CustomMade Raises $18 Million of Seed Funding
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Boston, Massachusetts – CustomMade, an online marketplace connecting Buyers who want one-of-a-kind creations with professional and passionate Makers of those goods has raised $18 million of seed funding led by Atlas Ventures and Google Ventures and also backed by a roster of top VC firms. The backers includes Schooner Capital, Next View Ventures, First Round Capital and Launch Capital.
“When we launched CustomMade, we wanted to tap a vein of demand for products that have a deeper meaning for both the buyers and the makers of those products,”says CustomMade CEO Mike Salguero. “As we see the marketplace for our buyers and makers’ projects steadily grow, we have redoubled our commitment to that vision.”
Aside from the venture capital funding, the company also made notable announcements such as Jim Haughwout, previously of AOL is now part of CustomMade as SVP Engineering & Ops. Fred Destin of Atlas Ventures and Rich Miner of Google Ventures also joined the company’s board of directors.
Funding Total: $18,000,000
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|Investors: Atlas Venture , NextView Ventures, Google Ventures, First Round Capital, LaunchCapital, Schooner Capital|