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swifto.com

Stage

Series A | Alive

Total Raised

$2.5M

Last Raised

$2.5M | 9 yrs ago

About Swifto

Swifto offers a marketplace that connects dog owners with vetted and screened walkers. The service also lets clients view walkers' routes. The Swifto tracking app sends clients a text at the beginning and at the end of a walk, as well as a photo along the way, and it allows owners to track a walker's progress on a live map of Manhattan through a mobile app as the walker progresses through the route.

Swifto Headquarter Location

349 5th Avenue

New York, New York, 10016,

United States

855-967-5486

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Expert Collections containing Swifto

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Swifto is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Pet Technologies.

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Pet Technologies

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This Collection includes startups that make pet food, treats, and accessories, pet-focused retailers, and pet services like dog walking marketplaces and vet clinics.

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Latest Swifto News

Podcast: Swifto – Dog walking in NYC with GPS tracking

May 15, 2014

Tweet One of the first clients of the service was a person who was looking for a dog walker, and eventually found one through the website. Penina further explored this field to realize one core issue – How could you trust a random stranger with your pet? ; Startup Camel Episode 25: Penina First / Swifto This story is so inspiring – it’s a perfect example of what can happen when you initiate and materialize your ideas. Penina earned her Masters in biotechnology. Though she was determined to leave her mark on the world, she was not going to wait for years to get a study published or a medication approved. Having been bitten early on by the entrepreneurship bug, she built an online service that would connect business owners and employers who need an employee on a short-term notice, and employees who were looking for short term temporary jobs. While this idea turned out to be quite a success in Israel, it didn’t see the same fate in the American market. After she moved to New York City, Penina realized that the market in the big apple was very different from the Israeli one, since employers were far more cautious about the people they hire. One of the first clients of the service was a person who was looking for a dog walker, and eventually found one through the website. Penina further explored this field to realize one core issue – How could you trust a random stranger with your beloved pet? This revolutionized the dog walking business, wherein Penina and her team used technology as a tool that to ensure that the dog walker is actually doing his or her job. They overcame technological limitations by personally interviewing potential dog walkers to gauge how trustworthy and reliable they were. Penina’s success story re-iterates the power of starting off with a simple idea and letting it evolve along the way. Even though many times the original idea changes over time, the spirit of innovation will get you to the right place eventually. This post was originally published on Startup Camel ציוץ Startup Camel Startup Camel podcast reveals the inside stories behind today’s emerging Israeli startups.Every week we release an insightful interview with the founder of a rising Israeli startup. You’ll hear each founder’s personal story about their rises and falls, how they team up with their co-founders, where did the funding came from, and also many useful tips for those of us who are taking this journey right now.So join us every Sunday for a new interview full of inspiration, innovation and fun! Tags:

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  • Where is Swifto's headquarters?

    Swifto's headquarters is located at 349 5th Avenue, New York.

  • What is Swifto's latest funding round?

    Swifto's latest funding round is Series A.

  • How much did Swifto raise?

    Swifto raised a total of $2.5M.

  • Who are the investors of Swifto?

    Investors of Swifto include Benchmark.

  • Who are Swifto's competitors?

    Competitors of Swifto include Wag!, Rover, Barkly Pets, Dogmate, GoFetch and 10 more.

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