IRL Raises $11M in Funding

IRLIRL, a San Francisco, CA-based social calendar company, raised $11m in funding.

Backers included Goodwater Capital, Founders Fund and Kleiner Perkins. Mike Maples, an early investor in Twitter joined the company’s board of directors.

Started by technology veterans Abe Shafi and Scott Banister, IRL – Social Calendar is an app that allows users to send and receive invites to hang out with friends in real life. It also helps users track the events that matter to them while managing social calendaring.

The app has garnered over 2 million users over the past year.

In total since launch, users have invited each other out to events, concerts, gatherings, games, etc., over 200 million times.



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