Funding and Acquisitions Roundup: EasyPost raises $850,000 in Seed funding for its ecommerce shipping API

By Editor June 7, 2013

By Brian Kovalesky, StartUp Beat Editor

Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:

EasyPost, which has developed an API meant to simplify the integration of postage and shipping into ecommerce sites, has closed an $850,000 Seed funding round. Investors include Y Combinator, SV Angel, Start Fund and CrunchFund. The startup has developed an API that connects to major shippers like UPS, FedEx and the USPS, which the company claims is easier to integrate and leads to more accurate tracking of shipped goods. San Francisco-based EasyPost was founded in 2012 and was founded by former VC Jarrett Streebin and former Google software engineer Jon Calhoun.

Vital Stats:


HQ: San Francisco

Founders: Jarrett Streebin, Jon Calhoun

Investors: Y Combinator, SV Angel, Start Fund, CrunchFund, Mesa+, Andreas Resch, Kevin Barenblat, Lars Kamp, Ullas Naik, Shawn Bercuson, Rahul Vohra

Innovation: Simplifying and making shipping more efficient for ecommerce web sites through an API that connects to major shippers like UPS, FedEx and the USPS.

Total Funding: $850,000

(Sources: EasyPost, TechCrunch)

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