Liftopia Scores $1.3M

San Francisco-based Liftopia, which operates an online site for scoring lift tickets and other mountain resort activity tickets, has raised $1.3M in a new funding round, the firm said today. The round was led by First Round Capital, and also included angels Dave Morin, Chris Sacca, Erik Blachford, and Sam Shank. Liftopia said the new round brings its total raised to $3M. Liftopia operates an online site where people can buy lift tickets at a discount. The firm said the funds will go to expanding its platform. Liftopia helps ski resorts better manage pricing and demand issues, by offering up date specific, non refundable tickets at a discount to visitors. More information »