CityVoter Closes Second Round

CityVoter closed a second round of funding for $2.6 million. It was announced today: today announced it has closed a second round of funding for $2.6 million. Second round primary investors include Allen & Company and Series A investors Dace Ventures. The company welcomes Curt Viebranz, former CEO of Tacoda, Bradley Wechsler, co-CEO of IMAX, and media investor Vivi Nevo to its advisory board.

CityVoter has been chugging along, adding partners. Recently the site added Hearst’s SF Chronicle as a partner. CityVoter uses voting to generate top lists rather than asking users to write extended narrative reviews:

But where’s that iPhone app?


One Response to “CityVoter Closes Second Round”

  1. Julian Says:

    Bailout? What bailout?! Interesting/refreshing/encouraging/puzzling to see that startups are still securing new rounds of funding in this environment. I like CityVoter’s concept but that space is crowded, with everyone trying to distinguish themselves from the pack. Our idea at – use video to eliminate (or at least minimize) the uncertainty.

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