Celery (YC S12) Raises $2 Million To Help Makers Accept Pre-Orders And Take Payments When Ready To Ship

by Kat Mañalac2/5/2014

“It’s now easier than ever for hardware manufacturers to crowdfund new products, thanks to platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. But what happens when those crowdfunding campaigns are over? Increasingly, hardware startups hope to carry forward the momentum from successful campaigns to accept pre-orders for their products.

Y Combinator-backed Celery wants to be the platform they use to easily integrate pre-orders into their websites. And it just raised $2 million to do so.”

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  • Kat Mañalac

    Kat is the Managing Outreach Officer at YC. She was Chief of Staff to Alexis Ohanian, cofounder of reddit, before joining YC as its Director of Outreach. Prior to that, Kat was at WIRED Magazine.