Digsy, an Irvine, CA-based free butler service for finding commercial space for business, raised a funding of undisclosed amount.
Backers included Gil Amelio (former CEO of Apple), Gordon Stephenson (board member with Zillow) and Sean Ellis (GrowthHackers.com and DropBox), K5 Ventures, Tech Coast Angels, early LoopNet executives and other angels.
Founded by 15 year commercial real estate agent and former SVP of Lee & Associates, Andrew Bermudez (CEO); former Googler; Romy Maxwell (CTO); and former product designer of PlatinumMD (acquired by SK Telecom), Alex Bloore (chief product officer), Digsy allows startups and mid-sized businesses to find office, warehouse and retail space via a premium search service experience—free of charge.
It provides an on-demand butler service for finding commercial office, warehouse or retail space. It partners with vetted local commercial real estate agents who serve as free “search butlers” and uses machine learning in addition to proprietary software technology to pair businesses with the right butler to quickly find them space.
To date, the year-old startup has allowed over 100 businesses including startups ZenDrive, Vulcun, Tidy and Connectifier to find space.