Seattle Startup PlaceFull.com Secures $1Million In Funding To Speed Adoption Of Private Label Brand And Expand Into New Markets
SEATTLE, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Founded by two former Microsoft execs, Ryan Hamlin and George Webb, PlaceFull has raised $1 Million in seed funds from several angel investors in the Seattle area. PlaceFull is a local startup helping small businesses grow and expand their online presence by providing flexible marketing solutions and online booking capabilities. These funds will be used to power PlaceFull's expansion into new markets across the U.S. and to speed the adoption of PlaceFull's Private Label Platform, a back-end solution that allows businesses to embed online booking on their own websites.
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"Today consumers expect merchants to have the ability to book online. Already, over 60% of our bookings occur after businesses have gone home for the night. That is why we created PlaceFull; we want to make it convenient and seamless for consumers to be able to purchase online, which helps drive more revenue to local merchants." - Ryan Hamlin, CEO
Six months after launch, PlaceFull has over 550 listings in the Seattle and Portland areas and has brought in tens of thousands of dollars in revenue for local businesses. There are plans in the works to expand PlaceFull into new markets.If you are interested in learning more about PlaceFull, check out our new "How it Works" video Please feel free to reach out if you need more info or want to chat about how PlaceFull is helping small businesses grow and helping to make busy parents' lives easier.
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