Rover Secures $7M Series B Funding


[Techtaffy Newsdesk], a website that connects dog owners with pet sitters, has secured $7 million in Series B funding. New investor Foundry Group led the round and was joined by existing investor Madrona Venture Group. Brad Feld, managing director of Foundry Group, will join the board as part of the financing.

Currently, Rover has over 100,000 registered users, and provides access to sitters in over 4,300 cities.

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