Blitsy Raises $1M in Funding

Blitsy, a Chicago, IL-based online craft retailer, raised $1m in funding.

The round was led by Chicago Ventures, with participation from FireStarter Fund, Lakewest Venture Partners, and Brian Spaly (CEO of Trunk Club and Bonobos Co-Founder), Lon Chow (General Partner of Apex Venture Capital), and Binh Tran (Technical Co-Founder of Klout) among others.

Led by Ross Petersen, Chief Executive Officer, and Ryan Petersen, Blitsy provides a marketing platform that craft suppliers can utilize to launch online promotions while providing members with access to deals.
The site also offers a stage for sharing inspirational project ideas among other community engagement features.



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