FetchDog Receives $4,000,000 New Funding Round

  • Feed Type
  • Date
    2/10/2009
  • Company Name
    FetchDog
  • Mailing Address
    100 Fore St Portland, ME 04101
  • Company Description
    FetchDog began as the dream of a bunch of dog-crazy friends with a common complaint—why was there no great place online to shop for our dogs or to connect with dog experts and other dog lovers?

    We wanted products that were sturdy, practical, yet beautiful to look at­, not stuff that looked like it belonged in Dad’s den or the garage. We wanted thoughtfully-designed items that would complement our tastes and lifestyle. And we wanted our dogs to enjoy naturally healthy food, treats, and health care products free of chemicals and byproducts. Most of all, we wanted all these things in one convenient place so we could spend less time shopping and more time with our best friends.

    Ideas for the best-ever dog website came by listening to those in the know—dog lovers like you. Here’s what we heard: in addition to beautifully-designed products and a hassle-free shopping experience, people wanted a place to explore health questions, find training tips for new pups or older ones with bad hab

  • Website
    http://www.fetchdog.com
  • Transaction Type
    Venture Equity
  • Transaction Amount
    $4,000,000
  • Transaction Round
    Undisclosed
  • Proceeds Purposes
    The company plans to use the funding to improve its infrastructure, develop new content, entertainment and philanthropic initiatives as well as to expand its executive team starting with life-long pet owner, and internationally recognized media executive, Claude P. Sheer. “Claude has successfully grown a wide range of content businesses in the course of his career, from NYSE traded technology content company Ziff-Davis to internet start up Menupages.com, which was recently sold to New York Media,” noted Shaw. “
  • M&A Terms
  • Venture Investor
    Borealis Ventures
  • Venture Investor
    Undisclosed

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