Fountain Raises $4.0M in Series A Funding

fountain-fullFountain, a San Francisco, CA-based app that provides consumers real-time help from trusted home & garden experts, raised $4.0m in Series A funding.

The round was led by Shasta Ventures with participation from First Round Capital.

The company will use the funds to expand operations.

Co-founded by Aaron Patzer, CEO, and Jean Sini, CTO, Fountain is a mobile app (iOS only for now) that connects users to an expert over video chat. It allows them to ask a question in plain English, Fountain’s algorithms understand both the question and the skills needed to answer it,¬†and match users with the right expert on the spot, via audio, video, text, photo sharing, screen sharing and white-boarding.



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