Sittercity Raises $13 Million

SittercitySittercity has raised $13 million in financing. Investors in the round include Bright Horizons Family Solutions. Existing investors Apex Venture Partners, Baird Venture Capital, I2A Funds, Point Judith Capital, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, and the State of Wisconsin Investment Board also participated in the investment, and was joined by debt provider Square 1 Bank.

Sittercity is an online portal that connects families with caregivers, including nannies, care companions, and pet sitters.

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