DogVacay Gets $25M More

Los Angeles-based dog sitting marketplace DogVacay has raised $25M more in a Series B1 funding, the company disclosed this morning, as the competition heats up for the "top dog" in the market. The new round was led by Omers Ventures, and also included GSV Capital, Science Inc., Foundation Capital, Benchmark Capital, First Round Capital, DAG Ventures and Sherpa Ventures. DogVacay is led by Aaron Hirschhorn, a former venture capitalist who came up with the idea with his wife, after they started their own, in-home dog sitting business on Craigslist. The funding comes as competitor also has been ramping up its funding and marketing efforts. More information »