Poncho, a NYC-based weather service, raised $2.4m in seed funding.
The round was led by Lightspeed Ventures.
The company will use the funds to continue to develop the platform and expand operations.
Led by CEO Sam Mandel, Poncho leverages SMS and email to bring minimal weather news and alerts in an entertaining way, complete with a GIF. as well as provides. The company, which was launched out of betaworks, is currently hiring.