
Backers included 8 Partners, Accelerator Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures, Draper Nexus, Felicis Ventures, Founders Fund, Vast Ventures, Venrock and Adam D’Angelo, Magid Abraham, Safi Bahcall, Ethan Beard, Eric Di Benedetto, David Eisenberg, Scott Faber, Russ Fradin, Mark Gerson, Russell Glass, Jonah Goodhart, Kevin Hartz, Ron Hirson, Auren Hoffman, Scott Howe, Daisuke Iwasa, Warren Jenson, Peter Kellner, Will Lansing, Michael Lazerow, Sam Lessin, Jeremy Lizt, Kevin Mahaffey, Micky Malka, Travis May, Patrick McKenna, Nick Mehta, David Nemetz, Itamar Novick, Brian O’Kelley, Mark Organ, Kim Perell, Jeremy Philips, Julia Popowitz, Joanna Rees, Eric Ries, Grant Ries, Eric Roza, Tod Sacerdoti, Ken Sawyer, Chris Scoggins, Evangelos Simoudis, Eric Stein, Charles Songhurst, Mati Szeszkowski, Omar Tawakol, Tien Tzuo, Jay Weintraub, and Joe Zawadzki.
The company will use the funds to continue to develop its platform, enhance the dataset and expand operations.
Led by Ayan Barua and Vamshi Mokshagundam, Siftery provides companies with a platform to discover software they should buy, with recommendations based on their current stack and what similar companies are using. In six months, the company has gathered a dataset of over 6,000 products across over 140,000 companies.