Greylock, Genesis Partners Find Someone to EatWith
September 19, 2014
EatWith has announced an $8 million Series A financing round led by Greylock Partners, with participation from previous investor Genesis Partners and individual angels. Greylock's Simon Rothman will join the company's Board of Directors. With the funding, EatWith will focus on growth, building on its strong presence in major metros around the world (e.g. Barcelona, Rome, Paris, New York) and fueling expansion in San Francisco.
EatWith’s mission is to create a new dining experience that combines the social exchange involved in dining with others around a table and the comfort of a casual meal at home. The service enables travelers all over the world to meet locals, experience their culture firsthand and try genuinely homemade food. Founded in 2012, EatWith now has more than 500 hosts on its platform who have broken bread with tens of thousands of guests in more than 30 countries and 160 cities worldwide.