Red Tricycle Raises $1.5M

Seattle-based Red Tricycle, which runs an online site which helps parents learn about local activities, restaurants, stores, and more, has raised $1.5M in a Series A funding, the firm said Thursday. The funding was led by Maveron, and also included 500 Startups, Richmond Park Partners and zulily. Angels Paul Buchheit, Bob Pittman, Jon Nordmark and Jason Calacanis also participated. Red Tricycle also said it has launched a co-marketing deal with Zulily. Red Tricycle is headed by Jacqui Boland. More information »