DailyD Raises $5 Million For Family-Focused Daily Deals


Family focused Daily Deals service, DailyD raised $5 million according to a southern California news site and their SEC filing yesterday.

DailyD’s chairman is LowerMyBills.com founder Matt Coffin – he sold the company to Experian for $330 million in 2005.

DailyD faces steep competition in the Family vertical, including doodledeals (who has inked a distribution partnership with Diapers.com), DC based Certifikid, and SF based Mamapedia.

Daily Deal Financings
DailyD is the most recent in a long list of venture financings in the Daily Deals space, including:

  • Groupon raised $173 million from DST, Accel, NEA, Battery and more
  • LivingSocial raised $49 million from Lightspeed, Grotech, US Venture, and Steve Case
  • BuyWithMe raised $21 million from BainCapital Ventures and Matrix
  • Bloompsot raised at least $9 million from Menlo Ventures, True Venture and others
  • Tippr (owned by Kashless, Inc) has raised at least $5 million from RRE
  • HomeRun raised an undisclosed amount from First Round Capital, Founder Collective and others
  • Zozi raised an undisclosed amount from Zig Capital, 500 Startups and LaunchCapital
  • Doodledeals is a product of NYC incubator LaunchTime LLC
  • Yipit raised $1.3 million from RRE, DFJ Gotham, SV Angel and others

Jim Moran is cofounder of Yipit. This post was written for Yipit’s blog, and is republished with permission.

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