Validated In National Expansion

Seattle-based Validated, which develops a mobile app and service which provides consumers with transportation credits for parking, ridesharing, mass transit for dining and shopping at bricks and mortar retailers, is in a national expansion effort. The company said it has expanded into 10 cities, including Boston, Chicago, the District of Columbia, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York City, Palo Alto, San Diego, San Francisco, and Santa Monica. The startup had previously only offered its services in Seattle and Portland. The expansion comes a week after the company was featured on Shark Tank on Friday. The company's CEO is Tov Arneson.