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Founders Fund Leads TaskRabbit’s $13 Million Series C Funding Round, Company Announces Two New Board Members

It’s been a thrilling ride at TaskRabbit since the start of the year. In that time, we acquired another startup, SkillSlate; released our API; partnered with Bravo TV to launch our service in Austin at SXSWi 2012; opened up our service in Seattle, Portland, and San Antonio; and we debuted our on-demand delivery service in San Francisco, called Deliver Now. In that time, Task volume has increased four-fold and gross bookings have nearly quintupled. Yep, we’ve been pretty busy. And we’re not stopping anytime soon! We’re thrilled to announce today that we’ve received $13 million in Series C financing, led by Founders Fund. Existing investors — including Shasta Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Baseline Ventures, Shervin Pishevar, and 500 Startups — also invested in the round. The new funds will support us in aggressively expanding the engineering and product teams, as well as the executive team. [pullshow] Founders Fund’s Bruce Gibney will join TaskRabbit’s Board of Directors, as will former eBay Vice President and current Trunk Club Chief Operating Officer, Rob Chesney. Rob’s vast expertise in …