Your Content Goes HereIn August 2010, seven months after the app launched on the App Store, Techcrunch.com reported that Foodspotting users from all over the world had spotted and uploaded around 100,000 different dishes. The app had been downloaded more than 120,000 times.
Techcrunch.com reported that Foodspotting had also secured a $750,000 seed round of funding from the group of investors, led by Aydin Senkut’s Felicis Ventures, Dave McClure’s 500 Startups, and Shana Fisher’s High Line Venture Partners. Individual angel investors included Steve Lee, the product manager of Google Latitude at the time, and Derek Dukes of Dipity.
In an interview published in May 2011, Darabi said that the Foodspotting app had been downloaded more than 600,000 times on the Apple App Store.
By November 2011, Foodspotting had raised a further $3 million in Series A funding. According to Fastcompany.com, the site had grown to nearly 300,000 monthly visitors, and more than 275,000 food recommendations had been made.