Safeguard Gives Swaptree $3.35 Million


Swaptree, a Boston-based Web startup that helps people trade used books, CDs, DVDs, and video games, has obtained $3.35 million in Series C funding from Wayne, PA-based Safeguard Scientifics, according to a release today from Safeguard. The company’s advertising-supported site matches up people who want to swap media items and helps them print out shipping labels.

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