VolunteerSpot Lands $1.5 Million Investment

VolunteerSpot, which creates tools for moms, nonprofit organizers and others to coordinate volunteers, has received $1.5 million.
ff Venture Capital of New York led the investment along with the Central Texas Angel Network, Nebraska Angel network, Angel List and Baylor Angel Network.
The Austin-based startup plans to use the funds for marketing and to double its user base from 1.5 million to 3 million this fall when kids go back to school.
“VolunteerSpot makes giving of your time, talent and money easy for our legion of power moms, teachers and community coordinators who drive the lion share of volunteer activities in this country,” VolunteerSpot CEO, Karen Bantuveris said in a news release.
“VolunteerSpot has tapped into a highly desirable demographic and created an accessible solution to a long-time vexing problem,” John Frankel of ff Venture Capital said in a news release. “ff Venture Capital appreciates VolunteerSpot’s unique approach to both the mom-focused and cause-marketing markets and sees huge potential in their business.”

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