Rover.com has raised a $7 million funding round led by the Foundry Group, AllThingsD reports. This brings the service, which connects dog owners to potential sitters in 4,300 cities, to over $10 million in funding.
“On January 25, 1995, at 9:28 A.M. Moscow time, an aide handed a briefcase to Boris Yeltsin… A small light near the handle was on, and inside was a screen displaying information indicating that a missile had been launched four minutes earlier from somewhere in the vicinity of the Norwegian Sea, and that it appeared to be headed toward Moscow. Below the screen was a row of buttons. This was the Russian “nuclear football…” — The New Yorker