‘Airbnb For Retail’ Startup Storefront Raises $7.3M From Spark Capital, Expands To LA

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Now more than ever, both big brands and independent merchants are looking for flexibility in the way that they reach consumers. With Storefront, they’re able to find space to set up popup shops or sell items in boutiques without all the hassle that comes with leasing space and building out their own stores.

After raising $1.6 million in seed funding last summer, the AngelPad-backed startup is announcing today that it has brought on an addition $7.3 million in funding led by Spark Capital. Along with the funding, Spark general partner Mo Koyfman will be joining the company’s board of directors.

Previous investors include Mohr Davidow Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, 500 Startups, David Tisch’s BoxGroup, and Sand Hill Angels, among others.

Storefront launched as a platform to connect those who have shops or empty real estate in highly trafficked areas with merchants who wish to make their goods available…

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