Minneapolis Startup Kidizen Raises Another $300k, Reaches $1.5m Capitalization


Minneapolis startup Kidizen has closed on another $300k debt financing round according to CEO Dug Nichols.

Kidizen’s mobile, peer-to-peer marketplace allows parents to buy and sell their children’s clothing, toys, shoes and other easily shippable items.


He notes the roud includes both new and previous investors, including Daren Cotter, who is now $150k deep, or 10% of the cumulative ~$1.5m raised to date. Other known backers include Matchstick Ventures, Sofia Fund and Gopher Angels.

Kidizen now counts 8 FTE and crossed the $1mm mark of transaction volume in Q1 of this year.


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