Zaarly Raises $14.1M in Series A Funding

Zaarly, a San Francisco, CA-based mobile commerce start-up, has raised $14.1m in Series A funding.

The round was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersiFund and Sands Capital Ventures, with participation from CMEA, Venture51, Crunchfund, Marc Ecko, and Artists and Instigators.

In conjunction with the funding, John Suliman of SCV and Chi-Hua Chien of KPCB have joined the company’s board, along with HP CEO and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman.

Led by CEO and co-founder Bo Fishback, Zaarly provides users with mobile apps (Android and iPhone) and a website to buy and sell products, services/tasks and experiences with other people in their neighborhoods through a mobile, local marketplace.

It is available in New York, San Francisco, Kansas City, Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Charlotte, Washington DC and Seattle.

Zaarly is also backed by Ashton Kutcher, Felicis Ventures, Bill Lee, Naval Ravikant, Lightbank, SV Angel, Paul Buchheit, and Thrive Capital.



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