The Caring.com founding team includes Steve Fram, Chief Technology Officer, and Jim Scott, Editor-in-Chief. Jim and Steve spent eight years at BabyCenter building its site into the leading destination for new and expectant moms, now in 11 countries around the world. The Caring.com editorial team includes writers who have written for The Wall Street Journal, Parenting, WebMD, and Health Magazine, and an impressive advisory board, including Dr. Peter Pompei of Stanford, Dr. Andy Scharlach of UC Berkeley, and David Solie, author of "How To Say It to Seniors: Closing the Communication Gap with Our Elders."
Caring.com has also announced that it has secured $6M in Series A funding from DCM and Split Rock Partners. The funding will support the further development of the Caring.com site, including new features and functionality. Additionally, the financial support from DCM and Split Rock will support the build out of the Caring.com team, including adding to the world class editorial and development teams.
"Eldercare is a $500 billion category that is expected to grow by double digits for the next 30 years," said Tom Blaisdell, General Partner at DCM, who serves on the Caring.com board and provided seed funding to the company at the beginning of the year.
"We believe Caring.com will become the most trusted source of eldercare information and community on the web," said Jim Simons, General Partner at Split Rock Partners, who led the Series A funding.
To sign up for the invitation beta, visit: http://www.caring.com.
Caring.com is a community and content website that provides people who
are caring for aging parents with time-saving information to help them make
better decisions. Founded in 2007 by a team of people who have take
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