KitSplit Raises $2.1M in Seed Funding

KitSplit, a NYC-based camera rental marketplace, raised $2.1m in seed funding.

Backers included HearstLab, Entrepreneurs Roundtable, 3311 Ventures, NYU Innovation Venture Fund, WTI, and Instagram cofounder Mike Krieger, among others.

Led by cofounder and CEO Lisbeth Kaufman, KitSplit provides a marketplace for camera rentals, allowing filmmakers, photographers, and other visual creatives to rent equipment from thousands of vetted owners and get gear and insurance. The platform also provides a gear advice and concierge service as well as monthly community events.

The company has built a community of over 30,000 members in New York and Los Angeles and will use the funds to continue to expand its business reach.



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