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A Note from the CEO: New Funding, Expanded Leadership & Job Opportunities

In 2008, I left my Software Engineering job at IBM in Boston and decided to build a little site called RunMyErrand.com.  Three years later, I find myself living in a new city (which just happens to be across the country), managing a company with a new name and brand- TaskRabbit.com, and building a presence in two major markets.  It has been quite a whirlwind.  One of the most important aspects of our success to date has been the truly amazing people I have been lucky enough to surround myself with.  I’ve written many posts on how important it has been to assemble the right team.  As an engineer-turned-entrepreneur, I’ve been so grateful for the amazing advisors and investors who have supported TaskRabbit’s growth along the way.  Today, I am thrilled to announce that Shasta Ventures has led our Series A round of investment and Sean Flynn will be joining the TaskRabbit Board.  The new capital will be used to grow our Service Networking platform and support aggressive expansion into new cities.  I could not be happier having Sean and the entire …