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Silicon Valley Grad @Zirtual Raises $2 Million in Series A Funding
Zirtual, a virtual personal assistant service and graduate of the Silicon Valley Founder Institute, announced today they will be receiving $2 million in Series A funding from Tony Hsieh, VegasTechFund, and Mayfield Fund. The San Francisco based startup will soon be packing up and relocating to Las Vegas, NV to join the Downtown Project led by Hsieh (CEO of Zappos), in his effort to revitalize the often overlooked old downtown Las Vegas.
The funding was announced by Leena Rao of TechCrunch in an article entitled “Zirtual Raises $2M From Mayfield, Tony Hsieh To Match Professionals With Virtual Executive Assistants”. To learn more about Zirtual's Series A, read the full article on TechCrunch.
Founded by Maren Kate, Zirtual matches qualified college educated individuals to assist busy professionals with managing schedules, booking travel, and researching projects. In addition, the startup offers services from their partners, including Ruby for receptionists, Uber for travel, and Munchery for food delivery.
Interested in hiring a Zirtual assistant of your own? Check out Zirtual.com to request your invite and learn how a ZA can make your life easier today.