Firespotter Labs has raised $15 million in Series B financing led by Andreessen Horowitz. Existing investor, Google Ventures, also joined the round. Blake Krikorian, co-founder and former CEO of Sling Media, joins Wesley Chan, Partner at Google Ventures, and Craig Walker, Chairman, CEO and co-founder of Firespotter Labs, on the board. The company says it will use the financing to expand its engineering team and develop its telephony-based product line.
Firespotter Labs was founded in April 2011 by Craig Walker, John Rector, Brian Peterson, and Alex Cornell. With an initial investment of $3 million from Google Ventures, Firespotter released their first product, Nosh, in July 2011. Like Yelp for menu-items, Nosh allows users to rate and review individual dishes. Firespotter released their second product, Jotly, in December 2011. Firespotter’s third offering was NoshList, the free wait list application for the iPad. In May 2012, Firespotter launched their fourth product, ÜberConference.
Based in California, Firespotter Labs is a product-focused team of developers and designers focused on everyday technology.