Poppy

Reinventing childcare for today's families

LOCATION Seattle, WA

COMPANY SIZE Less than 5

# OF ENGINEERS Less than 5

FUNDING $2M - $5M

REMOTE WORK OK? Yes

EXTENDED EXERCISE WINDOW? No

TAGS childcare, SMS, Marketplaces, YC Winter 2016

What do we do?

Poppy finds and vets the best childcare professionals. Our platform matches the right team of sitters to each family and makes scheduling simple when parents text in a request. We're tackling an industry that 30M families rely on each week and are growing 50% each month.

Our press coverage

http://www.geekwire.com/2016/poppy-raises-cash-expands-on-demand-childcare-service-in-seattle-region/
http://www.kiro7.com/news/seattle-app-poppy-offers-immediate-babysitters-for-parents/53520927
https://www.parentmap.com/article/been-a-while-since-your-last-date-night-try-poppy

Our Founders

Richerd Chan

Avni Patel Thompson

Our investors

  • Founder’s Fund
  • Adam D'Angelo
  • Soma Capital
  • Paul Buchheit
  • Madrona