In what appears to be a vote of confidence from several Silicon Valley luminaries, Amitree, whose Closing Time tool offers personalized homebuying checklists, has raised $2.7 million in seed funding from global venture capital firm Accel Partners and individual investors. Individual investors include several former Yahoo execs, including founder and former CEO Jerry Yang, former Chief Technology Officer Farzad Nazem, and former Senior Vice President and Treasurer Gideon Yu, the current president and co-owner of the San Francisco 49ers and a former chief technology officer at Facebook and YouTube. Former Yahoo Senior Vice President Vishal Makhijani, who is also chief operating officer at Udacity and a former COO of Zynga, is also on board for the funding round. Other investors in...
Dec 9, 2013 by Paul Hagey
May 2, 2013 by Inman