Foodzie Gains $1M

Boulder, Colorado-based Foodzie, an online marketplace focused on artisanal food, has scored $1M in a seed financing round, the firm said Tuesday. The funding came from Jeff Clavier of SoftTech VC, First Round Capital, and other angel investors. Foodzie was part of Boulder-based TechStars 2008 class; the firm's angel investors include David Cohen, one of the founders of TechStars. According to Foodzie's CEO, Rob LaFave, the investment will go towards launching its marketplace, to expand its development team, and for strategic marketing. More information »