UrbanSitter Raises $1.75 Million in Seed Funding; Expands to Nine New Markets


SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UrbanSitter, an online service for parents and sitters to connect through people they know, has secured $1.75 million in seed funding. Led by First Round Capital, with participation from Rustic Canyon Partners, Menlo Ventures and several angel investors, the funds will further UrbanSitter’s mission to make booking a trusted sitter as easy as booking dinner reservations. The company has also recently expanded to San Diego, Napa Valley and Sonoma, Seattle, Boulder and Lake Tahoe, and will extend to New York, Chicago, Denver and St. Louis over the next month.