gets $8M in funding

By staff writers

August 16, 2011 -- has secured $8 million in a series B funding led by Benchmark Capital. Series A investor Mayfield Fund also participated in the round., launched in May 2011, allows users without dental insurance to make informed decisions about their dental care by offering price transparency and discounts up to 60% on their dental procedures.

The additional capital from Benchmark and Mayfield Fund will fund a number of key business growth initiatives, including consumer marketing and the continued development of Brighter's network of dentists, according to the company.

This round of funding comes after a seed funding in January 2010 and series A funding of $5 million in December 2010, both led by Mayfield Fund.

Copyright © 2011

To read this and get access to all of the exclusive content on create a free account or sign-in now.

Member Sign In:
MemberID or email address:  
Do you have a password?
No, I want a free membership.
Yes, I have a password:  
Forgot your password?
Sign in using your social networking account:
Sign in using your social networking