Cameo closes $12.5 million series A round

Chicago-based Cameo, founded in 2017, has raised $12.5 million Series A funding. The November 21 deal was led by Silicon Valley firm Lightspeed Venture Partners. Pritzker Group Venture Capital and Bedrock, along with existing investors Chicago Ventures, Starting Line, Origin Ventures and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner also participated. The company previously raised $3.21 million in…

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Chicago-based Cameo, founded in 2017, has raised $12.5 million Series A funding.

The November 21 deal was led by Silicon Valley firm Lightspeed Venture Partners. Pritzker Group Venture Capital and Bedrock, along with existing investors Chicago Ventures, Starting Line, Origin Ventures and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner also participated.

The company previously raised $3.21 million in seed funding from Origin Ventures, Chicago Ventures and other undisclosed investors on February 23, 2018.

Cameo is a provider of an online platform designed as a marketplace to allow booking of personalized video “shout-outs” from celebrities, athletes, and influencers. Fees depend on the price set by the talent. Company co-founders are Steven Galanis, Devon Spinnler Townsend, and Martin Blencowe.

Visit https://www.cameo.com/ to learn more about this company.

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