Cairn closes $1.7 million in funding from strategic investors

Cairn, a community where outdoor enthusiasts discover new products and ideas, closes $1.7 million in funding to expand its offerings, team and community. Investors who bring their expertise to the company include Brian Spaly, founder of Bonobos and founder and CEO of Trunk Club; Rick Dalzell, Former Amazon SVP & CIO, and board member at Intuit; and Jim Collis, private equity partner at Seaport Capital and board member at Hydro Flask. For more information visit www.getcairn.com.

“Cairn is a cutting edge brand that is more than a subscription box service,” said Brian Spaly. “Cairn is changing the outdoor industry and creating a unique community built around innovation, inspiration, quality, data and a love for the outdoors.”

With this new capital, Cairn will focus on continuing to grow its team and expanding its offerings to the outdoor community and industry brands. Along with this financing, co-founder Jared Peterson left a ten-year career at Apple to join Cairn full time as chief technology and operations officer. Peterson’s many responsibilities include building a technology and infrastructure platform to support significant expansion and a seamless user experience.

Cairn works with a wide range of high quality emerging and established companies to provide value to both the Cairn community and the companies in the outdoor industry. Added Andre Walker of prAna, “By partnering with Cairn, we reach new consumers, increase brand awareness and collect unique data and feedback. We plan to be a longtime partner of Cairn.”

“I have spent my career working with companies that utilize technology and data to transform industries and deliver a great service to customers,” said Rick Dalzell. “As an avid outdoor enthusiast, I see a significant opportunity for Cairn and am excited to be an investor and advisor to the company.”

For more information, go to www.getcairn.com.

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