Polywork Secures $3.5M in Seed Funding

Polywork, a New York based new professional social network, secured $3.5m in seed funding.

The round was led by Caffeinated Capital with participation from:

·      Kindred Capital (Leila Zegna)

·      Goldcrest Capital (Adam Ross)

·      Bungalow Capital (Matt Ziskie, Dave Ambrose)

·      Worklife VC (Brianne Kimmel)

·      Max Levchin (SciFi VC, Founder, Paypal, CEO at Affirm)

·      Kevin Lin (co-founder of Twitch)

·      Steve Chen (co-founder of YouTube)

·      Scott Belsky (founder and CEO of Behance) 

·      Joel Flory (CEO at VSCO) 

·      Leif Abraham (founder of Public.com) 

·      Jon Weiner (founder of Money 2020)

·      Richard Fearn (Angel Investor, Breakdancer, Broadway Producer)

·      Larry Chu (Lawyer, Angel Investor)

·      Heston Berkman (Angel Investor)

·      Michael Mignano (co-founder of Anchor)

·      Dan Romero (Angel investor, ex-Coinbase)

·      Sriram Krishna (Investor, ex-Tinder)

·      Jeremy Yap (Angel Investor)

·      Risto Lahdesmaki (Investor, Founder of Idean)

The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand operations and its development efforts.

Founded by Peter Johnston, Polywork is a professional social network that lets users create a free personal webpage, share what they’re up to both personally and professionally and send collaboration requests to others on the network. It launched in invite-only Beta in late April 2021.