Snappr raises $2M to grow the on-demand photography service


Snappr, a on-demand photography use that was partial of YC’s Winter ’17 batch, has sealed $2M in seed funding. Investors embody Airtree Ventures (the largest VC account in Australia, where Snappr was founded), Lars Rasmussen, co-founder of Google Maps and Justin Waldron, co-founder of Zynga.

As a refresher, Snappr is a marketplace for people looking to book a photographer for a print shoot. Besides being means to accommodate final notation bookings, Snappr’s categorical advantage is a affordability.

A 30-minute fire starts during $59 and a two-hour fire is usually $149. These low cost points meant that people are engagement photographers for occasions they would have never formerly suspicion to sinecure a veteran – like a birthday celebration or holiday gathering.

In today’s Instagram-first world, good photos are some-more critical than ever. And like it or not, for some people a large partial of spending income on imagination dishes and practice is a possibility to share it with their amicable networks. So if you’re that person, because not spend an additional $59 on a Snappr photographer to make certain a photos are tip notch?

Snappr was founded in Australia, though in a U.S is still usually accessible in San Francisco, where a association changed after finishing YC. But a startup skeleton to use this new appropriation to fuel a U.S enlargement – starting with San Diego, Seattle, Portland and Los Angeles in a subsequent 60 days, and a East Coast shortly after.

So distant a many renouned engagement (they’ve had around 5,000 so far) is a dual or 3 hour shoot, with a many renouned events being possibly inner association events and family birthday parties. They’ve also had direct for form design photoshoots for LinkedIn or dating apps like Bumble and Tinder.

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