Aussie Airpair raises 1m from y combinator pitch
Aussie’s AirPair raises $1m-plus after Y Combinator demo day!
AirPair founder, Bondi-raised Jonathan Kresner betrayed his surfing roots by pitching without shoes at the Y Combinator demo day last month, and his start-up AirPair rode a wave to $1 million-plus funding within 48 hours.
Investors include the Quora co-
founder and creator of Facebook Connect, Charlie Cheever, a linked in executive, Dennis Mars (who took airbnb to Europe ), a group of hni from Angel List (organised by Australian Ash Fontana) and has Australian entrepreneur Bardia Houseman on the board
Airpair brokers video consultations between developers and software experts,
He will visit his family in Australia this month and see if there’s anything he can do to encourage the start-up culture in Australia!